Mega-Billionaire Sheldon Adelson, the richest Jew In the world, will be honored on Monday night at The America-Israel Friendship League 2013 Partners for Democracy Awards Dinner at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. The other honoree will be his wife. Dr. Miriam Adelson is a leading physician and expert in drug addiction.
The Adelson family is known as the largest donors to Birthright Foundation, Yad Vashem and numerous other Jewish and Israel related charities. He is also known as a mega-donor to the Republican Party.
Ambassador Dan Gillerman will attend, as will Natan Sharansky, chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, and Elie Wiesel. Other business executives involved with Israel and America will attend including philanthropist Ron Hershco, and Dr. Chauncey Crandall. More information is available at www.aifl.org