A non-Jew walks into a room, has no idea how to get out

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By James Whitlow Staff writer @woltihW Humility can be seen as a through-line in the Torah – a consistent theme throughout – and if I had even a cursory understanding of the book, I might have been better prepared for … Continued

Israel Week Committee members look forward to week of fun, educational events

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By Georgia Slater For the Mitzpeh @georgiaslater13 For over six years, Maryland Hillel has hosted Israel Week, a series of events to explore and celebrate different parts of Israeli culture. This year, it will begin on Tuesday, April 25 and … Continued

Birthright students gather for final sendoff

By Samantha Rosen For the Mitzpeh @samantharosen96 As this university’s students going on Birthright this summer gathered in the Maryland Hillel dining room enjoying Shabbat dinner, they reflected on what they are most excited for during their time in Israel. … Continued

Students celebrate end of Passover with messiah meal at Chabad

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By Gabrielle Kanik For the Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh For almost one-fifth of the students on campus, Tuesday meant the end of the Passover holiday. This year, Passover began at sundown Monday, April 10 and ended Tuesday, April 18 with a traditional last … Continued

Over 25 students contribute to OU-JLIC UMD haggadah for Passover

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By Asia Hester For the Mitzpeh @helloitsasia1 The Orthodox Union’s Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus’s second installment of this university’s haggadah, released Friday, features writings of UMD students that reflect and offer guidance as Passover begins on the evening of … Continued

SJP, JSU at odds over Israel Fest 2017

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By Morgan Caplan For the Mitzpeh @m_caplan6 After Students for Justice in Palestine, amongst others, interrupted the Israel Fest events of 2016, the organization has already begun its counter movement to this year’s festival, seeking an end to certain Israel … Continued

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