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Ever wonder what goes into setting up Israel Fest? Here’s the rundown.

By Alyson Kay Staff writer @alysonlyn Check out this sped up video of Israel Fest set up! (Music Attribution: Little by Little by Artofescapism. Found on Free Music Archives http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Artofescapism/Promise_of_Time_Upbeat_Themes/Little_by_Little, with license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) The ...

Benjamin Eidelberg: Managing basketball and faith

By Alex Pacinda For the Mitzpeh @apacinda_news For alumnus Ben Eidelberg, basketball has been life since he was three years old. “My parents always watched the game, and so I guess playing from a young age, watching from a young age and continuing that through high school really gave me a love for basketball.” Eidelberg said. It ...

New SGA should combat hateful messages directed toward Jewish community

By Sean Strader For the Mitzpeh @seanstrader13 With a new student government in place for the next academic year, there are many issues it must set its sights on. However, with hostile messages still being posted around campus, maintaining a positive and welcoming environment around this university should hold a place of urgency on its ...

Maryland Hillel hosts Yom HaZikaron ceremony to honor fallen soldiers, families

By Nicole Reisinger For the Mitzpeh @nareising Maryland Hillel held a Yom HaZikaron ceremony Monday night at the Riggs Alumni Center to remember fallen soldiers and civilian victims of political violence. Israel’s Memorial Day is a time of mourning and reflection of the past year’s terror victims and their families with ceremonies through...

Students attend annual Israel Fest, enjoy JSU activities

By Tom Hart Staff writer @Mitzpeh Students and Israel supporters at this university flocked to celebrate and socialize at the eastern end of McKeldin Mall Tuesday for the Jewish Student Union’s annual Israel Fest. About 1,500 to 2,000 people attended from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., proving a more consistent crowd than in previous years, said ...

Pro-Palestine groups lead boycott of Israel Fest

By Jared Beinart Staff writer @Jared_Beinart Rock climbing, camel rides and food were all a part of the festivities on McKeldin Mall for Israel Fest Tuesday, but another notable attraction was the boycott of the festival held by numerous on-campus organizations. This university’s Muslim Political Alliance and Students for Justice in ...