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International Programs

AUJS International Programs offers a veriaty of fun

political and educational trips to Israel and other

destinations around the world.

Susan Wakil Fellowship

The SWF is a year round Leadership Program.

If you’re looking for something different, this is for you.

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If you want to interact with Jewish students, attend social events, get active in leadership, or just have a place to call home, AUJS is here for you .Find out what AUJS has to offer.

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TAP, The AUJS POD

The AUJS Pod  (TAP), features different speakers who specialise in different areas of the Jewish world, from Zionism to leadership, to the diaspora, and more!

The AUJS Pod is live now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music and more!
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Are you looking to get in touch with your peers from your student days?

Many AUJS Alumni have proceeded to distinguish themselves in the law, politics, medicine, communal involvement, and a range of other endeavours.

If you are interested in learning about AUJS’ history or helping to rejuvenate AUJS Alumni, please sign up here and we will get back to you.

Want to know what AUJS is doing on and off-campus? If you’re a parent, alumnus, or another interested member of the Jewish community, you can stay in touch with AUJS by joining our AUJS Friends network at our Facebook group: Alumni Connects

Connect - Read our latest blog posts

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.

Connect Blog - Pesach

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.

Connect Blog - Happiness

The Secrets To Happiness

by | Nov 4, 2021 | Connect | 0 Comments

When you google “Happiness”, what you’ll see are a series of self-help and psychology websites with practical advice and philosophies on how to be happier. The surprising fact is that while the research suggests one thing, our collective sense of how to be happy is so far from reality. To find out more, check out AUJS Member, Sofia Majzner’s take on the secret to happiness.

Connect Blog - Religion

The Changing Role Of Religion In Australia

by | Oct 7, 2021 | Connect | 0 Comments

According to the 2016 Census, 38.7% of Australians aged 18-34 claim to have no religion. What impact is this rise in secularisation having in Australia? AUJS Member, Lachlan Corne, explores this issue in his piece, The Changing Role of Religion in Australia.

AUJS Latest News

AUJS’s New Podcast

TAP, 'The AUJS Podcast' is a new AUJS Podcast hosted by Paris Enten and Noah Loven. You can listen to Tap anywhere you listen to podcasts and discover fascinating conversations with key members of the Jewish...

Politics & advocacy

THE Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) held a youth and polities networking evening at law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler (ABL) of young leaders across different multi-faith communities and the political spectrum in Victoria.  

‘Blatantly antisemitic’ motion rescinded

UNDER threat of legal action. the University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) has rescinded a motion that was labelled "blatantly antisemitic" when it passed in late April.

Candidates face the youth

the Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS), Australian Zionist Youth Council (AZYC) and The AJN hosted the AUJS Great Debate for the electorate of Macnamara on Sunday night.   

Empowering a new generation of Jewish leaders

Gabi Stricker-Phelps and Timnah Baker, the Susan Wakil Fellowship Directors write about Hannah Arendt - one of history's most influential thinkers.

When you think university, think AUJS

Students at the AUJS Leadership Training Summit 202

Jewish Students Heckled

USYD student Gabrielle Stricker-Phelps was heckled and silenced by others in the SRC meeting

It’s set to be a challenging year on campus

 Back to Uni   Students returning to campus at the start of the year is always an exciting period. Despite their enthusiasm, Jewish students face many challenges as a result of the year's beginning hostile activities, such as the boycott of the Sydney Festival,...

AUJS Executive Committee Elected for 2021

AUJS Executive 2021 After our first-of-its-kind Zoom AGM, AUJS is proud to announce the new AUJS Executive Committee for 2021! AUJS NSW President Gabrielle Agosin will take the reins from Joshua Kirsh as AUJS President, whilst AUJS VIC Jewish Engagement Officer...

AUJS Leadership Development Program

Training Tomorrow's Leaders An Australian Jewish News article commented on by Rebecca Connors. She was a participant on LDP in 2019/20 and is the Political Affairs Director for Victoria in 2020.

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