Clothing companies manufacture offensive apparel
By Jake Baum
On May 4, 1970, during a student protest of the Vietnam War, nine students at Kent State University were wounded and four killed when the Ohio National Guard was deployed to regulate the protest, going down in history with the ...
Intramural sports during high holidays raise conflicts
During the high holiday season, many Jewish students on campus are forced to miss classes, tests, and homework. A dilemma often unvisited is the idea of intramural sports scheduled during the Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot period. Four ...
Word on the Street: Keeping Shabbos on campus
By Charlie Wright
Shabbos, or Shabbat, is the Jewish day of rest that begins at sundown on Friday and ends at sundown on Saturday. Keeping Shabbos involves avoiding everyday work and partaking in activities that honor God’s day of rest after ...
High holidays are about worship, not money
By Jacqueline Hyman
This year’s high holidays have come and gone, and countless families have spent days in their synagogues. But not only have they spent days, many of them have spent money. Lots of it.
Most synagogues today require ...
Yom Kippur marks first Big10 home game for Terps
Two years ago, the University of Maryland Board of Regents accepted an invitation to join the Big Ten Conference athletically and academically, to begin this year. Doing so meant venturing from the Atlantic Coast Conference, a conference ...
How the U.S. could be involved in the Israel-Gaza conflict
By Mojan Najmabadi
To say that the summer of 2014 has been a season of political unrest worldwide is an understatement. As Israeli forces invaded Gaza and the world witnessed the exchange of air strikes and rocket fire taking place, the ...
On the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, people engage in some unusual and out of the ordinary
traditions. To people who are unfamiliar with the holiday it can be quite perplexing to see
families sitting outside of their perfectly ...
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Michael Samuels and Tamar Gasko
By Elana Dure
Senior community health major Michael Samuels and sophomore theater major Tamar Gasko went on a
blind date to Starbucks on Sept. 18. Here is how it went.
What were your thoughts coming to the date?
Tamar: I was excited ...
Jew you should know: Jonathan Levi
If there’s one thing Jonathan Levi took away from his internship with Jacob Lew and the
Department of the Treasury this summer, it’s that being a religious Jew is far from an
impediment in this day and age.
“You can be an Orthodox Jew ...