Import Ban on Non-Kosher Meat under fire, Summer 2016

A new lawsuit challenges Israeli rules for kosher meat, calling them a corrupt windfall for the Orthodox rabbinate. The petition seeks to overturn or allow exceptions to the 2004 law requiring all imported meat to be certified as kosher. The import ban, combined with economic factors, effectively forces Muslim and Christian Israelis to buy kosher meat, which is more expensive than non-kosher meat.

Click HERE to read What’s Your Beef? by Samuel Thrope, Tablet Magazine

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