Sacrificial Free Sheep Offered With TV at Israeli Shop

Veterinary authorities close down grim promotion
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 16, 2010 2:40 AM CST
Sacrificial Free Sheep Offered With TV in Israeli Shop
Muslims sacrifice livestock at Eid to celebrate Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son.   (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

(Newser) – It's sheep-slaughtering time among Israel's minority Arabs and an electrical appliance shop is cashing in with a buy-one-get-one free offer—but in this case, the freebie is a sheep. The shop offered a free sheep, to be sacrificed on today's Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, with any purchase of a TV or fridge, the Telegraph reports. Israeli veterinary authorities stepped in to cancel the promotion after just a few hours.
(Read more Israeli Arabs stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
X
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.

X