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.
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 ...