Government Affairs Assistant Director

Benji comes to J Street after working as communications and policy director for Representative Malinowski’s two successful campaigns for Congress in 2018 and 2020. In between, he served as a legislative assistant in the Congressman’s office, where he handled the Congressman’s Highways and Transit, election security and reform, and domestic terrorism portfolios, as well as handling issues pertaining to Jewish Americans. Benji graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a degree in political science and global studies, and still fervently roots for the Tar Heels, and was born and raised in New Jersey.