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  • Father Runs and Writes to Help His Children

    New Jersey's Jonathan Hersch, runner and father of two children with diabetes, created the Ben and Shira's Endowment Fund for Diabetes Research at the Weizmann Institute of Science to help advance research on the disease that has affected his family. As the NJJN reports, his ""Team Dream"" has raised $100,000 through participation in races.

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    The Next Women's Movement is Integrating Men: 6 Critical Steps

    Forbes reports on the state of women's advancement, and how its future will necessarily include men. An interview with Claudia Chan, founder of the S.H.E. Summit, a global conference on women's rights, sheds light on what she's learned from men about how to involve them in the women's movement; she cites the American Committee's Marshall Levin on STEM education.

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    Personalized Philanthropy: Group's Customized Giving Plans Show Big Results

    The American Committee takes a long-term, individualized approach to helping donors reach their goals and support the Weizmann Institute. In fact, Vice President Steven L. Meyers literally wrote the book on this philosophy: <em>Personalized Philanthropy: Crash the Fundraising Matrix</em>. <em>The Chronicle of Philanthropy</em> discusses this successful approach.

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    Weizmann Global Gathering 2014: Partners in Innovation, Prof. Israel Bar-Joseph

    Prof. Israel Bar-Joseph, the Weizmann Institute's Vice President for Resource Development, opens the ""Partners in Innovation"" session of the 2014 Global Gathering. Speaking at Rockefeller University, he discusses the highly competitive process of recruiting the very best young scientists, and the importance of philanthropic support in helping to bring these top new researchers to campus.

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    The Azrieli National Institute for Human Brain Imaging and Research

    The human brain has 100 billion neurons and 1,000 times more synaptic connections than there are stars in our galaxy. It is ""the most complex challenge that science has ever encountered,"" says Prof. Israel Bar-Joseph, who appears in this video along with Dr. Assaf Tal, Dr. Amnon Bar-Shir, Dr. Edna Furman-Haran, Prof. Lucio Frydman, Prof. Rafi Malach, Prof. Noam Sobel, Prof. Yadin Dudai, and Institute president Prof. Daniel Zajfman…

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    The Weizmann Institute of Science – A Year in Review: 2014

    This lively video provides a graphic narrative of the Weizmann Institute of Science's goings-on in 2014. Set to music, it covers awards, successes, programs, new scientists, and more. Clever animations move us seamlessly from topic to topic, country to country.

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    Highlights from the 65th Annual International Board Meeting

    This highlight reel from the 65th Annual General Meeting of the Weizmann Institute's International Board, November 2014, features scenes from the multi-day event: philanthropists and members of the Weizmann family from all over the world, scientists and Institute leadership, talks and presentations, lab visits, and events on campus.

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