Jew You Should Know: Alli Weiss
By Jamie Weissman
Alli Weiss is a girl who knows what she wants. As a junior communications major on the public relations track, Sigma Delta Tau’s Vice President of Philanthropy is devoted to a future working with nonprofit organizations and ...
Thanksgivukkah: Students celebrate two holidays at once
By Bethany Hooper
This year, Thanksgiving and the beginning of Hanukkah fall on the same day, Nov. 28, leading some Jewish students at this university to combine the two holidays.
This event, also known as Thanksgivukkah, is a rare occurrence ...
Jane Harman talks Israel Security at UMD lecture
By Amanda Eisenberg
Former Rep. Jane Harman believes in a few things: securing Israel’s borders, structuring a transitioning government for Syria, and sending love letters to Secretary of State John Kerry.
Harman, now the director, ...
Students seek more Kosher options at farmer’s market
By Jaclyn Turner
Every Wednesday, the Farmer’s Market at Maryland sets up in front of Cole Field House, ready for eager students to purchase a variety of produce, pastries and meats. Students can buy items from local farms, which helps ...
SHABAM! marks its seventh year
By Jeremy Snow
On Nov. 22, University of Maryland’s Hillel will be continuing a seven-year tradition of bringing Jews together for one night to share a fun Shabbat dinner with their friends and students.
The event, called Shabam, finds ...