Hillel adjusts prayer service options amid university coronavirus regulations
By Char Freedberg
With the coronavirus lingering and changing this university in many ways, this university’s Hillel still grapples with the question that students are asking themselves: how will Jewish prayer services be handled this year?
The High Holidays are rapidly approaching, so this question seems ...
Backman’s Corner: the month of Cheshvan
By Eli Backman
For the Mitzpeh
Views expressed in opinion columns are the author's own.
Do you remember the rush of excitement about going through college applications? Visiting schools? Finally being accepted to some and choosing which one is right for you?
You finally show up on campus as a freshman, and the ...
Maryland Hillel students conduct Yom Kippur services for prison inmates
By Jack Wisniewski
Zach Dicker left Maryland Hillel around 12 p.m. Tuesday to ensure that he would arrive at the Federal Correctional Institution in Petersburg, Virginia before the start of Yom Kippur.
A senior finance major, Dicker drove two and a half hours with five other students to the prison so ...