New group seeks to start interfaith dialogue
By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58
The university’s Office of Multicultural Involvement & Community Advocacy introduced a new club this semester called Live the Questions, which focuses on interfaith discussions between ...
Students support Sharsheret one cupcake at a time
By Jamie Weissman, staff writer, @JamieWeissman
It was a quiet Sunday afternoon at the University of Maryland Hillel when war broke out. Cupcake Wars, that is.
On Feb. 22, Hillel and Alpha Epsilon Phi joined forces to host Cupcake Wars, an ...
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 ...
Jew You Should Know: Rachel Hochheiser-Schwartz
By Senaya Savir, staff writer, @SenayaSavir
Hillel staff welcomed an additional member to their team this past December. Rachel Hochheiser-Schwartz, originally from Potomac, Md., is serving as the new Maryland Hillel leadership consultant....
“Beauty is Power” – Feminism in the Megillah
by Michele Amira
Esther is the Beyoncé of the Megillah — the Queen B of the Talmud. If she were around today, Kanye West would appear demanding that she win the whole Megillah.
But Esther isn’t the ...