Salita led the organization’s efforts to engage and inspire young Jews around the world, and touched the lives of countless people.
Funding for the grants comes from the $1 million Genesis Prize, awarded to Robert Kraft, American philanthropist and owner of the New England Patriots football team.
"Stan brings a record of deep management, advisory, and strong M&A successes to the company."
'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.