One Yiddish Thing: Teaching Dogs to “Zits” in Central Park

Photo:  NY ABC7 News

The non-profit Workmen’s Circle, a social justice organization that powers progressive Jewish identity through Jewish cultural engagement, held a class last weekend in Central Park in NYC aimed at combining preserving Jewish culture and love of dogs.  According to dog trainer Miguel Rodrigues who led the class, “Yiddish, I find that the words are pretty sharp. So, dogs really get the tones of words very well. I find they actually responded to it better than English.”  Well if that is what it takes to get my dogs to be more obedient, then sign me (Monica) up!

These dogs have Chutzpah! Video highlights from this same event in 2017.

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