The mission of the Center for Jewish Studies is to serve as the hub for the interdisciplinary and comparative study of Jewish and Israeli culture and society at UCI and in Orange County; to engage the wider community through public programs and lectures; to support cutting-edge research and to inspire undergraduate scholarship in Jewish and Israel studies; and to promote tolerance and appreciation of cultural and religious pluralism on the UCI campus.
- April 9, 2018
Oded Erez (Bar-Ilan University): "From Zorba to Zohar (Argov): Greek Music and the Invention of Mizrahim in 1970s Israel"
- April 16, 2018
American Jews and Israel: the next 30 Years