Ritual Slaughter

Ritual slaughter is the practice of slaughtering livestock for meat in the context of a ritual. Ritual slaughter involves a prescribed method of slaughtering an animal for food production purposes. This differs from animal sacrifices that involve slaughtering animals, often in the context of rituals, for purposes other than mere food production and religious slaughter that involves slaughter of animals for the production of specially prepared foods, namely kosher and halal meats in the Jewish and Muslim traditions, respectively.

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Simla Chadasha
... Chadasha is a compendium on the Jewish laws of ritual slaughter (Shechita) ... so ubiquitous that it has replaced the Shulchan Aruch as the definitive work on ritual slaughter ... Any candidate who wishes to become a shochet (ritual slaughterer) is no longer tested by Rabbis on the laws found in the Shulchan Aruch—he is tested instead on his knowledge of the Simla Chadasha ...
Legal Aspects Of Ritual Slaughter - Other Countries
... In the rest of Europe the legal situation of ritual slaughter differs from country to country ... the preliminary discussions, referred specifically to religious ritual slaughter bans ... Countries that impose stunning before slaughter comprise Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, and Sweden ...
Ahimsa - Hinduism - Non-human Life
... violence against domestic animals except in the case of ritual sacrifice ... These texts strongly condemn the slaughter of animals and meat eating ... Even the loopholes – ritual slaughter and hunting – were challenged by advocates of ahimsa ...
Ritual Slaughter - See Also
... Legal aspects of ritual slaughter Islamic and Jewish dietary laws compared. ...
Moshe Shmuel Glasner - Dor Revi'i
... Hullin, which largely concerns the laws of shehitah (ritual slaughter) and other aspects of Jewish dietary laws ... The work undertakes a deep analysis of the laws of shehitah (ritual slaughter) in the context of a dispute between Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Yishmael at Hullin 16b-17a about the ... Israelites had been allowed to eat non-sacrificial meat by performing nehirah a minimal form of ritual slaughter that was superseded by the obligation to ...

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    Once I went so far as to slaughter a woodchuck which ravaged my bean-field,—effect his transmigration, as a Tartar would say,—and devour him, partly for experiment’s sake; but though it afforded me a momentary enjoyment, notwithstanding a musky flavor, I saw that the longest use would not make that a good practice, however it might seem to have your woodchucks ready dressed by the village butcher.
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