Press Release: The Faith & Freedom Coalition announces the appointment of Jeff Ballabon, a media and telecommunications executive, as the chairman of Jewish outreach at Faith & Freedom Coalition.
A veteran of Bush-Cheney 2000 and 2004, referred to in the press as “the architect” of the campaigns’ national outreach in the Orthodox Jewish community, the Jewish Daily Forward named Ballabon one of the “50 Most Influential Jews in America” for his political impact. A longtime activist in judicial nominations, he worked closely with the Bush White House on many confirmation battles, including those of Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Alito.
In 2007, Ballabon founded the Coordinating Council on Jerusalem, an international coalition of Jewish organizations coordinating with members of the Knesset and pro-Israel Christian groups to oppose the proposed division of Jerusalem. He is a graduate of Yale Law School, Yeshiva University and Ner Israel Rabbinical College. He and his wife Rochelle have five children.