Students voice concerns about BDS, bill fails to reach vote by SGA
By Nicole Weinstein
The Student Government Association voted against a bill proposed by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions organization Wednesday night that “calls on our university to divest from any companies that do business with Israel.”
After three hours of debate in the Stamp Grand Ballroom, the SGA ...
While SGA prepares to vote on BDS bill, opposition groups fight back
UPDATE: This article has been edited from the original version, which was posted today (Nov. 15) at 12:22 p.m. See corrections at the bottom of the article.
By Christian Spencer
Terps for Israel and UMD College Republicans are working together to oppose a Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) bill ...
“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 ...
Bobsleigh and Skeleton Israel gets its chance at the 2018 Winter Olympics
By Harrison Cann
After battling for over a decade to get their shot, Bobsleigh and Skeleton Israel will have the opportunity to make history for its country in 2018.
Since it was founded in 2002, Bobsleigh and Skeleton Israel has been working with the Israeli Olympics Committee (IOC) to get accepted as a program. ...
Crash ends UMD alum’s run at Israel in Winter Olympic games
By Harrison Cann
Not many people imagine finding their calling while watching television in their dorm room, and Bradley Chalupski is no exception.
Chalupski, a skeleton racer for Israel, first discovered the sport during his time at this university , but had no idea what the next 10 years following would entail. ...
Former education professor suspects firing was religiously charged
By Grace Mottley
Melissa Landa, a former professor in the College of Education at this university, believes that she was fired in retaliation for filing a grievance of religious discrimination and for advocating for Israel as a private citizen.
Landa worked at this university for over 10 years, but on June ...