Jared Feldman is the Vice President and Washington Director for the Jewish Council for Public Affairs in Washington, DC. He leads the JCPA's federal government relations, strategic communications efforts, and Confronting Poverty program. Jared specializes in Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, and Church-State Issues and has previously worked with the United States Department of Justice on federal civil rights policy and strategy.
Prior to joining to JCPA, Jared lived in California where he was engaged in many public polices issues including the State's Stem Cell Research Initiative, research policy, and funding for higher education. Jared is a graduate of the University of California-San Diego, where he majored in Economics, and is earning a law degree from the George Washington University Law School, where is both a George Washington and Thurgood Marshall Scholar. He holds a Masters in Government with an emphasis in Law and Justice Policy from Johns Hopkins University. His thesis is on Congressional National Security Power.