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Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Nathan Fredman and Devorah Savitsky

By Kira Cohen Features editor @Mitzpeh Junior sociology major Devorah Savitsky and senior physics major Nathan Fredman met up at Cold Stone Creamery on Route 1 April 26. Both Savitsky and Fredman are Honors Humanities alumni. Although Mitzpeh Matchmaker dates are typically “blind,” the two were surprised to find that they actually ...

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Kayla Kaplan and Benjamin Douek

By Amanda Engel Features editor @acdrazen   Benjamin Douek is a junior history major from Potomac, Maryland. He said he signed up for Mitzpeh Matchmaker "to be in the Mitzpeh and to get free things." Kayla Kaplan is a senior hearing and speech sciences major and plans to attend graduate school at this university in the fall. She ...

Members of UMD Jewish community attend “Jewish formal” in D.C.

By Nicole Kirkner Copy editor @nicolekirkner Close to 200 people from this university’s Jewish community attended the first annual J-Dated event at Ultrabar in D.C. Thursday night. The 18-and-up “Jewish formal,” organized by seniors Rashel Maikhor, a communication major, and Rebecca Mogil, a nursing major, was designed to give ...