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Schitt’s Creek makes history at the Emmys

By Ashlynn Shumer @Mitzpeh For Mitzpeh The 72nd Emmy awards aired on Sep. 20, and by the end of the night, there was a clear front-runner. Schitt’s Creek, the hit comedy series, swept all seven comedy awards, including Best Supporting ...

Avirah rises above the pandemic’s challenges

By Angel Gingras @GingrasAngel For Mitzpeh Avirah, the Israeli Dance Company at this university, is dancing to the beat of a new rhythm this semester: COVID-19 restrictions. Since being revived in 2013, Avirah is one of the university...

Rak Shalom shines with Broadway actor Adam Kantor

  Judith Altneu For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Rak Shalom, a Jewish, co-ed a cappella group at this university, sang Kol Nidre background vocals for Adam Kantor, a Jewish Broadway actor, at Hillel International’s virtual High Holiday ...

Mezumenet is (Challah) back with new album

@Mitzpeh By Gabrielle Goldman For Mitzpeh This university’s female Jewish a cappella group, Mezumenet, just released a vibrant new album, Imperium.  Imperium ​features various genres, from the rock Panic! at the Disco medley, to ...

Kol Sasson releases “Quarantunes” amid coronavirus restrictions

Kol Sasson members singing on Zoom. Photo courtesy of Kol Sasson.  @courtney_cohn By Courtney Cohn Features Editor Kol Sasson, an a capella group at this university, is releasing online “Quarantunes” performances for their ...

Ephrat Asherie (USA): Odeon brings underground dance to the stage

By Mohan Xu Staff writer @XuMohan1  Ephrat Asherie Dance performed a live music performance to show the relationship between music and dance. Ephrat Asherie (USA): Odeon attracted more than 200 people at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts ...

“Noises Off” presents the chaotic production process behind live theater

By Mohan Xu Staff writer @XuMohan1 More than 100 people flocked to The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center’s Kay Theater at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23, to see what took place on (and behind) the stage in the show “Noises Off.” “Not ...

Four Jewish performing arts groups at UMD bring new plans to a new year

By Mohan Xu For Mitzpeh @XuMohan1 There are four main Jewish performance groups at this University: Avirah, Rak Shalom, Kol Sasson and Mezumenet. Each semester, all of these groups have big plans. Avirah is the Israeli dance company at ...

Ometz entertains students with its first movie night

By Krissy Harris For Mitzpeh @KrissyPrances21 The game room at the Maryland Hillel center transformed into a movie theater of sorts Saturday night. It was Ometz’s first ‘Movie Night,’ serving up snacks and showing the Israeli film ...

Disney welcomes its first Jewish princess for Hannukah

By Mohan Xu For Mitzpeh @XuMohan1 Disney will feature its first Jewish Disney princess on Disney Junior's series “Elena of Avalor” during the Hanukkah-themed episode in December. “Elena of Avalor” is about Elena, a teenage ...