World: Cabbies and Millionaires

Of the 400,000 Israelis who have immigrated to the U.S., about 250,000 have settled in New York City. The chief of the urban design group in the administration of Mayor Ed Koch is Raquel Ramati, an Israeli who is also a U.S. citizen. Elias Yeheskel, 30, a dual citizen, is an adviser to the New York State office for motion picture and TV development. At New York University, when an Israeli professor and his ten graduate students, all Israelis, decided to conduct classes in Hebrew, a dean asked, "Is this Tel Aviv University or...

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