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Is Keeping Kosher Cruel?

By Deborah Weitzmann, June 24, 2011

Animal rights activists argue that suffering and pain is much greater for animals in Jewish slaughterhouses as they are not stunned before being slit. There has been a lot of negative publicity about the Jewish community's defense over the religious regulations of kosher production systems, which if banned would quash the civil liberties of Jews.