Finals on Saturdays cause conflict for sabbath-observant students
By Kaleena Dwyer
For the Mitzpeh
Final exams start next Wednesday and every year one of the exam days falls on a Saturday, which causes some Jewish students at this university to struggle with working around Shabbat.
This university’s final exam guidelines allow students to reschedule exams for legitimate ...
University professors, Jewish students hassle over holiday exemptions
By Eliana Block, for the Mitzpeh, @ElianaBlock
When Noah Bar-Shain’s professor said missing his three-hour lecture for the final days of Passover was equivalent to missing a one-hour class three times, he quickly turned to Maryland Hillel.
“Some students are religiously comfortable going to class on those holidays, but I personally, am ...