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Campus Notebook: November 1, 2013

By Charlotte Oliver, November 1, 2013

YOU CALL THAT A DEBATE?

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Campus Notebook: October 25, 2013

By Charlotte Oliver, October 24, 2013

AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR SCOTTISH PUB CRAWL

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UJS leader warns of new threat — ‘free Judaism’

By Anna Sheinman, October 18, 2013

INTERVIEW - DAVID BROWN

Religious organisations that hold free events on campus are preventing students from developing a genuine commitment to Judaism and Israel, the executive director of the Union of Jewish Students has warned.

David Brown, who joined UJS in June, said groups offering these events were detracting from the work of campus Jewish societies.

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Campus Notebook: October 18, 2013

By Anna Sheinman, October 16, 2013

INTRODUCING THE JWIT

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Campus Notebook: October 4, 2013

By Anna Sheinman, October 3, 2013

HIP-HOPPIN’ HEBREWS

Fresh from playing at the brand new JW3 in London, top Israeli hip-hop band Hadag Nahash performed for over 200 students at events organised by UJS in Birmingham and Leeds, and then made the trip to Manchester to perform an intimate acoustic set and be interviewed on National Student Radio.

SUCCAH CITY SLICKERS

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Campus Notebook: September 27, 2013

By Anna Sheinman, September 26, 2013

GREENWICH FUN TIME

The new JSoc at Greenwich University is up and running after a successful Freshers’ week. President Nathan Abraham (left) said: “There are eight or nine Jewish people who could become members and quite a few non-Jewish people want to join.”

YAKKING AT YACHAD

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Top Tips for Freshers: don't forget the morph suit

By Anna Sheinman, September 12, 2013

Being a Fresher is never easy, so we asked seasoned students and recent graduates to offer their top tips.

Jonny Singer, 21, studied history at Cambridge.

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Small is beautiful: the rise of the mini-JSoc

By Anna Sheinman, September 12, 2013

There are many opportunities to be involved in Jewish life on campus, but for thousands of students, whether they are fresh-faced first years or diligent finalists, their university Jewish Society is the centre of their university experience.

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UJS cooks up feast of Israeli culture

By Anna Sheinman, August 15, 2013

The Union of Jewish Students has taken steps to strengthen its cultural ties with Israel.

New initiatives include a YouTube channel with an Israeli cooking programme filmed in the demonstration kitchen at the UJS new base at JW3 in London.

It is also planning a series of concerts on campus by famous Israeli band Hadag Nachash.

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Walk will mark new peak for Nottingham Chabadniks

By Anna Sheinman, May 30, 2013

When Chabad Nottingham began work at campuses in the city five years ago, the organisation’s first Shabbat dinner was attended by just five people. Times have certainly changed.

“On a Friday night, 100 students coming for dinner is not unusual,” explained co-director Mendy Lent.

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