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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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World Jewish Congress condemns desecration of Holocaust Memorial in Boston as ‘hate crime’

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder said: "The World Jewish Congress strongly condemns the desecration of the Holocaust Memorial in Boston. This was a despicable act of baseless hatred and should be designated as a hate crime."

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Ronald S. Lauder: Racist rhetoric and violence have no place in our society

“I hope that groups of all faiths and backgrounds can work together to foster an environment of tolerance to ensure the events of this weekend are never repeated," said Lauder.

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WJC President Ronald S. Lauder condemns violent neo-Nazi protest in Charlottesville

“It is utterly distressing and repugnant that such hatred and bigotry still run rampant in parts of this country. There is no place in our democratic society for such violence and intolerance. We must be vigilant and united in our opposition to such abhorrence."

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