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 ...
Justice For Juniors Holds Justice Forum at Maryland
By Amanda Eisenberg
Justice for Juniors is an interfaith organization that connects students from George Washington University and the University of Maryland to tutor and mentor juveniles in the system. The organization sends 20-plus students into ...
Connecting Jewish Students in Greek Life
By Catherine Sheffo
For Jewish students involved in Greek life, the one-mile gap between Hillel and fraternity row may seem a little smaller starting this semester.
The Jews in Greek Life Fellowship (JGLF), which will help connect students ...
Hillel Seeks Students for 2014 Alternative Breaks
By Zachary Mellen
Hillel is currently recruiting students for its Alternative Break program, which sends Jewish students on service trips over the winter and spring breaks.
The program, now in its sixth year, aims to assist students in ...
Ovo Shakes Up the CP Dining Scene
By Sam Schmieder
Ovo Simply Veggie offers a unique menu filled with vegetarian and vegan options for anyone interested in straying away from the normal meat-fueled restaurants in College Park.
The owner of the restaurant, Derrick Chang, opened ...
Sadat Forum Sheds Light on Arab-Israeli Conflict
By Ben Strack
Students, faculty and guests gathered at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center on April 9 for the release of a book that discusses keeping peace in the Middle East.
“The Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli ...
Summertime in CP
By Kate McNee
As the majority of students leave the campus for the summer, various Jewish groups and organizations remain active, providing services and recreational activities for students staying in the area.
Jewish students can look out for ...
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 ...