Tag archive for ‘Genesis Prize’
Yael Ella On Friday, April 20th, 2018

Natalie Portman Gives Up ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’: “My Conscience Does Not Allow This”

The Israeli Genesis Prize announced it was canceling its prize ceremony in June after the 2018 recipient Natalie Portman’s refusal to accept the prize. The Oscar Winner actress asked to give up the prize More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Artist Anish Kapoor Donates $1 Million ‘Jewish Nobel’ Prize to Refugees

British-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor, winners of the Genesis prize, known as the “Jewish Nobel prize,” has donated $1 million to five charities working with refugees worldwide. The famous artist won the prize More...

Tzipi Shmilovitz On Saturday, June 18th, 2016

The Violinist

New York — When he sits on a stage, sets his violin beneath his chin and begins to play, Itzhak Perlman is not just one of the greatest musicians that the world has ever seen—he is also a movie star. Dramatic, More...

Lily Bethlehem On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Michael Douglas Given Genesis Prize for Jewish Heritage

  Two-time academy award winner Michael Douglas received the Genesis prize, a $1 million award given to those at the forefront of strengthening Jewish culture and heritage, as reported by the LATimes. Douglas, More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Michael Bloomberg to Receive the Inaugural Genesis Prize in Israel in May

– The former New York mayor will be the first recipient of the Genesis Prize. – – Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will visit Israel in May to receive the inaugural Genesis Prize for More...

Gali Raz On Friday, October 25th, 2013

Michael Bloomberg to Be the First Recipient of the Genesis Prize

– New York Mayor Bloomberg has been chosen by the  Genesis Philanthropy Group to pick up what is already being described  as the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” – Michael Bloomberg/ Getty   The Genesis More...

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