Government Affairs Director
About David Feinman
David Feinman (pronoun: he) is CLF’s Government Affairs Director. Prior to joining CLF, David served as Washington Representative for the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) and World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO), establishing a public policy presence in Washington for both organizations in support of their work on behalf of Holocaust victims in 47 countries. He previously served as Senior Legislative Associate and Project Director for The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA).
David began his government affairs career on Capitol Hill as a congressional aide to former Congressman Robert Wexler of Florida and former Congresswoman Shelley Berkley of Nevada.
David is an alum of the University of Florida, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and of the University of Central Florida, where he earned a Master of Arts degree in Political Analysis and Public Policy.
Born in Queens, New York and raised in South Florida, David has lived in the Washington, D.C. area for more than a decade. He enjoys traveling, playing and watching sports, spending time with family and friends, searching for the best buffalo wings, and exploring the outdoors.
“All lands are ancestral lands. I live and work in Washington, D.C., the unceded ancestral lands of the Piscataway, Pamunkey, Nentego (Nanichoke), Mattaponi, Chickahominy, Monacan, and Powhatan peoples. I hope this land acknowledgment inspires others to stand in solidarity with Native nations.”
— David Feinman, Government Affairs Director