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Eliyahu HaNavi

by | Apr 4, 2023 | Connect | 0 Comments

Chag Sameach Everyone, Each Pesach, we set an extra cup of wine on the table for Eliyahu. It is such a good feeling being able to stand up and stretch our legs, to go...

Nes Gadol Yesh Po – A Great Miracle Is Happening Here

by | Dec 23, 2022 | Connect,Holidays | 0 Comments

Chanukah comes at a strange time for Jews in predominantly Christian countries.
Surrounded by Christmas songs, Christmas trees, Christmas gifts, and non-Jewish friends wishing us a “Merry Christmas”, occasionally adding a “Happy Holidays”.

Tisha B'av

Tisha B’av

by | Aug 1, 2022 | Connect,Holidays | 0 Comments

We are nearing our ‘National Day of Mourning’ – Tisha B’Av (which literally means the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av). It is considered the saddest day in the Jewish calendar, a day in which we typically fast for the duration of the day.

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In G-d’s Image

by | Jun 15, 2022 | Connect | 1 Comment

AUJS member Eliezer salpeter (she/her) writes an interesting article about the Jewish tradition thoughts of LGBTQIA+ people and the creation of Adam and Chava – Male or Female?

Shavuot

Shavuot and Inclusivity

by | Jun 5, 2022 | Connect,Holidays | 0 Comments

AUJS NZ PTS Coordinator, Nathan Levy, writes about Shavuot and the book of Ruth, Kind David and conversion to Judaism. How are they all connected? Read and find out.

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Freedom

by | Apr 20, 2022 | Connect,Holidays | 0 Comments

AUJS WA Jewish Engagement Officer, Amylee Assness, writes about freedom from different perspectives, and what it mean in the Jewish religion.

Connect Blog - Seder

The Seder

by | Apr 20, 2022 | Connect,Holidays | 0 Comments

AUJS NSW Jewish Engagement Coordinator, Arbel Tenembaum, writes about the different rituals at the Seder table and the argument between Hillel and Rabeinu Nissim. What’s your opinion?

Connect Blog - Purim

Purim And Ukraine: A Lesson In Leadership

by | Mar 16, 2022 | Connect,Holidays | 0 Comments

AUJS NSW Jewish Engagement Officer, Adam Marks, writes an eye-opening article about the meaning of Purim and how the story of Ester resonates with the people of Ukraine.

Connect Blog - Shared Table

The Shared Table

by | Nov 11, 2021 | Connect | 0 Comments

AUJS NSW Leadership and Development Officer, Sarah Sack, writes an inspiring article about the power of transformative events and standing up for change.

AUJS Latest News

Call out campus antisemitism

“There is no place for the poison of antisemitism or any type of racism in our universities or anywhere else,” says Jason Clare.

Australian students camp out in pro-Palestine protests

This week, students across Australian universities have joined campuses in the United States to in setting up pro-Palestinian encampments. Students all across Australia are setting up camp calling on their teaching institutions to disclose and cut ties with weapons manufacturers they say are supplying arms to Israel.

Meeting with Jason Clare MP

Press Release - May 10, 2024 Today, key AUJS student leaders had the opportunity to meet with the Hon. Jason Clare MP, Federal Education Minister and Josh Burns MP, to address the troubling escalation of antisemitism on university campuses nationwide over the past...

Watch: Antisemitism since October 7 – Australia and beyond

The Jewish Independent - May 8 2024 Leading experts Katharina von Schnurbein, Dr Andre Oboler and Noah Loven respond to the surge in global antisemitism and post-October 7 environment in this special panel discussion hosted by The Jewish Independent on Yom Hashoah.

Australian students join US university movement with pro-Palestinian encampments

A university-based pro-Palestinian protest movement that has made headlines in the United States is being mirrored in Australia.
Encampments have sprung up at campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra…

Uni Melbourne rally for Jewish students and faculty

AJN - May 2, 2024, By BRUCE HILL Organised by the Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS), both students and faculty spoke about what it’s like for Jews on campus nowadays. Several hundred Melbourne Jews came together to support Jewish students at Melbourne...

Across a university moat, pro-Israel and pro-Palestine groups face off

A narrow moat in the heart of the University of Melbourne became the scene of an uneasy stand-off between its pro-Palestine student encampment and Jewish groups on Thursday.

Inside student camps for Palestine at Australian universities

A movement is growing around the world protesting Israel’s offensive against Palestine in the Middle East. This time it feels different.

‘Simply not safe’: Jewish students feel targeted on campus

A peak Australian Jewish student body says Jewish students are copping demands to declare their political stances at university, while some pro-Palestine students are setting up encampments on campus.

AUJS statement on encampments at universities

Since the horrific attacks of October 7th, Jewish students across Australia and New Zealand have faced an unprecedented increase in fear, intimidation, and harassment. Jewish students have been targeted at university events and demanded to declare their political...

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