day : 09/03/2018 2 results

Backman’s Corner: What is Shmurah Matzah and other Passover questions

By Eli Backman For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Here are a few insights into Passover and the Seder. Q: How did Passover get its name? A:  Because G-d passed over the Jewish houses during the plague of the first born. 2) Since the Seder table is usually made larger, people can't reach for the items on the table and invariably ask others: ...

Campus organizations come together to address peacemaking over social media

By Ben Cooper For Mitzpeh @ben_coops Members from multiple UMD communities and religious groups facilitated a discussion addressing peacebuilding in our social-media-driven society Thursday afternoon. The “Peacebuilding in a New Age” event was hosted by 10 campus groups, including Maryland Hillel, MICA, the Memorial Chapel and the ...