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Jewish Billionaires Have Joint Worth of $812 Billion

From JTA on 4/18/2013 at 10:20 AM

Categories: Finance, World

Jewish Billionaires Have Joint Worth of $812 Billion

The 165 Jewish billionaires around the world have $812 billion in joint wealth, Forbes Israel reported. The Hebrew magazine released its Jewish billionaires list on Thursday. The richest Jew in the world is Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, with a net worth of $43 billion, according to Forbes, up $7 billion from last year. Ellison was fifth on the Forbes 2013 world billionaires list. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is in second place with $27 billion, up $5 billion from 2012. He appeared 13th on the world list. …More

Adelsons Give Another $10 Million to Super PAC Supporting Romney

From JTA on 10/29/2012 at 4:06 PM

Categories: United States, Politics, Finance

Adelsons Give Another $10 Million to Super PAC Supporting Romney

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, for a second time have given $10 million to a super PAC supporting Mitt Romney. The donation to Restore Our Future came in during the first half of October, Federal Elections Commission filings show, according to reports. On Oct. 25, the Adelsons said they made their second donation to the super PAC to "help level the playing field." Late last month, billionaire George Soros pledged $1 million to a Super PAC supporting President Obama. The Adelsons have given …More

Soros Pledges $1 Million to Obama Super PAC

From JTA on 10/1/2012 at 6:36 PM

Categories: Politics, Finance, United States

Soros Pledges $1 Million to Obama Super PAC

Billionaire George Soros pledged $1 million to a Super PAC supporting President Obama. The donation reported over the weekend by The New York Times will go to Priorities USA Action. It reportedly was announced September 27 at a luncheon held by the Democracy Alliance, a group of liberal donors, by Michael Vachon, a longtime Soros political adviser, according to the Times. Soros also is set to donate $500,000 to two Super PACs backing Congressional Democrats, the newspaper reported. With the donations, Soros now …More

Sheldon Adelson: I Might Give Gingrich $100 Million

By Jspace Staff on 2/21/2012 at 12:58 PM

Categories: United States, Politics

Sheldon Adelson: I Might Give Gingrich $100 Million

Las Vegas mogul Sheldon Adelson plans to add to the $11 million he and his wife have already donated to a super PAC that supports Newt Gingrich, telling Forbes magazine that he “might give $10 million or $100 million” to the former speaker of the house’s campaign. In the first interview Adelson, who is worth close to $25 billion, has done during this presidential campaign, he explained to Forbes that donating to super PACs isn’t really about doing what’s fair. It seems that in …More