News & Articles

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.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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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.
Friday, September 09, 2016
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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.
Friday, September 09, 2016
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How Do You Say Summer in Hebrew?

Students with a wide range of interests participated in UCLA’s eight-week intensive language program.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
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Nazarian Center Student Advisory Council Hosts Inaugural Event

The Student Advisory Council's first event brought together a wide range of UCLA students to experience the artistic tradition of henna.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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PODCAST: Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference Panel Audio

Listen to the panel discussions from UCLA's first Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference.
Friday, June 10, 2016
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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.
Thursday, June 09, 2016
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Iran’s future lies in the hands of its young people

At a recent Y&S Nazarian Center event, Prof. David Menashri discussed the recent nuclear deal with Iran, the role of Islamic ideology in Iranian policy and contemporary domestic politics in the country
Thursday, March 17, 2016
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An interview with Israeli novelist Assaf Gavron

In an interview with a UCLA student, Gavron speaks about his motivation for writing, his approach to his work and advice for aspiring writers
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
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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”.
Thursday, February 04, 2016
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VIDEO: The Gaza Disengagement: 10 Years After

A look back at the historic decision and its aftermath.
Monday, December 07, 2015
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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
Monday, November 23, 2015
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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

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

Yoram Cohen, Director, featured on The Optimists

The Nazarian Center director is described as a "champion of clean water for all" in UCLA's national branding campaign.


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.