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Sheldon Silver, former NY Assembly speaker, ordered back to prison

Sheldon Silver, the former speaker of the New York State Assembly, is reportedly headed back to prison, just days after being sent home on what officials had described as a COVID-related furlough. The Associated Press, citing a source familiar with the situation, reported that the reversal of fortune came after the US Attorney’s Office in […]

Sheldon Adelson’s Vegas casino shuts its doors

Las Vegas Sands Corp, founded by late casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, will sell its Vegas properties for $6.25 billion, exiting the US gambling hot spot after three decades to focus on Asia, home to the world’s largest gambling hub, Macau. The sale comes nearly two months after the death of Adelson – widely credited with […]

Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse ‘Biggest Hypocrite in Politics’ on Dark Money

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) has served as one of the most vocal Democrat critics of “dark money’s” influence in politics, but the Rhode Island Democrat appears to be a significant beneficiary of dark money. Whitehouse has frequently criticized the alleged nefarious effects of dark money on politics, particularly as it relates to conservative and Republican […]

BL – Sheldon Emry’s Marks of Israel, Part 2

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US Supreme Court spurns NY politician Sheldon Silver’s appeal in corruption case

NEW YORK — The Supreme Court declined Monday to take up the case of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who is serving a 6 1/2-year prison sentence after being convicted in a corruption case. The high court’s decision not to hear Silver’s appeal is another sharp blow to the Manhattan Democrat, who was […]

Jewish orgs. hold memorial marking end of Sheldon Adelson’s shiva

Over 30 Jewish organizations gathered together to hold an online memorial event on Thursday to mark the end of the Jewish shiva mourning period for Jewish-American philanthropist Sheldon Adelson. The event, organized by multiple organizations including the Israeli-American Council (IAC), consisted of numerous livestreamed eulogies and personal stories about Adelson, as well as small groups […]

Can democracies protect themselves from Sheldon Adelson’s destructive legacy?

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Trump set to pardon Sheldon Silver, disgraced former NY Assembly speaker

Sheldon Silver, the disgraced former speaker of the New York State Assembly, is among the last tranche of people whom President Donald Trump will grant clemency before he leaves office Wednesday. The New York Times reported Monday that Trump was set to pardon or commute the sentences of between 60 and more than 100 people. […]

Cuomo: Trump Could Pardon Sheldon Silver as ‘Favor for Someone in the Jewish Community’

During an interview with WAMC on Tuesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) discussed the possibility of President Donald Trump pardoning former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and said that Trump might pardon Silver as “a favor for someone in the Jewish community,” or other reasons. Cuomo said, [relevant remarks begin around 2:30] “It’s […]

Goodbye Sheldon Adelson

By Philip Giraldi Casino magnate and Israeli patriot multi-billionaire Sheldon Adelson, one of the world’s richest men, died in Las Vegas on January 11th at age 87. He had been suffering from cancer and has been buried at the Mount of Olives Cemetery in Israel. When his body arrived in Israel it was met by […]

BL – Marks of Israel by Sheldon Emry, Part 1

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

Browse > Home / News / Businessman and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson laid to rest on Mount of Olives January 17, 2021 Agencies Read on for article 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 […]

‘Your suffering is our pleasure’: The anti-Zionist glee at Sheldon Adelson’s death

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / ‘Your suffering is our pleasure’: The anti-Zionist glee at Sheldon Adelson’s death January 17, 2021 by Ben Cohen – JNS.org Read on for article When the former Conservative British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died in 2013, there were some on the left who regarded her passing as a […]

The Anti-Zionist Glee at Sheldon Adelson’s Death

(JNS) When the former Conservative British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died in 2013, there were some on the left who regarded her passing as a moment for celebration. Social-media channels filled up with jokes and messages that were variously gleeful, mocking or vengeful, all posted by individuals who, if you asked them, would confidently tell […]

Sheldon Adelson buried in Jerusalem on Friday

US casino magnate Sheldon Adelson was buried on Friday on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, a city that he fought for years to have recognized as Israel’s capital. Mourners dressed in black – some in skullcaps and all wearing masks – laid Adelson’s unadorned coffin to rest, accompanied by his Israeli-born wife Miriam and […]

Sheldon Adelson: His Own Man

With the passing of Sheldon Adelson, the Jewish people has lost a true hero. In these hyper-partisan times, it is almost impossible to see beyond a man’s political legacy. Sheldon Adelson poured capital into Republican politics to a degree previously unseen in America. He also backed politicians on the Israeli right, and even launched a […]

Sheldon Adelson laid to rest on Jerusalem’s Mount of Olives

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An obituary for Sheldon Adelson by a former Israeli

Sheldon Adelson has died at the age of 87. By the Israeli standard on which I was brought up, he was a proper Jew, a good Jew. He dedicated his life and vast fortune and privilege to supporting Israel. By his own admission, “I’m a one-issue person. That issue is Israel.” Never mind how Adelson made his billions — casinos, […]

WJC President Ronald Lauder speaks on passing of Sheldon Adelson

Ronald Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, said that Sheldon Adelson, the noted businessman and philanthropist who passed away this week, was a major believer in the State of Israel. “For Sheldon, Israel was everything. But more important than that, although he had a world-wide empire, his whole world was the future of Israel.”Speaking […]

The Shift: Oh Sheldon we hardly knew you!

The following is the latest installment of The Shift, our weekly newsletter looking at U.S. politics and Palestine. Sign up here. Israel is cited by Trump’s friends and opponents in impeachment debate It’s been a big week in U.S. politics, of course and Israel policy figures everywhere, let me count the ways. Israel came up […]

Sheldon Adelson: the Battler

In an astonishing life that spanned almost nine decades, Sheldon Adelson rose from Depression-era poverty to become a business mogul who made his fortune, in part, by breaking into Communist China; a casino legend who didn’t particularly enjoy gambling; and an American conservative political donor who prioritized, above all, his commitment to Israel. Fiercely determined in […]

Heartless: Left Glories in GOP Megadonor Sheldon Adelson’s Death

After the Monday night passing of billionaire philanthropist Sheldon Adelson — known for his contributions to conservative and pro-Israel causes — blue check leftists took to Twitter to bash, mock and rejoice. “CASINO MAGNATE, TRAITOR, REPUBLICAN DONOR SHELDON ADELSON DEAD AT 87,” wrote author Eric Garland, in a mock headline. CASINO MAGNATE, TRAITOR, REPUBLICAN DONOR […]

Yad Vashem mourns the passing of Sheldon G. Adelson

Browse > Home / News / Yad Vashem mourns the passing of Sheldon G. Adelson January 13, 2021 by Simmy Allen Read on for article Yad Vashem has joined leading Israelis in mourning the passing of the Patron of the Mount of Remembrance, Sheldon G. Adelson. Sheldon and Dr Miriam Adelson with Yad Vashem Chairman […]

Israel Critics Celebrate Death of Sheldon Adelson on Social Media

IfNotNow supporters at a rally in New York City. Photo: IfNotNow via Facebook. News of the death of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, who gave hundreds of millions of dollars to Jewish charities and political causes in the US and Israel, was celebrated Tuesday by some progressive Twitter users. “A present for my birthday,” tweeted Rebecca […]

My Two Memories of Sheldon Adelson

Like many people involved in Jewish causes, I had many occasions over the years to meet Sheldon Adelson, who passed away today at the age of 87. Our conversations were pretty short. I admired all of his accomplishments, but I can’t say I knew him well. But two memories in particular stood out. One occurred […]

Jewish Groups React to Passing of Sheldon Adelson

Several Jewish groups issued statements mourning the death of GOP megadonor and Jewish philanthropist Sheldon Adelson on January 12. Adelson, 87, died after suffering complications from his treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma; he had taken a leave of absence for the treatment on January 7. Adelson’s widow, Miriam, said in a statement that her husband donated […]

‘No one will fill his shoes’: U.S. Jewish leaders mourn Sheldon Adelson

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With Great Sorrow: Sheldon Adelson, 1933-2021

Sheldon and Miriam Adelson. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – It is with unbearable pain that I announce the death of my husband, Sheldon, of complications from a long illness. Sheldon was the love of my life. He was my partner in romance, philanthropy, political activism, and enterprise. He was my soulmate. To me — as […]

Sheldon Adelson, pro-Israel extremist who ‘crafted the course of nations,’ is dead

Sheldon Adelson, who died last night, set out to destroy the Iran deal and the peace process and succeeded through his campaign contributions to Republican presidents. A fierce advocate for Israel, he wielded an incredible degree of power over U.S. policy. Miriam Adelson’s announcement of her husband’s passing is extremely moving and also blunt about […]

Politicians, NGOs mourn the passing of Sheldon Adelson

Politicians and public figures in Israel and the US sent their condolences to the family of Sheldon Adelson, after the 87-year-old Jewish tycoon passed away on Tuesday.”[My wife] Sara and I are heartbroken by the passing of Sheldon Adelson,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement, adding that Jews in Israel and abroad mourn his loss.”He […]

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