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The Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life, 2021


Miriam Adelson


Israeli-born medical doctor Miriam Adelson specializes in the treatment of addiction/ She was the co-founder of the Sheldon G. Adelson Research Clinic in Las Vegas, which treats people for opioid use disorder, with her husband, the late philanthropist Sheldon Adelson. A staunch supporter of Israel and the Republican Party, Miriam Adelson now owns over half of the $48 billion gambling empire launched by Sheldon Adelson, with casinos in Las Vegas, Singapore and Macau. Miriam Adelson was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2018. The Adelson Foundation gives $200 million annually to Jewish and Israeli causes, the largest sum of any existing private foundation with that aim. (Photo: courtesy)


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