Definitions

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  • n. The ritual slaughter of mammals and birds according to Jewish dietary laws.

Etymologies

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Hebrew

Examples

  • New York police actually investigates Jews for cruelty to animals because of the kapparot sacrifice, and animal rights groups want us to revise shehitah slaughter.

    Israpundit

Comments

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  • shehitah actually means jewish book of slaughter laws

    June 9, 2015