Jew You Should Know: Jonathan Allen
By Daniel Oyefusi
As a child, Jonathan Allen grew up in Aventura—a suburb roughly 18 miles north of Miami—as the son of a single mother who worked long shifts an hour away from their home.
Because of his mother’s work obligations, neighbors and members of his community frequently chipped in to help out, ...
Terps for Israel lobbies against BDS, Hezbollah at Capitol Hill
By Erin Garry
About 12 students went to Capitol Hill with Terps for Israel on Tuesday to advocate pro-Israel legislation on their biannual lobbying trip.
The group focused on Iran’s nuclear deal, the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, and Hezbollah. The overarching goal was to promote a good relati...
While SGA prepares to vote on BDS bill, opposition groups fight back
UPDATE: This article has been edited from the original version, which was posted today (Nov. 15) at 12:22 p.m. See corrections at the bottom of the article.
By Christian Spencer
Terps for Israel and UMD College Republicans are working together to oppose a Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) bill ...
Israel Week Committee members look forward to week of fun, educational events
By Georgia Slater
For the Mitzpeh
For over six years, Maryland Hillel has hosted Israel Week, a series of events to explore and celebrate different parts of Israeli culture. This year, it will begin on Tuesday, April 25 and culminate with Israel Fest on Tuesday, May 2.
Israel Week is co-sponsored by various Jewish student ...
U.S.-Israeli Policy Conference garners bipartisan, student interest
By Mollie Higgins
For the Mitzpeh
In a time of political change in the U.S., about 18,000 people at the 2017 American Israel Policy Affairs Conference in D.C. displayed a bipartisan voice and unified support for Israel.
The three-day conference that ran from March 26 to March 28 featured numerous keynote speakers, presentations ...