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Posts Tagged: National Union of Students

September 5, 2022 10:44 am

UK Student Body Suspends President Accused of Antisemitism

National Union of Students (NUS), a representative student body for UK university students, has suspended president Shaima Dallali, the first time such an action has...

May 20, 2022 4:02 pm

Antisemitism Investigation at UK Student Union Advances as Questions Swirl About Latest Election

The lawyer who will lead an investigation into accusations of antisemitism made against the UK's National Union of Students (NUS) has been chosen, The Times...

April 18, 2022 8:02 am

UK’s National Union of Students to Investigate Allegations of Antisemitism - The National Union of Students in the United Kingdom is launching an independent self-investigation following a number of accusations of antisemitism. NUS made the...

March 2, 2022 4:54 pm

UK Union Slammed for Stoking ‘Division’ by Featuring BDS at Student Strike

The umbrella organization for British Jewish university students criticized the largest student union in the United Kingdom for featuring anti-Zionist activism at its "Student Strike...

May 9, 2019 5:34 pm

UK Disabled Students’ Group Calls Itself ‘Proudly Anti-Zionist’ and Endorses BDS, Drawing Protest From Jewish Peers

The Union of Jewish Students in the United Kingdom expressed disappointment on Wednesday after a representative body for disabled students defined itself as "anti-Zionist" and endorsed...

April 5, 2019 5:07 pm

NUS Candidate Who Shared ‘ISIS Leader Trained by Israel’ Article Rejects Antisemitism Accusations

A candidate for the National Union of Students in the United Kingdom who shared an article claiming that the head of the Islamic State terror...

December 10, 2018 6:17 pm

UK Union of Jewish Students Elects New President, Affirms ‘Proud Zionist Voice’ While Backing Groups Critical of Israeli Policy

The Union of Jewish Students (UJS) in the United Kingdom elected a new president on Sunday, and affirmed its position as "a proud Zionist voice" while extending support...

June 7, 2018 1:20 pm

Leading UK Students’ Union Endorses BDS, Fails to Consider Resolution on Hezbollah Ban

A union representing seven million students in the United Kingdom reaffirmed its commitment to the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel on Thursday,...

March 15, 2017 1:20 pm

Candidate Running for Top Spot of UK’s Largest Student Union Slams Organization for Constant Condemnation of Israel

A candidate for the presidency of the UK’s largest student union slammed the umbrella organization for its constant condemnation of Israel, Britain's Jewish Chronicle reported on...

January 13, 2017 2:03 pm

British Jewish Newspaper Mocks Al Jazeera for Undercover ‘Sting’ Targeting Israeli Embassy in London

The UK’s Jewish News took aim with sarcasm at Al Jazeera on Thursday in response to the Qatari-owned news channel’s undercover "exposé" of the Israeli...

January 1, 2017 10:50 am

10 Notable Campus Stories From 2016

Jewish and pro-Israel students around the world have been facing a deluge of hostile activity in the form of Palestinian human-rights advocacy. This year, through the establishment of The...

December 23, 2016 8:08 am

Jewish Student Leader in UK: Findings of Campus Racism Report Downplaying Antisemitism ‘Especially Disappointing’

A Jewish student leader in Britain expressed dismay over the findings of a racism inquiry that "trivializes antisemitism." Referring to the “Institutional Racism Review” (IRR) -- commissioned by the...

December 14, 2016 2:31 pm

British Government Endorses Parliamentary Report Slamming Student Umbrella Group for Failing Jews, Downplaying Antisemitism on Campus

The British government on Monday officially endorsed a recent report on antisemitism in the UK, slamming the country’s largest student union for "failing to take [the phenomenon across university...

December 13, 2016 6:46 am

Pro-BDS Candidate for Leadership of UK’s Jewish Student Umbrella Group Suffers Stinging Defeat in Presidential Election

An Israeli-born backer of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, who stood as a candidate in the election for president of the UK's...


NASA Astronaut to Celebrate Hanukkah in Space With Felt Menorah and Dreidel

NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli plans to celebrate in space the Jewish holiday of...

Taylor Swift Songs Inspire New Hanukkah Track From Jewish Acappella Group Six13

Six13, an acappella group that makes Jewish-themed parodies of popular songs, released a...


Menorahs in Brooklyn Stolen and Vandalized, NYPD Investigating as Hate Crim...

Multiple public menorahs in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York were stolen and vandalized, according to a spokesman...


Israeli Lawmakers to Forgo Salary Hikes in Show of Solidarity Amid Gaza War...

Members of the Knesset, Israel's parliament, announced on Wednesday that they decided to freeze their own planned pay raises, saying...

Middle East

Israel ‘Expanding’ Ground Operations in Gaza, Military Says

Israeli air and ground forces are stepping up operations in the Gaza Strip, Israel's chief military spokesperson said on Friday, amid reports of heavy bombing of the besieged enclave. Internet and...

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