Schwartz family opens home and grill for students to celebrate last days of Passover
By Brogan Gerhart
Rabbi Elie and Miriam Schwartz opened their home Friday afternoon to Jewish students who were on campus for the last few days of Passover for a holiday-friendly barbecue.
The event was run through the Orthodox Union-Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus at Maryland, which is partnered with Hillel ...
Over 25 students contribute to OU-JLIC UMD haggadah for Passover
By Asia Hester
For the Mitzpeh
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 April 10.
The idea for the Maryland haggadah originated from ...
JLIC couple set to leave after first year at UMD Hillel
By Jack Wisniewski
For the Mitzpeh
With the news that Maryland Hillel will be losing a Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus couple at the end of the semester, they face the task of finding a replacement for the 2017 fall semester.
JLIC is a partnership program that Hillel shares with the Orthodox Union in which young Orthodox ...
Who are the two new JLIC families at UMD?
By Amanda Engel
Two new couples recently joined this university’s Jewish community. The Tsykins and the Hirschhorns were hired over the summer to be the two new Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (JLIC) couples.
JLIC is an Orthodox Union program (OU), that matches campuses with Orthodox educator couples who ...