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  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lown 211

(781) 736-2950
(781) 736-2070 fax

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"NEJS is a really unique department, and is a big part of the 'sparkle' that makes Brandeis so special as a University."

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Administrative Staff

Joanne Arnish, Administrator

Jean Mannion, Department Coordinator

Samantha Mandigora, Hebrew Program Coordinator

Office Assistants

hararyShira Harary is a Senior from Deal, New Jersey. During her midyear semester off, she kept busy by working at an OB/GYN office, teaching gymnastics, and taking classes at a community college. In addition to working at the NEJS office, she is Founder and President of the Food Recovery Network. She also dances with the Adagio Dance Company, is a member of the Brandeis Playback Improv Troupe, and performed in columbinus with Brandeis Free Play Theater Cooperative. After returning from an incredible semester abroad in New Zealand, Shira started working for The Walker School in Needham, MA -- a residential school for children with traumatic experiences. Shira is double majoring in Psychology and Educational Studies, and minoring in Theater. After graduation, she plans on attending graduate school for social work in New York City.

Sara Pipe-MazoSara Pipe-Mazo is a Senior from Barnstable, Massachusetts. Both of her parents and oldest brother also attended Brandeis. In addition to working at the NEJS office, you can find Sara this semester as the Financial Accounting BUGS tutor and TA for Global Dexterity at the International Business School. When she is not working or in class, she is currently studying for her CPA exams. Sara will graduate at the end of this semester with a major in Business with Accounting and Management Concentrations and three minors in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Economics and Legal Studies. After graduation, Sara will be moving to The Republic of Georgia as a Community and Economic Development Peace Corps Volunteer for 27 months.

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Mailing Address

Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
Mailstop 054
Brandeis University
415 South St.
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-2728