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Relaxation, self-care important during spring break

By Jacqueline Hyman Editor-in-chief @jacqbh58 Now that Purim is over, we have another “holiday” to look forward to: spring break. The problem is, most people don’t treat this as an actual break -- and trust me, I understand why. Papers, homework, even take-home midterms … they get the best of us as students. But I strongly urge ...

Maryland Hillel encourages students to take Alternative Break trips

By Alicia Cherem @cherem_a Staff writer Photo courtesy of Dalia Bauman.   Each year, hundreds of Maryland students dedicate a week of their winter or spring breaks to help those in need across the United States. Maryland Hillel has been hosting these alternative break trips to encourage students to dedicate their free time to ...

Mixing it up with mac and cheese

By Alyson Trager @atragzzz For the Mitzpeh   Weekly Shabbat dinners are nothing new for Maryland Hillel, but on Friday, Sept. 23, they hosted a “Mac and Cheese” themed dinner for students. At 5:30 p.m. about 50 students came to the Cambridge Community Center to enjoy the not-­so­-traditional Shabbat meal. After we said ...