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 Executive Director
Edward and Sandra Meyer Office of the Executive Director


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


Stephan Kramer
Director European Office on Anti-Semitism (Brussels)


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


Emily Soloff HeadshotEmily Soloff
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