All posts tagged Australasian Union of Jewish Students

Breaching the boundaries of free speech

Freedom of speech doesn’t mean freedom from consequences; nor does it mean the freedom to belittle or degrade students because of their background, writes Joshua Kirsh.

Furore over Falk visit

JEWISH communal leaders are concerned about plans for Richard Falk, a US academic who has endorsed conspiracy theories and who is widely accused of antisemitism, to visit Australia to speak at the NSW Parliament and at the University of Sydney.

Sydney University’s show of solidarity

THE University of Sydney has expressed its support for Jewish students and staff, after it was revealed last week that a convicted terrorist planned to kill students wearing kippahs on campus.

Antisemitic email targets Phelps

ONLY days into the federal election campaign, the race for the seat of Wentworth has been sullied by an offensive email targeting Jewish MP Dr Kerryn Phelps.

Building Greens relationship

THE NSW Greens will host representatives from the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) at a lunch at NSW Parliament House later this month.

Sparks fly at Macnamara candidates’ debate

Labor's Josh Burns, Liberal Kate Ashmor and the Greens' Steph Hodgins-May addressed a raft of issues at the Great Debate for Macnamara last Sunday.

Election forums – ask the candidates

With both a state (NSW) and a federal election looming, two upcoming communal forums will give members of the community a chance to hear from candidates in two key seats.

AUJS campaign receives international award

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) was recognised on the international stage when the organisation won the Campaign of the Year award at last week's World Union of Jewish Students Congress.

New AUJS executive announced

NEWLY elected Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) 2019 chairperson Josef Wilkinson says he is "looking forward to a really great year with an amazing executive".

Uni SRC condemns AUJS

THE University of Sydney's Student Representative Council (SRC) has responded to the Australasian Union of Jewish Students' (AUJS) complaint about student magazine Honi Soit glorifying a terrorist on its cover – by condemning AUJS.