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Interfaith Shabbat dinner to be held at Maryland Hillel

By Camille Chrysostom, for the Mitzpeh, @Mitzpeh The office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA) and Maryland Hillel will sponsor a Shabbat dinner for students of different religious backgrounds on May 8. The idea for the Interfaith Shabbat Dinner initially came from the MICA office’s interfaith series, which is an ...

Students host discussion to remember the forgotten

MICA and Hamsa spark discussion about the Nazi persecution of the queer and Jewish communities By Camille Chrysostom, for the Mitzpeh, @Mitzpeh The office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA) sponsored an event Wednesday, April 15 to remember the persecuted Queer and Jewish victims of the Holocaust in honor of ...

New group seeks to start interfaith dialogue

By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58 The university’s Office of Multicultural Involvement & Community Advocacy introduced a new club this semester called Live the Questions, which focuses on interfaith discussions between students. Jennifer Olson, the graduate coordinator for interfaith programs and spiritual diversity, ...

Campus events spark interfaith discussions

By Adam Barry The Interfaith Days, a series of campus events that ran from Oct. 22 to Oct. 24, spurred earnest discussion about religion and spirituality among University of Maryland students. The events were designed to bring together students from different faiths to discuss spiritual identities and diversity. A partnership between the ...