Players from across U.S. gather Friday in Xfinity Center to compete for Kiddish Cup
By Senaya Savir
For the Mitzpeh
The National Hillel Basketball Tournament was in full swing Friday afternoon. With games beginning at 8 a.m., the teams fought competitively for the coveted “Kiddush Cup,” on the tournament’s 7th anniversary. Games will continue through Sunday.
NHBT Director of Human Resources Mai Shachi said ...
NHBT begins tournament weekend with night of dancing in D.C.
By Alyson Kay
The National Hillel Basketball Tournament kicked off on Thursday with a "Ballin Out" bar night at the Dirty Martini bar in D.C. to celebrate the start of the tournament.
The event started at 9:30 p.m with most people arriving at 10:30. Approximately 200 people attended the event from different ...
NHBT kicks off with basketball, bagels, inter-collegiate bonding
By Savannah Williams
The sounds of squelching, rain-drenched shoes, requests for directions to the arena and sleep-deprived laughter hailed in the first morning of the National Hillel Basketball Tournament. More than 400 students, 50 teams and 30 universities came together Friday morning to kick off a weekend of competi...
Campus kitchens begin lengthy preparations for Passover
By Alyson Kay
There was no spring break at the Jewish kitchens in College Park. During the week, staff at Hillel, Chabad and MEOR prepared for Passover.
At Hillel, the dairy kitchen gets converted into a Passover kitchen. As a result, Hillel will not serve dairy products during the time between spring ...