Genesis Prize CEO Stan Polovets accused of drugging and sexually assaulting woman


September 29, 2023

Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images for The Genesis Prize Foundation

Stan Polovets, center, with Israeli President Isaac Herzog, left, presenting the 2022 Genesis Prize to Pfizer Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla, right, in Jerusalem, Israel, June 29, 2022.

(JTA) – Stan Polovets, an oil industry executive who used his wealth and connections to help establish one of the most prestigious awards in the Jewish world, has been accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman he took out on a date. 

The woman, identified only as Jane Doe 1, made the allegations in a civil lawsuit filed against Polovets, the CEO of the Genesis Prize Foundation, in Manhattan last week. She is demanding financial compensation whose amount would be determined in court. 

Speaking through his lawyer, Polovets has denied the allegations and accused the woman of targ...

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