Jewish Communities in Switzerland Decide to Seek Shechita Rights
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Jewish Communities in Switzerland Decide to Seek Shechita Rights

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Swiss Jewry will soon press again for the right to practice shechita, now forbidden under Swiss law, it was learned here today. The Federation of Swiss Jewish communities has established a special committee to study the possibilities of reestablishment of shechita under present Swiss laws.

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