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Kosher on wheels: Brooklyn Sandwich Co. food truck comes to Chabad UMD

By Athiyah Azeem Multimedia reporter @AthiyahTA Tired of dining hall kosher food? The Brooklyn Sandwich Company partnered with Chabad to bring a Kosher food truck to this university’s campus. The truck is conveniently located near ...

Make your own hamantaschen!

By Jacqueline Hyman Editor-in-chief @jacqbh58 You could easily buy a pack of hamantaschen in the store, but the pickings at Shoppers aren’t great and it’s a long drive to Shalom Kosher or Max’s. Plus, there's something fun about ...

Jew You Should Know: David Rosenstein

By Lily Rozenstrauch For Mitzpeh @lilischill15 David Rosenstein, a sophomore pursuing a dual degree in marketing and management, lit up when talking about this university’s positive qualities. In addition to the school’s academics, ...

23 years after his death, “The Rebbe” still impacts Chabad movement

By Jackie Budko For Mitzpeh @JackieBudko Affectionately known as “the Rebbe,” Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson led a Hasidic in the mid-twentieth century movement known as Chabad. According to the Chabad website, the movement has ...

Hamsa provides sense of community for LGBT Jews

By Jackie Budko For Mitzpeh @JackieBudko 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 ...

Campus organizations offer students variety of ways to celebrate Hanukkah

Editor's note: In the interest of transparency, it is important to note that Miller is an AEPi member. By Miller Friedman Staff writer @miller_friedman Hanukkah is a holiday that was started to celebrate a miracle. While the Maccabees...

Advisor meets with UMD students considering move to Israel

By Erin Garry For Mitzpeh @egarry12 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 ...

Committee for Jewish Collaboration strives to make Hillel a pluralistic community

By Kaitlyn Hopkins For Mitzpeh @khopkins31 The Committee for Jewish Collaboration is considered by some to be a hidden gem within the Maryland Hillel community. This committee of students isn’t well known but aims to “strengthen the ...

Students in Greek life experience SHABAM as hosts

By Kate Casey For Mitzpeh @katecaseykc 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...

Mezuzah program provides students with sense of home, identity

By Erin Garry For Mitzpeh @egarry12 Jewish students across campus can receive discounted or even free mezuzahs for their dorms, apartments, and houses thanks to a special fund that supports purchasing a mezuzah from Chabad at this university....