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Chief Rabbi of Israel David Lau speaks to UMD students

By Dovid Fisher @DovidFisher Web editor Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel David Lau spoke to students Sunday afternoon at Maryland Hillel. The event was hosted by UMD Kedma, the Orthodox Jewish group on campus, and was moderated by Sam Koralnik ...

360° Video: Hundreds of students attend Maryland Hillel’s opening barbecue

Maryland Hillel hosted its annual opening barbecue today from 5:30 p.m.to 7:30 p.m. and welcomed hundreds of students with music, food and more. See the event from all different angles with feature editor Amanda Engel's 360 degree views.

Controversial comedian provides humor, social commentary

By Daniel Ofman, staff writer, @ofmandaniel South African comedian Trevor Noah generated excitement and curiosity Saturday night at Cole Field House in front of nearly 4,000 fans eager to see the future Daily Show host in action. Back in ...

Israeli startup Group.Market comes to Maryland

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 The Maryland Free & For Sale Facebook group may be a familiar buying-and-selling platform for many students at this university, but there is a new, international challenger coming to campus....

Hillel welcomes new and returning students with a day at the ballpark

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 Maryland Hillel brought a contingent of about 70 students to Nationals Park this past Sunday for the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s annual Grand Slam Sunday, a Jewish community day at ...

Shavuot recipe: Cannoli cream frutta with Nutella and apricots

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag Shavuot aka the holiday of blintzes and cheesecake is approaching this Saturday night. While there are so many amazing traditional Shavuot recipes like the Jews in Turkey, the Balkans, Syria ...

10 Top Jewish Musicians

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag With the 2015 Washington Jewish Music Festival underway, now is the ideal time to celebrate the Jewish musicians who have had an impact on the history of music. Much like the music festival, ...

Division of IT to close WAM Labs

By Harris Blum, for the Mitzpeh, @Harris_Blum The Division of Information Technology at this university announced it will permanently close the computer lab in Worcester Hall, along with three others around campus, beginning May 22. Dr. ...

Interfaith Shabbat dinner to be held at Maryland Hillel

By Camille Chrysostom, for the Mitzpeh, @Mitzpeh The office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA) and Maryland Hillel will sponsor a Shabbat dinner for students of different religious backgrounds on May 8. The idea for ...

SGA voter turnout up from last year, but still disappointing

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 I heard something worrisome during Student Government Association elections last week. I asked a friend of mine if he was voting in the SGA elections. “What’s SGA?” was not the response I ...