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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, ...

MD primaries to take place Tuesday

By Jacob Schaperow Although Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley is due to leave office next January, the Maryland gubernatorial election this year is not without an incumbent as Antony Brown, lieutenant governor under O’Malley, appears to be ...

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 ...