UCLA’s Y&S Nazarian Center names Yoram Cohen interim director

Yoram Cohen of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science is an internationally known scientist and technology developer.
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Renowned law professor Ruth Gavison to speak on Israel’s character as a Jewish state

One of the foremost legal scholars in Israel, Ruth Gavison will be speaking at the UCLA School of Law on Monday at 5:00pm.
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Dead-end in the Gaza Strip, stalemate in the peace process

The dug-in positions, deep pessimism and frustration of all parties to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict mean that small confidence-building measures may be the only viable option at present.
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UCLA alumnus gifts $900,000 to the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies

Harry C. Sigman's gift will be invested in three endowment funds.
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Nazarian Center’s "Israel in 3-D" event features lively panels, keynote by Dennis Ross

The Y&S Nazarian Center’s annual "one-day university" on Israel featured lively panel discussions of the Israeli high-tech sector, contemporary arts and the Jewish Renewal movement. In his keynote speech, U.S. Ambassador Dennis Ross urged the Israelis and Palestinians to each take steps to assure the other of their commitment to the peace process.
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Israel reaffirmed and challenged to renew itself

Ari Shavit called on Israel to return to the imaginative and determined spirit of early Zionism at a Y&S Nazarian Center event on February 12, 2014.
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Journalist Ari Shavit to speak about bestselling book on Israel

This article was originally published on 2/12/2014 in the UCLA Daily Bruin.
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A Middle East “immersion course” for UCLA music students

Nazarian Center co-sponsors groundbreaking program promoting cross-cultural understanding through music
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