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D.C. Jewish Community Center Has Much to Offer

By Karina Shedrofsky Located only 25 minutes away, but almost unheard of to the Jewish students of the University of Maryland, is the Washington, D.C. Jewish Community Center, a real hub for Jewish cultural, educational, and community service ...

UMD student creates local girls empowerment group

By Alessia Grunberger After spending time with a girls empowerment group in Ecuador and learning about the country’s educational opportunities, Reby Silverman knew she wanted to start her own student group when she returned to Maryland. ...

Community Service Opportunities in Abundance Over Winter Break

By Catherine Sheffo January provides students with a break from classes and assignments, but community service doesn’t have to take a back seat during the holiday season. The winter holidays are often the hardest time of the year for those ...

Historic D.C. synagogue offers entertainment and services

By Jeremy Snow When visiting the 6th & I Historic Synagogue, named for its address in downtown Washington, D.C., one may first notice the enormous sanctuary where some pray or have a quick discussion with the rabbi. However, stay longer and ...

Fit and Frum: Two Orthodox Women’s Journey to Health

By Alicia McElhaney As bikini season approaches, men and women alike are hitting the gym, working out, toning up and eating clean in order to look great on the beach for spring break and beyond. Abundant tips can be found in magazines and online ...