UJIA

One sip and they were gone from BBYO tour

By Jessica Elgot, August 11, 2011

Three BBYO boys have been sent home from their Israel tour after a parent allowed them sips of his beer.

Ian Kersen said his son Gil sipped his beer on the "family night" in Jerusalem at the end of the tour, as did his son's friends Daniel Levene and Ben Fink, despite warnings that drinking alcohol would mean an early flight home.

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UJIA holds a party to thank its patrons

August 10, 2011

Some 100 UJIA supporters were thanked for their dedication at the organisation's annual patrons' reception. The gathering at the Wallace Collection in central London enjoyed a private tour of the gallery and a lecture by Ze'ev Bielski, Knesset member for Kadima, who spoke about Israel's history and the challenges it faces.

Photos: Isaac Strang

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Deps attack JLC's Davis of 'apartheid'

By Marcus Dysch, July 21, 2011

Members of the Board of Deputies launched a barrage of attacks at UJIA chairman Mick Davis on Sunday during a heated debate on the role of the Jewish Leadership Council.

Amid raised voices and finger-wagging, more than 20 deputies grilled Mr Davis, chairman of the JLC's board of trustees.

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Israel Tour 2011

By Jennifer Lipman, July 14, 2011

Photos from this year's Israel summer programmes for British teenagers.

New pictures will be added throughout the summer - send your snaps to jenniferlipman@thejc.com

See more photos on the UJIA website.

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Communal leaders and Downing Street refuted Mr Hayek's claims this week

June 10, 2011

Mick Davies, UJIA chairman, said: "Whatever the reasons David Cameron may have for stepping down as patron of the JNF, I have no doubt he has not responded to pressure from anti-Israel groups and there is no basis for this assertion. His very public comments in support of the state of Israel at the recent CST dinner are hugely significant."

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Israeli visitors enjoying new Magic Moments

By Jennifer Lipman, May 12, 2011

Showing off her new necklace, Nofar Valal explained why the gift from her British host family meant so much. "You see these two hearts? One is for the diaspora, one is for Israel. Together we are one big family."

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Bernstein reveals leadership secret

April 15, 2011

Manchester City Council's chief executive has told the city's next generation of Jewish communal stars that resilience is the secret of leadership.

Sir Howard Bernstein was speaking at the graduation of participants in Manchester UJIA's first lay leadership programme.

Surveyor Barrie Taub said the year-long course had broadened his previously "limited" communal involvement.

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Arsenal home game nets UJIA £148k

March 24, 2011

UJIA supporters were urged to take the fifth on Monday - and reacted generously.

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Mamlock House sold to housing group

By Jonathan Kalmus, March 18, 2011

A major Jewish social housing development is to be built in the heart of the north Manchester community on the site of the former Zionist headquarters Mamlock House.

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A Glasgow crowd raises £81K for UJIA projects

March 11, 2011

Award-winning scientist and TV presenter Lord Winston spoke about the influence of Judaism on his life and career at the UJIA Scotland annual dinner this week.

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