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Renowned Iran scholar David Menashri to teach and lecture on Iranian history, geopolitics and relationship to Israel

On February 24, Professor Menashri will give a public talk on “Iran, the US, and the Changing Middle East”.
Thursday, February 04, 2016

VIDEO: The Gaza Disengagement: 10 Years After

A look back at the historic decision and its aftermath.
Monday, December 07, 2015

Baba Joon: a Reflection

The UCLA Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies sponsored the 29th Israel Film Festival and the November 3rd screening of the film "Baba Joon", Israel's Official Entry for the 2016 Oscars, and winner Best Film, 2015 Israeli Academy Ophir Awards
Monday, November 23, 2015

Israel asks: Where do we go from here?

Israeli Brigadier General Relik Shafir and UCLA political scientist Steven Spiegel discussed Israel’s future in the Middle East in the shadow of the Iran nuclear deal.
Thursday, November 12, 2015

Water technology expert Yoram Cohen named director of Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies

Cohen, who has been leading the Center on an interim basis since January 2015, is an internationally recognized scientist and technology developer who works to advance water reuse and desalination technologies.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Iconic Israeli journalist Moti Kirschenbaum dies at 76

Kirschenbaum, a former UCLA student in film and television, was among the founders of Israeli tv, and winner of the Israel Prize in 1976 for his contributions to Israeli media.
Friday, September 25, 2015

Can Israel Help California Solve Its Drought Problem?

Water is a scarce resource in both California and Israel. How Israel has adapted to this can help California conserve and survive even the worst of droughts.
Thursday, September 24, 2015

Making Sense of Elections in a Democratic Society

A profile of Liron Lavi, visiting graduate researcher at the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies.
Friday, August 28, 2015

Y&S Nazarian Center gala raises close to $900,000

See short video clips from the center’s fifth anniversary celebration with philanthropists Younes and Soraya Nazarian, actress Natalie Portman and Israeli novelist Amos Oz.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Y&S Nazarian Center to host gala anniversary event on May 5

Amos Oz and philanthropists Younes and Soraya Nazarian will receive awards at a celebration of the center's fifth anniversary.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

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