From the Archives: Illumination and Dedication (Dec. 1989)
By Rabbi Laurence Glestein
One of the most widely celebrated holidays on the Jewish calendar is the festival of Chanukah, which will be observed this year from the evening of December 22 until sundown December 30. What is the meaning of this festival?
On a simple level Chanukah commemorates the ancient military victory of the Jewish Hasmon...
Hillel provides opportunity to watch NBA’s first Israeli player
By Ben Cooper
For the Mitzpeh
With the National Basketball Association season now well underway, Maryland Hillel students attended the Washington Wizards game versus the Sacramento Kings on Nov. 28.
The trip, organized by Israeli Fellow Shira Gabay and Hillel Programs/Operations Associate Alyssa Silva gave students the chance to ...