day : 05/12/2017 4 results

Peaceful protests in Middle East inspire advocacy at UMD

By Katherine Brzozowski For Mitzpeh @katbrzoz29 J Street UMD presented “Budrus: It Takes a Village to Unite the Most Divided People on Earth,” a documentary about conflict in a Palestinian village, at the Stamp Student Union Monday night. J Street showed the film to start a conversation about the power of nonviolent protest. J Street ...

International conference educates audience about end of Jewish life in Arab lands

By Kaitlyn Hopkins For Mitzpeh @khopkins31 "The Ancient Jewish Community of Yemen and its Emigration" was just one of the lectures that was given at the End of Jewish Communal Life in the Arab Lands International Conference Tuesday. The conference, held in Prince George's Room in the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, attracted a diverse crowd ...

Kol Sasson opens for international conference hosted by two universities

By Mackenzie Roche For Mitzpeh @MackenzieRoche Jewish a cappella group Kol Sasson kicked off “The End of Jewish Communal Life in the Arab Lands” event at Stamp Monday with songs of unification and optimism about the Jewish people. This university’s premier Jewish a cappella group opened the event, which was hosted by the faculty of ...

Uber poses threat Israel’s economic stability, citizens

By Rebecca Piassek For Mitzpeh @rebeccapiassek Last week, the Israeli court ordered Uber to stop operating in Tel Aviv, the first Israeli city in which the company had been conducting a trial of its communal driving services. Together, Israel’s Transportation Ministry, Taxi Driver Union and rival driving service, GetTaxi, won the ...