Jewish students engage in genetic screening for hereditary illnesses

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By Danielle Kiefer For the Mitzpeh @daniellesusan97 Senior Aaron Solomon has always been curious to learn more about his genetic background, so when he had the opportunity to get screened for Jewish genetic diseases for free, he signed up. “I … Continued

SJP, JSU at odds over Israel Fest 2017

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By Morgan Caplan For the Mitzpeh @m_caplan6 After Students for Justice in Palestine, amongst others, interrupted the Israel Fest events of 2016, the organization has already begun its counter movement to this year’s festival, seeking an end to certain Israel … Continued

Visiting UCLA professor discusses Moroccan Jewish identity, effects of tourism

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By Asia Hester For the Mitzpeh @helloitsasia1 The Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies welcomed Aomar Boum, a socio-cultural anthropologist, Wednesday to discuss the effects of the integral history of Jewish culture and presence in Morocco and other Arab countries on … Continued

Students spread positivity in community on Good Deeds Day

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By Yelin Jung For the Mitzpeh @iamyelin_a More than 125 students spent their Sunday helping their local community, participating in Maryland Hillel’s Good Deeds Day April 2. Good Deeds Day is an international day of service that was started in … Continued

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