Months after security scare, Hillel center to be accessible only by swipe
By Deborah Brown
Maryland Hillel posted signs on Thursday announcing that students would be required to swipe in with their university IDs to enter the Rosenbloom Hillel Center beginning Monday, April 8.
This security update goes into effect exactly two months after the center was confronted with a potentially unsafe ...
What happened to the Maryland Hillel Center kickoff event?
By Lexi Sugar
Maryland Hillel was all set to mark a new chapter with the start of their fundraising campaign for the new Maryland Hillel Center, until they weren’t.
The event was promoted as a meeting with Gov. Larry Hogan and UMD President Wallace Loh to “mark the formal commencement of the ...
Two ensembles combine to celebrate life of composer Leonard Bernstein
By Haleigh Whisted
The University of Maryland College Park School of Music hosted the Fall Choral Showcase last Sunday evening, celebrating famous composer Leonard Bernstein’s centennial, using the voices of this university’s Chamber Singers and Chorale ensembles.
For the final song, conductor ...
Polish historian comes to UMD to present “Historical Atlas of Hasidism”
By Hallie Kay
A Polish historian and professor discussed the magic of Geographic Information Systems and the patterns of Eastern European Hasidism Thursday evening in Susquehanna Hall at this university.
Marcin Wodzinski, director of the Center for the Culture and Languages of the Jews at the ...
Lecturer from London discusses left-wing anti-Semitism with students, faculty
By Haleigh Whisted
David Hirsh, senior lecturer in sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London, gave a lecture on the recognition of anti-semitism in democratic societies and his book titled “Contemporary Left Antisemitism” Thursday afternoon in Francis Scott Key Hall. The Meyerhoff Center for Jewish ...