UCLA Spotlight

Yona Sabar: Iraq, Israel, Los Angeles

  • By Ajay Singh
  • Published Apr 6, 2009 8:15 AM

Yona Sabar was 12 years old when he left Kurdish Iraq for Israel. A native speaker of Aramaic, he went on to forge an academic career at UCLA. But his multiple cultural identities are always complex and sometimes in competition.

Read the story in UCLA Today.