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Kedma poker night raises money and fun

By James Hartner For Mitzpeh @jhartner_umd On Sat. Dec. 12, Kedma hosted a virtual Texas Hold'em poker tournament to help raise money for charity.  This tournament consisted of 14 participants, each with a $15 buy-in. With the stockpile of money, 50% of the money was distributed to the top three participants and 50% went to a charity ...

How this Jewish student honors a friend during giving season

By Max Boyarsky @BoyarskyMax For Mitzpeh Mo Goldberger, a junior computer science student at this university, started a fundraiser to help the homeless population in honor of their late friend.  The fundraiser officially started in October, but Goldberger’s inspiration for the idea came much earlier. Batya Blitz, a close friend of ...

Hillel students donate money to D.C. organizations via Slingshot

By Mojan Najmabadi Students from this university played philanthropist last month and selected their top picks for innovative Jewish organizations in the Washington metropolitan area. About a dozen students came together at Hillel on Oct. 21 to vote and decide which organization out of 18 groups selected by the Slingshot Fund should ...