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Watch Chesed in Action: Beth Tfiloh's Shiru Li Cho...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 19 - Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School’s Lower School choir, Shiru Li, brought Chanukah cheer and spirit to the patients and staff a...

   
 

Parshas Mikeitz/Shabbos Chanukah 5775 - Voluntary Thank...

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

As part of the Hallel we recite all eight days of Chanukah, we include the following pesukim from Tehillim (116) "Ana HaShem ki ani avdecha. Ani avd'cha be...

   
 

Baltimore Partners in Siyum held for Shloshim of Kedosh...

Article by BJLife/Daniel Balsam | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 19 - On Erev Chanukah (December 16, 2014), the Lakewood-based Chevrah Lomdei Mishnah www.chevrahlomdeimishnah.org, run by Ner Israel alumn...

   
 

Send A Free Personal Message To The Har Nof Families

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

Dear Friend, This week marked the shloshim of those who perished in the Har Nof attack. I received several dozen emails with different versions of this beauti...

   
 

Chanukah In Annapolis; Constituents Being Served

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 19 - On Sunday morning, Agudath Israel's Maryland and Mid-Atlantic director, Rabbi Ariel Sadwin, joined Jewish officials and comm...

   
 

Watch Live at 1:30 PM: President Obama's End-of-Ye...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

 President Obama's End-of-Year News Conference ...

   
 

Candles and Candor

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

A non-Orthodox writer recently reached out to ask if I would participate in a panel discussion about Chanukah.  The other panelists would be non-Orthodox c...

   
 

Hilchos Uminhagei Chanuka - Including Lighting on Erev...

Article by Rabbi Yissochor Dov Krakowski | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

The following is meant as a convenient review of Halachos pertaining to Chanuka. The Piskei Din for the most part are based purely on the Sugyos, Shulchan Aruch...

   
 

Chanukah TOMO Shmuess 5775

Article by Rabbi Moshe Meiselman, Rosh Ye... | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

Chanukahh Shmuess 5775 As we enter Chanukah, we need to review what the Rambam tells the story of Chanukah and describes who the Greeks were. Mishneh Torah is ...

   
 

Chanukah Menorah Parade Larger Than Ever (Photo Essay)

Article by BJL Staff | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 19 - Chabad Lubavitch Centers in Greater Baltimore celebrated the first night of Chanukah on Tuesday, Dec. 16, by lighting a public 30-foot...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink Dec. 19, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

Classroom Teachers (Baltimore, MD)Talmudical Academy of Baltimore is seeking Elementary Classroom Teachers for the current School YearQualified elementary class...

   
 

Parshas Mikeitz/Shabbos Chanukah 5775 - What Side Are ...

Article by Rabbi Yaacov Haber | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

The Chanukah story took place 2190 years ago in the year 176 BCE. At that time the Jews lived in Israel in relative peace. Yet, while we were living a tradition...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Dec. 19 - How Long Must My ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 12/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 19 - Daily Dvar Halacha - How Long Must My Friday Afternoon Chanukah Candles Last? ...

   
 

Pope Benedict Helped Free American From Cuba

Article by AP | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

Pope Francis rightly got credit for helping bring the U.S. and Cuba together and free U.S. government subcontractor Alan Gross. But it was Francis' prede...

   
 

Parshas Mikeitz/Shabbos Chanukah/ Baltimore Zmanim / Er...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

Parshas Mikeitz/Shabbos Chanukah/ Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Dec. 19  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Mikeitz Today: 27 Kis...

   
 

Baltimore Community Honored to Host The Koidenover Rebb...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 19 - The Baltimore community is honored to host the Koidenover Rebbe, shlit"a, from this Wednesday, December 24th through Wednesday, Decemb...

   
 

Parshas Mikeitz/Shabbos Chanukah 5775 - What Yaakov &#...

Article by Avraham Cohen | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

“Va’yar Yaakov ki yesh shever b’Mitzraim… • Jacob saw that there were provisions in Egypt…” Genesis 42:1 The followi...

   
 

Community Members Celebrate Chanukah at The White House...

Article by BJLife/Ezra Friedlander | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

In what has become a White House tradition since the administration of President George H.W. Bush back in the 90's, a ceremony is held to honor the Jewish ...

   
 

Parshas Mikeitz/Shabbos Chanukah 5775 - Aderes HaTorah

Article by Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter / Yeshi... | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

In this week's parsha, Yosef's men found that Binyamin had "stolen" his goblet. To steal the viceroy's goblet was an extremely serious&...

   
 

Parshas Mikeitz/Shabbos Chanukah 5775 - Hail to the Wom...

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

 There is a fascinating custom that calls for women to refrain from work activity while the Menorah remains lit, or at least for the initial half hour. Thi...

   
 

3rd Annual Melava Malka Kumzitz Benefitting Mesivta Nei...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 18 - The third annual Melava Malka Kumzitz benefitting Mesivta Neimus Hatorah was held on Motzai Shabbbos Parshas Vayeishev, Dec. 13, ...

   
 

Mechinas Ner Yisrael Celebrates Chanukah Mesiba with Th...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 18 -The Bochurim in Ner Yisrael enjoy a number of Chanukah mesibos together with their Rabbeim. In addition to the large Mechina and Yeshiv...

   
 

Watch Interview with Yehuda Glick: 'G-D Gave Me My...

Article by Yoni Kempinski | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

Just a month and a half after a near-fatal assassination attempt, veteran Temple Mount activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick spoke to Arutz Sheva about his incredible rec...

   
 

Chanukah 5775:- The Wisdom of the Dreidle - Comfort in ...

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

Can a simple top, a delightful toy for children, really speak to me in the aftermath of tragedy? In the aftermath of a Har Nof?  Although some might sugge...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Dec. 18 - Candles Blew Out!...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 18 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Candles Blew Out! Do I Relight,with A Bracha? ...

   
 

Shidduch Pictures and Halacha

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

“I hope you don’t mind, but the boy’s mother would like to see a picture of your daughter.” “Look, kn’ayin horah, my son is ...

   
 

Know Anyone Who Parks in a Handicapped Spot Who Shouldn...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

HaRav Shmuel Fuerst On Parking In Handicapped Parking Spots ...

   
 

May Oil of Shmittah Be Used for Ner Chanukah?

Article by Aryeh L. Goldstein from a Shiu... | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

The kedusha of peiros shvi’is is mechayev many different halachos pertaining to the way the peiros are to be consumed and treated. For example, the Gemara...

   
 

Insights Into Halacha: The Chanuka Candle / Havdalah Hu...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yehuda Spitz | Published 12/18/14 | Comments (0)

Chanuka, O Chanuka… Just thinking about the upcoming holiday of Chanuka should be enough to warm the cockles of anyone’s heart. With Menorah light...

   
 

Obama Celebrates "Pidyon Shvuyim" of Alan Gro...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

AUDIENCE MEMBER:  Happy Hanukkah, Mr. President!       THE PRESIDENT:  Well, Happy Hanukkah to you!  (Laughter.)  ...

   
 

Watch: Rav Moshe Twersky, Hy'd (Video)

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Rav Moshe Twersky, Hy”d ...

   
 

Gross: This is the Best Chanukkah in a Long Time (Video...

Article by Ben Ariel | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Alan Gross, who was released after five years in a Cuban jail, says "it's good to be home" upon arriving in Washington. Alan Gross, the Jewish American co...

   
 

Army's Blimp-Like Airships Gets Aberdeen, MD Test

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

MIDDLE RIVER, Md. -- The Army showed off a blimp-like airship Wednesday that is designed to help the military detect and destroy cruise missiles speeding towa...

   
 

Maran Hagaon Rav Chaim Epstein In Need Of Rachamei Sham...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Maran Hagaon Rav Chaim Epstein, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivah Zichron Meilich, is in need of rachamei Shomayim. Rav Epstein, who has been battling a severe infection...

   
 

The Baltimore City Hall Menorah Unveiled (Video & P...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 17 - City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Rabbi Chesky Tenenbaum director of the Jewish Uniformed Service Associa...

   
 

Alan Gross Credits Jewish Efforts In Cuban Release

Article by JTA | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Freed after nearly six years Imprisonment, US citizen says Washington community’s support helped him through ordeal Newly released from prison in Cuba, ...

   
 

Statement of Agudath Israel of America on the Release o...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Today Agudath Israel of America hailed the release of Alan Gross from a Cuban prison where he had been held for five years. Just last week, the organization�...

   
 

Baltimore Hosts Eitan Katz Kumzitz for A Hope to Heal: ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Sponsored Post~ Baltimore, MD - Dec. 15 - This past Monday evening, Eitan Katz brought his musical talents to Baltimore and led a pre-Chanukah Kumzitz at the h...

   
 

Watch Live: Jewish Marylander Alan Gross Speaks After B...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

 Watch Live: Jewish Marylander Alan Gross Speaks After Being Released from Cuban Jail ...

   
 

Watch Live @ 12 PM: President Obama Delivers A Stateme...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

President Obama Delivers A Statement On Cuba ...

   
 

Cuba Releases Jewish Marylander Alan Gross After Five Y...

Article by AP | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Held for five years in Cuba, 65-year-old American contractor Alan Gross has been released from prison and is en route to U.S. soil, ABC News has learned. In a ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Dec. 17 - How Early Can I ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 17 - Daily Dvar Halacha - How Early Can I Light? ...

   
 

Chanukah 5775 -The Successful Jew

Article by BJLife/Moshe Block | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

The story of Chanukah teaches us that our mission as a nation is not merely to survive. Our mission is to flourish. Even in our darkest hours, we are forever fo...

   
 

Baltimore's Yud Tes Kislev Celebration (Video &...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 12/16/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD- Dec. 16 - A Melave Malka was held this past Motzei Shabbos at Cheder Chabad to commemorate Yud-Tes Kislev, the day the First Lubavitcher Rebbe, R...

   
 

COMMUNITY URGENT-PLEASE DAVEN: Heart Transplant Surgery...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/17/14 | Comments (0)

After months of waiting for a match a heart transplant surgery will begin shortly for Sorah Naomi Weiskindthe daughter of Ben & Ruchie Weiskind. Please s...

   
 

Joe's World: Happy Xanuka

Article by Joe | Published 12/16/14 | Comments (0)

Joe’s World: Happy Xanuka   ...

   
 

Parshas Miketz - Guest Post by Dr. Michael Samet

Article by Dr. Michael Samet | Published 12/16/14 | Comments (0)

In Parshas Vayeishev, the Pasuk tells us that as Yoseif approaches the brothers in Dosan, the brothers conspire to kill Yoseif.  Reuven objects a...

   
 

Chanukah Fire Safety Tips for Kids from Misaskim

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/16/14 | Comments (0)

Chanukah - the Yom Tov of light is here!. Everyone is preparing for this special Yom Tov. In school, children are learning about the nes Chanukah, the miracle o...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Dec. 15 - Brachos In Shul T...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 12/16/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 15/16 - Daily Dvar Halacha -Dec. 15 - Brachos In Shul Then Again At Home & Dec 16 - What If I Missed Lighting, Can I Light Really Late?...

   
 

Governer O'Malley Hosts Final Chanukah Celebration...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 12/16/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 16 - With only a few weeks left in his eight-year tenure as Maryland's chief executive, Governor Martin O'Malley and the First La...

   
 

The Heter Mechirah Controversy

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

Several shmittah cycles ago I was working as a mashgiach for a properly-run American hechsher. One factory that I supervised used to manufacture breading and mu...

   
 

Bnos Leaders Participate in Exciting Annual Leadership ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

Over 300 leaders and branch leaders from a broad range of cities participated in the 31st annual leadership convention of Bnos Agudath Israel of the United Stat...

   
 

Listen: Dudu Fisher Says New Hanukkah Single Has Added ...

Article by Dave Bender | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

On the debut of a new version of a beloved Hanukkah melody, iconic cantoral and stage legend, Dudu Fisher, tells The Algemeiner, “it’s tough to be s...

   
 

New York Times Corrects Gil Marks

Article by Varda Epstein | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

It’s not every day one gets one’s name written up in the New York Times, but most of us would prefer that the write up would not be in reference to ...

   
 

Light Up Chanukah With Eight Themed Nights

Article by Lauren Klein | Published 12/15/14 | Comments (0)

As Chanukah quickly approaches, I have a lot of things on my mind …What night are we going to have our family get together?  When am I going to send...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Dec. 14 - Special Menorah S...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 12/14/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec.  14 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Special Menorah Setup for Shul ...

   
 

Parnassah Network Launches New Business Consulting Cent...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/14/14 | Comments (0)

Literally on a daily basis, the Parnassah Network office fields calls from individuals across the world who are looking to access the ideal business advice to h...

   
 

Watch Harrary - Chanukkah: Fighting the Darkness with L...

Article by Charlie Harary | Published 12/14/14 | Comments (0)

The Chanukkah battle isn't over. We fight with light. ...

   
 

BDE: Rav Elozor Levi, ZT'L

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/14/14 | Comments (0)

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Elozor Levi zt”l, longtime rosh mechinah of Yeshivas Telshe and rebbi to thousands of talmidim,...

   
 

Rav Chaim Kanievsky on Chanukah

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

Recently, a new Sefer entitled “Siach Chaim” by Rav Yitzchok OhevTzion was published containing letters back and forth between the author and Rav ...

   
 

Parsha Vayeshev - The Struggle for Peace and Tranquili...

Article by Rabbi Shmuel Silber, Rav, Cong... | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

 Jacob dwelt in the land of his father's sojournings, in the land of Canaan (Genesis 37:1).  Yaakov had one simple desire, “Bikeysh Yaakov...

   
 

Commemorate 70 Years This Sunday - From Budapest to Ber...

Article by Devorah Klein | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

“The ikar is to build Torah. I saw the Churban. I lived through the destruction of Torah in Europe, and it is clear to me that we must re-build the tremen...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Dec. 12 - How Low Must The ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec.  12 - Daily Dvar Halacha - How Low Must The Menorah Be Placed? ...

   
 

Punditry With Prudence

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

“According to you,” a reader wrote me privately about a recent column that appeared in this space, “we can’t make any conclusions, becau...

   
 

Remembering Rav Yitzchok Hutner zt'l, On His Yahrt...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

Over three decades after his petiroh, Rav Yitzchok Hutner’s Torah is as eagerly sought as ever. The volumes of his Pachad Yitzchok are treasured by those ...

   
 

Star-K Kosher Certification Alert: A Warming Drawer by ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 11: A Common Question                   Based ...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink Dec. 12, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

Secretary Receptionist: Part-time (Timonium, MD)Law firm seeks a Secretary/Receptionist.One full day, Wednesdays, plus an additional 4 to 8 flexible hours per w...

   
 

Baltimore Hosts The Dushinsky Rebbe, shlita (Expanded P...

Article by BJLife/Yitzy Kaplowitz | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 12 - Last Shabbos, the Baltimore community was privileged to host the Dushinsky Rebbe, R' Yosef Tzvi Dushinsky, shlita,  leader o...

   
 

Watch Caleb Gitlitz Perform for Shaarei Zion Sisterhood...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

Caleb's one-man, 21-minute Chanukah Extravaganza performance at the BJSZ December 5774 Chanukah Meeting    ...

   
 

Do You - or Your Medication, Tefilin, Suitcase, Whateve...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 12 - When it comes to Chesed in Baltimore what organizations do you think of?  Hatzalah, Chaverim, Shomrim, NWCP, Chesed Fun...

   
 

The Heroism of Tamar (Vayeshev, Covenant & Conversa...

Article by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

This is a true story that took place in the 1970s. Rabbi Dr Nahum Rabinovitch, then Principal of Jews College, the rabbinic training seminary in London where ...

   
 

Parsha Vayeshev - Chanukah 5774: Preparing For Chanukah

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

[Ed. Note] Out of the respect and recognition of the impact made by longtime BJL friend and contributor, Reb Shaya Gross, z’l, we will maintain a living m...

   
 

Parshas VaYshev - Attachment Parenting

Article by Rabbi Sender Haber | Published 12/12/14 | Comments (0)

Yosef Hatzaddik was a teenager with most of the Jewish world out to get him. He stayed strong. The wife of his boss Potiphar tried to seduce him but he would no...

   
 

Parshas VaYshev - Being Grateful ' Even for the &#...

Article by Avraham Cohen | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

 “Va’yishma Reuven va’yatzilainu mi’yadam. … • And Reuven heard, and he rescued him from their hand …” Gen...

   
 

Parshas VaYshev - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Parshas VaYshev  - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Dec. 12  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  VaYashev Today: 20 Kislev Chat...

   
 

Meet The Men From Montana Who Are Completing Rambam...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Tens of thousands to mark milestone of three-year and annual cycles on Sunday In one of the country’s smallest Jewish communities—in a breathtakin...

   
 

Parshas VaYshev - 'Biz a Toizent und Tzvei Hundred...

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

After the tortuous events that lead up to the selling of Yosef down to Egypt, and the awareness of  the resulting intense pain and grief their father Yaako...

   
 

Emotional Zikaron for Harav Mosheh Twersky, H'yd, ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Klal Yisroel is still reeling from the recent tragedy which took the lives of four Kedoshim in Har Nof. Yeshivas Toras Moshe in particular was cast into mournin...

   
 

Watch: Bais Yaakov Math Night! (Video)

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 11 - At Bais Yaakov Elementary School we are making efforts to show that math can be fun for everyone! Such was the case recently at our in...

   
 

Parshas VaYshev - Aderes HaTorah

Article by Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter / Yeshi... | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

In this week's Parsha, Yosef Hatzadik finds himself in the house of Potiphar. He is faced with the tremendous temptation of being seduced by Potiphar'...

   
 

Orthodox Union Urges SCOTUS to Overturn Decision Permit...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America has called upon the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a decision from a lower court requiring applicants fo...

   
 

A Note from the Editor of AMI Magazine

Article by Yitzchok Frankfurter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Last night it came to my attention that in this week's edition of Ami Magazine there is a banner ad for Yaffed, an organization with a mission to change th...

   
 

Kiruv - Focusing On The Door, Missing The Point

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yitzchak Lowenbra... | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Recently, Mishpacha asked, Is the Door Closing on Kiruv? As the national director of AJOP, the Association of Jewish Outreach Programs, I can tell you that the ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Dec. 11 - Should I Put My M...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec.  11 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Should I Put My Menorah Outside My Door? ...

   
 

$10,000 For Your Shidduch

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

A new grant from philanthropist Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz will pay $10,000 for a successful Shidduch match. But, there's a catch. A new Shidduch grant progra...

   
 

Chanukah 5775 - Getting Our Hearts Back In It

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Eli Glaser, CNWC,... | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

Chanukah – Getting Our Hearts Back In It based on a shiur by HaRav Yitzchak Sorotzkin, shlita, Rosh Yeshiva Telz and Mesivta of Lakewood The commentator ...

   
 

Torah or Menorah?

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

To learn or not to learn? That is the question. Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind of halacha to light the Chanukah licht at home thus leaving seder early...

   
 

Celebrity? Stardom? Glory

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 12/11/14 | Comments (0)

“In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.”              &...

   
 

Bnos Yisroel First- and Second-Grade Girls and their Fa...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 10 - Laughter, delight and fun were in the air at Bnos Yisroel this past Sunday when fathers and daughters shared a math breakfast together...

   
 

An Urgent Plea from Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky, Rav Aaron Fe...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

At the request of the Novominsker Rebbe, Shlita, on behalf of Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky, Shlita, Rav Aaron Feldman, Shlita, and himself, we are circulating the let...

   
 

Parshas VaYashev - This Too Is For My Best

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

In this week's parsha, Yosef's brothers sell him as a slave to a caravan of Arabs headed to Egypt. The Torah tells us that the wagon that the Arabs we...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Dec. 10 - All The Menorahs...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 10 - Daily Dvar Halacha - All The Menorahs On One Table? ...

   
 

81st Annual Dinner of Ner Israel Rabbinical College Hon...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 10 - On Sunday, December 7, a capacity crowd paid tribute to three exemplary talmidim of Ner Yisrael. Each of them is an example of the imp...

   
 

Gun Threat at Milford Mill Academy a Hoax

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

The rumor about a person with a gun in Milford Mill Academy this morning has been determined to be a hoax. This incident started with a rumor that had been cir...

   
 

An Aliyah Diary, Episode #176: We are So Smart

Article by Susan Leibtag | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

Many of you may already know that if you live in Israel you are often told you have to filter your water.  So when we moved in, we had a water filter att...

   
 

Watch: Living Lessons - Chanukah - A Kol Rom Animation...

Article by Kolrom Animation Studios | Published 12/10/14 | Comments (0)

Living Lessons - Chanukah Edition Illustrated stories and limudim brought to life through animation Narrated by Rabbi Paysach Krohn Directed by CJ (Chanany...

   
 

Biden to Light National Menorah

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 12/09/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON, D.C. - It was announced today that Vice President Joe Biden will attend the program marking the 35th Anniversary of the National Chanukah Menorah Li...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Dec. 9 - Seuda on Chanukah?...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 12/09/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 9 - Seuda on Chanukah? ...

   
 

Baltimore Chesed Response Organizations Showcased To Vi...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 12/09/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 8 - This past Sunday a group visiting from Detroit had an opportunity to learn about the various response organizations that serve the Balt...