On October 26, humanitarian leaders will discuss the global refugee crisis and the response of organizations from Israel and beyond.
Prominent Palestinian Israeli singer-songwriter, actress and peace activist Mira Awad will perform and discuss her career November 4 at UCLA.
Ambassador Dennis Ross spoke with Nazarian Center supporters about changing dynamics in the Middle East and implications for Israel.
Nazarian Center lecturer Anat Gilboa is making a changing society accessible to UCLA students through images and film
Find out why a diverse group of students decided to take an intensive Hebrew course at UCLA over the summer
Students from the course with Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies Deputy Director Maura Resnick (Photo: Jack Schwada/UCLA)
Read about the Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference and find video, audio and slides from the event


The Global Refugee Crisis: A View From the Ground
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Haines Hall 118
The German Roots of Zionism: An Educational Exhibition
Thursday, October 27, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Dotort Center Galleries
574 Hilgard Avenue
The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign...
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
4:00 PM
Royce Hall Room 314


A Russian-Born Israeli's Push for Bilingualism in Israel

Professor Mila Schwartz has made it her mission to encourage bilingualism in Israel, and years of research inspired by her personal experiences have made a difference. Schwartz will discuss the changes in Israel's language education policies on October 5 at UCLA.

Student Voices

A Whirlwind Month of Hebrew Immersion in Israel

After studying Hebrew for three years, incoming senior Elizabeth Ho decided to spend a month in Israel over the summer immersing herself in the language thanks in part to support from the Nazarian Center.

Leading Mid-East Expert Discusses Impacts of Regional Security Dynamics on Israel

In a talk to Nazarian Center supporters, Ambassador Dennis Ross described how changing security dynamics throughout the region have significant implications for Israel.

Israel's Water Innovations: A Q&A with a Water Technology Expert

Professor Raphael Semiat of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology discussed water technologies helping Israel harness its non-traditional water sources and the environmental impacts of desalination with the Nazarian Center prior to his September 13th talk at UCLA.


Nazarian Center Research Fellow Launches Community Lecture Series

Dr. Nadav Molchadsky will discuss some of the most challenging periods in Israel's history with members of the community.

Nadav Molchadsky Takes on New Role at Nazarian Center

The former Postdoctoral Fellow will continue his research on the political and legal history of Israel as the Center's Research Fellow.

Director Discusses Natural Resources and Regional Politics in Israel

Yoram Cohen participated in the Israel Institute's "Israel Leadership Summit" last month where he discussed the relationship between natural resources and domestic and regional politics.


New Course Introduces Students to Israeli Democracy
UCLA faculty members and guest speakers will lead the seminar discussions on a wide range of contemporary issues in Israel.

The Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is now accepting applications for the Student Advisory Council.

View the video and slides from the UCLA Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference
Video and slides from UCLA first Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference that brought together experts from Israel and across the United States.