A farewell to the UMD and Mitzpeh community
By Jacqueline Hyman
Two years ago, I wrote my first column as editor-in-chief of Mitzpeh about the direction we were headed -- an all-online publication with more social media and multimedia. I think we’ve done a ...
Backman’s Corner: Why doesn’t Shavuot have an image?
By Eli Backman
Rosh Hashanah has the shofar, Hanukkah has the Menorah, even Pesach has Matzah. What does Shavuot have? Hallmark is looking for what to put on their cards. Help?!
In the Torah, (Leviticus 23:15-6) it ...
D.C. council member needs to do more than apologize
By Mitzpeh staff
Jews control the weather. At least, that’s what Washington, D.C. Councilmember Trayon White implied in a video he took last month.
“Man, it just started snowing out of nowhere this morning, man. Y’all ...
Cynthia Nixon could make impact as New York governor
By Haleigh Whisted
Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own.
Cynthia Nixon, previously one of the “Sex and the City” star actresses, is running for New York state governor this year. If ...