Our new look: what we've done and why we've done it


We've come a long way since we were founded in 1919, with four pioneering Jewish Societies forming our Union. We've been through depressions, recessions and the founding of the NHS, the Second World War and the horrors of the Shoah, celebrated the building and founding of the State of Israel, seen 23 British Prime Ministers, and nurtured hundreds of leaders, inspiring impact within and beyond the Jewish community.

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Another Step in the Right Direction for NUS


UJS welcomes the release of NUS’ Race Equity Plan to Tackle Institutional Racism, which looks at a five-year approach to tackling institutional racism experienced by Black, Muslim and Jewish staff, officers and volunteers.

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Chazon 2017: a vision for the year ahead


Chazon is the name given to the first three weeks of July in the UJS calendar, when the sabbatical team get started. 

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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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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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