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A Positive Response to the Tragedy - Mercaz Torah U...

Article by Hamodia/Menachem Gross | Published 08/03/15 | Comments (0)

Move Out of Your Comfort Zone When the members of Mercaz Torah u’Tefillah in Baltimore learned of the tragic Har Nof massacre and heard about the toll th...

   
 

An Open Letter to the Baltimore Jewish Community

Article by Rabbi Daniel Lerner | Published 08/03/15 | Comments (0)

Dear Friends, I urge you to join us this coming Thursday night at 8pm at Beth Tfiloh Congregation as we gather in solidarity for the welfare of Israel. Recitat...

   
 

A Statement From The Board Of Governors of The Associa...

Article by The Associated | Published 08/03/15 | Comments (0)

[ED. Note]: This week, the Board of Governors of The Associated voted overwhelmingly to release a statement opposing the Iran Deal. The statement raises a serie...

   
 

Baltimore Communty to Join National Night Out Tomorrow ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/03/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 29, 2015 - This coming Tuesday, August 4th, 2015, neighborhoods throughout Baltimore are being invited to join forces with thousands of com...

   
 

Celebrate Fallstaff Night Out 2015 on Aug. 4!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/03/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 29, 2015 - Meet and Greet Your Neighbors and celebrate Fallstaff Night Out 2015 on Tuesday, August 4. As written previously on BJL, this c...

   
 

After Violent Baltimore Weekend, Federal Agents To Embe...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/03/15 | Comments (0)

After a record number of homicides in July, Baltimore City Police say there have been two homicides in the month of August. The latest occurred at around 2:30 ...

   
 

Where Does My Shemoneh Esrei End? Volume II

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 08/03/15 | Comments (0)

Question #1: A proper ending “Someone told me that I am not required to say the prayer Elokei, netzor leshoni meira at the end of Shemoneh Esrei. Is this...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 2, 2015 - Hang Pictur...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/02/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 2, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Hang Picture On Wall On Shabbos? ...

   
 

Lakewood-Baltimore Shabbos of Chizuk A Great Success (P...

Article by Hamodia/Devorah Klein | Published 08/01/15 | Comments (0)

On Shabbos Parashas Matos-Masei, Beth Medrash Govoha held its premier Shabbos of Chizuk in Baltimore. The weekend was a tremendous success as the participating ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 31, 2015 - Tu B'A...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/01/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 31, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha -  Tu B'Av Part IV ...

   
 

Baltimore Killings Soar To A Level Unseen In 43 Years

Article by AP | Published 07/31/15 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custo...

   
 

Top French Official Wants Congress to Vote Down Iran De...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/31/15 | Comments (0)

A senior diplomatic adviser to French President Francois Hollande told U.S. lawmakers that if congress votes to override the pres...

   
 

Obama Administration Hiding Unclassified Iran Documents

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/31/15 | Comments (0)

The Obama administration is hiding 17 unclassified documents that are part of the Iran nuclear deal, according to a new report. The Daily Beast reports a cach...

   
 

U.S. Senate Committee Approves Legislation Assisting No...

Article by OU Advocacy Center | Published 07/31/15 | Comments (0)

The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources passed a comprehensive energy bill yesterday titled “The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015...

   
 

US Condemns Terrorist Attack That Killed Palestinian To...

Article by AP | Published 07/31/15 | Comments (0)

Washington - The Obama administration is condemning an arson attack by suspected Jewish extremists in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler, brandin...

   
 

Parshas VaEschanan / Nachamu - Rest Assured!

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 07/31/15 | Comments (0)

Today, the 15th of Av, is the yahrtzeit of my Opa, Mr. George Jakobovits. This week's shtikle is dedicated le'iluy nishmaso, Tovia Yehudah ben Yoel, z...

   
 

Tu B'Av

Article by Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Haber | Published 07/31/15 | Comments (0)

The Mishna in Taanis tells us that there are no happier days for the Jewish People than Yom Kippur and the fifteenth day of Av. On those days the maidens of J...

   
 

Parshas VaEschanan / Nachamu - The Land of Love

Article by Rabbi Yaacov Haber | Published 07/31/15 | Comments (0)

In Australia there was a man named Tom. He could be difficult to deal with but everyone had patience for him because they knew that his shortcomings were not ...

   
 

Spaced Out

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 07/31/15 | Comments (0)

“Are we alone?” asked the oversized headline of a full page ad in the New York Times last Tuesday.  “Now is the time to find out,” ...

   
 

Nachamu, Nachamu Ami

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/31/15 | Comments (0)

On Sunday, Tishah B’Av, we reached the deepest part of the three-week mourning period over the destruction of the Beis Hamikdash. We sat on the floor, w...

   
 

Baltimore City's Summer Kosher Lunch Program is Mo...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 07/31/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 29, 2015 - As everyone is aware, thanks to Community Liaison Yitzy Schleifer, the city has made arrangements for our community to take part...

   
 

Insights Into Halacha: Smoking and Halacha: A Historica...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yehuda Spitz | Published 07/31/15 | Comments (0)

The question of how smoking is viewed through the lens of halacha is not a new one. In fact, there is abundant halachic literature dating back to seventeenth an...

   
 

Parshas VaEschanan / Nachamu - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/30/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas VaEschanan / Nachamu - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Pirkei Avos - Perek 4 Baltimore, MD - July 31 Parshas:  VaEschanan Today:   &nb...

   
 

Parshas VaEschanan /Shabbos Nachamu /Tu B'Av - The...

Article by HaRav HaGaon Mordechai Gifter,... | Published 07/30/15 | Comments (0)

Delivered at Telshe by Rosh HaYeshiva Maran HaGaon HaRav Mordechai Gifter, ZT"L on the Holy Shabbos Va'eschonon, 1969 "Beware, lest your heart become allu...

   
 

Why the Stabber at the Gay Pride Parade is a Murderer

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 07/30/15 | Comments (0)

Labelling someone a murderer when no one was murdered is a serious allegation. Nonetheless, it seems that this is the conclusion that must be drawn when conf...

   
 

Watch: MBD & Friends Sing For Yossi Piamenta Who is...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/30/15 | Comments (0)

Famed Guitarist Yossi Piamenta is in need of Rachamei Shamayim. Please daven for Yosef ben Genia. Watch below as MBD & Friends Sing For Yossi dfdfg...

   
 

Tu B'Av and the Secret to Good Marriage

Article by Rabbi Daniel Rose | Published 07/30/15 | Comments (0)

[ED Note:] In honor of Tu B'Av of and the summer wedding season, Rabbi Daniel Rose, author of Building Eternity, will be offering a special series of insig...

   
 

Traffic Alert: Crash Closes Inner Loop In Halethorpe Ar...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/30/15 | Comments (0)

HALETHORPE, Md. —A crash involving several vehicles closed the Inner Loop of the Beltway in the Halethorpe area late Thursday morning. According to Balti...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 30, 2015 - Tu B'A...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/30/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July , 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Tu B'Av: Part III ...

   
 

A House Built on Shabbos

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 07/30/15 | Comments (0)

Home construction is up, both locally and across the nation. Locally, many contractors are building homes to spec for Orthodox Jewish families, with dual ove...

   
 

Three More Killings In Baltimore Bring July Total To 42...

Article by Jessica Anderson, Justin Fento... | Published 07/30/15 | Comments (0)

On a blighted block of Abington Avenue in West Baltimore, Derrick Smiley said he regularly sees young men selling drugs — but rarely any police. "A lot of...

   
 

Parshas VaEschanan - You Are Priceless

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 07/30/15 | Comments (0)

The Gemara in Sanhedrin דף עד׳ explains that if someone threatens to kill you unless you sin, Hashem commands you to commit the sin and live, as the pasuk ...

   
 

You'd Be Surprised How Many Baltimore Shiva Homes ...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 07/30/15 | Comments (0)

Be Part of Chaverim's Shiva-Minyan Text Alert System in Memory of Asher Zelig ben Tzvi, z'l The article below is being reposted in order to help make...

   
 

Bill Would Give Immunity To Those Who Rescue Kids From...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/29/15 | Comments (0)

Lawmakers in Annapolis next year will consider a bill that will exempt from prosecution anyone who breaks into a car to rescue a trapped child. The measure, ...

   
 

Parshas VaEschanan - Born to Be Happy

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 07/29/15 | Comments (0)

כי תוליד בנים ובני בנים ונושנתם בארץ והשחתם...דברים ד כה, When you beget children and grandchildren and will have be...

   
 

Tu B'Av: Getting Up From Shiva

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 07/29/15 | 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...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 29, 2015 - Tu B'A...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 29, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Tu B'Av: Part II ...

   
 

The jInternship Experience of a Lifetime (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife/Ari Kravetz | Published 07/29/15 | Comments (0)

“You mean I could do both?” With jInternship, the answer to this question is a resounding “Yes!”  As the month of July comes to a...

   
 

Owings Mills Boy Youngest Double Hand Transplant Recipi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/28/15 | Comments (0)

An 8-year-old Baltimore boy who lost his limbs to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesd...

   
 

Baltimore City Mayor: "I Did Not Leave The City&qu...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/28/15 | Comments (0)

A day after more than 7,000 emails were released detailing how city officials responded to the April riots, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake states she was not ...

   
 

Mayor Wanted Baltimore Curfew Lifted Early; Governor Di...

Article by Ian Duncan | Published 07/28/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wanted to lift the curfew put in place after rioting broke out in Baltimore, but faced opposition from Gov. Larry Hogan...

   
 

After Striking Officer with Car, Police Shoot Man In Fa...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/28/15 | Comments (0)

Suspect struck officer with car, police said BALTIMORE —City police shot a man in the face after that suspect hit an officer with a car late Monday nig...

   
 

Website Set up to Help Connect you to your Local Senato...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/28/15 | Comments (0)

Click on the link below and you will be redirected to a site which allows you to call your Senator and demand that they stop the Iran deal. This website makes...

   
 

Watch: Rare Color Footage Depicting Jewish Life in the ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/28/15 | Comments (0)

 Rare Color Footage Depicting Jewish Life in the Shtetl Before the Holocaust In 1921, 550 Jews lived in the town of Wielopole Skrzyńskie, constituting a...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 28, 2015 - What is Tu ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/28/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 28, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - What is Tu B'Av? ...

   
 

Two Injured In Baltimore Shootings Monday Night

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE —Two men were injured in separate shootings Monday night in Baltimore, police said. A 21-year-old man was shot multiple times in the back aroun...

   
 

Man Charged With Leaving Infant In Hot Car

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

Frederick police say a man has been arrested for leaving an infant locked inside a hot car for at least 20 minutes. Police say the infant was saturated and sw...

   
 

Emails Offer New Clues About The Handling Of The April ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

Newly released emails are offering new clues about the handling of the April riots and the complaints by some top city officials about being left out of the l...

   
 

"Start Writing Articles About What We Have In Comm...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

A message to his Abba from Yoni Oberstein Baltimore, MD – July 27, 2015 - Recently I received a flow of short messages from my son Yoni, who wants me to ...

   
 

Shomrim Reports: Monday, July 27, 2015

Article by Shomrim of Baltimore | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 27, 2015 - Last night police apprehended two youths who were trying to open cars. After searching them, they found a number of GPS units. P...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 27, 2015 - How Do I R...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July , 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - How Do I Remember The Churban All Year Long? ...

   
 

Two STAR-K Kashrus Training Seminars Draw Participants ...

Article by Star-K/Margie Pensak | Published 07/28/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 27, 2015 - If you place food on a crock pot that is on a timer for Shabbos, is it considered bishul Yisroel? Beyond the food, what obligati...

   
 

Two Traffic PSAs

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, Md - July 27, 2015 -  With Tisha B'Av behind us and hopefully our last one in galus, many will be packing up and hitting the roads. BJL wil...

   
 

Pearlstone Center Moving Kosher Certification to OU

Article by Pearlstone Center | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

New Partnership Enables Pearlstone to Pioneer Kosher Farm to Table Food Service Reisterstown, MD, July 27, 2015 -- The Pearlstone Center announced today that a...

   
 

On the Road to Safety (Photo Essay)

Article by Nachman Schachter, President N... | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 27, 2015 - The Northwest Citizens Patrol (NWCP) is all about crime prevention and safety. With over 400 volunteers, the NWCP drivers are ou...

   
 

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Awarde...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin, together with U.S. Representative Elijah E. Cummings (all D-Md.) today announced that the U...

   
 

A Letter From A Chassidic Dad To His Adult OTD (Off The...

Article by Submitted | Published 07/29/15 | Comments (0)

My dearest Suri, As I fasted today, I sat and reflected on what our fast is all about. Why was our beautiful home in Yerushalayim destroyed? Why did the presenc...

   
 

Boasting Three Baltimoreans, Y.U.'s 10th Annual Co...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimoreans Benji Shedlo, Yoni Shedlo and Elan Rotenberg attend 'Summer Camp' outreach initiative responsible for shaping communities, Jewish communa...

   
 

NWCP Security Alert

Article by NWCP | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 27,2015 -  Due to a major spike in crime across Baltimore, the NWCP arranged for a meeting between the Baltimore City Police, the Balt...

   
 

Thirteen People Shot, Three Killed Over The Weekend

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

Thirteen people were shot, including three fatally, since Friday night in Baltimore City, police said. The most recent homicide occurred around 7:45 p.m. Sunda...

   
 

Where Does My Shemoneh Esrei End?

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 07/27/15 | Comments (0)

Question #1: Slow on the draw “The other day, I was finishing Shemoneh Esrei as the chazzan began Kedushah, but I had not yet recited the sentence beginn...

   
 

Watch Live at 9:15 AM - Tisha B'Av 5775/2015 at Bn...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 24 - The entire community is invited to join Bnai Jacob Shaaeri Zion and Rabbi Moshe Hauer for what we all hope will be the very last Tisha...

   
 

Watch Live at 9:30 AM - Rabbi Shmuel Silber Reviews Se...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 26, 2015 - Tisha B'Av 5775 - At 9:30 AM this morning, Join Rabbi Silber for an meaningful Tisha B'av experience. Together we will...

   
 

Cancer Took My Daughter at 28, But I'll Always Hav...

Article by Judy Fruchter Minkove | Published 07/26/15 | Comments (0)

‘Member, Rachie? Remember when they delivered those trees and you were so sick, but you laughed? It was a magnificent day in late September. We were hea...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 26, 2015 - Tisha B...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July , 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Tisha B'Av What If I Had A Sip Of Water By Mistake? ...

   
 

Parshas Devarim / Shabbos Chazon - Appreciate His Gift...

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 07/24/15 | Comments (0)

A Weekly Shtikle Mazal Tov to Yisroel Meir & Miriam Shonek on the birth of a yet-to-be-named daughter, my first great niece. Mazal Tov to the ganse mishpach...

   
 

STAR-K Statement On Pearlstone Certification Change

Article by Star-K | Published 07/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 24, 2015 - Star-K has received numerous inquiries as to why kosher certification at the Pearlstone Conference Center has changed from Star-...

   
 

Baltimore Jewish Council Voices Opposition to The Nucle...

Article by BJC | Published 07/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, Md - July 24, 2015 - The Baltimore Jewish Council ("BJC"), in an initial release after the announcement of the recent Iran nuclear agreement, stresse...

   
 

Shabbos Chazon Talk: Mourning For Jerusalem

Article by BJLife/Dr. Janet Sunness | Published 07/24/15 | Comments (0)

In the first Haftorah of the Three Weeks, Yirmiyahu sees a vision of a bare almond branch.  He describes this to Hashem as “makel shakaid” an a...

   
 

Glengyle Stabbing Victim Dies From His Injuries

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 24, 2015 - Last night officers were called to the 7000 block of Reisterstown Road for a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived they fo...

   
 

2 Top Baltimore Police Officials Leave City Department

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/24/15 | Comments (0)

Two officials have left the Baltimore Police Department, including one who oversaw its bureau of "Professional Standards and Accountability." Interim Commissi...

   
 

Special Halachos When Tisha B'Av Is 'Pushed O...

Article by Rabbi Binyamin Marwick | Published 07/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore Zmanim for Tisha B’Av: July 25 - Motzaei Shabbos – Shkiah/Fast Begins 8:25 PM - Z’man Melacha 9:11 PM / 9:38 PM - Sunday: Chatzos 1:...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 24, 2015 - Music Sunda...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July , 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Music Sunday Night Or Monday Morning?  ...

   
 

Comprehensive Hilchos Tisha B'Av 5775

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski | Published 07/24/15 | Comments (0)

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

   
 

Parshas Devarim / Shabbos Chazon - Next Week in Jerusal...

Article by Noah Abramowitz | Published 07/24/15 | Comments (0)

For the first time in many years, I will spend Tisha Be'Av in the old city of Jerusalem. Some might say it is easier to experience Tisha Be'Av in Isra...

   
 

1st Responder Appreciation Day at Park Heights JCC Camp...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 07/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 23, 2015 - Flashing lights, sirens, fire hoses, hoof beats and two way radio noises filled the staff parking lot of the Park Heights Weinbe...

   
 

Devils and Details

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 07/24/15 | Comments (0)

Mere minutes after last Tuesday’s announcement of the nuclear deal struck with Iran — well before anyone could possibly have read its 159 dense pa...

   
 

Parshas Devarim / Shabbos Chazon - The Yom Tov of Tisha...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Akiva Weinberg | Published 07/23/15 | Comments (0)

(The following should not be read on תשעה באב.)  סי' תקנ"ט סע' ד'  -אין אומרים תחנון בתשעה באב ...

   
 

Parshas Devarim/Chazon - 'How Are You Doing?'

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 07/23/15 | Comments (0)

There is so much suffering in the world. This is all a consequence of Churban. As long as the Temple is not restored we are destined to be challenged with distr...

   
 

After 2 Deaths, Ikea Warns Of Risks With 27M Dressers

Article by AP | Published 07/23/15 | Comments (0)

New York - A year after Ikea chests tipped over and fatally injured two boys, the Swedish furniture giant and safety regulators say consumers should keep the ...

   
 

Tisha B'av 5775 - The Prerequisite of Shalom-Harmo...

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 07/23/15 | 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...

   
 

Rebbitzen Rischel Kotler, ZT'L

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 07/23/15 | Comments (0)

This article is dedicated to the Refuah Shleimah of the author’s brother-in-law – Boruch Zev ben Bracha This past week, Klal Yisroel lost an extrao...

   
 

Can You Help?

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 07/23/15 | Comments (0)

There is no disease in the world for which Hashem had not already created the cure. The task is for us to find it! To everything there is a time and a season....

   
 

Baltimore's Beth Tfiloh School Well Represented at...

Article by BJLife/Rina Goloskov | Published 07/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 23, 2015 - Several Beth Tfiloh students and school parents who joined the BT delegation at yesterday's ‪#‎stopiranrally&nbs...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 23, 2015 - When Can We...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 23, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - When can we eat meat? Monday morning? ...

   
 

Parshas Devarim/Shabbos Chazon:True Greatness

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 07/23/15 | Comments (0)

The first four Books of the Torah were written in 3rd person: "Hashem spoke to Moshe saying...". In Sefer Devarim (the final Sefer), however, the Torah often wr...

   
 

Updated a s of July 22: Exclusive BaltimoreJewishLife.c...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 07/22/15 | Comments (0)

Updated: July 22, 2015 - The office of "Rikki" Spector has just informed BaltimoreJewishLife.com that the City Council hearing that is scheduled to take place o...

   
 

Baltimore's Iran Nuclear Deal Asifa Impressions

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 07/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 22 - It is now just about 48 hours since I returned home from the Tehilim gathering at Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion Congregation, and I still fi...

   
 

"Yes, Phone Calls Do Make A Difference"

Article by BJLife/Yosef Wiener | Published 07/22/15 | Comments (0)

It was April 2013, four months after the horrific Sandy Hook school shooting in which twenty-six people were gunned to death in an incident that shook the count...

   
 

Bais HaMedrash & Mesivta of Baltimore: Siyum Masech...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 07/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 21, 2015 - The Bais HaMedrash and Mesivta of Baltimore recently celebrated its Graduation and Siyum Masechtos. Rabbi Shalom Salf...

   
 

Important Message from the Vaad HaRabbanim - Rabbinical...

Article by Vaad HaRabbanim | Published 07/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, Md - July 22, 2015 - 6 Menachem Av, 5775 - The communal response to the call for prayer and action regarding the Iran Nuclear Agreement has been hear...

   
 

Contractor For Maryland Health Exchange Website To Pay...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/22/15 | Comments (0)

The main contractor in Maryland's initially flawed health care exchange website has agreed to repay $45 million to avoid legal action over its performanc...

   
 

Crime Alert - Baltimore County Police Department Letter...

Article by BCPD | Published 07/22/15 | Comments (0)

Crime Trend Alert for the Greenspring Valley / Old Court Rd. corridor Dear Community Members, Between 7/21/15 and 7/22/15 there were four thefts from motor ve...

   
 

Siyum & Bar-B-Q to Benefit Yeshivas Imrei Binah (Ph...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yankie Lefkovitz | Published 07/22/15 | Comments (0)

[AD] Baltimore, MD – July 22, 2015 - Baltimore was privileged to show its appreciation to one of Eretz Yisroel's newest & fastest growing Yeshivo...

   
 

Updated as of July 22, 10:55 AM - BDE: Rebbetzin Muriel...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/22/15 | Comments (0)

UPDATED July 22, 2015 - 7:48 AM - Levaya in Eretz HaChayim cemetery in Bet Shemesh is scheduled to take place at 7:00 PM. Mr. Hertzie Bak will be sitting shiva...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha -July 22, 2015 - What Other L...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 22, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - What Other Laws Are More Lenient After Mid Day On Tisha B'Av? ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha -July 19, 20, 21, 2015 - Ass...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 21, 2015  - Assorted Halachos for Tisha B'Av July 19 - Can I rinse my crusty eyelids on Tisha B'Av? July 20 - Deodorant ...

   
 

Select Halachos of the Days Surrounding Tisha B'Av

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 07/21/15 | Comments (0)

This week we will explain some of the halachos of Shabbos Chazon and of Tisha B’Av. Baltimore Zmanim for Tisha B’Av: July 25 - Motzaei Shabbos &nda...

   
 

Judge Denies Plea To Block Release Of Evidence In Gray ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/21/15 | Comments (0)

A Baltimore judge won't prohibit defense attorneys from releasing evidence in the high-profile Freddie Gray case. Judge Barry Williams denied State'...