The War Over Israelis Living in America

Sheldon Adelson backs Israeli American group in U.S., prompting a battle over turf.

NEW YORK – The Israeli American Council has big plans for growing beyond its home turf of Los Angeles. It is expanding with the help of funding from U.S. casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, deeply worrying other groups serving Israelis across the United States. Adelson and his wife have already donated $2.5 million to IAC to seed the expansion plans.