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.