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WATCH: Venture Creative Contest Online Award Ceremony

April 13, 2020

On Sunday March 8th, we were pleased to host our Venture Creative Contest Award Ceremony to celebrate the winners of the first round of the Contest. Our keynote speakers included acclaimed human rights advocate Natan Sharansky and US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Elan Carr, who discussed the importance of younger generations finding creative ways to combat anti-Semitism.  Mr. Sharansky and Mr. Carr also discussed the rise of anti-Semitism surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

We are proud to announce that over 30,000 people watched the online event after the original event at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia was canceled due to coronavirus concerns.

In case you missed it, you are invited to watch the full ceremony here:

At the event, the 37 winners of the first round of the Venture Creative Contest were announced and will share award grants of $100,000.

At the ceremony, we were also pleased to announce that more than 190,000 people from around the world and 210 NGOs have already joined the Combat Anti-Semitism Movement. Thank you all!

We were pleased to receive press exposure regarding the event including this JPOST recap article.