Are there any g'dolim (or rabbis of major influence) - past or present - who are known to have owned pets/kept animals for non-agricultural purposes?
We all hear about pigs being so much more reviled than other forms of non-kosher. This is true in general culture; I believe such a minhag was recorded with regards to using soap rendered from ...
If they were to genetically modify a pig to chew its cud, would it be kosher?
Why is it common practice not to eat Giraffe Meat?
Why do you make the Bracha Mishaneh Habriyos on seeing a monkey?
Why did Hashem make animals like the pig, camel, etc. that have one exact character trait of kosher animals and then write in the Torah that they aren't kosher? If He's trying to trick us, shouldn't ...
What are the Shafan and Arneves (Leviticus 11:5-6)?
why did hashem create non kosher animals, was it to tempt us and see if we would control ourselves?