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    Midwest Region Gala Dinner 2009

    Watch highlights from the 2009 Gala of the American Committee's Midwest Region. Held in Chicago and honoring Jerry Reinsdorf, an owner of the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox, and Rocky Wirtz, an owner of the Chicago Blackhawks, the evening included speeches, a Q&A with the honorees, live music, dancing, and an auction.

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    Tribute to Sara and Prof. Michael Sela

    This tribute video about beloved Weizmann family members Sara and Prof. Michael Sela features conversations with them and longtime friends, and an overview of their life with Weizmann. Prof. Sela is a former Institute president and co-developer of the MS drug Copaxone<sup><span style=""font-size: 8px;"">&reg;</span></sup>. This extraordinary couple is still deeply involved with the Institute – including as philanthropists.

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    Weizmann Institute 2015 Year at a Glance

    Prof. Daniel Zajfman, Weizmann Institute president, takes us on a whirlwind tour of the campus as we look back at its amazing progress in 2015. One of the Institute's ongoing priorities is the recruitment of the best new scientists – in 2015, it brought aboard...

  • A_Tribute_To_William_Z_Novick
    A Tribute to William Z. Novick

    Honoring 40 years of service by Rabbi William Z. Novick, who led the American Committee's Chicago Region, this video features philanthropist Lester Crown; Prof. Haim Harari, former Weizmann Institute president; Dr. Norman Lamm of Yeshiva University; and Dr. Bessie F. Lawrence, founder of the summer science institute that bears her name.

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    A Conversation with Prof. Daniel Zajfman and Andrew Heyward

    Andrew Heyward, former president of CBS News, interviews Prof. Daniel Zajfman, president of the Weizmann Institute, during the 2011 gala held by the American Committee's New York Region. Mr. Heyward asked Prof. Zajfman not only about science—although that was eloquently addressed—but about his Brussels childhood, early interest in science, and more.

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    A Day of Science with Drs. Jacob Hanna, Ron Milo, and Maya Schuldiner

    Three dynamic young Weizmann Institute scientists - Drs. Jacob Hanna, Ron Milo, and Maya Schuldiner - gather with American Committee supporters over lunch in New York City to present their research, discuss their motivation and inspiration to become scientists, and address the work-life balance.

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    Limitless: Celebrating Collaborative Achievement

    Interdisciplinary collaboration is the hallmark of the Weizmann Institute. This video, which premiered at the 2015 Midwest Region Gala Dinner, highlights some of the scientists who crossed the borders of their fields to work together – and their resulting success. New collaborative programs, such as in personalized medicine, are also presented.

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    Milk, Honey, and Science

    A whimsical look at Weizmann ""news"" shows how Institute advances have also advanced the state of Israel. From creating Israel's first computer to establishing a technology transfer company, particle accelerators, alternative energy, and frontline MS drugs, the Institute is part and parcel of the land of milk and honey – and science.

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    2015 Midwest Region Gala Dinner

    The 2015 Midwest Region Gala Dinner was an inspiring evening honoring Richard S. Price, Chairman and CEO of Mesirow Financial. Notable speakers included Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Weizmann Institute President Prof. Daniel Zajfman. After a moving tribute by his son, Dinner Co-Chair Brian Price, Richard Price spoke about his passion for brain research. Watch the full program, which featured a panel with Weizmann neurobiologists Prof. Alon Chen, Prof. Nachum Ulanovsky, and Dr. Ofer Yizhar.

  • Forever_Young
    Forever Young

    “Forever Young” highlights Weizmann Institute graduate school alumni in the U.S., Canada, and Israel who are making significant impacts in their areas of research, including the biotech industry and academia. Scientists and graduate students, spanning generations, work together at the forefront of science.