For Jewish students, Kegma tailgates serve as fun community builders
By Tori Bergel
On Terps football gamedays, celebrations are felt throughout campus: Greek life tailgates on the lawn, students strolling around in Maryland apparel and families coming to visit, barbecuing and drinking in groups. But Saturday, Nov. 2, brought with it an elusive event occurring only once or twice a ...
Thanksgiving playbook: Jewish Terps reflect on Turkey Day sports traditions
By Elizabeth Torres Loewenthal
Ari Neugeboren made over $100 on Thanksgiving day. He didn’t work or sell a thing. Instead, he placed bets on Thanksgiving football games.
Neugeboren, a sophomore journalism and government and politics major, is a Washington Redskins fan, but he’s not a faithful one. ...
Students couldn’t agree on plans of action at Justice for Jordan rally
By Jazmin Conner
Students at this university couldn’t agree on the next steps at a Justice for Jordan rally Thursday.
The rally was planned by the SGA before the firing of this university’s football coach DJ Durkin. After the breaking news, it was announced that the event would continue ...
Soccer fans with anti-Semitic history charged for vulgar chant
By Jared Beinart
A group of fans of Chelsea Football Club (F.C.) were filmed singing an anti-Semitic chant before the team’s The Football Association Challenge Cup semi-final match in London against Tottenham Hotspur F.C. on April 22.
The group of Chelsea supporters gathered at the Green Man Pub near Wembley ...
Israeli national team tries for 2018 FIFA World Cup after almost half century drought
By Nicole Reisinger
For the Mitzpeh
The Israeli national football team is in the midst of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. It’s a formidable task, considering the team has not qualified for the tournament in almost half a century.
Elisha Levy, the head coach who replaced Eli Guttman last April, has the responsibi...
Football team gearing up (Sept. 1983)
By Ron Grodzinsky
The RSPS (Red Sea Pedestrian Society), the University of Maryland Hillel Flag Football team, opens their season this year with new philosphy, and high hopes.
After a difficult season last year, zero wins and four defeats, captain Richie Glass expects good things this year.
“We are going to in with a new and winning ...
Michigan game first in 3 years some Jews can attend
By Daniel Chavkin
The Maryland Terrapins football team played Michigan State in the Terps’ first home game under the lights since 2011 on Nov. 15.
While many students were excited to witness such a rare event, this was an even more special occasion for the university’s Jewish population. Normally, Jews who observe Shabbat are unable to ...