Med-school Orientation Class in Be'er Sheva: Housing, Health-care and Missile Alerts

The professor's orientation siren-demo, taped on his cellphone and played at full volume, is followed by specific instructions: What to do when you hear the real thing.

Every year, some 40 students from North America and beyond arrive in Be’er Sheva to start the 4-year program at Ben Gurion University's Medical School for...