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 Antisemitism and Xenophobia. B'Hatzlacha!
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 present for the meeting. The reestablishment of a representative body for Jewish students in Uruguay means that there are now four active Jewish student and youth federations on the continent. We can’t wait to see what comes next!! ¡Vamos FeJJLa!
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 deepest sorrow. Places of worship especially hold significance in our lives as a place of sanctuary and a symbol of peace. To violate that space is not just wrong, it’s an abhorrent act of injustice. But what we must remember looking forward is that the