Ometz entertains students with its first movie night
By Krissy Harris
The game room at the Maryland Hillel center transformed into a movie theater of sorts Saturday night. It was Ometz’s first ‘Movie Night,’ serving up snacks and showing the Israeli film “Atomic Falafel.”
“We will be watching a movie and making pizza bagels,” said Mo Goldberger, ...
Students sprung by Kedma spring movie series
By Yakira Cohen
Some students spend their Saturday nights at the bars. Others choose to study or go to the mall. On three Saturday nights this semester, the Orthodox Jews at this university are cozying up to movies at Hillel with fellow community members.
As the days grow longer during the spring, ...
Hillel kicks off Israel Week, reminding students that ‘hummus’ where the heart is
By Brogan Gerhart
Maryland Hillel celebrated Israel’s 70th year of independence by making hummus and showing “Hummus! The Movie” at the Cambridge Community Center Sunday night.
Hummus is eaten all over the Middle East and originated there because of the abundance of chickpeas in the region. Due to hummus’ ...
Students express mixed views on Fantastic Beasts movie
By Casey Noenickx
For the Mitzpeh
J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hit theaters on Nov. 18, just in time to watch the fantasy over winter break.
The film takes place in the 1920s, well before Harry Potter is born and features Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, a British wizard doing ...