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Jewish student-led event explores “What’s In Your Genes”

By Elizabeth Tabbouche @Mitzpeh For Mitzpeh What we cannot see often dictates our future.  On Sunday, Nov. 15, a virtual panel of genetic counselors presented to over fifty students about the importance of genetic testing and counseling in an event that spread awareness and educated the Jewish community and people of all ...

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”, ...

Students support Sharsheret one cupcake at a time

By Jamie Weissman, staff writer, @JamieWeissman It was a quiet Sunday afternoon at the University of Maryland Hillel when war broke out. Cupcake Wars, that is. On Feb. 22, Hillel and Alpha Epsilon Phi joined forces to host Cupcake Wars, an event that pinned 31 teams against each other to create superhero-themed cupcakes in an effort to ...