PHOTOS: Michael Douglas Visits Jerusalem With Family by the Forward

PHOTOS: Michael Douglas Visits Jerusalem With Family

Michael Douglas played the tourist over the weekend after accepting the 2015 Genesis Prize in Jerusalem last Thursday.

“I am a Jew,” Douglas told the crowd assembled for the event, emceed by Jay Leno. “Those are four words of pride. My Jewishness is as deep as my genes.”

Douglas’ wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, model Bar Refaeli and prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu were also in attendance. “To borrow a phrase from one of your father’s movies, you two cast a giant shadow over your profession and set a standard for all actors to follow,” during the ceremony.

The actor reportedly spent the next day wandering around the city with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and their two children. Here are some pictures of them at the Western Wall:


Anne Cohen

Anne Cohen

Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg , she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.

PHOTOS: Michael Douglas Visits Jerusalem With Family

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