Even the shochet sometimes goes away for a whole week, so when should they find time to quarrel?
Of course, a shochet sausage and a Dayan—no, that was very wrong!
Heyman, Heinrich Wilhelm David, son of a shochet (slaughterer) in poor circumstances.
They were not permitted to have synagogues, but could have prayer-rooms, and appoint a school-master and a butcher (shochet).
It would be better for him to get a diploma as a rabbi, or let him become a shochet or a teacher—anything—only not a trader!
Occasionally (he smiles) there is a dispute—only it is for the honor of God—between him and the shochet.
In the shochet's house there is a female lodger; she pays fifteen rubles a year.
The only people who remain to be envied are our two young men, the shochet's son with the shochet's son-in-law.
My comrade's father, the "shochet," was asleep, and the little girl sat at the door and waited.
The shochet is not at home, he has gone to a neighboring village; that is why the calf is still lowing in the house.