Advisor meets with UMD students considering move to Israel
By Erin Garry
Many Jewish Americans dream of moving to Israel for a variety of reasons, whether it be for religious observance, for Jewish heritage, or for employment opportunities, but many find the thought of moving across the world daunting.
Students had the opportunity to meet with an Aliyah advisor from Nefesh ...
Past students talk about why they made aliyah
By Jaclyn Turner
Features layout editor
Many Jewish students at this university have close ties to Israel. While hundreds choose to get involved in the campus’ multiple Jewish cultural and policy groups, a smaller number choose to commit to something more permanent: aliyah.
Enter Maryland Hillel and ask a student if they know ...
Shootings, anti-Semitism in France prompt debates over emigration
By Daniel Ofman, staff Writer, @OfmanDaniel
About two weeks after the horrid attacks on the Charlie Hebdo office headquarters and a kosher market in the heart of Paris, we are now entering a time of reflection.
Representatives from all over the world came to Paris to participate in a massive unity march. Curiously the highest ranking U.S. ...