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The Wizard of the Weizmann Institute

Daniel Zajfman shares his philosophy on running Israel’s prestigious science school, from what he looks for in people, to why he gives janitors tenure, to how politicians mess things up.

Professor Daniel Zajfman, the president of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, was born in Belgium. When he came to Israel on his own at 20 years...