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April 24, 2013 11:51 am

Jewish 100: Sheldon Adelson – Philanthropy

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Sheldon Adelson


Love or hate his politics, Adelson puts his money where his mouth is. And that mouth advocates on behalf of Jews and Israel. Adelson has made major multi-million dollar donations to The Adelson Educational Campus, Yad Vashem, Birthright Israel and The Adelson Program in Neural Repair and Rehabilitation. In 2012 he spent upwards of $100 million on Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, in part because he viewed Romney as friendlier towards Israel.

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  • Jeff Blankfort

    By telling an Israeli audience that he regrets having served in the US Army and not in the IDF, Adelson reveals what he really is, a traitor to the country of his birth.