November 2013 14 results

Ethiopian Israeli Idol winner Hagit Yaso comes to Maryland

By Clarice Silber Hagit Yaso, the 24 year-old Ethiopian Israeli Kochav Nolad winner, came to perform at the Samuel Riggs Alumni Center on Monday. The event, which was co-sponsored by Maryland Hillel, the Jewish National Fund, TerpPAC, and ...

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 ...

A Cappella Family Weekend

By Zachary Mellen Hillel’s annual A Cappella Family Weekend saw a larger turnout this year than last year, drawing more than 70 families over the weekend of Nov. 1-3, according to Jewish Student Life Coordinator Seth Finkelstein. Finkelstein ...

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 ...