Jew You Should Know: David Stein
By Yakira Cohen
The energy is contagious.
Fans are cheering, players are sweating, and the Xfinity Center is bursting with energy as the bright yellow numbers tick down.
This is no ordinary Maryland basketball game. It’s not even a university-sanctioned event.
It’s the National ...
Terp Thon’s Day of Miracles exceeds $100,000 donation goal
By Jazmin Conner
Day of Miracles, Terp Thon’s largest fundraising event of the year, raised $130,472 in 24 hours for children and families at Children’s National Hospital.
Their event, which was held from noon on Nov. 15 to noon on Nov. 16 in the Student Organization Resource Center (SORC), ...
Former players ready to return, compete at NHBT in April
By Spencer Dobkin
Students and players have already begun preparing for the National Hillel Basketball Tournament, coming back to this university in April 2019.
Since its founding in 2010 by Rachel Epstein, a former student at this university, NHBT has grown from a small event to the largest Jewish ...
Avirah’s Krispy Kreme fundraiser brings them one step closer to Boston
By Annie Archer
This university’s Israeli dance troupe, Avirah, held a Krispy Kreme fundraiser from Oct. 8 to Oct. 19 to support their participation in the Israel Folkdance Festival of Boston.
Avirah co-President Jessica Morris, a senior English major, said the troupe aims to bring Israeli dance ...
NHBT semifinal games provide blowouts, thrilling comebacks
By Daniel Oyefusi
The remaining 16 teams in four different brackets faced off Sunday morning in the Xfinity Center for the semifinal matchups of the National Hillel Basketball Tournament.
In the women’s bracket, Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University routed the University of Maryland 27-7 while ...
Yeshiva University takes home back to back championships at NHBT
By Alex Pacinda
For the Mitzpeh
After Friday and Saturday’s festivities, it was championship day at the National Hillel Basketball Tournament. The men’s portion was an afternoon matchup between two different teams from Yeshiva University Sunday.
Five teams, Sokol, Weiss, Ammar, Laifer and Marouani, all from Yeshiva, ...
Players, fans gather in Armory, Ritchie for Saturday night games
By Rachel Kalusin & Alyson Kay
For the Mitzpeh, staff writer
The National Hillel Basketball Tournament resumed playing after Shabbat with four games in the Reckord Armory at 8:30 p.m. Saturday Night, with other games playing at the Xfinity Center and the Ritchie Coliseum.
Students gathered from all over the ...