In celebration of the reading of the Torah portion of Noah,
last Saturday members of Congregation Kol Ami in White Plains
held their first annual “Best in Shul” dog show. Cantor Mo
Glazman served as emcee, and more than 40 dogs showed up to
compete in such events as the “Canine-a-Hora,” “Chihuahua’s
Tchatchke” and “Chai Jump.” Dog owners vied to see who most
resembled their dogs in the “Share-a-Punim” event, and
yarmulkes were in abundance on puppy pates.
“It was a
fantastic opportunity for us to be aware of the creatures we
nourish and that nourish us,” said Cantor Glazman. “It’s
important to celebrate animals and our environment in honor of
Plus, it made a great opportunity for
one lucky 13-year-old dog to celebrate his Bark Mitzvah with a
large group of furry friends.