Prominent Israeli Arab singer-songwriter, actress and peace activist Mira Awad will perform some of her music and discuss her career and activism November 4 at UCLA.
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Ambassador Dennis Ross spoke with supporters of the Nazarian Center about changing security dynamics in the Middle East and their implications for Israel.
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Ambassador Dennis Ross addresses a group of "Friends of the Nazarian Center."
Nazarian Center lecturer Anat Gilboa is making a changing society accessible to UCLA students through images and film
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Find out why a diverse group of students decided to take an intensive Hebrew course at UCLA over the summer
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Students from the course with Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies Deputy Director Maura Resnick (Photo: Jack Schwada/UCLA)
The Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is now accepting applications for the Student Advisory Council
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Read about the Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference and find video, audio and slides from the event
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Linguistic Coexistence and Bilingual Education in Israel
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
The Global Refugee Crisis: A View From the Ground
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location TBD
The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign...
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
4:00 PM
Royce Hall Room 314

NEWS & ARTICLES

Student Voices

A Whirlwind Month of Hebrew Immersion in Israel

After studying Hebrew for three years, incoming senior Elizabeth Ho decided to spend a month in Israel over the summer immersing herself in the language thanks in part to support from the Nazarian Center.

Leading Mid-East Expert Discusses Impacts of Regional Security Dynamics on Israel

In a talk to Nazarian Center supporters, Ambassador Dennis Ross described how changing security dynamics throughout the region have significant implications for Israel.

Israel’s Water Innovations: A Q&A with a Water Technology Expert

Professor Raphael Semiat of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology discussed water technologies helping Israel harness its non-traditional water sources and the environmental impacts of desalination with the Nazarian Center prior to his September 13th talk at UCLA.

Using the Visual to Help Students Understand a Changing Israeli Society

Nazarian Center lecturer Anat Gilboa is making a changing society accessible to UCLA students through images and film.


FACULTY & SCHOLAR NEWS

Director Discusses Natural Resources and Regional Politics in Israel

Yoram Cohen participated in the Israel Institute's "Israel Leadership Summit" last month where he discussed the relationship between natural resources and domestic and regional politics.

Postdoctoral Fellow Nadav Molchadsky Presents Research at AIS Meeting

Molchadsky presented his research on the "Yemenite Children Affair" and how it has shaped the group memory of the Yemeni community in Israel.

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Profiles Nazarian Center Director Yoram Cohen

The IoES article highlights Cohen's achievements and his motivations for organizing the Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

New Course Introduces Students to Israeli Democracy
UCLA faculty members and guest speakers will lead the seminar discussions on a wide range of contemporary issues in Israel.

APPLICATION FOR 2016-17 STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL NOW OPEN
The Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is now accepting applications for the Student Advisory Council.

View the video and slides from the UCLA Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference
Video and slides from UCLA first Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference that brought together experts from Israel and across the United States.