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 various backgrounds, as well as non-student community members. For many of the attendees, discussing controversial, […]
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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 campus rent by “loud screaming matches between students” and “phrases that were very disrespectful and […]
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, Dmitri Shostakovich, Giuseppe Verdi, undergraduate music composition major JACK LIPSON, and more! Sunday, March 11, […]
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 relationship to that between water and oil. However, last Wednesday evening, the Jewish Awareness Movement […]
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, staff, and faculty. Ben-Ami, who has familial ties to Israel and has lived there himself […]