day : 05/12/2018 4 results

Hillel hosts barre class to promote physical, spiritual health for Jewish women

By Brogan Gerhart Copy editor @BroganGerhart   To celebrate the message behind Rosh Chodesh, female students at Hillel participated in a barre class and discussion Monday evening to celebrate the feminine body and spirit. Annie Weishaar, an instructor from OpenBarre Studios in College Park, led 21 women in a warm-up and ...

Observant Jewish students struggle as finals week approaches

By Hallie Kay For Mitzpeh @TheHallieKay   Finals are just around the corner, and students all over this university are beginning to prepare: making study guides, going to office hours and hunkering down for the weeks ahead. For observant Jewish students, this time may be difficult. Many observant Jewish students at this ...

Ultimate Frisbee player Jesse Vaknin shares his love for the game and his team

By Annie Archer For Mitzpeh @anniearcher98   Jesse Vaknin has been playing ultimate Frisbee since freshman year of high school, but he’s not doing it just to polish his skills. Vaknin, a sophomore government and politics major, is a player on this university’s B team for the ultimate disc club. He first discovered his ...

JSU welcomes all to Mardi Gras semi-formal

By Haleigh Whisted For Mitzpeh @HaleighWhisted   The Jewish Student Union hosted its annual semi-formal on Thursday with a Mardi Gras theme and a goal of bringing a community of diverse students together right before the Hanukkah festival. Hanukkah “celebrates the strength of the Jewish people and signifies a time to build ...