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Office for Students adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of antisemitism

We are extremely pleased to note that the Office for Students, the independent regulator of Higher Education, has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of antisemitism. This definition has been endorsed by the vast majority of the Jewish community including by UJS, the representative body of Jewish students.

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National Council and Board of Deputies Election Results

We are pleased to announce the results of our National Council and Board of Deputies elections. The election was run by Russell Langer, UJS Returning Officer 2018, and counted through a single transferable vote (STV) system.

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Esther Offenberg is UJS President 2019-2020

After a thrilling election period which saw three women candidates running against each other for the first time in 99 years, we can announce that the UJS President 2019-2020 is Esther Offenberg from Birmingham J-Soc!

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UJS Presidential Candidates 2018

Nominations are now closed- here are your UJS Presidential candidates 2018!

Sign up for UJS Conference 2018 here!

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Its your Turn - Nominations are open now!

Students, it’s your turn!

NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN IN THE UJS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Want to be the UJS President 2019-2020? Want to represent 8,500 Jewish students nationally and internationally? Want to lead your national union, create ground-breaking campaigns and combat antisemitism on a national scale?

 

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Exploring Zionism: An exciting week ahead on campus

UJS, in partnership with the Jewish Agency, are delighted to be brining Gil Troy on a campus tour this week. Author of The Zionist Ideas: Visions for the Jewish Homeland – Then, No, Tomorrow, Troy is an expert on Zionism’s history and its thinkers. Troy divides thinkers into six schools of thought, ranging from Labour Zionism, to religious Zionism, to political Zionism.

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World Mental Health Day 2018

It is World Mental Health, and we can be proud to see what we have achieved so far. With our continuous work on not only raising awareness about mental health, but also working towards a healthier, happier university environment, we have achieved a lot, even though there is still room for improvement. 

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Cross-Communal Sukkot Resources

Welcome to UJS’ first cross communal educational Sukkot resource pack!

We have got five inspiring pieces from five educators from within our community, from different denominations and backgrounds to make this sukkot more meaningful!

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UJS CEO succession plans announced

Following five years of supporting UJS Presidents and their teams to take UJS from strength to strength, current CEO, David Davidi-Brown, has announced his intention to move on from the role in 2019.

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UJS Presidential Election 2018 - Key Dates

With the UJS Presidential Elections approaching, this years Returning Officer has a message for potential candidates including key dates!

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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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