The Charles Bronfman Prize Names Jared Genser and Sasha Chanoff as 2010 Recipients
In an unprecedented decision, The Charles Bronfman Prize today announced that two prizes will be given this year, each accompanied by a $100,000 award. Both recipients are being recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in the field of Human Rights: Jared Genser, Founder of Freedom Now, for his tireless defense of prisoners of conscience worldwide; and Sasha Chanoff, Founder of Mapendo International for his extraordinary efforts rescuing and resettling at-risk and forgotten African refugees.
The Charles Bronfman Prize Awarded to Co-Founders of KIPP, Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin
‘Breathtakingly singular’ is how The Honorable Madame Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada describes the accomplishments of Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) founders Mike Feinberg, 40, and Dave Levin, 39. Accepting recognition for their work to transform the face of public education in the United States and the promise of its application abroad, the two men took to the podium at New York’s Powerhouse at the American Museum of Natural History to receive the 2009 Charles Bronfman Prize and to share their thoughts about the future of KIPP.
The Charles Bronfman Prize Awarded to Humanitarian Rachel Andres
Rachel Andres, 45, took the podium at New York’s Morgan Library & Museum to accept The Charles Bronfman Prize 2008 in recognition of her humanitarian contribution to female survivors of the Darfur genocide.
The Charles Bronfman Prize Names Rachel Andres as 2008 Recipient
As the world stands aghast watching the genocide unfold in Darfur, one determined woman will be awarded the 2008 Charles Bronfman Prize for her visionary humanitarian efforts to improve the lives of thousands of Darfur’s female survivors.
The Charles Bronfman Prize Names Dr. Amitai Ziv as 2007 Recipient
The Charles Bronfman Prize will award Dr. Amitai Ziv its 2007 humanitarian prize. Ziv, 48, is the founder and director of the Israel Center for Medical Simulation (MSR), and Deputy Director of Sheba Medical Center, the largest and most comprehensive medical institution in Israel.
The Charles Bronfman Prize Awarded to Israeli Environmentalist Dr. Alon Tal
The Charles Bronfman Prize, a $100,000 humanitarian award, named Dr. Alon Tal, Founder and Director of Research for the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies and the Israel Union for Environmental Defense, its 2005 recipient at a ceremony in Jerusalem, on January 10, 2006.
The Charles Bronfman Prize Announces Jay Feinberg as First Recipient
The Charles Bronfman Prize announced today that the first Charles Bronfman Prize of $100,000 for humanitarian achievement is being awarded to Jay Feinberg, 35, a Leukemia survivor and founder of the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation.