AUJS nets three world awards

January 4, 2021 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students has won awards in three categories at the World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS) Congress for 2020, in individual and group categories. Read more

AUJS elects its executive Committee

September 1, 2019 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) elected its new Executive Committee which will lead the organisation into its 72nd year. Read more

ECAJ joins with AUJS for inaugural Advocacy Summit

August 7, 2018 by  

The ECAJ and AUJS held the inaugural advocacy summit in Sydney last weekend aimed at giving Jewish students the skills, knowledge and confidence to advocate on issues that affect the Australian Jewish community. Read more

Antisemitism and holocaust denial on Australian university campuses

September 6, 2016 by  

Leaflets which have been distributed at universities in New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT claiming that the Holocaust never happened have been referred to University authorities for investigation and led for calls for tougher action against racism on university campuses. Read more

AUJS receives world-wide recognition

January 1, 2016 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has been recognised as Union of the Year at the World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS) Congress Awards Ceremony in Jerusalem. Read more

Student debate turns ugly

December 14, 2015 by  

A debate on “ethno cultural policy” at last week’s National Union of Students (NUS) Conference nearly ended in violence after it was hijacked by an aggressive group of far-left student delegates. Read more

AUJS and Emanuel School welcome new shaliach

December 3, 2015 by  

In a first for New South Wales, the Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) and Emanuel School have appointed a Shaliach at both institutions in 2016. Read more

New leadership for AUJS

October 6, 2015 by  

Michael Fisher, a commerce/law student at Melbourne’s Monash University, and the AUJS National Treasurer in 2015, has been elected as National Chairperson for 2016. Read more

Commemorating Yitzhak Rabin

September 19, 2015 by  

The Melbourne Jewish community will gather next month to remember his life and legacy of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin z”l.  Read more

Malcolm meets AUJS

September 17, 2015 by  

A delegation of 50 AUJS students from around Australia has visited Canberra to develop their political knowledge and skills, by meeting with many of the nation’s senior leaders in Parliament House…including Malcolm Turnbull days before he became Prime Minister. Read more

50 years of AUJS Academy

August 7, 2015 by  

Naomi Dorevitch still clearly remembers when she was just four-years old, waving goodbye as her grandmother boarded a boat that was to take her Safta to Israel. She pleaded with her father who promised that when she was finished school she could visit her Safta. So it came to be that thirteen years later, in 1964, she joined the first Academy group of students from Australia to Israel. Read more

Register for AUJS Aviv

June 14, 2015 by  

Registrations for AUJS Aviv are now open and, as a special bonus, if you register before 19th June, AUJS will pay for your mobile phone use while you’re on the program! Read more

AUJS responds to Jake Lynch

May 22, 2015 by  

Although it is replete with self-serving rationalisations, Associate Professor Jake Lynch’s defence of his conduct at the Richard Kemp lecture on March 11, “BDS and the Kemp affair: clearing up misunderstandings”, represents a significant climb down from the militantly unapologetic support for Lynch’s actions previously proffered by the “Sydney Staff for BDS” group and other prominent figures on Lynch’s behalf. Read more

AUJS visits NSW parliament

A delegation of student leaders from the Australasian Union of Jewish Students has met with parliamentarians and senior political figures at NSW Parliament House. Read more

AUJS up and running

March 13, 2013 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has launched the 2013 academic year with its first Israel campaign. The campaign, entitled ‘My Israel’, is a positive campaign that gives voices to Israelis representing the many diverse communities and groups that exist in Israeli society. Read more

The university facilities you want

February 26, 2013 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students is providing an opportunity for university students and the Jewish youth of the community to participate in a special survey during Orientation Week (O-week) and the first few weeks of university this semester. Read more

Student leaders end world tour

January 23, 2013 by  

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students’ premier Leadership Development Program to the United States, United Kingdom and Israel has ended after five weeks jam-packed with meeting inspiring speakers, lobbyists, academics, politicians, diplomats and leaders from all over the Jewish world. Read more

AUJS Voices Support for Rocket-Ravaged Israel

November 15, 2012 by  

Following the sudden escalation in rocket attacks on southern Israel with more than 150 rockets fired since the beginning of the month the Australasian Union of Jewish Students launched a Facebook campaign called ‘Code Red – Stop the Rockets’ aimed at providing solidarity from afar for Israelis living in fear of the attacks. Read more