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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 ...

NHBT teams feel bracket pressure as Sunday’s semi-finals loom large

By Savannah Williams For Mitzpeh @SavannahUMD Jewish basketball players from around the country were feeling the heat as the competition dialed up for bracket games in the National Hillel Basketball Tournament. The matches, which ran from 9 ...

Basketball tournament participants look to shine in individual skills competition

By Benjamin Gonzalez For Mitzpeh @benyamin155 Several NHBT participants showed up to the Xfinity Center to try their skills in individual contests: the 3-point contest, the dunk contest, and the skills challenge Saturday afternoon. The ...

NHBT competitors and spectators come together as a people for Shabbat dinner before tournament

By David Jahng For Mitzpeh @DavidJahng Students, alumni and university guests took a break from the competition of the National Hillel Basketball Tournament to enjoy dinner as a community Friday night. After the first day of the eighth ...

When Competition Gets “Friendly”: Friendship Circle members make their mark on NHBT court

By Yakira Cohen Features editor @Mitzpeh Along with over 300 students from all over the country, local Friendship Circle members were also invited to partake in this year’s National Hillel Basketball Tournament. The Friendship Circle is a ...

Maryland students show off their ‘Turf’ at NHBT’s bar night

By Jacqueline Hyman Editor-in-chief @jacqbh58 Half the crowd at Terrapin’s Turf on Thursday night came for the National Hillel Basketball Tournament’s bar night, the first event of the jam-packed weekend. This weekend, over 300 players ...

Get in the zone: NHBT weekend has arrived

By Nicole Wohlberg For Mitzpeh @xoxonicole6 This upcoming weekend is one that has been marked down on everyone's calendars for months. The National Hillel Basketball Tournament is finally here. “I really love NHBT because it lets me ...