Jewish students celebrate second pandemic Passover
By Nira Dayanim
What makes Passover this year different from all other years? For Jewish students at this university, observing Passover during the pandemic for the second time brings unique challenges and new ...
Online classes remain challenging for Jewish students
By Mark Choy
After a year of online classes, many Jewish students at this university still feel that the online experience is not up to par with in-person learning. Halfway through the second full semester of "Zoom ...
Jew You Should Know: Natalie Leinbach
By Angel Gingras
After spending two years on her high school mock trial team, developing a flair for public speaking, Natalie Leinbach came to college with her sights set on a degree that would lead her to law ...
Students celebrate Purim amid COVID-19
By Brandie Bland
A year into a global pandemic and a few days after a campus-wide sequester order went into effect, students at this university enjoyed a time of celebration during Purim.
Shabbat Crew serves meals despite pandemic
The "Shabbat Crew" is serving Shabbat dinner and lunch again now that Maryland Hillel is allowed to host outdoor or socially distant indoor meals. Hillel is the only place students at this university ...
Orthodox community maintains campus eruv
By Paige Maizes
An eruv [air-oov, er-; Sephardic Hebrew e-roov; Ashkenazic Hebrew ey-roov] is an important aspect of Shabbat that the Orthodox community protects and preserves each week.
Co-head of maintain...