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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 voices concern following the adoption of anti-Israel UN resolutions

“It is unconscionable that such an esteemed body that was born out of the horrors of the Holocaust continues, in unrelenting fashion, to entertain resolutions that seem to have been authored by individuals without a firm grasp of reality," says WJC President Ronald S. Lauder.

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WJC President Ronald S. Lauder calls on international community to urge Hamas to cease rocket barrage against Israel

“The World Jewish Congress sends its deep condolences to the family of the IDF officer killed this morning in these clashes, and wishes a full recovery to those wounded. We stand in solidarity with all Israelis at this difficult time,” he said.

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WJC President Lauder in aftermath of Pittsburgh attack: We must work together to ensure that our Jewish communities are secure and protected

"It is imperative that the authorities across the US, and in every country that has a Jewish community, take every threat seriously"

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