Kedma WhatsApp group tracks COVID-19 cases
By Nira Dayanim
When COVID-19 cases began to rise at this university, many groups were affected, including the Jewish community. The Kedma board (the leadership of the Orthodox community on campus) quickly realized ...
Jewish clubs prepare for online fall semester
Challah for Hunger board members having a meeting over Zoom. Photo courtesy of Anna Kaplan.
By Ileana Lozano
Students in over 800 clubs at this university have taken a hit from the changes brought by COVID-19, ...
Jew You Should Know: Meira Goldfischer
By Lisa Woolfson
Sophomore Meira Goldfischer says that school has always been her first priority. But as president of Hamsa UMD and a cabinet member of Terps for Israel, no one can accuse her of not being involved in ...
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Danielle Galitzer and Ben Yehuda
By Yakira Cohen
On Sunday afternoon, senior special education major Danielle Galitzer walked into Dunkin’ sporting a hat and sunglasses. Following the instructions on a cryptic email she received last week, she ...
Jew You Should Know: Avital Hirschhorn
By Tori Bergel
The low hum of conversation fills this university's Hillel. A group of girls sits off to the side, hunched over a round table, speaking animatedly to one another. Sometimes they laugh, sometimes they’re ...
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Nadiv Panitch and Kelly Pavel
By Yakira Cohen
After last month’s Mitzpeh Matchmaker participants were nowhere to be found nearly two hours after their scheduled date time, junior computer engineering major Nadiv Panitch and senior neurobiology ...
Despite the cold, JFarm blooms into winter
By Ben Curtis
Although winter is approaching, a JFarm garden outside of the Maryland Hillel building is still blooming in more ways than one.
The JFarm garden, supported by the Hillel club since 2009, is part of ...