Holiday observance is a cornerstone of Jewish Life at UMBC. Whether it’s shaking a lulav on Commons Terrace during Sukkot or lighting the Menorah during Hanukkah, you will always find the Jewish community of UMBC enjoying festive celebrations. Below are some examples of past holiday on campus. Check back soon or look on Facebook for specifics.
Rosh Hashanah—Rosh Hashanah Dinner
Yom Kippur—Don’t Atone Alone & Break the Fast Party
Sukkot—Dr Seuss Sukkot
Hanukkah—Hillel Hanukkah Bash
Tu B’Shvat—Seder of the Season
Purim—Purim Spiel Shabbat
Passover—Matzah Pizza All WEEK!
University policies regarding absence for religious holidays/practice can be found here.