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Sunday, August 11 • 9:00am - 10:00am
A Taste of Melton - Understanding Shechita

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Location: Room 149
Come along and have a taste of Auckland's Florence Melton exceptional learning experience.The subject of Shchita (Jewish ritual slaughter) has once again made headlines across the Jewish world and beyond. Is it humane? Is Shchita really that important?Discover what exactly is the Jewish perspective on Shchita, and what is its intended purpose? Is Kosher Shchita and Halal Slaughter the same thing? Why is pre-stunning considered unkosher? Come along and join our interactive discussion in which we will be exploring these questions and more. We will also discover some less known facts about Shchita and dispel some of the common misconceptions about Shchita often cited by the Shchita-ban advocates.

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avatar for Jules Gaddie

Jules Gaddie

Jules was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Wits University. Jules was the CEO of an auditing, advisory and computer software company in SA. He has been in New Zealand for 15 years. Jules is heavily invested in Jewish education and is currently... Read More →
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Mendy Goldstein

Rabbi Mendel Goldstein is the Director of the Raye Freedman Library, responsible for library's cultural and educational community development initiatives. He is a graduate of the Rabbinical College of America and qualified as a Rabbi in Melbourne, Australia. Rabbi Goldstein lectures... Read More →


Sunday August 11, 2013 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
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