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So long farewell, Amanda's saying goodbye!

Amanda Sefton our current Head of Campaigns, reflects back on her two years at UJS and shares her experiences and insight into what it has been like working in UJS:

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NUS Investigations into Antisemitism

Over the past few months, there have been a lot of discussions and news stories over the issues with antisemitism and NUS. Jewish students have felt excluded and ignored and now our voice is being heard and Jewish students are not being silent.

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UJS Student Awards

On the 7th of April, it was my privilege, along with my colleague Shayna, to host the 14th annual UJS Student Awards. Our largest ever! 

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Reflections on March of the Living 2022

Read on to see a synopsis of one of the days of the trip, and thoughts on memorialisation.

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New UJS Sabbatical Team 2022-23!!!!

We are so excited to finally share our full sabbatical team for next year!!! Huge Mazel Tov and we can't wait to see all the amazing things you do soon!

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Reflections on Pesach

Jodie and Dovi share some thoughts and reflections about the festival of Pesach (Passover). Read on to find out about our favourite parts of the holiday, how Pesach relates to today's world, and more!

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Swab Week 2022 and Beyond

This past week has been Swab Week – a national week organised by the Sue Harris Trust (and coordinated by the amazing former Leeds J-Soc President Natalie Deller on behalf of the Trust!) aimed to get as many young Jews on the national Bone Marrow register as possible.

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LGBTQ+ History Month

LGBTQ+ History Month is a month-long annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual trans, and non-binary history, including the history of LGBT+ rights and related civil rights movements.

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Thoughts this Tu Bishvat

Thoughts this Tu Bishvat by Jodie Franks

Tu Bishvat is the celebration of the beginning of the new year for trees, in particular fruit trees. It is celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Shvat, which was chosen because it marks the passage of four months since the rainy season in Israel has ended.

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