Genesis

WE HAVE been on an emotional roller coaster since mid-summer.’
Bereshit – Back to the future

As a country, we have to do a whole lot of soul-searching to guard what’s sacred and fix what’s broken.

Crowdsourcing A United Future

Never before have Jews – as individuals and communities – faced so many opportunities and had so many true friends.

08/10/2019
Genesis Prize awarded to Robert Kraft in Jerusalem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Genesis Prize Foundation Chairman Stan Polovets bestowed the award upon Kraft in front of an audience of 600 Israeli and international dignitaries.

Martin Short
Martin Short, on first Israel visit, stands against antisemitism

Comedic star emcees Genesis Foundation million dollar prize.

By FELICE FRIEDSON/THE MEDIA LINE
20/06/2019
From left: Morris Kahn and Robert Kraft.
Genesis Prize co-founder to 'Post': stand with Kraft

The Jerusalem Post asked Stan Polovets, chairman and co-founder of the Genesis Prize Foundation, to comment on the situation with Robert Kraft.

A STATUE of Martin Luther King. Many Jews supported the Civil Rights movement in the US
Dignity and sincerity: The scriptural call in the Kavanaugh moment

The principle that one must treat a person as a person, not an object, has many scriptural wellsprings. None is more powerful than the principle, “Love your fellow as yourself.”

By NOAH LAWRENCE
25/10/2018
Celebrations at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv for independence day. Indep
The true Israel Prize is unity

For 48 hours last week Israelis put partisanship on hold and frustrations on mute.

24/04/2018
Open letter to Natalie Portman from an Israeli progressive

We are a family, indeed and you’ve made a mistake.

22/04/2018
Genesis Philanthropy Group announces recipients of grant money

"We have no doubt that our partnerships with top global Jewish organizations will lead a growing number of young Jews to reconnect to world Jewry."

AN ULTRA-ORTHODOX man prays in a Jerusalem park
Parashat vayigash: Human action and Divine plan

We think, plan, try to steer the course of our lives. This is all good; but alongside this rational, thoughtout plan, there is a smidgen of doubt, something that shakes our self-confidence.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
10/01/2020
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