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 thanks Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov for dedication to Jewish community's needs and concerns

"World Jewry will always see Bulgaria as a light that pierced the darkness during the terrible years of the Holocaust, which claimed the lives of so many Jews across the length and breadth of Europe."

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World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder reacts to Gaza violence

“Hamas is fully responsible for the violent developments. Hamas is a terrorist organization that has hijacked the Palestinian citizens’ right to protest peacefully and brought bloodshed and misery to the people for whose welfare it claims to be responsible."

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WJC welcomes US Embassy move to Jerusalem as ‘critical moment in history’

“The World Jewish Congress deeply appreciates the strong message that the United States is sending to the international community of the indisputable truth of the Jewish connection to Jerusalem. This is a precedent worthy of emulation, and we hope to see more of Israel’s allies follow suit," Lauder said.

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