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Third Annual Hillel Basketball Tournament A Success

By Arielle Gurin Thirty-four teams from across the country joined this university to participate in the nation’s largest Jewish collegiate basketball tournament last month. Sponsored by Hillel, the tournament was part of a weekend full of ...

Israel Celebrates the Big 65

By Jamie Weissman  Brought together by strong support and passion for Israel, students at this university honored both Israel’s Independence Day and Day of Remembrance this past month. On April 15, students gathered at Hillel for a night of ...

Students Making Aliyah

By Rachel Barron  For some Jewish students at this university, exciting post-graduation plans include moving to Israel in a process known as “making aliyah.” Aliyah allows Jews to move and settle in the state of Israel, and is a part of ...

Holocaust Vigil: a JSU and Kedma event

By Laura Shaposhnikova “If good doesn't speak, evil will flourish,” said Rubin Sztajer, a Holocaust survivor. Sztajer lived through a period of the worst, most evil crimes against humanity in recent history. He is a man who stands by his ...

HavdaMALLA Rocks The Mall

By Laura Shaposhnikova Students came together on McKeldin Mall in the evening of Saturday, April 20 to eat and sing their way into the upcoming week. Students enjoyed Seudat Shlishit (third meal of Shabbat) and Havdalah (ceremonial end of ...

The Dalai Lama Comes to Campus

By Alexis Jenkins The Dalai Lama will headline The Anwar Sadat Lecture For Peace on May 7 at the Comcast Center. The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism. He is recognized worldwide as a prominent religious figure and won the ...

Sports Safety: Who’s to Blame?

By Arielle Gurin The danger of not knowing when a sports injury is serious was discussed by a panel on Feb. 27 at the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism in Knight Hall. The panelists provided their unique perspective on the matter of ...

Every Second Counts

By Rachel Greenwald This past February, the University of Maryland Senate voted to pass an all-inclusive Good Samaritan policy on campus that has the potential to save lives. Though the Good Samaritan policy has been in effect since 2011, it ...

Zumba with JFGH

By Katie Secret The Maryland Hillel introduced a new way to connect Jewish students with the Jewish Foundation for Group Homes this February. Students gathered at the center to exercise with and get to know individuals with disabilities. The ...

Workshop Helps Future Women Leaders

By Amanda Eisenberg An Indian, an Egyptian and a Jew walk into a room. While this may sound like the start of a tired joke, it is anything but. The Jewish-Muslim Women’s Leadership Initiative hosted 13 women on March 3 for a workshop ...