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UJS Statement responding to Jo Johnson's Comments on Freedom of Speech and No Platform

UJS are pleased that freedom of speech and No Platform are a major topic of discussion during today’s Limmud Festival and welcome the Minister raising the issue today.

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UJS Incubator 2018

Welcome to UJS Incubator!

The Union of Jewish Students (UJS) strives to promote peer-leadership and provides opportunities for professional development ahead of graduation.

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UJS Conference Election Results

UJS are pleased to announce our new UJS Board Of Deputies and National Council members!

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Hannah Rose is our President-elect!

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With 519 votes from the 936 ballots cast in UJS’ single transferable vote election system, Hannah Rose has decisively won the election to become the next UJS President.

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120 leaders shape the future of Jewish student life on campus at UJS Summit 2017

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120 students, guest educators and friends of UJS descended on a small village on the border of South Wales this weekend.

We were joined by representatives of 26 J-Socs, the vast majority of whom were newly elected committee members. 

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UJS Presidential Candidates Announced

We are delighted to announce that three candidates have secured the required nominations to run in the UJS Presidential Elections. Here they are...

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UJS Conference 2017: Submit amendments now!

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Imagine a UJS that looked, acted and represented you exactly how you would wish... Now make it a reality! 

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UJS Campaigns Manager discusses campus antisemitism in Parliament

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On Wednesday our Campaigns Manager Liron Velleman spoke in Parliament on a panel titled ‘Antisemitism on campus: where do we go from here?’

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Students explore Zionism at Balfour 100 Panel

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UJS marked the 100-year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration by hosting a panel event attended by around 50 students. Amos Schonfield of Yachad, Arieh Miller of the Zionist Federation, Sharon Wagner-Zauder of UJIA, Luke Akehurst of We Believe in Israel and Jonathan Farrell of StandWithUs UK discussed the nuances of modern Zionism, the legacy of the Balfour Declaration and whether its vision has been fulfilled.

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Interfaith Week 2017: what's on?

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Members of Queen Mary's J-Soc with other faith societies, pictured at their 'Ask A...' stall during last year's Interfaith Week

Interfaith Week starts next week and we are very excited to be supporting such a varied range of events at J-Socs across the country. With food tastings, music, learning and study sessions, games nights, debates and shared meals, Jewish students will be spending the next week building bridges with students of other faiths, cultures, religions and backgrounds. 

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About UJS

We are the voice of over 8,500 Jewish students, spanning 60 Jewish Societies (J-Socs) on campuses across the UK and Ireland. We are traditional, progressive, cultural and spiritual; we come from the left, centre and right and can be found across religious and political spectrums.

Together we create and deliver powerful campaigns; fighting prejudice, advancing inclusion, and inspiring education and action on the issues that matter to us. 

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