Evan Gottesman


Evan Gottesman is Israel Policy Forum's Associate Director of Policy and Communications. Originally from New Jersey, Evan graduated from Rutgers University with high honors in spring 2017. His interdisciplinary honors thesis, "Compatriots in Israel: A Jewish State in Russia's Near Abroad," studied the impact of Israel's Russian-speaking population on domestic politics and foreign relations. At Israel Policy Forum, Evan helps host Israel Policy Pod and edits Israel Policy Exchange. Evan's work has been published by Ha'aretz, The National Interest, The Diplomat, World Policy Journal, The Jerusalem Post, and ETH Zürich's Center for Security Studies.