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World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS) Biography

Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“The aim of The World Union of Jewish Students is to… promote Zionism, strengthen the ties of Jewish students worldwide with the State of Israel as the central creative factor in Jewish life, and to pursue this through the encouragement of Aliya, strengthening the State of Israel and increasing the ties between the Jewish communities in Israel and the Diaspora.”

“The World Union of Jewish Students Constitution,” 23rd World Union of Jewish Students Congress, Jan. 1996

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The World Union of Jewish Students seeks to unite Jewish students worldwide.”

“About Us,” The World Union of Jewish Students website (accessed Sep. 12, 2006)

Mission:

“The aim of The World Union of Jewish Students is to foster the unity of Jewish students worldwide and to strive to ensure their participation in the fulfilment of the aspirations of the Jewish people, its continuity, and the development of its religious, spiritual, cultural and social heritage.”

“About Us,” The World Union of Jewish Students website (accessed Sep. 12, 2006)

Other:
"The Union is comprised of continental unions, based on five presently existing worldwide regions, which are recognized within the structure of the Union as the following:
Australasia: The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS)
Europe: The European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS)
Israel: The National Union of Israeli Students (NUIS)
Latin America: Federacion Universitaria Sionista Latinoamericana (FUSLA)
South Africa: The South African Union of Jewish Students (SAUJS)
Each continental union is made up of national member organizations that reside within its geographical jurisdiction. The continental union shall represent and act on behalf of its member organizations, and also represent them at all WUJS Executive meetings." ("About Us," The World Union of Jewish Students website, accessed Sep. 12, 2006)