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'Outsider' UJS president: 'At last, I finally fit into the community'

By Naomi Firsht, December 18, 2014

Newly elected Union of Jewish Students president Hannah Brady regards herself as very different from her predecessors in the job.

"I have had quite an unusual route to this position," she said. "I've I come as northerner, as a complete outsider. JSoc life for me hasn't always been inclusive, I haven't always been welcomed with open arms."

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Campus Notebook: December 12, 2014

By Naomi Firsht, January 8, 2015

Training on track

For the first time, the UJS Summit training weekend for newly elected JSoc committees included members from Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Over 100 students from 23 JSocs took part in activities at Grittleton House in Wiltshire.

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Javid denounces 'smokescreen' arts censorship

December 18, 2014

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Sajid Javid spoke out against Israel boycotts in a speech that took a strong stance on artistic censorship at the UJS conference.

"I will always be proud to stand up and resist calls for boycotts of Israel, he said. "I know that such calls are nothing more than a smokescreen for the oldest hatred."

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Greek Orthodox priest launches King's College London's Israel Society

By Charlotte Oliver, June 18, 2014

King's College London's newly launched Israel Society held its first event last week, when Father Gabriel Nadaf visited campus.

The Greek Orthodox priest, who encourages Arab Christians to participate in military and national service, is a leading and sometime controversial voice in Israeli politics.

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Campus Notebook: June 6, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, June 3, 2014

Rabbi in the mix

Student radio show JewkBoxOx had a special guest star last week while co-presenter Louis Trup (or DJ LTJ) busied himself with finals. Taking the mic alongside regular broadcaster Ben Goldstein was Oxford chaplain Rabbi Michael Rosenfeld-Schueler (pictured right), who, before he hosted Shabbat dinners, was a teenage DJ host in his home-town of Missouri.

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Campus Notebook: May 30, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, May 29, 2014

Soak-ay for some

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Campus Notebook: May 23, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, May 22, 2014

Quite the earful

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Campus Notebook: May 16, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, May 16, 2014

Laters Liverpool

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Campus Notebook: May 9, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, May 8, 2014

OY VEY, DJ

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Campus Notebook: May 2, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, May 1, 2014

MIRIAM’S GIANT SEDER

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