By Rabbi Allen S. MallerRabat - On May 18, 2017 the parliament in Belgium’s French-speaking Wallonia region, with 66 votes for and three abstentions, banned the slaughter of animals without first stunning them, despite opposition from Jewish and Muslim communities defending their rituals. The ban that will take effect in June 2018, though ritual slaughter will be exempted until September 2019.

Moroccan Exporters To Reach Broad EU Kosher Market
The partnership will help establish a kosher ecosystem that could help Moroccan exporters to reach more than 55 million international consumers.