By Tori Bergel
Adjusting to a new environment is difficult for anyone. But for a freshman living independently for the first time, it can be completely overwhelming.
In comes Achim, a Hillel program that pairs new Jewish students with returning student “big brothers” and “big sisters” to help them ...
By Lexi Sugar
Avital Hirschhorn, one of Maryland Hillel’s OU-JLIC Torah educators, struggled to find a way to create a weekly event that is both fun and educational.
After extensive brainstorming, Hirschhorn discovered that the best way to incorporate both elements was to set up a weekly event called ...
By Ben Cooper
Members from multiple UMD communities and religious groups facilitated a discussion addressing peacebuilding in our social-media-driven society Thursday afternoon.
The “Peacebuilding in a New Age” event was hosted by 10 campus groups, including Maryland Hillel, MICA, the Memorial Chapel and the ...
By Abby Wallisch
For the 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 of Kedma.
The Kedma executive board consists of three positions: president, ...