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Avirah adds auditions, welcoming new member

Blake Townsend For Mitzpeh @blaket888  Avirah, the Israeli dance company at this university, hosted an unprecedented spring audition on Feb. 9 at STAMP Student Union, welcoming a new member to the group. Matthew Kaminow, a senior material ...

Jewish a cappella groups leave audition season empty-handed

  By Ella Sherman For Mitzpeh @umdmitzpeh As the audition process comes to a close, the three Jewish a cappella groups at this university have decided to hold off on recruiting new members until next fall. However, February ...

Jewish student channels pain into music

By Yonathan Shimelis @Youngteamyon For Mitzpeh Rapping started as a hobby, but now Gabriel Felsher uses rap as an outlet for his painful experiences.  “Since freshman year I’ve always loved rap. A friend showed me one of J. Cole’s ...

Sacha Baron Cohen makes political strides

Jade Barton @Jadecbarton7 For Mitzpeh Sacha Baron Cohen has spent the last two decades of his career in character, but it wasn’t until last November at the Anti-Defamation League’s 2019 Never is Now Summit on Anti-Semitism and Hate ...

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 ...