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Steven Spielberg Announced as the 2021 Genesis Prize Laureate

The Genesis Prize Foundation has announced film director, producer and philanthropist Steven Spielberg as the 2021 Genesis Prize Laureate. The annual $1 million Genesis Prize, dubbed the “Jewish Nobel” by TIME magazine, honors extraordinary individuals for their outstanding professional achievement, contribution to humanity, and commitment to Jewish values. The award recognizes Spielberg’s outstanding achievement as…

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Acts of Resistance: Love Stories of the Holocaust

Photo: A wedding photo of Holocaust survivors married in the Weiden displaced persons camp in 1947. US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of William and Helen Luksenburg In celebration of love and friendship on Valentine’s Day this weekend, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will be presenting its forthcoming Facebook Live virtual event on exploring how love during…

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Glenn Hamer is Heading to Texas

Glenn Hamer, who has served the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry as president and CEO since 2006 and who led the organization’s ascendence to become the state’s most influential business advocacy group, announced he will be departing his position to become the next president and CEO of the Texas Association of Business. Hamer’s 14-year…

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Phoenix Developer Hires Josh Zemon

Phoenix-based Creation, a sister company of LGE Design Build, has hired Josh Zemon as its managing principal. Josh will oversee all aspects of Creation’s real estate business alongside founding members David Sellers and Bob Agahi and including acquisitions, entitlement, development, construction, asset management, and capital raising. Creation’s primary focus will be to grow its industrial…

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Amit Shimoni to Present “HIPSTORY”

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) National Young Leadership (YL) division will host Israeli artist Amit Shimoni for “HIPSTORY: Reimagining Historical Icons,” on Wednesday, February 3, 5:30 PM EST. HIPSTORY is an art concept in which Shimoni, an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Intelligence Corps veteran, reimagines historical icons as celebrated influencers. Shimoni’s collaborations range…

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