“Hard to beat”: Students pleased with Hillel dining at UMD
By Samantha Hawkins
Many Jewish students chose this university for its thriving Jewish community and accommodating resources. Hillel meal plans—just one of those assets—allow students to eat three kosher meals daily, in addition to Shabbat and other religious holidays.
Hillel’s dining hall offers full meal ...
Hillel’s Shabbat Fund garnering positive response, many participants
By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58
Maryland Hillel recently launched the Shabbat Fund, a program designed to encourage students to create their own Shabbat experience and sign people up to host their own Friday night meals.
The program, which started accepting applications in February, has already exceeded Hillel’s expect...
Pre-Passover, kosher diner emphasizes meat days
By Camille Chrysostom, for the Mitzpeh, @Mitzpeh
Maryland Hillel, the home to kosher dining at this university, recently made changes to its Tuesday lunch menu in order to test out different dining options for students on its meal plan.
Although Hillel traditionally reserved Tuesday exclusively for dairy meals, the organization ...
Hillel dining not environmentally friendly like other campus diners
By Jacob Schaperow
Three hundred and seventy cubic feet. That’s about how much polystyrenewaste is generated by students on the Hillel dining plan each week. Polystyrene is the plastic foam used to make the plates and cups students on the Hillel meal plan become accustomed to using, and 370 cubic feet is enough solid waste to ...
Staff editorial: Kosher food needed on North Campus
Imagine having to trek a mile in 40-degree weather just to grab a bite to eat in the morning. This is a situation with which any student on the full kosher meal plan with 8 a.m. classes is familiar. The limited breakfast hour from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Hillel’s Bobb’s cafe combined with the lack of kosher food in the university dining halls make ...