Our President

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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 President Ronald S. Lauder wishes Senator John McCain a speedy recovery

Lauder calls Senator McCain a true hero who has championed the rights of all people throughout his life and shown unbending support and respect for the Jewish community.

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WJC President Lauder applauds French President Macron for denouncing anti-Zionism as new form of anti-Semitism

Jews around the world are suffering the effects of anti-Israel hate speech, Ronald S. Lauder says.

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World Jewish Congress condemns UNESCO decision to deem Old City of Hebron site in danger

The draft resolution deeming the Old City of Hebron, including the Tomb of the Patriarchs within its parameters, as a ‘site in danger’ passed in a secret ballot with 12 in favor, six abstentions and three opposed.

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