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9 a.m. to 5 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

Office Assistants

Aaron Fineberg is a Senior from Skokie, Illinois. He transferred to Brandeis two years ago from Tulane University  in New Orleans, Louisiana. Before starting college, he was a participant on the Nativ College / Leadership Program in Israel, where he volunteered on a religious youth village outside of Haifa teaching English in the high school. In addition to working here at NEJS he is the President of Hillel at Brandeis and involved with the Undergraduate Theater Collective and was most recently seen in Lone Star / Laundry and Bourbon. He is majoring in Business.

Sara Pipe-Mazo is a Sophomore from Barnstable, Massachusetts and recently moved to Evansville, Indiana where her father is a congregational rabbi. Both of her parents and oldest brother also attended Brandeis. Throughout high school she worked as the office assistant for the religious school at her synagogue. She plans to double major in Economics and Business and minor in NEJS.

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Mailing Address

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