• 13.09.17 – Government Relations Associate – Jewish Federations of North America

    Government Relations Associate – Jewish Federations of North America

    Full time



    • Identify, build, and facilitate strategic partnerships with Israeli policymakers to promote the public policy agenda of the Jewish Federations in Israel.
    • Analyze Israeli legislation and policy decisions, and prepare briefing material for organizational stakeholders.
    • Represent JFNA in the Knesset and Israeli government forums.
    • Represent the Israel Action Network, a project of the Federations to combat the delegitimization of Israel.
    • Oversee the organization’s Israel policy agenda drafting and review process.
    • Manage monthly Hebrew newsletter concerning news and trends from the North American Jewish community.
    • Manage the Hebrew language guide to North American Jewish communities.
    • Plan and execute educational sessions and briefings for Federation missions and conferences, such as the annual GA.
    • Prepare regular Hebrew and English communications
    • Undertake other assignments as determined by supervisors
    • Serve as a key member of the core team at JFNA’s Israel office

    Qualifications and Experience Requirements.

    • Minimum 2-3 years of experience working in Israel-Diaspora relations, public policy, and Israeli politics.
    • Journalistic (or other writing) experience.
    • Experience working with the North American Jewish Community
    • Excellent communications skills
    • A strong familiarity with the processes, structure and politics of the Knesset and Israeli government
    • Solid public speaker
    • Fluency in English and Hebrew (speaking, reading, and writing) essential
    • Relevant academic qualification (minimum BA/ BS)

    This is a full time position, located in Jerusalem.

    Send relevant CVs to dani.wassner@jewishfederations.org. Please do not contact on Facebook