FBI Counterespionage File: The Weizmann Institute of Science - Can You Spell T-R-E-A-S-O-N by US Leaders?Submitted by Charleston Voice on Sat, 05/19/2012 - 13:54
"CI-3B believes that the Weizmann Institute is an academic organization which conducts research in high-technology issue areas, including theoretical aspects of nuclear and conventional weapons development."
Abraham Feinberg (left) and Glenn T. Seaborg at the Weizmann Institute of Science annual dinner held at the Waldorf Astoria in 1971. David Ben-Gurion appointed Feinberg to be Israel's North America nuclear fundraiser in 1956. In 1970 Feinberg became the chairman of both the Weizmann Institute in Israel and the American Committee fundraising branch in the U.S.. Glenn T. Seaborg had just resigned as the commissioner of the Atomic Energy Commission.
The Weizmann Institute began operations at the close of WWII under the direction of Israeli nuclear weapons research pioneer Ernst David Bergmann. It is named after famed chemist Chaim Weizmann, a Russian who immigrated to the UK and revolutionized the production of acetone needed for gunpowder production in WWI. The Zionist activist lobbied and charmed Lord Balfour during the drive for the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine and became Israel's first president in 1949.
Abraham Feinberg, a Democratic Party operative and David Ben-Gurion's designated North American nuclear fund-raising coordinator, began courting Nobel laureate Glenn T. Seaborg on behalf of the Weizmann Institute in the early 1950's. After becoming head of the Atomic Energy Commission under JFK, Seaborg played a key role in derailing warranted AEC and criminal investigations of the NUMEC uranium diversion in the 1960s...