May 2015 17 results

Fifth annual NHBT features competitive bracket

  By Mauricio Rivera For the Mitzpeh @mnriver90  After a weekend filled with scheduled festivities, prayer services and preliminary games, bracket play began for all Jewish basketball teams from universities around the country ...

Thousands celebrate Israeli culture at Israel Fest 2015

By Mauricio Rivera, for the Mitzpeh,@mnriver90 The Jewish Student Union at this university held its annual Israel Fest on April 28 at McKeldin Mall where students came and celebrated Israeli culture and history with a variety of games and ...

Israel themed Shabbat dinner helps students connect

By Dovid Fisher, for the Mitzpeh, @DovidFisher Maryland Hillel's Israeli-themed Shabbat Dinner took place during Israel Week and gave students an opportunity to celebrate Israel in an intimate setting. Courtesy of Nurit Eitan.   Jew...

Over 150 join AEPi’s ‘Walk to Remember’

By Rachel Askinasi, for the Mitzpeh, @raskinasi The brothers of Alpha Epsilon Pi revived a national tradition April 16 and walked through campus to honor Holocaust Remembrance Day and help make sure that people never forget. After a four ...

Students host homeless advocacy event at Maryland Hillel

By Harris Blum, for the Mitzpeh, @Harris_Blum Two of Maryland Hillel’s social justice fellows hosted a speaker from the National Coalition for the Homeless on April 20. David Pirtle, speaker for the National Coalition for the Homeless, ...

IDF soldier Izzy Ezagui speaks with UMD students

By Daniel Ofman, staff writer, @OfmanDaniel Izzy Ezagui, an Israel Defense Force volunteer from Miami who later became a one-armed squad commander, spoke at Van Munching Hall on April 27 about the importance of taking an active role in ...

Students host discussion to remember the forgotten

MICA and Hamsa spark discussion about the Nazi persecution of the queer and Jewish communities By Camille Chrysostom, for the Mitzpeh, @Mitzpeh The office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA) sponsored an event ...