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Ira Forman

  • Date of birth: 1952
  • Education: Harvard University, Standford University
  • Career: Mr. Forman served as Executive Director of the National Jewish Democratic Council for 15 years, as Political Director of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee for 4 years, worked in the Executive Office of the US Congress and in President Clinton's Administration.
  • Appointment to current position: On May 20, 2013, Mr. Forman was appointed U.S. Special Envoy of the Office to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism.
  • Research and published works: Mr. Forman co-edited the book titled “Jews in American Politics”.
Ira Forman