Belgium: Jewish community files lawsuit over kosher slaughter ban (World Israel News)

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By Aryeh Savir
January 18, 2018

The Belgian Jewish Community on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging legislation passed last year by the parliament in Flanders banning the kosher slaughter of animals.

The lawsuit was submitted by the Belgian Federation of Jewish Organizations (CCOJB), the Belgian section of the European Jewish Congress (EJC) and the World Jewish Congress (WJC), and follows a case submitted last Novemberagainst similar legislation passed by the parliament of the Walloon region.

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