Richard Stone

Tim Boxer At Ariel Sharon Memorial

03/06/2014
Jewish Week Online Columnist
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“My father died three times,” said Gilad Sharon. He recited the Kaddish as 350 invited guests stood solemnly at an evening of remembrance for Ariel Sharon, Israel’s 11th prime minister, on Feb. 26 at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Marion and Elie Wiesel, seated, with Ira and Ingeborg Rennert, standing. Tim Boxer

Shalit: "Thank You"

06/28/2012
Staff Writer

Gilad Shalit, the 25-year-old Israeli soldier freed by Hamas terrorists in a prisoner exchange in October, thanked the Jewish community here today for their support during his more than five years of captivity.

“I want to thank everybody for their efforts – here in the U.S. and all over the world,” he said in Hebrew at a special meeting of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.

Malcolm Hoenlein (l.) of the Conference of Presidents speaks with released captive Gilad Shalit. Michael Datikash

Presidents Conference Taps Richard Stone as Chairman

04/13/2011

(JTA) — Richard Stone, the chairman of the National Conference on Soviet Jewry was elected unanimously as the next chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.

Stone, a New York attorney, was elected Monday at a meeting of the Presidents Conference in New York. He succeeds Alan Solow.

Stone said his goals include prioritizing the fight against the delegitimization of Israel, strengthening ties with Israel and promoting unity among the American Jewish community.

Presidents Conference Taps Richard Stone as Chairman

04/12/2011

(JTA) -- Richard Stone, the chairman of the NCSJ, was elected unanimously as the next chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.

Stone, a New York attorney, was elected Monday at a meeting of the Presidents Conference in New York. He will assume his new position on June 1, succeeding Alan Solow.

NCSJ, formerly known as the National Conference on Soviet Jewry, advocates for the Jewish communities in the republics of the former Soviet Union.

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