Board of Directors

J Street Education Fund

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Morton H. Halperin

Chair, Member of Executive Committee

Dr. Morton H. Halperin is a Senior Advisor to the Open Society Institute and Open Society Policy Center. A renowned expert on foreign policy and civil liberties, he worked for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) as its Director of...

Alexandra C. Stanton

Vice-Chair and Secretary, Member of Executive Committee

Alexandra C. Stanton is CEO of Empire Global Ventures LLC, a New York-based international trade and business development firm. Having recently served as Chief of Staff at the Empire State Development Corporation (New York State’s...

Carol Winograd

Vice-Chair, Member of Executive Committee

Dr. Carol Hutner Winograd, MD is an emerita professor of Medicine and Human Biology at Stanford University. She serves in leadership and contributor roles on a number of boards, including, founder and Chair of the Advisory Board of the...

Victor A. Kovner

 Member of Executive Committee

Victor A. Kovner practices law as a partner at Davis, Wright, Tremaine, LLP where he is a nationally known expert in First Amendment law. He represents clients in all aspects of communications law, and advises clients in cases of alleged...

Kenneth Bob

Treasurer

Kenneth Bob has served as the president of Ameinu (the American Labor Zionist organization) and is a member of the Executive of the World Zionist Organization, and Jewish Agency for Israel’s Board of Governors. He is a member of the...

Jeremy Ben-Ami

President

Jeremy Ben-Ami is the President of J Street, bringing to the role both deep experience in American politics and government and a passionate commitment to the state of Israel. Ben-Ami’s family connection to Israel goes back...

Nancy Bernstein

 

Nancy Bernstein is the Co-Chair of J Street Pittsburgh since its launch in 2010. She also serves on the Boards of her synagogue, Congregation Beth Shalom, and the Women Donor’s Network (WDN), and participates on the Overseas Funding...

Howard Dickstein

 

 

Peter Frey

 

Peter is a private investor and a retired partner of TRG Management, an emerging markets asset management company where he was responsible for sales, marketing and product development from March 2003 until he retired in June 2007...

Joanna Goodwin Friedman

 

Joanna serves as President of the Goodwin Foundation, which has supported more than 100 organizations and programs focused on health, community service, women’s and children’s welfare and peace. She also serves as President of the...

Davidi Gilo

 

Mr. Davidi Gilo is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and businessman specializing in technology and telecommunications. Born in Israel, Mr. Gilo has been involved in the development and growth of seven publicly traded companies both...

Richard Goldwasser

 

Richard M. Goldwasser lives with his wife and their two teenage daughters in Highland Park, Illinois. He grew up in Skokie, Illinois, and graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law. After graduating law school in 1990, he...

Virginia Gordon

 

Virginia Gordon helped found and lead the San Diego J Street Chapter and Co-Chairs J Street’s Regional Advisory Committee. She has over 40 years’ experience in grassroots organizing and fundraising and has held leadership positions on...

Howard Gottlieb

 

Howard Gottlieb is the General Partner of Glen Eagle Partners, Ltd., a family private investment firm. He was a founding partner of Glenwood Partners and Chairman of Glenwood Financial Group. Mr. Gottlieb is an accomplished violinist. He...

Sylvia Kaplan

 

Sylvia Kaplan is a lifelong resident Minnesota where as a community organizer and political activist, she has worked on issues of social justice from an early age. She and her husband, Sam, devote much of their time to electoral politics...

Charles Kremer

 

Charles Kremer grew up in the UK and moved to the US in 1977 with his Israeli born wife Naomie. He is the President and founder, since 1984, of Access Leasing Corporation, a company that acquires various types of leased transportation...

Ambassador Alan D. Solomont

 

Ambassador Alan D. Solomont is the Dean of Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service. He served as United States Ambassador to Spain and Andorra from 2009-2013. Prior to that, he was Chairman of the...

Robert Stein

  

Robert Stein is an attorney at the law firm of Coblentz, Patch, Duffy and Bass LLP. His practice has included a broad range of business and real estate matters for a range of clients that extend from the country's largest banks and...

Judith Steinberg

 

Ms. Judith Steinberg has 25 years of business experience. After several years at Burson-Marsteller Public Relations in New York City, she joined Mobil Corporation in Corporate Public Affairs in 1974. She worked primarily in government...

Phyllis Snyder

Phyllis Snyder leads the Philadelphia chapter of J Street. She worked for over forty years for nonprofits focused on linking learning and work to help adults succeed in the workforce, most recently as Vice President of CAEL (Council for...

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Victor A. Kovner

Co-Chair

Victor A. Kovner a partner at Davis, Wright, Tremaine, LLP. Mr. Kovner is a longtime member of Board of Americans for Peace Now (1991-present). Victor has held the following positions:Corporation Counsel of the City of New York...

Alexandra C. Stanton

Co-Chair

Alexandra C. Stanton is CEO of Empire Global Ventures LLC, a New York-based international trade and business development firm. Having recently served as Chief of Staff at the Empire State Development Corporation (New York State’s...

Nancy Buck

 

Nancy Buck combines professional training in law and social work to focus on conflict resolution in a wide array of settings. A graduate of the University of Toronto School of Social Work, Osgoode Hall Law School (Toronto), and Yale Law...

Debra DeLee

 

Debra DeLee is President and CEO of Americans for Peace Now (APN), a national Zionist organization dedicated to enhancing Israel’s security through peace and supporting the Israeli Peace Now movement. Prior to joining APN, DeLee was...

William S. Singer

 

William Singer is among the early supporters of J Street and a longtime leader in civic and political affairs. William, of counsel at Kirkland and Ellis LLP, is a former elected official, an appointee to city, state and national...

Diana Shaw Clark

 

Diana Shaw Clark is an author and political advocate living in London. Diana served as the UK Coordinator for John Kerry's 2004 Presidential campaign, and was the lead fundraiser abroad for Barack Obama's race in 2008. In 2013, Diana was...

Sidney Topol

 

Sid, a graduate of Boston Latin School is a native of Boston, Massachusetts. He holds a B.S. in Physics and honorary Doctor of Science Degree from the University of Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard-MIT Radar School and has been...

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