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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, ...

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 ...

Community debate concerning event sales

  By Daniel Chavkin Staff writer @dchav96 In April, this university announced its plans to research the possibility of selling alcoholic drinks at sporting events. In an email to the community, Vice President of Student Affairs ...

Fifth annual NHBT features competitive bracket

  By Mauricio Rivera For the Mitzpeh @mnriver90  After a weekend filled with scheduled festivities, prayer services and preliminary games, bracket play began for all Jewish basketball teams from universities around the country ...

Students gear up for annual NHBT tournament

By Jamie Weissman, staff writer, @JamieWeissman March Madness may have just come to a close, but for some students basketball season is just getting started. On April 17, the University of Maryland Hillel will host its fifth annual ...

Keepin’ it kosher; Jewish students may have options

By Natalie Koltun, For the Mitzpeh, @Nat_Koltun   As any student who keeps kosher will tell you, the University of Maryland is limited in food options that align with the strict diet. Aviva Pollack, a senior classical languages and ...

Men’s basketball ranks in top 10 for first time since ‘03

By Daniel Chavkin Staff writer @dchav96   For the first time in many years, the University of Maryland men’s basketball team is bringing excitement to the student body. Fresh off an upset win over No. 5 Wisconsin and another ...