The Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring recently held its first-ever Yiddish education class for canines.
Mark Meechan, 29, taught the pug, named Buddha, to respond with the Nazi salute when prompted by statements such as “Heil Hitler” and “gas the Jews.”
Weirdly the story wasn’t a timely Halloween call to maybe rethink plans to dress your lab in Louboutins.
It’s not every day you see a dog getting a massage. But in this Israeli city, somehow it seems expected.
An elite squad of security dogs have joined the war on the new wave of Palestinian terror attacks in Israel — and they know Yiddish.
Greeting the more than 100 champagne-sipping guests at their Park Avenue home for the June 5 “Save the Pit Bulls” Kick Off Party — in advance of the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation July 18 th “Unconditional Love Dinner Dance” — were Martin Shafiroff and event co-chairs Jean Shafiroff and Patrick McMullen. Guests were also made welcome by daughter Elizabeth Shafiroff and the the two super friendly — once scheduled-to-be- euthanized — pit bulls Bella and Daisy whom she rescued.
Along with people, pets are suffering from the war in Gaza. Animals can suffer lingering after-effects of trauma from rockets and attacks — and only we can heal them.
We asked — and you barked back. Behold the top Jewish dogs, as sent in by Forward readers. Who knew there were so many photogenic four-legged members of the tribe?
The co-editor of ‘A Jew’s Best Friend?’ presents his Top 10 Jewish dogs. Send us photos or videos of your pooch. We’ll feature our favorites on the Forward’s site.
In Biblical times, dogs were viewed as bloodthirsty beasts, cementing Jewish attitudes about them for millenia. Did a paratrooper Israeli German shepherd help turn things around?