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Mezumenet ends semester with showcase of new parodies

By Abby Wallisch For the Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Mezumenet, the all-female Jewish a cappella group on campus, finished off the semester with its spring concert May 7. The group showcased songs like “That's What Makes a Jewish Girl,” a parody of One Direction’s “That’s What Makes You Beautiful,” and a medley of feminism-related songs like ...

Rak Shalom announces upcoming CD, entertains audience at final concert

By Savannah Williams Copy editor @SavannahUMD “Our mission with our music is to go around and spread the love of Jewish music, and give people a meaningful performance, not just one they’ll enjoy.” That’s senior bioengineering major Noah Bar-Shain, who joined the a cappella group Rak Shalom his second week of college, won best beatboxer ...

Kol Sasson celebrates 20th anniversary with songs, slides, speeches

By Savannah Williams Copy editor @SavannahUMD Students and alumni flooded the tiny stage in the partitioned, gray auditorium of the Riggs Alumni Center – singing, swaying, bobbing, beatboxing and generally relishing the opportunity to create music among friends. Kol Sasson’s spring concert this year was all about celebrating the 20 years of ...

Jewish a cappella group Kol Sasson hosts annual winter concert

By Benjamin Weiner For the Mitzpeh @mrhockey929 This university’s premier Jewish a cappella group, Kol Sasson, rocked the Ulrich Concert Hall in Tawes Hall Saturday during its annual winter concert. Consistently performing  a variety of genres including American pop, Israeli pop and traditional Jewish melodies since it was founded in ...

Mezumenet holds its fall concert for alumni, students Saturday night

By Alyson Kay For the Mitzpeh @alysonlyn The all-female Jewish a capella group Mezumenet held its fall concert in Memorial Chapel on Saturday night. The group sang eight songs with an intermission after the fourth song. About 100 people ventured to the chapel to watch the group perform. Most of the audience members were students from this ...

University of Maryland Hillel hosts Family Weekend 2016 for the university’s Jewish community

By Uyen Nguyen @uyenhanhnguyen For the Mitzpeh Maryland Hillel hosted the 2016 Family Weekend this past week. Ninety families attended Family Weekend this year, “a 25 percent increase from last year,” said Shuli Tropp, Hillel’s director of institutional advancement. Since this university's Family Weekend usually falls on Yom ...

Review: Kol Sasson’s New Album ‘Low Grade Fever’ a Hit

By Dovid Fisher For The Mitzpeh @DovidFisher Kol Sasson’s new album Low Grade Fever is a full of passion and joyous voices. The album features the Jewish a capella group’s latest covers of songs. I got my hands on this 12 song a capella album and soon took to liking it. Low Grade Fever features songs ranging from a traditional ...

Jewish a cappella showcase draws 900

By Chuck Dobrosielski, for the Mitzpeh, @chuckdobro Maryland Hillel held its second annual “A Cappella Showcase Fundraiser” Oct. 17 at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, with around 900 people in attendance. “It was an amazing opportunity to show off the students and bring the community together,” said Shuli Tropp, ...

Seven Jewish a cappella choirs to perform at annual showcase

By Jamie Weissman The University of Maryland’s Hillel is hosting its annual a cappella showcase concert Nov. 8 as part of Hillel’s family weekend. University groups Mezumenet, Rak Shalom and Kol Sasson will take the stage at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center for a night of performances to benefit Hillel. "It's an incredible ...