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Adelson “became one of America’s most influential political megadonors, contributing hundreds of millions of dollars to Republican candidates and conservative PACs over the past two decades”

LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNAL Sheldon Adelson, Las Vegas convention visionary and philanthropist, dies at 87 by Peter G. Johnson January 12, 2021 Sheldon Adelson, who rose from selling newspapers on Boston street corners at age 12 to one of the … Continue reading

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Some of what went down at RJC Vegas, both Trump and Pence speaking with barely an hour in between

JEWISH INSIDER RJC Vegas Highlights April 8, 2019 Trump began his speech by saying “Shabbat Shalom” and was quickly interrupted by protestors from IfNotNow. After the protestors were escorted out, Trump said they’re “going back home to mommy… And will be … Continue reading

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“One of the most difficult things for some here to grasp about the Las Vegas attack was why it took more than an hour for someone to knock down the hotel room door of the shooter”

JERUSALEM POST The Las Vegas massacre through Israeli eyes by Herb Keinon October 4, 2017 …Why did it take so long to locate the room? Why didn’t a security guard in the hotel take immediate action? Why didn’t someone else … Continue reading

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Israeli trauma expert Rivkind: “Something felt more dangerous about the public spaces in Las Vegas”

JTA An Israeli trauma expert predicted a Las Vegas attack three years ago by Ben Sales October 2, 2017 When Dr. Avi Rivkind landed in Las Vegas three years ago to lecture as a trauma care expert, he saw something … Continue reading

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Why Pro-Israel Republicans Get Attention

COMMENTARY by Jonathan Tobin April 27, 2015 A lot of attention was focused this past weekend on the annual gathering of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas. The event was depicted, as it has been in the past, as … Continue reading

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“The Last Survivor” screening at Annual Holocaust Survivor Gathering, Las Vegas this weekend

“The Last Survivor” Film trailer CLICK TO VIEW TRAILER As the days go by, their numbers begin to dwindle with all too few survivors left to share their stories. Their sagas are incomprehensible, too painful to endure, and yet despite … Continue reading

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Susan Rice, Israel, and the midterm elections

JNS by Rachel Medoff November 4, 2014 Whatever the results of the Nov. 4 midterm elections, Israel will no doubt continue trying to persuade both parties about the seriousness of Iran’s threats of genocide. Yet the Israelis now find themselves … Continue reading

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