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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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Lauder urges German railway: Teach passengers on future ‘Anne Frank’ train Holocaust history

Following reports that Germany’s national railway plans to name a high-speed train after Anne Frank, WJC President Ronald S. Lauder urged Deutsche Bahn to provide passengers of the ICE with information about its predecessor company’s role in the deportation of Jews during the Holocaust.

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WJC President Ronald Lauder honors former Sec. of State Colin Powell with Theodor Herzl Award

Powell: ‘America’s support of the democratic state of Israel has never wavered and it never will’; George Stevens, Jr. accepts Teddy Kollek Award on behalf of his father, film director George Stevens, says: ‘I know that were my father here today, he would consider himself a voice in the chorus of the WJC.’

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WJC President Ronald S. Lauder condemns ‘senseless’ terror that killed eight in New York

“We stand in solidarity with the people of New York, and trust that the city’s authorities will remain vigilant and do everything possible to prevent future threats of this kind.”

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