The accidental Zionist

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August 14, 2014 13:48

Richard Isralowitz, 66 From Cleveland, Ohio, to Beersheba, 1982.




Zionist

Richard Isralowitz, 66 From Cleveland, Ohio, to Beersheba, 1982. (photo credit:Courtesy)

When he was recruited by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in 1982 to help establish its department of social work, New Jersey-born Prof.

Richard Isralowitz was working at Case Western Reserve University’s School for Applied Social Sciences in Cleveland, Ohio. He was married with a child, happy with his career and certainly not entertaining the notion of living in Israel.

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