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UJS response to antisemitism at the University of Cambridge

The UJS statement in response to the recent antisemitic attack at the University of Cambridge is as follows: ‘No Jewish student should have to experience what these students have described, and the fact that this disgraceful incident happened at the University of Cambridge only proves that antisemitism can rear its ugly head on any campus.

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Announcing the Presidential candidates

With nominations now closed, we are excited to give formal notice of the candidates for the forthcoming Presidential election:

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City SU chooses to turn away from productive dialogue

Disappointment that City SU choose to turn away from productive dialogue

UJS are disappointed that City Students’ Union chose to support a motion raising awareness of BDS rather than seeking positive dialogue and practical solutions to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.

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Students’ Union representatives join HET Lessons from Auschwitz Project

On Tuesday, representatives from students’ unions across the country and the National Union of Students went on a day-trip to Poland where they joined the Holocaust Educational Trust's Lessons From Auschwitz project.

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UJS President addresses members of the European Parliament

Today Josh Seitler, the UJS President, addressed the European Parliament's Working Group on Antisemitism (WGAS) at a meeting titled 'Youth Voices: Challenges, Opportunities and an Uncertain Future.'

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Putting your voices and concerns directly to Malia

A tweet poorly misrepresenting a recent meeting between UJS and NUS as "secret" was recently shared by a reporter. The fact that a meeting was to take place between UJS and the current NUS president had been in the public domain for weeks prior to it.

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120 students celebrate together at Tel Aviv London: Dancefloor Fusion

120 students celebrated British and Israeli artistic culture together at Tel Aviv London: Dancefloor Fusion on Thursday night. The evening opened with a canape reception, during which guests enjoyed an exhibition of British and Israeli student photographers’ works on the theme of ‘Urban Dance’.

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Statement on incident at UCL

There can be no excuses for the events that took place at UCL last night. The fact that such violence and hostility took place only 9 months after the incident at KCL, with police having to once again be called, is an absolute disgrace.

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Succah in the City 2016

Last night UJS, in partnership with BLP, hosted its seventh annual Law Networking Event: Succah in the City.

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Creative student? You'll want in on this!

Applications are open for Incubator 2017!

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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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