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Genesis Philanthropy Group, the foundation founded by five Russian oligarchs two years ago, will be sharing more of its resources with Russian-speaking Jews in its own home turf. The foundation, which has made headlines with its high-profile grants meant to strengthen Jewish identity among Russian-speaking Jews primarily in America and Israel, announced a $6 million gift to The Jewish Agency for Israel to support floundering Jewish schools and summer camps in the former Soviet Union during the next three to four years.
Updated: Oct. 11, 2009
Ze'ev Bielski, a newly elected MK and the outgoing chairman of the Jewish Agency, calls for a revolutionary change in Israel – Diaspora relations in order to help meet the emergency situation facing Diaspora Jewry. The danger posed to ongoing Jewish existence in the Diaspora caused by assimilation, intermarriage, low Jewish birth rate, the increased distance from Holocaust memories, the weakening bond with the State of Israel and local Jewish institutions and other factors, require the State of Israel and the government of Israel to act to help guarantee the future of the Jewish people.
Updated: Mar. 15, 2009