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 condemns desecration of Jewish monument in Greece, calls on authorities to follow through with commitment to fighting anti-Semitism

"We will continue to stand shoulder to shoulder with the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki and in Greece to fight combat racism, anti-Semitism and hatred under difficult circumstances."

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WJC President Lauder: 'UN resolution on human shields will help bring security and stability to the Middle East'

“This is an important step forward in the global war on terror and a critical moral stance," says Lauder

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World Jewish Congress applauds US decision to withdraw from UNHRC as ‘sending crucial message that abuse of Israel won’t be tolerated’

"We profoundly hope that the US’ decision to withdraw will lead to soul-searching among the members of the council and bring about true change from within," said Lauder.

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