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Swiss Parliament Contemplates Kosher Meat Import Ban (Again)

There are many who oppose the bill because they would no longer be able to enjoy their foie gras or goose liver pâté.

Assemblyman Werpin Wants Public Schools to Serve Kosher, Halal

Kosher airline meals are the most expensive type of airline meal served, costing nearly twice as much as standard meals, and offered at no additional cost.

NYC Lawmakers, Educators and Advocates Calls for Halal, Kosher Public School Lunch Options

Advocates, lawmakers and educators are banding together to call for Halal and Kosher lunch options for students in New York City public schools.

Belgian Court Upholds Shechita Laws Despite Challenge by Lawmakers

Belgian parliamentarians have lost their bid to ban the Jewish ritual slaughter of meat - for now.

Right-Wing UK Independence Party Backs Shechita Ban

Britain's right-wing UK Independence Party has outraged Jews by announcing it is backing a ban on shechita, a reversal of its prior policy.

Polish Court Rules Ban on Shechitah Unconstitutional

The ban was ruled unconstitutional by the narrowest of margins in a 5-4 vote.

Muslims Want Halal Food in NYC Schools – Kosher Not Option

NYC council members proposed legislation requiring NYC public schools offer Islamic-compliant food.

Danish Jewish Leader Disputes Report of Ban on Kosher Slaughter

The president of Denmark’s Jewish community has disputed a government minister’s claims that new regulations would outlaw all kosher slaughter in the country. “We find...

New Law Mandates Proper Labeling for Kosher Foods Going to Pantries

Kosher and halal meals going to food pantries must be tracked and labeled as such under a new federal law. An amendment to the Federal...

Agudah Presses U.S. Military on Kosher Field Meals

Agudath Israel of America has asked the Pentagon to restore kosher field meals and charged that the Defense Logistics Agency had solicited a bid...

Amsterdam Falafel Joint Takes Israelis for a Non-Kosher Ride

By the time they end up at Baba’s Grillroom in central Amsterdam, Israeli tourists tend to be somewhat distracted. Situated near the famous Rembrandt Square,...

Quebec to Tighten Regulations on kosher, Halal Meat Production

Quebec’s agricultural minister is looking to tighten regulations for kosher and halal meat production. “We want the slaughter to happen in the most complete conditions...

Council of Europe Says Ritual Circumcision Won’t Be Banned

Sometimes anti-Semitism is its own best antidote because it makes its sewage makers look as ignorant as they are. After a Council of Europe body said circumcision violates human rights, its leader rejected the idea.

Jewish, Muslim Leaders Unite to Fight Polish Ritual Slaughter Ban

The directors of the Jewish Community Center of Krakow and the Krakow Islamic Center are joining forces to fight Poland’s ban on Jewish and...

French Senator Receives Death Threats over Anti-Shechitah Stance

A French senator said she will complain to police over death threats she received after proposing special labels for halal and kosher meat. Sylvie Goy-Chavent...

Poland Rejects ‘Shechitah’ Kosher Slaughter

Campaigning against ritual slaughter on the grounds of “animal rights’ is a popular tactic to make lives difficult for Jews and Muslims. Take Poland, for example.

French School to Muslims and Jews: Let Them Eat Pork!

A French public school has stopped offering alternatives to pork in its cafeteria for its Jewish and Muslim pupils, and official said their solution...

French Muslim Vote May Bring Down President

Imams and Islamic associations are encouraging French Muslims to go to the polls in Sunday’s presidential race, and make a difference. One million strong,...

Britain: Muslim ‘Cultural Sensitivity’ Runs Amok

A survey of recent events in Britain suggests that religious accommodation has given way to cultural submission. Before we know it, the 2012 London Olympics will be rescheduled because it clashes with Ramadan.

French PM: Jews, Muslims Should Reconsider ‘Ancestral Traditions’ of Kashrut, Halal

Francois Fillon: Jews and Muslims should reconsider "ancestral traditions...We live in a modern society."

Marine Le Pen Says Sarkozy Forces Halal Meat on Parisians

The Guardian reports that French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen switched her campaign back to immigration on Sunday, by claiming all meat in Paris...

Nestle Invests Heavily In Ethnic Markets

Tel Aviv - Nestleis heavily invested in Israel through its significant ownership of Osemand other ventures, and may very well be a leader in aggressively pursuing ethnic markets in general.

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