April 2015 11 results

Take advantage of interesting Gen-Eds: advice from a rising senior

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 With course registration coming up, it is time to set up advising meetings and print those four-year plans. However, there is another crucial component of course registration — talking to your ...

Examining American Jews’ role in Israeli politics

By Jacqueline Hyman & Jacob Schaperow Opinion editor, editor-in-chief @jacqbh58, @jschap1 (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.cre...

Recent sexual assault cases on college campuses increase, do not stand idly by

By Ori Gutin, for the Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Let’s be blunt: one rape occurs on a college campus in America every 21 hours; one in four college women will be the victim of sexual assault during their academic careers, and college-aged women are ...

Jew You Should Know: Joshua Bloch

By Daniel Chavkin, Staff writer, @dchav96 Everybody has a hobby, but freshman aerospace engineering major Joshua Bloch went one step further. When he is not studying or attending services, Bloch solves Rubik’s Cubes as fast as he can. This ...

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Shira Movsas & Jacob Sloyer

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag I scream. You scream. Mitzpeh Matchmaker screams for ice cream. That’s why this month’s Mitzpeh Matchmaker blind date couple, freshman biology major Shira Movsas and junior marketing and ...

Stipend-for-study: Rabbis, participants reflect on goals for Jewish learning programs

By Senaya Savir, staff writer, @SenayaSavir (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a....

Seniors hope to host monthly themed Shabbat dinners

By Senaya Savir, staff writer, @SenayaSavir Earlier this semester, seniors Max Cohen and Nathan Wasserman organized a Hunger Games-themed Shabbat meal. They hoped to begin a trend of seniors hosting monthly dinners to enhance the Hillel Shabbat ...

Pre-Passover, kosher diner emphasizes meat days

By Camille Chrysostom, for the Mitzpeh, @Mitzpeh Maryland Hillel, the home to kosher dining at this university, recently made changes to its Tuesday lunch menu in order to test out different dining options for students on its meal plan. ...

Returning volunteers partake in day of service

By Camille Chrysostom, for the Mitzpeh, @Mitzpeh Maryland Hillel’s Alternative Break (AB) program concluded its welcome back to school week by holding a day of service for AB students March 29. The Alternative Break program at this ...

Guy Ziv talks about the Israeli elections

By Harris Blum, for the Mitzpeh, @Harris_Blum Students and faculty interested in Israeli politics heard Guy Ziv, a foreign policy professor at American University and this university, discuss the results of the Israeli elections and their ...