Award Recipients

         “He who saves one life saves the entire world.”  —Talmud


Sam Goldman 2014 | Sam Goldman

Founder + Chief Customer Officer
d.light

www.dlightdesign.com

Creating new freedoms for people without reliable power so they can enjoy a brighter future

d.light has improved the lives of more than 37 million people in 62 countries by designing and distributing the world's most reliable, affordable, and accessible solar lighting products.


2013 Charles Bronfman Prize award winner Eric Rosenthal's page 2013 | Eric Rosenthal

Founder + Executive Director
Disability Rights International

www.disabilityrightsintl.org

FIGHTING SEGREGATION AND ABUSE OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES WORLDWIDE

DISABILITY RIGHTS INTERNATIONAL has brought attention to the human rights of one billion people with disabilities, training activists in 29 countries and documenting abuses in 36 countries.


2012 Charles Bronfman Prize award winner Greitens's page 2012 | Eric Greitens

Founder 
The Mission Continues

www.misssioncontinues.org

CHALLENGING POST-9/11 VETERANS TO SERVE AND LEAD IN COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE
UNITED STATES

THE MISSION CONTINUES has awarded over 750 fellowships to veterans who have served over 300,000 hours in their communities and engaged more than 30,000 volunteers nationwide.


2011 Charles Bronfman Prize award winner Karen Tal's page 2011 | Karen Tal

Former Principal
The Bialik-Rogozin Campus
Co-Founder, Education Insights

www.tovanotb.org

BELIEVING IN CHILDREN’S POTENTIAL.
ENSURING THEIR RIGHT TO ACHIEVE.

EDUCATION INSIGHTS partners with 14 schools and 1,000 volunteers to improve education for 8,357 students, giving them a chance at a better future.


2010 Charles Bronfman Prize award winner Sasha Chanoff's page 2010 | Sasha Chanoff

Founder + Executive Director RefugePoint
(formerly Mapendo International)
www.refugepoint.org

RESCUING AND RESETTLING AT-RISK
AND FORGOTTEN REFUGEES

REFUGE POINT has referred 20,493 people from 15 countries for resettlement, and was responsible for 15% of Africa's refugee resettlement numbers in 2012.


2010 Charles Bronfman Prize award winner Jared Genser's page 2010 | Jared Genser

Founder + President, Freedom Now
www.freedom-now.org

FREEING PRISONERS OF CONSCIENCE WORLDWIDE

FREEDOM NOW has worked in 23 countries, helped free more than 29 individual prisoners of conscience, and has more than 20 campaigns underway.


2009 Charles Bronfman Prize award winner Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin's page 2009 | Mike Feinberg + Dave Levin

Co-Founders 
Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP)

www.kipp.org

TRANSFORMING THE FACE OF PUBLIC EDUCATION

KIPP serves 50,000 students in 141 schools in more than 20 U.S. states and has helped educators start KIPP-inspired schools in five other countries.


2008 Charles Bronfman Prize award winner Rachel Andres' web page 2008 | Rachel Andres

Founder
Jewish World Watch Solar Cooker Project

www.solarcookerproject.org

KEEPING DARFURI REFUGEE WOMEN SAFE

THE SOLAR COOKER PROJECT keeps women safe from violence and has helped protect 100,000 people in 4 UN camps for Darfur refugees in Chad.


2007 Charles Bronfman Prize award winner Professor Amitai Ziv's web page 2007 | Professor Amitai Ziv

Founder + Director 
MSR – The Israel Center for Medical Simulation

www.msr.org.il

PROMOTING SAFETY AND QUALITY HEALTHCARE
THROUGH SIMULATION-BASED MEDICAL EDUCATION

MSR has contributed to patient safety and quality of care by training over 140,000 healthcare professionals from all continents in more than 60 national programs.


2005 Charles Bronfman Prize award winner Dr. Alon Tal's page 2005 | Dr. Alon Tal

Founder 
Adam Teva V’Din + Arava Institute

www.adamteva.org.il | www.arava.org

ESTABLISHING ISRAEL AS A MODEL IN ENVIRONMENTALISM

THE ARAVA INSTITUTE has educated over 800 Israeli, Jordanian, Palestinian and other students to advance an environmentally sustainable future for the region.


2004 Charles Bronfman Prize award winner Jay Feinberg's page 2004 | Jay Feinberg

Founder + Executive Director
Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation

www.giftoflife.org

FACILITATING LIFE SAVING MARROW AND
STEM-CELL TRANSPLANTS

GIFT OF LIFE has registered 233,123 bone marrow donors and facilitated 2,664 transplants in 40 countries.