Letter from the Office of the Chief Rabbi to the Administration of Abattoirs and Livestock Markets, Hamburg, October 17, 1930

Source Description

This selection of sources – a total of four documents – is taken from the files of Hamburg’s administration of abattoirs and livestock markets. The official files document part of the correspondence between the heads of the Deputation for, Commerce, Shipping, and Trade [Deputation für Handel, Schiffahrt und Gewerbe], the administration of abattoirs and livestock markets, and Hamburg’s Chief Rabbi. All of the selected texts date from 1930 and give an insight into the debate on the Jewish practice of kosher butchering at the time. Today the documents are housed in the Hamburger Staatsarchiv.
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Recommended Citation

Letter from the Office of the Chief Rabbi to the Administration of Abattoirs and Livestock Markets, Hamburg, October 17, 1930 (translated by Insa Kummer), edited in: Key Documents of German-Jewish History, <https://dx.doi.org/10.23691/jgo:source-122.en.v1> [May 27, 2017].