This past Wednesday was ‘Transgender Day of Remembrance’ [TDOR]. This day was established to remember all those who have died because of anti-transgender prejudice and hatred. Since TDOR 2...
Hi, My name is Raphi Diamond and I am running for the position of UJS President.
I aim to a make UJS even better by:
Improve publicising UJS and what it can offer to all Jewish students of all rel...
Watch UJS bloom: Vote Ella Rose for UJS President
1. UJS as a grassroots organisation:
UJS should not be choosing and directing the paths that Jsocs take. It is there to help them navigate t...
Last year, Exeter University’s Jewish Society had the pleasure of taking part in Mitzvah Day. We had wanted to engage both with the wider university community and with a social action project bu...
I used to identify the other way around or use the two interchangeably but, as I have grown up, I realise that my religion is far more important to me than my country of origin. When I stood in Auschw...
“Here, take some frozen chicken soup, and remember to call!” – phrases similar to this will likely be spoken by thousands of Jewish mothers across the country this September, as thei...
Mark Larah - President of Manchester J-Soc 2013
The MJC ended in Sarajevo with the Muslim and Jewish delegations attending a mosque for Friday’s Jumma prayer and then a Sephardi synagogue for a closing Shabbat service. Having never visite...
Whilst only a handful turned out to protest over the hike in tuition fees during 2011, the Israel-Palestine situation never fails to cause a stir with Durham University students. In fact, over my time...
At Birmingham JSoc, cross-communalism is at the centre of our ideals, in line with UJS policy which states that ‘UJS and J-Soc activities should be open to all Jewish students regardle...
My story begins 2 years ago as a first year student at the University of Warwick.
I attended the Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) commemoration which was a small candle vigil organised by the Students' U...