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Approx Jewish Students on campus - 500+

CUJS, home to one of the most prestigious Universities in the world, and our J-Soc definitely doesn’t disappoint. J-Soc is home away from home regardless of how involved you wish to be. With a huge variety of events and a consistently amazing Friday night, it really is the best Jewish society in the country,” Alex Cohen 

We welcome everyone, no matter what your religious or cultural background! We aim for a real cross-communal environment, and we truly offer something for everyone! 

Presidents: Hugo Davidson and Nathan Steuer

Whats the best thing about Cambridge J-Soc?

We have a diverse range of activities in Cambridge: 

- Weekly Friday night dinners (with high-profile guest speakers and entertainment)

- Various socials for Jewish holidays, a bi-termly Cambridge Learning Forum with excellent focus on current issues in Judaism

- Booze for Jews, pub quizzes, kosher formal, talent show and other social events

- High-profile political speakers

- Various interfaith projects

- And a J-Soc Ball like no other!

Kosher Food & Accommodation

Cambridge has a vibrant Chabad centre, and a Beth Shalom Reform Synagogue! In terms of Kosher food, although you’ll be able to get almost everything you need from the local Sainsbury’s, there are a few shops that stock Kosher foods.

Derby Stores has a small stock of Kosher bread, cheeses, meat, pot noodles and other condiments. They will also take orders for deliveries from London

JSoc receives orders of food from London every couple of weeks. If you’d like to order Kosher food, contact the Canteen Treasurer!

Local Synagogue Information

There are two main options in Cambridge:

Beth Shalom Reform Synagogue (Reform)
Cambridge Traditional Jewish Congregation (Orthodox)

The UJS Sabbatical Officer for this campus is Georgie

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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