Likud responds to Natalie Portman's decision

Likud calls Natalie Portman a 'hypocrite,' Genesis Prize says it will distribute prize money to organizations not of Portman's choosing.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2018, 9:06 PM

Natalie Portman refuses to visit Israel

Genesis Prize cancels ceremony after 2018 winner Natalie Portman said she won’t visit Israel.JTA, 4/20/2018, 9:16 AM

Natalie Portman’s Genesis Prize money is doubled to $2 million

Israeli philanthropist Morris Kahn makes $1 million gift to the Genesis Prize Foundation in honor of 2018 laureate Natalie Portman.JTA, 12/19/2017, 6:41 PM

Ruth Bader Ginsburg wins Genesis Lifetime Achievement Award

US Supreme Court justice receives first ever lifetime achievement award from foundation behind 'Jewish Nobel.'Gary Willig, 11/15/2017, 4:58 PM

Artist Anish Kapoor wins ‘Jewish Nobel’

Influential and innovative artist Anish Kapoor named the winner of the 2017 Genesis Prize.JTA, 2/7/2017, 3:01 AM

Netanyahu to Itzhak Perlman: You're the 'fiddler of the world'

PM Netanyahu hosts 2016 Genesis Prize laureate violinist Itzhak Perlman, praises his work on behalf of special needs children.Ido Ben Porat, 6/24/2016, 3:15 AM

Helen Mirren to host 2016 Genesis Prize ceremony in Jerusalem

Academy Award-winning actress to host 2016 Genesis Prize award ceremony in Jerusalem.JTA, 4/7/2016, 1:59 AM

Netanyahu: The Jewish People No Longer Bow their Heads

PM Netanyahu presents actor Michael Douglas with the Genesis Prize, lauds Israel as a beacon of freedom surrounded by darkness.Ben Ariel, 6/19/2015, 2:12 AM

Michael Douglas Lauded by WJC Head for Fighting Anti-Semitism

Ronald Lauder praises Douglas for fight against anti-Semitism, BDS, as Hollywood star is in Jerusalem to receive the Genesis Prize.Ari Yashar, 6/16/2015, 6:43 PM

Michael Douglas in Israel to Receive Million Dollar Prize

Actor Michael Douglas, winner of this year's million dollar Genesis Prize, has arrived in Israel to receive his award.Moshe Cohen, 6/14/2015, 6:37 PM

Michael Douglas Selected as 2015 Genesis Prize Winner

Actor and peace activist, Michael Douglas, will be awarded the Genesis Prize for his 'professional achievements and passion for Judaism.'Cynthia Blank, 1/15/2015, 2:59 PM

Michael Bloomberg Says Israel About 'Freedom of Religion'

Former NYC mayor speaks to the press about Jewish identity, universalism - and everything in between.Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 5/23/2014, 8:51 AM

Bloomberg in Jerusalem Wins First Genesis Prize

Former NY mayor donates $1 million to challenge for new ideas, visits City of David. Netanyahu: 'we cherish tradition, seize future.'Ari Yashar, 5/22/2014, 10:57 PM

Jay Leno Coming to Israel To Host 'Genesis' Award Ceremony

Iconic comic will emcee first Genesis Prize ceremony; Netanyahu will give former NY mayor $1 million for 'Jewish values.'Ari Yashar, 5/1/2014, 3:46 PM

Author Eli Wiesel Joints First ‘Jewish Nobel’ Prize Committee

Author Eli Wiesel has joined a committee of worldwide VIPs appointed to award the first “Jewish Nobel Prize,” the $1 million Genesis Prize. Chana Ya'ar, 3/24/2013, 11:06 AM