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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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Ronald S. Lauder | For many Israelis, Jews, and supporters of Israel, the last year has been a challenging one

"We are one people, few in number, and we must stop sowing division among ourselves. Once we are united, our future will be boundless,” WJC President Lauder writes in New York Times.

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WJC concerned by rise in anti-Semitism in Germany: “Concerted efforts needed to quell violence and harassment of Jewish community”

“The WJC stands ready to assist our community in Germany, as well as all levels of government, to work toward implementing the necessary steps to quell anti-Semitism across the country,” WJC President Ronald S. Lauder said.

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WJC President Lauder condemns ‘despicable and deliberate’ anti-Semitic vandalism of Elie Wiesel house, calls for swift investigation and penalty

“This callous act was an attack against the very principles of morality and humanity for which Wiesel stood,” Lauder says.

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