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"Israel in 3-D" 2014

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Join us for the Y&S Nazarian Center's third annual "One Day University" exploring the many dimensions of Israel

Sunday, May 4, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UCLA Covel Commons, Grand Horizon Room
200 De Neve Dr
Los Angeles , CA 90095
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  • 8:30am - Registration

  • 9:00am - Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • 9:15-10:40am - Session I
    "Start Up Nation": Is the Success Sustainable? 


  • 10:50am-12:15pm - Session II
    Israeli Arts and Entertainment: Now Playing on the Global Stage

  • 12:15-1:00pm - LUNCH *  (Please see note below)

  • 1:00-2:25pm - KEYNOTE ADDRESS

    ‚ÄčAmbassador Dennis Ross

    "Turmoil in the Middle East: Can an Israeli-Palestinian Deal Emerge?" 

    followed by a conversation with Dalia Dassa-Kaye, Director of the Center for Middle East Public Policy  and a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation 

  • 2:30-3:55pm - Session III
    "Israeli Judaism": The Jewish Renewal Movement in Israel

  • 3:55-4:00pm - Closing Remarks



$36 per person general admission.  Free for students with valid student I.D. 


* PLEASE NOTE: This will be a buffet lunch with gourmet sandwiches and salads, and will include many vegetarian and fish options; however, it is not kosher.  We will also provide nice disposable plates and silverware as an option. If you would prefer a kosher lunch (with similar though somewhat more limited choices), please check the box on your registration form.  Thank you. 


Priority seating for The Friends of the Y&S Nazarian Center.  


For all attendees: If you would like to reserve a table for 8-10 people at lunch, please call the Nazarian Center at (310) 825-9646.  


Maura Resnick
(310) 825-9646

Sponsor(s): Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies