Renowned Iran scholar David Menashri to teach and lecture on Iranian history, geopolitics and relationship to Israel
Read more...
How Israel has adapted to water scarcity can help California conserve and survive even the worst of droughts.
Read more...
Photo by Kelly Grow /California Dept.of Water Resources
Y&S Nazarian Center Visiting Graduate Researcher shares insight about her work
Read more...
Liron Lavi (Photo: Peggy McInerny/ UCLA.)
Israeli Brigadier General Relik Shafir and UCLA political scientist Steven Spiegel discussed Israel’s future in the Middle East in the shadow of the Iran nuclear deal.
Read more...
From left: Steven Spiegel, Brig. Gen. Relik Shafir and Saba Soomekh. (Photo: Reina Cabebe/ UCLA.)

UPCOMING EVENTS

Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine...
Thursday, February 18, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
314 Royce Hall
New Date and Location: Iran, the US, and the Changing...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1357
Contemporary Israeli Literature: The Personal and the Political
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
4:30 PM
Royce Hall 190

NEWS & ARTICLES

Renowned Iran scholar David Menashri to teach and lecture on Iranian history, geopolitics and relationship to Israel

On February 24, Professor Menashri will give a public talk on “Iran, the US, and the Changing Middle East”.

Baba Joon: a Reflection

The UCLA Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies sponsored the 29th Israel Film Festival and the November 3rd screening of the film "Baba Joon", Israel's Official Entry for the 2016 Oscars, and winner Best Film, 2015 Israeli Academy Ophir Awards

Israel asks: Where do we go from here?

Israeli Brigadier General Relik Shafir and UCLA political scientist Steven Spiegel discussed Israel’s future in the Middle East in the shadow of the Iran nuclear deal.

Water technology expert Yoram Cohen named director of Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies

Cohen, who has been leading the Center on an interim basis since January 2015, is an internationally recognized scientist and technology developer who works to advance water reuse and desalination technologies.

Iconic Israeli journalist Moti Kirschenbaum dies at 76

Kirschenbaum, a former UCLA student in film and television, was among the founders of Israeli tv, and winner of the Israel Prize in 1976 for his contributions to Israeli media.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

APPLICATION FOR 2015-16 STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL NOW OPEN
The Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is now accepting applications for the Student Advisory Council

VIDEO: The Gaza Disengagement: 10 Years After
A look back at the historic decision and its aftermath.