Photo Essay: Pro-Israel Rally in LA and on campus
LA Rally Photos by Talia Kamdjou, Campus Rally Photos by Tessa Nath
War on campus: Gaza rocket disaster brought to UCLA

Free free Palestine. Long live the intifada. Intifada. Intifada. Thursday, November 15 witnessed these slogans ring forth from the mouths of students on the lawn in front of Kerckhoff Hall. About 30 students gathered with signs declaring “Free Palestine,” “Stop…

New man on campus: Rabbi Avner Engel, JAM’s latest addition

The pitter-patter of tiny feet thundering upon a polished wood floor — socks and little legs moving as fast as the laws of physics can carry them — sound in the sparsely-furnished room. Little trains chug soundlessly on the left…

The Olive Tree Initiative’s ‘Month of Ideas’: conflict education through humor, food, and constant debate

Throughout the month of May, the Olive Tree Initiative at UCLA planned a series of events aimed at educating the campus community and offering a forum for civil discourse and debate about international conflict resolution. These events attracted students of…

Check out our Winter 2012 issue on Issuu!

  >>Ha’Am Winter 2012: Difficult Questions<<  

Center for Jewish Studies: Spring 2012 Course Listing

Click here to see the upcoming courses offered by the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies!

SJP and StandWithUs team up to cool campus climate ;)

Had my only contact with Palestine Awareness Week been the formulaic reactions offered by Tammy Rubin and USAC President Emily Resnick, I would have tread carefully across Bruinwalk the following Monday, wary of falling into the gaping wounds in our…

March 11: UCLA Center for Jewish Studies brings Jewish music to campus

Proudly presents a Recital of Jewish and Jewish-themed Music   Performed by members of the UCLA voice and instrumental departments, as well as members of the UCLA Chorale                                     Concert will include works by Maurice Ravel, Lazar Weiner, Leonard Bernstein,…

Orthodox Judaism in the western world: a harmonic business deal

Businessmen Steven Spira and Paul Cohen address a roomful of students at the JAM building at UCLA. (photo by Tessa Nath) Observant Judaism and the modern world are not always seen as a completely cohesive pair; people often equate the…

J Street Director Comes to UCLA

On Monday, J Street U at UCLA kicked off  the quarter with a discussion with Jeremy Ben-Ami — former presidential adviser and president of J Street. The presentation consisted of a summary of J Street’s policies and a Q&A session with students,…