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Conservative Jewish group Ometz provides services, schmoozing, community

By Georgia Slater For the Mitzpeh @georgiaslater13   With over 6,500 Jewish students on campus, according to the Maryland Hillel website, there is a plethora of ways to get involved within the Jewish community. Among these groups is Ometz, the Egalitarian community based in Conservative Judaism that provides students with opportunities to ...

Over 25 students contribute to OU-JLIC UMD haggadah for Passover

By Asia Hester For the Mitzpeh @helloitsasia1 The Orthodox Union’s Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus’s second installment of this university’s haggadah, released Friday, features writings of UMD students that reflect and offer guidance as Passover begins on the evening of April 10. The idea for the Maryland haggadah originated from ...

Masorti Shabbaton connects Jewish campus leaders

By Sharadha Kalyanam, for the Mitzpeh, @sharadhak The Second Annual Masorti On Campus Shabbaton was a chance for traditional-egalitarian Jewish students to get together, exchange ideas and find solutions to problems faced by Jewish students in universities across the country. The conference, held between Feb. 20-22 at Maryland Hillel, ...