STRENGTHENING JEWISH ENGAGEMENT AROUND THE WORLD


STRENGTHENING JEWISH ENGAGEMENT AROUND THE WORLD


STRENGTHENING JEWISH ENGAGEMENT AROUND THE WORLD


STRENGTHENING JEWISH ENGAGEMENT AROUND THE WORLD


STRENGTHENING JEWISH ENGAGEMENT AROUND THE WORLD


STRENGTHENING JEWISH ENGAGEMENT AROUND THE WORLD


Who we are

Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG) is a global family of foundations focusing its work on three areas of critical importance to the Jewish communities around the world:

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Strengthening Jewish identity of Russian-speaking Jews worldwide.

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Supporting pillar Jewish organizations of the UK Jewish community in their efforts to provide meaningful and innovative opportunities for Jewish engagement to children, young families and young adults living in the UK, regardless of where they were born.

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Strengthening bonds and common understanding between Jews living in Israel and throughout global Diaspora.

What we do

Genesis Philanthropy Group is a global proactive grant-making institution, seeking to work with entities that share our mission and that can meaningfully and effectively engage their audiences to advance our common goals.
Genesis Philanthropy Group does not accept unsolicited proposals.

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Among our flagship grantees:

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PJ Library

placeholderMoishe House

Moishe House

placeholderTaglit Birthright Israel

Taglit Birthright Israel

placeholderHILLEL INTERNATIONAL

HILLEL INTERNATIONAL

placeholderLIMMUD FSU

LIMMUD FSU

placeholderYAD VASHEM

YAD VASHEM

placeholderFIDF

FIDF

placeholderSEFER

SEFER

placeholderCENTRAL COUNCIL OF JEWS IN GERMANY

CENTRAL COUNCIL OF JEWS IN GERMANY

Leadership

Our philanthropy is inspired by the Jewish values and traditions that have sustained the Jewish people and advanced human civilization for millennia. As we move further into the 21st century, we envision a pluralistic Jewish identity – a source of exciting possibilities for a diverse Jewry and for continuing the task of perfecting the world.

Mikhail Fridman Mikhail Fridman
Co-founder and Trustee

German Khan German Khan
Co-founder and Trustee

Petr Aven Petr Aven
Co-founder and Trustee

Alex Knaster Alex Knaster
Co-founder

Gennady Gazin Gennady Gazin
Chairman of the Board and Trustee

Ilia Salita Ilia Salita
President and CEO

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DOCUMENTARY TRILOGY
Russian Jews

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A fascinating epic, RUSSIAN JEWS follows their rich and complex history from 11th century through the collapse of the Soviet Union. Created and narrated by acclaimed journalist Leonid Parfenov, the trilogy highlights Jewish contributions to Russian and Soviet societies. The stories which Leonid Parfenov so masterfully depicts in the trilogy deserve a stage to be retold. Why was the phenomenon of Russian Jewry so significant for Soviet life, but, just as significant for the anti-Soviet movement? Why does it continue to impact the post-Soviet reality in the countries of the former Soviet Union as well as beyond their borders? These and other important questions emerge from the trilogy to help engage its audience in this ever-important intellectual discourse.

FILM 1 - BEFORE THE REVOLUTION

FILM 1 BEFORE THE REVOLUTION

FILM 2 - 1918 - 1948

FILM 2 1918 - 1948

FILM 3 - AFTER 1948

FILM 3 AFTER 1948