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National Hillel Basketball Tournament scores student involvement

By Georgia Slater For the Mitzpeh @georgiaslater13 The Terps may have been booted out of March Madness, but that’s not the end of all things basketball this season at this university; the National Hillel Basketball Tournament is just around the corner. Founded in 2010 by UMD student Rachel Epstein, the NHBT is held annually during the spring ...

Students use basketball to mentor community kids

By Evan Silvera For the Mitzpeh @esilvera23 Like many underclassmen at this university, Benji Mitrani was looking for a way to get involved on campus. He thought about the wide array of available extracurricular opportunities, and considered activities ranging from tutoring to playing sports. Two years later, Mitrani is an active member of ...

Kosher Korner serves Jewish community at Xfinity Center

Testudo's Kosher Korner is the kosher food stand in Xfinity Center, serving fans a variety of New York delicatessen-inspired foods at most Big Ten games that are not on Sabbath. Tom Hart/Mitzpeh

Hillel provides opportunity to watch NBA’s first Israeli player

By Ben Cooper For the Mitzpeh @bcoopz7 With the National Basketball Association season now well underway, Maryland Hillel students attended the Washington Wizards game versus the Sacramento Kings on Nov. 28. The trip, organized by Israeli Fellow Shira Gabay and Hillel Programs/Operations Associate Alyssa Silva gave students the chance to ...

Fifth annual NHBT features competitive bracket

  By Mauricio Rivera For the Mitzpeh @mnriver90  After a weekend filled with scheduled festivities, prayer services and preliminary games, bracket play began for all Jewish basketball teams from universities around the country who gathered for the fifth annual National Hillel Basketball Tournament on Sunday, April 19. Je...

Students gear up for annual NHBT tournament

By Jamie Weissman, staff writer, @JamieWeissman March Madness may have just come to a close, but for some students basketball season is just getting started. On April 17, the University of Maryland Hillel will host its fifth annual National Hillel Basketball Tournament, also known as the NHBT, an event that brings together Jewish ...