Jewish tradition and the arts blend for Hillel showcase
By Haleigh Whisted
Students and their relatives attended an exhibition of music, dance and vocals—preceded by homemade food—at the Maryland Hillel Marilyn Allswang Eisenberg (z’l) Arts Showcase Saturday night.
Inside this university's Memorial Chapel, during Hillel family weekend, parents and ...
Get to know the Jewish a cappella groups on campus!
By Nicole Noechel
Though there is a wide variety of a cappella groups on campus, only three cater solely to the Jewish community: Rak Shalom, Kol Sasson and Mezumenet.
Rak Shalom, founded in 2005, covers everything from American and Israeli pop to traditional Jewish music, performing for audiences ...
International conference educates audience about end of Jewish life in Arab lands
By Kaitlyn Hopkins
"The Ancient Jewish Community of Yemen and its Emigration" was just one of the lectures that was given at the End of Jewish Communal Life in the Arab Lands International Conference Tuesday.
The conference, held in Prince George's Room in the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, attracted a diverse crowd ...
Kol Sasson opens for international conference hosted by two universities
By Mackenzie Roche
Jewish a cappella group Kol Sasson kicked off “The End of Jewish Communal Life in the Arab Lands” event at Stamp Monday with songs of unification and optimism about the Jewish people.
This university’s premier Jewish a cappella group opened the event, which was hosted by the faculty of ...
Kol Sasson closes semester with winter concert
By Mollie Higgins
This university’s premier Jewish a cappella group, Kol Sasson, put on its final performance of the semester Sunday at Tawes in the Ulrich Recital Hall to nearly 50 students, friends, family and alumni.
The talented group of 10 managed to make themselves sound like a much larger group ...
Jewish a cappella groups celebrate history, community through music
By Mackenzie Roche
Students, families, faculty and members of the Jewish community gathered Saturday night in Memorial Chapel to celebrate their heritage through a cappella performances.
Student a cappella groups Kol Sasson, Mezumenet and Rak Shalom took turns performing a variety of songs ranging from “Warr...
Kol Sasson celebrates 20th anniversary with songs, slides, speeches
By Savannah Williams
Students and alumni flooded the tiny stage in the partitioned, gray auditorium of the Riggs Alumni Center – singing, swaying, bobbing, beatboxing and generally relishing the opportunity to create music among friends.
Kol Sasson’s spring concert this year was all about celebrating the 20 years of ...
Jewish a cappella group Kol Sasson hosts annual winter concert
By Benjamin Weiner
For the Mitzpeh
This university’s premier Jewish a cappella group, Kol Sasson, rocked the Ulrich Concert Hall in Tawes Hall Saturday during its annual winter concert.
Consistently performing a variety of genres including American pop, Israeli pop and traditional Jewish melodies since it was founded in ...
Review: Kol Sasson’s New Album ‘Low Grade Fever’ a Hit
By Dovid Fisher
For The Mitzpeh
Kol Sasson’s new album Low Grade Fever is a full of passion and joyous voices. The album features the Jewish a capella group’s latest covers of songs. I got my hands on this 12 song a capella album and soon took to liking it.
Low Grade Fever features songs ranging from a traditional ...