Technion medical headhunter speaks at Tulane

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By ALAN SMASON

Dr. Paul Alexander is on a cross-country medical headhunt, seeking the brightest of minds headed for medical school to consider applying to the Technion American Medical School program in Israel.

As part of his mission to find applicants, Alexander was in New Orleans last week to speak to interested students at Tulane University on the possibility of becoming medical doctors through the Technion program.

The opportunity has many perks for those that are accepted.

First of all, …
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As American Jewish progressive Zionists, we are deeply worried about the threat that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose to Israel. We know you would like pro-Israel Jews to publicly defend your positions on Iran and your plans to speak to Congress next week. But we need some clarifications:

Is there any outcome you would endorse that Iran could conceivably …
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Three Israelis charged with smuggling goods to Gaza

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