Kenneth Bandler is AJC's Director of Media Relations. He is responsible for AJC staff interactions with media -- print and broadcast interviews, press releases, opinion and analysis articles, and often serves as an agency spokesman. Kenneth is a Jerusalem Post columnist and regular contributor to other major media outlets. Before assuming his present position he was Managing Editor of the JTA global newswire service; a Research Analyst in Jewish-Arab Relations at Tel Aviv University’s Dayan Center; Director of Public Information for the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council (NJCRAC); and Adviser to the New York City Mayor’s Commission for the UN and Consular Corps. He earned a B.A. at Lehigh University and an M.A. in Middle East Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London.