We envision a secure, Jewish, and democratic Israel

Israel Policy Forum is dedicated to advancing the goal of a two-state outcome in order to preserve Israel’s future as secure, Jewish, and democratic.

About Our Work
Educating policymakers in Washington

Policy

Find out how our work serves as a critical resource for policymakers in Washington on issues of Israeli security and two states

Our Policy Work
Programming to educate communal leaders

Community

Find out how we educate American Jewish leaders to be effective in their support of U.S. efforts to advance two states

Our Community Work
Israel Policy Forum's young professionals network

IPF Atid

Find more about our young leadership community, facilitating new conversations and campaigns surrounding Israeli-Palestinian affairs

Our Next-Gen Work

Our Mission in This Moment

The U.S. must provide diplomatic leadership that pursues the vision of a viable two-state outcome. In doing so, we must be sensitive to the trauma Israelis and Palestinians are currently experiencing.

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Our Impact in 2023

From the judicial overhaul, to the atrocities of the October 7 attacks, to the subsequent Israel-Hamas war, to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, 2023 was a year of immense challenges and tragedy. Amidst it all, Israel Policy Forum’s work has been essential. We serve as a reliable and consistent source of nuanced and pragmatic analysis and education for policymakers in Washington, Jewish communal leaders, and young professionals. Below is a brief snapshot of our work in 2023.

2023 Impact Report

Policy

Educating policymakers in Washington

Our Policy Work

Community

Programming to educate communal leaders

Our Community Work

IPF Atid

Israel Policy Forum’s young professionals network

Our Next-Gen Work

POLICY REPORTS

An Unsettled Question

In this policy report, Dan Rothem, Jess Manville, and Michael Koplow profile the Israeli settlement enterprise, outline the history of U.S. policy on Israeli settlements, and propose a reorientation of U.S. settlement policy to leverage pressure most effectively in support of a two-state outcome.

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The NewNormal

A study exploring Arab-Israeli normalization and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, by Dr. Michael Koplow,  Dr. Shira Efron, and Evan Gottesman. Foreword by Amb. Martin Indyk.

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In Search of a Viable Option

A study covering outcomes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, by Dr. Shira Efron and Evan Gottesman. Foreword by Amb. Daniel B. Shapiro.

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