Skip to comments.Bloomberg Is First to Receive a $1 Million Jewish Award
Posted on 10/24/2013 1:33:05 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will be honored on Monday as the first recipient of a $1 million award that organizers are calling the Jewish Nobel Prize.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel will present the award, named the Genesis Prize, to Mr. Bloomberg at a ceremony in Jerusalem in May. The award, established by a charity founded by Russian Jewish billionaires, aims to honor exceptional people whose values and achievements will inspire the next generations of Jews.
The announcement of the inaugural award will be made at a news conference in New York on Monday. The charity, the Genesis Philanthropy Group, has financed an endowment of $100 million to pay for the prize for years to come.
While New Yorkers are more focused on the race to replace Mr. Bloomberg and have mixed feelings about his legacy, the award is a reminder of his role on the international stage, one that will continue after he leaves office. Since he is hardly in need of the $1 million prize, Mr. Bloomberg plans to donate the money to a philanthropic cause to be named next year....
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The best part is that he not only is the most worthy Jew on the face of the earth, but could really use the money.
(Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
Pfft. His “accomplishments” do nothing to help Jews or anyone else. He’s a kapo and a Quisling.
I am SO embarrassed. The man is anathema.
government controlling people as in what bloomberg was doing is something to be proud of?
no it isn’t .we want the government to leave us alone. that’s why I am Republican
He would fit in very well with the Judenrat in Hitler’s totalitarian machine.
What a sick joke.
Reminds me of this guy.
>>established by a charity founded by Russian Jewish billionaires
Descendants of old school Bolsheviks.
Of all the Jewish people who made amazing contributions to the world the first one goes to Mr. Nanny. Any odds on Rahm Emanuel winning the prize next year?
Next year, George Soros.
I think he is anathhole...
WTF? He would’ve been the first to take Jewish firearms and send them to the camps. Unreal.
The Jewish community in Israel is always looking for donations. I suspect this is where it came from.
Stephen Spielberg got his name carved into stone in front of a University in Israel for a 1M donation.
this is ridiculous
Why would Israel want to associate itself with this intolerable meddler?
God help me to accept what I can’t change (this award) and do the right thing when the Lefties hate Jews and Israel as they have done and will do in the future along with “conservative Christians, right wing extremists, gun owners” etc. etc. etc.
I’d like to see a “Full Metal Jacket” award. It could be a shared award ... “Here you are all equally worthless.” :)
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