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Students sprung by Kedma spring movie series

By Yakira Cohen Features editor @CohenYakira   Some students spend their Saturday nights at the bars. Others choose to study or go to the mall. On three Saturday nights this semester, the Orthodox Jews at this university are cozying ...

Israeli dance troupe spends weekend dancing in Philadelphia

By Jacqueline Chase Staff writer @Mitzpeh Avirah, this university's Israeli dance troupe, attended an Israeli dance workshop in Philadelphia on Feb. 16 and 17. The weekend included a workshop where students learned Harkada, a type of dance ...

“A true pioneer.” Stan Lee, founder of Marvel Comics, remembered for the characters he brought to life

By Gabrielle Hernandez For Mitzpeh @gabrielleviolah   When comic book writer Stan Lee died at age 95 on Nov. 12, he left behind an expansive legacy. Lee co-created some of the most iconic superheroes in pop-culture including Spider-Man, ...

Two ensembles combine to celebrate life of composer Leonard Bernstein

By Haleigh Whisted For Mitzpeh @HaleighWhisted   The University of Maryland College Park School of Music hosted the Fall Choral Showcase last Sunday evening, celebrating famous composer Leonard Bernstein’s centennial, using the ...

Jewish tradition and the arts blend for Hillel showcase

By Haleigh Whisted For Mitzpeh @HaleighWhisted   Students and their relatives attended an exhibition of music, dance and vocals—preceded by homemade food—at the Maryland Hillel Marilyn Allswang Eisenberg (z’l) Arts Showcase ...

Dance troupe leads free Israeli dance sessions for students

By Brogan Gerhart Copy editor @BroganGerhart   Avirah, this university’s Israeli dance troupe, offers free Israeli dance sessions to students at Hillel every month. The sessions are held in the Hillel multipurpose room and ...

Avirah’s Krispy Kreme fundraiser brings them one step closer to Boston

By Annie Archer For Mitzpeh @anniearcher98   This university’s Israeli dance troupe, Avirah, held a Krispy Kreme fundraiser from Oct. 8 to Oct. 19 to support their participation in the Israel Folkdance Festival of Boston. Avi...

Little Shop of Horrors features Jewish student talent

By Eugene “Jesse” Nash IV For Mitzpeh @Jessenassh   Over 1,000 people watched a six-foot tall venus flytrap puppet eat an old man during the opening weekend for Little Shop of Horrors, according to the Clarice Performing Arts ...

NextNOW Fest 2018 brings new, entertaining acts to students at The Clarice

By Hugh Garbrick Staff writer @Ahh_Hugh   The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center was alive Friday and Saturday night with visitors going to performances at the NextNOW Fest, which exposed students and members of this university to ...

Avirah hosts first ever end-of-year Israeli dance showcase

By Samantha Caruso For Mitzpeh @scaruso122 Avirah, the University of Maryland’s Israeli dance troupe, hosted its first end-of-year showcase Sunday evening at the Memorial Chapel. The showcase included six dances, each with their own ...