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National Hillel Basketball Tournament scores student involvement

By Georgia Slater For the Mitzpeh @georgiaslater13 The Terps may have been booted out of March Madness, but that’s not the end of all things basketball this season at this university; the National Hillel Basketball Tournament is just around the ...

Hillel hosts Super Bowl-themed dinner looking forward to big game

By Jon Orbach For the Mitzpeh @jorbachh   Students struggled to find seats on Friday, Feb. 3, as Maryland Hillel marked the upcoming big game in style, with a full house on its Super Bowl-themed dinner. With ambiguous, SGA-funded decorations ...

UMD soccer player stays close to Jewish roots

By Ben Weiner For the Mitzpeh @mrhockey929 Having a strong work ethic makes balancing academics, sports and Jewish studies all possible for Maryland Men’s Soccer defender Aaron Franco. “Both on and off the field he gives nothing but the ...

Hillel provides opportunity to watch NBA’s first Israeli player

By Ben Cooper For the Mitzpeh @bcoopz7 With the National Basketball Association season now well underway, Maryland Hillel students attended the Washington Wizards game versus the Sacramento Kings on Nov. 28. The trip, organized by Israeli ...

Participants, spectators enjoy Kedma’s annual dodgeball tournament

By Jack Wisniewski Staff writer @jaywizzywizard Kedma held its annual dodgeball tournament at the Reckord Armory gymnasium on Saturday, Oct. 29. Twelve teams of at least eight students faced off for the title as champions of the tournament...

Wristbands provide observant Jews opportunity to attend football games

By Ben Cooper For the Mitzpeh @BCoopz7 As this university's football team continues to build on its recent success, one game on the remaining schedule stands out. On Saturday Oct. 22, the Terrapins will battle Michigan State at Capital One ...

More than 30 teams compete for the ‘Kiddush Cup’ in National Hillel Basketball Tournament

By Daniel Chavkin, staff writer, @dchav96 Yeshiva University and Emory University won the men’s and women’s National Hillel Basketball tournament, respectively, taking home the coveted "Kiddush Cup." The tournament took place this past ...

NBA coach David Blatt gave Israelis someone to root for in America

By Daniel Chavkin, staff writer, @dchav96 On June 21, 2014, the Cleveland Cavaliers hired Maccabi Tel Aviv head coach David Blatt to fill their head coach vacancy. Less than two years later, Cleveland fired Blatt despite a 30-11 record and an ...

The Zangsters are victorious at Kedma dodgeball tournament

By Daniel Chavkin, staff writer, @dchav96 The Zangsters defeated My Kemp Mill in the finals of Kedma’s annual dodgeball tournament Saturday night in the Armory. The tournament consisted of 17 teams with eight to 10 members each. Every ...

Football team gearing up (Sept. 1983)

By Ron Grodzinsky The RSPS (Red Sea Pedestrian Society), the University of Maryland Hillel Flag Football team, opens their season this year with new philosphy, and high hopes. After a difficult season last year, zero wins and four defeats, ...