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Shayna Weiss

United States Naval Academy

Shayna Weiss is the Distinguished Visiting Scholar of Israel Studies at the United States Naval Academy. She is particularly interested in the intersections of gender, religion, and nationalism and the politics of Israeli popular culture.

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