Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam are known far and wide as being generous philanthropists of many important causes. It is also well known that they have been huge supporters of Jerusalem and its many institutions and causes. Mr. and Dr. Adelson were among the prominent distinguished personalities in attendance at the innauguration ceremony of the United States’ Embassy in Jerusalem in 2018. Mr. Adelson will be sorely missed in the struggle to maintain Jerusalem as Israel’s eternal unified capital.
Sheldon Adelson, Mega Philanthropist, Passes Away at 87
Article Courtesy: Jewish Press
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released a statement shortly after Dr. Adelson issued the announcement that her husband Sheldon had passed away.
“Sara and I are heartbroken by the passing of Sheldon Adelson,” Netanyahu said.
“He was a wonderful friend to us personally and an incredible champion of the Jewish people, the Jewish state and the alliance between Israel and America.
“Sheldon unabashedly loved America and cherished the freedom and opportunity it gave him. He worked tirelessly to ensure that very same freedom and opportunity would be given to others in America and around the world.
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