“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
The Lauder-Gymnasium Acheinu, which provides Jewish education for students in Kindergarten through Secondary School, celebrated Hanukah in great spirit. See
The Lauder Ort Jewish Elementary School, in Sofia, Bulgaria held a grand celebration of Chanukah at the Central synagogue in Sofia.
Romania’s Prime Minister Victor Ponta attended the Lauder Friendship Gala, the 12th Edition 2013, along with Mayor Robert Negoita and other dignitaries. A
In celebration of the Jewish festival of Hanukah, the Lauder Kindergarten of Budapest Hungary hosted Kindergarten students and parents for
The Lauder Ort Jewish Elementary & High School, in Sofia, Bulgaria, celebrated its 15th Anniversary with a special visit from Mr. Ronald S. Lauder. The school marked the unique occasion with song and dance, a School TV interview with the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation’s President, and the opening of the School of Excellence in Education Centre.
The Lauder Javne School principal Gábor Horányi, along with the leaders of the Foreign Language Center of the University of Pécs and of ECL Hungary, announced that the Lauder Javne School of Budapest will begin offering ECL-certified language exams in Hebrew, Spanish and French in Spring 2014. The ECL Consortium (European Consortium for the Certificate of
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.