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Dropsie College of Philadelphia Will Open Field Station in Israel to Train Students

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The Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning which established its Institute for Israel and the Middle East two years ago will open a field station in Israel this fall to provide practical field training opportunities for a limited number of specially qualified students, it was announced here today.

In the academic year 1950-51 the headquarters of the field station will be located at the communal settlement of Ein Harod. Students will divide their time between working in the settlement and carrying out a social research project under the guidance of Dr. Raphael Patai, professor of anthropology at The Dropsie College, who has been appointed director of the field station.

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