Asaf Romirowsky

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Asaf Romirowsky is a neocon "adjunct scholar" at the Foundation for Defense for Democracies

Henry Jackson Society event profile:[1]

Middle East analyst Asaf Romirowsky is an adjunct scholar at the Foundation for Defense for Democracies, and the Middle East Forum. Previously, he served as the Manager of Israel and Middle East Affairs at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. Mr. Romirowsky got his start in the policy world as a research fellow at the Middle East Forum, a Philadelphia-based think tank headed by scholar Daniel Pipes. Mr. Romirowsky, is a former Israel Defense Force (IDF) International Relations liaison officer in the West Bank, currently serves as an IDF reserve liaison officer to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
He holds a B.A. in Middle East Affairs and Contemporary Jewish History and from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an M.A. in International Relations and Middle East Affairs from Villanova University, where he focused on the differences and similarities between the Mitchell Report in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland.
In addition, he earned another M.A. in Holocaust and Genocide Studies from West Chester University. He is currently a PhD candidate at Kings College London, focusing on UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) documenting when and how they lost their humanitarian integrity as a UN agency.


  1. HJS Event: ‘UNRWA & the Right of Return: The Palestinian Refugees and Prospects for Peace Between Israelis and Palestinians’, House of Commons, 18 June 2012.
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