Post-Paris: Americans not safe, must protect country
By Jake Baum
For the Mitzpeh
Terrorism is a tricky force to fight. In the age of technology, when a coordinated attack on a major western city can be organized through the chat feature on the PlayStation 4 server, what can we ...
Thanksgiving break good time to help others, volunteer
With only a few short days to spend at home, deciding how to divide one’s time between catching up with old friends, catching up with homework and spending time with family is a real challenge. In some ways, Thanksgiving “break” tends to be ...
Routes: Day of Jewish Learning attracts 550 attendees
By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1
More than 550 Jews convened in the Robert H. Smith School of Business’s Van Munching Hall for Routes, the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s day of Jewish learning Nov. 15.
SJP compares Palestinian situation to Black America
By Blair Jackson, for the Mitzpeh, @blairacudda
As a part of the Muslim Student Association’s “Unity Week,” Students for Justice in Palestine and the Organization of Prison Abolitionists hosted “From #Palestine2Ferguson,” a ...
The Zangsters are victorious at Kedma dodgeball tournament
By Daniel Chavkin, staff writer, @dchav96
The Zangsters defeated My Kemp Mill in the finals of Kedma’s annual dodgeball tournament Saturday night in the Armory.
The tournament consisted of 17 teams with eight to 10 members each. Every ...
Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew Discusses New $10 Bill
By Dovid Fisher, web editor, @DovidFisher
On Oct. 14, U.S. Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew held a town hall meeting with students to discuss the ideas for the upcoming redesign of the $10 bill. The meeting allowed students to ask questions, ...
Non-Jewish Mitzpeh members
By Daniel Ofman
What are some characteristics that one would look for in the editor-in-chief of a Jewish newspaper?
At Mitzpeh, being Jewish hasn’t necessarily been one of those characteristics. This publication ...
’95 graduate continues career in journalism at NIH Record
By Jacqueline Hyman
Not everyone stays in their studied field after college, but former Mitzpeh editor Dana Talesnik (Steinberg) is still going strong in journalism, writing and editing at the NIH Record.
As a staff ...