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Advisor meets with UMD students considering move to Israel

By Erin Garry For Mitzpeh @egarry12 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 @jax223 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. ...