Our Experts

AJC's experts are critical to the success of AJC's work. They inform our advocacy agenda, policy recommendations and positions on issues of importance to the well-being of Israel and the Jewish people and to advancing democratic values. Among the most highly respected in their fields, these world-class professionals share their in-depth knowledge and opinions with influential leaders and the interested public through published articles, op-eds, position papers, and commentary. Learn more about AJC's experts and their specific areas of expertise.

Press interested in interviewing any of the AJC staff experts below should contact Kenneth Bandler at bandlerk@ajc.org or 212-891-6771.

David Harris
AJC Chief Executive Officer
Edward and Sandra Meyer Office of the CEO

Rabbi Andrew Baker
Director, International Jewish Affairs

Kenneth Bandler
Director, Media Relations

Steven Bayme
Director, Contemporary Jewish Life and of the
Koppelman Institute on American Jewish-Israeli Relations

Deidre Berger
Director, AJC Berlin

Julie Fishman Rayman,
Director, Political Outreach

Richard Foltin
Director, National and Legislative Affairs

Felice Gaer
Director, Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights

Jason Isaacson
Associate Executive Director for Policy & Director,
Office of Government and International Affairs

Aaron Jacob
Associate Director, International Affairs

Sam Kliger
Director, Russian Jewish Community Affairs

Leslie Klion
AJC Director of National Events

Lt. Col. (res.) Avital Leibovich
Director of AJC Jerusalem

Robin S. Levenston
Executive Director, AJC's Project Interchange

Shira Loewenberg
Director, Asia Pacific Institute

Rabbi Noam Marans
Director, Interreligious and Intergroup Relations

Eliseo Neuman
Director, Africa Institute

Lisa Palmieri-Billig
AJC Liaison to the Holy See

Simone Rodan-Benzaquen
Director, AJC Paris

Rabbi David Rosen
Director, Robert and Harriet Heilbrun Institute for International and Interreligious Understanding

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Associate Director, Interreligious and Intergroup Relations

Daniel Schwammenthal
Director, Transatlantic Institute

Dina Siegel Vann
Director, The Arthur and Rochelle Belfer Institute for Latino and Latin American Affairs

Marc Stern
General Counsel