UJS Student Awards 2023

Shortlist 2023


Welcome to the UJS Student Awards Shortlist 2023!

Click here to view the UJS Student Awards Booklet 2023 with all the nominees


Volunteer of the year

Aaron Black, Leeds

Emily Spungin, Bristol

Emma Sherrard, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Hannah-Sarah Selig, Oxford

Jenna Morris, Nottingham


Social Action project of the year

Emma Sherrard, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Edinburgh Jsoc

Huddersfield Jsoc


New Jsoc of the year

Bath Spa


Royal Central School of Speech and Drama


Royal Veterinary College


Maurice Helfgott Award for Leadership

Aaron Black, Leeds

Abel Keszler, Glasgow

Aiden Domb, Manchester

Hannah Haskel, Cambridge

Rheannon Platman, Belfast

Sophie Wimborne, Durham


Liberation/Inclusion Initiative of the year

Ariela Silber, Edinburgh

Emma Taylor, Hertfordshire

Katie Freedman, Sheffield

Xander Ross, Manchester


JSoc of the year









Alan Senitt z”l Outstanding Contribution to Campus Life

Dylan Grossman, Glasgow

Emily Sinclair, Oxford

Emma Taylor, Hertfordshire

Jack Lubner, Cambridge

Kesem Iglinsky, Aberdeen

Sophie Wimborne, Durham


Jewish Enrichment and Engagement

Aaron Black, Leeds

Anna Ritschl Ebell, Cambridge

Lola Harding, Leeds

London FND Committee

The Leeds Gabbaim

Zac Bates Fisher, Sheffield


Israel Engagement Initiative

Jacob Barnett, Leeds

Leeds Jsoc

Noah Arazi, Leeds

Queen Mary and UCL Jsocs

Rachel Moshal, Queen Mary


Interfaith Project

Huddersfield Jsoc

Maanya Patel, Oxford

Noah Getz, St Andrews

Zack Colton, Bristol


Education Project

KCL Jsoc

Oli Blair, Edinburgh

Ruby Kwartz, Birmingham

Queen Mary East End Walking Tour

Hannah Pearlman, Cambridge

UCL Lunch and Learns


Event of the year

Southampton Jsoc Ball

First FND at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Jojo Sugarman, Holocaust Survivor speaker event, Oxford

Scotland wide FND


Campaign of the Year

#Scotlandremembers, Glasgow

Spread Hummus not hate, Edinburgh

IHRA Campaign, UCL

Fighting Antisemitism on Campus, Ellie Defries, York

Fighting BDS, Queen Mary Jsoc

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