KAHAL: Your Jewish Home Abroad

What: Are you a Jewish student studying abroad or planning on studying abroad?  KAHAL is an organization that helps connect Jewish students abroad with different Jewish communities and opportunities. Whether you want to attend a Shabbat dinner or spend Passover with a host family, KAHAL will connect you with an expansive network of Jews all around the world. KAHAL even gives grants up to $250 for travel fees or a stay in an AirBnB to help you attend Jewish events or visit Jewish communities.

For more information please reach out to Naomi Moskowitz, your UCLA KAHAL intern, at [email protected] or Facebook message.  KAHAL helped Naomi connect to the most unforgettable Jewish communities in Morocco, and she hopes to help you find a similar Jewish experience abroad!




Nazarian Center Student Advisory Council

When: TBD

What: The Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies Student Advisory Council is a great opportunity to share Israel Studies with UCLA students of all backgrounds. Learn more about the Council and apply today to join!

Application closes: Rolling




#GivingTuesday Student Philanthropy

When: TBD

What: Help plan our 3rd Annual Taco (Giving) Tuesday Phone-a-Thon on November 27. Last year 50+ students and community members attended - it was loaded with prizes, yummy food and meaningful connection! We'll have 1-2 efficient and fun committee meetings to pre-plan. This is a great opportunity for professional development and resume building, no prior experience necessary.

Application closes: Rolling

To apply, email [email protected]



Hebrew University Global Development and Social Justice

When: January 23 – May 9, 2019

What: See the world from a new perspective with our program in International Development and Social Justice. Your studies will take you from Jerusalem to the Himalayan foothills, combining theory and policy with practical experience in the field and giving you new insight into how religious and philosophical traditions inform issues of globalization, poverty, international development, and the environment.

Application closes: November 15, 2018




Camp Bob Waldorf Staff

When: October 26-28, November 30-December 2, January 18-20, February 8-10, March 1-3

What: Camp Bob Waldorf is a residential camp in Glendale, California that is owned and operated by Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles. In addition to our summer camp, we hold many weekend retreats over the academic year to ensure that our campers have plenty of opportunities to reconnect with the camp community. We are looking to expand our staff for the upcoming retreats.

Application closes: Rolling

To apply, email [email protected]



Beth Shir Shalom Religious School Teacher

When: Sundays, 9am-noon, 2018-19 school year

What: A progressive Reform synagogue in Santa Monica is seeking a passionate Jewish educator to teach a 5th Grade Hebrew/Judaica class.

Application closes: Rolling




Nazarian Center Funding for Undergraduate Research on Israel

When: November 16, 2018 - November 16, 2019

What: Want to learn more about Israel while you're at UCLA? The Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies offers funding to undergraduate students who want to conduct research on Israel. Students of all backgrounds and research experience are welcome to apply.

Application closes: November 16, 2018




Masters of Jewish Medical Ethics at Bar Ilan University

When: October 2018 - July 2020

What: One year full time or 2 year part time masters program in Jewish Medical Ethics

Application closes: October 28, 2018




IsraAID Humanitarian Fellowship

When: Summer 2019

What: For 18 years, IsraAID has been assisting people all over the world overcome extreme crises and has provided millions with the vital support needed to move from destruction to reconstruction, and eventually, to sustainable living. The IsraAID Humanitarian Fellowship program offers an opportunity to learn first-hand about humanitarian aid and disaster response, while making a real contribution to populations recovering from humanitarian crises and develop professionally in the field.

The 3rd Fellowship commences with practical and professional preparation towards a 2-month summer immersive field work opportunity in one of IsraAID’s ongoing international field projects. Fellows would have the opportunity to be involved in one of our ongoing programs that range from supporting Syrian refugees, helping victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and Dominica or taking part in one of our longer-term projects in Kenya or the Philippines. All applicants must be available for deployment from early June to Late August 2019, and be committed for the full academic year of engagement starting March 1, 2019. In addition, a mandatory weekend seminar will be held the weekend of June 1, 2019.

Application closes: January 31, 2019




Israel 2.0

When: December 31, 2018 - January 14, 2019

What: You already know that Israel is an incredible place. But was your last trip to Israel too short and left you wanting more? Are you interested in returning for another chance to walk the ancient hills and modern streets and learn more about the heritage that makes Israel our homeland? Then Israel 2.0 is for you.

Application closes: December 1, 2018




Nazarian Center: Translation as a Bridge?

When: October 29, 2018

What: How do the Hebrew translation and reception of literary works by Jewish-American writers, and the English translation of works by Israeli authors, reflect competing Jewish identities in Israel and the US? This talk by new Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies Postdoctoral Fellow Omri Asscher will explore the ideological appropriation involved in translation and interpretation in both directions, and shed light on the different ways in which each Jewish cultural center has responded to the challenge - and potential inspiration - represented by the other.




Hillel at UCLA Tribute Card Contest

WhatWould you like to have your art featured in our building and on our promotional materials, plus a cash prize of $54?  We're looking for a sketch, mock-up, or original art concept to be reproduced by our graphic designer for the purposes of creating new tribute cards.  To learn more or submit your art concept, email Gisele at [email protected]

Application closes: Wednesday, October 31, 2018


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