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Sacha Baron Cohen makes political strides

Jade Barton @Jadecbarton7 For Mitzpeh Sacha Baron Cohen has spent the last two decades of his career in character, but it wasn’t until last November at the Anti-Defamation League’s 2019 Never is Now Summit on Anti-Semitism and Hate ...

Terps share a Laugh with Lovitt

By Sarah Dilworth For Mitzpeh @worthsomedills Comedian Benji Lovitt performed for over 80 students over Zoom on Nov. 5 as part of a Terps for Israel event, uniting comedy lovers from Hillel Montreal, Tulane University for Israel, GW ...

Rak Shalom shines with Broadway actor Adam Kantor

  Judith Altneu For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Rak Shalom, a Jewish, co-ed a cappella group at this university, sang Kol Nidre background vocals for Adam Kantor, a Jewish Broadway actor, at Hillel International’s virtual High Holiday ...

Kol Sasson releases “Quarantunes” amid coronavirus restrictions

Kol Sasson members singing on Zoom. Photo courtesy of Kol Sasson.  @courtney_cohn By Courtney Cohn Features Editor Kol Sasson, an a capella group at this university, is releasing online “Quarantunes” performances for their ...

Stewart Satisfies Students’ Appetites for Laughs (Oct. 13, 1999)

By Jessica Zelig & Lauren Berger The Jewish Student Union (JSU) and Student Entertainment Events (SEE) co-sponsored an event which brought comedian and actor Jon Stewart to campus Sunday evening, Oct. 10. JSU/SEE Liaison Rena Arnon said, ...

Hillel to stage adaptation of Anne Frank (Nov. 1989)

By Talia Greenberg The Diary of Anne Frank is a difficult play both to watch and to perform. The audience is presented with two hours that represent years in the lives of a group of people – hitherto strangers – who are forced to live in ...

7 things most University of Maryland students do not know about Israel Fest

By Alexa Silverberg, for the Mitzpeh, @mitzpeh After interviewing my fellow University of Maryland students and asking what their opinions were on the upcoming event, Israel Fest, I noticed there were details regarding the event that most ...

Finding meaning through slam poetry: Sermon Slam brings forth deep Jewish experiences

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1   The Prince George’s Room of this university’s Stamp Student Union looks more like a New York comedy club at night with its microphone set up centered in front of a dimly lit brick ...

Stewart satisfies students’ appetites for laughs (Oct. 1999)

By Jessica Zelig and Lauren Berger, Mitzpeh staff writers The Jewish Student Union (JSU) and Student Entertainment Events (SEE) co-sponsored an event which brought comedian and actor Jon Stewart to campus Sunday evening, Oct. 10. JSU/SEE ...

Review: Kol Sasson’s New Album ‘Low Grade Fever’ a Hit

By Dovid Fisher For The Mitzpeh @DovidFisher Kol Sasson’s new album Low Grade Fever is a full of passion and joyous voices. The album features the Jewish a capella group’s latest covers of songs. I got my hands on this 12 song a ...