Leo Nayfeld, a native of Cincinnati, OH, joined JINSA in May 2014. He holds an M.A. in International Politics with a concentration in security from American University, as well as a B.A. in Political Science from Miami University.
Prior to joining JINSA, Leo served as Israel Curriculum Coordinator at Our Soldiers Speak, as well as a Midwest Campus Coordinator for the Zionist Organization of America and Hasbara Fellowships.
While completing his degrees, he gained valuable experience as an intern at Foreign Policy Initiative, the Office of Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), The Israel Project (Jerusalem office), Oxford Analytica, and The Heritage Foundation.