Free Kosher Food at UCLA: The Comprehensive List

When UCLA students move into off-campus housing in Westwood or are simply on campus for the day, one of the biggest dilemmas they face is finding affordable and kosher food options. As a junior at UCLA, I have explored the…

Mayim Bialik: Progressive. Feminist. Zionist. Bruin.

On Wednesday, May 3, Bruins for Israel held an event featuring Mayim Bialik, an American actress, neuroscientist and UCLA alumna. She is currently known for her role as Amy on the popular television series, The Big Bang Theory. Bialik graduated…

New Graduate Jewish Caucus Aims to Promote Social Justice

Three first-year graduate students at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs launched a Jewish caucus as a means to mobilize the Jewish student community. The newly founded Jewish caucus is an official graduate student organization at Luskin and is…

Submission: Divya Sharma’s BDS Stance still Unclear

Photo credit: Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin As a Jewish student on this campus, I maintain serious reservations regarding the candidacy of Divya Sharma, who is running for Academic Affairs Commissioner (AAC) in the USAC elections occurring this week. These reservations stem from…

Fact Finders Panel Investigates the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

About 60 people participated in a panel discussion on April 27 with alumni of Hillel at UCLA’s Fact Finders trip and watched a documentary filmed during last year’s trip. For the past two years, Fact Finders has brought groups of…

Editorial: USAC Election Endorsements

The editorial board of Ha’Am News is proud to endorse the candidacy of Ms. Arielle Yael Mokhtarzadeh and Mr. Aaron Boudaie for the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Student Association Council (USAC). Ms. Mokhtarzadeh, seeking election as the USAC’S president, would bring extensive…

Students Fail to Gain Credit in Course Allegedly Restricted by Conservative Bias

As of April 16, 2017, two students who were enrolled in Professor Keith Fink’s winter course, Communication Studies 167: Sex, Politics and Race: Free Speech on Campus, have yet to receive either a grade or units for the course. The…

Arabic-Hebrew Café Creates Dialogue Through Language

On Wednesday, April 19, UCLA senior and Jewish Studies major, Elizabeth Ho, arranged for volunteer language instructors and students interested in learning new languages or in intercultural dialogue to meet for dinner . The event has taken place once per…

An Unorthodox Transfer

“It’s an unorthodox move but I think it’s the right thing to do,” I repeated to my friends who either asked about or questioned my resolution. It wasn’t an easy decision and took significantly longer to choose than I expected,…

Submission: The Persian Jokes Were Never Funny

The Persian jokes were never funny. It’s time our community stopped laughing.