The Maccabeats transform song into anti-bullying message
By Elyssa Morris
Bullying is a very unique message that is not typically thought of when Hanukkah comes to mind. This holiday season the signers of the group, The Maccabeats, an all-male Jewish a cappella group, tackled the seriousness of this ...
SHABAM 2013 A Success
By Sara Goodwin
The Maryland Hillel hosted its eighth annual Shabbat Across Maryland (SHABAM) dinner Friday.
Shabbat is a weekly day of rest for Jewish people that starts Friday at sundown and ends Saturday at sundown. A Shabbat dinner is how ...
Terps for Israel sits down with Steny Hoyer
By Adam Barry
It is not an everyday occurrence for a Congressman to take time to sit down with students, but one group at the University of Maryland got that opportunity this semester to talk politics with one of the nation’s leaders.
Visiting Rabbi Joel Alter discusses interpreting the Torah
By Zachary Mellen
Judaism is an interpreted religion, not a biblical one, said Rabbi Joel Alter of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.
Alter held a discussion in the University of Maryland Hillel library Nov. 12 that sought to ...
Jew You Should Know: Jamie Weissman
By Amanda Eisenberg
Jamie Weissman had a clear idea in mind for a new magazine she wanted to start as a freshman. It took the journalism major one year to develop the concept of The Campus Trainer before springing right into action.
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Ben Lichtbroun and Rani Howard
By Leo Traub
For junior major Ben Lichtbroun and freshman communications major Rani Howard, the anticipation in the air was palpable on the days leading up to their shared blind date on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Here’s what happened that evening.