Rabbi Fleischer Denies He Gave Issur Sanction
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Rabbi Fleischer Denies He Gave Issur Sanction

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Rabbi Benjamin Fleischer, who was banned by a rabbinical tribunal for violating the Kashruth Association poultry issur, yesterday denied Yiddish newspaper reports that he had consented to back the issur, or rabbinical ban.

Rabbi Fleischer, who presided at ceremonies marking pronouncement of the issur at his synagogue, the Beth Hamedresh Hagodol, last week, had been prohibited by a group of forty East Side rabbis from exercising his rabbinical prerogatives, including supervision of poultry markets after he had entered agreement to supervise nine East Side poultry markets.

Judge Otto A. Rosalsky, whose decision, establishing rabbinical supervision of markets and tagging of chickens the Kashruth Association is trying to enforce, called Rabbi Fleischer to his chambers Tuesday and after a closed conference a report was given out that Rabbi Fleischer had decided to abide by the issur.


This report was denied by Rabbi Fleischer yesterday. He said he

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