The Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) is an independent center of thought and planning for shaping strategy and action-oriented policy for the Jewish people, in Israel and the Diaspora. JPPI’s core objectives are to ensure the continuity and prospering of the Jewish people; to preserve and cultivate pluralistic Jewish identity as a culture, nation, and religion; and, in the spirit of peoplehood, to bolster cohesion in Israel, among Diaspora Jews, and between Israel and the Diaspora.

JPPI’s activities are action-oriented, placing special emphasis on identifying critical options and analyzing their potential impact on the future. To this end, the Institute works towards developing professional strategic and long-term policy perspectives exploring key factors that may endanger or enhance the future of the Jewish People.

JPPI provides professionals, decision makers and global leaders with:JPPI is unique in dealing with the future of the Jewish People as a whole within a methodological framework of study and policy development. Its independence is assured by its company articles, with a board of directors co-chaired by Ambassadors Stuart Eizenstat and Dennis Ross, and composed of persons with significant policy experience. The board of directors also serves as the Institute’s professional guiding council.

The Jewish People Policy Institute, established by the Jewish Agency, enjoys complete professional independence. It operates under the guidance of an Executive Board of Directors headed by Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat, former U.S. Under Secretary of the Treasury and Under Secretary of State, and Ambassador Dennis Ross, who served as Barack Obama’s Middle East adviser and a special adviser to the National Security Council, as well as having held several senior positions in the administrations of George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.