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New, easy way to plan Shabbat meal arrives on your phone

By Johnny Moseman For the Mitzpeh @jmoseman910 When Daniel Reidler and Josh Nehrer were in college, they thought it should be a lot easier to plan a Shabbat meal. A lot goes into planning one of these potluck-style meals.  It would always take a long time to coordinate who is bringing what and everyone is not normally on the same page. ...

Jew You Should Know: Melissa Robinson

  By Uyen Nguyen For the Mitzpeh @uyenhanhnguyen As someone who didn’t grow up “super religious,” senior neurophysiology and psychology major Melissa Robinson contributed three years of her college career to running Hillel on the Shabbos Crew, and one year as Shabbos Crew manager. Robinson is in charge of planning ...

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Talia Hoch and Jonathan Reizes

By Jacqueline Hyman @jacqbh58 Editor-in-chief   Just before the season of upcoming holidays, senior government and politics major Jonathan Reizes and junior community and behavioral health major Talia Hoch met up at the Stamp Student Union for their blind date. Although they met at the art gallery, they decided to have lunch at ...

Mixing it up with mac and cheese

By Alyson Trager @atragzzz For the Mitzpeh   Weekly Shabbat dinners are nothing new for Maryland Hillel, but on Friday, Sept. 23, they hosted a “Mac and Cheese” themed dinner for students. At 5:30 p.m. about 50 students came to the Cambridge Community Center to enjoy the not-­so­-traditional Shabbat meal. After we said ...

Conservative Jews discuss advantages to eating kitniyot on Passover after new ruling

By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58 The Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, an authority in Conservative Judaism, voted in December 2015 that eating kitniyot during Passover is acceptable, according to a teshuvah, or responsum, by the Rabbinical Assembly. Kitniyot are foods such as legumes, beans and rice which Ashkenazi ...