"Wild animals suffer as a result of the fur industry, which is a cruel industry made for the production of luxurious artifacts," Simhon said. "The animals' skin is stripped from them while they are still alive." But of course it is perfectly alright to strip the skin from these living animals to make nice hats for the ultra-orthodox! The hypocrisy is mind-boggling. Which animals does the ban refer to?
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from the article: Israel moves to ban import, export of furs for all non-religious uses