NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Jewish Congress today congratulated President Barack Obama on his re-election victory.
Ronald S. Lauder, WJC President, said:
"We congratulate President Barack Obama on his re-election victory and wish him much success as he begins to plan for America's future for his second term. We express our gratitude to Governor Mitt Romney for his long record of dedication to public service and commitment to working with the new administration to ensure that America will remain strong and flourish.
"We believe that now is the time for our leadership on both sides of the aisle to unite as the United States faces so many challenges, including the economy, our national security, and the leadership role we play in the world. The World Jewish Congress will be a steadfast partner in helping to face these formidable challenges, in the interest of keeping America strong, and in the defense and support of our staunchest ally in the Middle East, Israel," said Lauder.
SOURCE World Jewish Congress