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I was told that the Aruch Hashulchan says that a Musicians may not be a Schochet does anyone know where it says this and if it is true and why that is?

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Where did you hear such a thing? – sam Jan 29 '14 at 2:43

Aruch HaShulchan Hilchos Shechita 1:25 says that one who is too involved in Chochmas Hanegina will not pay proper attention to the Halachos of Shechita

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Nice find......... – sam Jan 29 '14 at 17:23
anyone any ideas why musician versus others? like why not say you cant have secondary jobs as you will be "too involved"? – user3329 Jan 29 '14 at 23:18

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