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UJS statement in response to CST Antisemitic Incidents Report, January-June 2017

The CST Antisemitic Incidents Report for the first half of 2017 indicates a disturbing increase in abuse and attacks targeted at Jewish people in the UK, with 767 incidents that constitute a 30% increase compared to the same period in 2016.

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Manhigut returns with a wealth of knowledge

Last week, a group of ten British students and UJS team members returned from a week-long trip to Israel and Palestine.Highlights of the trip included meeting Tal Shalev, a journalist who has been writing about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for many years;

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UJS statement: Co-Chair of Manchester Labour Students resigns after antisemitic tweets

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Remembering Alan Senitt, UJS Chair 2001-2003

Today we remember Alan Senitt, UJS National Chair 2001-2003, whose life was cut short too early on this day in 2006 when he died defending a friend.
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The UJS Student Feedback Survey is now LIVE!

 

We've got TWO £50 Amazon vouchers up for grabs. They're easy to get your hands on - just fill out the relevant student feedback survey linked below.

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Student artists shine at UJS Incubator

‘Making Connections’, the fourth annual exhibition of artwork produced by Jewish students, took place on Thursday 8 June.Over 130 community members and students joined artists and their families and friends to celebrate the culmination of Incubator 2017.

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NEC votes to diminish Jewish students' involvement in national ARAF campaigns

In light of the NEC meeting on 18th July, UJS Campaigns Director, Josh Nagli has said:

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Joint thank you event hosted by UJS and Israeli Embassy

Mark Regev, Israel's Ambassador to the UK addressed a group of 70 UK-based students, including Jewish students and those of other faiths and cultures, at a 'thank you' event hosted at the Israeli Embassy in London. 

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General Election 2017: the Jewish student debate

The General Election on June 8 is fast approaching. Each of 650 constituencies across the UK will elect one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons, and if one party obtains a majority of seats, they are entitled to form the Government, with their leader as Prime Minister.

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Announcing the UJS Team 2017-18!

We are so excited to announce the UJS Team 2017-18! Joining President-elect Josh Holt when he takes up his post in just a few short weeks will be:

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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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