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 Israel, and Prime Minister of the State of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, took part in this congress. The focus of the congress was to strengthen the relations between North America and Israel, discussing topics such as the issue of BDS, Israel’s Peace Process and the Goal
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 in the world and our Australian society has undoubtedly been a welcome recipient of the positive influence they have provided.
Report from Jerusalem: Lauren on her WUJS experience Lauren voting for the next WUJS President during Congress. (Photo credit: Alex Balabko) This blog was originally posted on the UJS website. Over five days in December 2017, 165 Jewish students from 36 countries were united in Jerusalem for the World Union of Jewish Students Congress, the umbrella body for Jewish Student associations globally.