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(Judaism) the Jewish method of killing animals for food
[from Hebrew, literally: slaughter]
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They use only Black Angus beef that is pasture-raised on family farms in Idaho and slaughtered according to the Kosher method of shechitah (sheh-HEE-tah), which follows the most stringent and humane guidelines for processing beef.
Europe takes another step towards discriminating against kosher food: Negative labels might soon be placed on meat produced by shechitah.
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.
The harness-maker Heise's description of Maria's body contains an unequivocal reference to shechitah, the kosher way of slaughtering animals by slitting their throat with a very shape knife: "He's done for her sure this trip.