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Detroit’s Orthodox Jews Are Eating Meat Again

Orthodox Detroit Jews, who observed a vegetarian week as a result of the closing of kosher butcher shops following differences between retail butchers and some wholesalers who sold meat at retail prices, are eating meat again.

While the differences between the dealers still exist, a truce has been declared through the intercession of Detroit’s orthodox rabbis, pending arbitration between the two warring groups in their own stores.

In the meantime, it is hoped that a partial solution to the existing feud may be found in the establishment of a code for local butchers, who will be expected to keep their stores open only five days a week, closing on Saturday evening as well as all day Saturday, and one other day in the week.

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