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PRESS RELEASE: 44th World Congress of Jewish Student Leaders – WUJS Congress

PRESS RELEASE: 44th World Congress of Jewish Student Leaders – WUJS Congress Jerusalem, Israel, January 2, 2018 – The World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS) hosted the its annual Congress (Dec 28 – Jan 1), with 157 international participants from 36 countries. Delegations in attendance hailed from Eastern, Central and Western Europe, North and South

Fourth Annual WUJS Awards: Nominations Shortlist

The annual WUJS Awards are a wonderful opportunity to celebrate all the people who have contributed and dedicated themselves to Jewish life on campus. It is a night where students from unions all over the world can join together to celebrate all that they have achieved the past year. We want to make students

WUJS Celebrates Pride Month

WUJS Celebrates Pride Month For almost 50 years LGBT+ folks and their allies have celebrated the Month of June as Pride Month. LGBT+ pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT+) people to promote their self-affirmation, dignity, equality rights, increase their visibility as a social group, build community,

#AlumniSpotlight – Viktoria Kanar

#AlumniSpotlight - Viktoria Kanar ​“When I meet new people that ask me about my origins I always say that I was born in a country that doesn’t exist anymore. Since I have lived and worked in at least five other countries, it is hard for most people to guess right away that that country is the

WUJS Appoints new US & Canada Fieldworker

WUJS Appoints new US & Canada Fieldworker We are hugely excited to be welcoming Misha Vilenchuk to our team as our new US & Canada Fieldworker. Misha is originally from Ohio but currently resides in Boston Massachusetts completing his Masters of Arts in Global Studies at Brandeis University, with a focus in non-profit leadership. During

#AlumniSpotlight – Olga Deutsch

#AlumniSpotlight – Olga Deutsch Olga first participated at the WUJS Congress held in Shoresh near Jerusalem in 1998. “I remember the feeling of enthusiasm and excitement at the sight of hundreds of Jewish leaders from all around the world sharing the same songs, tradition, history, Zionism. I must admit that feeling has been following me until

Introducing… the Bronfman-WUJS Global Fellows

Introducing… the Bronfman-WUJS Global Fellows On Sunday we said goodbye to our Global Fellows after an amazing week in New York. The Bronfman-WUJS Global Leaders Fellowship is a program for emerging Jewish campus leaders we have developed in collaboration with The Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at NYU!

WUJS Chair Addresses Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

WUJS Chair Addresses Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations This morning our Chairperson, Yosef, was invited to address the quarterly meeting of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations alongside leading members of the British and French Jewish communities as well as representatives of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Conference

Election Success at the World Jewish Congress Plenary

Election Success at the World Jewish Congress Plenary We are pleased to report on election successes for WUJS activists and alumni at this weeks World Jewish Congress Plenary Assembly. For the first time in 8 years the World Union of Jewish Students has been chosen as one of the 3 organisations to hold a Vice Presidency