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The Marcus Foundation
June 15, 2021, 5:38 pm
Marcus Foundation’s New Medical Director
Dr. Jonathan Simons, founding director of Emory’s Winship Cancer Institute, returns to Atlanta with ‘tikkun olam’ in the form of entrepreneurial philanthropy in medical research.
April 15, 2021, 4:44 pm
Jewish Professionals Tuition Grant Aids Students
Full-time Jewish professionals will receive 50 percent off tuition for their children to attend Atlanta Jewish high schools.
April 15, 2021, 4:23 pm
JScreen’s Genetic Cancer Test Goes National
The tests are available to anyone over 21 years old.
March 26, 2021, 10:58 am
The Lowdown: Doug Hertz
Find out the favorite libation of the “lord of liquor” and how he spent a most treacherous New Year’s Eve 50 feet up.
Marcia Caller Jaffe
February 24, 2021, 1:57 pm
Barney Medintz To Open ‘The Den’
New sensory cabin being built largely with donation from Atlantans Gail and Lyons Heyman.
Robyn Spizman Gerson
February 9, 2021, 1:42 pm
Root One Israel Teen Travel Takes Off
The Marcus Foundation’s $20 million first-year grant is seen as just the beginning of what could be a massive new program.
January 14, 2021, 3:02 pm
Sheldon Adelson’s Reach From Las Vegas to Atlanta
Known as a friend to Israel, the 87-year-old entrepreneur was among the world’s most influential Jews.
December 22, 2020, 11:19 am
Jewish Atlanta Innovation Vies for $100,000
First virtual pitch session to compete for funding for innovation and impactful ideas.
December 18, 2020, 12:15 pm
Marcus Foundation Gives $80 Million to Shepherd Center
Billi and Bernie Marcus are longtime supporters of the work of the rehabilitation hospital.
November 12, 2020, 2:24 pm
Piedmont Hits $150 Million Goal for Marcus Tower
First phase of construction opened in July and the next phase began recently.
Compiled by AJT staff
November 6, 2020, 3:29 pm
Hillel Honors Tough Cookie Michael Coles
Former chair of Hillels of Georgia announces new UGA Hillel House and says anti-Semitism on campus is an important focus of the statewide organization.
October 16, 2020, 2:13 pm
Helping Fund Pre-College Israel Trips
A $20 million gift from The Marcus Foundation will help lower the cost for young adults to visit Israel before college.
August 17, 2020, 10:35 am
Virtual Tour of Piedmont’s Marcus Tower
Piedmont Hospital unveils the new Marcus Tower, a facility that incorporates Jewish donors taking health care into the future while opening early in response to the pandemic.
April 27, 2020, 6:49 am
Marcus Foundation Funds New Emory Testing Program
Emory University developed a new blood test to increase coronavirus tracking and The Marcus Foundation in Atlanta donated $3 million to support its development.
April 16, 2020, 5:06 pm
Piedmont Hospital Medical Director Meets COVID-19
Dr. Mark Cohen, a vice president & medical director for the hospital, shares the difficulties of running the Piedmont facility during the pandemic.