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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 ...

Review: Rak Shalom Releases New Album ‘Paradigm’ Worth a Listen

By Dovid Fisher For the Mitzpeh @DovidFisher Filled with joyous tunes, clever mashups and song covers, Rak Shalom’s latest album Paradigm, replete with 13 songs, delivers. The album is the fifth produced by Rak Shalom, a Jewish ...

Controversial comedian provides humor, social commentary

By Daniel Ofman, staff writer, @ofmandaniel South African comedian Trevor Noah generated excitement and curiosity Saturday night at Cole Field House in front of nearly 4,000 fans eager to see the future Daily Show host in action. Back in ...

10 Top Jewish Musicians

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag With the 2015 Washington Jewish Music Festival underway, now is the ideal time to celebrate the Jewish musicians who have had an impact on the history of music. Much like the music festival, ...

“Noah” Causes Controversy

By Matthew Beinart Darren Aronofsky’s latest film, Noah, a portrayal of the Biblical Genesis story starring Russell Crowe, has been met with controversy from Christian and Muslim leaders despite grossing over $292 million worldwide. The ...