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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Ronald S. Lauder praises countries for helping Israel to fight fire blazes

The head of the World Jewish Congress expressed concern about the wild fires currently raging in Israel and thanked the many countries who supported Israel's fight against the fires.

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'Be like Theodor Herzl': In Basel, Ronald S. Lauder lays out his vision for Jewish leadership

Speaking in the Swiss city of Basel where the first Zionist congresses were held after 1897, the World Jewish Congress president urged the next generation of Jewish leaders to be like modern Zionism’s founding father.

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Ronald S. Lauder: Russia’s fight against anti-Semitism isn’t just good for Jews – it’s good for Russia as well

WJC, RJC co-sponsor 1st Moscow International Conference on Combating Anti-Semitism

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