Members of a pro-Palestinian student society held a vigil outside the University of Leeds students union for Palestinian “victims of the recent wave of violence”. The list included some of those who were suspected of carrying out terrorist attacks on Israeli civilians.
An online magazine has been launched by a Jewish student at Oxford University aiming to broaden the debate on Zionism.
Politics undergraduate Aaron Simons launched Zionish last week, describing it as promoting "liberal Zionism". The inaugural edition carried nine articles covering topics such as "What is Zionism?" and "Why are most Jews Zionist?"
The new term got off to a flying start for Jewish students in Leeds, with more than 100 freshers joining the Jewish Society, a new kosher halls of residence, and the arrival of Aish "couple-on-campus" Rabbi Adam and Anna Ross.