Yom HaShoah event expresses gratitude for Holocaust survivors, mourns genocide
By Amanda Engel
The Hillel Multi-Purpose Room was full and silent for the majority of the Yom HaShoah commemoration on Sunday. Yom HaShoah is Holocaust Remembrance Day on the Jewish calendar, and between 80 and 90 students attended the candle lighting ceremony.
Aaron Yitzhaky, one of the event’s student coordinators, ...
Volunteers help special needs visitors make cards for Israeli soldiers
By Tom Hart
Students from this university socialized Sunday afternoon with visitors from Baltimore Yachad while making cards for Israeli soldiers in the Hillel multipurpose room.
Yachad is an international organization that promotes the inclusion of special needs individuals into Jewish life, whether at the synagogue, at ...
Birthright students gather for final sendoff
By Samantha Rosen
For the Mitzpeh
As this university’s students going on Birthright this summer gathered in the Maryland Hillel dining room enjoying Shabbat dinner, they reflected on what they are most excited for during their time in Israel.
Birthright Israel, a historical partnership between the people of Israel and Jewish ...