day : 05/11/2015 6 results

Local brand offers kosher deliveries by CEO

By Eliana Block, for the Mitzpeh, @ElianaBlock Mark Travis believes in retirement, so strongly that he left his job of 23 years at Corporate Benefit Partners to make sure parents have one. How? By cutting food costs racked-up by college kids. “I spent a year reading about the $1 trillion college debt, and I just decided I had to do ...

Students want more kosher options at Rt. 1 TargetExpress

By Daniel Chavkin, staff writer, @dchav96 The dairy aisle at TargetExpress displays an array of cheese. The new Route 1 establishment carries some kosher items, but kosher-certified meats and cheeses are still a 20-minute car ride away. Dovid Fisher/Mitzpeh In July, the opening of a TargetExpress along Route 1 above the Landmark apartm...

Student group holds vigil for terror victims

By Senaya Savir, staff writer, @SenayaSavir The Maryland Israel Coalition organized a vigil on McKeldin Mall on Oct. 19 to bring the Jewish community together to commemorate those who lost their lives during the unrest in Israel. “We need to condemn bigotry, hatred and incitement, and move forward with thoughts of peace as a communi...

Jewish a cappella showcase draws 900

By Chuck Dobrosielski, for the Mitzpeh, @chuckdobro Maryland Hillel held its second annual “A Cappella Showcase Fundraiser” Oct. 17 at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, with around 900 people in attendance. “It was an amazing opportunity to show off the students and bring the community together,” said Shuli Tropp, ...

GIIS honors Rabin with Middle East talk

By Blair Jackson, for the Mitzpeh, @blairacudda In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination, the Gildenhorn Institute of Israeli Studies (GIIS) hosted its annual Dubin Lecture as a discussion on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, current crises and the future of the Middle East. The ...

The Purple Line: What to expect and when

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 As a civil engineering major, I sometimes like to inform people around me of random civil engineering-related facts. From now on, I will research a planned or in-progress construction project on the campus each month and report on how it will affect students. The month’s feature is the ...