Dr. Ron Wexler
Dr. Ron Wexler is the principal owner of Heritage Study Programs, Inc., an educational organization based in Boca Raton, Florida. Ron is also the director of the Poland Jewish Heritage Peoplhood Program of The Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture. He is also the brainchild and president of the Judeo-Christian initiative -Ten Commandments Commission. The Ten Commandments Commission (TCC) a non profit organization 501(c) was formed in the spring of 2005 by Ron Wexler.
The main purpose behind the organization was to create a global think tank with the world’s leaders who have already recognized the power behind the Ten Commandments Commission (TCC). And, bring together a Christian/Jewish mechanism which will stand up for Israel without any hidden agendas, dogmas or doctrines.
Ron was born and educated in Israel and served in the Israel Defense Force during the Six-Day War of 1967 and the Yom Kippur War of 1973. His Yeshiva studies (Rabbinical School) and later on his research work on early Christianity provided him with a unique perspective on Jewish and Christian issues. He is internationally known for his extensive projects and teachings that promote unity and reconciliation among Jews and Gentiles.
Ron produces special thematic events and productions associated with the Judeo-Christian calendar. These events include biblical reenactments (dramas) that are based on biblical stories and accords performed on location in Israel. In 1994, Ron produced and reinstated the Feast of Pentecost celebration which is now an official annual event supported by the Municipality of Jerusalem and the Government of Israel Tourist Office.
His vision of unity, harmony, and reconciliation among all races and genders has received the blessings of the international religious community. Through Ron's efforts, thousands have been touched with a new appreciation, respect, and tolerance for the differences in the way people observe their faiths. Ron has utilized his extensive contacts within the religious community to assemble together a cross-cultural, interdenominational strategic coalition of influential Christian leaders known as the Millennium Council. Ron has produced “Jerusalem 2000” - the millennium celebrations in Jerusalem.
In his extensive work with Poland Jewish Heritage Programs, Ron Wexler, an avid scholar of Jewish history, created a program filled with insights and invaluable foundation of knowledge."Almost 1,000 years of Jewish history and culture should not be forgotten," Wexler said. "This great cultural tradition must be retained as a vital dimension of contemporary Jewish life." Jewish Heritage Tours East Europe programs aims to highlight this rich history through visits to historical sites; participation in genealogical field research about family histories; meetings with Jewish leaders, politicians and the media; and outings to cultural events, such as the annual Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow.
In his capacity as the President of the Ten Commandments Commission, Ron is working with leaders and politicians in Israel and the U.S. on finding practical solutions to the current and ongoing problems of the region. His work internationally deals with region's economies, natural resources, and conflicts.
Ron is also the Founder and President of the future Garden of Beatitudes on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. The Garden will be a cross-cultural, spiritual center and a learning facility. The center will include a devotional garden, a theater, classrooms and dormitories, a state of the art conference center, and a hotel.