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  • Berkeley Jewish student union rejects J Street affiliate

    October 11, 2013 | 10:03 am

    The Jewish Student Union at the University of California-Berkeley rejected J Street U for membership for the second time since 2011.

    According the campus newspaper, the Daily Californian, the rejection at a meeting Wednesday focused on J Street U’s hosting of members of...

  • BDS: Frustration, but with hope

    May 29, 2013 | 3:43 pm

    Senate Bill 160, which calls for targeted divestment from companies that profit off of human rights abuses in the Palestinian territories, passed this last week in the University of California, Berkeley, student senate. The debate it sparked left us both frustrated with the broken...

  • Takin’ it to the schools: Outreach efforts go public

    August 20, 2012 | 1:45 pm

    When Rabbi Adam Raskin arrived at Congregation Har Shalom in Potomac, Md., last year, he was determined to reach out to teenagers uninvolved with the Conservative synagogue’s youth activities.

    He approached the principal of Winston Churchill High School, also in Potomac, with a...

  • Class Notes: Jewish Student Union; Limmud LA; Teen rocker Jordan G

    By Julie G Fax

    May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Clubs Drawing Students

    More than 1,500 Jewish students in Los Angeles public and secular private schools attended a weekly Jewish club during lunch hour this year, thanks to the Jewish Student Union (JSU), an independent organization dedicated to bringing a Jewish experience to...