The European Committee of the Weizmann Institute of Science (ECWIS), expresses our deep sadness and heartbreak over the loss of the many innocent lives taken, and for the families of the kidnapped children, women and men, in light of the horrendous terror attacks in Israel. We pray for the recovery of those who have been wounded and for the safety and wellbeing of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), the security forces and rescue services, and everyone impacted by these horrendous tragedies.
Our thoughts and concerns also remain with our colleagues and friends at the Weizmann Institute of Science, as they seek safety and shelter.
As friends of our beloved Weizmann Institute of Science, we know very well how impactful Israel’s gift is to mankind, through excellent, bold, innovative and cutting-edge scientific research, as conducted in Rehovot.
This special and pure curiosity-based science is music which can never be stopped, even after the dark day that took place on Saturday, October 7, 2023, during the Jewish holiday of Simchat Tora.
The Weizmann Institute philosophy, of allowing curiosity and passion to excel and advance mankind, is here to stay and grow.
ECWIS, throughout its 13 societies of friends, all across Europe, is sending its prayers and unwavering support to the state of Israel and the Weizmann Institute of Science.
European Committee of the
Weizmann Institute of Science ECWIS
«It is my pleasure to welcome you to the website of ECWIS, the the European Committee of the Weizmann Institute of Science. We are a non-profit organization, dedicated to furthering the development of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel.
History has repeatedly shown that curiosity-driven research leads to unexpected breakthroughs and has a meaningful long-term impact on all of us. Our goal is to enable such scientific research and raise financial means to support the work of our scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science, for the future of humanity.
This website aims to share with you a glimpse of the broad and fascinating science that comes from the Weizmann Institute. Through this website, I invite you to step into a magical journey. A journey in the footsteps of human curiosity, passion and knowledge, a journey to learn and come closer to understanding the mysteries of life and the secrets of the universe.
Thank you and enjoy the WOW – Wonders Of Weizmann Institute of Science.»
Chair of ECWIS,
Chair of the International Board of the Weizmann Institute of Science
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