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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 Lauder welcomes upgrade of special envoy to combat antisemitism, urges swift appointment to position

“In upgrading the position of special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, the U.S. House of Representatives has taken another praiseworthy step in demonstrating its dedication to the security of Jewish communities across the country,” WJC President Ronald S. Lauder said.

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WJC condemns antisemitic attack against Jewish restaurant in Germany

“It is inconceivable and outrageous that neo-Nazi elements or Nazi-inspired individuals in Germany continue to feel empowered to engage in violent acts against Jews and other minorities,” WJC President Ronald S. Lauder said.

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WJC President Lauder regrets Paraguay’s decision to relocate embassy from Jerusalem back to Tel Aviv

“Paraguay has always been a steadfast supporter of the State of Israel, and it is extremely concerning to witness the unnecessary strain in ties between two historically strong friends.”

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