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THIS SUNDAY: Bais Yaakov Dolphin Club Presents BY Kids ...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 20 - The Bais Yaakov Dolphin Club By Kidz for Kidz Chinese Auction benefitting Bikur Cholim is back by popular demand for its third annual ...

   
 

Judge Rules on Baltimore County Police Healthcare Case ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

The judge issued a 'show cause order' for Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and two others over the county's refusal to pay retirees wh...

   
 

Video: For First Shabbos After Pesach: Learn To Make Sh...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

On the first Shabbos after Pesach, many have the custom to eat ‘Shlissel Challah’. The Challah, either braided in the shape of a key or baked with a...

   
 

Paying Workers On Time - The Mitzvah Of 'Bal Talin...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

In Parshas Ki Seitzei, the Torah instructs “Beyomo sitein secharo velo sa’avor alav hashemesh,” “On that day (that is, the day the wor...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 23 - Can't Buy Br...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/23/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 23  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Can't Buy Bread At Any Random Store After Pesach ...

   
 

The Ins and Outs of Chometz After Pesach

Article by Star-K | Published 04/22/14 | Comments (0)

 The following information is from the extensive guide created by The Star-K for Pesach 5774. While the guide is 126 pages, we took information from the fi...

   
 

Shivas Beginning Tomorrow

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/22/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 22 - Shivas beginning tomorrow:  Mr. Marc Marrus, z'l: Mrs. Beth Marrus and Mrs. Shaina Copeland will be sitting shiva for husb...

   
 

Final Update: Annual Chometz Burning and Food Drive (Co...

Article by BJLife/Rachel Moses | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Monday, April 14, 2014 - Erev Pesach 5774 - It was a beautiful, albeit windy, morning at Pimlico Race Course as members of our community jo...

   
 

May I Take A Nice Hot Shower On Yom Tov?

Article by BaltimoreJewishLife.com/Rabbi ... | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

PROLOGUE Although the Torah prohibits performing melacha activity on Yom Tov, it permits preparing food. As the Torah states, Ach asher yei’ocheil lechol...

   
 

WARNING: Leaving the Stove on Over Yom Tov? Open the Wi...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

The Chesed Fund has asked BJL to repost this article and to remind everyone to be sure that when leaving the stove on over Yom Tov, proper ventilation, includin...

   
 

BJSZ Announces Rabbi Moshe Hauer's Pesach Afternoo...

Article by BJSZ | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 10 - Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion announces Rabbi Moshe Hauer's Pesach Afternoon Lecture Series: Cultivating Greatness - Portraits of ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 20 - No Shehecheyanu...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 20 - Daily Dvar Halacha - No Shehecheyanu For Last 2 Days Of Yom Tov ...

   
 

BDE: Mr. Marc Marrus, a'h

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 18 - BaltimoreJewishLife.com regrets to inform the community of the petira of Mr. Marc Marrus, a'h. The levaya will take place on Sun...

   
 

Community Preparedness: Safety & Security for Shabb...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

  Baltimore, MD - Apr. 18 - Erev Shabbos Chol HaMoaid Pesach 5774 - In follow up to a recent phone conference led by representatives of Jewish Federati...

   
 

Study: A Snack Might Help Your Shalom Bayis

Article by Seth Borenstein, AP | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

Washington — A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that us...

   
 

Brown, Gansler, Mizeur Clash On Economic Policy

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

All three Democratic candidates in the governor's race agree Maryland's economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much. Lt. ...

   
 

Weinberg Foundation Names First Chief Investment Office...

Article by Sarah Gantz | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation has named a chief investment officer to manage its $2 billion investment portfolio.Jonathan D. Hook, who has 13 years...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 18 - Fixing an omissi...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr.  18 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Fixing an omission of Vesain Berachah Part 2 ...

   
 

Brown, Gansler, Mizeur To Take Questions Tonight

Article by Robert Lang | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Lt.Governor Anthony Brown, Attorney General Doug Gansler and Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur will answer questions tonight from education and busine...

   
 

Ellicott City Native Mohammad Khalid Gets 5 Years In Te...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

A Maryland native convicted with two American women in a Jihadist terror plot has been sentenced in Philadelphia to five years in prison. "Khalid participa...

   
 

Police Presence at JCC Park Heights

Article by BJLife/Nachi Schachter, Presid... | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 17 - At about 3:00 pm, on Thursday, April 10, the Northwest Citizens Patrol received information about a shooter in a JCC and senior cit...

   
 

BDE: Refael Elisha Cohen, Subject of White House Petiti...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Houston, TX - Just eight days after asking her Facebook friends to daven for a kriyas yam suf style miracle for her gravely ill son, the Houston mother whose Wh...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

**Federal Government Hiring: Health Insurance Specialists and Social Science Research Analysts** CCIIO’s Health Insurance Specialist GS 9/11/12 and ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 17 - Corrections for...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 17  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Corrections for missing Morid Hatol or Vesain Brachah ...

   
 

BDE: Mr. George Markovitz, a'h

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/16/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 16 - BaltimoreJewishLife.com regrets to inform the community of the petira of Mr. George Markovitz, a'h. Mr. Markovitz was the father...

   
 

Police Investigating Suicide Inside Hopkins ER

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/16/14 | Comments (0)

Police are investigating a suicide inside the emergency room at Johns Hopkins Hospital, according to a hospital spokesman. A Baltimore City Police spokesman sa...

   
 

UPDATED: A Listing of Those SittingShiva Through Chatzo...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/14/14 | Comments (0)

Dr. Esther Hollander is sitting for her mother, z'l - 7012 Wallis Ave Mrs. Kitty Pollak (Mrs. Chavi Barenbaum's mother) for her brother, z'l -...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 14 - Morid Hatol Vsa...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/14/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr.  14 - Daily Dvar Halacha -  Morid Hatol Vsain Brachah And Counting Omer ...

   
 

Important Chometz Burning/Trash Alert for Tomorrow Mor...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 10 - For many years, The Maryland Jockey Club has generously made the Pimlico site available for chometz burning. Barring Moshiach's a...

   
 

Sign Up Now! Email or SMS Alerts Will Make Sure You Don...

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 11 - All too often we don’t make it through the full Sefira because we accidentally missed counting one day. BJL will show the count ...

   
 

Rejoicing at the Presence of the Wicked Son at the Sede...

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Pesach Is About Embracing All Into Jewish Family In the varied depictions, he’s a medieval knight; a dandy in a zoot suit; a boxer with fists held high; ...

   
 

Frescada: The New Maror?

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

New York - While so much of our Pesach observance hinges on the traditions passed down to us by our parents and grandparents, the continuing availability of new...

   
 

Hilchos Bedikas Chametz (Any Time Tonight After 8:33 PM...

Article by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Before performing the bedika, one should clean the house very well, thus making the bedika much easier.[1] It is the custom to wash and clean   e...

   
 

Shomrim Reports - April 13, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 13 - Earlier today, three people were shot dead in a pair of shootings at a Jewish community center and retirement community (Village Shalo...

   
 

BDE: Mrs. Esther Hackerman, a'h

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 13 - BaltimoreJewishLife.com is deeply saddened to inform the community of the petirah of Mrs. Esther Hackerman, a'h,  wife of, y...

   
 

Pesach 5774 - Audio (English) Message from The Tolne Re...

Article by Tolne Rebbe | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Pesach 5774 - Audi (English) Message from The Tolne Rebbe ...

   
 

Pesach 5774 - Leil Seder

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Just this past Sunday, at a family Bar Mitzvah, I heard a very beautiful insight which is perfect for seder night. My cousin, Dr. Yoel Jakobovits, describe...

   
 

FBI Offers Update On Owings Mills Deadly Shooting

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

FBI officials confirm that three special agents were involved in the shooting of a suspect in a drug investigation Friday in Baltimore County. The suspect la...

   
 

Pesach 5774 - Bikur Cholim is Open for Pesach

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 9 - Bikur Cholim of Baltimore is pleased to announce that as of this coming Monday, April 14, 2014, all of their pantries will be Kosher fo...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 13 - Final Thoughts On...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - Apr. 13 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Final Thoughts On Burning The Chametz Within ...

   
 

Warm Weather Crime Prevention Tips

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

Crime Prevention for Homeowners Tips During the Warm Weather Months We generally like to relax during the warmer months of the year, but criminals are never o...

   
 

Pesach (Security) Preparations

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 11 - Amidst all the other preparations coming into the Yom Tov next week, Shomrim would like to remind the community that there are so...

   
 

UPDATED as Apr. 10 - BJL Annual Baltimore Community Pes...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 3 - Once again, BaltimoreJewishLife.com is pleased to bring you the annual Baltimore Community Pesach Guide. This year's guide includ...

   
 

Chopin and Shema Koleinu

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

A few years ago, reporters who were covering weddings of the rich and famous in four Monterrey, Mexico, churches were chagrined to find that they weren’t ...

   
 

To Dream The Impossible Dream

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

 Pesach is a time of memory. My earliest Pesach memory goes back to my early childhood, when I was less than 8 years old. I know that because my grand...

   
 

Parshas Acharei Mos/Shabbos HaGadol - Aderes HaTorah

Article by Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter / Yeshi... | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

In this week's Parsha, Hashem calls upon Klal Yisroel not to act like the nations of the world. Even though we lived in Mitzrayim and were exposed to ...

   
 

Parshas Acharei Mos/Shabbos HaGadol: These Windows will...

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Once again, the unique configuration of this year's parshios (although identical to that of three years ago) presents us with an interesting them...

   
 

Parshas Acharei Mos/Shabbos HaGadol - Shining Our Souls

Article by Rabbi Yaacov Haber | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

’What good is a lamp in the sunshine!’ Our characters have been marked with Poland, Hungary, Germany, Spain, Amsterdam, Morocco and Turkey. All of...

   
 

Parshas Acharei Mos/Shabbos HaGadol: Baltimore Zmanim ...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Parshas Acharei Mos/Shabbos HaGadol:  Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - April 11  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Acharei...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 11 - Shabbos HaGadol

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 11  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Shabbos HaGadol ...

   
 

Winter's Deep Impact on Parking Lot at Agudah Park...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 10 - After a rough winter whose cold, ice and snow made a very 'deep impact' on the parking lot at the Agudah of Park Heights, th...

   
 

Do We Hear the Silent Cries?

Article by BJLife/Eli W. Schlossberg | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Pesach is a wonderful Yom Tov and we all look forward to a joyous, festive holiday. For many of our neighbors the Yom Tov and the accompanying holiday expenses...

   
 

New App to Lend a Big Hand to Passover Preparations

Article by Menachem Posner | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Preparing for Passover is a family affair, and can be daunting for one and all, no matter how experienced. Whether shopping or schlepping, learning or burning,...

   
 

Parshas Acharei Mos - True! How Marvelous was the Kohen...

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

אמת! מה נהדר... היה כהן גדול  , True! How Marvelous was the Kohen Gadol Often during a Jewish leap year the portion of Achare...

   
 

Baltimore City Judges Welcomed by Our Community (Photo ...

Article by BJLife/Michael G. Raimondi and... | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 8 - Local attorney and city resident Isaac Klein hosted a community meeting at his Strathmore Avenue home on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 to p...

   
 

Won't You Be Our Neighbor?

Article by Aryeh Goetz, Director of Neigh... | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - April, 2014 - Northwest Baltimore City, more specifically, the five neighborhoods of the Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. (CHAI) gene...

   
 

Crime in Our Kehillah

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 9 - Have you read the 12 page booklet, “Stopping Crime in our Kehillah”?  It’s available at our local stores an...

   
 

If Your Seder Has Only 4 Questions, You're Skippin...

Article by Miriam & Ephrayim Naiman and C... | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (3)

Reposted by popular request Baltimore, MD - Mar. 13 - Over the past 15 years, we've cataloged various questions (almost 200!) and games we've played ...

   
 

Maryland Gubernatorial Candidates Split on Minimum Wage

Article by Megan Brockett, Capital News S... | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

When Gov. Martin O’Malley claimed a minimum wage increase as his top priority of the 2014 legislative session, his final as governor, he sparke...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 10 - More Laws On The...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - Apr. 10 - Daily Dvar Halacha - More Laws On The Wine For The Seder ...

   
 

Pesach 5774 - Sandwiches: Symbol or Meal?

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

A young construction worker lies in bed, the shrill shriek of his alarm still echoing in his room.  He groans.  He doesn’t want to get up to con...

   
 

Video: Stuff People Say on Pesach

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

 Stuff People Say on Pesach (Reposted by popular request) ...

   
 

Ocean Conty, NJ - Man In Custody After Targeting Orthod...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Ocean County, NJ - An eighteen year old Lakewood man was arrested and charged with several counts of bias crimes and alarming conduct after attempting to touch ...

   
 

Baltimore Bakes: Bais Amram D'Brid Matza Bakery is...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 8 - The Hagadah states that one should consider that he/she him/herself  went out of Mitzrayim. With that thought in mind, members ...

   
 

Video: TA Memories from 1960; Purim vs Pesach

Article by BaltimoreJewishLife.com/Eli W.... | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (5)

Reposted by popular demand... Baltimore, MD - Feb. 26 - Back in the early 60's, Yeshivas Chofetz Chaim/Talmudical Academy (TA) had a 100 voice boys' ...

   
 

Passwords Vulnerable After Security Flaw Found

Article by Michael Liedtke, AP | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK — Passwords, credit cards and other sensitive data are at risk after security researchers discovered a problem with an encryption technology used...

   
 

Abba D. Poliakoff, 2014 Recipient of the Hanan Y. Sibel...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 8 - Over 200 people, including Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, traveled through rush hour and rain this past Thursday evening...

   
 

Mizmor Lesodah and Pesach

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Question #1: Mizmor Lesodah and Pesach “I recently assumed a position teaching in a small town day school. Before Pesach, I mentioned that we do not...

   
 

Some Johns Hopkins Hospital Employees Strike

Article by Katie Lange | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

SEIU 1199 union says service, maintenance employees make too little BALTIMORE —Employees of Johns Hopkins Hospital have hit the picket line in response t...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 9 - Miscellaneous Sed...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - Apr. 9  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Miscellaneous Seder Laws ...

   
 

Maryland Locations Listed in New Birchas Ilonos Annual ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

The month of Nisan is the time of year to recite the special brochoh on blossoming fruit trees. According to halacha, the brochoh is said on trees that are c...

   
 

Video: Pesach 5774 - Shira Chadasha Boys Choir "Ch...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Nachman Seltzer is proud to present a brand new Shira Chadasha Boys' Choir video in honor of Pesach 2014. The song is called, "Chasal" (חסל). ...

   
 

TSA Preparing for Pesach at Nation's Airports

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Along with thousands of Jewish households, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is getting ready for Pesach. In preparation for the holiday, th...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 8 - Kashering Stove T...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 8  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Kashering Stove Tops ...

   
 

Upcoming Events in Baltimore

Article by The Associated | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 4 - Check out these great events for the whole family sponsored by The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore or Associated a...

   
 

Maryland Lawmakers Decriminalize Marijuana

Article by Erin Cox and Michael Dresser | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Possession of small amounts of marijuana will no longer be a crime in Maryland under a law passed Monday and sent to Gov. Martin O'Malley for his expecte...

   
 

$37 Million Settlement Deal Reached In Midei Stent Case...

Article by Ian Duncan | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

The former owner of St. Joseph Medical Center has agreed to pay out up to $37 million to resolve allegations that cardiologist Mark G. Midei put hundreds of pat...

   
 

Deal Reached as Israeli Breakthrough ALS Treatment Goes...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Last month, BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, an Israeli bio-technology startup announced two major milestones: the company received a patent from the United States...

   
 

REMINDER: With Pesach Cleaning in Full Swing Beware the...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Lakewod, NJ  - Apr. 7 - With Pesach cleaning in high gear and after several incidents last year all are reminded of the dangers of the powerful St. Morit...

   
 

Reb Dovid Werdyger Z'l: A Life Of Simcha And Harmo...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

New York - Days after his death, Chazan Dovid Werdyger is being recalled for his tremendous warmth, his enthusiasm for life, his passion for excellence, his eve...

   
 

Thousands Across the Globe Gather for Siyum Maseches Su...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

The excitement in the air was palpable as the overflow crowd filled the beautiful newly appointed beis haknesses of Congregation Zichron Eliezer in Cincinnat...

   
 

Project Ezra And Chesed Fund Relaunch Jewish Youth Awar...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 7 - Project Ezra and the Chesed Fund recently relaunched a Jewish Youth Award  program that involves  the entire Jewish comm...

   
 

Talimidos of Bais Yaakov & Bnos Yisroel Inspired by...

Article by BJLife/Adina Edelman, BY 10th ... | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 7 - As a frum Bais Yaakov girl, it is hard for me to fully understand what it was like for Soviet Jews some four or five decades back....

   
 

Why Didn't Dasan and Aviram Die in Egypt?

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

In regard to the approaching Mitzvah of Sippur Yetzias Mitzrayim, a young student from Florida posed the following question to her teacher. The Torah tells us...

   
 

Session 2014: Lawmakers To Finalize Minimum Wage, Marij...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

The 90-day session of the Maryland General Assembly ends at midnight tonight. Both the House and Senate will convene at 11 a.m. There will be periodic breaks ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 7 - The Search for Ch...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - Apr. 7 - Daily Dvar Halacha - The Search for Chametz ...

   
 

Yom Ha'atzmaut 5774 at OCA

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 6 - In honor of Israel's 66th birthday, Ohr Chadash Academy will celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut with its annual community event on...

   
 

Going Away and the Chometz Sale

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

It is a little known debate in Halacha, but one that affects the practices of tens if not hundreds of thousands of religious Jews each year. Each year, airpo...

   
 

Matzah Baking Photos

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 6 -  Matzah baking is taking place all around the world from Baltimore (yes, we do have Matzah baking facilities here), to Bnei Braq a...

   
 

Rabbi Yakov Horowitz of Project YES Announces Yiddish P...

Article by Rabbi Yakov Horowitz | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

"Zei Gezunt!" the Yiddish version of our best-selling "Let's Stay Safe!" child safety/abuse prevention book is on its way to us from the printer and w...

   
 

Kashering Kailim for Pesach (Photo Essay & Video) T...

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 6 - Reposted from last Pesach - Click here for information on Baltimore's Pesach 5774 in Baltimore. Baltimore, MD - Mar. 27 -  ...

   
 

Pearlstone Adds to Their Farm

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/05/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 5 - The grounds at The Pearlstone Center in Reisterstown, MD, function as an educational farm featuring a diverse array of both annual and...

   
 

STAR-K: The Most Important One-Page (2-Sided) of Pesac...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/05/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apri. 5 - Click here to view and print the STAR-K's one-page (2-sided) page of Pesach products that do not require additional hashgacha for...

   
 

Pesach 5774 - Achieving a Harmonious and Meaningful Fam...

Article by Rabbi Chaim Morgenstern | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

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If You Want To See G-D, Go To Shuk Machaneh Yehudah! A...

Article by Sholom Gold | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Shalom Gold penned the following letter and sent it to the Hamodia newspaper for publication. They did not print it. To the Editor, Hamodia There is wh...

   
 

This Year A Double Header: 1st Night of Passover At Ch...

Article by BJLife/Stanly Fishkind | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

 First Question: When is Chatsos on the first night of Passover? Answer: It could be either be 1:07 AM (based on Sunrise/set) or 1:01 AM (based on Moonris...

   
 

Minimum Wage Hike to $10.10 by 2018 Wins Preliminary Se...

Article by Deb Belt | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

The Maryland Senate and House must still reconcile their versions of minimum wage bills before the General Assembly ends Monday. Legislation that would raise t...

   
 

Baltimore County SHA Planned Weekend Lane Closures

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore County • Inner loop I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) ramp to MD 144 (Fredrick Road) – Bridge replacement – Temporary ramp closure. &n...

   
 

Defining Orthodoxy Down

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Had someone back, say, in the 1960s had both the foresight to trademark the word “Orthodox” and no compunctions about licensing it, he’d be a ...