Association for Jewish Studies
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011-6301
Phone: 917 606-8249
Fax: 917 606-8222
Monday to Thursday, 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Membership & Conference Content Manager
Michelle handles Membership, Database, and Conference Content and Programming related inquiries and projects for the AJS. She has extensive experience optimizing database usage for membership organizations, most recently as the Assistant Administrative Director at the Society for the Advancement of Judaism. Michelle received her BA from Wesleyan University and completed her MA coursework in Judaic Studies at New York University. A native New Yorker, she now lives in Brooklyn with her partner, Robert, and their cat, Stella.
Amy Weiss, Ph.D.
Grants and Communications Manager
Amy Weiss is the Grants and Communications Manager at the AJS. She received her Ph.D. from the departments of Hebrew & Judaic Studies and History at New York University. When she’s not overseeing AJS’s fellowship programs and serving as the managing editor for AJS News, Dr. Weiss is also the Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education at the College of Saint Elizabeth.