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New fragments of Dead Sea Scrolls discovered

By Nene Narh-Mensah For Mitzpeh @Nene_NarhMensah The Cave of Horror is a fitting name for a place to uncover ancient archaeological secrets.  Israeli archeologists last Tuesday discovered document fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls, ...

Online classes remain challenging for Jewish students

By Mark Choy For Mitzpeh @MarkChoy3 After a year of online classes, many Jewish students at this university still feel that the online experience is not up to par with in-person learning. Halfway through the second full semester of "Zoom ...

Michael Bassin joins Terps for Israel: From college student to IDF Soldier

By Brandie Bland For Mitzpeh @BlandBrandie With passable Arabic language skills on a quest to understand the Israeli-Arab conflict, self-described “proud, pro-Israel American Jew” Michael Bassin got on a plane headed to the United Arab ...

Terps for Israel students connect through Israeli cookbook

  By Michelle Larkin For Mitzpeh @mitzpeh If you’ve been craving homemade Israeli food, or you just want to cook Israeli food because you have nothing else to do during the pandemic, you’re not alone. Terps for Israel students ...

Hamsa club unveils spring semester events

By Nene Narh-Mensah For Mitzpeh @Nene_NarhMensah Hamsa, the Jewish LGBTQ+ and allies student group at this university, announced new events for the spring semester, including a new round of Nice Jewish Queer discussions, a game night, a ...

Does great Jewish power imply great Jewish responsibility?

By Mitzpeh staff @Mitzpeh Last month, as the country welcomed the Biden administration to the White House, the Jews welcomed new Jewish representation to the political sphere. Although president-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect ...

NSO Group continues to profit off nefarious activity; Israeli democracy does not

By Aaron Arnstein Opinion columnist @AaronArnstein Throughout its 72-year history, Israel’s groundbreaking technological developments have been well-documented. Firewall software, the USB flash disk and the GPS system Waze would not exist ...

Jewish teens lack influence on social media

Meera Sunil For Mitzpeh @meerasunil With the rise of new social media apps and content comes the rise of influencers. However, one missing aspect of these influences is preventing some from idolizing and following them: representation. ...

The swordfish debate: Is it kosher?

By Emilia Hofman For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Despite being Jewish, my family and I have never been concerned with keeping kosher. Truthfully, a week ago, if someone had asked me if I knew of the debate occurring in the Jewish community in regard to ...

Kedma welcomes new board for spring semester

By Max Boyarsky For Mitzpeh @BoyarskyMax   Although some clubs and organizations at this university are having a difficult time planning events this semester, others are trudging through the obstacles.  Kedma, this university...