Here is a short overview of the past year with Chabad at the University of Maryland:
~ Please feel free to click any of the links to see pictures from that event ~
- Chinese Shabbat Dinner! Photos
- Sefardi Shabbat Dinner! Photos
- Italiano Shabbato & Shabbat Together! More Details
Holiday Programs & Events:
- Sukkah Mobile and Events! Photos
- Simchat Torah! 500 Students dancing all night around campus to Chabad! See below for article
- Challah Bake – Rosh Hashanah Edition! Photos
- Menorah Lighting at Hyattsville and Pre-Chanukah Event (Chanukah wasn’t during the semester) Photos
- Tu B’Shvat Event Photos
- Purim Parties/ Megillah Readings All Over Campus & A Sit Down Purim Meal/Farbrengen Photos See below for the article
Social Events & Other Programming:
- Mezuzah Hanging! Photos
- Kosher BLT! Bagels, Lox & Teffilin! Photos ~ Photos
- Grad Pizza Event! Photos
- AEPHI & Sharsheret Pink Challah Bake! Photos
- North Campus Pizza Party! Photos
- Midnight breakfast at the Library during exam study times! Photos
- UMD Basketball Kosher concession stand! Photos See below for article
And then Covid-19 hit…
Chabad adapted to the situation and was able to continue the impact at UMD.
- Pre-Packaged Shabbat kits including Challah, Wine, and food! Photos See below for article
- Prepared Passover Seder kits, Haggadahs, and Meals! Photos See below for article
- Zoom class on how to run a Seder alone!
- Sinai Scholars – Zoom Photos
- Weekly Tanya Class on Zoom Photos
- Weekly Parsha Class on Zoom Photos
- Zoom L’Chaim for the graduating class! Joined by UMD President Loh & Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Turgeon! To add that Chabad touch, we mailed over 100 seniors a personal gift package! Photos
- Shavout treats!
Click below to flip through an ‘Insta Story” of the fall 19 semester
Not included here are many events which were not photographed: ~Shabbat & Holiday Dinners~ ~Weekly classes~ ~Smaller dorm and Greek house events~ ~Friendship circle/community service~ ~Chaplaincy counseling~ ~One on one and group learning opportunities~ and many others!
To see the past year’s overview please click here