All posts tagged Matthew Lesh

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.

Anti-Semitism at NUS conference

THE Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has condemned scenes of “overt anti-Semitism” at the National Union of Students’ (NUS) national conference in Melbourne last week as an anti-Israel motion was debated.

Appeal against Socialist Alternative ban defeated

LEFTIST group the Socialist Alternative (SA), which was deregistered at Monash University for discriminating against Jewish students, has had its ban upheld at a recent meeting of the Monash Clubs and Societies Council (MCSC).

Socialist Alternative row rumbles on

THE Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has hit out at academics who have signed a letter calling for the reinstatement of the Socialist Alternative (SA) Club at Monash University.

Uni deregisters Socialist Alternative

PROMINENT leftist group Socialist Alternative (SA) has been deregistered as a club at Monash University for discriminating against Jews at one of its recent events.

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Jewish students victimised on campus

THERE are fears for the safety of Jewish students at universities across Australia, following a spate of verbal attacks and harassment, which resulted in at least one student being too scared to go to classes and the Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) suspending activities at one institution.

Jewish students feel the heat

THE Monash University Student Association (MSA) has come under fire after it passed an anti-Israel motion condemning “policies of ethnic cleansing and racial discrimination” last month, with Jewish students claiming they’ve been alienated by the move.

Flag burnings “disgusting”

JEWISH community groups have condemned the burning of an Israeli flag and an Australian flag by pro-Palestinian protesters in the Melbourne CBD.

Anti-Israel protesters burn flags

THE Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has condemned the burning of an Australian and Israeli flag outside the Melbourne office of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) by students believed to be from the Socialist Alternative.

Changing the tone on Israel

PHILLIP Salvador, 24, is a Catholic scout leader and Israeli Air Force veteran. Salma Aboganem, 55, is a Muslim bedouin and former Israeli Defence Forces veteran. Rani Sneh, 25, is a gay Jewish student living in Israel. They may not be household names, but their stories are the focus of a new campaign by the Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS), designed to educate tertiary students about the real Israel.