Weizmann Institute of Science
The Weizmann Institute of Science is an institution of higher education in Rehovot, Israel.
The Institute, originally called the Daniel Sieff Research Institute was founded in 1934 by Chaim Weizmann an academic chemist formerly at Manchester University and a leading Zionist activist. It was renamed the Weizmann Institute of Science in his honor on November 2, 1949 after he became the first President of the newly created Israeli state.
- Chaim Weizmann (1949–1952; 1934–1952 if predecessor Daniel Sieff Institute included)
- Abba Eban (1959–1966)
- Meyer Weisgal (1966–1970)
- Albert Sabin (1970–1972)
- Israel Dostrovsky (1972–1975)
- Michael Sela (1975–1985)
- Aryeh Dvoretzky (1985–1988)
- Haim Harari (1988–2001)
- Ilan Chet (2001–2006)
- Daniel Zajfman (2006–present)
- Institute for Research - Middle Eastern Policy The Weizmann Institute of Science: FBI counterespionage file Israel Lobby Archive.
- ↑ Weizmann Institute Past officers of the Weizmann Institute