Jewish Policy Center

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The Jewish Policy Center (JPC), founded in 1985[1] as an "offshoot" of the Republican Jewish Coalition,[2] is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit "nonpartisan but Republican-oriented"[3] think tank which "provides scholarly perspectives on foreign and domestic policies that impact the Jewish community in the United States, and the broader American public," its website states.[4]

"The JPC asserts that Jewish Americans can no longer afford to stubbornly hold on to outdated ideas of the past. This includes optimism over misguided Middle East peace deals, appeasement of dictators, and unrealistic hopes that dangerous realities in the Middle East might simply change without tougher U.S. policies."[4]

The JPC supports:[4]

  • The "global war against Islamic extremism".
  • "U.S. efforts to spread democracy in the Middle East."
  • "[I]t is critical to reduce America's dependence on foreign oil.
  • "Washington's efforts to deter dangerous states from acquiring nuclear weapons."
  • "[F]ull support to Israel in its long war for security in the Middle East."


Board of Directors

Board of Trustees

Board of Fellows



The JPC received two grants (1999 and 2001) from the conservative Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation.[11]

Contact information

Jewish Policy Center
50 F Street, NW
Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202 638-2411
Fax: 202 638-6694
Email: info AT
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