By Shai Genish On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Bloomberg Makes $50 Million Gift to Boston Science Museum

  When he was just a child growing up in Medford, every Saturday morning Michael Bloomberg used to go all the way from home by trolley, subway and by bus to the Museum of Science in Boston. “I More...

Jeffrey Soffer
By Shiri Hadar On Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Jeffrey Soffer Gives $14 Million to University of Miami for Indoor Football Practice Facility

  South Florida real estate developer and philanthropist Jeffrey Soffer,  and other siblings, have made a $14 million commitment to University of Miami, the largest donation in the history of the Department More...

By Shai Genish On Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Zuckerberg Committed $3 Billion to Wipe Out Disease From the World

In an emotional misty-eyed Facebook Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg’s wife Dr. Priscilla Chan last week announced in San Francisco that she and her husband will be be investing $3 billion over 10 years to build More...

L-R Dan Gilbert,   Stephen Ross  photo source university
By Ido Biran On Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Gilbert, Ross Each Donate $5 Million Largest Gifts in Wayne Law History

    Real estate developers, who owns the Miami Dolphins Stephen Ross and Dan Gilbert founder of Quicken Loans and owns the Cleveland Cavaliers, are each donating $5 million to Wayne State University More...

Yarden Gerbi bites her bronze Olympic medal (Photo Oren Aharoni) (2)
By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

The Mystery Winning Ebay Bidder for Israeli Olympic Medalist’s Name Patch Emerges

  Shlomo Rechnitz, a Los Angeles entrepreneur and philanthropist, bought the Olympic autographed patch of Israeli bronze medalist judoka Yarden Gerbi for $52, 100. Twenty-two people placed 87 bids during the More...

IsraAID First Foreign NGO Assisting Rescue Efforts in Italy 1
By Ilan Shavit On Sunday, August 28th, 2016

IsraAID NGO Assisting Rescue Efforts in Italy After Deadly Earthquake

IsraAID, an Israeli humanitarian NGO has arrived in Italy to assist rescue efforts after this week’s devastating earthquake. The organization sent team of 20-member including trauma specialists, relief More...

The tiger is heading to South Africa (Photo Four Paws)
By Elisha Ben Kimon On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Welfare Group Removes 15 Animals It Rescued From Gaza Zoo

An international charity completed on Wednesday an operation to remove 15 animals rescued from the Gaza Strip’s main zoo, dubbed “the worst in the world.” Four Paws, an animal welfare group, More...

Mark Zuckerberg is filthy rich
By Ilan Shavit On Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg Sells $95 Million in Facebook Shares for Philanthropy

  Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made his first big share sale to fund his family’s philanthropic initiative,  an SEC filing on Friday shows. The sale of more than 760, 000 shares of Facebook More...

Roman Abramovitch Takes The Stand As Boris Berezovsky Sues Him For Billions
By Jewish Business News On Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Roman Abramovich Paid for 55 Seriously Ill Children to Go on a Dream Trip to Euro 2016

  Billionair Roman Abramovich has paid for 55 seriously ill children to go on a dream trip to Euro 2016. Chelsea owner is thought to have donated £232 million over the past two years, to help the charity More...

Howard and Lottie Marcus
By Jewish Business News On Friday, June 24th, 2016

Dr. Howard and Lottie Marcus’ Estate Give $400 Million Gift to Ben-Gurion University

  American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) announces a substantial gift of approximately $400 million from the estate of Dr. Howard and Lottie Marcus of San Diego, California. Lottie More...


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