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Yaakov Drebin's Goldberg's Bagels to Receive ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

Pikesville, MD - July 28, 2014 - Peter Franchot, Comptroller of Maryland, is to visit Goldberg's New York Bagels, Pikesville branch, on Wednesday, July 31,...

   
 

Former Baltimorean Avi Schamroth Serves in the IDF With...

Article by United With Israel/Atara Beck | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

“It is our duty to protect those we know, we don’t know, we love and we don’t love. We do it with pride, honor and all our power.” &nd...

   
 

The Contemporary Yeshiva High School: The Challenge and...

Article by Rabbi Sholom Tendler | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

Among the many differences between contemporary life and that of previous times is that until the mid-1900s, there was no pressure for every child to stay in ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 28 - Laws Of The Final...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 28 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Laws Of The Final Meal Before Tisha B'Av ...

   
 

Are Our Yeshiva High Schools Servicing their Charges?

Article by Rabbi Simcha Cook | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

My Rebbe, Moreinu Rav Yaakov Weinberg, zt”l, said many times that the methods of teaching Torah are unique and do not follow the guidelines of secular ed...

   
 

Rally in Support of Israel At Penn Station July 30

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/28/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 27 -This coming Wednesday July 30 at 5:30 pm, local anti-Israel activists are assembling at Baltimore's Penn Station for an event call...

   
 

Sailing613 on The Chesapeake Bay Once Again!

Article by BJLife/CR Werner | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

The only sailing camp in the world geared for Orthodox teens, located in Baltimore County. Baltimore, MD - July 27 - In the summer of 2011, Rabbi Aaron Tendler...

   
 

Dust In My Teeth - A Photoblog of Our Gaza Visit Today

Article by Rivka Lambert Adler | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

 In this map, the pinkish area is northern Gaza. That will give you some idea where I was today. Not in Gaza, but in three places just outside of Gaza ...

   
 

Finding Light in the Darkness; Former Baltimorean Jon J...

Article by Jon Jacobson | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

It's Friday in Israel where many people have off. Please read the following and take my suggestion for a way to spend a bit of your time today. I don...

   
 

Today: Tehilim at Ohr HaMizrach for Men, Women & Ch...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 27 - Eruv Rosh Chodesh Menachem Av -Due to the current precarious situation we face, Cong. Ohr HaMizrach, Corner of Park Heights and Fallst...

   
 

The 9 Days Begin Tonight: Where's the Beef? '...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

Question #1: “A frum person invited me to a fleishig sheva berachos during the first days of Av. Can he make a sheva berachos and serve meat during this w...

   
 

UPDATED - Tonight: Yom Kippur Koton in Five Shuls

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 25 - Due to the ongoing situation in Eretz Yisroel, additional Kehillos worldwide will be saying special Yom Kippur Koton Tefillos. Please...

   
 

Former Baltimorean IDF Reserve Soldier Launches Project...

Article by Elie Spivack | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

Dear Friends, I have initiated a project to raise money to assist our wounded Israeli soldiers.  There are currently numerous soldiers who have been wound...

   
 

Storms May Bring Wind, Hail Sunday

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

Maryland weather forecast is wet and possibly dangerous, according to the National Weather Service. Get the rain boots out for your Sunday errands, it will lik...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 27 - Bathing, Swimming...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 27 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Bathing, Swimming, Etc., During 9 Days ...

   
 

InVESTed In Our Boys! Updated as of 11:00 July 24 - Som...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 24 - 11:40 AM - The images below are of some of the vests included in the first delivery which are now in the hands of the soldiers and pro...

   
 

Detailed List: Daven for the Safety of our Soldiers and...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/25/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 25 - Suburban Orthoodox Congregation sent this link below to their membership this afternoon. Many thanks to Simon Cornberg who created thi...

   
 

Etz Chaim Raise's the Steaks (Photo Essay)

Article by Tuvia Besser | Published 07/25/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 24 -  On Sunday evening July 13, at the elegant Stevenson estate of Bruce Sholk and Beth Kaplan, the rain held off just long enough fo...

   
 

Something Is Wrong With Gazans

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 07/25/14 | Comments (0)

The solution to the long and ongoing war between Hamas and Israel is an obvious one, and it  consists of two words: Gazan Spring. Everyone knows the facts...

   
 

Parshas Masei - Shabbos Mevarchim Av -Baltimore Zmanim...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/25/14 | Comments (0)

Parshas Masei-  Shabbos Mevarchim Av -Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - July 25  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Masei Today:...

   
 

Parshas Masei - 42 Journeys

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 07/25/14 | Comments (0)

A Weekly Shtikle Mazal Tov to my cousin Menachem Seliger of London on his engagement to Malkah Levinson of Manchester. Mazal Tov to the ganse mishapachah. The ...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink July 25, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/25/14 | Comments (0)

Please see a new blog post: "If You Want a Job, Wake Up and Smell the Coffee" which now appears on BJL: http://baltimorejewishlife.com/news/news-detail.php?SECT...

   
 

Shomrim Reports - July 25, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/25/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 25 - It has been a very busy summer, unfortunately. Yesterday at around 3:30 pm, Shomrim received a call that 6 black youths assaulted a y...

   
 

Baltimore's Beth Tfiloh Alumni Gather To Support J...

Article by Yonah Jeremy Bob | Published 07/25/14 | Comments (0)

Jordan Low hospitalized for smoke inhalation helping unit evacuate; Baltimore native's father was stuck in France on redirected Delta flight. IDF soldie...

   
 

Second Yahrzeit of HaRav Elyashiv ZT"L at Har Hame...

Article by BaltimoreJewishLife.com/Yehuda... | Published 07/25/14 | Comments (0)

[ED. Note: Rav Elyashiv's yahrzeit is this Shabbos] Jerusalem, Israel - July 7, 2013 - Masses made their way on Erev Rosh Chodesh to Har Hamenuchos on the...

   
 

Parshas (Matos)/Massei - Emulating The Gadol Hador

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 07/24/14 | 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 Masei - Aderes HaTorah

Article by Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter / Yeshi... | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

This week's Parsha is Parshas Maasei, which discusses the travels of Klal Yisroel. It is also the week of Shabbos Chazak, when we finish one of the five&nb...

   
 

Updated: Emergency Delegation from Agudath Israel To Wa...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

Yesterday, July 23, 2014, Agudath Israel sent an emergency delegation to Capitol Hill to meet with members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as well as ...

   
 

Responding to Crisis - Agudath Israel Delegation to Was...

Article by Shimmy Blum | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

Deadly rockets flying across Israel. Dozens of IDF troops killed while fighting the Hamas threat to their civilian brethren. Violent demonstrations across Europ...

   
 

If You Want a Job, Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Article by Elly D. Lasson, Ph.D. , Execut... | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

I must confess.  Although I like gadgets, I am not a techie per se.  Many of us enjoy technology and believe that we are well versed in it.  But,...

   
 

Showering During the Nine Days

Article by Rabbi Yehuda Spitz | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

The Mishna in Maseches Ta’anis (26b) famously teaches that “Mishenichnas Av Mema’atin BeSimcha”, ‘When the month of Av arrives (Ro...

   
 

A Former Baltimorean Expresses His Gratitude for All Do...

Article by Dani Schecter | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

Israel - It's been a whirlwind day for me. It started off with a message that my brother was on a short break, back in Israel, resting in Ashkelon. B"H! ...

   
 

Shimon Apisdorf Goes Back to Visit Friends in Be'e...

Article by Shimon Apisdorf | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

Last night, my son-in-law and I went back to see our friends in a bomb shelter in Beersheva. Mostly elderly Russians who have been spending their days an...

   
 

Jewish Historal Moment In Annapolis as First-Ever Eruv ...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

Ceremony Takes Place With Mayor Michael Pantelides Of Annapolis Annapolis, MD - July 24 - There has been a Jewish Community in Annapolis, Maryland for over one...

   
 

Risa Kelemer: Reflections Of My Third Israel War Campai...

Article by Risa Kelemer | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

Israel - I remember one of the first times I heard the “Azaka” the siren that warns Israeli civilians of an imminent rocket attack. It was 2011 and ...

   
 

Watch: Amian Kelemer: I Am A Soldier Mom! (Photo Essay ...

Article by Amain Kelemer | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

I am a lot of things. Daughter, sister, wife, mother. Teacher, colleague, friend... The one thing I am that has changed me at my core more than almost anythi...

   
 

Parshas Masei: Masei and the Journey of Our Lives

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. - Ernest Hemingway  Imagine yourself on a commuter train.&nb...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 24 - I Came Late To Th...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/24/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 24 - Daily Dvar Halacha - I Came Late To The Siyum! Can I Still Eat Meat? ...

   
 

Anti-Semitic Letters Left On Cars In Chicago's Pri...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

Chicago -- Some Jewish residents of Peterson Park say they are being threatened in anti-Semitic leaflets left on their vehicles in the 6300-block of North Monti...

   
 

InVESTed In Our Boys! A Baltimore 'And Beyond'...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 23 - 8:15 PM - Baruch HaShem! Words can not describe the incredible response we have seen from this campaign. What started as a collaborati...

   
 

Sponsored Post: A Quiet Revolution

Article by Tzvi Werther, LMHC | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

Have you heard? A quiet revolution is taking place within our community. Its participants are few in number, yet it is growing, slowly but surely. This movement...

   
 

Baltimore Stands with Israel - Gathering of Solidarity ...

Article by The Associated/Karen Shuster | Published 07/27/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 23 - Monday evening, over 600 members of the Baltimore Jewish community showed their support for Israel at a “Gathering of Solidarity...

   
 

BDE: Mr. Theodore (Ted) Kallner, z'l

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 23 - BaltimoreJewishLife.com regrets to inform the Baltimore community of the untimely passing of Mr. Theodore (Ted) Kallner, z'l, fat...

   
 

A Lot More Than Coffee Brewing At Upcoming Parnassah Ne...

Article by L. Halevi | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

Brooklyn, NY - July 23 - The upcoming Parnassah Network seminar, “Launch Your Business”, the first of a new series of seminars to help Yidden across...

   
 

Follow Up on Baltimore's Emergency Campaign to Pur...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 07/25/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 23 - I just came back from a committee meeting about our emergency campaign to buy appropriate bullet proof vests for reserve soldiers who ...

   
 

FAA Travel Ban to Israel Delays Jordan Low's Fathe...

Article by Matthew Hay Brown | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv on Tuesday to see his son when th...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 23 - When Can I Make A...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/23/14 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - July 23 - Daily Dvar Halacha - When Can I Make A Siyum During The 9 Days? ]...

   
 

The Workings of a Bais Yaakov Baltimore Lamed Tes Malac...

Article by BJLie/Adina Edelman | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 22 -  For over fifty-one years, the Bais Yaakov Middle School has involved its sixth graders in a project of the Lamed Tes Malachos &n...

   
 

Do Clothes Make the Man? Not if They are Washed During ...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

The Mishnah teaches that “Mishenichnas Av mema’atim besimcha,” “Once Av enters, we decrease our happiness” (Taanis 26b). Although ...

   
 

Watch: MD Israeli, Palestinian Supporters Meet To Voice...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry works for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas leaders in Gaza, serious concerns over the loss of life on both ...

   
 

Updated- Match Goal Met - O'Fishel Caterers Offers...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Updated: July 22 - 12:50 PM - Unbelievable! Well, it's our Baltimore community so it's not so unbelievable: In just a very short time the Bulletproof ...

   
 

N'Shei Cafe Evening of Stars Honors Baltimore'...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 22 - Last night, close to 200 women attended N’Shei Café Evening of Stars, at Bnos Yisroel, paying honor to over 100 orthodox ...

   
 

Baltimore's BT Alum, Wounded Warrior, Jordan Low, ...

Article by Arky Staiman | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Israel - Visited Jordan yesterday, he still has his great spirit despite what he endured. When we got there he was surrounded by over 20 people, adults and c...

   
 

Tonight: Rav Reuven Elbaz in Baltimore

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Rav Reuven Elbaz, noted Talmid Chacham and Kiruv Personality from Eretz Yisrael, will be in Baltimore this week. He will be addressing our community ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 22 - Wine At Havdala D...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/22/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 22 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Wine At Havdala During 9 Days?              ...

   
 

How Does My Mitzvah Help a Soldier in Gaza?

Article by Tzvi Freeman | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

Dear Ask-the-Rabbi, My rabbi visited my clinic today and asked me to wrap tefillin. He said it was for our boys in Gaza. So I did. On Friday my wife lit Sha...

   
 

Urgent Baltimore Appeal for Gaza War - Safety Gear Imme...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

IMPORTANT UPDATE:  Baruch Ha’shem, the response to this campaign has grown beyond anything we could have imagined. Mi Ke’Amcha Yisroel. A...

   
 

Parents! Be Aware: Baltimore City to Launch New Curfew ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 21 - A new curfew law is going into effect on August 8.  The new curfew, which replaces one that's been on the books for about 20...

   
 

Statement From Agudath Israel of America on Recent Anti...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

As Israel applies itself to the task of rooting out terrorists in Gaza, and destroying their tunnels and rocket launchers, there have been, as always when Israe...

   
 

Chesed Shel Emes Opportunity for Today

Article by BJLife/Frank Storch | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

Ba;timore, MD - July 21 - Mrs. Magda Reiner, a 92 year old Holocaust survivor, was niftar yesterday in New York. The levaya will be today, Monday July 21, 2014 ...

   
 

Baltimorean Injured in Gaza; Please Daven for Beth Tfil...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 20 - The entire Baltimore Jewish community wishes a refuah shelaimah, a complete and speedy recovery, to BT alum Jordan Low ’13 (pic...

   
 

Rabbi Daniel Lerner Named Spiritual Leader of Pikesvill...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

  Dear PJC Members, The Trustees of PJC are excited to announce that, effective September 1, 2014, Rabbi Daniel Lerner will be joinin...

   
 

From Yerushalayim: A Note From Rabbi Yisroel Reisman to...

Article by Rabbi Yisroel Reisman | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

Yerushlayim  - July 21 - 23 Tammuz 5774 - As you know, the Yishuv here is struggling with a war whose boundaries & purpose are not clear; a war without...

   
 

An Aliyah Diary, Episode #172: Raw

Article by Susan Leibtag | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

SPOILER ALERT: I'm not saying anything here that you haven't read in a million other blogs and posts.  But writing it out helps me deal with it. ...

   
 

Despite Fighting, Baltimore's Brenners are Moving ...

Article by Lorraine Mirabella | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

Ever since spending their honeymoon in Israel in 2000, David and Helaine Brenner had dreamed about returning to live and raise a family in what they believe to ...

   
 

Is This Your First War?

Article by Rivka Lambert Adler | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

A  few days ago, I heard a story from a close friend who heard it from the wife of the man to whom it happened. This man spends his days learning Torah ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 21- Why No Meat And Wi...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/21/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 21 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Why No Meat And Wine During 9 Days? ...

   
 

Listen: On Rabbi Elan Adler's Radio Show Hear Many...

Article by Rabbi Elan Adler | Published 07/20/14 | Comments (0)

Israel - During this challenging time in Israel, there are many who have taken it upon themselves to go beyond prayer and faith, and have taken action to suppor...

   
 

From Olney to South Bend: The Hidden Jewish Jewel

Article by Paul Creeger | Published 07/20/14 | Comments (0)

After completing a challenging final semester at Yeshiva University, I was ready for a break from the pace and pressure of New York City. Feeling both excited a...

   
 

We Were Robbed

Article by Jonathan Rosenblum | Published 07/20/14 | Comments (0)

Last week I wrote that one only had to look at the faces of the two Palestinians suspected of kidnapping Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Shaar, and Naftali Fraenkel to kno...

   
 

Chanukas Habayis Grand Opening of JFK Mincha-Maariv/Res...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/20/14 | Comments (0)

Minyanim, Free Parking and More for Jewish Travelers Flying in and out of New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport is about to become more convenient for Jewi...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 20 - Construction Duri...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/20/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 20 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Construction During The 9 Days? ...

   
 

Watch: Rabbi Ilan Feldman Speaks About How Today's...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/19/14 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Ilan Feldman Speaks About the Current Situation in Eretz Yisrael ...

   
 

Together as One: Baltimore Communal Gathering for Unit...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 07/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, July 17, 2014 - I moved to Baltimore in 1979, and I can remember when everyone knew everyone in town. Can you? Whether you can or cannot, restoring t...

   
 

Maryland's Camp Shoresh Campers Eye Gaza Fighting ...

Article by AP | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

Fighting in the Middle East has made for a summer of high tension, tearful phone calls and unlikely friendships between Israelis and Palestinians attending ca...

   
 

Al Pi Halacha: What Is Chillul Hashem?

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

New York - In recent months, the observant Jewish world has been inundated with incidences, occurrences, activities, and statements that clearly constitute Ch...

   
 

Urgent Atzeres Tefillah Held In Yeshivas Mir Yerushalay...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - July 18 - An Urgent Atzeres Tefillah was held this morning in Yeshivas Mir Yerushalaym. The Rosh Hayeshiva, Hagaon Harav Eliezer Yehuda Fink...

   
 

Parshas Matos - You Do Your Best...

Article by Avraham Cohen | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

“Va’y’daber Hashem el Moshe laymor:  N’kom nikmas b’nai Yisrael mai’ais haMidyanim; achar tai’a’saif el ah...

   
 

Fresh Air Amid the Reek

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

Even more remarkable than the article itself was where it appeared. Written by Elissa Strauss, an essayist and a “co-artistic director” of a &ldquo...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink July 18, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

Please note that Joblink's Employment Workshop Series will begin this coming Monday.  Please attend all or just one or two.Job Readiness and Interview...

   
 

Stunning: Women Cited for Packing Stun Guns in Carry-On...

Article by Deb Belt | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

Women from Baltimore and Silver Spring, on separate flights out of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, were charged after packing stun guns in their carry-on bags....

   
 

Parshas Mattos: Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

Parshas Mattos - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - July 18  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Mattos Today: 20 Tammuz Chatzos today...

   
 

Baltimore's Community Children Create Personal Gre...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 17 - Our hearts and minds are with our friends and family in Israel. Launched in 2003, the Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership has set peop...

   
 

Parshas Matos - Counting Sheep - Dedicated Bizchus Amir...

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

I recently signed up with a very special program, The Shmira Project, which pairs ordinary people with soldiers putting their lives on the line in defense of ou...

   
 

More Baltimore Achdus as Gaza Operation Expands

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 18 - I got a call today from Rabbi Yissocher Dov Eichenstein, a young Chassidic Rebbe of the Zhidichover Dynasty out of Chicago. He move...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 18 - Laws Of 3 Weeks A...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 18 - - Daily Dvar Halacha - Laws Of 3 Weeks And 9 Days Part I ...

   
 

Parshas Matos - Aderes HaTorah

Article by Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter / Yeshi... | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

The end of this week's Parsha speaks about the Arei Miklat that were established in Eretz Yisroel and Ever L'Yarden. Moshe Rebbeinu, who was not Zoche...

   
 

Agudath Israel Calls for Prayer

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

New York, NY - July 17 - With the news that a ground invasion of the hornets' nest known as Gaza is underway, Agudath Israel of America calls on all Jews t...

   
 

Traffic Alert: Multi-Vehicle Crash at Smith & Seven...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 17 - 5:22 PM - BaltimoreJewishLife.com has just been notified of a traffic accident at the corner of Smith & Seven Mile Lane.   Pl...

   
 

Watch Live: Gaza Ground Invasion

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

 Gaza Ground Invasion Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream...

   
 

UPDATED as of July 17 (4:06 PM) with More Baltimore Cha...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 8 - As Israel faces what the IDF spokesperson says will be a massive IDF operation in Gaza, we are asking you to keep the following soldier...

   
 

A Request From Rabbi Moshe Hauer to All Camp Directors

Article by Rabbi Moshe Hauer | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

Dear Camp Directors: I wanted to ask for your assistance.  I hope to travel to Eretz Yisrael next week bez"h.  I am in touch with many people in Eret...

   
 

Immigration Leads To O'Malley And Obama Spat

Article by AP | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

Annapolis, MD — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley was one of Barack Obama's top fundraisers in 2012, raising more than $1 million for his re-elect...

   
 

If The Iron Kippah Fits, Wear It

Article by Shimon Apisdorf | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

Does God Speak Through the Headlines? Regardless of what you may or may not believe about God; His relationship to the Jewish people, His involvement in the li...

   
 

Partner in a Siyum HaShas for Each of Our Boys' Fi...

Article by BJLife/Daniel Balsam | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

Dear Chaveirim and Colleagues,  It is not my style to make appeals, but this one-time cause is very dear to me, and I believe it will be to many of you as...

   
 

We're All One Mishpacha

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 17 - I want to share another inspiring example of achdus. I sent a letter to Mishpacha Magazine, which as you may know is a Chareidi public...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - July 17 - Are Little Trims...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 07/17/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 17 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Are Little Trims And Shaves Allowed During The 3 Weeks? ...

   
 

JCC Swim Teacher Charged With Soliciting Teens (Note f...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/16/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 16 - A former swimming instructor was arrested Tuesday for trying to purchase two teenage boys for inappropriate conduct involving minors, ...

   
 

Now I Know How They Feel

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 07/16/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 16 - Recently , all of Klal Yisroel  experienced a tremendous feeling of unity and brotherhood.  For a short while, we did not se...