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What does the Jewish tradition teach about the wearing of furs?

Based on the prohibition of tsa'ar ba'alei chayim, Rabbi Haim Dovid Halevy, Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv issued a p'sak in March, 1992, prohibiting the manufacturing and wearing of fur. He based his decision on an extensive research of the Torah, the Talmud, and other authoritative texts.

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