American Jewish Congress Statement on French Presidential Election

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:48am

In response to Mr. Macron being elected as President of France, American Jewish Congress President Jack Rosen, Vice President Dr. Munr Kazmir and Secretary of the Organization DrBen Chouake released the following statement:

“The American Jewish Congress congratulates Mr. Macron on his historic election as President of France.

"This election result signifies a victory for tolerance and moderation and comes at a critical time for France and its Jewish community, the third largest Jewish community in the world.

"We look forward to working with President Macron on shared issues concerning the Jewish communities in the US and France in the near future.”