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Posts Tagged: NUS

June 22, 2017 3:01 pm
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New UK Student Leader Speaks at ‘Women in Jewish Leadership’ Event, In First Public Appearance Since Election to Head NUS

The incoming president of the UK's largest student group spoke at an event this week promoting gender equality in the Jewish community, in her first public appearance...

May 1, 2017 2:13 pm
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Controversial UK Student Leader Ends Term as NUS President With Shout of ‘Free, Free Palestine’

Malia Bouattia completed her controversy-dogged term as UK National Union of Students (NUS) president with a tear-filled farewell speech that ended in a shout of "Free, Free Palestine." Bouattia -- who lost...

April 26, 2017 11:59 am
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UK Jewish Groups Celebrate Unexpected Defeat of ‘Antisemitic’ Incumbent NUS President Malia Bouattia

Major UK Jewish groups are celebrating the Wednesday defeat of Malia Bouattia -- the National Union of Students (NUS) president who has faced allegations of...

April 25, 2017 12:07 pm
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Candidate for NUS President ‘Very Hopeful’ Organization Will ‘Reject Voices of Hate,’ After Further ‘Horrific Revelations’ of Student Representatives Writing ‘Heil Hitler’ Online

A candidate running for president of Britain’s National Union of Students (NUS) told The Algemeiner on Tuesday he was “very hopeful…we will stand with Jewish...

April 24, 2017 5:01 pm
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Claiming Calls for Israel’s Destruction Are ‘Not Inherently Antisemitic,’ UK Jewish Student Defends Push for NUS to Excise Anti-Zionism From Antisemitism Definition

A British Jewish university student is defending her choice to lead a charge to excise anti-Zionism from the National Union of Students' (NUS) definition of antisemitism, claiming in an interview with The...

April 19, 2017 5:39 pm
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UK Jewish Rep Calls for ‘Massive Reform’ Following Latest National Students’ Union Antisemitism Scandal

As a new antisemitism scandal rocked the UK’s national umbrella student group last week, a Jewish representative -- in a interview with The Algemeiner -- called for...

April 6, 2017 6:54 am
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UK Students Reject Methods, Findings of New Survey on Jewish Campus Life

Jewish students in the UK told The Algemeiner on Wednesday why they rejected the methods and findings of a highly touted new survey on Jewish campus life conducted...

March 19, 2017 6:54 am
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Birmingham Theology Major Hailed by International Jewish Peers as ‘Political Activist of 2016’ Running for Senior Role in UK’s Largest Student Union

A University of Birmingham theology major recently hailed by international Jewish peers as 2016's "Political Activist of the Year" has announced her campaign for a senior role in the...

March 8, 2017 2:38 pm
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Jewish Campus Leaders: Head of UK Student Umbrella Group’s Participation in Conference Backed by Hamas Apologist ‘Not Surprising,’ Given Her Anti-Israel Record

Jewish student leaders in Britain told The Algemeiner on Wednesday they were not surprised that the head of the UK's umbrella student group spoke at a recent conference backed...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Ebay: Israelis Are World’s Second-Largest Online Shoppers

JNS.org - Israel was the world’s second-largest online commerce consumer per capita in 2017 -- second only to China -- according to e-commerce giant eBay. Israelis bought products...

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations'...

World

Polish Jews Reel From Wave of Antisemitism Following Furor Over Country’s...

Poland’s Jews are reeling from a wave of antisemitism as a furious controversy intensifies over Poland’s role in the murder...

Israel

Israeli General Dismisses Iran’s Claim Jewish State’s Invincibility Is ...

A retired IDF general dismissed Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s claim on Sunday that the downing of an Israeli...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Push for UN Action Against Iran on Missiles

Saudi Arabia on Sunday welcomed a draft United Nations resolution offered by Britain, the United States and France that would condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic missiles from...

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