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UMD athletes balance Passover responsibilities, sports obligations

By Jared Beinart Staff writer @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 ...

Conservative Jews discuss advantages to eating kitniyot on Passover after new ruling

By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58 The Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, an authority in Conservative Judaism, voted in December 2015 that eating kitniyot during Passover is acceptable, according to a teshuvah, or responsum, by the Rabbinical Assembly. Kitniyot are foods such as legumes, beans and rice which Ashkenazi ...