April 2014 13 results

Israeli law strikes controversy between the secular and religious community

By Elana Dure Although some students disagree as to whether ultra-Orthodox Jews should fight in the Israeli army or not, they agree that the recent law forcing the Haredi community into the draft will only cause more backlash in Israeli society...

UMD student creates local girls empowerment group

By Alessia Grunberger After spending time with a girls empowerment group in Ecuador and learning about the country’s educational opportunities, Reby Silverman knew she wanted to start her own student group when she returned to Maryland. ...

UMD wins fourth annual national Hillel Basketball tournament

By Eli Davis Jewish college students from around the country gathered in College Park, Md., for the fourth annual National Hillel Basketball Tournament. More than 300 athletes and 41 teams represented 30 different colleges and universities ...