Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Statement on the Health of Israel's Former President and Prime Minister, Shimon Peres

September 13, 2016, New York, NY - - Stephen M. Greenberg, Chairman and Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the Conference said, “Our thoughts and prayers are with Shimon Peres, Israel's Former President and Prime Minister, for a speedy and complete recovery.  We stand with his family and all the people of Israel in extending these heartfelt wishes.  President Peres, a legendary leader of Israel, is respected and recognized worldwide.  He has worked closely with the Conference of Presidents for decades and is a devoted friend of the American Jewish community. 

Support the Conference of Presidents Fund

Every day, the Conference of Presidents Fund works publicly and behind the scenes addressing vital concerns with US and world leaders, key opinion molders and the public about Israel's security and vitality, threats posed by a nuclear Iran, global terrorism, anti-Semitism and the delegitimization campaign, making a critical difference at home and abroad.