Animal rights

Kosher slaughter is pronounced a danger to “public morals.”

March 13 2024 12:01AM

No feathers in their caps.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
Feb. 5 2024 12:01AM

Making sense of Maimonides’ contradictions.

Sept. 13 2019 12:01AM

It wants to stop ultra-Orthodox Jews from slaughtering chickens.

Wesley Smith
July 17 2015 12:01AM

Forget what you’ve heard to the contrary: both simple decency and Jewish ritual law demand the ethical treatment of animals being raised and slaughtered for food.  

Dennis Prager
June 18 2014 12:01AM

Judaism recognizes vegetarianism as an ideal, wrote Israel's first chief rabbi, Abraham Isaac Kook, but Jews must not elevate the welfare of animals above that of human beings.

July 19 2013 12:00AM

“No other writer or activist in the 19th or 20th century, not even Gandhi or Tolstoy, was as deeply affected by the condition of. . .

Kapil Komireddi
June 28 2013 12:00AM