David Feinman

Washington Representative
World Jewish Restitution Organization

David Feinman is the Washington Representative for the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO), where he engages with the Congress, the Obama Administration, and foreign governments to advance the return of Jewish communal property and heirless private property in Eastern and Central Europe and the payment of full compensation where restitution is not possible, as well as the restitution of private property or compensation to Holocaust survivors. David also serves as the Washington Representative for the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference). Prior to joining WJRO and the Claims Conference, David served as Senior Legislative Associate and Project Director for The Jewish Federations of North America from 2010-2014, as Legislative Assistant for former Congressman Robert Wexler of Florida from 2007-2010, and as Staff Assistant for former Congresswoman Shelley Berkley of Nevada in 2006.


From the Front Lines: International Holocaust Restitution and Compensation Efforts