Chairman FPA 2010-2012, 2016-2019
Josef Federman is currently bureau chief of The Associated Press in Israel and the Palestinian territories. He has been based in Jerusalem since 2003. His previous postings include Charleston, West Virginia, where he covered the statehouse, and New York City, where he was an editor on the AP’s international desk. While living in New York, Federman also spent four years as an editor at The Wall Street Journal, and personally witnessed the 9/11 attacks while working at the Journal’s headquarters at Ground Zero.
He holds a B.A. in government from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, and a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University.