From The Archives: Stewart Satisfies Students’ Appetites for Laughs (Oct. 13, 1999)
The Jewish Student Union (JSU) and Student Entertainment Events (SEE) co-sponsored an event which brought comedian and actor Jon Stewart to campus Sunday evening, Oct. 10.
Jew You Should Know: Sherry Levine
Sherry Levine somehow manages to do it all: as president of her sorority, head manager of a major club on campus and a part of an honors program, her friends have nicknamed her “superwoman.”
New editor-in-chief aims to expand social and multimedia at Mitzpeh
Dear readers, You may recognize me from previous columns or articles for the Mitzpeh. Before I became editor-in-chief of the Mitzpeh, I was the opinion editor for two years.
MEOR commemorates 9/11 with memorial, hosts annual 5K and welcome BBQ
n Sunday, Sept. 11, MEOR, an organization that supports and promotes Jewish culture amongst students, hosted its annual “Welcome Back 5K Run and BBQ.”
The Orthobox Back at Maryland for NextNOW Fest
This past February, University of Maryland alumnus, Joshua Leviton famously known as “The Orthobox,” went to Los Angeles to perform in front of the judges on “America’s Got Talent.”
360° Video: Hundreds of students attend Maryland Hillel’s opening barbecue
Maryland Hillel hosted its annual opening barbecue today from 5:30 p.m.to 7:30 p.m. and welcomed hundreds of students with music, food and more. See the event from all different angles with feature editor Amanda Engel’s 360 degree views.
Who Are The Two New JLIC Families at UMD?
Two new couples recently joined this university’s Jewish community. The Tsykins and the Hirschhorns were hired over the summer to be the two new Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (JLIC) couples.
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News

MEOR Assistant Director Devora Jaye speaks in honor of her brother-in-law, Mark Rosenberg. Lauren Anikis/Mitzpeh.
Lauren Anikis/Mitzpeh

Senaya Savir

On Sunday, Sept. 11, MEOR, an organization that supports and promotes Jewish culture amongst students, hosted its annual “Welcome Back 5K Run and BBQ.” Read more

Anti-Semitism Panel creates conversation about issues arising in Western World

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Dovid Fisher/Mitzpeh

Jacqueline Hyman

A group of four panelists spoke to this university’s students and community members Monday at 5 p.m. at the Stamp Student Union modern anti-Semitism, highlighting the differences between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism. Read more

Israel Fest disrupted by students supporting Palestine

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Jacob Schaperow/Mitzpeh

Jacob Schaperow

A group of about 22 people marched onto McKeldin Mall waving Palestinian flags and chanting against what they claimed are the crimes of the Jewish state during the Jewish Student Union’s Israel Fest event Tuesday. Read more

Features

Jew You Should Know: Sherry Levine

Sherry Levine, President of Sigma Delta Tau. Photo Courtesy of Rachel George
Photo Courtesy of Rachel George

Alicia Cherem

Sherry Levine somehow manages to do it all: as president of her sorority, head manager of a major club on campus and a part of an honors program, her friends have nicknamed her “superwoman.” Read more

The Orthobox Back at Maryland for NextNOW Fest

Joshua Leviton at NextNOW Fest at the Clarice on Friday September 9. Photo by Alicia Cherem.
Photo by Alicia Cherem

Senaya Savir

This past February, University of Maryland alumnus, Joshua Leviton famously known as “The Orthobox,”  went to Los Angeles to perform in front of the judges on “America’s Got Talent.” Read more

360° Video: Hundreds of students attend Maryland Hillel’s opening barbecue

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Amanda Engel/Mitzpeh

Maryland Hillel hosted its annual opening barbecue today from 5:30 p.m.to 7:30 p.m. and welcomed hundreds of students with music, food and more. See the event from all different angles with feature editor Amanda Engel’s 360 degree views. See videos

Opinions

New editor-in-chief aims to expand social and multimedia at Mitzpeh

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Jacqueline Hyman

Dear readers, You may recognize me from previous columns or articles for the Mitzpeh. Before I became editor-in-chief of the Mitzpeh, I was the opinion editor for two years. Read more

Letter to the editor (and Palestinian protestors)

Dear protesters, Thank you for passionately displaying the effort and pride that you did. Read more

This Passover, make yourself a guest at your parents’ house

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Jacob Schaperow

When I was in Israel during Passover several years ago, I stayed with my mother’s friend’s family. Read more

Need to do your taxes but not sure how? Mitzpeh has got you covered

By Jacob Schaperow

Tax Day is April 18. This is the day tax forms are due to the IRS for 2015. If you have not filed your tax returns already, you may be asking, “Do I need to pay taxes?” The answer is maybe. Read more

From The Archives

Stewart Satisfies Students’ Appetites for Laughs (Oct. 13, 1999)

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Jessica Zelig & Lauren Berger

The Jewish Student Union (JSU) and Student Entertainment Events (SEE) co-sponsored an event which brought comedian and actor Jon Stewart to campus Sunday evening, Oct. 10. Read more

Hillel to stage adaptation of Anne Frank (Nov. 1989)

Performers Phil Shane (Otto Frank) and Tiffany Garfinkel (Anne Frank) prepare for upcoming production. Scott Suchman/Mitzpeh
Scott Suchman/Mitzpeh

Talia Greenberg

The Diary of Anne Frank is a difficult play both to watch and to perform. Read more

Can Judaism survive without its religious foundations? (Oct. 1997)

Volume XVIII Issue 2 cover page, October 1997
Volume XVIII Issue 2 cover page, October 1997

By Megan Wilson

The American Jewish community can only survive if it returns to its religious roots, a leading public policy expert argued. Read more