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Jew You Should Know: Perry Bloch

By Alyson Kay Staff writer @alysonlyn Even though Perry Bloch, the current vice president of the finance committee for the Student Government Association, was curious about the markets growing up, he did not come to this university expecting to major in economics and finance. “I’ve always had an interest in the markets. My dad was a ...

Hillel North Ambassador program fosters north campus Jewish community

By Georgia Slater For the Mitzpeh @georgiaslater13 This semester, Hillel launched its newest program, Hillel North Ambassadors, a leadership development program for Jewish freshmen living on North Campus. According to Hillel’s website, Hillel North Ambassadors is a one-semester long program designed for first-year students to help create ...

MEOR Maimonides Leaders Fellowship kicks off its 27th semester

By Georgia Slater For the Mitzpeh @georgiaslater13     This spring, MEOR is kicking off its 27th semester of the Maimonides Leaders Fellowship, an experiential education program that has engaged hundreds of Jewish students around this university’s campus over the years. This year’s orientation for the program occurred Wednesday ...

New Hillel North program to start spring semester

By Senaya Savir Staff writer @SenayaSavir In the upcoming spring semester, Hillel will launch its newest project, a new leadership development program for Jewish freshman living on North Campus. The Hillel North Ambassadors program is derived from the Hillel North Fellowship, where fellows initially planned programs for their peers. ...

130 Jewish women attend leadership conference at Hillel, Van Munching

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 Senior Rivka Golding did not perceive herself as a leader. That was before she co-chaired Maryland Hillel’s third annual Jewish Women’s Leadership Conference, along with sophomore community health major Raquel Weinberg. “When they first asked me, I kind of rejected the position,” ...

Hillel’s JWLC focused on making the most out of a college experience

By Rachel Askinasi, for the Mitzpeh, @raskinasi The second annual Jewish Women’s Leadership Conference was held on March 8 at Hillel. Participants attended seminars that were geared toward a variety of professional world readiness, conference co-chair, Emily Shreck, said. This year, conference organizers decided to alter the nature ...

Jew You Should Know: Rachel Hochheiser-Schwartz

By Senaya Savir, staff writer, @SenayaSavir Hillel staff welcomed an additional member to their team this past December. Rachel Hochheiser-Schwartz, originally from Potomac, Md., is serving as the new Maryland Hillel leadership consultant. Hochheiser-Schwartz, who is no stranger to the young Jewish community, previously worked for BBYO, ...