Jew You Should Know: Emma Weisbaum
By Lauren Hamilton
Although Emma Weisbaum originally thought pursuing art in college would be a waste of time, she is now one of less than 20 seniors hand-picked for this university’s honors studio art program.
“Why wouldn’t I take advantage of the fact that I could actually study art if I wanted to?” ...
Sermon Slam 2018 explores freedom in Judaism through slam poetry, art
By Sarah Sopher
Students gathered Thursday night at the Stamp Student Union grand ballroom to discuss freedom and Judaism through the art of slam poetry.
In the third consecutive year of the event, Sermon Slam 2018 was all about freedom, said Aryeh Roberts, a freshman philosophy major and co-chair of the event. He ...
Jew You Should Know: Leah Schaperow
By Grace Mottley
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 ...
Kedma welcomes Rosh Hashanah with painting, music, refreshments
By Harrison Goldstein
For the Mitzpeh
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
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.”
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, ...