From Jew-ish to Jew: How Jewish students connect to faith at UMD
By Ndeye Aminata Ndiaye
There is a big difference between being born Jewish and choosing to be Jewish. Although born into Jewish families, some students were largely uninvolved with their religious identities until they found the Jewish community on this campus.
One of them is sophomore computer science and finance ...
Hillel hosts barre class to promote physical, spiritual health for Jewish women
By Brogan Gerhart
To celebrate the message behind Rosh Chodesh, female students at Hillel participated in a barre class and discussion Monday evening to celebrate the feminine body and spirit.
Annie Weishaar, an instructor from OpenBarre Studios in College Park, led 21 women in a warm-up and ...
Hillel, JFarm’s Tu B’Shevat seder ushers in spring
By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag
You’ve heard of the Seinfeld episode “Two Worlds Colliding”? Well, Hillel’s Tu B’Shevat seder had “four worlds” colliding — all of which had spiritual significance to Israel and ushering in the upcoming spring.
In Israel, Tu B’Shevat is a traditional holiday that signals ...