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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...