Michael Bloomberg’s granddaughter was given the hybrid surname of Frissburg, a combination of Bloomberg and Frissora. Anne Cohen imagines what other Jewish celebrity mashups could sound like.
The Genesis Prize has given away $1 million apiece to guys named Michael. Yet the impact of the big-bucks prize remains elusive — and the foundation’s CEO has quietly left.
The million-dollar Genesis Prize was awarded to Michael Douglas. He makes last year’s winner — Michael Bloomberg — look like an inspired choice, Jane Eisner writes.
It is now open season for those who would like a chunk of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s change and think they have a big idea up their sleeves.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg used his commencement address at Harvard University on Thursday to bash a U.S. academic culture that he described as increasingly intolerant of ideas from outside a narrow liberal spectrum.
There were ballerinas, a full dance ensemble, soloists, a harpist, a video tribute to Jewish luminaries in multiple fields, a multimedia orchestra performance celebrating the enduring light of creation, a speech from the prime minister, stand-up from Jay Leno, and an audience packed with top Jewish communal movers and shakers from both sides of the Atlantic.
Planning a black tie event can be time consuming, especially on the site of the 9/11 terror attacks, writes Meg Bloom Glasser. What wine does one serve with human remains?
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will use his $1 million Genesis Prize to establish a new fellowship under the auspices of the Genesis Philanthropy Group, which will award him the prize.