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Kemp Mill to welcome new kosher Chinese takeout restaurant Holy Chow!

By Jamie Kerner For the Mitzpeh @JamieKerner_ Kemp Mill will soon welcome a new kosher Chinese takeout restaurant into the community, and the man behind it is a UMD alum. Holy Chow! will make its debut into the heavily Jewish populated ...

College Park eruv: a border, a loophole, a necessity for Shabbat

By Tom Hart Staff writer @Mitzpeh     There is a border surrounding this university’s campus -- not maintained by a government, but instead by a group of individuals carrying on an ancient tradition. The College Park eruv encircles ...

Pro-Palestine groups lead boycott of Israel Fest

By Jared Beinart Staff writer @Jared_Beinart Rock climbing, camel rides and food were all a part of the festivities on McKeldin Mall for Israel Fest Tuesday, but another notable attraction was the boycott of the festival held by numerous ...

Routes: Day of Jewish Learning attracts 550 attendees

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 More than 550 Jews convened in the Robert H. Smith School of Business’s Van Munching Hall for Routes, the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s day of Jewish learning Nov. 15. The ...

The Purple Line: What to expect and when

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 As a civil engineering major, I sometimes like to inform people around me of random civil engineering-related facts. From now on, I will research a planned or in-progress construction project on ...

Israeli startup Group.Market comes to Maryland

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 The Maryland Free & For Sale Facebook group may be a familiar buying-and-selling platform for many students at this university, but there is a new, international challenger coming to campus....

Students gear up for annual NHBT tournament

By Jamie Weissman, staff writer, @JamieWeissman March Madness may have just come to a close, but for some students basketball season is just getting started. On April 17, the University of Maryland Hillel will host its fifth annual ...

Returning volunteers partake in day of service

By Camille Chrysostom, for the Mitzpeh, @Mitzpeh Maryland Hillel’s Alternative Break (AB) program concluded its welcome back to school week by holding a day of service for AB students March 29. The Alternative Break program at this ...

Bibi speaks at AIPAC amid controversy

By Daniel Ofman, staff Writer, @OfmanDaniel   With record-breaking attendance of roughly 16,000, the 2015 AIPAC policy conference had a palpable aura of vibrancy. From Sunday, March 1 until Tuesday, March 3, the conference had endless ...

Meyerhoff: 40 years and the future

By Brittany Britto   Members of the Jewish community from across the country gathered in Tawes Hall last month for a daylong conference celebrating 40 years of Jewish studies at this university. “Jewish Studies in America: Past, ...