excellent Brooklyn and Beyond story from the NY Times
HELENA, Mont. — In Montana, a rabbi is an unusual sight. So when a Hasidic one walked into the State Capitol last December, with his long beard, black hat and long black coat, a police officer grabbed his bomb-sniffing German shepherd and went to ask the exotic visitor a few questions. [...] http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/05/us/05religion.html
A rabbi in Montana, zis ees nothink. Ze remarkable think about zees ees, zey found a Lubavitcher what loves ze German Shepherd!! or, In Hasidic Montana, dog train cop!
This was an excellent article and I especially liked the story of the 10,000 menorahs being displayed to prevent any more hate crimes.