Seniors take first place at annual JHacks hackathon with “Too Long; Didn’t Watch”
UPDATE: This article has been edited from the original version, which was posted March 13 at 7:44 a.m. See corrections at the bottom of the article.
By Jeremy Bell
Two seniors won at the third annual JHacks hackathon this weekend, a competition where student hackers put their creativity to work by developing unique ...
Maryland Hillel hosts Global Justice Shabbat: Respond & Prevent Sexual Assault
By Samantha Caruso
Maryland Hillel hosted its sixth annual Global Justice Shabbat this weekend with the theme Respond & Prevent Sexual Assault.
The event, which included a formal Shabbat dinner on Friday night at Hillel and a Havdalah service Saturday night at the Zeta Beta Tau chapter house, aimed to spark a ...
Campus organizations offer students variety of ways to celebrate Hanukkah
Editor's note: In the interest of transparency, it is important to note that Miller is an AEPi member.
By Miller Friedman
Hanukkah is a holiday that was started to celebrate a miracle.
While the Maccabees’ unlikely defeat of Antiochus and the miracle of the oil is still at the forefront of Jewish minds ...
Committee for Jewish Collaboration strives to make Hillel a pluralistic community
By Kaitlyn Hopkins
The Committee for Jewish Collaboration is considered by some to be a hidden gem within the Maryland Hillel community. This committee of students isn’t well known but aims to “strengthen the pluralistic community at Maryland Hillel and celebrate its diversity through events, programs, and dialog...
Students in Greek life experience SHABAM as hosts
By Kate Casey
Everything Ilona Ehrlich and James Hackler had been working towards for the last month came together on Nov. 17 when the two hosted a conjoined SHABAM dinner for their sorority and fraternity, respectively.
Ehrlich, a sophomore history major of Phi Sigma Sigma, and Hackler, a junior marketing and ...
Hillel hosts eleventh annual SHABAM in homes across campus
By Kate Casey
Over 1,000 students gathered around dinner tables across this university’s campus in celebration of SHABAM Friday night.
SHABAM, which stands for “Shabbat Across Maryland” is sponsored by the Gorlin Family Foundation, which helped over 100 students host their peers for a Shabbat dinner across ...
“Lunch Bunch” combines two Hillel favorites: Israel, food
By Harrison Goldstein
Lunch Bunch Israel, a new program that meets weekly to eat lunch and discuss individual experiences with Israel, held its first full meeting in the Hillel dining room Monday afternoon.
The group, which held a small pilot meeting last week, is designed to be a casual setting in which students ...
Hillel hosts fourth annual Good Deeds Day with “Tie-Tie-Thai” theme
By Ashley Peccerelli
Hillel hosted Good Deeds Day Sunday to give students an opportunity to do a good deed and engage with the community.
This year’s theme was Tie-Tie-Thai, featuring three activities, tie-dyeing, tying blankets and Thai food. The activities were located in the La Plata basement on North Campus ...
Dean of Pardes Institute visits Hillel to discuss life’s uncertainties
By Harrison Goldstein
Students at the Rosenbloom Hillel Center discussed the Jewish approach to life’s many uncertainties with Dr. David Bernstein of the Pardes Institute Wednesday afternoon.
Bernstein is the dean of the Pardes Institute, a co-ed and non-denominational Jewish learning community. Based in ...