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.
- November 18, 2020
"The Sultan's Communists: Moroccan Jews and the Politics of Belonging"
- January 27, 2021
"The Cholera Wedding: East European Jews' Magical Ritual to End an Epidemic"