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AEPhi cupcake wars raise awareness for Jewish families affected by breast cancer

By Haleigh Whisted Staff writer @HaleighWhisted The Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority held an event Sunday afternoon at Maryland Hillel to raise money for Sharsheret, an organization which aids Jewish families affected by breast cancer. The fundraiser included a cupcake decorating contest and raffles. The event, titled “AEPhi Cupcake Wars”, ...

UMD students, faculty address racial issues during roundtable discussion

By Ben Cooper For Mitzpeh @ben_coops Three students and two professors at this university examined racial topics Thursday night in a roundtable discussion at Juan Ramon Jimenez Hall. The event was hosted by Maryland Discourse, a non-partisan, politically neutral organization on campus that aims to create a more aware and engaged society, ...

Hillel holds genetic disease awareness week

By Jamie Weissman   Shira Neuman said she learned about the importance of genetic screening when she was in high school. The Maryland Hillel JLIC Orthodox educator used the practice to confirm if she and her future husband were carriers for genetic diseases they could potentially pass on to their children. Now, the same opportunity ...