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Jennie Taer
Student Administrative Assistant
TEL: 520-626-5758
FAX: 520-626-5767
Office: Marshall 420

Jennie Taer is a junior at The University of Arizona. She is studying Political Science with a focus of Foreign Affairs. When she isn’t studying she spends her time involving herself in her sorority and greek life. She is also a Hebrew student and enjoys traveling to Israel and learning about...
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Gayil Talshir
The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Visiting Professor in Israel Studies 2009-2010

Gayil Talshir was the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Visiting Professor in Israel Studies for the 2009-2010 academic year. She received her Ph.D. from Oxford University and is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she directs the...
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Daniela Tascarella
Graduate Student Administrative Assistant
TEL: (520) 626-5758
FAX: (520) 626-5767
Office: (520) 626-5758

Daniela has been the Center's Student Administrative Assistant since 2011 and is an essential member of the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies staff.


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Adam Ussishkin
Associate Professor, Linguistics & Judaic Studies
TEL: (520) 621-7121
FAX: (520) 626-9014
Office: Douglass 312

T.A. Coordinator: I'm an associate professor in the Department of Linguistics, with appointments in Cognitive Science, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, Near Eastern Studies, Judaic Studies, and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. My research focuses on lexical access, as well as...
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John Winchester
Outreach Coordinator
TEL: 520-626-5759
FAX: 520-626-5767
Office: Louise Foucar Marshall Bldg. Room 421

Born and raised in Tucson, John comes to the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies after working with Christians United for Israel for three and a half years.  Having traveled to several hundred universities around the country, worked with students on Israel related issues, studied Middle Eastern...
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