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July 28, 1951


JAMA. 1951;146(13):1247-1248. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670130069023

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Foreign Student Problems of Hebrew University.  —As in years past, the students from abroad who are attending the Hebrew University reflect, in part, the nature of the current immigration to Israel. Dr. Alexander M. Dushkin, dean of undergraduate studies, discussed some of the problems that have arisen in this connection and the steps taken by the university to deal with them. He said that those who admit the new students to the Hebrew University and give them counsel have been struck by the new types of student who have been coming from the Moslem countries and from behind the Iron Curtain, particularly from Iraq, Turkey, Egypt, Rumania, and Poland. Changes in student types are no new phenomenon at the Hebrew University. Every turn in the affairs of the Jews has been reflected in the type of students applying for admission. To that extent, at any rate, the Hebrew University has

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