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Hillel Shabbat lunches see lower attendance as upperclassmen dine out

By Eugene “Jesse” Nash Copy editor @jessenassh   Hillel has recently begun enforcing the price of admission for Shabbat meals on Saturdays, and upperclassmen are now opting instead for other outlets to eat. Shabbat lunch on Saturday used to be free for all Jewish students. At least, that was the prevailing thought for ...

Brian Rosenzweig speaks on importance of technology, innovation in Israel

By Nicole Reisinger For the Mitzpeh @nareising A co-founder and managing partner at JANVEST Capital Partners, a venture capital firm, talked to about 20 students Tuesday evening at Maryland Hillel about Israel’s prominence in the technology market, and why innovation is so important for the country. Brian Rosenzweig spoke on behalf of the ...

UMD students create journaling app

By Nicole Kirkner Copy editor @NicoleKirkner A new app created in February by two students at this university will help users capture daily memories in a digital journal directly on their smartphones. Line A Day is a journaling app co-created by sophomore letters and sciences student Benjamin Taragin and senior computer science major ...

Keeping Shabbat not chore, app unnecessary

            By Jake Baum In the modern age of technology, the modern Orthodox world has fallen victim to one of the worst plagues of the 21st century – obsession with cell phones. It is clear that since the invention of the cell phone, younger Jews, even ones who run in the most ...