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APPLY NOW: The Diane & Guilford Glazer Foundation Distinguished Fellowship
The Center invites policy practitioners, journalists, public intellectuals, and senior scholars to apply for its new Distinguished Fellowship. The fellow will conduct research and write while interacting with UCLA academics, local experts, and policymakers in Los Angeles. The six-month, in-person fellowship offers a stipend of $50,000 per quarter, plus healthcare and other benefits. Click Here to Learn More and Apply.

Nazarian Center Staff Presented with UCLA International Institute's 2023 STAR Award
The UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies staff has been presented with the UCLA International Institute's 2023 STAR Award for outstanding team performance! The award recognizes Maura Resnick, Gage Greenspan, and Jane Matusovskaya for their consistent hard work, creativity, organizational abilities, and professionalism, which has enabled the Nazarian Center to achieve so much this past year and has furthered the mission of the International Institute.

May 26 Deadline: 5th Annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference in Israel Studies
The May 26th deadline to submit your abstract (100-250 words) for our 5th Annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference in Israel Studies is almost here! The 1st place paper will receive a $500 award, and the runner-up will receive $250. This online conference is open to all undergraduate students in the United States and abroad. Click here to learn more & submit your abstract.

Apply Now for Summer or Fall study in Israel!
Would you like to study in Israel this summer or fall quarter? Opportunities are available at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (as part of the UC Education Abroad Program) and a new summer study program at Ben Gurion University. The Nazarian Center has scholarships for students to study in Israel on either of these programs, or other academic programs. Deadlines are coming up soon to apply for these programs and for scholarships! Click here for more information.

The Nazarian Center mourns the passing of long-time lecturer, Kassem Nabulsi
Dr. Kassem Nabulsi, a lecturer at the UCLA Nazarian Center for Israel Studies for many years, died November 27, 2022 at the age of 69. From 2012-2018, Nabulsi served as a visiting lecturer in political science and taught several UCLA political science courses. A memorial service will take place December 17 at Cal State University, Northridge, Whitsett Room (SH 451) from 4PM – 6PM. Click here to read more.