A new 39,105-square-foot Hillel cultural center will be on Yale Avenue, next to fraternity row and St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.
The current Hillel, located on Mowatt Lane, is about 16,700 square feet whereas the new Hillel will be more than 39,000 square feet.
The performance was titled 'L'Chaim,' a Jewish toast that means, "to life."
The event hosted guest speakers, a mass dreidel spin and student group promotion.
As a Jew and longtime admirer of Mindy Kaling, I felt misrepresented by her new Netflix show.
The university's Jewish Student Center is helping students hold Seder dinners in College Park.
As covid-19 upends life in the U.S., some students lean on their faith to ground them.
The new building's doors are expected to open in 2022.
To be a truly inclusive school, UMD needs to acknowledge major religious holidays on its calendar.
Demonstrators cited human rights violations against Palestinians in the protest.