“Our philanthropy underwrites the future of Jewish life in Europe through supporting excellent Jewish schools. And what is an excellent Jewish school? One that prepares young Jews for personal and professional success, and that inspires active participation in Jewish life.” – Ronald S. Lauder, President
In the summer of 2013, eleven of the Lauder Javne Jewish Community School’s High School students participated in the quadrennial Maccabiah Games held in Israel.
On 1-2 October 2013, the Tom Lantos Institute organized an international conference on Jewish Life and Anti-Semitism in Contemporary Europe.
Dramatically marking the return of a Jewish presence in Central Europe, the Lauder Javne Jewish Community School, Kindergarten and Music
The Ronald S. Lauder Foundation proudly supports over fifty programs spread throughout a network of thirteen countries, including Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and the Ukraine.