Tu B’Shevat good reminder to be kind to environment
By Jacqueline Hyman
Every year, Jews celebrate Tu B’Shevat sometime in the middle of the winter to celebrate the new year for trees. The holiday’s date is determined by the Jewish calendar, and falls on the 15th of Shevat, as its name indicates. However, this is often the most easily forgotten Jewish holiday as ...
Hillel Ditches Polystyrene Dishes In Favor of Compostables, Recyclables
By Senaya Savir, staff writer, @SenayaSavir
Following the trend of the eco-friendly initiative at this university, Maryland Hillel switched from polystyrene plates to more environmentally safe plates and cups this semester.
Even though these recyclables won’t necessarily be recycled, Allison Buchman, director of operations at Hillel, ...