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Lord Eric Pickles addresses the need to preserve and learn from the history of the Holocaust - UJS Conference 2018

Lord Eric Pickles, Chair of the Conservative Friends of Israel and co-Chair of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation Advisory Board, spoke of the need to learn the lessons of history in order to eradicate hatred today.

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Lord Alf Dubs inspires students to continue their activism for today’s child refugees - UJS Conference 2018


‘When you have hope, you can put up with almost everything, but when there is not hope, it’s really terrible. We want to give them hope.’

One week and 80 years after the first arrival of a Kindertransport to the UK, Lord Alfred Dubs addressed Jewish students at this years conference talking about his experiences as a Holocaust survivor and working in the UK Parliament, as well as working to support unaccompanied child refugees.

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The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid MP - UJS Conference 2018

Home Secretary Sajid Javid MP and UJS President Hannah Rose discuss politics, prejudice and policies.

The Home Secretary Sajid Javid MP joined us at UJS Conference 2018. In conversation with UJS President Hannah Rose, Sajid Javid addressed questions on his commitment to honouring the memory of the Holocaust, supporting Syrian Refugees, and the difficulties of identity politics.

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70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms which belong to every person. I recently graduated from the René Cassin Human Rights Fellowship, a programme that provides insight into human rights through a Jewish lens.

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Policies, passionate debate and pulling together for the greater good of Jewish students

Yesterday saw Esther Offenberg announced as the winner of the election to be UJS President for 2019-20. Esther will take over in June 2019. Until then current President Hannah Rose and the team have plenty to put into practice after another dynamic day of debate and democracy as students shaped their union.

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How to vote for the UJS President 2019-2020!



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The 80th Anniversary of the Kindertransport

This weekend marks the 80th anniversary of the first Kindertransport. This is an important time to commemorate and thank the UK government for the important work done for refugee children in the 1930's. 

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Motions-Conference 2018

Here they are - your motions for UJS Conference 2018!

Sign up for UJS Conference 2018 here!

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Interfaith week 2018

Read here Dalias reflection on Interfaith week 2018:

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Jewish Students' support to the Pittsburgh Jewish community

In the aftermath of the horrific mass murder at a synagogue in Pittsburgh this Shabbat, young Jewish people and our allies are all asking the same question; how can we fix this?

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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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