This year's 'Jewish Nobel' is a group prize, going to Jewish activists supporting Ukraine

Rabbis Raphael Rotman, left, and Meir Stambler, both from the Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine, deliver boxes to an elderly non-Jewish Ukrainian woman in Bucha who has been receiving their aid for months. (Jacob Judah)

A prize established to honor a single inspiring Jew with a lifetime of achievements has been awarded this year to a nameless group whose work is ongoing: Jewish activists in war-ravaged Ukraine.

The Genesis Prize Foundation said the war in Ukraine required a change in the approach it has taken since creating the prize, known by some as the "Jewish Nobel," a decade ago.

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