President Shimon Peres called Prof. Arieh Warshel and congratulated him for winning the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. "How does a kibbutznik feel when he wins the Nobel?" Peres joked.
"I want to congratulate you in the name of every man who hopes to overcome sickness and suffering thanks to your discoveries. I'm sure your scientific breakthrough will benefit medicine and further scientific findings," Peres added. (Ynet)