Hamsa provides sense of community for LGBT Jews
By Jackie Budko
For LGBT students, finding a place to fit in on this university’s campus can be hard, which is why Hamsa was created for this sector of the Jewish community.
“Coming in as a freshman, I had a lot ...
Advisor meets with UMD students considering move to Israel
By Erin Garry
Many Jewish Americans dream of moving to Israel for a variety of reasons, whether it be for religious observance, for Jewish heritage, or for employment opportunities, but many find the thought of moving ...
Students in Greek life experience SHABAM as hosts
By Kate Casey
Everything Ilona Ehrlich and James Hackler had been working towards for the last month came together on Nov. 17 when the two hosted a conjoined SHABAM dinner for their sorority and fraternity, respective...
JFarm cultivates environmental consciousness, new friendships
By Jacqueline Chase
The newly revamped JFarm UMD: A Jewish Green Community is open to all students interested in growing plants and learning about the environment while meeting new people. The farm is located in front of ...
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Josh Ashkenazy and Yael Hamburger
By Grace Mottley
Junior psychology major Josh Ashkenazy and freshman letters and sciences student Yael Hamburger met on Oct. 27 at the Stamp Student Union to grab a cup of coffee and chat. While both ...
MEOR rabbi starts podcast to broaden Jewish influence
By Kaitlyn Hopkins
Rabbi Ari Koretzky’s new podcast aims to introduce the Jewish community to inspiring Jewish men and women making a difference in the world.
Titled “Jews You Should Know,” the podcast’s first ...