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KosherWine.com offers Jews easy ways to purchase wine

By Miller Friedman Staff writer @miller_friedman For many Jews who keep kosher, buying affordable wine at a regular liquor store can pose a challenge. “Local wineries have a poor selection of kosher wine in my area,” said sophomore ...

Yom Kippur holds weight for Jewish students regardless of interpretation

By Lexi Sugar Staff writer @lexi_sugar Karen Shapiro used to shudder at the thought of Yom Kippur. For her, Yom Kippur invoked feelings of stress and anxiety. Fasting seemed daunting to Shapiro, but when she was given the opportunity to learn ...

Yom Kippur allows students to express their faith

By Jared Beinart Staff writer @Jared_Beinart Jewish people all around the world have welcomed in the new year and have had their fair share of apples and honey, but now comes the time to round up the high holidays with Yom Kippur and reflect on ...

Greek restaurant opens in College Park, can offer kosher-style options

By Jacqueline Hyman Editor-in-chief @jacqbh58 Kapnos Taverna, a Greek restaurant created and owned by Mike Isabella, opened its College Park location Monday underneath The Hotel at the University of Maryland. Executive chef and partner ...

Jew You Should Know: Leah Schaperow

By Grace Mottley Features editor @gracemott17 When senior art major Leah Schaperow accidentally walked into the Art and Learning Center for the first time her freshman year, she never pictured it would become such a significant part of her ...

Freshman Terps attend annual back-to-school camping trip

By Mollie Higgins For the Mitzpeh @molliehigginss About 30 new Terps partook in Maryland Hillel’s third annual Freshman Camping Trip on Sunday at the Greenbelt State Park in hopes of meeting new people and getting involved on campus. This ...

New JLIC couple makes its way into Hillel for fall

By Alex Pacinda For the Mitzpeh @apacinda_news Rabbi Elie Schwartz and his wife, Miriam, will arrive at Maryland Hillel this August to serve as the new Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus couple, but they won’t be alone – baby Schwartz No. ...

CTC: campus’ quickest minyan

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 Weintra...

Campus farmers market offers many fresh, but limited kosher, options

By Jared Beinart Staff writer @Jared_Beinart Every Wednesday, right in front of Cole Field House, this university’s farmers market provides students with a change of pace with a variety of items from fresh produce to unique stands featuring ...

Terps for Israel lobbies, builds relationships with congressional staffers

  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 ...