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Famous Jews and their celebrity dogs

They're said to be man's best friend, and if Einstein thinks dogs are great, who are we to argue?

    Seth Rogen declared his spaniel Zelda was Jewish on Twitter, with a picture of her celebrating Chanukah with a menorah

    Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis adored his dogs Lun-Wu and Jofi. They attended sessions with patients, and were fed from his plate at mealtimes.

    Adam Sandler’s bulldog Meatball wore a tux and a kippah at the star’s wedding, where he acted as ring-bearer. Sadly, the pooch died in 2004, but Sandler has new bulldogs Matzoball and Babu.

    Natalie Portman’s Yorkie, Whiz, is her constant companion, often hitching a lift in her handbag.

    Barbara Streisand’s Coton de Tuléa Samantha died this year, just weeks after her 14th birthday. Streisand had celebrated her birthday with a portrait of the dog in cake.

    [Credit: Esther Bubley]
    [Credit: Esther Bubley]

    Albert Einstein was an animal lover, who owned a wire fox terrier called Chico Marx. 
He once said: “The dog is very smart. He 
feels sorry for me because I receive so much mail; that’s why he tries to bite the mailman.”

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