Boards and Committees

Board of Directors and Advisory Board

Stan Polovets

Stan Polovets

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Co-Founder and Chairman, The Genesis Prize Foundation 

Judge Michal Rubinstein Shamgar

Judge Michal Rubinstein Shamgar

Deputy Chair, Board of Directors
Chair, Circle of Friends, The Israel Conservatory of Music

Dorit Beinisch

Dorit Beinisch

Advisory Board Member
President (Ret.), Supreme Court of Israel

Irwin Cotler

Irwin Cotler

Advisory Board Member
Founder, Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights   
Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Canada 

Jonathan Fanton

Jonathan Fanton

Advisory Board Member
President of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Former President of the John D. And Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Gary Ginsberg

Gary Ginsberg

Advisory Board Member
Executive Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications, Time Warner 

Rabbi Marvin Hier

Rabbi Marvin Hier

Advisory Board Member
Founder, CEO and President, Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance

Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner

Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner

Advisory Board Member
Senior Rabbi to Reform Judaism, UK

Jonathan Kopp

Jonathan Kopp

Advisory Board Member
Managing Director, The Glover Park Group

Allen Shapard

Allen Shapard

Advisory Board Member 
Senior Director, Chair of Public Engagement Strategies, APCO Worldwide
Advisor to Nobel Laureates and esteemed institutions

Jeffrey R. Solomon

Jeffrey R. Solomon

Advisory Board Member
Senior Advisor, Chasbro Investments

Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon

Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon

Advisory Board Member
Founder and Chairman, Tandon Capital Associates and Krishnamurthy Tandon Foundation

Selection Committee

Isaac Herzog

Isaac Herzog

Chairman of the Selection Committee
Chairman of the Executive, Jewish Agency for Israel

Peter Aven

Peter Aven

Selection Committee Member
Co-Founder of Genesis Prize Foundation
Chairman of the Board of Directors, ABH Holdings S.A.

Eli Groner

Eli Groner

Selection Committee Member
Former Director General of the Prime Minister's Office

David Hatchwell Altaras

David Hatchwell Altaras

Selection Committee Member
President of EXCEM Grupo

Fiamma Nirenstein

Fiamma Nirenstein

Selection Committee Member
Journalist and Author
Former Member of the Italian Parliament and Deputy-President of the Foreign Affairs Committee

Jack Rosen

Jack Rosen

Selection Committee Member
Chief Executive Officer, Rosen Partners LLC
President of the American Jewish Congress; Chairman of the American Council for World Jewry

Andrés Spokoiny

Andrés Spokoiny

Selection Committee Member
President and CEO of the Jewish Funders Network

Prize Committee

Morris Kahn

Morris Kahn

Prize Committee Member
Founder, Amdocs
President, SpaceIL

Jill W. Smith

Jill W. Smith

Prize Committee Member
Senior Advisor to the Chairman, Genesis Prize Foundation
Chair, Jewish Foundation for Education of Women

Judge Tova Strasberg-Cohen

Judge Tova Strasberg-Cohen

Prize Committee Member
Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel, retired

Meir Shamgar z

Meir Shamgar z"l

(1925-2019) 
Founding Member of the Prize Committee 
Justice and President Emeritus, Supreme Court of Israel

Elie Wiesel z

Elie Wiesel z"l

(1928-2016)
Founding Member of the Prize Committee
Nobel Laureate
Professor, Boston University
President, Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity