A Middle East “immersion course” for UCLA music students

Nazarian Center co-sponsors groundbreaking program promoting cross-cultural understanding through musicRead more »

Shlomo Ben-Ami champions pragmatism in Israeli foreign policy

In a speech at the 29th Annual AIS Conference at UCLA on June 24th, former foreign minister of Israel Shlomo Ben-Ami spoke about David Ben-Gurion, the founding of Israel, the impact of the country’s victory in the Six Day War and the changing way in which Israel has been judged by “the tribunal of world public opinion.” Read more »

The “Gaza Doctor” Abuelaish: Feminism Will Deliver Peace to the Middle East

On April 18, 2013, the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies hosted Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, acclaimed physician, author and humanitarian, in a public talk entitled “Perspectives on Peace, Health & Hope: A Gaza Doctor's Journey from Personal Tragedy to a Search for Peace and Human Dignity”.Read more »

Temple Mount in Jerusalem, National Religious Society, Jewish Extremism

Post-doctoral fellow Sarina Chen explores the symbolism and controversy surrounding the holy siteRead more »

Putting Israeli Democracy Under Scrutiny -- from India

Nazarian Center Research Fellow studies the survival of democracy in multi-ethnic societiesRead more »

Creating Opportunities for Undergraduates

UCLA Nazarian Center to offer undergraduate internshipsRead more »

Israeli law pioneer leads new class at UCLA

Professor Eli Salzberger of Haifa University, the Lawrence E. Irell Visiting Scholar at the UCLA School of Law for fall semester, 2012, will teach about the Israeli legal system through the lens of international legal theories. Read more »

A video interview with Professor Hagit Lavsky

Hebrew University Professor Hagit Lavsky, the Nazarian Center Visiting Scholar for Winter and Spring quarters of 2011, talks about her experiences teaching at UCLA. Read more »