md ns 004The 2015 Genesis Prize Laureate, actor, producer and UN Messenger of Peace, Michael Douglas, joined human rights activist Natan Sharansky in visiting three U.S. universities to speak to a student audience about Israel, current day anti-Semitism, and inclusion in the Jewish community. The visits were co-hosted by The Genesis Prize Foundation, Hillel International, the local campus Hillels, and The Jewish Agency for Israel.

The events took place at Brown University on January 28, 2016, Stanford University on February 2, 2016, and the University of California at Santa Barbara on February 3, 2016.

This was the first time in recent history that a renowned Hollywood celebrity appeared on campus in partnership with a prominent Jewish leader to address issues of critical importance to global Jewry.

Click here to view media coverage of the college campus visits.