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Israel is 8th of 10 Top Countries with Foreign Scholars at U.S. Institutions

Israel was eighth in a list of 10 leading countries from which foreign scholars came to study in the United States, according to a 1968-1969 survey by the Institute of International Education here. The statistics, published today by the Institute, showed that Israel sent 369 scholars here in the period under study — three percent of the total of 12,137 from 118 countries.

Israel did not however appear in the list of 10 countries with most students — as opposed to scholars — at U.S. institutions.

All told, there were 13,918 students in the U.S. in 1968-1969 from the Near and Middle East, the Institute reported. On the other hand, 594 Americans studied in Israel — 12th in a list of 13 nations where most U.S. students went in 1967-68.