Empowering our Jewish student women at network relaunch


Some of the attendees at the relaunch of the Women's Network

Sunday 7 January saw the relaunch of the UJS Women’s Network.

Attendees heard from Luciana Berger MP and Louise Jacobs, the first woman Chair of UJIA. They spoke about the unique challenges and opportunities they have faced as Jewish women working within the Jewish community and wider society, and encouraged the students gathered to make change within in their communities.

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Expanding our work in Holocaust education and combatting antisemitism with MHCLG support


Last year's Lessons from Auschwitz trip, in which 17 Sabbatical Officers and student leaders joined UJS and HET in Poland

UJS is excited to announce that we are substantially expanding our educational programme combatting campus antisemitism, in partnership with the Holocaust Educational Trust. This has been made possible thanks to a £144,000+ grant from the Ministry of Housing, Community and Local Government.

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UJS Statement responding to Jo Johnson's Comments on Freedom of Speech and No Platform

UJS are pleased that freedom of speech and No Platform are a major topic of discussion during today’s Limmud Festival and welcome the Minister raising the issue today.

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UJS Conference Election Results

UJS are pleased to announce our new UJS Board Of Deputies and National Council members!

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Hannah Rose is our President-elect!


With 519 votes from the 936 ballots cast in UJS’ single transferable vote election system, Hannah Rose has decisively won the election to become the next UJS President.

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120 leaders shape the future of Jewish student life on campus at UJS Summit 2017


120 students, guest educators and friends of UJS descended on a small village on the border of South Wales this weekend.

We were joined by representatives of 26 J-Socs, the vast majority of whom were newly elected committee members. 

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UJS Presidential Candidates Announced

We are delighted to announce that three candidates have secured the required nominations to run in the UJS Presidential Elections. Here they are...

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UJS Conference 2017: Submit amendments now!


Imagine a UJS that looked, acted and represented you exactly how you would wish... Now make it a reality! 

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UJS Campaigns Manager discusses campus antisemitism in Parliament


On Wednesday our Campaigns Manager Liron Velleman spoke in Parliament on a panel titled ‘Antisemitism on campus: where do we go from here?’

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Students explore Zionism at Balfour 100 Panel

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UJS marked the 100-year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration by hosting a panel event attended by around 50 students. Amos Schonfield of Yachad, Arieh Miller of the Zionist Federation, Sharon Wagner-Zauder of UJIA, Luke Akehurst of We Believe in Israel and Jonathan Farrell of StandWithUs UK discussed the nuances of modern Zionism, the legacy of the Balfour Declaration and whether its vision has been fulfilled.

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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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