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Prussian Diet Adopts Numerus Clausus for Schechita

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Only a limited number of animals, corresponding to the proportionate consumption of meat by the Jewish population, will be slaughtered by Schechita, the ritual method prescribed by the Jewish religion, if the bill adopted today by the Prussian Diet becomes a law.

The plenary session of the Diet adopted today the resolution passed several days ago by the agricultural committee, demanding a numerus clausus for the schechita. Another resolution, introduced by the committee, asking that electric stunning be made obligatory, was rejected by the Diet.

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