NOMINATE

Nominate LOCAL

Recognition of an individual, organization or initiative that reaches and influences a local population

Nominate NATIONAL

Recognition of an organization (including non-profits, social agencies, corporations and foundations) that works to advance Jewish unity in an exemplary manner over an extended period of time and has made a significant impact nationally

Nominate GLOBAL

An honor to a visionary (can be either an individual or a group) who acknowledges the obstacles of disunity and discord within the greater Jewish community and actively promotes advancing social programs which challenge that disunity

Nomination guidelines:

  1. Applications must be submitted via the prize website.
  2. The Unity Prize will be awarded in three distinct categories: Local · National · Global
    • The unit of impact measurement is dictated by geographic audience.
    • If the project or initiative reaches and influences a local population, please nominate for the local category. If the effect is felt nationally, please nominate for the national category, and if the impact extends to a global audience, please nominate for the global category.
  3. Individuals, organizations, nonprofits, corporations, foundations and social initiatives are welcomed for consideration in each category.
  4. Be sure to demonstrate how the nominee’s actions are imperative to advancing mutual respect and understanding, inclusion and unification of the Jewish world. Nominated initiatives should maintain impact over an extended period of time
  5. All applications must be completed in full. Note! There is no option to save an incomplete application and return to it at a later date. For your convenience a link to the entire questionnaire is available for download in the header of each form.
  6. In all prize categories, applicants are permitted to submit themselves for consideration. Applications from a third party that nominate prize candidates will also be accepted.
  7. Applications and material may be in English or Hebrew only.
  8. All applications must include 2 letters of recommendations, in either Hebrew or English, in PDF or WORD (.doc or .docx).
  9. Nominations must be submitted by 11:59 PM E.S.T on the announced date. No nominations will be accepted after that date.
  10. For additional information or questions please contact us at: unityprize@gesher.co.il

Total prize money available for the Jerusalem Unity Prize in Memory of Eyal, Gil-ad and Naftali is 300,000 NIS, which will be divided among the recipients at the discretion of the Prize Committee.

The Unity Prizes will be presented in Jerusalem on June 7, 2017, as part of the commemorative events of Unity Day.