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International philanthropist, investor, art collector, and former public servant, Amb. Ronald S. Lauder has served as President of the World Jewish Congress since June 2007. President Lauder also demonstrates his deep commitment to his Judaism through a wide range of other philanthropic endeavors that reach around the world.

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Amb. Ronald S. Lauder, WJC President

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WJC condemns Polish PM’s ‘absurd and unconscionable’ claim of Jewish responsibility for Holocaust, demands retraction and apology

"Including Jews among the perpetrators of these horrors, and blaming the victims instead of the killers, is a travesty that will only draw us further back to some of the darkest moments in human history.”

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WJC condemns Florida shooting: Such brutal crimes strike directly at the heart of the values of freedom and liberty that our society was built on

"The WJC vehemently condemns the deplorable and despicable mass shooting and mourns the senseless loss of lives in this unspeakable tragedy," Lauder said.

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WJC President Ronald S. Lauder urges Germany to solve issue of Nazi-looted art once and for all

“I'm afraid our topic tonight, Nazi-looted art, the Washington Principles, and the fact that we are still dealing with this topic, 73 years after the end of World War II, is simply not acceptable."

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