2015 Genesis Prize Laureate Michael Douglas and his family in Israel (L to R: Dylan Douglas, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas, Carys Douglas)

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas, and their children Dylan and Carys in Jerusalem.

Mr. Douglas is involved with Jewish cinema, having narrated the voice of Prime Minister Rabin in the documentary The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers (2013), alongside Christoph Waltz and Sandra Bullock, as well as the pro-Israel documentary, In Search of Peace (2001), which chronicles Israel's first two decades.

In 2014, Douglas traveled to Israel with his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and their two children, Dylan and Carys, to celebrate Dylan’s Bar Mitzvah.

Mr. Douglas is also the 2001 recipient of the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance Humanitarian Award.