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Robert Sugarman to Chair Conference of Major Jewish Organizations

Robert G. Sugarman, the immediate past chairman of the Anti-Defamation League, has been nominated by a committee of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations to serve as the next chairman, starting June 1.

Alan Solow, immediate past chairman of the Presidents Conference and chairman of the Nominating Committee, said the full Conference will elect the new leader in May.

Sugarman, an attorney, is nominated to succeed Richard B. Stone, who is completing his second term as chairman.

He was a partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP for more than 30 years until his retirement in 2007. He is currently working pro bono representing the East End Eruv Association in its litigation to establish an “eruv” in Westhampton Beach, Quogue and Southhampton.

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