'Natan felt strongly that the most positive impact he could have as the Genesis Prize Laureate is to donate his $1 million prize to organizations combating coronavirus.'
The $1 million prize, named the “Jewish Nobel” by Time Magazine, is being awarded to Natan Sharansky for his advocacy of human rights, democracy, and efforts to unify the Jewish people.
Move done to stop interpretation that PMO role brings political dimension to prize
Natan Sharansky is being recognized for his lifelong struggle for human rights, political freedom and for his service to the Jewish people and the State of Israel.
$1 million in Genesis Prize grants to be awarded
Genesis Prize Committee honors life of Israeli justice.
Last Tuesday at his home in Beit Yanai, businessman and philanthropist Morris Kahn held a tribute for his longtime friend Robert Kraft.
The shooting was the deadliest terrorist attack ever perpetrated on the Jewish community in the United States and shook the entire world.
The Genesis Prize Foundation, together with the Cinematheque, will present a film series next week examining the global resurgence of antisemitism.
Rivka Carmi cited frustration and disappointment in the organization's decision to move forward with awarding Kraft the Genesis Prize.