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The Shabbos Project: Outreach, Inreach, Over and Beyond...

Article by BJLIfe/R. Laks | Published 09/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD- Sept. 12 - People who know me would never suspect me of being the teary eyed type. My sentimentality is a personal and private thing and I genera...

   
 

The King is in the Field

Article by Danielle Sarah Storch | Published 09/19/14 | Comments (0)

Elul arrives and I feel the usual pre-Rosh Hashanah pressure. It is time to up the ante and work on more self-improvement.I pull out my special Elul notebook an...

   
 

Baltimore Jewish Community Security & The Yomim Nor...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 09/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 19 - Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion was host to a by-invitation only security briefing by the Baltimore City Police Department on Thursday, Septe...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 19 - Forgiveness from...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 09/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 19 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Forgiveness from your Rebbe! ...

   
 

Stubborn Spirit

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 09/19/14 | Comments (0)

The birthday cake was ablaze with 105 candles, and many among the scores of people present at the Czech embassy in London this past spring for the party would n...

   
 

Halachically Speaking: Refraining From Foods During The...

Article by Rabbi Moishe D. Lebovits Rabbi... | Published 09/19/14 | Comments (0)

We are all familiar with the simonim that are eaten on Rosh Hashanah. However, there are some foods which are not eaten during Rosh Hashanah and until as late a...

   
 

Parshiyos Netzavim/Vayelech - It's All About Tora...

Article by Rabbi Moshe Meiselman, Rosh Ye... | Published 09/19/14 | Comments (0)

This week’s parsha is Moshe Rabbeinu’s last speech to Klal Yisroel as a group. Moshe Rabbeinu tells Klal Yisroel that after forty years of growth th...

   
 

Parshiyos Nitzavim/Vayelech - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv i...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/19/14 | Comments (0)

Parshiyos Nitzavim/Vayelech - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Sept. 129 -   Eruv is Up! Parshiyos Nitzavim/Vayelech Today: 24 Elul C...

   
 

Rabbi Moshe Lebovits, Contributing Writer

Article by BJL Staff | Published 09/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 19 - BaltimoreJewishLife.com is honored to welcome Rabbi Moshe Lebovits as a contributing writer. Rabbi Moishe D. Lebovits is a musmach o...

   
 

Parshiyos Netzavim/Vayelech - Nuclear Threat & Tesh...

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 09/19/14 | 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...

   
 

What Happened to the Slots Funding for Our Community?

Article by BJLife/Avraham David Sauer | Published 09/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 18 -   There have been many meetings going on at the community and city level regarding the spending and implementation of the S...

   
 

Case of Jewish Marylander Jailed in Cuba Back in US Cou...

Article by Jessica Gresko, AP | Published 09/19/14 | Comments (0)

An attorney for a Maryland man who has spent over four years imprisoned in Cuba will argue before a federal appeals court that he should be allowed to sue the...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink Sept.19, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/19/14 | Comments (0)

Administrative Assistant: Part Time+ (Baltimore, MD)Other Qualifications:•         Must have at least two years of ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 18- How To Ask For Fo...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 09/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 18 - Daily Dvar Halacha - How To Ask For Forgiveness ...

   
 

Agudath Israel Reissues Kaporos Kol Korei

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/18/14 | Comments (0)

Reissuing a Rabbinic statement (Kol Korei) that was first published seven years ago and that remains relevant today, Agudath Israel of America is calling upon t...

   
 

Parshiyos Netzavim/Vayelech - Aderes HaTorah

Article by Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter / Yeshi... | Published 09/18/14 | Comments (0)

In this week's Parsha Hakadosh Baruch Hu expresses his disappointment with Klal Yisroel and says: "V'Anochi haster astir panai "- Hashem will hide His...

   
 

Parshiyos Netzavim/Vayelech - Standing Ovation

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 09/18/14 | Comments (0)

Have you ever found yourself riveted to the dynamic words of a powerful speaker, to the inspiring music of a virtuoso violinist, to a poignant and dramatic perf...

   
 

Israeli Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Promote Diabet...

Article by Malcolm Ritter, AP | Published 09/18/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK  — Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a pr...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 17 - How To Repent Fo...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 09/17/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 17 - Daily Dvar Halacha -  How To Repent For Sins That Happen Over And Over... ...

   
 

Who Let the Kids In?

Article by Elisha Greenbaum | Published 09/17/14 | Comments (0)

Should parents bring their small children to High Holiday services? I received a call a few years ago from a reporter at the local Jewish newspaper. Seems th...

   
 

Watch: Mother of Murdered Israeli Teen: A Rosh Hashanah...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/17/14 | Comments (0)

Rachelle Fraenkel's inspiring message to the Jewish people. ...

   
 

Chocolate Cake Breakfast Could Help You Lose Weight

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/17/14 | Comments (0)

Eating chocolate cake as part of a full breakfast can help you lose weight, say scientists. It sounds too good to be true but new research says having des...

   
 

Digital Torah is the Great Unifier

Article by Naphtali Lavenda | Published 09/17/14 | Comments (0)

I have always been fascinated by large Jewish gatherings and Israel’s national events. Yom Haatzmaut ceremonies, the mass Birkat Kohanim (Blessing of th...

   
 

Traffic Alert: Smith & Greenspring Reopened After A...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/16/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 16 -  8:18 PM - A traffic accident on Greenspring at Farringdon had caused Baltimore County Police to shut down Smith and Greenspring...

   
 

Baltimore: A Super Community (Photo Essay)

Article by BJL Staff | Published 09/16/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 16 - This year, 852 donors made September 14 a Super Sunday for Baltimore’s Jewish community. Together, they committed $1.2 million...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 16 - Erev Yom Kippur ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 09/16/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 16 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Erev Yom Kippur We Should... ...

   
 

UPDATED as of Sept. 16 1:42 PM: Amtrak Resumes, MARC Tr...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/16/14 | Comments (0)

Updated as of Sept. 16 - 1:42 PM - Amtrak Northeast Corridor service has resumed between Washington and Philadelphia. Engineering crews have have made the ne...

   
 

Royal Farms Taking Over Naming Rights To Baltimore Aren...

Article by Ryan Sharrow | Published 09/16/14 | Comments (0)

Royal Farms has agreed to take over naming rights at the Baltimore Arena, a $1.25 million deal that ends a more than 18-month search for a new partner. The B...

   
 

A New Year at Yeshivas Kochav Yitzchok/Torah Institute ...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Daniel Skurnik, T... | Published 09/15/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept 15 -  The new school year brings much excitement as parents, school staff, and talmidim look forward to a wonderful year together fill...

   
 

Dr. Leslie Ginsparg Klein Becomes Academic Dean of Gene...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/15/14 | Comments (0)

Dr. Leslie Ginsparg Klein becomes Academic Dean at Maalot Baltimore heading the General Studies Division Baltimore, MD - Sept. 15 - Dr. Leslie G. Klein comes t...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 15 - Forgive Others Q...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 09/15/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 15 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Forgive Others Quickly Because... ...

   
 

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Out of Hospital

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/15/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was discharged from the University of Maryland Medical Center Sunday after a brief stay due to chest pains and shortn...

   
 

30,000 Children to Participate in Misaskim's World...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/15/14 | Comments (0)

Registration of Names of Cholim in High Gear at MisaskimPreparations are well under way for this year’s Asifas Tehilim at the huge Bobover Bais Medrash in...

   
 

TONIGHT: Mir Yerushalayim Annual Benefit Reception-Mond...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/15/14 | Comments (0)

Mir Yerushalayim Annual Benefit Reception-Monday, 20 Elul-8:00 PM Baltimore, MD - Sept. 10 - Excitement is building as the Baltimore community prepares to welc...

   
 

UPDATED as of Sun. Sept. 14 - 9:20 AM - In Photos: Pres...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/15/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 12 - Many people had obviously finished their Shabbos preparations early in order to get a  glimpse of the president's motorcad...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 14 - Steps of Teshuva...

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

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 14 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Steps of Teshuva are... ...

   
 

THIS SUNDAY! Super Sunday Raises Money for Baltimore Je...

Article by The Associated | Published 09/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 10 - This Sunday, September 14, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore will host the 2015 Super Sunday Community Phone-a...

   
 

Full Text of President's Remarks at Howard Friedma...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/13/14 | Comments (0)

President Barack Obama, attempting to help Democrats maintain their grip on the Senate,  attended a fundraiser on Erev Shabbos at the home of askan Howard ...

   
 

UPDATED: Howard Friedman And President Obama Deliver Re...

Article by Pool Reporter | Published 09/13/14 | Comments (0)

Updated as Sept. 12 - 5:57 PM - Pool reporters were ushered into a piano room off the dining room at around 5:10 p.m. Howard Friedman, the host of tonight&rsquo...

   
 

Agudath Israel Participates in School Choice Advocacy M...

Article by Rabbi Ariel Sadwin Mid-Atlanti... | Published 09/12/14 | Comments (0)

Maryland With summer turning to fall, Maryland's nonpublic school leaders are refocusing their goals leading up to the 2015 legislative session. Primary ...

   
 

Shomrim Reports: Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

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

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 12 - This morning there was a very dangerous close-call at Bnos Yisroel, involving the same person who frightened women at a shiur at Bnai...

   
 

Bnos Yisroel Letter Sent to Parent Body Regarding an In...

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

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 12 - Today, the following letter was sent by the administration of Bnos Yisroel to its parent body. 17 Elul, 5774 September 12, 2014 De...

   
 

UPDATED: BDE: Mrs. Naomi Benyowitz, a"h

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

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 12 -  BaltimoreJewishLife.com  regrets to inform the community of the petirah of Mrs. Naomi Benyowitz, a'h. The levayah wi...

   
 

Parshas Ki Savo - Location, Location, Location

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 09/12/14 | Comments (0)

This week's parsha begins with the laws pertaining to the bringing of bikurim. The bringing of the bikurim is accompanied by a recitation of a number of ve...

   
 

Immoral Morality

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 09/12/14 | Comments (0)

In a good illustration of just how thick people who are intellectually gifted can be, the well-known biologist and militant atheist Richard Dawkins recently off...

   
 

Rav Yisroel Belsky Addresses Agudath Israel of America ...

Article by Shimmy Blum | Published 09/12/14 | Comments (0)

As countless yidden around the globe transitioned to learning Maseches Chagiga for Daf Yomi, the Daf Yomi Comission of Agudath Israel of America hosted a specia...

   
 

Biker Cholim (Videos & Massive Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife/Rochelle Goldberg | Published 09/12/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 9 - “When you are on the right path doing the right thing Siy'ata D'Shemaya (help from heaven) kicks in...HaKadosh Baruch ...

   
 

Parshas Ki Savo - The Power of A Prayer

Article by BJLife/Moshe Block | Published 09/12/14 | Comments (0)

In this week’s Parsha, we are given the mitzvah of Bikkurim, the mitzvah to bring one’s first fruits of the year to the Bais Hamikdash and upon whic...

   
 

Shabbat Is a Day of Rest - But Does That Mean I Can...

Article by Shira Telushkin | Published 09/12/14 | Comments (0)

Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis? He is a typical Mo...

   
 

Parshas Ki Savo - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

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

Parshas Ki  Savo - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Sept. 12 -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Ki Savoe Today: 17 Elul Chatzos tod...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 12 - More Shofar Laws...

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

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 12 - Daily Dvar Halacha - More Shofar Laws Part III ...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink Sept.12, 2014

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

Data Entry Positions (Columbia, MD)Our client, a government agency in Columbia, is in need of several data entry clerks for an 8-9 month long project! $14-15/hr...

   
 

Traffic Alert: Accident On Reisterstown Road Near Old C...

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

Friday, Sept. 12 - 9:17 AM - Traffic Alert: A traffic accident just occured  on Reisterstown Road just South of Old Court Road (in front of Dunkin Donuts)....

   
 

BJL Exclusive: Orthodox Dentist Attacked in Greenspring...

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

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 11 - Doing what he does every afternoon, Dr. Elliot Einbinder began his trek to daven Mincha at Ohel Moshe on Smith Ave across the street ...

   
 

Rosh Hashannah - The Beginning of Change

Article by Avraham Cohen | Published 09/12/14 | Comments (0)

Rosh Hashanah is not just the ‘New Year’ for the Jewish nation – it is much more than that. It is also the Yom HaDin, the Day of Judgment when...

   
 

Obama To Meet, Raise Money With Local Connected Advocat...

Article by John Fritze | Published 09/12/14 | Comments (0)

President Barack Obama, who is attempting to help Democrats maintain their grip on the Senate, will attend a fundraiser Friday at the home of a wealthy Baltimor...

   
 

Enlarge Parshas Ki Savo - Bikurim & Blessings or Co...

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 09/11/14 | 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 Ki Savo - Aderes HaTorah

Article by Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter / Yeshi... | Published 09/11/14 | Comments (0)

In this week's Parsha, Moshe Rabeinu instructs Klal Yisroel to do something that they will never be asked to do again. As Klal Yisroel crosses the Yarden,&...

   
 

Traffic Alert: Obama To Attend Fundraiser At Home Of Ho...

Article by Jacob Kornbluh | Published 09/11/14 | Comments (0)

[ED. Note: Suffice it to say that traffic in and around the Smith/Greenspring area will be a little more congested than usual for an Erev Shabbos, after approxm...

   
 

Constructive Criticism; Making a More Perfect Vessel

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 09/11/14 | Comments (0)

The trouble with most of us is that we'd rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.           &...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 11 - A 13 Year Old Bl...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 09/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 11 - Daily Dvar Halacha - A 13 Year Old Blowing Shofar For The Shul? ...

   
 

Israeli Defense - Local Political Connection

Article by BJLife/Rudy Stoler, Candidate ... | Published 09/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 11 - Jordan Low (Beth Tfiloh ’13) is an IDF lone soldier and a hero. When fire caused by a Hamas rocket inflamed the building occupi...

   
 

Watch: President George W. Bush: The 9/11 Interview

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/11/14 | Comments (0)

National Geographic Channel presents George W. Bush: The 9/11 Interview, a world premiere documentary that reveals exclusive, first-person insight into the fo...

   
 

Watch Live: Commemorating Sept. 11, 2001

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/11/14 | Comments (0)

Live and in progress, the ceremony commemorating the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, including the traditional reading of the names of...

   
 

Where Were You on 9/11?

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 09/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept 11, 2014 - Today is the yahrtzeit of thousands of people, those who died in the terrorist attack on the United States. America was caught b...

   
 

Read the Full Text of Obama's ISIS Speech

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/10/14 | Comments (0)

Here is the full text of Obama's speech as prepared for delivery: Remarks of President Barack Obama Address to the Nation September 10, 2014 Washing...

   
 

Watch Live: President Obama Addresses the Nation on ISI...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/10/14 | Comments (0)

President Obama delivers an address to the nation on the threat posed by the terrorist group ISIL. ...

   
 

Shomrei Emunah's Junior Football League (JFL) Kick...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 09/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 10 - On a beautiful day for football, Shomrei Emunah’s Junior Football League (JFL) kicked off their ninth season this past Sunday. ...

   
 

Officer Who Attacked Abu Khdeir's Cousin Charged W...

Article by Noam 'Dabul' Dvir | Published 09/10/14 | Comments (0)

Damning indictment filed against Border Guard officer documented violently beating US-Palestinian teen Tariq Abu Khdeir – cousin of slain Palestinian te...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 10 - Man Blowing Shof...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 09/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 10 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Man Blowing Shofar For A Lady At Home ...

   
 

Daf Yomi Concludes Moed Koton, Begins Chagigah

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/10/14 | Comments (0)

Lomdei Daf Hayomi worldwide concluded Maseches Moed Koton yesterday and are beginning, or began, Maseches Chagigah today. The learners of Daf Yomi are no...

   
 

Dr. Jonathan Ringo to Join LifeBridge Health

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

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 9 - Dr. Jonathan Ringo will join LifeBridge Health as Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) on Sept. 29.   Dr. Ringo joins Li...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 9 - Shofar Laws Part ...

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

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 9 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Shofar Laws Part II ...

   
 

Baltimore County Warns Residents About Solicitations Fo...

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

Towson, MD (September 9, 2014) -  As the Baltimore City Department of Public Works prepares to install new electronic water meters in Baltimore County this...

   
 

Nuclear Nightmare: As Terror Fears Spike, Power Plant N...

Article by Alex Pappas | Published 09/09/14 | Comments (0)

LUSBY, Md. — About 50 miles outside Washington D.C. is a nuclear power plant that sits on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. It’s the sort o...

   
 

Holding the Torah Upright

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

According to some rishonim, the mitzvah to raise the Torah (hagbahah) is mentioned in parshas Ki Savo. Question #1: Holy roller "I was in a shul, and when the...

   
 

Lulover Rebbe of Yerushalayim Visits Baltimore (Video &...

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

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 9 - This past Shabbos, Baltimore was graced by the presence of the Lulover Rebbe of Yerushalayim, Harav Yaakov Biderman, shlita. The Rebbe...

   
 

Watch: Anne Bayefsky Speaks at the UN About UN Antisemi...

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

Anne Bayefsky Speaks at the UN About UN Antisemitism ...

   
 

Klal Perspectives Summer 2014: Our Community's App...

Article by Rabbi Moshe Hauer | Published 09/09/14 | Comments (0)

Before considering any suggestions of change to the current Yeshiva curriculum and educational philosophy, it would be wise to review the underlying value that ...

   
 

Baltimore Native Yisroel Juskowitz: Fixing The World

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

For some people Tikun Olam, the notion of making the world a better place, is an abstract concept that might enter their thoughts occasionally, but for Yisroel ...

   
 

HaRav Chaim Kanievsky, shlita, Dreamt of His Daughter&#...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/08/14 | Comments (0)

Rav Chaim Kanievsky is said to have dreamt of the petirah of his daughter, Rebbetzin Chana Shteinman a”h, who passed away this morning following an illne...

   
 

Wounded & Disabled IDF Lone Soldiers in Desparate N...

Article by Josh Flaster, National Directo... | Published 09/08/14 | Comments (0)

Dear Community Leaders, There is a lag time between when wounded IDF soldiers are released from hospitals until they are approved to receive disability aid f...

   
 

URGENT: Meis Mitzvah - Minyan/Shovelers Needed

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/08/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 8 - Chaverim of  Baltimore has once again been asked to put together a minyan of able bodied men who can also help shovel to make a p...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 8 - Shofar Laws Part ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 09/08/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 8 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Shofar Laws Part I ...

   
 

A Letter To JetBlue From The Mom Of A Child With Autism

Article by Shawna Wingert | Published 09/08/14 | Comments (0)

Dear JetBlue Airlines, I am writing this post to thank you. My son has high-functioning autism and, because of the custody arrangement bet...

   
 

Showing We Care

Article by Jonathan Rosenblum | Published 09/08/14 | Comments (0)

Two weeks ago, I was in Passaic for Shabbos. The main theme of my presentations in four shuls was the feeling of achdus in Israel, from the kidnapping of the th...

   
 

Police Warn Residents to Be Aware of Deception Burglari...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/08/14 | Comments (0)

The Baltimore County Police Department is advising residents to be aware of criminals that are targeting the elderly members of our communities. The suspects w...

   
 

Baltimore Woman Petitions Yad Vashem For Mother's ...

Article by Hillel Kutler | Published 09/08/14 | Comments (0)

Tanya Klein asks the Holocaust memorial to bestow its Righteous Among the Nations award upon Angel Larose and daughter, Marguerite BALTIMORE (JTA)– Ta...

   
 

BDE: Rebbetzin Chana Shteinman, a'h

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/08/14 | Comments (0)

It is with great sadness that we report the passing this morning of Rebbetzin Chana Shteinman a”h, daughter of Rav Chaim Kanievsky and daughter-in-law of...

   
 

BDE: Rav Naftali Landau, zt'l

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/08/14 | Comments (0)

It is with sadness that we report the passing yesterday of Rav Naftali Landau zt”l, the Chuster Dayan. He was 97. Rav Landau was born in Legenmihay, Hung...

   
 

Chaverim Provides Support & Logistics At Biker Chol...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/07/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 7 - It was with great pleasure that Chaverim planned the support and logistics to look out for the safety of the bikers of the 'biker...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 7 - The Seriousness o...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 09/07/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 7 - Daily Dvar Halacha - The Serious Day of Rosh Hashanah ...

   
 

Hot Car Deaths: Should Government Mandate Technology?

Article by Greg Hambrick | Published 09/06/14 | Comments (0)

This week brought hot September temperatures, as well as the latest tragic death of a child left unattended in a hot car. And, again, some are looking for sol...

   
 

Baltimore's Jewish/African American Teens Unite In...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 09/08/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 5 - Fifteen African-American and Orthodox Jewish girls and one photography project. They may not be changing the world but they are certai...

   
 

Child Survivors Of The Holocaust To Receive Payments Fr...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 09/05/14 | Comments (0)

Child survivors of the Holocaust will receive additional financial assistance from the German government to help them cope with problems caused by physical tr...

   
 

Decommissioning Emunah

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 09/05/14 | Comments (0)

“But I will confess…” read the subject line in a recent email from a dear friend, a very intelligent Jewish man who claims to be an atheist. ...

   
 

Watch: Shwekey Sings A Song For Our Soldiers Caesaria 2...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/05/14 | Comments (0)

יעקב שוואקי שיר לחיילים קיסריה Song for our soldiers Caesaria 2014 ...

   
 

Alex Clare: Keeping Shabbos Saved My Career (Video)

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/05/14 | Comments (0)

Alex Clare is an internationally renowned singer-songwriter, with millions of fans all over the globe. But two and a half years ago, he was down to his last p...

   
 

What Do Gaza and Ferguson Have in Common

Article by Jonathan Rosenblum | Published 09/05/14 | Comments (0)

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D.-Mass.) was challenged last week about her support for an additional appropriation of $225 million for Iron Dome. Her town meeting q...