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Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Tamara Soleymani and Daniel Ben-Or

By Yakira Cohen Features editor @CohenYakira When junior government and politics and psychology major Tamara Soleymani arrived at the Maryland Dairy Tuesday afternoon for her blind date, she was surprised to meet not a new person, but a familiar face. Daniel Ben-Or, a freshman finance and computer science major, instantly recognized her from ...

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Maya Greenbaum and Ezra Trost

By Yakira Cohen Features editor @cohenyakira   Freshman engineering major Ezra Trost sat in the back of Rudy’s Cafe Monday evening with a blindfold on his face, at first for a minute—and then four more. When he finally heard someone say “hi” and removed the mask, Trost found himself face-to-face with his Mitzpeh Matchmaker ...

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Veronica Leifer and Ethan Jach

By Yakira Cohen Features editor @Mitzpeh I scream, you scream, we all scream for...blind dates! Sophomore psychology and biology major Veronica Leifer and freshman engineering major Ethan Jach met up at the Dairy for their Mitzpeh Matchmaker date on Nov. 19. They were told to locate each other by displaying a sign containing their ...

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Mikey Pollack and Alyse Messafi

By Kira Cohen Features editor @Mitzpeh Junior philosophy major Mikey Pollack and sophomore public health science major Alyse Messafi met up at Dunkin' Donuts under Terrapin Row on Nov. 5. Their date was originally set for Nov. 2 at 7-Eleven, but when Pollack and Messafi went to two different 7-Eleven establishments, they were unable to ...

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 ...