Jewish tradition and the arts blend for Hillel showcase
By Haleigh Whisted
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
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
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
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
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
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...
Mezumenet ends semester with showcase of new parodies
By Abby Wallisch
For the Mitzpeh
Mezumenet, the all-female Jewish a cappella group on campus, finished off the semester with its spring concert May 7. The group showcased songs like “That's What Makes a Jewish Girl,” a parody of One Direction’s “That’s What Makes You Beautiful,” and a medley of feminism-related songs like ...
Mezumenet holds its fall concert for alumni, students Saturday night
By Alyson Kay
For the Mitzpeh
The all-female Jewish a capella group Mezumenet held its fall concert in Memorial Chapel on Saturday night.
The group sang eight songs with an intermission after the fourth song. About 100 people ventured to the chapel to watch the group perform. Most of the audience members were students from this ...