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Jew You Should Know: Leah Schaperow

By Grace Mottley Features editor @gracemott When senior art major Leah Schaperow accidentally walked into the Art and Learning Center for the first time her freshman year, she never pictured it would become such a significant part of her life. Schaperow, who is not heavily involved in the Jewish community at this university, said she still ...

Kedma welcomes Rosh Hashanah with painting, music, refreshments

By Harrison Goldstein For the Mitzpeh @H_Goldstein9 With the school year kicking into full gear, many students are looking for low-stress activities to engage in during their free time. Roughly 50 people came together Thursday night at the Rosenbloom Hillel Center for a group activity: painting. Kedma hosted “Paint Night,” an event ...

Sermon Slam brings together poetry, artwork, identity

By Yelin Jung For the Mitzpeh @iamyelin_a Jewish students at this university spread their voices about Judaism, identities and struggles in Sermon Slam hosted by LAVI UMD at the Stamp Student Union Thursday night. About 100 people attended the event to listen their stories related to this year’s theme, “Shema: Hear Our Voices.” Sermon ...

Finding meaning through slam poetry: Sermon Slam brings forth deep Jewish experiences

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1   The Prince George’s Room of this university’s Stamp Student Union looks more like a New York comedy club at night with its microphone set up centered in front of a dimly lit brick wall. The more than 100 students, parents and alumni present listened to presentations tending from ...

SermonSlam comes to Maryland

By Jason Dobkin Jewish students displayed their take on the theme “Chosen?” through visual artwork and spoken word poetry at the second biannual SermonSlam on Nov. 23 in Stamp Student Union. SermonSlam is a nationwide movement where Jews can gather and perform art based on a theme that interests them in Judaism, said Jonah Potasznik, ...