History of Maryland Jewish Community 6 results

Jewish rushing on the rise (Feb. 2008)

By Gabi Weisel, Mitzpeh staff writer When Jason Botvinick first arrived at the University of Maryland campus in fall 2007, he was unsure if he wanted to be a part of Greek life. After going to the Chabad House and seeing pictures of the ...

Football team gearing up (Sept. 1983)

By Ron Grodzinsky The RSPS (Red Sea Pedestrian Society), the University of Maryland Hillel Flag Football team, opens their season this year with new philosphy, and high hopes. After a difficult season last year, zero wins and four defeats, ...

Non-Jewish Mitzpeh members

By Daniel Ofman Staff writer @OfmanDaniel What are some characteristics that one would look for in the editor-in-chief of a Jewish newspaper? At Mitzpeh, being Jewish hasn’t necessarily been one of those characteristics. This publication ...

Former editors reflect on Mitzpeh’s 32-year history, look forward to publication’s future

By Jacqueline Hyman & Daniel Ofman Opinion editor, staff writer @jacqbh58, @OfmanDaniel In the early 1980s, a publication called Ha Koach died out and left the University of Maryland without a Jewish newspaper; thus Mitzpeh was born. F...

’95 graduate continues career in journalism at NIH Record

By Jacqueline Hyman Opinion editor @jacqbh58 Not everyone stays in their studied field after college, but former Mitzpeh editor Dana Talesnik (Steinberg) is still going strong in journalism, writing and editing at the NIH Record. As a staff ...

Exam policy clarified (Sept. 1989)

Campus Jewish students are reminded of the University policy governing absences and the administration of examinations and tests on religious holidays. Under University policy, students are excused from absences which result from religious ...