Richard Stone elected chair of Jewish advocacy group

Richard Stone on Monday was chosen to be the next chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, a Jewish advocacy group. Stone was unanimously elected by members of the organization and will assume his position June 1.
The Conference of Presidents is the umbrella organization of the American Jewish community on vital issues of national and international concern.
"I look forward to working with all of the members of the Conference of Presidents to advance the US-Israel relationship and address the pressing issues that face the Jewish people throughout the world,” said Stone.