Tag archive for ‘Jewish Philantropy’
Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

Mark Zuckerberg Donates $300 Million To Elections – Falls Behind Elon Musk in Wealth

It must be tough being Mark Zuckerberg. You have your face in the media all of the time and half the people hate you for one thing or another. Some people are angry over both the proliferation of fake news and More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Founder of Business Wire Lorry Lokey donates $10 million to the University of Haifa

  Lorry I. Lokey, The owner, and founder of Business Wire, an international media relations service, has donated $10 million to the University of Haifa for the construction of a new campus that will More...

Alan Gallindoss On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Centre Point Tower developer Harry Hyams Left Greatest art donation in British history worth $498 million

Harry Hyams, the property magnate who built the landmark Centre Point Tower in London, left £387 million ($498.34 million) out of his total £487 million estate to the public. One year after his death, Hyams’ More...

Shai Genish On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

George Soros donates $10 million to Fight Hate Crimes

Billionaire investor George Soros has pledged $10 million from his personal foundation to combat the rise of hate crimes in the U.S. Soros linked this rise to the “incendiary rhetoric” of President-elect More...

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Shai Genish On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg Donates $50 Million To An Indian Startup

  Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have donated a whopping $50 million in an Indian education startup BYJU’s, along with LightSpeed Ventures and Times Internet,  according More...

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...

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 More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

George Soros to invest $500 million in help for refugees through his Open Society Foundations

    Billionaire investor George Soros, the chairman and founder of the Open Society Foundations, pledged to invest up to $500 million to help to meet the challenges posed by the global crisis More...

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 More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Sue and Bill Gross commit $40 million to establish nursing school

The William and Sue Gross Family Foundation has committed $40 million to the University of California, Irvine to establish a nursing school and assist in the construction of a new building to house it. The More...

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