Sarah Stern is the president and founder of the Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET), an organization based in Washington that educates policy makers and the general public about Israel. Stern has also served as the National Policy Director for the ZOA from 1998-2004 and as the Director of the Office Legislative and Governmental Affairs of the American Jewish Congress (2004-2006).
Stern played a major role in the drafting and passage of many pieces of legislation, including the Syria Accountability Act, the Koby Mandell Act, and the resolution in support Israel’s right to build a security fence. She has worked on many other issues including the stationing of US troops on the Golan Heights, the sale of the Harpoon block missiles to Egypt, the hiring of Hamas agents to teach at the UNRWA camps, the issue of anti-Americanism, anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism on US college campuses.
Stern has has been published in The Jerusalem Post, the Washington Jewish Week, and the Middle East Quarterly. She is the author of one novel, “Cherished Illusions”, (2005, Balfour Books), and has written a chapter in Frank Gaffney’s widely acclaimed book, “War Footing” (Naval Press. 2006).