Old, white, mega-rich men awarding each other prizes
If it wasn’t bad enough that the 'Jewish Nobel’ was awarded to a multi-billionaire, the selection process was conducted behind closed doors, shutting out the very people the award was intended to inspire.
When I first heard of the Genesis Prize I was intrigued. One million dollars for an individuals "whose values and achievements will inspire the next generations of Jews"? The pure sum was inconceivably vast.
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