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CSU students give Israel high marks

Dave Bender, contributing writer

January 9, 2014 | 11:33 am

San Diego psychology student Benjamin Meis, right, is one of eight CSU students studying in Israel.

Students from California State University (CSU) on a reinstituted year-long program at the University of Haifa say they’re reveling in their academic and social life in Israel. 

CSU’s... read full article

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