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Motions, Conference, Democracy in Action!

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UJS Conference is YOUR CHANCE to have YOUR VOICE heard. Are you passionate about a cause? Angry about a policy? Or driven about one of our core principles? Come to UJS Conference to make your voice heard!

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TRAIN of thought

Whether it is a journey from Nottingham to Edinburgh, Finchley Road to Ruislip or just from A to B, train travel is something that we use regularly. Yet, in the UK, most notably in London it is almost a heinous crime of British tradition to talk to another person on the train, especially to someone you don’t know! Striking up a conversation with the stranger sat next to you is just something that doesn’t happen on a regular basis.

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Thoughts on Interfaith Week

My name is Sara and I am currently a student at Cardiff University. I am also the Treasurer of the Cardiff JSoc. I'm a huge supporter of and very passionate about interfaith here in Cardiff. I believe that interfaith unites us and brings us together in terms of our similarities rather than our differences.

In Cardiff, there is an accessible and welcoming Chaplaincy who is always open to everyone and anybody. Every Tuesday they serve £1 lunches and every Friday there is a drop-in cafe. These small events allow you to meet and interact with people from all faiths, ask questions in a safe and supportive environment.

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UJS meets new Universities Minister

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A Level Results Day: Our Secret Tips!

As A Level Results day is approaching we wanted to share some of our Top Tips ahead of this important occasion.

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UJS meets with new Communities Secretary

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UJS statement on release of University of Essex Report into the Experiences of Jewish Students and Staff

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Uncompromisingly peer led, defiantly independent and fiercely grassroots

Leaving blog – Hannah Rose, UJS President 2018-2019

When I started at the University of Bristol in 2014, I remember saying to my sister that when it came to J-Soc, I wasn’t sure. Either I would do nothing, or I would do everything. 5 years, 3 Summits, 4 UJS Conferences, 5 NUS Conferences, and at least 50 UJS lanyards later, it’s quite clear which one I chose.

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Be Prepared - Israel Portal

 

This page exists to provide you with important resources on Israel, which you can use to either improve your own knowledge, refer friends to, or even to try and educate others on your campus! The links on this page cover a range of different Israel topics, including Zionism, the establishment of the State of Israel, Israel’s wars, Israel’s relationship with the Palestinians, and more. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact danielk@ujs.org.uk.

 

 

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UJS Hosts Annual Israel Student Awards

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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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