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David Bernstein

CEO of Jewish Council for Public Affairs

David Bernstein is President and CEO of JCPA. Since his arrival, David has taken JCPA in new directions, providing added support to the JCRC network and a greater focus in its national advocacy work. Prior to his appointment, David served as a consultant dedicated to assisting organizations and communities in strengthening their Israel education, engagement and advocacy work. He is also founder of CultureSolutions LLC, which works with non-profits on strategic planning and culture change efforts. David served as Executive Director of The David Project from August 2010- September 2014. Under his leadership, David transformed the organization, focusing on the need for expanding relationships with campus opinion leaders, intensifying efforts at particular campuses and utilizing a more nuanced approach for discussions about Israel. David also spent 13 years at the American Jewish Committee, where he began as director of the Washington regional office and served in management roles overseeing regional offices and national and local programming and advocacy.


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