“Sheldon famously wore his father’s shoes upon his first visit to Israel, so that his father, who was no longer alive [and couldn’t afford an Israel trip in his own lifetime], could join him in his first steps in the Holy Land”

No Holds Barred: The apotheosis of Sheldon Adelson
by Shmuley Boteach
July 9, 2018

…I have met few Jewish men or women in my life who breathe in Israel so deeply. Even Adelson’s most vociferous political opponents, who believe he wields near-divine malevolent influence, admit that he leverages that influence almost entirely with regard to policies that promote Israel. To be sure, they disagree with his positions. They either do not want America to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, or they want Israel to give away biblical lands like Hebron, or they want US President Donald Trump to be more evenhanded between the dictatorship of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and the democracy over which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presides. READ MORE

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