Keeping Hillel kitchen kosher comes with many responsibilities
By Yelin Jung
For the Mitzpeh
A man with rectangle-shaped glasses removed vegetables from a basin and poured the excess water through a thin white cloth. He examined the sheet over a light box using a magnifying glass. “It’s alive,” he said.
Rachamim Fakheri, a mashgiach in Maryland Hillel kitchen, checks vegetables for ...
UMD athletes balance Passover responsibilities, sports obligations
By Jared Beinart
When it comes to Passover, especially for college students, there seems to be a lot more one must give up than just eliminating bread and other grains for the week.
Spring is a time when many students across campus participate in intramural sports. This past week, intramural soccer began the first ...
Rabbi, students bite into silence surrounding Kashrut
By Suzi Marsh
For the Mitzpeh
The topic of Kashrut is one that, even in the Jewish community, tends to not get discussed as in-depth as some may hope.
This is why Maryland Hillel Rabbi Aderet Drucker attempted to combat that shortcoming by leading a two-part discussion on the origin of Kashrut and the role it plays in society ...
From the Archives: Is that ‘Natty’ kosher? (Nov. 2010)
Students deal with kashrut and drinking
By Melissa Moore
When people think of college students, they think wild partners - a red solo cup in the right hand and a fifth of vodka in the left. While this stereotype isn't necessarily an accurate portrayal of the student body, kosher students who wish to partake in the debauchery can have a ...