Jonathan Kessler

Director of Strategic Initiatives, AIPAC

Jonathan Kessler serves as AIPAC’s Director of Strategic Initiatives responsible for identifying organizational challenges, opportunities and developing recommendations for dealing with them. For the past 14 years, Jonathan served as Leadership Development Director, responsible for the development and oversight of AIPAC’s highly acclaimed campus efforts.

Previously at AIPAC from 1980 –1987, Jonathan developed AIPAC’s first-ever national student program, and co-authored The AIPAC College Guide: Exposing the Anti-Israel Campaign on Campus. Jonathan has served on the boards of MAZON, PANIM, and Seeds of Peace. He has spoken before audiences in 49 states, Canada, England and Australia.