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Community Service Opportunities in Abundance Over Winter Break

By Catherine Sheffo January provides students with a break from classes and assignments, but community service doesn’t have to take a back seat during the holiday season. The winter holidays are often the hardest time of the year for those ...

Maryland Hillel showed its support for breast cancer at the 6th Annual ManiCURE for Sharsharet on Oct. 29.

By Allie Fick Manicures were given from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Atrium at Stamp Student Union. Supporters could preregister, and also had to opportunity to walk in and receive a manicure. Students have also been buying the American Apparel ...

Jane Harman talks Israel Security at UMD lecture

By Amanda Eisenberg Former Rep. Jane Harman believes in a few things: securing Israel’s borders, structuring a transitioning government for Syria, and sending love letters to Secretary of State John Kerry. Harman, now the director, ...

Students seek more Kosher options at farmer’s market

By Jaclyn Turner Every Wednesday, the Farmer’s Market at Maryland sets up in front of Cole Field House, ready for eager students to purchase a variety of produce, pastries and meats.  Students can buy items from local farms, which helps ...

New Residence Hall Attracts Jewish Students due to Proximity to Hillel

By Mike Siegel  More than 400 students will be the first ever to call Prince Frederick Hall their home next year. After almost two years of construction, Prince Frederick Hall on South Campus will open in the fall 2014 semester, according to ...

SHABAM! marks its seventh year

By Jeremy Snow On Nov. 22, University of Maryland’s Hillel will be continuing a seven-year tradition of bringing Jews together for one night to share a fun Shabbat dinner with their friends and students. The event, called Shabam, finds ...

Hillel Initiative Facilitates Healthy Living for Jewish Students

By Mike Siegel A college class that teaches students how to cook, exercise and stay healthy and only meets three times a semester seems too good to be true. However, starting this October, Maryland’s Hillel is sponsoring a three-part course ...

Students not taking advantage of health center as flu season approaches

By Allie Fick The University Health Center is now offering flu vaccines for $20, but even with the convenient location and price, not all students are taking advantage of the opportunity. "I'm not getting it because I have never gotten it in ...

Ethiopian Israeli Idol winner Hagit Yaso comes to Maryland

By Clarice Silber Hagit Yaso, the 24 year-old Ethiopian Israeli Kochav Nolad winner, came to perform at the Samuel Riggs Alumni Center on Monday. The event, which was co-sponsored by Maryland Hillel, the Jewish National Fund, TerpPAC, and ...

A Cappella Family Weekend

By Zachary Mellen Hillel’s annual A Cappella Family Weekend saw a larger turnout this year than last year, drawing more than 70 families over the weekend of Nov. 1-3, according to Jewish Student Life Coordinator Seth Finkelstein. Finkelstein ...