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AJA Staff

The 12 full-time staff members as well as interns and part-time support staff working at the AJA are known for their exceptional and efficient service.

AJA Professional Staff

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Gary P. Zola, Rabbi, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Edward M. Ackerman Family Distinguished Professor
of the American Jewish Experience & Reform Jewish History, HUC-JIR

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AJA Executive Staff

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Lisa B. Frankel, M.A.R.E., R.J.E.

Director of Educational Outreach & Administration

[email protected]
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Jody Solomon Executive Assistant

Jody Solomon, B.S.

Executive Assistant

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Ryan Craig

Facility Maintenance & IT Technician

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Ady Manory Graphics, Web and Social Media Designer

Ady Manory, B.S.

Graphics, Web & Social Media Designer

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AJA Archival Staff

Dana Herman Director of Archival Research and Collections

Dana Herman, Ph.D.

Director of Research & Collections

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Elisa Ho Archivist and Special Projects Coordinator

Elisa Ho, M.L.I.S.

Archivist and Special Projects Coordinator

[email protected]
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Joe Weber Associate Archivist

Joe Weber, M.L.I.S.

Associate Archivist

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Steve Collins Associate Archivist

Steve Collins, M.L.I.S.

Associate Archivist

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Aliza Spicehandler Archival Associate

Aliza Spicehandler, M.A.

Archival Associate

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