sheldon adelson

Sheldon Gary Adelson is an American businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist. His business career spans more than five decades and has included creating and developing more than 50 different companies. He is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, a leading global developer of destination properties which owns The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company has several resorts in the US as well as in Asia, where it owns additional casino hotel resorts. Adelson also owns the Hebrew-language free daily newspaper Israel Hayom which was founded in the summer of 2007. Adelson and his wife, Dr. Miriam Adelson have donated to a variety of charitable causes, and have founded the Adelson Foundation, a private charity headquartered in Los Angeles. Adelson has earned multiple honorary degrees and has guest lectured at various universities.
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Amid political riots, we need to learn from other points of view - opinion

Crossing wires emphasizes the wider problem, diffusing guilt widely – despite many people’s certitude that their side is blameless and their opponents are evil.


14 day news roundup: Abbas decree

Israeli news highlights from the past two weeks.


Sheldon Adelson dwarfs Ehud Olmert's contributions to Israel - opinion

Olmert is still intimidated by a great American philanthropist, even after his passing.

Sheldon Adelson, a casino magnate and major backer of pro-Israel causes.

Jewish orgs. hold memorial marking end of Sheldon Adelson's shiva

The event consisted of numerous livestreamed eulogies and personal stories about Adelson, as well as small groups of Jewish study and prayers in his honor.

Olmert: I hate everything Sheldon Adelson loved about Israel - opinion

Everything I love about Israel has nothing to do with Adelson.

Stones placed in remembrance lie on grave tablets on the Mount of Olives Jewish cemetary as the sun

Adelson was buried on Mount of Olives – why not renovate this holy site?

Adelson's wish to be buried on the Mount of Olives shows his clear love of the Holy City of Jerusalem, ICHH claims.

Sheldon Adelson buried in Jerusalem on Friday

Praised by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "huge Jewish patriot," Adelson died on Monday from cancer.


Coffin of philanthropist Sheldon Adelson arrived in Israel

Adelson, one of the most well-known Jewish philanthropists, will be buried Friday in Jerusalem.

WJC President Ronald Lauder speaks on passing of Sheldon Adelson

Lauder added that Adelson was optimistic about the State of Israel and its future and said, “He loved what Israel was doing, and he could not find fault with anything.”

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