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Detroit Orthodox Jews Strike Against Schochtim

September 8, 1933
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The Vaad Ha-Ir, the Council of Orthodox Jews of Detroit, is conducting a strike against the chicken killers (chochtei oifois), in a demand that they reduce the present price of 10c for the killing of each chicken.

In order to advance this strike, a number of meetings were held in local synagogues, and in the Oakland section a mild riot broke out when an attempt was made by the leaders of the Schochtim Union to take away the knives from those schochtim who reduced their price to 5 cents.

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