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Stern College at Yeshiva University victorious in NHBT women’s championship game

By Jenna Pierson Staff writer @jenna_pierson   The women’s championship game for the National Hillel Basketball Tournament was held at Ritchie Coliseum Sunday afternoon. Stern College of Yeshiva University in New York faced off against an independent team of free agents in the championship round for the coveted Kiddush Cup, ...

New women’s workout group HIITs Hillel

By Jenna Pierson Staff writer @jenna_pierson   "Stretch and Kvetch,” a new Jewish female workout group, held their first workout session at Hillel on Wednesday, February 27, from 5-6 p.m. The group of seven girls gathered together to kick off the weekly program with high-intensity interval training (HIIT), led by student duo ...

Hillel hosts barre class to promote physical, spiritual health for Jewish women

By Brogan Gerhart Copy editor @BroganGerhart   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 ...

CTC: campus’ quickest minyan

By Mollie Higgins For the Mitzpeh @molliehiggins One of the upstairs minyanim at Hillel, better known as CTC, is a place for people to come together on Friday nights specifically attracting those who like to do minimal singing. For Noam Weintraub, the president of Congregation of Tired Curmudgeons, the decision to attend CTC was fairly simple. ...

Keva V’Kevana provides inclusivity to all sects of Jewish community

By Morgan Caplan For the Mitzpeh @m_ caplan6 Keva V’Kevana (KVK) Partnership Minyan strives to provide this university’s Jewish community an inclusive prayer opportunity by combining aspects of both the conservative and orthodox minyan. The group, which meets once a month in Maryland Hillel, promotes maximum participation of females and ...

First MEOR ‘Mind, Body and Soul’ shabbaton provides Jewish ideals on sisterhood, spirituality and self-esteem

By Michele Amira Pinczuk Forget the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, this past weekend was a “Sisterhood of Shabbat,” thanks to Meor’s first “Mind, Body and Soul Retreat” shabbaton. The shabbaton took place at the peaceful Pearlstone Center Kayam Farms, a Jewish sustainable farm and conference center in Baltimore — the ideal ...