n. Kosher animal slaughter.
"Animal welfare campaigners in the House of Commons will not seek a vote to ban shechita in Britain, a leading MP has promised." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- Australia / New Zealand
- South Africa
- Great Britain
- North America
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
- Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Who Uses This
sh'khita, shchita, sh'chita, shehita, shechitah, shkhite
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