Morris in Brooklyn lived in a big home with his pet dog that he
loved for 12 years. His best and only companion. The dog died, and
a heartbroken Morris went to the Rabbi of his congregation and asked,
"Rebbe, my dog is dead. Could you please offer a prayer for this faithful
The Rabbi replied, "No, we cannot hold services for an animal
in our synagogue, but nearby there is a new temple that opened,
no telling what they believe, maybe they can hold services for an animal."
Morris said, "So I'll go see them now. Do you think $10,000 is
enough to donate for the service?"
The Rebbe replied, "So why didn't you tell me the dog was
Submitted by reader M.B.