Pulled Nordstrom Hanukkah sweater not offensive
By Jake Baum
For the Mitzpeh
Political correctness is an essential component of an inclusive society. The concept allows individuals to become conscious of stereotypes and to form our own opinions of the people around us. ...
SHABAM attracts more than 1,600 students to Shabbat meals
By Senaya Savir, staff writer, @SenayaSavir
Every year Jewish Terps all over campus participate in Hillel’s annual Shabbat Across Maryland, also known as SHABAM, where students have the opportunity to experience an intimate Shabbat meal ...
Students react to Michele Bachmann’s conversion comments
By Faye Curran, for the Mitzpeh, @FayeCurran16
Michele Bachmann campaigned to be a presidential nominee in 2012. She has now come back into national news with a different focus.
The former Minnesota congresswoman and presidential hopeful ...
Routes: Day of Jewish Learning attracts 550 attendees
By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1
More than 550 Jews convened in the Robert H. Smith School of Business’s Van Munching Hall for Routes, the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s day of Jewish learning Nov. 15.
SJP compares Palestinian situation to Black America
By Blair Jackson, for the Mitzpeh, @blairacudda
As a part of the Muslim Student Association’s “Unity Week,” Students for Justice in Palestine and the Organization of Prison Abolitionists hosted “From #Palestine2Ferguson,” a ...
The Zangsters are victorious at Kedma dodgeball tournament
By Daniel Chavkin, staff writer, @dchav96
The Zangsters defeated My Kemp Mill in the finals of Kedma’s annual dodgeball tournament Saturday night in the Armory.
The tournament consisted of 17 teams with eight to 10 members each. Every ...
Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew Discusses New $10 Bill
By Dovid Fisher, web editor, @DovidFisher
On Oct. 14, U.S. Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew held a town hall meeting with students to discuss the ideas for the upcoming redesign of the $10 bill. The meeting allowed students to ask questions, ...