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Seek to Stop Threatened Ban

October 24, 1934
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ally lose their right to kill kosher poultry. According to the Talmud, no rabbi, from the community where the ban has been proclaimed or outside, may certify poultry while the ban is in effect.

This will be the first general “issur” ever issued in New York City and the most extensive ever issued in the United States, records show.

Judge Rosalsky’s decision, around which the controversy rages, provides for supervision of poultry markets by the Kashruth Association, tagging of chickens, a tax of one cent per fowl to defray costs of supervision, and increased wages for shochtim.

The New York City administration will take no step to block the ban, it was indicated by Aldermanic President Bernard S. Deutsch, who has repeatedly declared that the Jewish public is being swindled by paying higher prices for kosher poultry and receiving non-kosher fowl instead.

The kosher poultry business in New York City involves about $4,000,000, and it is estimated that the ban would be about eighty per cent effective.

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