Maryland Hillel 45 results

Football team gearing up (Sept. 1983)

By Ron Grodzinsky The RSPS (Red Sea Pedestrian Society), the University of Maryland Hillel Flag Football team, opens their season this year with new philosphy, and high hopes. After a difficult season last year, zero wins and four defeats, captain Richie Glass expects good things this year. “We are going to in with a new and winning ...

Israeli startup Group.Market comes to Maryland

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 The Maryland Free & For Sale Facebook group may be a familiar buying-and-selling platform for many students at this university, but there is a new, international challenger coming to campus. Group.Market is an Israeli startup providing a dedicated application for buying and selling items ...

Hillel welcomes new and returning students with a day at the ballpark

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 Maryland Hillel brought a contingent of about 70 students to Nationals Park this past Sunday for the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s annual Grand Slam Sunday, a Jewish community day at the ballpark. Students registering through Hillel got discounted tickets and a free bus ride to and ...

Hillel, JFarm’s Tu B’Shevat seder ushers in spring

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag You’ve heard of the Seinfeld episode “Two Worlds Colliding”? Well, Hillel’s Tu B’Shevat seder had “four worlds” colliding — all of which had spiritual significance to Israel and ushering in the upcoming spring. In Israel, Tu B’Shevat is a traditional holiday that signals ...

Kibbitzing and questions with Sarah Tasman – the new rabbi at Hillel

By Michele Amira Rabbi Sarah Tasman is the senior Jewish educator at Maryland Hillel, coming into the position formerly held by Rabbi Jessica Lott. Among other responsibilities, Tasman will work with Reform students, lead learning initiatives and serve as an educational resource for the Women's Leadership Conference, according to Maryland ...