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Volunteers flock to Israel to fill jobs made vacant by conflict

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Volunteers Anne Montal, in a black hoodie, Barry Hahn, in glasses, his daughter, Mia Hahn, and Dov Frankel at Ben Gurion International Airport after El Al flight 26 landed. (Image: The Wall Street Journal)
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By Erin AilworthDr Dov Frankel settled into a seat on the overnight flight headed to Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv from Newark, New Jersey. He had driven in from Baltimore, where the emergency room physician had just worked his 12th straight shift to clear his schedule for the next two weeks.With a last-minute ticket in hand, Frankel was on his way to volunteer at Barzilai Medical Centre, a hospital in Ashkelon, Israel, treating people injured following the Oct 7 attack on Israel by Hamas, a US-designated terrori...

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