A Merger Between the House of Lauder and the House of Bronfman

It was just a few weeks ago that The New York Observer was describing the battle for the World Jewish Congress presidency as a silver-spoon slugfest between Ron Lauder and Matthew Bronfman.

Well, with the election just a few weeks away, the presumed rivals announced today that they are running … together!?!

See the full statement after the jump.

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