Students celebrate end of Passover with messiah meal at Chabad

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By Gabrielle Kanik For the Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh For almost one-fifth of the students on campus, Tuesday meant the end of the Passover holiday. This year, Passover began at sundown Monday, April 10 and ended Tuesday, April 18 with a traditional last … Continued

Over 25 students contribute to OU-JLIC UMD haggadah for Passover

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By Asia Hester For the Mitzpeh @helloitsasia1 The Orthodox Union’s Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus’s second installment of this university’s haggadah, released Friday, features writings of UMD students that reflect and offer guidance as Passover begins on the evening of … Continued

Visiting UCLA professor discusses Moroccan Jewish identity, effects of tourism

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By Asia Hester For the Mitzpeh @helloitsasia1 The Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies welcomed Aomar Boum, a socio-cultural anthropologist, Wednesday to discuss the effects of the integral history of Jewish culture and presence in Morocco and other Arab countries on … Continued

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