CTC: campus’ quickest minyan

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By Mollie Higgins For the Mitzpeh @molliehiggins One of the upstairs minyanim at Hillel, better known as CTC, is a place for people to come together on Friday nights specifically attracting those who like to do minimal singing. For Noam … Continued

Keva V’Kevana provides inclusivity to all sects of Jewish community

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By Morgan Caplan For the Mitzpeh @m_ caplan6 Keva V’Kevana (KVK) Partnership Minyan strives to provide this university’s Jewish community an inclusive prayer opportunity by combining aspects of both the conservative and orthodox minyan. The group, which meets once a … Continued

College Park eruv: a border, a loophole, a necessity for Shabbat

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By Tom Hart Staff writer @Mitzpeh     There is a border surrounding this university’s campus — not maintained by a government, but instead by a group of individuals carrying on an ancient tradition. The College Park eruv encircles the … Continued

Kedma welcomes four new board members for fall semester

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By Abby Wallisch For the Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh The orthodox Jewish community, Kedma, recently held their semesterly elections and President Aaron Yitzhaky a junior kinesiology major is excited for what the newest board members will contribute to the community and planning … Continued

Over 25 students contribute to OU-JLIC UMD haggadah for Passover

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By Asia Hester For the Mitzpeh @helloitsasia1 The Orthodox Union’s Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus’s second installment of this university’s haggadah, released Friday, features writings of UMD students that reflect and offer guidance as Passover begins on the evening of … Continued

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