day : 27/04/2017 3 results

A non-Jew walks into a room, has no idea how to get out

By James Whitlow Staff writer @woltihW Humility can be seen as a through-line in the Torah – a consistent theme throughout – and if I had even a cursory understanding of the book, I might have been better prepared for Kedma’s Jewish-themed escape the room challenge. But on the overcast evening of April 22, I was not. I am categorically, ...

Mekonen screening brings unique perspective to campus

By Rachel Kalusin For the Mitzpeh @rkalusin “Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew,” a movie by Jerusalem U, was screened at the Stamp Student Union on April 26 as a part of Israel Week. Chloe Valdary, director of partnerships and outreach in Jerusalem U, is touring with the film. She spoke about her love for Israel and the Jewish culture, ...

Jewish students engage in genetic screening for hereditary illnesses

By Danielle Kiefer For the Mitzpeh @daniellesusan97 Senior Aaron Solomon has always been curious to learn more about his genetic background, so when he had the opportunity to get screened for Jewish genetic diseases for free, he signed up. “I have an interesting background, where my mom is an Ashkenazi Jew, and my dad's Chinese and might have ...