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Swiss Union of Jewish Students

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Abbreviation  SUJS
Headquarters  Zurich
Type  National Student Union
Motto  The Union for the Jewish Students In Switzerland
Formation  January 1, 1948; 69 years ago (1948-01-01)
Purpose  Coordinate and represent the Jewish students In Switzerland

The Swiss Union of Jewish Students (SUJS) is the umbrella organization of the Jewish student or young adults unions in Switzerland. SUJS represents the young Jews that are from 18 years old until 35 years old.


SUJS is a member union of the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS) and of the World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS).

SUJS has some strong contact with the Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities


The Swiss Union of Jewish Students has been founded in 1948, since then it has been the main organization for the Jewish young adults in Switzerland.

Main activities

In 2009-2010 SUJS has organized the following activities :

  • Winter International Gathering (WING): Wing is an event built by the collaboration between the Union of Young Adults in Italy, the JDC and SUJS. This event brings since now 4 years about 270 young Jewish people from the ages of 18 until 35.
  • March of the Living (MOL): MOL is a very emotional and important event that brings people, mainly young adults, from all around the world to Poland in order to commemorate the victims of the Shoah. SUJS participated with 15 of its members to the 2010 edition.
  • Demonstration against the show of an antisemitic humorist in Geneva : Dieudonne is an antisemitic humorist and SUJS with the CICAD held a demonstration to protest against his performance.

    ADEIG stands for Association Des Etudiants Israelites de Geneve, they are active in the region of Geneva and are often working on programs at the United Nations in Geneva.

    Their website is


    ALEJ stands for Association Lausannoise des Etudiants Juifs, they are active in Lausanne and all the region (Canton de Vaud).

    This union is in charge of the Jewish students in three main schools, the EPFL, the UNIL and the EHL. This makes a total of 100 to 130 Jewish students.

    Their website is


    Jewpoint is an organization that organizes activities for the students and young adults of Basel and the region.


    - VJSSG


    - VJSZ

    Umbrella organizations

    - European Union of Jewish Students

    - World Union of Jewish Students



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    Swiss Union of Jewish Students Wikipedia

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