Campus farmers market offers many fresh, but limited kosher, options
By Jared Beinart
Every Wednesday, right in front of Cole Field House, this university’s farmers market provides students with a change of pace with a variety of items from fresh produce to unique stands featuring hummus, dips and more.
While The Farmers Market at Maryland provides a platform for small businesses and ...
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 ...
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 ...
Students sample foods, learn about Jewish cultures in different countries
By Pearl Mak
For the Mitzpeh
Students’ taste buds traveled around the world Wednesday without having to leave the Hillel Game Room.
The Jewish Student Union’s Jewish Geography: Food Edition event, which was free to students, featured foods from countries like Morocco, Italy, Israel, Guatemala and more. Helpers served a variety of ...
As votes come in, look inside Kedma’s election process
By Nicole Kirkner
Six positions of this university’s Kedma Board will be elected today, with nine hopeful candidates looking to secure votes by addressing the community and answering any final questions Saturday during Kiddush.
Kedma, the Orthodox Jewish group at this university will be electing a new vice ...
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 ...
Local brand offers kosher deliveries by CEO
By Eliana Block, for the Mitzpeh, @ElianaBlock
Mark Travis believes in retirement, so strongly that he left his job of 23 years at Corporate Benefit Partners to make sure parents have one. How? By cutting food costs racked-up by college kids.
“I spent a year reading about the $1 trillion college debt, and I just decided I had to do ...
Students want more kosher options at Rt. 1 TargetExpress
By Daniel Chavkin, staff writer, @dchav96
The dairy aisle at TargetExpress displays an array of cheese. The new Route 1 establishment carries some kosher items, but kosher-certified meats and cheeses are still a 20-minute car ride away. Dovid Fisher/Mitzpeh
In July, the opening of a TargetExpress along Route 1 above the Landmark apartm...
Pre-Passover, kosher diner emphasizes meat days
By Camille Chrysostom, for the Mitzpeh, @Mitzpeh
Maryland Hillel, the home to kosher dining at this university, recently made changes to its Tuesday lunch menu in order to test out different dining options for students on its meal plan.
Although Hillel traditionally reserved Tuesday exclusively for dairy meals, the organization ...