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Ometz celebrates end of Sabbath with cookies, music during Havdallah celebration

By Brogan Gerhart Copy editor @BroganGerhart   Ometz hosted a special Havdallah celebration complete with singing, service and food at Hillel Saturday night. Ometz is a student-led, Egalitarian community based on Conservative ...

Stamp’s mistake on First Look Fair rescheduling shows change is needed to protect underrepresented groups

By Carli Fine For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own.   Earlier this week, this university postponed the date of the First Look Fair, the university-wide activities exhibition run by the Stamp ...

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 ...

NextNOW Fest 2018 brings new, entertaining acts to students at The Clarice

By Hugh Garbrick Staff writer @Ahh_Hugh   The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center was alive Friday and Saturday night with visitors going to performances at the NextNOW Fest, which exposed students and members of this university to ...

Hillel, Chabad to host services and meals for students during Rosh Hashana

By Eugene “Jesse” Nash IV For Mitzpeh @Jessenassh   Sound the shofar! Rosh Hashana starts sundown Sunday evening with opportunities each day to celebrate and reflect with Hillel or Chabad this year. While many students plan ...

UMD professor Shibley Telhami, panelists discuss Camp David Accords, Trump foreign policy at Sadat Forum

By Hugh Garbrick Staff writer @Ahh_Hugh   A panel of experts discussed the 40th anniversary of the Camp David Accords and the Trump administration’s handling of the Middle East at the Samuel Riggs Alumni Center Wednesday night. ...

Uber poses threat Israel’s economic stability, citizens

By Rebecca Piassek For Mitzpeh @rebeccapiassek Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own. Last week, the Israeli court ordered Uber to stop operating in Tel Aviv, the first Israeli city in which the company had ...

Jewish comedy in television impacts society’s outlook

By Jared Beinart For the Mitzpeh @Jared_Beinart Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own. In attempts to seek appeal among its intended audience, mass media will often misrepresent races and religions with stereotypical ...

Players from across U.S. gather Friday in Xfinity Center to compete for Kiddish Cup

By Senaya Savir For the Mitzpeh @SenayaSavir The National Hillel Basketball Tournament was in full swing Friday afternoon. With games beginning at 8 a.m., the teams fought competitively for the coveted “Kiddush Cup,” on the tournament’s 7th ...

NHBT begins tournament weekend with night of dancing in D.C.

By Alyson Kay Staff writer @alysonlyn   The National Hillel Basketball Tournament kicked off on Thursday with a "Ballin Out" bar night at the Dirty Martini bar in D.C. to celebrate the start of the tournament. The event started at 9:30 p.m ...