From the Director

Office Hours – Fall 2020

September 14, 2020

The University is moving forward with limited undergrad in-person classes beginning September 14, 2020.  We have updated our in-person policy.

Our Jewish Studies offices in Susquehanna will be open: Tuesday, Thursday 10:30-3:30. The main office phone 301-405-4975 will be monitored 9-5 Monday through Friday. Email is always available at jwst-contact@umd.edu  

Our Israel Studies offices in HJP will be open in conjunction with Latin American Studies: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10:30-3:30. The main office phone 301-405-9413 will be monitored 9-5 Monday through Friday. Email is always available at isrl-contact@umd.edu

We would like to keep office traffic to a minimum.
If you wish to schedule an in-person appointment, please use the following link: https://go.umd.edu/isrl-jwst-lasc-office
 
Hayim Lapin (Director, Jewish Studies)
Paul Scham (Director, Israel Studies)

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