Spring break in the Mississippi Delta
By Eli Davis
University of Maryland students participated in a Hillel-sponsored alternative spring break trip to the Mississippi Delta that focused on how agriculture, poverty, education and food insecurity affects the area.
Dena Lehmann, a ...
New eligibility rule for Taglit-Birthright sparks excitement
By Elana Dure
Katie Hamelburg, a freshman Jewish studies major, traveled to Israel at age 17 with her high school class. At the time, Hamelburg knew studying at the Alexander Muss High School in Israel would jeopardize her chance of going on a ...
Soda Stream Commercial Causes Controversey
By Carlos Rodriguez
Controversy followed after actress and spokeswoman Scarlett Johansson appeared in a commercial with Israeli company SodaStream, known for having a factory in the disputed West Bank area, according to a post on The New York ...
Furloughed students react to effects of government shutdown
By Zachary Mellen
For Kim Hess, being furloughed during the recent government shutdown meant more time for schoolwork and a “normal amount” of sleep at night.
“I was actually relieved to have some free time,” the senior history major ...
Creating an All-Greek Birthright Trip
By Alex Stoller
Young Judaea, a Taglit-Birthright Israel trip organization, is taking action to the idea of an All Greek-Life birthright trip for those who are eligible.
One is eligible for a classic Birthright trip to Israel if he or she is ...