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  • Remembering Sheldon Adelson

    Rabbi Shraga Simmons, Aish Hatorah Resources|Jan 22, 2021

    The Jewish world has lost one of its most prolific funders with the passing of Sheldon Adelson, whose business empire spanned continents and whose $35 billion personal fortune ranked him #38 on the Forbes list worldwide. At times outspoken and controversial, Adelson, age 87, had been receiving treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Philanthropy Though Jews are disproportionately generous in charitable giving, less than 10 percent of Jewish mega-donations go to Jewish or Israeli causes. Sheldon...