10 Feb 2020

Are Adelson’s Huge Contributions to Trump Bad For American Jews?

        The rise of anti-Semitism in the US and the schism between the majority of American Jews, who are overwhelmingly liberal Democrats, and their more politically conservative Orthodox Jews is going to become wider and more polarized thanks to the announcement that 84-year-old billionaire Sheldon Adelson is

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30 Oct 2018

Can Billionaire Donor Sheldon Adelson Make the Republican Party Less Anti-Semitic?

      Multi-million dollar donors to national political campaigns are businesspeople, as much as they are political partisans. This means they first and foremost want tangible returns for their multi-million dollar donations.  These returns can take the form of favorable regulations, repeal of legislation and the appointment of political

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03 Mar 2019

The Shanda Problem and the Republicans

            A recent opinion piece in the Boston Globe elicited many responses in the Jewish community for its assertion that many Jews involved in the alt-right are willing participants in spreading white nationalist, and even anti-Semitic propaganda, even if they claim they are not aware

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