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World Jewish Congress: Billionaires, Oligarchs, Global Influencers for Israel

Dozens of Secret Service agents gathered to protect billionaires, politicians, global influencers, & diverse glitterati at the 2019 gala for the World Jewish Congress… there were oligarchs from Russia, ambassadors from the Ukraine, & dozens of inner circle investors. The Theodor Herzl Award was presented to Niki Hayley; previous awards went to the Rothschilds, Joe Biden, & Henry Kissinger… all there to support Israeli oppression of Palestinians

NeoCon billionaire Paul Singer is sending US tech jobs to Israel

Top US tech companies are filling positions with former members of Israeli military intelligence, as well as operatives from Israeli companies known to have spied on American citizens, companies, and the government. Billionaire American Paul Singer is behind the Netanyahu-inspired movement, which has seen tens of thousands of layoffs in the US as new jobs are created in Israel. 

The pro-Israel billionaires & neocons behind Marco Rubio

Rubio’s career has been funded from the beginning by multi-billionaire Israel partisans such as Normal Braman, Paul Singer, Sheldon Adelson, and Larry Ellison. Rubio has close ties to the pro-Israel neocons who pushed the U.S. into the disastrous Iraq war, and he advocates positions that would likely lead to still more war and violence…

NYT story on billionaire Seth Klarman hid his Israel lobby role… Les Wexner also quit Republicans over concern for Israel

Mondoweiss reports: ‘Israel is at the heart of Klarman’s giving, but NYT reporter Bari Weiss hid this – she’s an Israel advocate and doesn’t want to advertise the power of the Israel lobby & the clout of pro-Israel Jews.’ Billionaire Les Wexner also quit Republicans over worry that Trump’s actions will ultimately hurt Israel…

Pro-Israel billionaires Saban and Singer host dinner for Trump peace team to brief Jewish leaders

Haim Saban (Democratic donor) and Paul Singer (Republican donor) convened a private dinner featuring U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, Jared Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt. The kosher-catered dinner, held in a private room at New York’s Pierre Hotel, was for senior administration officials to discuss their emerging Israeli-Palestinian peace plan with powerful Jewish business and communal leaders, the latest of several private briefings for Jewish power brokers…

Billionaire Seth Klarman, donor to Israel causes, is one of the largest holders of Puerto Rican debt

Puerto Rico has suffered under a borrowing crisis in which creditors scooped up bonds on the cheap and then procured an astronomical payout. This has led to widespread suffering. Seth Klarman, whose hedge fund has one of the largest holdings of Puerto Rican debt, has donated through the years to numerous Israel lobby groups that enable Palestinian suffering…

JTA: Billionaire Haim Saban backs bill slashing funds to Palestinian Authority (Taylor Force Act)

The Taylor Force Act, a bill to limit aid to the Palestinian Authority, is being peddled on both sides of the aisle by a nationwide grassroots network of pro-Israel activists—including Sheldon Adelson, Shawn Evenhaim, Haim Saban and Adam Milstein—as well as several powerful pro-Israel lobbying groups.

Hedge fund billionaire creates charter schools that teach about Israel, “the Jewish miracle of the 20th century”

JTA reports that Michael Steinhardt, billionaire founder of Birthright Israel (a free, ten-day trip to Israel that is enjoyed by a large percentage of Jewish young adults) considers the state of Israel “the Jewish miracle of the 20th century.” Now he is creating public schools that teach about Israel…

JTA: “Lauder vs. Adelson: Which Jewish billionaire has Trump’s ear on Israel?”

JTA reports that Trump takes advice on Israel from Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate; and Ronald Lauder, the cosmetics heir and president of the World Jewish Congress. Both are major supporters of Israel, with differing views. Lauder wants Trump to court Mahmoud Abbas. Adelson wants him to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem…