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By Erez Linn 

Businessman and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson laid to rest on Mount of Olives above Jerusalem

 

January 29, 2021

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Dr. Miriam Adelson, wife of businessman and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson, arrives at her husband's funeral in the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem on Jan. 15, 2021.

(Israel Hayom via JNS) - Businessman and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson, whose contribution to Israel and Jewish life throughout the world, was laid to rest on Friday in a private ceremony in Jerusalem with close family members present. He passed away on Jan. 11 at the age of 87.

Dr. Miriam Adelson, his wife and partner in so many of his projects, eulogized him as someone who could not be replaced due to his sheer impact on so many levels.

"It may seem strange, here in Jerusalem, the heart of Israel, which was so dear to Sheldon's heart, I am eulogizing my husband, in English, rather tha...



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