Melanie Israel

Melanie Israel

Policy Analyst, DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society

Areas of Expertise

  • Life

Melanie is a policy analyst in the DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society at The Heritage Foundation.

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Melanie Israel is a policy analyst in the DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society at The Heritage Foundation, where she focuses on policy analysis and development related to life, conscience rights, and religious freedom.

A prolific policy analyst, Melanie has published op-eds for a variety of media outlets and appeared in numerous media outlets, including EWTN, CBN, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Politico.

Prior to joining the Heritage Foundation, Melanie worked on Capitol Hill, in the office of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and in the Senate Judiciary Committee. She received a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Texas.