Iranian-born American professor and author, Dr. Saba Soomekh, PhD, will be discussing her book From the Shahs to Los Angeles: Three Generations of Iranian Jewish Women between Religion and Culture. Read more
"Harmonia" is the Israeli Academy Award-nominated, biblical story of Sarah, Abraham, and Hagar set in contemporary Jerusalem with its mixed Jewish and Arab population. Read more
Bring clothes you don't wear and swap it with other items. Don't have anything to bring? No problem, everyone is welcome! Read more
Interested in law and our court system? Want to see how an appellate court works? The Department of Criminology and Justice Studies is hosting a special session of the California Court of Appeals to be held here at the CSUN campus for the benefit of our students and campus community. Get more information about this event at the CJS website.
Join us for a celebration of the Map Collection's new home. Read more
In 1983, Bruce Lisker was just 17 years old when he was arrested, tried and convicted for the brutal murder of his mother. In 2009, after he’d been incarcerated for 26 years, a federal court ordered his immediate release due, in part, to the efforts of Lieutenant Jim Gavin of the LAPD, who put his career on the line to find the truth. For more information, please visit the Criminology and Justice Studies website.
Immigration historian Hasia Diner will be visiting our American Jewish Experience course, in which students read her book The Jews of the United States: 1654-2000. Read more
In recent years, antisemitism has continued to rise in the U.S., with almost 2000 incidents recorded in 2018, including acts of vandalism, personal violence, and terrorism. Anthropologist Natasha Zaretsky will discuss what we can learn about Jewish belonging and inclusion in the public sphere from a more global, hemispheric perspective. Read more
A screening and live-tweeting event as we present "The Great American Lie." Read more
Celebrate the opening of our new exhibit Right of Way: Justice and Equity in the Growth of Los Angeles, with guest speaker Dr. Loraine Lundquist. Read more