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  • Prosecutors probe kosher slaughter in Poland

    March 15, 2013 | 8:45 am

    Prosecutors in Poland are investigating reports of the kosher slaughter of cow, which may have violated Polish law.

    The prosecutor began investigating the March 12 shechita, or kosher slaughter, of a cow in the north-eastern town of Tykocin after hearing about it from a county...

  • Day 715 - Murder at a Purim Feast

    By Salvador Litvak

    March 1, 2012 | 8:36 pm

    As Purim approaches, we encounter a Talmudic conundrum:

    Rava said: One must become so intoxicated on Purim that he cannot distinguish between “Cursed is Haman” and “Blessed is Mordechai.” Rabbah and Rav Zeira celebrated the Purim feast together. They became intoxicated....