Everywhere else in the world there is stiff competition for international students, and English-language programs to cater to them. In Israel, the very country to which many excellent undergraduate and graduate students could gravitate, nothing. These are fee-paying students of high standards. Israel needs to catch up in this area, which will help it fund universities into the future.
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from the article: Tel Aviv is up there with Harvard, MIT and Princeton - for now.