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SGA legislators vote against divestment bill after hours of debate

By Elana Morris For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh This university’s Student Government Association voted against a bill to divest from certain Israeli companies in a 9-25 vote with two abstentions Wednesday night. Though the bill did not explicitly align itself with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign, it advocated to disassoci...

Hillel hosts annual Global Justice Shabbat with focus on prison reform

By Jenna Pierson Staff writer @jenna_pierson   Maryland Hillel hosted its seventh annual Global Justice Shabbat Friday night March 29th on the topic of prison reform. The event consisted of a Shabbat dinner with a speech and Q&A session by former New York City Police Department Commissioner and convicted felon Bernard ...

Students couldn’t agree on plans of action at Justice for Jordan rally

By Jazmin Conner For Mitzpeh @jazmin_marie44   Students at this university couldn’t agree on the next steps at a Justice for Jordan rally Thursday.    The rally was planned by the SGA before the firing of this university’s football coach DJ Durkin. After the breaking news, it was announced that the event would continue ...

Why every student should pay a visit to the Holocaust Museum

By Deborah Brown Copy editor @Mitzpeh   On Sunday, Oct. 14, I was part of a group of 18 students from the College Park Scholars Justice and Legal Thought program who went to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. We left in the morning and returned after noon, which was plenty of time to walk through the ...

Maryland Hillel hosts Global Justice Shabbat: Respond & Prevent Sexual Assault

By Samantha Caruso For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh 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 ...