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UUJS Elects New President!

UUJS Elects New President! Congratulations to Krystyna Tiahnyriadko, who was elected President of the Ukrainian Union of Jewish Students. We look forward to working with you! Best of luck to outgoing President, Anna Vyshniakova, who has had to resign to focus on her new position of Special Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs on Combining

Reflections on the JFNA General Assembly

Reflections on the JFNA General Assembly This year’s General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA GA) took place in Tel Aviv. Many important Jewish organisations, such as the Jewish Agency and the JDC, and the President of the State of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, Isaac Herzog Chairman of the The Jewish Agency for

FEJJLA Welcomes New Union in Uruguay

FEJJLA Welcomes New Union in Uruguay It is with great excitement that we are happy to announce on last Friday the Federación de Estudiantes Judios de Uruguay (Federation of Jewish Students Uruguay) was officially launched at a gathering in Montevideo! Andres Tassara, Vice President of the Federation of Young Jews of Latin America (FeJJLa) was

WUJS is horrified and heartbroken by the shooting in Pittsburgh

אור לי"ט בחשוון ה'תשע"ט 27.10.18 Jerusalem The World Union of Jewish Students is deeply horrified and heartbroken by the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We stand united in support of the Jewish community of Pittsburgh and the families of the victims, join in their mourning and extend to them our

UGEI Elects New Board!

UGEI Elects New Board! On the weekend of October 19th, UGEI (Italian Union of Jewish Youth) held its 24th Congress. Over 180 participants, including over 15 from Switzerland, gathered in Rome to celebrate Shabbat and decide on the union's agenda for the upcoming year. The 2018 board received feedback on their activities and a new

KAHAL Global Ambassadors – Spring 2019

Become a KAHAL Global Ambassador! Are you a student leader? Apply to be a KAHAL Global Ambassador in your city— meet Jews studying abroad in your city, be a representative of your local community to these students, be part of a worldwide cohort of student leaders, gain leadership and organizing skills, and host your own

The Battle on Campus Cannot Be Ignored

The Battle on Campus Cannot Be Ignored This article was originally published in the 6th Edition of the Australian Jewish Quarterly University campuses are revered by society as palaces, dedicated to the pursuit of higher education, scholarly debate and academic research. Our tertiary institutions have often stood toe to toe with some of the best

JöH Bal Paré: An Old Tradition Reborn

JöH Bal Paré: An Old Tradition Reborn Last Saturday, the Austrian Union of Jewish students (JöH) organized the Bal Paré. Over 120 Jewish Students from all over the world gathered in Vienna to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the JöH.

¡Welcome to UJJA!

¡Welcome to UJJA! On Tuesday, October 9, the brand new Union of Jewish Youth of Argentina (UJJA) held its first event in Buenos Aires.