Perspectives From the Press

Small groups contemplate big issues at Fields Institute
Jewish Journal – April 20, 2016
“Israel is about meaning in Jewish life. If we reduce it to politics, in many ways we undermine the long-range possibilities of commitment,” Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller, director emeritus of Hillel at UCLA, told 13 people gathered in . . . read more

Submission: UCLA campus must take action to address anti-Semitism
Daily Bruin – March 9, 2015
A foul odor is in the air. Lest we have any doubt about it, The New York Times has caught a whiff of it, reporting in its Thursday edition on the Rachel Beyda case at UCLA. Simply put, we are in the throes of another version of the infamous Jewish Question here on campus . . . read more

Holy Water
Orion Magazine – 2011
IN ISRAEL, not far from the place where Jesus is said to have walked on water and fed thousands with just five loaves of bread and two fish, government engineers have performed a miracle of their own – they’ve made a river disappear. . . read more

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Course Notes

Shared Histories, Divergent Paths: Jews and Arabs in Israel/Palestine