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Parshas Re'eh - Words Matter

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

The Weekly Shtikle is dedicated to the following Israeli soldiers (list expanded to include family members): Amir ben Tzipporah, Daniel Aharon ben Esther, ...

   
 

AMI Magazine: Can "Shadchanim" for Yeshivos S...

Article by Ami Magazine/Yossi Krausz | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

It’s not a phone call any parent wants to receive, informing them that their son is being kicked out of yeshivah. Even worse, though, is its aftermath. Wh...

   
 

Baltimore County Police Crash Team Investigating Friday...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

At 6:33 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the 2000 Block of Old Valley Road 21153 for a report of a hit and...

   
 

Updated as of Aug. 22, 3:30 PM - FOUND - Missing Person...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

Updated as of 3:30 PM - Aug. 22 - Isaac Law, who was reported missing,  has been located, unharmed. Shomrim would like to express their thanks to all those...

   
 

Watch: Yair Lapid on The Holocaust (Video-English)

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

Yair Lapid on The Holocaust ...

   
 

Updated Shiva Information - BDE: Mrs. Anne Lustman, z&#...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD  - Aug. 17- BaltimoreJewishLife.com regrets to inform the community of the petira of Mrs. Anne Lustman, a'h, mother of Dr. Mark Lustman ...

   
 

Parshas Re'eh - Getting Ready for Elul

Article by Avraham Cohen | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

“Re’eh, Anochi nosain leef’naichem hayom bracha oo’k’lala – See, I present before you today blessing and curse.” [Deut...

   
 

Parshas Re'eh/Shabbos Mevorchim Elul - Baltimore Z...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

Parshas Re'eh/Shabbos Mevorchim Elul - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Aug. 22 -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Re'eh Today:...

   
 

Parshas Re'eh - Aderes HaTorah

Article by Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter / Yeshi... | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

In this week's Parsha the Torah repeats the discussion of the Halachos concerning freeing an Eved Ivri. However, a new idea is introduced- t...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink Aug. 22, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

DCMA Baltimore Hiring EventThe DCMA Baltimore Contract Management Office (CMO) is conducting a hiring event with over 30 immediate job openings of various grade...

   
 

The End Is Near

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

The recent upsurge in anti-Semitism across Western Europe and around the globe, complete with swastikas and “Death to the Jews” chants, is depressin...

   
 

Parshas Re'eh - True Blessings

Article by BJLife/Moshe Block | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

The passuk in this week’s parshah says “Es habracha asher tishmi’u el mitzvos hashem elokechem,” that the brachos will ensue a...

   
 

Preparing for A New School Year

Article by Rachel Turniansky | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

For some parents the end of the summer is the most wonderful time of the year. For others it’s a bittersweet time where the low-key routine of sleeping in...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 22 - What To Think Whe...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/22/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug 22. - Daily Dvar Halacha - What To Think When Saying Hashem's Name? ...

   
 

Scammers Claiming to be From IRS Threaten Resident with...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/21/14 | Comments (0)

A Lakewood resident, aware of the ongoing IRS phone scam, tells TLS he received a call today from scammers who threatened him with criminal charges. ...

   
 

Watch: Levaya for Rabbi Gershon Yankelewitz, zt"l,...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/21/14 | Comments (0)

 Levaya for Rabbi Gershon Yankelewitz zt"l ...

   
 

Parshas Re'eh/Shabbos Mevarchim Elul - The King i...

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer | Published 08/21/14 | Comments (0)

This Shabbat, in addition to reading the weekly parasha of Re'eh, we will also announce the arrival of Rosh Chodesh Elul, the beginning of the Hebrew ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 21 - More Holiness Law...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/21/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 21 - Daily Dvar Halacha - More Holiness Laws (Part III) ...

   
 

Everyone Eats; Why Are Jews Different?

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 08/21/14 | Comments (0)

 Everyone eats.  Every man, woman, child.  Thief, sinner, or saint. Everything eats.  Every beast of the field.  Every insect.  E...

   
 

In Baltimore, Washington And Elsewhere: Nationwide &quo...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/21/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 21 -  Background Information:   The hacktivist collective Anonymous issued a call to action on YouTube, calling for a “Nati...

   
 

If After All The Nissim Of The Last Few Weeks You Still...

Article by BJLife/Rabbo Sholom Tendler | Published 08/21/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 21 - One of my younger brothers is currently learning in the Mir Yerushalyim. The Yeshiva has a summer program in which they take the bochu...

   
 

Parshas Re'eh - Lookin' Good

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 08/20/14 | Comments (0)

In ancient times self-mutilation was a typically pagan response to overwhelming grief and disappointment. This display of fatalism and worthlessness was the nat...

   
 

Chester Siegel (Yechezkel Ben Chaim Halevi, z'l) ...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 08/20/14 | Comments (0)

Today is the anniversary of the passing of my father in law, Yechezkel Ben Chaim Halevi, olov  hasholom. I would like to share some thoughts that can teach...

   
 

The Kashrus of Raisin Juice and Raisin Wine

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 08/20/14 | Comments (0)

Since parshas Re’eih contains many of the basic laws of kashrus, I bring you a related topic:  Question #1: Kosher Conundrum "How can two kosher, p...

   
 

Watch: Rav Gershon Yankelewitz, zt'l, Recounts the...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/20/14 | Comments (0)

Rav Gershon Yankelewitz, zt”l, Recounts the Levayah of the Chofetz Chaim, Zatzal "Names, Not Numbers" is a copyrighted oral history film project and curr...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 20 - More Holiness Law...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/20/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 20 - Daily Dvar Halacha - More Holiness Laws... ...

   
 

BDE: Rav Gershon Yankelewitz zt'l

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/20/14 | Comments (0)

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Gershon Yankelewitz zt”l, senior rosh yeshiva at Yeshiva Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchonon in New ...

   
 

Large Crowd Attends Mitzvah Motivators "Turn 48 in...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 19 - Last evening, Mitzvah Motivators celebrated yet another exciting end-of-summer program. The highlight of this year's extravaganza...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 19 - Holiness Laws...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 19 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Holiness Laws... ...

   
 

The Event for Olim Jerusalem International Convention C...

Article by BJLife/Sharon Altshul | Published 08/18/14 | Comments (0)

Thousands of olim attended The Event in the Jerusalem International Convention Center last Thursday, Gidon Katz of the IMP Group, originated and again...

   
 

Sponsored Post: Online Speech Therapy - An Exciting and...

Article by Rina Goode M.S. CCC-SLP | Published 08/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug 2014 - Your son is not speaking in complete sentences like his peers. Your daughter is having difficulty getting her words out, and you wond...

   
 

Watch: Daf Yomi Siyum Maseches Megillah (Video & Ph...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/18/14 | Comments (0)

 Tuesday night, the 6th of Av, 5774, will be fondly remembered by Lomdei HaDaf across the globe as the night of the special Siyum broadcast on Maseche...

   
 

Chaverim Volunteer Appreciation BBQ 2014 (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife/Mrs. Naomi Miller | Published 08/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 18 - A wonderful time was had by all at yesterday's Chaverim Volunteer Appreciation BBQ 2014. Meadowood Regional Park was the perfect ...

   
 

Application Process for 2015 Nonpublic School Construct...

Article by Rabbi Ariel Sadwin, Mid-Atlant... | Published 08/18/14 | Comments (0)

One of the highlights of the Maryland General Assembly's 2014 legislative session was the renewal of the $3.5 million allocation for nonpublic school const...

   
 

Ohr Chadash Academy Welcomes Mrs. Randi Orshan as Direc...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 18 - Ohr Chadash Academy welcomes Mrs. Randi Orshan in a newly created position, Director of Teaching and Learning.  Mrs. Orshan has a...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 18 - Your Hands Before...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug 18. - Daily Dvar Halacha - Your Hands Before Netilas Yadayim Of The Morning ...

   
 

Help Our Community Schools Without Spending An Extra Pe...

Article by Tzipora Lieder, Bais Yaakov PT... | Published 08/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 18 - In a few weeks, thousands of children in our community will be beginning a new school year. We are all aware of the financial challeng...

   
 

UPDATED as of Aug 17, 8:45 PM: $370 Raised-What a Day! ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/17/14 | Comments (0)

Updated: Aug. 17 -  8:45 PM - Steady foot traffic at the Greatest Yard Sale Ever showed Baltimore's strong support for Chai Lifeline and their wo...

   
 

Shatnez Alert: New List of Suits Found With Shatnez

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/17/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 17 -"The following is a list of woolen men’s suits purchased at Jewish-owned stores that were found to be shatnez,” the Vaad L&...

   
 

The RCA and Har Bayis

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 08/17/14 | Comments (0)

This article was written l’ilui nishmas the author’s mother, Sara Bas HaRav Eliyahu, whose yartzeit is on 22 Av. She was an extraordinary baalas ...

   
 

With Israel at War When There Is A Will, There Is A Way

Article by BJLife/Rachel Gold | Published 08/17/14 | Comments (0)

This summer I had the incredible opportunity to spend my summer on a program known as Counterpoint Israel for the second summer in a row. Counterpoint Israel is...

   
 

You Can't Take It with You -- Moving and Removing ...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 08/17/14 | Comments (0)

Question #1: “We are moving residences, and I understand that I must leave the mezuzos in my old home. However, they are beautiful, mehudar mezuzos that I...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 17 - Reasons And Backg...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/17/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug.17 - Daily Dvar Halacha -  Reasons And Background Info On Morning Hand Washing ...

   
 

Updated as of 6:31 PM: Water Main Break at Smith & ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/15/14 | Comments (0)

Updated as of 6:31 PM:  Water is now available at the Pebblebrook entrance to Beazer where  the primary outage occurred. Updated as of 5:17 PM - Acco...

   
 

Plaintiffs' Statement on US Court of Appeals Rulin...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/15/14 | Comments (0)

Statement of Plaintiffs Central Rabbinical Congress of the United States & Canada, Agudath Israel of Qmerica, and International Bris Association, on US Cour...

   
 

Parshas Aikev - Step Forward

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 08/15/14 | Comments (0)

This week we read what can arguably be called the most important verse in all of Torah. Now, O Israel, what does Hashem, your God, ask of you? Only to fear Has...

   
 

Watch: Camp HASC: Libeinu B'Mizrach...(Video)

Article by Rav Judah Mischel, Executive D... | Published 08/15/14 | Comments (0)

Throughout the Summer we have dedicated ourselves- day and night - to create a level playing field for each of our 350 campers with intellectual and development...

   
 

Enemies, Real and Imagined

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 08/15/14 | Comments (0)

1) Hamas is evil.2) Israel has a responsibility to protect its citizens.3) Anti-Israel sentiment is usually simple Jew-hatred in (not very good) disguise.4) The...

   
 

Parshas Aikev - Sustaining Both Body and Soul

Article by Avraham Cohen | Published 08/15/14 | Comments (0)

 “V’achalta v’savata u’vai’rachta es Hashem Elokecha al ha’aretz ha’tova asher nasan lach – And you will ea...

   
 

Parshas Aikev -The Special Fruit of Eretz Yisrael

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 08/15/14 | Comments (0)

The Weekly Shtikle is dedicated to the following Israeli soldiers (list expanded to include family members): Amir ben Tzipporah, Daniel Aharon ben Esther, ...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink Aug. 15, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/15/14 | Comments (0)

First a final reminder of Joblink's upcoming workshopSucceeding in the Workplace of 2014Monday, August 18, 2014 at 7:30 PMCongregation Shomrei Emunah6221 G...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 15 - Washing In The Mo...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/15/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 15 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Washing In The Morning And Other Related Laws ...

   
 

Parshas Aikev - Aderes HaTorah

Article by Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter / Yeshi... | Published 08/15/14 | Comments (0)

The Medrash on this week's Parsha makes note of the fact that the Petirah of Aron Hakohen is written right next to the incident of the breaking of the Luch...

   
 

Parshas Aikev - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/15/14 | Comments (0)

Parshas Aikev - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Aug. 15 -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Aikev Today: 19 Menachem Av Chatzos today: 1...

   
 

What We Can Do Now

Article by Bracha Goetz | Published 08/15/14 | Comments (0)

Something about the cover-up, the intimidation and the lies – no matter what the facts actually are in the Gaza conflict – felt way too familiar.&nb...

   
 

McCormick Recalls 70K Containers of Ground Oregano

Article by Elizabeth Janney | Published 08/14/14 | Comments (0)

McCormick Spice has recalled more than 70,000 containers of ground oregano due to possible salmonella contamination. The 0.75-oz bottles of ground oregano were...

   
 

Parshas Eikev - Limiting Beliefs (Text & Video)

Article by Rabbi Ben Zion Shafier | Published 08/14/14 | Comments (0)

“And now Yisroel, what is HASHEM, your G-d asking of you? Merely to fear HASHEM, to go in all of His ways, to love Him, and serve Him with all of yo...

   
 

Sponsored Post: Honda & Acura Liquidation Sale from...

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

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 11 - Elyon Motors  is offering a special liquidation sale on brand new 2014 Hondas and Acuras. The sale is this week only. Save...

   
 

Watch: Little boy Amazes The Shoppers In A Local Costco...

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

Boy said: I was nine years old and was in fourth grade when the video was taken. That afternoon, my family visited Costco when I tried out some pianos on dis...

   
 

How the Vest Was One!

Article by Rabbi Elchonon Oberstein | Published 08/14/14 | Comments (0)

As many of you know, our beloved son Yoni served in the Israel Defense Force, in the religious unit, Netzach Yehudah. He finished his service but was called bac...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 14 - 6 Things A Jew Mu...

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

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 14 - Daily Dvar Halacha - 6 Things A Jew Must Always Think ...

   
 

NCSY Summer in Israel Programs: Flexibility and Achdut ...

Article by Zvi Volk | Published 08/14/14 | Comments (0)

As Operation Protective Edge intensified in Gaza, teens on summer in Israel programs organized by NCSY, the international youth movement of the Orthodox Un...

   
 

Shomrim Reports: Wednesday, Aug.13, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 13 - Last night at least 5 cars were broken into at the Fountainview. The caller stated that a neighbor called police at around 3:30 am whe...

   
 

Baltimore's Record Rainfall Leads To Flooding

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/13/14 | Comments (0)

Areas near Baltimore saw near 11 inches of rain yesterday, breaking a 1933 record. The National Weather Service says 6.27 inches of rain at BWI Marshall Air...

   
 

C'mon Baltimore-Let's Show Jordan Low Our Lov...

Article by Jameel@Muqata | Published 08/13/14 | Comments (0)

Send an injured IDF lone soldier a message of appreciation! Jordan Low, originally of Baltimore, was recently injured in Operation Protective Edge. The 19-ye...

   
 

Agudath Israel of America Launches Eretz Yisroel Emerg...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/13/14 | Comments (0)

In light of the heart-wrenching events that have taken place in Eretz Yisroel over the past weeks, Agudath Israel of America has launched an "Eretz Yisroel...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 13 - Proper Procedure ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/13/14 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - Aug.13 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Proper Procedure Upon Waking In The Morning ...

   
 

BDE: Irene Kuperstein, 88, of Pikesville

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/12/14 | Comments (0)

PIKESVILLE, Md. —Baltimore County police have identified a woman's body as that of a missing elderly woman. Irene Kuperstein, 88, of Pikesville, had...

   
 

Flash Flood Warning for Baltimore County

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/12/14 | Comments (0)

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a Flash Flood Warning for: Southeastern Montgomery County in central Maryland. Southeastern Howar...

   
 

Traffic Alert: Broken Down Vehicle on Reisterstown Road

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/12/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 12 - 12:40 PM - A vehicle is broken down in front of Caramel's Pizza at the corner of Reisterstown Road and Brightside Ave.  Plea...

   
 

Thank You!

Article by Rivka Malka Perlman | Published 08/12/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 12 -  On Saturday night we asked the world to help us help our little girl. We needed $17,000 by Thursday to get her into a school for...

   
 

UPDATED: Baltimore's Bnos Yisrael Students Present...

Article by BJLife/Adina Edelman, BY 11th ... | Published 08/12/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug, 2014 - In the summer of 2013, a program called the Bnos Yisroel Bridge Program (BYBP) was formed between Bnos Yisroel High School in Baltim...

   
 

There is No Shidduch Crisis - Post-Article Remarks From...

Article by Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz | Published 08/12/14 | Comments (0)

Firstly, I’d like to thank those of you who took out the time to read the article. It is my fervent hope, that iy”H this will serve as an impetus to...

   
 

Worldwide Broadcast Available for Tonight's Daf Yo...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/12/14 | Comments (0)

The Daf Yomi Commission of Agudath Israel of America is delighted to offer a complimentary live worldwide broadcast of Siyum Maseches Megillah.  The p...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 12 - Laws Of Getting ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/12/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 12 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Laws Of Getting Dressed ...

   
 

Mishpacha Magazine: Crisis Control...Shidduchim

Article by Mishpacha Magazine/Yisroel Bes... | Published 08/11/14 | Comments (0)

He’s intimately acquainted with every need, institution, and denomination in the Torah world. But if there’s one cause with the power to shatter his...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 11 - Reasons for Tu B&...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 1 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Reasons for Tu B'Av (Part III) ...

   
 

Tomorrow: The Meaning of Tu B'av

Article by Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau | Published 08/10/14 | Comments (0)

Six events occurred on Tu B'Av, the 15th of Av, making it a festive day in the Jewish calendar. The Mishnah tells us that: "No days were as festive fo...

   
 

Baltimore Stands With Israel...Again! (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife/Freda Hershkovitz | Published 08/10/14 | Comments (0)

Unannounced Pikesville anti-Israel protest draws Pro-Israel counter-protest in short time Baltimore, MD - Aug. 10 - It started out as a typical Sunday morning....

   
 

Verbal Anti-Semitic Attack in Silver Spring

Article by Rose Blynn Litwack | Published 08/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 10 - Last Thursday afternoon, Aug. 7, while waiting with my 4 year old son to cross Lamberton and Arcola, 2 men in a station wagon, wearin...

   
 

Whither Am Yisrael?

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 08/10/14 | Comments (0)

The events of this summer have brought out so much achdus and ahavas yisroel  that we are overwhelmed with good feelings. The concern for the three kidnapp...

   
 

I Need To Ask for Help

Article by Rivka Malka Perlman | Published 08/10/14 | Comments (0)

When Neshama, our eight year old was in first grade she couldn’t read.Teachers met with her privately and she got as much extra help as we could offer...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 10 - Reasons for Tu B&...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 10- Daily Dvar Halacha - Reasons for Tu B'Av (Part II) ...

   
 

Maryland Sales Tax-Free Week 2014 Starts Today

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

Maryland’s tax-free shopping week is only hours away, a sure sign that back-to-school prep time is here. Are you ready to hit the stores with the kids? ...

   
 

Parshas Va'Eschanan/Shabbos Nachamu - Baltimore Zm...

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

Parshas Va'Eschanan/Shabbos Nachamu - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Aug. 8 -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Va'Eschanan To...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink Aug. 8, 2014

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

First a reminder of Joblink's upcoming workshopSucceeding in the Workplace of 2014Monday, August 18, 2014 at 7:30 PMCongregation Shomrei Emunah6221 Greensp...

   
 

Ugly Times

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 08/08/14 | Comments (0)

It could well be, as some have charged, that the New York Times’ choice of photographs to accompany its reportage from Israel and Gaza has been skewed to ...

   
 

Parshas Va'Eschanan - Aderes HaTorah

Article by Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter / Yeshi... | Published 08/08/14 | Comments (0)

This week's Parsha speaks about how Klal Yisrael will be in Galus and will stray from the path of their forefathers. In an attempt to return to Hashem, the...

   
 

Parshas Va'Eschanan - The Eyes Have It!

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 08/08/14 | Comments (0)

This coming Monday, the 15th of Av, marks the yahrtzeit of my Opa, Mr. George Jakobovits. This week's shtikle is dedicated le'iluy nishmaso, Tovia Yeh...

   
 

New Immunizations Required for Some Baltimore County St...

Article by Deb Belt | Published 08/08/14 | Comments (0)

Rising seventh graders will be required to get two more shots than in previous years. The first day of school in Baltimore County isn’t for another three...

   
 

Parshas Va'eschanan - Contemplate Before Pouncing

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 08/08/14 | 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 Makes Our Laws 'Jewish'?

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 08/08/14 | Comments (0)

Everyone has rules.  Every society, culture, family and group.  Having rules and laws hardly makes one distinct.  From the ancient Laws of Hammur...

   
 

Mesivta Neimus Hatorah Summer 5774 Update (Photo Essay)

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

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 6 - At Mesivta Neimus Hatorah, we are hard at work preparing for the upcoming school year. At the same time, we are b”H very pleased ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 8 - Reason for Tu B�...

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

Baltimore, MD - Aug. - Daily Dvar Halacha - Reason for Tu B'Av Part I ...

   
 

Watch: Our Soldiers (Video)

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/07/14 | Comments (0)

Sruli Twerski - Our Soldiers - A Sruly Weinberger Production Sruli Twerski is a young and vibrant rising star in the Jewish music world.His love for music and ...

   
 

Parshas Va'Eschanan - Lessons In Prayer

Article by BJLife/Moshe Block | Published 08/07/14 | Comments (0)

In the beginning of this week’s parsha, Moshe Rabbeinu recounts how he beseeched Hashem to enter the land of Israel. Chazal tell us that the gematria, or ...

   
 

Maryland Tax Free Week Begins Sunday

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/07/14 | Comments (0)

LANHAM, MD — Tax-free shopping week begins Sunday in Maryland. Clothing and shoes priced at $100 or less per item are exempt from the 6 percent state sal...

   
 

Parshas Va'Eschanan - The Middah of Rachamim (Vide...

Article by Rabbi Ben Zion Shafier | Published 08/07/14 | Comments (0)

“And pays back His enemies in their lifetime to destroy them.” — Devarim 7:10Rashi explains this posuk to mean that HASHEM pays back His enemi...

   
 

What Happens When We Do Something Wrong?

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 08/07/14 | Comments (0)

Since the Aseres Hadibros which include the laws of Shabbos are in Parshas Va’eschanan, we have an opportunity to discuss what happens when we do somethin...