UCLA Royce Hall. Photo credit: flickr Rictor Norton and David Allen's photostream


Education Beyond the Headlines

The Nazarian Center sponsors courses through many UCLA departments and schools on such topics as Israeli politics, law, economics, history, environmental policy, and media and performing arts, as well as Hebrew language and literature. These courses provide students with a rich and nuanced understanding of Israel the goes beyond newspaper headlines. They attract students from all backgrounds and provide unique opportunities for shared learning and analysis.


Study Abroad in Israel

We encourage students to study abroad with the UC Education Abroad Program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Courses in Israel Studies

Israel Studies Courses available for undergraduate and graduate students

A video interview with Professor Hagit Lavsky

Hebrew University Professor Hagit Lavsky, the Nazarian Center Visiting Scholar for Winter and Spring quarters of 2011, talks about her experiences teaching at UCLA.

Nazarian Center announces undergraduate essay competition winner

The Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is pleased to name Lisa Weisshar winner of the first UCLA Undergraduate Israel essay competition.