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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Casino magnate, wife to fund 2,000 birthright trips to Israel

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Casino magnate, wife to fund 2,000 birthright trips to Israel

By Haaretz Service
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/800055.html

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his physician wife Miriam have announced
that they will pay for 2,000 young Jewish adults to take part in the
Taglit-birthright israel program, an initiative which gives Diaspora Jews a
chance to visit Israel for free.

The donation comes on the heels of the Adelsons' October announcement that
they will donate $25 million to Yad Vashem, the largest donation in the
Holocaust memorial museum's history. The couple plans to start a foundation
next year which will donate $200 million a year to Jewish and Israeli causes.

Each individual birthright trip is estimated to cost the organization some
$2,000.


As the birthright project has become more popular over the years, space for
applicants has become limited, the organization said. The Adelson's donation
will be used to allow waitlisted potential participants to go on the trip this
winter.

Participants tour Israel for 10 days, meeting Israeli peers, mostly members of
elite IDF units.


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