Nissim Reuben

Nissim Reuben

Assistant Director (Asia), American Jewish Committee (AJC)

Nissim is the Assistant Director of AJC’s Asia Pacific Institute (API) and works on building relationships between the U.S., Israel, and Asian countries and between the Jewish and Asian American diaspora communities in the United States. Nissim started working for AJC in 2014 as the in-house India expert, with vast experience working with Indian diplomats, policy experts, congressional staffers and leaders from the Indian-American community. Nissim is based in Washington, DC, and drawing on his unique personal background of being both Indian/Asian and Jewish, and coupled with his professional commitment and personal passion, organizes unique programs in the DC area and around the country with AJC regional offices. He primarily focuses on networking Indian/Asian and Jewish American leaders, activists and students in the arenas of Capitol Hill, commerce, culture and campuses. He has coordinated regular AJC co-sponsored programs highlighting U.S.-India-Israel relations on Capitol Hill and cultural forums. In India, Nissim worked as Principal Commercial Officer of the British and Israeli diplomatic missions. He holds an M.A. in International Affairs from American University and a B.A/M.A. in Economics from St. Xavier’s College/Gujarat University in India. He lives in Germantown, MD with his wife and son.