Israel themed Shabbat dinner helps students connect
By Dovid Fisher, for the Mitzpeh, @DovidFisher
Maryland Hillel's Israeli-themed Shabbat Dinner took place during Israel Week and gave students an opportunity to celebrate Israel in an intimate setting. Courtesy of Nurit Eitan.
Jewish students from various backgrounds enjoyed an Israel-themed dinner at Hillel on April 24.
Over 150 join AEPi’s ‘Walk to Remember’
By Rachel Askinasi, for the Mitzpeh, @raskinasi
The brothers of Alpha Epsilon Pi revived a national tradition April 16 and walked through campus to honor Holocaust Remembrance Day and help make sure that people never forget.
After a four year lull, Alex Spector, president of the AEPi chapter at this university, decided to start the ...
IDF soldier Izzy Ezagui speaks with UMD students
By Daniel Ofman, staff writer, @OfmanDaniel
Izzy Ezagui, an Israel Defense Force volunteer from Miami who later became a one-armed squad commander, spoke at Van Munching Hall on April 27 about the importance of taking an active role in supporting and defending the State of Israel.
As students shuffled into the hall, Ezagui sat calmly in ...
Students host discussion to remember the forgotten
MICA and Hamsa spark discussion about the Nazi persecution of the queer and Jewish communities
By Camille Chrysostom, for the Mitzpeh, @Mitzpeh
The office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA) sponsored an event Wednesday, April 15 to remember the persecuted Queer and Jewish victims of the Holocaust in honor of ...