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WJC President receives Germany's highest honour

15 Jan 2015

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder was decorated with Germany’s highest honor, the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit. In a ceremony held at the German Embassy in Washington D.C., German Ambassador Peter Wittig presented the award to President Lauder on behalf of the President of Germany, Joachim Gauck, and in the presence of US Vice President Joe Biden.

As millions rally against terror, Lauder confers with France's Hollande, Egypt's al-Sisi and Israel's Netanyahu

12 Jan 2015

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder on Monday met with French President François Hollande in Paris to discuss the situation of French Jewry. Earlier, Lauder met in Cairo with Egypt's President al-Sisi and in Paris with Israel's PM Netanyahu.

TERROR IN PARIS - Lauder: ‘Jewish life in France under threat if terror does not stop’

09 Jan 2015

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder on Friday urged French citizens “to come out in their millions” to stand up against terrorism and anti-Semitism.

TERROR IN PARIS: ‘West must unite against Islamist terror and defend freedom of expression’, says WJC

07 Jan 2015

Jewish leaders reacted with shock to the murder of at least 12 people in the Paris offices of the French magazine ‘Charlie Hebdo’ on Wednesday, which was reportedly carried out by Islamist terrorists identifying themselves as al-Qaeda members.

WJC urges EU to act swiftly after court strikes Hamas off list of terrorist organizations

17 Dec 2014

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder: "The EU should not allow Hamas to cynically use the rule of law in its struggle to overthrow the rule of law.

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