Faculty and Staff


Michael Weingrad, Professor of Judaic Studies | weingrad@pdx.edu | 503-725-3085

Loren Spielman, Associate Professor of Judaic Studies | spielman@pdx.edu | 503-725-5940

Nina Spiegel, Rabbi Joshua Stampfer Associate Professor of Israel Studies | nspiegel@pdx.edu | 503-725-3055

Natan Meir, Lorry I. Lokey Chair in Judaic Studies and Department Chair | meir@pdx.edu | 503-725-4038

Moshe Rachmuth, Hebrew Language | rachmuth@pdx.edu | 503-725-9776

Academic Advising

​The Judaic Studies major is part of the Language, Culture, and Meaning Pathway.  Students in this pathway are assigned to an advisor based on the last 2 digits of their PSU ID number, but students may change advisors if they wish.

For general advising questions, email lcmadvising@pdx.edu.  To make an appointment with an advisor, visit:  




Vicky Mazzone, Office & Events Coordinator | mazzonv@pdx.edu | 503-725-8449

Suzane Van Amburgh, Strategic Communications & Events | sv7@pdx.edu | 503-725-5048