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Jewish a cappella groups leave audition season empty-handed

  By Ella Sherman For Mitzpeh @umdmitzpeh As the audition process comes to a close, the three Jewish a cappella groups at this university have decided to hold off on recruiting new members until next fall. However, February auditions were still held virtually, as Mezumenet, Kol Sasson and Rak Shalom each used Google Forms, Zoom, ...

Jewish clubs prepare for online fall semester

Challah for Hunger board members having a meeting over Zoom. Photo courtesy of Anna Kaplan. @Ileanairl By Ileana Lozano Arts Editor Students in over 800 clubs at this university have taken a hit from the changes brought by COVID-19, including many Jewish clubs that have had to make adjustments to operating online. “We’re going ...

Mezumenet is (Challah) back with new album

@Mitzpeh By Gabrielle Goldman For Mitzpeh This university’s female Jewish a cappella group, Mezumenet, just released a vibrant new album, Imperium.  Imperium ​features various genres, from the rock Panic! at the Disco medley, to the Jewish liturgical song “Eshet Chayil,” to Mezumenet’s own unique parodies. For example, ...

Hillel Arts Showcase celebrates Jewish community through music, dance

By Krissy Harris For Mitzpeh @KrissyPrances21 The Hoff Theater at STAMP Student Union was filled with excitement on Saturday night. It was Maryland Hillel’s Arts Showcase, celebrating the Jewish community at this university. Lively chatter echoed through the theater, as an audience of about 300 people from this university's Jewish ...

Jewish tradition and the arts blend for Hillel showcase

By Haleigh Whisted For Mitzpeh @HaleighWhisted   Students and their relatives attended an exhibition of music, dance and vocals—preceded by homemade food—at the Maryland Hillel Marilyn Allswang Eisenberg (z’l) Arts Showcase Saturday night. Inside this university's Memorial Chapel, during Hillel family weekend, parents and ...

Get to know the Jewish a cappella groups on campus!

By Nicole Noechel For Mitzpeh @noechel_nicole   Though there is a wide variety of a cappella groups on campus, only three cater solely to the Jewish community: Rak Shalom, Kol Sasson and Mezumenet. Rak Shalom, founded in 2005, covers everything from American and Israeli pop to traditional Jewish music, performing for audiences ...

Members of the Jewish community gather in memory of Israel’s fallen soldiers

By David Jahng For Mitzpeh @DavidJahng Students and members of this university’s Jewish community came together Wednesday night in somber respect to commemorate Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day. Maryland Hillel hosted the ceremony to honor Israeli soldiers who have fallen as well as victims of terrorist attacks. “I remember ...

Mezumenet’s new album opening on high note with music video release

By Morgan Politzer For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Mezumenet certainly isn’t “mezzin’ around” as the university’s all-female Jewish a cappella group prepares for the launch of its new album, Mezcellaneous. Mezcellaneous is the group’s third studio album and will be released on Spotify on April 17. The album has a total of 11 songs and ...

Mezumenet, Avirah performances showcase Jewish culture

By Ashley Peccerelli For Mitzpeh @Ashley_Pecce Mezumenet, the all-female Jewish a cappella group took the stage to perform at its fall concert along with an opening show of Avirah, the only Israeli dance troupe, in Van Munching Hall on Sunday. The 12-member a cappella group sang songs in a mixture of English and Hebrew and ranged between ...

Jewish a cappella groups celebrate history, community through music

By Mackenzie Roche For Mitzpeh @MackenzieRoche Students, families, faculty and members of the Jewish community gathered Saturday night in Memorial Chapel to celebrate their heritage through a cappella performances. Student a cappella groups Kol Sasson, Mezumenet and Rak Shalom took turns performing a variety of songs ranging from “Warr...