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'Animal Holocaust!': Protests Against Ritual Jewish Chicken Slaughter Get Ugly

On Sunday evening, less than 48 hours before Yom Kippur, Yossi Henach was with his wife and small children on the sidewalk outside the Beth Rivkah school in Crown Heights, touted as the first Hasidic girls' school in the world, and considering the screaming animal rights protesters surrounding his family, Henach seemed pretty calm. The protesters, about 80 in all, were gathered for the fir
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