day : 01/05/2013 6 results

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Zoe Barth and Josh Axelrod

Senior business major Zoe Barth and junior journalism major Josh Axelrod embarked on a date on April 11, here’s how it went down. Where did you go? Who got there first?  Josh: We met at Yogiberry. She got there like a minute before I did, so when I got there, I just looked into the window and I stared at her for a couple seconds ...

Sadat Forum Sheds Light on Arab-Israeli Conflict

By Ben Strack Students, faculty and guests gathered at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center on April 9 for the release of a book that discusses keeping peace in the Middle East. “The Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace” explores the role of the United States in peace relations between these two groups by examining ...

Summertime in CP

By Kate McNee As the majority of students leave the campus for the summer, various Jewish groups and organizations remain active, providing services and recreational activities for students staying in the area. Jewish students can look out for the following opportunities that will be offered to those sticking around this summer: Hillel:...

Third Annual Hillel Basketball Tournament A Success

By Arielle Gurin Thirty-four teams from across the country joined this university to participate in the nation’s largest Jewish collegiate basketball tournament last month. Sponsored by Hillel, the tournament was part of a weekend full of activities including a communal Shabbat dinner at Ritchie Coliseum, a Shabbat lunch with sports ...

Israel Celebrates the Big 65

By Jamie Weissman  Brought together by strong support and passion for Israel, students at this university honored both Israel’s Independence Day and Day of Remembrance this past month. On April 15, students gathered at Hillel for a night of remembrance and celebration. Starting at 7 p.m., about 250 attendees witnessed a ceremony to honor ...

Students Making Aliyah

By Rachel Barron  For some Jewish students at this university, exciting post-graduation plans include moving to Israel in a process known as “making aliyah.” Aliyah allows Jews to move and settle in the state of Israel, and is a part of the tradition of Jews returning to their religious homeland. For Ilanna Newman, a senior linguis...