Kenneth Bandler, AJC's Director of Media Relations, handles AJC interactions with media and also serves as an agency spokesman. Before joining the AJC staff in 1998, he was Managing Editor of JTA, the 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 holds a B.A. from Lehigh University in international relations and journalism and an M.A. in Middle East Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London. A Jerusalem Post columnist, Bandler also regularly contributes analysis pieces to other major media outlets.
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