Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Tamara Soleymani and Daniel Ben-Or
By Yakira Cohen
When junior government and politics and psychology major Tamara Soleymani arrived at the Maryland Dairy Tuesday afternoon for her blind date, she was surprised to meet not a new person, but a familiar face. Daniel Ben-Or, a freshman finance and computer science major, instantly recognized her from ...
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Maya Greenbaum and Ezra Trost
By Yakira Cohen
Freshman engineering major Ezra Trost sat in the back of Rudy’s Cafe Monday evening with a blindfold on his face, at first for a minute—and then four more. When he finally heard someone say “hi” and removed the mask, Trost found himself face-to-face with his Mitzpeh Matchmaker ...
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Mikey Pollack and Alyse Messafi
By Kira Cohen
Junior philosophy major Mikey Pollack and sophomore public health science major Alyse Messafi met up at Dunkin' Donuts under Terrapin Row on Nov. 5. Their date was originally set for Nov. 2 at 7-Eleven, but when Pollack and Messafi went to two different 7-Eleven establishments, they were unable to ...
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Nathan Fredman and Devorah Savitsky
By Kira Cohen
Junior sociology major Devorah Savitsky and senior physics major Nathan Fredman met up at Cold Stone Creamery on Route 1 April 26. Both Savitsky and Fredman are Honors Humanities alumni. Although Mitzpeh Matchmaker dates are typically “blind,” the two were surprised to find that they actually ...
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Danielle Leopold and Kevin Rychik
By Michele Amira Pinczuk, staff writer, @nicejewishswag
Seniors Danielle Leopold and Kevin Rychik set off on a pumpkin carving adventure in the Maryland Hillel sukkah Sept. 20. After all, the seasons are changing and what says autumn time more than carving pumpkins?
Leopold, a communications and government and politics double major, and ...
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Shira Movsas & Jacob Sloyer
By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag
I scream. You scream. Mitzpeh Matchmaker screams for ice cream.
That’s why this month’s Mitzpeh Matchmaker blind date couple, freshman biology major Shira Movsas and junior marketing and information systems double major Jacob Sloyer, met up at Coldstone Creamery for ice cream.
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Zev Klein and Naomi Lieberman
Describe how you were feeling before the date.
Z: I was super excited and a little nervous. Originally, we were going to meet for a tango lesson, which made me pretty panicky. I practiced dancing in my room with the help of YouTube and a broom. Luckily, the dancing didn’t work out in the end.
N: I was really excited and nervous beforehand. ...
Mitzpeh Matchmaker – David and Amanda
February was certainly a month of love for some. On Feb. 7, David Kravitz, a junior computer science major, and Amanda Schwartz, a freshman English major, embarked on an oddly familiar blind date at Yogiberry.
Who got there first?
David: She got there first, but she ran there. We met in the elevator in Commons 5, but obviously we didn't know ...