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 ~

Opening Events:

Shabbat Dinners:

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 here to see the articles mentioned above and Chabad in the news ~

    More photos can be found on our Facebook Page @umdchabad and Instagram @umdchabad

                   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!
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    To see the past year’s overview please click here