Union of Jewish Students

Brotherhood that UJS should work with

By Max Sobell, December 16, 2011

As an attendee of the UJS Conference last Sunday, a member of the Upsilon Kappa Alpha chapter of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity in Nottingham and a committee member for Nottingham JSoc, I was appalled to see a motion go through that was not in the spirit of the conference; and was merely a vendetta.


UJS should play a different game

By James Lewis, December 8, 2011

Sunday's UJS elections showed that it sees itself as a religious and political organisation with social issues coming a very distant third. I was dismayed to see that my proposal for UJS to hold social sport events other than the Juefa cup was rejected.


'UJS has failed - now it's time for change'

By Marcus Dysch, December 1, 2011

The Union of Jewish Students elects its new president on Sunday, with law student Alex Green the only candidate standing to lead the union.

The solitary application appears to represent Jewish students' significant loss of interest in the role.


Euston student centre to close

By Marcus Dysch, December 1, 2011

The country's leading Jewish student centre is to close just three years after it opened with the promise it would "transform Jewish student life in the capital".

The Union of Jewish Students and Hillel said the Euston centre would shut on December 16 because students wanted new, "flexible" services that the central base could not provide.

The 4,000 sq ft centre opened in 2008 at a cost of a


Time to take the moral high ground

By Stephen Hoffman, November 22, 2011

I have an unswerving commitment to freedom of speech, including the freedom to offend. I also believe it is better to tackle problems head on, which is why I do not believe we should back no-platform policies on campus.


Alex Green for UJS president

By Jennifer Lipman, November 22, 2011

Meet the student who wants to take charge of the Union of Jewish Students for the 2012-2013 academic year


UJS Sheldon apologies to ZF's Hoffman

By Jessica Elgot, November 14, 2011

UJS Campaigns Director Dan Sheldon has apologised for linking Zionist Federation co-vice-chair Jonathan Hoffman with the English Defence League.

Mr Sheldon clashed with Mr Hoffman during a heated debate hosted by Leeds JSoc two weeks ago, over UJS’s “Liberation” campaign.


120 want Sheldon to go after clash with Hoffman

November 10, 2011

The Union of Jewish Students has backed its campaigns director Dan Sheldon after more than 120 people signed a petition calling for him to be sacked.

Mr Sheldon clashed with Zionist Federation co-vice-chairman Jonathan Hoffman during a heated debate hosted by Leeds JSoc last week.

The pair had been invited to discuss different approaches to Israel advocacy, but the atmosphere soured after Mr


Liberation: campaign is close to collapsing

By Marcus Dysch, November 10, 2011

The Union of Jewish Students has been forced to cancel plans for a week of Israel advocacy events on campuses.

"Liberation Week" was due to begin on Monday.