"Our standards are so high that only one in 1,000 qualify," Mike Herstik said. "Those accepted get their college education here and then go to Israel for graduate work."
The rabbi wore a pooch-print tie.
The rebbetzin sported a pussycat brooch and a doggy bone pin "to give equal time" to man's best friends. The congregants arrived two by two, with canines and felines in tow.