MEOR Maryland’s newest educators foster environment of growth, connection to Judaism
By Caroline X. Adkins
Rabbi Moshe and Rebbetzin Esti Schonbrun are the newest educators to join MEOR Maryland, a campus-based organization committed to extending learning opportunities to all types of Jewish students through fellowships, classes, Shabbat and holiday meals, trips abroad and more.
The Schonbruns came to ...
MEOR hosts end-of-semester barbecue, bonfire for Lag B’Omer
By David Jahng
Students at this university and members of the Jewish community gathered at the MEOR Maryland house Wednesday to take part in a celebration of the Lag B’Omer holiday.
Lag B’Omer occurs on the 33rd day of the Omer, which is 49 days between Passover and Shavuot.
Barbecued hot dogs, hamburgers, ...
At graduation ceremony, students reflect on how MEOR shaped their Jewish identities
By Chidinma Onuoha
Students at this university shared what MEOR meant to them in a Maimonides graduation ceremony Sunday.
MEOR is one of the major Jewish organizations on campus. Executive Director Rabbi Ari Koretzky described it as a wonderful vehicle for giving Jewish students on campus a powerful experience. ...
MEOR Kiddush Cup: a traditional spin on a classic college game
By Jasmine Boyd
MEOR Maryland hosted a grape juice pong tournament Sunday night at “The Box,” MEOR’s home on campus, on Knox Road. According to its website, MEOR is “a home away from home” for Jewish students on campus to commune, share Shabbat meals, and engage with each other.
Senior criminology and ...
MEOR rabbi starts podcast to broaden Jewish influence
By Kaitlyn Hopkins
Rabbi Ari Koretzky’s new podcast aims to introduce the Jewish community to inspiring Jewish men and women making a difference in the world.
Titled “Jews You Should Know,” the podcast’s first episode was released on August 22, and has since featured distinguished guests such as Eric Finger...
MEOR welcomes Jewish community members with annual 5K and BBQ
By Brogan Gerhart
MEOR hosted its annual 5K and barbecue to welcome this university’s students back on a warm and sunny Labor Day afternoon.
The start of the 5K marked the beginning of the festivities as multiple attendees of the launch party took to the streets to show their support for the organization. Last ...
MEOR seeks to create relationship with Greek community
By Morgan Caplan
For the Mitzpeh
MEOR Maryland, a Jewish campus outreach organization, fosters a relationship with the Maryland Greek community, encouraging an education of Jewish values despite differing religious backgrounds.
MEOR hosts a variety of events for anyone in the university’s community such as challah baking, Shabbat ...
Yom HaZikaron highlights differences between American, Israeli military culture
By Rachel Kalusin
For the Mitzpeh
Yom HaZikaron is the day of remembrance for the fallen soldiers and the victims of terror in Israel. This year the holiday is commemorated on the evening of April 30 through sundown tonight, May 1. Memorial Day serves the same purpose in the U.S., but the two holidays have more differences than ...