A hub for UCLA faculty, students, and community members devoted to the study of Jewish culture and civilization.

Services Provided

Along with courses and events, the center documents and preserves LA’s Jewish histories, including the Mapping Jewish Los Angeles Project, the Sephardic Archive Initiative, and the Hinda and Jacob Schonfeld Boyle Heights Project.

Who We Serve

Organizations, institutions, synagogues, and/or individuals in possession of significant reservoirs of archival materials and memories that provide insight into Los Angeles’ many Jewish histories.

Mission and Goals

As the leading research center for the study of Jewish culture and civilization in California, the center serves as a hub and a catalyst for research, conversation, and learning in Jewish Studies.