Let the Hanukkah festivities begin!
By Nicole Wohlberg
Tonight marks the first night of Hanukkah. Many programs are taking place to celebrate the holiday, such as the annual menorah lighting ceremony hosted by Chabad at Maryland in front of McKeldin ...
Does a professor’s Jewish faith affect their students?
By Haleigh Whisted
With about 25 percent of this university’s student population practicing Judaism, it is no surprise that there are Jewish professors too. Religion is a significant part of many lives, ...
Is there a Jewish way to celebrate Thanksgiving?
By Hallie Kay
Thanksgiving, like other holidays, has traditions dating back many years. Jewish holidays typically have some sort of family or togetherness component, whether it be breaking the fast with ...
Are Jews lifeguards because of pikuach nefesh?
By Anastasia Marks
Aaron Kraiman can’t work as a lifeguard on Saturdays at Eppley Recreation Center, but he won’t ask other Jewish lifeguards to cover his shift on Shabbat.
“In Judaism, you ...
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Mikey Pollack and Alyse Messafi
By Kira Cohen
Junior philosophy major Mikey Pollack and sophomore public health science major Alyse Messafi met up at Dunkin' Donuts under Terrapin Row on Nov. 5. Their date was originally set for Nov. 2 at 7-Elev...
Jews You Should Know: Alan Soclof and Daniel Schopf
By Eugene “Jesse” Nash IV
There are two Jewish students on this campus who may seem like humble sports fanatics on the surface, but few know that they come together once a week to produce a sports ...