Events from Fall Quarter

FOR STUDENTS: Conversation with Ethiopian-Israeli Actor Shai Fredo

Thursday, October 15, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
365 Humanities Building

Is There Hope for Genuine Reconciliation in the Middle East?

A lecture and discussion with Ronen Hoffman, co-founder, Institute for Counter-Terrorism, IDC Herzliya, and former Member of Knesset (Yesh Atid party)

Monday, October 19, 2015
5:30 PM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1420

29th Israel Film Festival: פסטיבל הסרטים הישראלי

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 to Thursday, November 19, 2015

Where do we go from here? Historical perspectives on a nuclear Middle East and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Israeli Brig. General Relik Shafir will discuss the strategic interests and perspectives of the Israeli and American governments in regards to the deal's implementation and how it will affect other countries in the region.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
4:00 PM
Faculty Center

Covering Israel: One Journalist's Search for Objectivity

Yonah Bob, legal affairs correspondent and international affairs commentator for The Jerusalem Post, will discuss the challenges of covering Israel and the Israeli-Arab conflict, and stories that the West is not hearing.

Thursday, October 29, 2015
4:30 PM
Charles E. Young Research Library, Room 11360

Israeli Singer/Songwriter Yoni Rechter

Beloved Israeli singer, songwriter, composer and arranger Yoni Rechter to play in Los Angeles, CA on Nov. 1st, and make a special appearance at UCLA on Nov. 2nd.

Sunday, November 01, 2015
7:30 PM
Monday, November 2, 2015
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Film Screening of Baba Joon: 29th Israel Film Festival

A coming-of-age drama and debut feature for writer-director Yuval Delshad, set in a Persian immigrant moshav in the Negev during the early 1980s.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015
7:15 PM
Laemmle Ahrya Fine Arts Movie Theater
8556 Wilshire Blvd

Why Hawks Become Doves: Shimon Peres and Foreign Policy Change in Israel: A book talk by author Guy Ziv

In this fascinating new book, Ziv investigates how leaders’ personalities shape important foreign policy shifts.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015
4:30 PM
6275 Bunche Hall

"Withdrawal from Gaza" Film Screening

Documentary film screening and discussion with the filmmaker, Joel Blasberg.

Thursday, November 19, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Royce Hall 314

The Gaza Disengagement: 10 Years After

A Look Back at the Historic Decision and its Aftermath

Tuesday, December 01, 2015
5:00 PM
California Room
UCLA Faculty Center

Above & Beyond

Documentary film screening and discussion with the director, Roberta Grossman

Thursday, December 03, 2015
6:00 PM
Humanities A50