New Hebrew U students who fled Cairo see ‚other side‘

15.02.2011                     11.Adar l, 5771

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New Hebrew U students who fled Cairo see 'other side'

Some say they’ll return to Egypt someday and are "jealous of their friends who got to stay."

New York State native Penelope Shepherd, 21, has settled into her apartment near Damascus Gate in East Jerusalem, less than a week after she left Cairo when, in her words, the situation became far too dangerous for foreigners.
Shepherd, an Allegheny University undergrad who was enrolled in a study abroad program at the American University of Cairo, is one of 12 foreign students who fled the violence that gripped Cairo during the 18-day “January 25 revolution” and have enrolled instead at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem….