Sheldon Adelson

N.J.’s Christie Apologizes To Adelson Over ‘Occupied Territories’ Reference


LAS VEGAS — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reportedly apologized to casino magnate Sheldon Adelson for referring to the “occupied territories” in a speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition.

Chasing The Ivies In Kiryat Moriah

‘Flipping the switch’ from think tank to liberal arts college, Shalem seeks to emulate U.S. elite academia, infused with Jewish identity.
Assistant Managing Editor

Jerusalem — Strolling around the new Shalem College recently, Daniel Gordis explained how the newly accredited, first-of-its kind liberal arts school will be a good fit for the neighborhood of Kiryat Moriah.

“There will be all kinds of cultural events, string quartets and drama to liven up the place,” said the college’s New York-born senior vice president.

Shalem College faculty and staff take time out from their preparations for fall’s opening. Adam Dickter

Forbes List Again Shows Oracle's Ellison As World's Richest Jew


For the third straight year, Oracle's Larry Ellison is the world's richest Jew, according to Forbes magazine's annual world billionaires list for 2013.

Shush, Sheldon

The 2012 election results revealed Sheldon Adelson’s $53 million in campaign donations to be a poor investment. Nearly all of the candidates he funded lost.

Of course, the CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp. is the 12th-wealthiest American and must be a talented businessman.

Sheldon Adelson didn't pick winners in 2012. Getty Images

In Victory, Obama Gets 69% Of Jewish Vote, Exit Polls Say

Totals down from ’08; Israel issue not seen moving big numbers of Jewish voters to GOP column.
Staff Writer

In winning re-election Tuesday, President Barack Obama beat back a strong challenge from former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who tried to woo Jewish voters by painting Obama as an untrustworthy ally of Israel.

Obama received 69 percent of the Jewish vote. Getty Images

Adelsons Donate Another $500K To Super PAC Supporting Boteach For Congress


Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife for a second time have given $500,000 to a Super PAC supporting Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's bid for Congress.

The Adelsons gave the money to the Patriot Prosperity PAC, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with knowledge of the gift, after having given the same amount earlier this year. They also gave $10,000 directly to the Boteach campaign.

Boteach is running as the Republican candidate in New Jersey’s 9th Congressional District against eight-term incumbent Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.).

Don’t Risk Israel’s Security On Obama’s Words


“Americans who support Israel should take the president at his word,” wrote Haim Saban recently in the New York Times, claiming President Barack Obama is fully committed to the Jewish state.

But is that true? Should we take him at his word?

No, not when Israel confronts the threat of nuclear annihilation by Iran.

Quietly, Diversity Gains Ground


Amid all the angry accusations, posturing and bluster of the two national political conventions, it’s worth noting the level of diversity achieved in this country when the presidential election will feature an African-American incumbent running against a Mormon, and each having a Catholic as his running mate.

Adelsons Donate To PAC Supporting Boteach Campaign


Casino mogul and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson and his wife have contributed to an independent super PAC to support Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s congressional candidacy.

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