Student Groups

Be a part of the greater Jewish community on campus and get involved with one of our many student groups at Maryland Hillel!

Adopt a Bubbie

Adopt a Bubbie

Visit old-age homes weekly in order to give back in a meaningful way.

Avirah

Avirah

Learn and perform Israeli dances on campus, at festivals and beyond.

Challah for Hunger

Challah for Hunger

Braid and sell challah to benefit organizations fighting hunger.

DUNK

DUNK

Teach youth about healthy living through after school basketball.

Eruv Committee

Help check the eruv to allow people to carry on Shabbat.

Gift of Life

Gift of Life

Join a bone marrow registry that serves patients seeking donors for transplants.

Hamsa

Hamsa

Participate in and plan LGBTQ+ friendly events for Jewish students on campus.

Hillel Greek Life

Hillel Greek Life

Engage with Greek Jewish Terps through a variety of exciting programs.

Hillel North

Hillel North

Meet freshmen on North Campus via Shabbat Dinners, Breakfast Clubs and more!

HRCT

HRCT

Hillel’s Rebranding Community Togetherness, redefining the role of Jewish students on campus.

JFarm

JFarm

Educate and volunteer to inspire the community to be environmentally conscious.

JHacks

JHacks

Join in for a weekend of innovation and stay for an all night hackathon at UMD.

J Street UMD

J Street UMD

Advocate for a two-state solution and represent the Zionist left.

Jewish Student Union

Jewish Student Union

Coordinate events including formals, bar nights, Israel Fest, and more.

Kedma

Kedma

Take part in services, speakers and social events for Orthodox students.

Kol Sasson

Kol Sasson

Members rehearse and perform Jewish a cappella around the country.

Mezumenet

Mezumenet

Come together with the only all women Jewish a cappella group on campus.

Mishelanu

Mishelanu

Connect with Israeli and Hebrew speaking students through Israel-themed events.

Mitzpeh

Mitzpeh

Write or report for UMD’s independent student Jewish newspaper.

National Hillel Basketball Tournament

NHBT

Compete in a basketball tournament with Jewish students from all over the country.

Ometz

Ometz

Join Conservative Jews on campus for social events, lively services and learning.

Rak Shalom

Rak Shalom

Bring excitement and quality to Jewish a cappella performances nation-wide.

Ruach

Ruach

Take part in acitivities for Reform Jewish students on campus.

Shabbat Crew

Shabbat Crew

Work with the kitchen to serve food and create a warm Shabbat atmosphere.

Sukkah Squad

Sukkah Squad

Put up and take down the Sukkah behind Hillel around the time of Sukkot.

Tamid

Tamid

Connect students with Israeli businesses to foster American commitment to Israel.

Terps for Israel

Terps for Israel

Educate current and future campus leaders about Israel through speakers, materials and events.