University of Michigan professor explains how emigration created Israeli identity
By Chidinma Onuoha
Within an intimate room in H.J. Patterson Hall, University of Michigan professor Bryan K. Roby explained how emigration sculpted Israeli culture and identity Tuesday night. The event, hosted by the Gildenhorn Institute, was part of a series which introduces events like this on a weekly basis. ...
Students view Halloween as more social than religiously-rooted Purim
By Max Breene
For the Mitzpeh
This Halloween, you can expect to see plenty of students roaming the streets dressed in costume, celebrating the famous “trick or treating” festival. But for many Jewish students on campus, Halloween is not the only time to dress up in character. Judaism celebrates the story of the Book of Esther ...
Non-Jewish Mitzpeh members
By Daniel Ofman
What are some characteristics that one would look for in the editor-in-chief of a Jewish newspaper?
At Mitzpeh, being Jewish hasn’t necessarily been one of those characteristics. This publication has had many students in leadership positions who were not Jewish and who initially knew little ...