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Local Blackout Reported

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/31/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 31 -  9:15 PM - Chaverim of Baltimore has reported a total blackout from the area of Greenspring and Smith Ave. to the Quarry Lake are...

   
 

Lessons from the Pickwick Apartments Fire (Photo Essay)

Article by Margie Pensak | Published 01/31/15 | Comments (0)

Vestiges of yellow police tape and a metal fence to ward off trespassers still surround the charred remnants of the November 29th Shabbos morning blaze. The hea...

   
 

Halachic Insights: An Apartment Above A Shul

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 01/30/15 | Comments (0)

With the housing crunch in many Jewish areas, the following topic has become very acute. Some young American bochurim who were studying in Yerushalayim had rai...

   
 

Parshas B'Shalach - Refuah Shlaimah Efrayim Zalman...

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 01/30/15 | Comments (0)

This week's shtikle is once again dedicated bizchus a refuah sheleimah to our son, Efrayim Zalman ben Haviva Itta, who is once again in the hospital over s...

   
 

School Choice Celebration On Capitol Hill (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/30/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 30 - On Wednesday, school choice advocates gathered on Capitol Hill to celebrate National School Choice Week. Rep. Luke Messer (R-Indiana) ...

   
 

Baltimore County Unemployment Rate Dips To 5.4%

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/30/15 | Comments (0)

December and adjusted November rate lower than U.S. and Maryland Towson, MD  (January 30, 2015)  Baltimore County posted an unemployment rate of 5.4...

   
 

Shlock Rock Prepares OCA Students for Shabbos Shira (Ph...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/30/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 30 - Today, Baltimore's Ohr Chadash Academy (OCA) had the opportunity to host Lenny Solomon from Shlock Rock. The students enjoyed sin...

   
 

Crime Alert: Deception Burgalry

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/30/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD -  Jan. 30 - Shomrim of Baltimore has  advised BJL  that on Jan. 24, 2015, at approximately 4 pm, the Baltimore County Police Depar...

   
 

Parshas B'shalach/Shabbos Shira / Baltimore Zmanim...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/30/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas B'shalach / Shabbos Shira / Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Jan. 30  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  B'shalach ...

   
 

Parshas B'Shalach - Heroism

Article by Rabbi Yaacov Haber | Published 01/30/15 | Comments (0)

Dedicated to the memories of two very special men, our uncles,  Chaim Ze'ev Quinn (Uncle Willy) and Chaim Fialkoff (Uncle Herman).  Students in...

   
 

What the Murder of Alberto Nisman Tells Us About Iran

Article by Jonathan Rosenblum | Published 01/30/15 | Comments (0)

Two major events last week having nothing to do directly with American policy nevertheless served to highlight the folly of the Obama administration's appr...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Jan. 30 - Don't Put Ou...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 01/30/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 30  - Daily Dvar Halacha -  Don't Put Out Bread For The Birds ON Shabbos Shira! ...

   
 

Parshas B'Shalach - Destroying Amalek In Our Time...

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 01/29/15 | Comments (0)

At the end of this week's parshah, the nation of Amalek wages war on the Jewish people. The Torah recounts that Moshe told Yehoshua to lead the Jews in bat...

   
 

Baltimore Jewish Community Security Groups Connect

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD -Jan. 29, 2015 - This week, leaders of the Baltimore Shomrim Safety Patrol, Chaverim, Northwest Citizens Patrol (NWCP), and Hatzalah gathered at t...

   
 

Parshas B'Shalach - Watch Rabbi Eli Scheller'...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Eli Scheller | Published 01/29/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas B'Shalach -  The Hidden Hand ...

   
 

A Thank You Letter To The Baltimore Community From the ...

Article by The Weiskind Family | Published 01/29/15 | Comments (0)

Jan. 29, 2015 9 Shevat 5775   The Weiskind Family Ice Skating on Sunday, Jan. 25th, b'chasdei HaShem just six weeks after Sarah Naomi's hea...

   
 

I Think That I Shall Never See a Jew As Lovely As a Tre...

Article by Tevi Troy | Published 01/29/15 | Comments (0)

Every year, in midwinter, synagogue bulletins and Jewish Community Center emails are filled with announcements of organic Sabbath lunches, environmental lecture...

   
 

Shiva Information for Leo Bear Gardner, Father of Bets...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/29/15 | Comments (0)

Shiva - Location/Hours of visitation: Betsy Gardner - Falls Village Apts. 6229 Pimlico Road  21209 Thursday, Jan. 29: 2PM-7PM, Friday 12PM-3PM, Motzaei...

   
 

Life as a Symphony - Shirah and Becoming an Adult

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 01/29/15 | Comments (0)

We are each but a quarter note in a grand symphony.                   ...

   
 

Mayor De Blasio's Vibrant Deaf Interpreter Creates...

Article by AP | Published 01/29/15 | Comments (0)

They were hanging on his every word — and gesture, body movement, and definitely the facial expressions. Jonathan Lamberton, New York City Mayor Bill de...

   
 

Parshas B'Shalach - Combining the Two

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 01/29/15 | Comments (0)

Essay 1.     'Combining The Two'                &n...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Jan. 29 - Sometimes It'...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 01/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 29 - - Daily Dvar Halacha - Sometimes It's O.K. To NOT Rise All The Way For An Elderly Person? ...

   
 

Live Blog As Of Jan. 27 3:31 PM: 2 Soldiers Killed in H...

Article by Jonathan Beck | Published 01/28/15 | Comments (0)

Group says attack comes in revenge for ‘fallen martyrs of Quneitra'; at least six soldiers wounded in ambush as army patrol hit by anti-tank fire i...

   
 

Star-K Parve/Dairy Alert - Seven Mile Market Macaroni ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/28/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 28 - Several containers of Seven Mile Market Garden Macaroni Salad, sold in Seven Mile Market, Baltimore, Maryland, bearing a Star-K Pareve...

   
 

Watch: Over 1 Million View Greenfield's Speech �...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/28/15 | Comments (0)

Less than five days after Pro-Palestine protesters heckled the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau in the New York C...

   
 

Today, Wed. Jan, 28 @ 12 Noon - Storm Weather & Hal...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/28/15 | Comments (0)

Are you allowed to spread salt on Shabbos during an ice storm? Join STAR-K Kosher Certification's next Telekosher Conference Series to find out  STO...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Jan. 28 - Uh Oh! My Grandm...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 01/28/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan.  28- Daily Dvar Halacha - Uh Oh!  My Grandmother Made Supper For Us In A Pot That Was Never Toiveled ...

   
 

Yachad Declares February North American Inclusion Month...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/27/15 | Comments (0)

 t’s that time of year. February is the fifth annual North American Inclusion Month (NAIM) and Yachad will expand its programming to promote awarenes...

   
 

UPDATED as of 4:54 PM: All Clear (Video / Photo Essay) ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/27/15 | Comments (0)

Updated as of Jan. 27, 1:27 PM - The intersections of Seven Mile Lane & Park Heights and Bonnie & Seven Mile Lane have been reopened while BGE still mai...

   
 

Stereotypes Disappear As One Baltimore Community Talks

Article by The Associated | Published 01/27/15 | Comments (0)

During the past six months, racial tensions have flared across the country, demonstrating deep divides between ethnic groups. Yet in a small pocket in Northwes...

   
 

NCSY's Ben Zzakkai Honor Society Dinner To Induct ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/27/15 | Comments (0)

The 20th annual Ben Zakkai Honor Society (BZHS) NCSY National Scholarship Reception will take place on Sunday, February 8 at 4 p.m. at the Museum of Jewish Heri...

   
 

How to Process Sudden Death

Article by Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss | Published 01/27/15 | Comments (0)

The global Jewish community is still reeling in shock from the sudden passing of the much loved Rabbi Dovid Winiarz,z”l zy”a known to many thousands...

   
 

Do People Live in the Zoo?

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 01/27/15 | Comments (0)

 Question #1: Checking inside the eruv “Can the eruv fences, walls, and wires be checked religiously every week, yet the eruv is invalid?” Qu...

   
 

The Invisible Bullet of Non-Vaccination

Article by Rabbi Hershy Z. Ten, Pres. Bik... | Published 01/27/15 | Comments (0)

Imagine a 6 year old child walking into a classroom waving a loaded gun amidst his classmates while his pregnant teacher acts as if nothing is wrong.  No...

   
 

Hats to Hose - One Day Sale - TODAY ONLY!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/27/15 | Comments (0)

Sponsored Post: *HATS TO HOSE*  TODAY ONLY! 10AM - 6PM   Snow Sale Extra 20% Off All Clearance   All 50% off now extra 20% off TODAY,...

   
 

The Parsha of Mahn on Tuesdays of BeShalach

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 01/27/15 | Comments (0)

If someone were keeping tabs on these things, it is perhaps the Parnassah Segulah that has gone most viral of all other Segulos. Numerous Torah internet site...

   
 

BJL Snowboard - School Opening Status/Delays/Closings f...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/27/15 | Comments (0)

BJL Weather Information Notification System Community Schedule Changes for Schools, Organizations & Businesses Jan. 27 Beth Tfiloh     ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Jan. 27 - A Man Did WHAT?? ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 01/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 27  - Daily Dvar Halacha - A Man Did WHAT??  With A Knife During Bentching!? ...

   
 

TODAY - Why Parshas Hamon is Recited on Tuesday of Pars...

Article by A Talmid | Published 01/27/15 | Comments (0)

A few years ago, I wrote about Parshas Hamon. As is known, there is a segula from R' Mendel of Riminov ZY"A to read Parshas Hamon the Tue...

   
 

UPDATED As Of Jan.26th 11:15 PM - Baltimore Winter Weat...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/26/15 | Comments (0)

Updated as of Jan. 26, 11:15 PM - A winter weather advisory is in effect until Tuesday 10 AM. Expected accumulation 1-3 inches with the heaviest snow falling to...

   
 

Learning from our Past, Building our Future

Article by Dr. Leslie Ginsparg Klein | Published 01/26/15 | Comments (0)

How Jewish History teaches us to create a positive community for tomorrow Part I There is a story told about a Bais Yaakov girl in Poland in the 1930s. She me...

   
 

Who Will be Presenting at Upcoming 2015 Parnassah Expo?...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/26/15 | Comments (0)

Who Will be Presenting at 2015 Parnassah Expo? Parnassah Network has released Part Two of its video series, offering us a live taste of Parnassah Expo’s...

   
 

State Highway Administration Crews Continue Patrols Ton...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/26/15 | Comments (0)

AVOID DISCRETIONARY TRAVEL AND BE ON ALERT FOR POTENTIALLY ICY CONDITIONS Take It Slow in Ice and Snow; Stay Alert for Possible Re-Freeze Baltimore, MD - Janu...

   
 

Agudath Israel of America's 15th Annual Yarchei K...

Article by Shimmy Blum | Published 01/26/15 | Comments (0)

15 years ago the Yidden of Eretz Yisroel encountered the vicious assault of the second intifada. The askonim of Agudas Yisroel wanted to show support for their ...

   
 

Baltimore Community's Assistance Needed to Ensure ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/26/15 | Comments (0)

OU-JLIC (Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus) Rabbi Darren Levin is reaching out to the Baltimore comunity to ensure his Hopkin students will be able to consis...

   
 

BJL Snowboard - School Opening Status/Delays/Closings f...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/26/15 | Comments (0)

BJL Weather Information Notification SystemCommunity Schedule Changes for Schools, Organizations & BusinessesJan 26, 2015   Ohr Chadash Academy  ...

   
 

Halachic Analysis: May I Borrow Your Snow Blower?

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 01/26/15 | Comments (0)

The Chofetz Chaim wrote a number of famous works. He wrote the Mishnah Berurah commentary on the Orach Chaim section of Shulchan Aruch. He also wrote Sefer Ch...

   
 

International Holocaust Remembrance Day - 27 January 20...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 01/26/15 | Comments (0)

Tomorrow (27 January), 70 years after the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, thousands of events throughout the world will mark Holocaust ...

   
 

Halachic Analysis: That House or Business in Israel...

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 01/26/15 | Comments (0)

Two cars, a garage, and a home in the suburbs – this is generally known as the American dream. But what is the American Jewish dream? Many would answer &...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Jan. 26 - Putting On Ointme...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 01/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 26  - Daily Dvar Halacha -  Putting On Ointment On Shabbos? ...

   
 

Ice Skating Six Weeks After A Heart Transplant? B'...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 25 -  5 Shevat 5775 - Heartfelt gratitude to The Ribono Shel Olam, and to this wonderful Baltimore community we are so lucky to be a ...

   
 

State Highway Administration Prepares for Upcoming Stor...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 25 - Weather forecasters are predicting snow to come to Maryland’s western and central regions beginning tonight and lasting through ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Jan. 25 - How Do I Dial For...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 25 - Daily Dvar Halacha - How Do I Dial For An Emergency On Shabbos? ...

   
 

Parshas Bo - Coming or Going?

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 01/25/15 | Comments (0)

In the beginning of the Parsha, Hashem tells Moshe to ‘Come to Paroh…..’ Why does it say COME to Paroh? Shouldn’t it say GO to Paroh? ...

   
 

Watch: Baltimore's Own Rabbi Shlomo (SHUMMI) Polla...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 01/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore's own Rabbi Shlomo Pollack  was me'zakeh his shiur of nineteen bucherim from the Beis Medrash in Ohr Sameach Yerushalayim  to have...

   
 

Parshas Bo - Renewal

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 01/24/15 | Comments (0)

The first mitzvah that the Jewish people were given in Egypt was Kiddush HaChodesh, the commandment to designate each new month of the lunar cycle.  Why w...

   
 

Winter Storm to Snarl Travel From DC to Boston Into Thi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

While the mid-Atlantic will be spared a major snowstorm, snow will accumulate in part of the region and a nor'easter will deliver heavy snow to a portion...

   
 

Parshas Bo - No See, No Problem

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

 לכבוד שבת      ואת בכורינו הציל (Yes, I know, not a precise quote) This week's shtikle is dedicated bizc...

   
 

Baltimore Shomrim Safety Patrol A Recepient Of BGE Gran...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 23 - Yesterday, representatives from multiple emergency response organizations convened at Towson University for the presentation of grants...

   
 

Telling the Jewish Story

Article by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Go to Washington and take a tour of the memorials and you will make a fascinating discovery. Begin at the Lincoln Memorial with its giant statue of the man wh...

   
 

Chaverim Reports: Traffic Alert - Erev Shabbos, Jan. 23...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 23 - 2:15 PM - Chaverim of Baltimore has just notified BJL that Cross Country between Fallstaff and Labyrinth is currently shut down due to...

   
 

Timely Information for This Shabbos Weather Forecast

Article by BJLIfe/Rabbi Dovid Heber | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 23 - Erev Shabbos - The National Weather Service is predicting freezing rain over Shabbos. Please note that it is permissible to spread sal...

   
 

Parshas Bo / Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas Bo/Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Jan. 23  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Bo Today: 3 Shevat Chatzos today: 12:19 PM ...

   
 

Out of Borough Experience

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Back in the fall, a candidate for the New York State Assembly made construction of major new housing in Borough Park the centerpiece of his campaign.  A Ne...

   
 

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect From 6 PM This Evenin...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 23 - The National Weather Service in Baltimore, MD/Washington, DC has issued a winter weather advisory for snow, sleet and freezing  r...

   
 

Parshas Bo - You Go First!

Article by Rabbi Yaacov Haber | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

G-d said, “…And also I heard the cries of the Children of Israel as they are slaves in Egypt; and I will remember My covenant.” G-d also hea...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Jan. 23 - Uh Oh My Hat Got ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 23  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Uh Oh My Hat Got Smushed On Shabbos Can I Pinch It Back Into Shape? ...

   
 

Parshas Bo - Aderes HaTorah

Article by Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter / Yeshi... | Published 01/23/15 | Comments (0)

In this week's Parsha, as the Makkos are coming to an end, the Egyptians are stricken with the plague of  Choshech- intense darkness.  Durin...

   
 

Parshas Bo - Knock Out!

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

This week the Torah directs us how to educate and respond to the “children” who in future generations will ponder the historical events of the exodu...

   
 

Watch: Conclusion of the Agudath Israel Yerushalayim Ya...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

Conclusion of the Agudath Israel Yerushalayim Yarchei Kallah 5775 / 2015 ...

   
 

Chaverim Reports: Traffic Accident - Thursday, Jan. 22 ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 22 - 6:55 PM - Chaverim of Baltimore reports that a traffic accident has just occurred at the corner of Cross Country & Strathmore and ...

   
 

Agudas Yisrael 15th Yerushalayim Yarchei Kallah Kuvien ...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

Yerushalayim ir HaKodesh - Jan. 22 -  2 Shevat - An assortment of photos by Kuvien Images of the Agudas Yisrael 15th Yerushalayim Yarchei Kallah in Yerusha...

   
 

Parshas Bo -Time and Meaning Each Second, Each Moment

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.              &nbs...

   
 

Baltimore Celebrates Jewish Disability Awareness Month

Article by The Associated | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 22 - February marks Jewish Disability Awareness Month and The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, working closely with it...

   
 

Agudas Yisrael 15th Yerushalayim Yarchei Kallah Day 4 (...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - Jan. 22  - 2 Shvat 5775 - Agudas Yisrael 15th Yerushalayim Yarchei Kallah Day 4 Photo Credit: Shmuelheinemannphoto.com Rav Aryeh Dunn...

   
 

Parshas Bo - Watch Eli Scheller's One Minute on th...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Eli Scheller | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas Bo - The difference between FALLING and FAILING ...

   
 

Insights Into Halacha: Kedushas Sheviis Produce: Shemit...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yehuda Spitz | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

One of the most imperative aspects of observing Shemitta concerns the proper treatment of produce that has Kedushas Sheviis, Shemitta sanctity. Not a simple tas...

   
 

Pouring Away Ayin Ha'ra: The Work Of Rebbetzin Aid...

Article by Barbara Bensoussan | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

Blei gissen, the technique of pouring lead to nullify ayin ha’ra, the poisonous evil eye, has its source in the Gemara and been practiced for many years...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Jan. 22 - Applauding on Sha...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 01/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 22  - Daily Dvar Halacha -  Applauding on Shabbos? ...

   
 

Major Snowstorm May Hit I-95 Corridor From DC to NYC, B...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

A storm poised to hit this weekend could bring the first widespread heavy snowfall of the winter to the Interstate-95 Northeast corridor. According to AccuWea...

   
 

Hats Off to a Grassroots Boycott on Borsalino

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

Will the boycott travel across the Atlantic? A group of Chabad bochurim in New York are trying to garner support to join a boycott that originated in Israel ove...

   
 

WhatsApp Now Available On Web Browsers - For Android Us...

Article by Jacob Kornbluh | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

Getting an angry look by your boss for looking at your phone during work, or too busy to monitor WhatsApp during working day hours? No more. The Popular smar...

   
 

Agudas Yisrael 15th Yerushalayim Yarchei Kallah Day 3 (...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - Jan. 21 - Rosh Chodesh Shvat 5775 - Agudas Yisrael 15th Yerushalayim Yarchei Kallah Day 3 Photo Credit: Shmuelheinemannphoto.com  &nb...

   
 

BJL Snowboard - School Opening Status/Delays/Closings f...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

BJL Weather Information Notification System Community Schedule Changes for Schools, Organizations & Businesses Jan 21, 2015      Ohr Chadas...

   
 

Hogan Sworn In As Maryland's Next Governor (Full T...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

Larry Hogan (R), an Anne Arundel County businessman, took the oath of office as Maryland’s 62nd chief executive in a ceremony Wednesday before a joint s...

   
 

Updated Winter Weather Alert for Wednesday, Jan. 21

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 21 - Although the predicted morning precipitation did not occur in the region this morning as expected, the slow moving snow is now expecte...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Jan. 21 - Clap and Dance On...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 21 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Clap and Dance On Shabbos ...

   
 

BDE: Hagaon Harav Chaim Epstien, Zatzal

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

The Torah world was plunged into mourning moments ago with the Petirah of Hagaon Harav Chaim Epstien Zatzal. The Rosh Yeshiva of Zichron Melech in New York, a...

   
 

Annapolis, MD: Official: Relatives Believe Family Was I...

Article by AP | Published 01/21/15 | Comments (0)

Annapolis, MD - As fire officials search for six people who have been missing since a massive fire destroyed a waterfront mansion in Maryland’s capital ...

   
 

Injunction Lifted Against DC Campus Shluchim; 100 Stude...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

The injunction levied last month against the Chabad Shluchim to George Washington University in D.C., which prevented them from engaging in any outreach activi...

   
 

Winter Weather Advisory Alert

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 20 -   The National Weather Service in Baltimore/Washington has  issued a winter weather advisory for snow which is in effec...

   
 

Agudas Yisrael 15th Yerushalayim Yarchei Kallah Day 2 (...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - Jan. 20 - 29 Teves 5775 - Agudas Yisrael 15th Yerushalayim Yarchei Kallah Day 2  Photo Credit: Shmuelheinemannphoto.com   &...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Jan. 20 - Uh Oh I Washed At...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 01/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 20 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Uh Oh I Washed At The End Of The Meal And They Are Serving Another Course! ...

   
 

Agudas Yisroel 15th Yerushalayim Yarchei Kallah Day 1 (...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

 Agudas Yisroel of America's 15th Yerushalayim Yarchei Kallah began this morning in Yerushalayim Ir HaKodesh with more than 300 participants, a s...

   
 

Mother Eulogizes Son As Hundreds Attend Funeral Of Dovi...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Staten Island, NY - Approximately 500 people turned out this morning at the Young Israel of Staten Island to bid farewell to Dovid Winiarz, z'l, a 49 yea...

   
 

Lubavitcher Boy Competes in Classical Music Contest

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Pinchas Antal, a 14-year-old Lubavitcher boy from Montreal, has entered a classical music contest being hosted by the CBC (Canada’s national public broa...

   
 

Avraham Fried: 'Lucky I Was With My Family'

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

Updated -  Jan. 19, 2015 11:45 AM - BDE: The other Avraham Fried, from Meron, shown below, was niftar.  Jan. 18, 2015 - Earlier this afternoon a rumo...

   
 

After 5 Years in Cuban Prison MD's Alan Gross Invi...

Article by AP | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

A Maryland man who returned home last month after spending five years imprisoned in Cuba will have a prime viewing spot for President Barack Obama’s Sta...

   
 

Rav Shamshon Raphael Hirsch, zt'l, On His 126th Ya...

Article by D. Sofer for The Yated | Published 01/19/15 | Comments (0)

I see a child enveloped in flames. The bystanders are afraid; they do nothing, or else they are only trying to save the building. I see the child. I rush in...