The support of the United States – Israel Binational Science Foundation has not only been a valuable factor in the important scientific developments achieved at the present time, but will also prepare the next generation of U.S. and Israeli scientists for a leadership role in our global tomorrow.

Shimon Peres

Former President of the State of Israel

The support of the BSF for over 23 years was essential for the discoveries that brought me the Nobel Prize. Thus, the BSF had a very important role in this achievement…..While I can survive without a BSF grant, this is not so with young Israeli scientists. This is very important for the future of Israeli science.

Avram Hershko

Professor of Biochemistry, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry, 2004

“I have known many Israeli and American scientists that have benefited enormously from these binational collaborations. In this way science in both countries has been greatly aided, but also the relationship between our two countries has been greatly strengthened.

David Gross

Professor of Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara
Nobel Laureate in Physics, 2004

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