Today (Sunday), 17.4.11, Israel's membership in the European Organization for Nuclear Research – CERN. was approved. Who says there is a boycott of Israeli expertise?
CERN is the largest scientific organization of its kind in the world, in the field of physics, and it has created the most sophisticated, advanced and expensive scientific infrastructure in the world in the field of particle acceleration and "Big Science." Israel's membership in the organization is a step of the highest scientific, industrial and diplomatic significance.
Joining CERN is a great scientific and diplomatic achievement for Israel: This achievement reflects the latent capabilities of Israeli scientists and constitutes recognition of their ability. Israel is joining an exclusive club, which provides unusual visibility, exposure, prestige and international status.