Four Jewish performing arts groups at UMD bring new plans to a new year
By Mohan Xu
There are four main Jewish performance groups at this University: Avirah, Rak Shalom, Kol Sasson and Mezumenet. Each semester, all of these groups have big plans.
Avirah is the Israeli dance company at this university. Currently there are 12 members. Their members choreograph original dances in ...
Hillel Arts Showcase celebrates Jewish community through music, dance
By Krissy Harris
The Hoff Theater at STAMP Student Union was filled with excitement on Saturday night. It was Maryland Hillel’s Arts Showcase, celebrating the Jewish community at this university.
Lively chatter echoed through the theater, as an audience of about 300 people from this university's Jewish ...
Students sing their favorite tunes at first KOR-aoke event
By Mohan Xu
KOR, the joint-student group between the Kedma, Ometz and Ruach communities, held the KOR-aoke event for the first time in the Maryland Hillel Multi-Purpose Room Thursday night.
“The goal of KOR-aoke is for students within Hillel to have a fun space to meet each other,” said Maya Greenbaum, a ...
Two ensembles combine to celebrate life of composer Leonard Bernstein
By Haleigh Whisted
The University of Maryland College Park School of Music hosted the Fall Choral Showcase last Sunday evening, celebrating famous composer Leonard Bernstein’s centennial, using the voices of this university’s Chamber Singers and Chorale ensembles.
For the final song, conductor ...