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As Jews, how should we treat animals?

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Visitor Comments: 19

(17) Becky Schreiber, July 7, 2011 6:15 AM


OMG the way she pumped that mouth!! I wonder if this really happened!! Imagine breathing into the mouth of a bird... Ughhh... And the whole thing is so crazy.. Making such a big deal about a bird as if the world ended. There are so many ppl. out there who have noisemakers, artificial noisemakers chirping and she has the natural thing!! The beautiful sounds of Gd's creature chirping. Enjoy the little beauties in life!!!!! :D

(16) zahava, February 1, 2010 4:25 AM

G-d created animals for human consumtion

The ways Religious Jews kill animals, shechita is the least painful way to kill animals and animals are in the world for us to eat!!!!

Anonymous, April 14, 2015 7:47 PM


If animals are for human consumption, why were they created with intelligence and empathy? Why don't they just grow on trees like fruits?

(15) Joan, January 29, 2009 11:35 AM

Kosher meant to be vegetarian

Jews should only resort to killing animals if the killing is absolutely necessary to save a human life. Humans can derive sufficient protein without killing animals. Kosher butchering is supposedly concerned about not making animals suffer during their slaughter, but they do suffer, of course. To be truly Kosher, one should not slaughter at all and preserve the animal's life. This way there are no more worries about mixing meat and dairy.

Anonymous, June 14, 2015 7:24 PM

That is not true. Kosher animals are just as kosher as apples or any other fruit. In fact, it is a mitzva to eat meat on Yom Tov so there goes that.

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