The Genesis Prize

PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu, Jewish Agency head Natan Sharansky (second from right) and Knesse

Genesis Prize Foundation announces finalists for 2022 'Jewish Nobel'

Jews worldwide are invited to cast their votes online.

Genesis Prize Foundation extends voting deadline for 2021 award

More than 100,000 Jews have cast their votes for the 2021 Laureate, and 2 million people have engaged with the Genesis Prize on social media.

Gadot, Baron Cohen, Sacks, included in 2021 Genesis Prize short list

Selection Committee shares names of nominees and invites the public to vote for next year’s Laureate

Genesis Prize, SNC to dedicate funds to COVID-19 tech solutions

The two call to Israeli tech companies, hubs, and R&D centers to present the most promising tech solutions for the global COVID-19 reality.

Ilia Salita, Genesis Philanthropy Group head, dies

Salita led the organization’s efforts to engage and inspire young Jews around the world, and touched the lives of countless people.

Sharansky donates $1 million Genesis Prize to alleviate COVID-19 suffering

'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.'

Academy Award-winning actors Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones will co-host the 2020 Genesis

14 days - Michael Douglas delights

“He adored Israel and had a special connection with Jerusalem ever since he visited to make the film, ‘Cast a Giant Shadow,’ in 1965,” Douglas said.


Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones to co-host Genesis Prize in Israel

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.


‘My vision is to work to end the violence against Jewish communities’

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft explains why being awarded the Genesis Prize has helped him focus his priorities.


Year of the Woman: Getting the work done

As 2018 grantees advance women’s empowerment, The Genesis Prize Foundation aims to make an impact with a 2019 agenda centered on combating antisemitism.

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