Realizing that Tulane University in New Orleans would have to cancel its fall semester due to the wrath of Hurricane Katrina, Gina Weintraub had to find an alternative — and fast.
"I was very confused," the 28-year-old social work student acknowledged. "I asked myself, 'Where should I go?' I was looking for a direction, and Israel provided it."
Weintraub decided to accept an invitation to study at Ben Gurion University on a full scholarship.
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