Max Breene is a junior government and politics major.  This is his first year as editor-in-chief.  Before taking over as editor-in-chief, he served one year as sports editor and another as news editor for Mitzpeh.  His interests include politics and watching his favorite Boston sports teams.  Max is excited to contribute toward Mitzpeh’s future and can’t wait to work with some great writers and editors this year.

Published Articles:

I grew up attending a Conservative synagogue. I never could have imagined something like this happening

Oct. 28, 2018

Yesterday morning, an attack on the Conservative Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh took the lives of 11 innocent congregants and left six others wounded.

Holocaust denier running for Congress should be condemned, defeated in November

Feb. 12, 2018

Come November, a Holocaust denier and neo-Nazi sympathizer could represent the GOP on the ballot in Illinois’s 3rd Congressional District.

As cemetery vandalism, bomb threats strike Jewish community, we must not show fear

Mar. 9, 2017

This year, threats against Jewish Community Centers have soared, tombstones in Jewish cemeteries have been toppled, and Jews across America are now asking the question: are we safe?

Neil Gorsuch should be given fair chance, might be good for American Jews

Feb. 8, 2017

On Jan. 31, President Donald Trump nominated judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to be the next associate Supreme Court justice of the United States.

Students view Halloween as more social than religiously-rooted Purim

Oct. 31, 2016

This Halloween, you can expect to see plenty of students roaming the streets dressed in costume, celebrating the famous “trick or treating” festival.

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