Facing Severe Shortage, Israel Seeks to Encourage Jewish Doctors to Make Aliyah

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A new government initiative aims to address Israel’s growing shortage of doctors, nurses and other medical staff by making the country a more attractive destination for trained Jewish professionals looking to make aliyah. 

On Sunday, the government approved a plan to aggressively fast-track training and employment opportunities for Jewish doctors, nurses, lab technicians and other paraprofessionals who immigrate to Israel under the Law of Return.   

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