Right-wing leaders mourn Sheldon Adelson: ‘A Jewish patriot’

Yamina leader Naftali Bennett eulogizes Sheldon Adelson as a “Jewish patriot,” hailing his contributions to Israel.

“Sheldon Adelson was a Jewish patriot, one of the greatest lovers of the Jewish people, and will forever be recorded in the annals in the State of Israel,” he writes.

“Israel will remember him forever,” adds Bennett.

Minister of Education Naftali Bennett (C) with his wife Gilat greet Sheldon Adelson (R) and his wife Miriam at the cornerstone setting ceremony for the new school of medicine at Ariel University, June 28, 2017. (Courtesy)

Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman calls him a “true patriot with a deep connection to the State of Israel.”

“For many years, he worked to strengthen Israel and its ties with the Jews and leaders of the United States,” says Liberman.