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Israeli baseball team adds Jewish Americans to Olympic-hopeful roster

By Annie Archer For Mitzpeh @anniearcher98   Ten Jewish-American baseball players gained Israeli citizenship last month so they will be able to represent Israel in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Peter Kurz, president of the ...

Former players ready to return, compete at NHBT in April

By Spencer Dobkin For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh   Students and players have already begun preparing for the National Hillel Basketball Tournament, coming back to this university in April 2019. Since its founding in 2010 by Rachel Epstein, ...

Students couldn’t agree on plans of action at Justice for Jordan rally

By Jazmin Conner For Mitzpeh @jazmin_marie44   Students at this university couldn’t agree on the next steps at a Justice for Jordan rally Thursday.    The rally was planned by the SGA before the firing of this university’s ...

After converting to Judaism, Amar’e Stoudemire announces return to Hapoel Jerusalem

By Jazmin Conner For Mitzpeh @jazmin_marie44   Amar’e Stoudemire, a former six-time NBA all-star, announced on social media his return to Hapoel Jerusalem only months after declaring that he was converting to Judaism. Stoudemire ...

Students bring questions, concerns around Jordan McNair’s death to SGA town hall meeting

By Haemee Lee For Mitzpeh @Haeitsmee   Students engaged in a respectful conversation at a town hall meeting Thursday night to voice their concerns with this university’s athletics department and administration, following the death ...

Terp Thon’s Life in Color 5K brightens gray sky over McKeldin

By Brogan Gerhart Copy editor @BroganGerhart   Terp Thon held its annual Life in Color 5K Saturday afternoon to raise money to support patients and families of Children’s National Health System. Check-in started at 10:30 a.m. on ...

Argentina men’s national team urged not to play Israel

By Constantine Martin For Mitzpeh @gusmartin321 Argentina’s men’s national soccer team, including FC Barcelona’s soccer mega-star Lionel Messi, has been urged by the boycott, divestment, sanctions movement to cancel its friendly match ...

Tunisian court rules four Israeli athletes barred from competing in taekwondo competition

By Ben Cooper For Mitzpeh @ben_coops A Tunisian court ruled that four Israeli taekwondo athletes would be barred from participating in the World Takwondo Junior Championships in the days before it took place from April 6-13. Ahmed Gaaloul, ...

NHBT semifinal games provide blowouts, thrilling comebacks

By Daniel Oyefusi For Mitzpeh @DanielOyefusi   The remaining 16 teams in four different brackets faced off Sunday morning in the Xfinity Center for the semifinal matchups of the National Hillel Basketball Tournament. In the women’s ...

Gift of Life introduces stem cell donor to recipient during NHBT bracket games

By Savannah Williams For Mitzpeh @SavannahUMD While players from around the country gritted their teeth, leapt into the air and dove after basketballs in the bracket rounds of the National Hillel Basketball Tournament, one woman stood on the ...