Staff editorial: Kosher food needed on North Campus
Imagine having to trek a mile in 40-degree weather just to grab a bite to eat in the morning. This is a situation with which any student on the full kosher meal plan with 8 a.m. classes is familiar. The limited breakfast hour from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Hillel’s Bobb’s cafe combined with the lack of kosher food in the university dining halls make ...
Seven Jewish a cappella choirs to perform at annual showcase
By Jamie Weissman
The University of Maryland’s Hillel is hosting its annual a cappella showcase concert Nov. 8 as part of Hillel’s family weekend.
University groups Mezumenet, Rak Shalom and Kol Sasson will take the stage at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center for a night of performances to benefit Hillel.
"It's an incredible ...
Hillel students donate money to D.C. organizations via Slingshot
By Mojan Najmabadi
Students from this university played philanthropist last month and selected their top picks for innovative Jewish organizations in the Washington metropolitan area.
About a dozen students came together at Hillel on Oct. 21 to vote and decide which organization out of 18 groups selected by the Slingshot Fund should ...
Ten Days in Ethiopia
By Erin Serpico
While many students retreated home or went away on vacation for winter break this year, 20 brave students flew to Ethiopia for 10 days to embark on an alternative break serving the needy and connecting with their faith.
Through Maryland Hillel and the Joint Distribution Committee, this alternative winter break trip allowed ...