Jewish Las Ve­gas

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Las Ve­gas was cre­ated by Jews: mob­sters Bugsy Siegel and Meyer Lan­sky were suc­ceeded by le­git­i­mate en­trepreneurs, no­tably Billy Wein­berger of Cae­sar’s Palace, Shel­don Adel­son and Steve Wynn. City mayor Os­car Good­man is a for­mer pres­i­dent of Beth Sholom, the old­est congre- gation, which cel­e­brates its 60th an­niver­sary this year. There are 17 syn­a­gogues and one kosher restau­rant, the Haifa. The Ritz-Carl­ton (001702-567-4700) of­fers ded­i­cated Passover pack­ages, with rabbi-led com­mu­nal sed­ers and rooms for private fam­ily cel­e­bra­tions

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