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 ...
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.
Jewish Students Demand More Study Abroad Options
By Alicia McElhaney
For senior government and politics major Jordan Heiliczer, studying abroad in Tel Aviv was like coming home.
“Being in Israel and Jewish, and having everyone around you who is in the same cultural mindset is great. You ...
Jewish Feminist Student Group Surges in Popularity
By Alicia McElhaney
When senior Reby Silverman and recent graduate Rebecca Krevat first created JFEM, this university’s only Jewish feminist organization, they set out to fill a void felt by students in the Jewish community.
“We felt there ...
Maryland Hillel Wins Prestigious Award
By Amanda Eisenberg
The University of Maryland Hillel is one of five Hillels across the country to receive an award for its leadership model and commitment to enriching Jewish life on college campuses.
“Maryland Hillel won [the Joseph ...
Putting a Religious Spin on Family Weekend
By Gabriel Weintraub
The University of Maryland Hillel is already one of the most thriving Hillels in the country, home to over 6,500 Jewish students on campus, including an average of 500 celebrating Shabbat each week. When you add in parents ...