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Haaretz editor-in-chief visits UMD to discuss liberal news coverage in Israel, US

By Mika Park For the Mitzpeh @mpark718 Aluf Benn, editor-in-chief of Haaretz, spoke at a lecture on Sept. 12 titled “Israel, the U.S., & the Media: Inherent Enemies?” with professor Yoram Peri, director of the Gildenhorn Institute for ...

Chabad kicks off semester with Chinese Shabbat dinner

By Angela Roberts For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh On Friday night, Rabbi Eli Backman and his family opened their home for Jewish students to enjoy a free Shabbat dinner. Although the Backman family hosts Shabbat dinners weekly, their house was particula...

MEOR welcomes Jewish community members with annual 5K and BBQ

By Brogan Gerhart Copy editor @BroganGerhart MEOR hosted its annual 5K and barbecue to welcome this university’s students back on a warm and sunny Labor Day afternoon. The start of the 5K marked the beginning of the festivities as multiple ...

ACHIM program aims to make college transition easier for freshmen

By Lexi Sugar Staff writer @lexi_sugar ACHIM at UMD hosted an ice cream party outside of Hillel Monday night, the program’s first initiative of the year. ACHIM was created in an effort to foster a more welcoming environment for Jewish ...

Students, alumni gather to make sushi, see friends on Labor Day

By Jacqueline Hyman Editor-in-chief @jacqbh58 When most people think ‘Jewish event,’ the thought isn’t followed by ‘sushi.’ But for UMD Chabad, sushi is an annual tradition that allows students to get to know the organization in the ...

Jewish students, faculty gather at Maryland Hillel’s opening BBQ

By Jared Beinart Staff writer @Jared_Beinart   Maryland Hillel kicked off the school year by welcoming members of the campus Jewish community to its annual opening barbecue Wednesday night. Students enjoyed music, food and appearances ...

Meditation Monday kicks off new tradition of Wellness Week

By Alex Pacinda For the Mitzpeh @apacinda_news With the stress of finals fast approaching, Hillel decided to start a new tradition with Wellness Week, beginning with Meditation Monday. A few students gathered in Rosenbloom Hillel Center Shul for ...

Mezumenet ends semester with showcase of new parodies

By Abby Wallisch For the Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Mezumenet, the all-female Jewish a cappella group on campus, finished off the semester with its spring concert May 7. The group showcased songs like “That's What Makes a Jewish Girl,” a parody of One ...

Rak Shalom announces upcoming CD, entertains audience at final concert

By Savannah Williams Copy editor @SavannahUMD “Our mission with our music is to go around and spread the love of Jewish music, and give people a meaningful performance, not just one they’ll enjoy.” That’s senior bioengineering major Noah ...

Kol Sasson celebrates 20th anniversary with songs, slides, speeches

By Savannah Williams Copy editor @SavannahUMD Students and alumni flooded the tiny stage in the partitioned, gray auditorium of the Riggs Alumni Center – singing, swaying, bobbing, beatboxing and generally relishing the opportunity to create ...