Wolf Foundation Gets $250,000 Legacy
Menu JTA Search

Wolf Foundation Gets $250,000 Legacy

Download PDF for this date

The Wolf Foundation announced that it has received its first major legacy –a bequest amounting to almost $250,000, or more than half the estate of the late Louise Meyer of New York City.

Meyer, who was born in Germany, was a longtime friend of the Wolf family whose head, the late Dr. Ricardo Wolf, established the Foundation in 1978 with a fund of $12 million for the annual presentation in Israel of $100,000 awards to laureates in various fields.

Of the 66 Wolf Award winners to date, five subsequently received Nobel Prizes. The 1983/84 awards will be presented by President Chaim Herzog at a ceremony in the Knesset on May 20.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund