The People and the Book: Learning from dogs

By RABBI JONATHAN WITTENBERG
October 20, 2017 15:16

Our canine friends have much to offer us.




The People and the Book: Learning from dogs

Dog sketch . (photo credit:PEPE FAINBERG)

“DOES HE come to shul with you?” “Yes, almost always,” I reply, failing to alleviate my interlocutor’s ill ease. People don’t expect a rabbi to have a dog. But there are more of us than you might think. My Orthodox colleague around the corner also has a dog; occasionally we walk them together. I have several dog-loving Reform colleagues.

Perhaps it’s a post-denominational phenomenon.

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