chanukah2Holiday 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!

Shavuot—Cheesecake Learn-a-thon

University policies regarding absence for religious holidays/practice can be found here.