CTC: campus’ quickest minyan

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By Mollie Higgins For the Mitzpeh @molliehiggins One of the upstairs minyanim at Hillel, better known as CTC, is a place for people to come together on Friday nights specifically attracting those who like to do minimal singing. For Noam … Continued

Terps for Israel lobbies, builds relationships with congressional staffers

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  By Cody Branchaw For the Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Terps for Israel led a group of students to Capitol Hill May 2 to lobby senators and representatives, as the new administration’s rhetoric poses threats to overseas aid and involvement. Fifteen students, … Continued

Wellness Week provides trail mix to encourage healthy finals snacking

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By Evan Silvera For the Mitzpeh @esilvera23 As part of Maryland Hillel’s Wellness Week, students and organizers hosted “Trail Mix Tuesday,” an event that allowed students to make bags of trail mix in an effort to relieve stress from finals. … Continued

Keva V’Kevana provides inclusivity to all sects of Jewish community

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By Morgan Caplan For the Mitzpeh @m_ caplan6 Keva V’Kevana (KVK) Partnership Minyan strives to provide this university’s Jewish community an inclusive prayer opportunity by combining aspects of both the conservative and orthodox minyan. The group, which meets once a … Continued

College Park eruv: a border, a loophole, a necessity for Shabbat

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By Tom Hart Staff writer @Mitzpeh     There is a border surrounding this university’s campus — not maintained by a government, but instead by a group of individuals carrying on an ancient tradition. The College Park eruv encircles the … Continued

Kedma welcomes four new board members for fall semester

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By Abby Wallisch For the Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh The orthodox Jewish community, Kedma, recently held their semesterly elections and President Aaron Yitzhaky a junior kinesiology major is excited for what the newest board members will contribute to the community and planning … Continued

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