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Dr. Orit Rozin offers new perspective on Suez Crisis, Israeli morale in the late 1950s

By Harrison Goldstein For Mitzpeh @H_Goldstein9   Israeli scholar Dr. Orit Rozin analyzed the events leading up to the 1956 Suez Crisis from a unique perspective while giving a presentation in H.J. Patterson Hall Tuesday afternoon. Rozin, a professor of Jewish History at the University of Tel Aviv, presented an essay with an ...

Mezuzah program provides students with sense of home, identity

By Erin Garry For Mitzpeh @egarry12 Jewish students across campus can receive discounted or even free mezuzahs for their dorms, apartments, and houses thanks to a special fund that supports purchasing a mezuzah from Chabad at this university. The Mezuzah Fund is sponsored by the Helfgott family in honor of Jack Helfgott. Yonatan Helfgott, ...

While SGA prepares to vote on BDS bill, opposition groups fight back

UPDATE: This article has been edited from the original version, which was posted today (Nov. 15) at 12:22 p.m. See corrections at the bottom of the article. By Christian Spencer For Mitzpeh @C_Spencer_   Terps for Israel and UMD College Republicans are working together to oppose a Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) bill ...