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Eliyahu Hanavi

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 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.

Connect Blog - Pesach


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

The Jewish University Experience Survey

The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA), with support of the Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS), the Scanlon Foundation, the Besen Family Foundation and the World Zionist Organization (WZO), commissioned the Social Research Centre (SRC) to undertake the Jewish University Experience Survey.

Statement on Amichai Chikli

As elected Jewish student leaders from different countries representing over 160,000 committed Jewish students at the American Jewish Committee Global Forum, we feel compelled to condemn Israel’s Minister of Diaspora Affairs, Amichai Chikli, scheduled to speak at this...

New shaliach for AUJS

AJN STAFF JUNE 16, 2023 THE connection between Diaspora Jews and the state of Israel is more crucial today than ever, the Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS's new shaliach says. The Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) and the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)...

Multicultural communities rally behind the Voice

The growing nationwide alliance of multicultural groups has issued a joint resolution urging “all Australians to work together to ensure referendum success”.

Statement Regarding the University of Adelaide’s Rejection of IHRA

To our members and the wider community, As you may know, on the 11th of April the University of Adelaide published what they have called a “Statement Regarding Freedom of Speech”. It was in this statement that the University of Adelaide shared that they will not be...

Australian Young Labor endorsed the IHRA working definition of antisemitism

While AYL’s Left faction remained divided and abstained from voting on the resolution, it passed with unanimous support from the Right faction.

AUJS strongly condemns the anti-trans and neo-nazi rally in Melbourne on March 18th

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) strongly condemns the anti-trans and neo-nazi rally in Melbourne on March 18th. We stand in solidarity with the trans community and all those who have been targeted by this hateful and dangerous ideology. As Jewish...

Monash University Adopts IHRA Definition

Monash follows the University of Melbourne, Macquarie University, Sunshine Coast University and the University of Wollongong in adopting the definition

Be Proud to Be Jewish On Campus

‘It is at university where our Jewish identity gets placed into our own hands.’
Preparation for university for most students looks like having to consider what courses they need to take, figuring out where their lecture halls are and meeting new people

The University of Melbourne Adopts The IHRA Working Definition

JEWISH organisations and the wider community have applauded a decision by The University of Melbourne to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism, becoming the first
Australian university to do so.

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