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#FIDF Los Angeles gala raises $60 million, 1200 attend

FIDF BLOG Ashton Kutcher and Pharrell Williams among stars and supporters at the FIDF Western Region Gala chaired by Haim and Cheryl Saban November 2, 2018 Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) raised $60 million at its annual Western Region Gala … Continue reading

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“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”

JERUSALEM POST 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 … Continue reading

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“David Brog, head of the Maccabee Task Force, says a savvy action plan, lots of money and a focus on empowering (almost) all pro-Israel students are gradually ‘taking back the quad'”

TIMES OF ISRAEL How Sheldon Adelson just might be turning the tide against BDS on US campuses by David Horovitz July 8, 2018 In the academic year that just ended, Sheldon Adelson’s Maccabee Task Force, set up to battle anti-Israel … Continue reading

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What Californians Roger Simon and David Horowitz see in the GOP nominee and the emergence of Jews Choose Trump

TABLET MAG West of Eden: Trump, Race, and Jewish Republicans by Lee Smith August 11, 2016 While some Jews—like my boss at the Weekly Standard William Kristol, and Tablet colleague James Kirchick—are at the heart of the anti-Trump movement within … Continue reading

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Alan Dershowitz “praised Cruz as the most brilliant student he’s ever had in 50 years of teaching law. Not one of the most brilliant — the most. An incredible statement, from a liberal Democrat about a conservative Republican”

JEWISH WEEK Lion Ted by Jonathan Mark April 6, 2016 …On the eve of New York’s Republican Primary, Mort Klein, president of the ZOA, still remembers that evening with Cruz nearly two years ago: “He was spectacular. His sincere commitment … Continue reading

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Casino mogul, major Republican contributor Adelson offered to donate $1b personally for Iron Dome

GLOBES Adelson offered $1b for Iron Dome but was rebuffed by Ron Dagoni January 8, 2016 Sheldon Adelson wanted to donate one billion dollars to the Iron Dome project, offering to channel the funds through the US government, but was … Continue reading

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Right and Left, Israelis and American Jews Say: Reject Extremist Boycotts of Israel

JP UPDATES by George Birnbaum, Hank Sheinkopf and Ronn Torossian June 8, 2015 Billionaire Jewish-Americans – and major political donors – Republican Sheldon Adelson, and Democrat Haim Saban held a high profile conference this weekend where numerous Jewish organizations and … Continue reading

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