The Fate of Adelson's Political Empire Lies in the Hands of His Israeli Widow Miriam

Miriam Adelson was often credited with increasing the late Sheldon Adelson's interest in Israel. Right-wing politicians will be watching to see what happens next

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The death of Sheldon Adelson on Monday at age 87 is undeniably the end of an era. The question now is whether the passing of the casino mogul, political megadonor and major force in the world of Jewish philanthropy marks the end of the Adelson era altogether or merely signals the beginning of a new chapter.

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