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Carl August 26, 2020

Hi Rabbi.
I too would like to know why a dog is viewed as unholy?
Thanks in advance. Reply

Eliezer Zalmanov for Chabad.org August 26, 2020
in response to Carl:

Simply in terms of what is kosher and what isn't, a dog is a non-kosher animal, and the Torah refers to all non-kosher animals as being "impure." That doesn't make them bad, just not pure. Reply

Richard Cardell Itasca, IL September 3, 2014

Unholy dogs Rabbi, Why are dogs considered unholy? I am sure I know the answer to this.
Dogs do many Unclean, disgusting things (which there's no need for detail) , but why are they considered unholy? They are also sweet, cute, fun, great protectors (depending on the dog of course) Sometimes they invite the thief to come in. LOL! But why unholy? That sounds evil. Reply

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