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    OP-ED: Postville’s Real Victims

    The downfall of Agri will do more than just destroy the town of Postville. The chain effect from such a large kosher company closing is enormous. Dozens of butcher shops, groceries and restaurants across the country will be forced out of business leaving hundreds jobless, writes Yaacov Behrman. Full Story

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    Boruch Hoffnger                 B"H
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    Boruch Hoffnger B"H

    I went to PETA’s web site and saw a testimony from one of their employees: “Animals suffer and cringe when they are slaughtered or see other animals slaughtered.” Not knowing much about them I sat and recalled how I once observed two sheep being schechted in Meron, Israel during Lag B’Omer. One sheep was slaughtered and the other calmy looked on without any signs of fear or trepidation: No bleeting, movement, nothing. They can’t connect to the other’s experience or realize they probably are next. How does the employee of PETA arrive at such a conclusion? Who posted it on… Read more »

    So right
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    So right

    This guy is so right. If we dont help out now, we will surely suffer the consequenses later.

    Me
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    Me

    I have a relative there who is going through very hard times financially right now, they have no money, no income. its terrible and we all have to show suport. This is all of our family.

    so sad
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    so sad

    wow, its so sad that a whole comunity went down…. so suddenly. May Hashem help them to survive this.

    Nebach
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    Nebach

    Mamosh awful, for the whole community to go down liek this…. HASHEM YIRACHEIM

    Can u imagine?
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    Can u imagine?

    From a misdemaeanor of a family, the whole town is suffering.
    It is absoulouly shiocking what risks they were taking …

    Rubashkin
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    Rubashkin

    6 – I agree, they should have considered the huge consequences before they broke the law

    i dont believe it!
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    i dont believe it!

    what will be? how can this happen that a community of good people, who work hard, can suddenly be left with nothing? Terrible!

    its so sad!!!!!!
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    its so sad!!!!!!
    victims
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    victims

    if the price of kosher meat becomes prohibitive for the average family, or if its not available at all, we are all the victims of the Postville fiasco.

    I really hope
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    I really hope

    that everyone will help out and DONATE

    Be postivie
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    Be postivie

    Whats done is done, now we have to act…
    Instead of firing Rubashkin with rebuke, we have to help the postvilel community!

    6- spot on
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    6- spot on

    I absoulotyly agree with six, it was so thoughtless ………they were putting so many ppl on the line…
    Its so sad for the ppl of postville.
    May Hashem help them in this time of distress

    PETA??
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    PETA??

    Is it really all their fault? Or is Rubashkin to blame?

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