Conference of Presidents Congratulates Isaac Herzog on Election as 11th President of Israel

New York, NY

. . . Dianne Lob, Chair, William Daroff, CEO, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Vice Chair of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, issued the following statement:

“We extend warm congratulations to Isaac Herzog upon being elected the 11th President of the State of Israel. We have come to know him well over his decades of service to the Jewish State, most recently as chairman of the Jewish Agency.

When he assumes office, the President-Elect will be following in the footsteps of his father, the late Chaim Herzog, who served as the sixth President of Israel from 1983 to 1993.

He will undoubtedly represent the best of Israel, both within and beyond its borders, and we look forward to working with him during what is sure to be a successful tenure.”

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