Leve Center Open House 2022-2023

UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies Open House Thursday, September 29, 2022 • Fowler Museum Terrace • 4pm Share a bite with the Leve Center faculty, staff, students, and community friends.  Learn about our diverse projects, programs, and courses.

Recording History: Jews, Muslims, and Music across Twentieth-Century North Africa (Christopher Silver)

Thursday, October 20, 2022 • 306 Royce • 2 PM Christopher Silver (McGill University) with Aomar Boum (UCLA) Recording History: Jews, Muslims, and Music across Twentieth-Century North Africa Maurice Amado Program in Sephardic Studies If twentieth-century stories of Jews and Muslims in North Africa are usually told separately, Recording History demonstrates that we have not […]

A Sarajevo Story: Jews, Muslims, and the Complexities of Rescue in a formerly Ottoman town (Emily Greble)

Sunday, October 23, 2022 • CNSI • 4 PM Reception/5pm Lecture Emily Greble (Vanderbilt University)  with Sarah Abrevaya Stein (UCLA) A Sarajevo Story: Jews, Muslims, and the Complexities of Rescue in a formerly Ottoman town Inaugural Al Finci Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studies This talk explores the entangled narratives of racial politics and understandings of rescue […]

Where Do Jews Belong? Two Perspectives from the Jewish Nineteenth Century (Jessica Marglin & Matthias Lehmann)

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 • 314 Royce • 2 PM Jessica Marglin (USC) & Matthias Lehmann (UC Irvine), with Sarah Abrevaya Stein (UCLA) Where Do Jews Belong? Two Perspectives from the Jewish Nineteenth Century Sady & Ludwig Kahn Book Talk in German Jewish Studies The Leve Center will host a double book talk featuring the […]

Wartime North Africa: A Documentary History, 1934–1950 (Sarah A. Stein & Aomar Boum)

 Wednesday, November 16, 2022 • 314 Royce • 2 PM   Sarah Abrevaya Stein (UCLA) & Aomar Boum (UCLA) Wartime North Africa: A Documentary History, 1934–1950  The 1939 Society Program in Holocaust Studies  This book, the first-ever collection of primary documents on North African history and the Holocaust, gives voice to the diversity of those involved—Muslims, […]