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  • Actor, peace activist Michael Douglas awarded $1 million Genesis Prize

    January 15, 2015 | 9:36 am

    Actor and peace activist Michael Douglas is the recipient of the 2015 Genesis Prize.

    The decision was announced on Wednesday night by the Genesis Prize Foundation. The $ 1 million prize will be awarded by human rights activist and Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky and the...

  • Genesis Philanthropy Group names Ilia Salita as new CEO

    July 31, 2014 | 11:49 am

    Ilia Salita was appointed the new CEO of the Genesis Philanthropy Group, which funds Jewish identity-building efforts for Russian-speaking Jews around the world.

    The Genesis Philanthropy Group is a consortium launched by wealthy Jewish businessmen from the former Soviet Union,...

  • A taste of summer camp for young Jewish Russians

    By Ryan Torok

    May 14, 2014 | 1:45 pm

    Several agencies are coming together in the hope that Russian-speaking children will begin their journey of Jewish self-discovery at Camp Gesher, a new overnight camp that caters to what it perceives to be a unique community.

    Gesher — an initiative of the Jewish Agency for...

  • Moishe House gains up to $6 million to expand

    August 14, 2012 | 12:29 pm

    Moishe House, the international group focused on building communities for Jews in their 20s, will gain up to $6 million to expand its programming.

    The funding, part of a strategic growth plan, was offered by the Jim Joseph Foundation, the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family...