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  • Adelson says he’ll pay ‘whatever it takes’ to oust Obama

    June 14, 2012 | 2:35 pm

    Sheldon Adelson reportedly has said he will donate “whatever it takes” to defeat President Obama.

    Forbes Magazine reported Thursday that a source close to the casino magnate said that Adelson is willing to donate more than the $10 million he gave this week to Restore Our Future, a...

  • Sheldon Adelson gives Romney super-PAC $10 million

    June 13, 2012 | 12:39 pm

    Sheldon Adelson gave a pro-Mitt Romney super-PAC $10 million.

    The donation to Restore Our Future, a political action committee that works parallel to the Romney campaign, was reported by multiple media on Wednesday and fulfills the casino magnate’s promise to throw his weight behind...

  • Adelson and Romney meet

    May 30, 2012 | 10:25 am

    Mitt Romney met with Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate who took aim at Romney’s presidential campaign by substantially backing challenger Newt Gingrich.

    Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and likely Republican presidential candidate, met for 45 minutes Tuesday...

  • Gingrich, bowing out, thanks Adelsons

    May 3, 2012 | 11:59 am

    Newt Gingrich, bowing out of the race for the Republican presidential nod, thanked Miriam and Sheldon Adelson for helping to sustain his campaign.

    “We share a combined concern about the Middle East and a combined concern about American security and the survival of Israel,” Gingrich,...

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  • April 25, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    April 25, 2012 | 3:18 am

    An eyewitness account of the 1948 battle for Jerusalem

    Matti Friedman of the Times of Israel presents a glimpse into the journal of British ‎clergyman Hugh Jones, who remained in Jerusalem as the fight for control of the city ‎waged around him.  ‎

    Report of a two-hour cease...

  • Adelson donates $5 million to Republican Super PAC

    April 17, 2012 | 10:48 am

    Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, a major giver to the Newt Gingrich presidential bid, has donated $5 million to a Super PAC supporting Republican candidates.

    Adelson and his wife, Miriam, made the donation in February to the Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC connected to House...

  • April 16, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    April 16, 2012 | 3:52 am

    Israel’s right to say ‘no’

    Smadar Shir of Ynet supports Israel’s decision to deny entry to dozens of pro-Palestinian ‎activists who were part of a coordinated demonstration. ‎

    When a US embassy official refuses to grant a certain person a visa because he was ‎born in...

  • Sheldon Adelson on Newt: ‘He’s at the end of his line’

    By Jay Firestone

    March 28, 2012 | 3:26 pm

    Sheldon Adelson, who with wife Miri, has given more than $15 million to the Newt Gingrich Super PAC Winning Our Future, said Monday he believes Gingrich is “at the end of his line” regarding the race for the Republican presidential nomination. 

    Adelson was speaking informally...

  • Adelson reportedly gives ‘substantial’ new donation to Gingrich PAC

    February 28, 2012 | 6:04 pm

    Casino and hotel magnate Sheldon Adelson reportedly has given a “substantial” new donation to a group supporting Newt Gingrich for the Republican presidential nomination.

    Adelson gave the donation to Winning Our Future, an independent committee, or Super PAC, that is run by...

  • Adelson denies involvement in special caucus

    January 31, 2012 | 2:54 pm

    Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has denied involvement in the decision to hold a special Republican caucus in a Nevada county to accommodate Sabbath-observant Jewish voters.

    Clark County last week moved its Feb. 4 caucus to 7 p.m., six hours after the state’s totals are scheduled to be...

  • Must Read, January 25, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 25, 2012 | 3:27 am

    Iran: Downplayed in President Obama’s State of the Union Speech

    James Phillips of the conservative Heritage Foundation claims the amount of time Obama spent discussing Iran in his State of the Union address is indicative the White House’s failed policies.

    “Given the Obama...

  • What Can the Adelsons Buy Next ? (Newt?)

    By Susan Freudenheim

    January 23, 2012 | 9:21 pm

    The New York Times is reporting tonight that Dr. Miriam Adelson, wife of Sheldon Adelson, has donated $5 million to the Super Pac supporting Newt Gingrich’s Florida primary campaign; this is on top of the $5 million that Sheldon Adelson gave to Gingrich to support the same Super PAC...

  • Adelson gives $5 million to Super PAC supporting Gingrich

    January 9, 2012 | 10:30 am

    Casino and hotel magnate Sheldon Adelson donated $5 million to a group supporting Newt Gingrich for the Republican presidential nomination.

    The Washington Post reported over the weekend that Adelson gave the money on Jan. 6 to Winning Our Future, an independent committee, or Super...

  • Adelsons give Birthright another $5 million

    November 30, 2011 | 10:20 am

    Sheldon and Miriam Adelson are contributing an additional $5 million to Birthright Israel, which the organization says will move 2,000 applicants from waitlisted to traveling this winter.

    The contribution announced Wednesday, a day after the Adelsons were honored in Washington by...

  • Perfect storm for charities— contributions go down and requests go up

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 19, 2008 | 2:50 am

    Rachel Bookstein didn't realize just how anxious she'd become wondering whether Beach Hillel in Long Beach would be able to raise the funds it needs this year.

    Contributions had declined -- $500 here, $100 there. Folks had been hard hit by the economic crisis and were paring down...

  • Orit: I went to Macao and it’s not Las Vegas!

    By The Web Guy

    October 3, 2008 | 7:09 pm

    Bloggish contributor Orit Arfa went on a press junket to Shelden Adelson’s (the Sands) new Venetian resort-casino in Macao, China and filed this report for the Jerusalem Post:

    As I wandered alone through The Venetian casino on my first night, my personal fantasies of Vegas-style fun,...

  • Israel’s sugar daddy, Sheldon Adelson

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    June 27, 2008 | 4:10 pm

    “He gives more money to Israel than the U.S. government.”

    A friend, who has worked for Sheldon Adelson, the third-richest man in the United States, behind Buffett and Gates, offered that analysis recently. It’s not quite accurate—no one provides more aide to Israel than the United...

  • Briefs: Western Wall dig starts, Israel and U.S. back gays at U.N.

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Israel Starts Western Wall Dig

    Israel began a controversial dig in the Western Wall Plaza. Bulldozers from the Antiquities Authority broke ground Tuesday near a ramp connecting the plaza to the Temple Mount, with officials saying the aim was to search for historical artifacts...

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