About MJ Rosenberg

M.J. Rosenberg is the Director of Policy Analysis for Israel Policy Forum (IPF), a position he has held since the spring of 1998.

MJ heads IPF's Washington, D.C. office and writes IPF Friday, a MJ spent eighteen years within the United States government, fourteen on Capitol Hill as an aide to Representatives Jonathan Bingham (D-New York), Edward Feighan (D-Ohio) and Nita Lowey (D-New York) and Senator Carl Levin (D-Michigan).  Immediately prior to coming to IPF, he was a political appointee to USAID, where he served as Chief of Staff for Thomas Dine, the head of the Eastern Europe/NIS Bureau of USAID.

From 1982 to 1986, MJ was editor of Near East Report, the American Israel Public Affair Committee's (AIPAC's) biweekly publication on Middle East Policy.

The New Jew Canon: The Truth About Camp David

By March 31, 2008

The New Jew Canon is a long-term project that seeks to canonize essential Jewish (and some Non-Jewish) reads as recommended by extraordinary rabbis, experts, and cultural leaders. Suggestions are welcome via comments or email. Title: The Truth About Camp David … Read More

Time to Talk to Hamas?

By March 27, 2007

Yesterday's Ha'aretz features a piece by the highly respected Israeli reporter, Gideon Levy. Levy says that it's time for Secretary Rice, the United Nations Secretary-General, the Europeans and everybody else who travels to the Mideast on peace missions to end … Read More

Is Joseph Gordon-Levitt The Hottest Jewish Star?

Is Joseph Gordon-Levitt The Hottest Jewish Star?
By March 26, 2007

Yesterday's Times had a great piece on the actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt (you know, the kid from Third Rock). He's been in a number of films since leaving the show and the kid gets amazing reviews. The article quotes a big … Read More

Mayor Bloomberg For President?

By March 26, 2007

The Washington Post today runs a page one story on Michael Bloomberg's contemplation of a run for the Presidency in '08. The Post quotes people around the Mayor as saying that he would run neither as a Republican (he's too … Read More