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  5/24/2013, Sivan 15, 5773

Adelsons Donate Another $40 Million to Birthright


The Birthright Foundation announced, Thursday, that it has received a contribution of $40 million from tycoon Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam. It's the latest in a series of contributions to the program, which brings people between the ages of 18 and 26, mostly college students, on free 10-day trips to Israel.

The Adelsons have donated a total of $180 million to Birthright.