How this Jewish student honors a friend during giving season
By Max Boyarsky
Mo Goldberger, a junior computer science student at this university, started a fundraiser to help the homeless population in honor of their late friend.
The fundraiser officially started in October, but Goldberger’s inspiration for the idea came much earlier. Batya Blitz, a close friend of ...
Avirah’s Krispy Kreme fundraiser brings them one step closer to Boston
By Annie Archer
This university’s Israeli dance troupe, Avirah, held a Krispy Kreme fundraiser from Oct. 8 to Oct. 19 to support their participation in the Israel Folkdance Festival of Boston.
Avirah co-President Jessica Morris, a senior English major, said the troupe aims to bring Israeli dance ...
Kedma, Save a Child’s Heart host 5K fundraiser
By Chidinma Onuoha
On Sunday morning, several students of this university and non-students crowded in Chapel Field awaiting the Save a Child’s Heart 5K.
The race fundraised for children with cardiac problems. Runners in athletic gear and navy blue shirts saying “pump the heart” sat in small groups along ...
Jewish a cappella showcase draws 900
By Chuck Dobrosielski, for the Mitzpeh, @chuckdobro
Maryland Hillel held its second annual “A Cappella Showcase Fundraiser” Oct. 17 at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, with around 900 people in attendance.
“It was an amazing opportunity to show off the students and bring the community together,” said Shuli Tropp, ...
Students support Sharsheret one cupcake at a time
By Jamie Weissman, staff writer, @JamieWeissman
It was a quiet Sunday afternoon at the University of Maryland Hillel when war broke out. Cupcake Wars, that is.
On Feb. 22, Hillel and Alpha Epsilon Phi joined forces to host Cupcake Wars, an event that pinned 31 teams against each other to create superhero-themed cupcakes in an effort to ...