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The Center's second undergraduate conference featured students from around the country
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Watch video from the "Israel in 3D: Israeli-American Exchanges" conference
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The latest "Guest Column" explores German immigration to Pre-State Israel & modern Israeli immigration to Germany
Star of David with a German flag background painted on the Berlin Wall (Photo courtesy of Sarah Johnson)
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Acclaimed Israeli author Amos Oz, recipient of the Center's 2015 UCLA Israel Studies Award, passes away at 79


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Center hosts second undergraduate conference

The one-of-a-kind conference welcomed students from around the state and the country, who showcased their research on a diverse array of Israel-related subjects.

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Panel compares "fake news" phenomenon in Israel & US

The "Jewish Journal" covered the panel exploring growing distrust in the media, the role of social media in the growth of "fake news," and more in the two countries.

Guest Column
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From the German Yishuv to Berliner Strassen: The Yekke Eighty-Five Years Later

In her "Guest Column," History Department doctoral candidate Sarah Johnson compares German immigration to Pre-State Israel with the modern influx of Israelis into Berlin.

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Exploring "Israeli-American Exchanges" at UCLA

Watch video from the Center's sixth "Israel in 3D" community conference exploring cross-border connections between Israel and the US in the areas of Religion, Business & Technology and Entertainment.


Professor participates in Latin American Jewish Studies Association conference

Center Visiting Assistant Professor Uri Dorchin presented at the organization's annual conference held yesterday at UCLA. Prof. Dorchin's talk was titled "Black Music in Israel and the Poetics of Diasporic Consciousness."

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Center scholars analyze Israeli elections

Center Research Fellow Dr. Liron Lavi and Postdoctoral Fellow Shaiel Ben-Ephraim participated in the event "The 2019 Elections: What Do They Say about Democracy in Israel?" The event was organized by the Y&S Nazarian Center, the Luskin Center for History and Policy and the Sady and Ludwig Chair in Jewish History.

Thursday, May 23, 2019


Students present research at 2nd undergraduate conference
Undergraduate students from UCLA and across the country participated in the Center's 2nd Undergraduate Scholars Conference in Israel Studies held on June 2nd.

Postdoctoral research opportunities at Ben-Gurion University
Ben-Gurion University invites post-doctoral candidates to submit proposals for thorough research that will describe and analyze David Ben-Gurion's leadership against the background of the latest theories on the subject.

Fulbright funding for postdoctoral and senior scholars
The 2020-21 Fulbright US Scholar Program is now open. A number of opportunities are open to postdoctoral and senior scholars in all academic disciplines to conduct research or serve as instructors at Israeli universities.