Alan Ronkin, regional director of AJC Washington, D.C., has two decades of experience in the field of Jewish community relations, having worked in Los Angeles, Cleveland, Seattle, and Boston before coming to AJC. Over the course of his career he has led successful campaigns to defeat anti-Israel ballot initiatives, conducted tours of Israel for prominent non-Jewish leaders, and advocated on behalf of domestic urban concerns. In 2013, Ronkin served as policy adviser and constituent manager for Congressman Joe Kennedy III. A native of Bridgeport, CT, he earned a master’s in public administration from the University of Southern California, and a master’s in Jewish communal service and a doctorate (honoris causa) in Jewish nonprofit management from Hebrew Union College. Ronkin received his B.A. from Yeshiva University.
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