shechita

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(Judaism) the Jewish method of killing animals for food
[from Hebrew, literally: slaughter]
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But a tyrannical Soviet regime had, in a sense, made Jews for us, not by denying shechitah or the baking of matzohs, but by taking away the prospect for a future for their children.
Shechitah (the Jewish method) is a surgical procedure, carried out by caring professionals with years of training.
28) By 1850 when B'nai Yeshurun's shochet complained that "he had been publically slandered by" members of the Bene Israel "Killing" committee, the B'nai Yeshurun board forcibly rejected the other synagogue's edicts: "this Congregation does not warrant the Acts of any Man to interfere with any of its Members on Political Affairs, much less that of shechitah.