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Jew You Should Know: Jesse Krantz

By Jamie Weissman Navigating through a big university can be challenging. But between becoming Vice President of his fraternity, joining the Investment Banking club and being inducted into Order of Omega, sophomore finance and biochemistry major ...

Kosher Restaurants in the DC/Metro Area

By Hyunjae Ham “This is my second home,” says Miriam Zuares, a 74-year-old Israeli immigrant with a thick accent. Miriam, a retired caterer, has been a Nut House Pizza regular for fifteen years. Located in Wheaton, Nut House Pizza does not use ...

The Maccabeats transform song into anti-bullying message

By Elyssa Morris Bullying is a very unique message that is not typically thought of when Hanukkah comes to mind. This holiday season the signers of the group, The Maccabeats, an all-male Jewish a cappella group, tackled the seriousness of this ...

Jew You Should Know: Jamie Weissman

By Amanda Eisenberg Jamie Weissman had a clear idea in mind for a new magazine she wanted to start as a freshman. It took the journalism major one year to develop the concept of The Campus Trainer before springing right into action. “My ...

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Ben Lichtbroun and Rani Howard

By Leo Traub For junior major Ben Lichtbroun and freshman communications major Rani Howard, the anticipation in the air was palpable on the days leading up to their shared blind date on Tuesday, Nov. 12.  Here’s what happened that evening. ...

Shalom Kosher Grocery Store

By Catherine Sheffo With several grocery stores along Route 1, it seems strange to make the 10-mile drive to Silver Spring, Md. on a weekday night, but more University of Maryland students seem to be making the trip to Shalom Kosher before ...

Profile: Not Yo Momma’s Judaism

By Jaclyn Turner College-aged women have plenty of questions about sex, alcohol, healthy eating and body image, and Not Yo Momma’s Judaism has created a forum for women to discuss these issues in a Jewish way. Former Hillel engagement ...

Jew You Should Know: Alli Weiss

By Jamie Weissman Alli Weiss is a girl who knows what she wants. As a junior communications major on the public relations track, Sigma Delta Tau’s Vice President of Philanthropy is devoted to a future working with nonprofit organizations and ...

Thanksgivukkah: Students celebrate two holidays at once

By Bethany Hooper This year, Thanksgiving and the beginning of Hanukkah fall on the same day, Nov. 28, leading some Jewish students at this university to combine the two holidays. This event, also known as Thanksgivukkah, is a rare occurrence ...

Students seek more Kosher options at farmer’s market

By Jaclyn Turner Every Wednesday, the Farmer’s Market at Maryland sets up in front of Cole Field House, ready for eager students to purchase a variety of produce, pastries and meats.  Students can buy items from local farms, which helps ...