Students open hearts, minds through poetry at Sermon Slam 2019
By Nick Albicocco
The Stamp Student Union’s grand ballroom lounge wasn’t just a room full of poetry and snapping Monday night but also a room full of bravery, identity and emotion as students shared their renditions of poetry and artwork during Sermon Slam 2019.
The Sermon Slam is an annual event in which ...
Hillel Fellows meet with students to discuss Alternative Break trips
By Dan Novak
Organizers of Maryland Hillel’s Alternative Break trips met with interested students over ice cream Thursday to recruit and discuss the trips before the application deadline this Sunday.
For Jewish students looking to spend their vacations engaging in something more meaningful than ...
JSU celebrates Israel’s 70th birthday with annual Israel Fest
By Jamie Kerner
The Maryland Jewish Student Union held its annual Israel Fest on McKeldin Mall as it celebrated Israel's culture and 70th birthday Thursday.
The event, which was held from 10 a.m to 4 p.m., featured various activities and stations. Each vendor there had an educational aspect in regards to ...
Schwartz family opens home and grill for students to celebrate last days of Passover
By Brogan Gerhart
Rabbi Elie and Miriam Schwartz opened their home Friday afternoon to Jewish students who were on campus for the last few days of Passover for a holiday-friendly barbecue.
The event was run through the Orthodox Union-Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus at Maryland, which is partnered with Hillel ...