Mishelanu, Maryland Hillel conclude Pesach with UMD’s first Mimouna festival
By Samantha Caruso
Maryland Hillel and Israeli American Council Mishelanu hosted this university’s first Mimouna, a traditional Moroccan Jewish festival celebrating the end of Passover, at the Rosenbloom Hillel Center Sunday night.
Mishelanu is a pro-Israel organization with active chapters on 96 college campuses ...
University of Michigan professor explains how emigration created Israeli identity
By Chidinma Onuoha
Within an intimate room in H.J. Patterson Hall, University of Michigan professor Bryan K. Roby explained how emigration sculpted Israeli culture and identity Tuesday night. The event, hosted by the Gildenhorn Institute, was part of a series which introduces events like this on a weekly basis. ...
Visiting UCLA professor discusses Moroccan Jewish identity, effects of tourism
By Asia Hester
For the Mitzpeh
The Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies welcomed Aomar Boum, a socio-cultural anthropologist, Wednesday to discuss the effects of the integral history of Jewish culture and presence in Morocco and other Arab countries on the people and governments .
“This professor is an expert on Moroccan ...