Videos from throughout the Institute and member centers. To date we have published over 226 videos.
At the fifth Y&S Nazarian Center "Israel in 3D" community conference, young civic activists, artists and social entrepreneurs shared with guests how they are addressing pressing societal and economic issues in Israel and around the world in innovative ways. These young leaders were joined by veteran journalists affecting change through their coverage of political and economic trends in Israel.
Former Ambassador John Emerson delivered the 2016-17 Bernard Brodie Distinguished Lecture on the Conditions of Peace.
Henry John Drewal peforms a samba in honor of Robert Farris Thompson.
"L U N G S" is a performance for dancers and singers created by Y&S Nazarian Center Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artist Shahar Binyamini and a unique collaboration between students in the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance and the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
Former Israeli Ambassador to Egypt and South Sudan Haim Koren joined the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies to discuss changing dynamics in the Middle East and the implications for Israel, the region and the world.
Through their publications and international activities, law and society scholars have studied and debated a range of issues and related topics significant to Israel. These include: state law, judicial review, communities, religion, the constitutional meaning of "Jewish and Democratic," human rights, citizenship, equality, minorities, ethnicity, gender and feminism, and Palestinian-Jewish relations amid a protracted conflict. In this lecture Professor Gad Barzilai analyzed the interactions between Jewish and Palestinian identities and heated debates on law and society within the global context.
Hebrew University Professor Emeritus Michael Shalev shared new evidence from the 2011 social justice protests in Israel and the implications of these findings for both the political sociology of protest and the study of Israeli society and politics.
Pulitzer-prize winning author Jared Diamond speaks on study abroad, international education and more...
Tel Aviv University Professor Emeritus and prominent Middle East historian Asher Susser discussed the rise of non-Arab powers in the Middle East and the implications for the region as a whole and Israel in particular.
Professor Gerald Steinberg of Bar-Ilan University spoke about the instability surrounding Israel and what that means for Israel's approach to security.
Professor Itzhak Galnoor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem discussed the current state of democracy in Israel and what needs to be done to shore up Israelis' commitment to democratic principles.
Panelists from IsraAID, the International Medical Corps, and Yazda spoke with UCLA Professor Roger Waldinger about the global refugee crisis and the humanitarian response from Israel and around the world.
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