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Rabbis Hopfer, Neuberger & Hauer Urge All to Attend...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/01/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Sept. 1, 2015 – As has been written numerous times, tonight is the last chance for our community voice to be heard regarding the Ira...

   
 

Commuters Should Prepare for Possible Traffic Congestio...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/01/15 | Comments (0)

Heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic expected in areas surrounding Baltimore City Circuit Court Baltimore, MD - Sep. 1, 2015 - The Baltimore City Department ...

   
 

Listen: Senator Cardin To Announce His Decision On The ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/01/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, Md - Sep. 1, 2015 - Senator Ben Cardin is not expected to announce his support or opposition to the Iran Nuclear Deal yet. He told WBAL NewsRad...

   
 

Between Yishtabach and Borchu

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 09/01/15 | Comments (0)

There are numerous references in this week’s parsha, Ki Savo, to blessings, praises and thanksgivings to Hashem. This provides excellent opportunity to di...

   
 

Baltimore Preparing For Protests During Next Week'...

Article by Luke Broadwater | Published 09/01/15 | Comments (0)

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that city officials are preparing for protests as court hearings ramp up in the Freddie Gray case by coordinating ...

   
 

Human Lives Matter! A Message from Rabbi Daniel Lerner

Article by Rabbi Daniel Lerner | Published 09/01/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 1, 2015: Dear Friends, As you are well aware, I have spent a great deal of time and energy encouraging your involvement to help stop the...

   
 

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Former Maryland Gove...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/01/15 | Comments (0)

Former Gov. Marvin Mandel will lie in repose at the Maryland State House this week, a day before his funeral.  Elaine Rice Bachmann, acting secretary of...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Sept. 1, 2015 - The Right W...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/31/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 1, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - The Right Way To Ask For Forgiveness ...

   
 

Ohr Chadash Academy Welcomes Students Back to School (P...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 08/31/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, Md - Aug. 31, 2015 - Monday morning marked a day of excitement all around Ohr Chadash – the students, the teachers, the staff and administratio...

   
 

URGENT CALL: Communal Gathering at Beth Tfiloh - A Mess...

Article by Rabbi Moshe Hauer | Published 08/31/15 | Comments (0)

Dear Friends: I hope this note finds you well. I am writing to urge all of you - men, women and children of appropriate age - to attend a critical Communal Ga...

   
 

TONIGHT: HATZALAH Hors D'oeuvre and Dessert One Ho...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/31/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 31, 2015 - From Rabbi Zvi Teichman to his Kehilla: Tonight at 8:15pm at Shomrei Emunah Hatzalah will be holding its annual Hors D'oeu...

   
 

Important Message from Rabbi Binyamin Marwick

Article by Rabbi Binyamin Marwick, Rav, C... | Published 08/31/15 | Comments (0)

The Congressional vote on the Iran nuclear deal, which will take place in just a couple of weeks, is one of the most important pieces of legislation of our time...

   
 

Shomrim Reports: Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/31/15 | Comments (0)

Crime continues to spike quite alarmingly. Last night alone, a Nissan was stolen from 5900 block of Berkley. Shomrim was called at 1:10 AM with a report that ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 31, 2015 - How Quick M...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/31/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 31, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - How Quick Must I Be To Forgive My Friend? ...

   
 

Crime Alert - Baltimore County Police Department Letter...

Article by BCPD | Published 08/31/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 31, 2015;- Dear Community Members, Between 8/27/15 and 8/28/15, there were three thefts from motor vehicles and one theft of motor vehicl...

   
 

Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel dies at age 95

Article by AP | Published 08/30/15 | Comments (0)

Annapolis, MA -  Marvin Mandel, a former Maryland governor whose 26-year career in state government ended with his 1977 conviction on political corrupt...

   
 

BJSZ Presents Tefilin Symposium (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Chaim Lazar | Published 08/30/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Aug. 30, 2015 – 15 Elul - Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion (BJSZ) was fortunate to have the opportunity to enjoy an insightful presentation t...

   
 

Important Message from Rabbi Shmuel Silber

Article by Rabbi Shmuel Silber | Published 08/30/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 30, 2015 - The following message was sent, this evening, by Rabbi Shmuel Silber to his congregants: Dear Friends, Within the next few wee...

   
 

Photo of the Day

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/30/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 30, 2015 - Arriving at the corner of Mt. Wilson Lane & Reisterstown Road, residents of Yeshiva Lane found this most unusual site... Ca...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - April 30, 2015 - How Do I ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/30/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 30, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - How Do I Repent For Sins That Keep Coming Back?  ...

   
 

Rav Malkiel Kotler, shlita, Pens New Sefer on Teshuvah

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 08/30/15 | Comments (0)

A new sefer on Hilchos Teshuvah that deals with a number of fascinating topics was released by Rav Aryeh Malkiel Kotler Shlita before the Yomim Noraim on Hich...

   
 

Agudath Israel End-of-Life Symposium Helps Attorneys wi...

Article by Judith Dinowitz | Published 08/30/15 | Comments (0)

On Tuesday, August 18th, a panel of experts convened for an Agudath Israel CLE (Continuing Legal Education) symposium, entitled "Every Life is a Whole World," o...

   
 

Ki Seitzei - Everyone's Business

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Daniel Rose | Published 08/30/15 | Comments (0)

This week’s parshah is the basis for the phenomenon commonly known as shanah rishonah. The Torah tells us that if the Jewish people are fighting a war, an...

   
 

THIS SUNDAY at BJSZ! Video and Hands On Presentation - ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 27, 2015 - This Sunday, August 30, after Bnai Jacob Sharei Zion's 9:00 AM Shacharis, join in at BJSZ for a special video presentation ...

   
 

3 Confirmed Cases Of West Nile Virus In Baltimore City

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore City health officials announced Friday three confirmed cases of West Nile virus so far this year. City health officials said the infected individua...

   
 

Be'ohalei Ha'avos On Pirkei Avos - Perek 2

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski | Published 08/28/15 | Comments (0)

He (Hillel) used to say: The more flesh the more worms; the more possessions the more worry; the more women the more witchcraft; the more maidservants the more ...

   
 

Parshas Ki Seitzei - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/28/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas Ki Seitzei–Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Pirkei Avos - Perek 1 & 2 Baltimore, MD – Aug. 28 Parshas:  Ki Seitzei Today:  &...

   
 

Enforcement of Vehicles Double Parked on School Grounds...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/28/15 | Comments (0)

Schools Begin on Monday for Many Baltimore Students As the summer comes to a close and students head back to school, the Baltimore City Department of Transpor...

   
 

Rabbi Hillel David Addresses Agudas Yisroel's Nati...

Article by Agudath Israel of America | Published 08/28/15 | Comments (0)

Lomdei Daf Hayomi greeted this past Monday with joy and enthusiasm upon being mesayem Maseches Nedarim!  Following 90 days of non-stop commitment...

   
 

Maryland Schools Superintendent To Step Down

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/28/15 | Comments (0)

Lillian Lowery has served on the job since 2012 BALTIMORE —Maryland public schools Superintendent Lillian Lowery is stepping down. Lowery is leavin...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - April 28, 2015 - Why Blow...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/28/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 28, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Why Blow The Shofar From The Table Where The Torah Is Read? ...

   
 

Ki Seitzei - Why Do We Do What We (Don't) Do?

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 08/28/15 | Comments (0)

A hearty Weekly Shtikle mazal tov to my wife’s Uncle Josh & Aunt Maidy Frankel on becoming a great grandfather yesterday, to the grandparents, Cemmie ...

   
 

Why Are So Many Kids 'Off The Derech'?

Article by Rabbi Lawrence Kelemen/Intervi... | Published 08/28/15 | Comments (0)

Today, most of the calls I get are from parents whose children have gone off the derech. People are confused as to what is the root cause of kids going off the ...

   
 

Tefillah In Crisis

Article by Rav Aryeh Zev Ginzberg/Chofetz... | Published 08/28/15 | Comments (0)

When one or more of our individual or communal obligations as shomreiTorahu’mitzvos are in crisis and in need of chizuk, the last place we would look to f...

   
 

'Exhibit A': Us

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 08/28/15 | Comments (0)

It’s not his name but I’ll call him Yochanan, after Rabi Yochanan ben Zakkai, who, the Gemara tells us (Berachos 17a), was first to greet anyone, Je...

   
 

Beth Tfiloh Welcomes Back Rabbi Mordechai Soskil

Article by BJLife/Rina Goloskov | Published 08/28/15 | Comments (0)

He’s Baaaaaack…Rabbi Mordechai Soskil Returns to BT  After a brief (three year) hiatus from the hallowed halls of Beth Tfiloh, 14-year B...

   
 

Police: Suspect Spray-Painted Swastika On Olney Speed C...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/27/15 | Comments (0)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WJZ)—Authorities are searching for the person responsible for spay-painting swastikas on two speed cameras and a neighborhood si...

   
 

Pew: Orthodox Jews Mirror Evangelical Christians, Vote ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/27/15 | Comments (0)

In a shift sure to impact American politics, a new study of the growing orthodox Jewish population shows that they are in virtual lockstep with the nation...

   
 

Parshas Ki Seitzei - The Saga Of Yosef

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 08/27/15 | Comments (0)

[Ed. Note] Out of the respect and recognition of the impact made by longtime BJL friend and contributor, Reb Shaya Gross, z’l, we will maintain a living m...

   
 

Ki Seitzei - The Gratitude Attitude

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 08/27/15 | Comments (0)

In this week's parsha the Torah forbids us to marry an Ammonite or Moabite (even if they become a Jew) *. On the other hand, we are commanded to allow...

   
 

Ki Seitzei - Losing Control is Very Bad

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Eli Glaser, CNWC,... | Published 08/27/15 | Comments (0)

This week’s parsha presents us with the tragic figure of the “בן סורר ומרה – the wayward and rebellious son.” This is a highl...

   
 

To The Third And Fourth Generations (Ki Tetzei, Covenan...

Article by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks | Published 08/27/15 | Comments (0)

There is, on the face of it, a fundamental contradiction in the Torah. On the one hand, we hear, in the passage known as the Thirteen Attributes of Mercy, the...

   
 

StarKist Settles Tuna Suit, Consumers Can Get $25 or $5...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/27/15 | Comments (0)

If your tuna has felt a little light recently, justice has been served. StarKist has settled a class action lawsuit that alleged the company under-filled some...

   
 

Parshas Ki Seitzei - I Saw the Beautiful Cloak of the W...

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 08/27/15 | Comments (0)

 The son of the Holy Maggid of Kozhnitz retells how an ignorant villager once approached his saintly father with what seemed to be a foolish question. The...

   
 

Jimmy Kimmel, Halacha, and Bystander Apathy

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 08/27/15 | Comments (0)

Jimmy Kimmel is a catholic-born comedian who hosts a late-night comedy show. One of his routines, apparently, features a social experiment entitled “Ho...

   
 

The Transition to Middle School: From the Minors to th...

Article by Stacey E. Meadows, LCSW-C | Published 08/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 26, 2015 - Middle School. Just saying the words stirs up a mix of emotions in most of us. Do you remember your first day of middle school? ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 27, 2015 - Is It O.K. ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 27, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha -  Is It O.K. To Have 2 People Do The Shofar Blowing? ...

   
 

Watch: Yosi Piamenta's Loved Ones Speak About His ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/26/15 | Comments (0)

Yosi Piamenta’s sons speak about his life in this video from Arutz Sheva after his funeral. One son talks about his music and how many people he touched...

   
 

Starting Now! Noon -Star-K TeleKosher Webinar -Around t...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/26/15 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - Aug. 25, 2015 - TeleKosher Webinar - Tomorrow --  AROUND THE YEAR --Wednesday August 26, 2015, at Noon ET CLICK HERE TO JOIN What...

   
 

Doctors Recommend Early Exposure To Prevent Peanut Alle...

Article by AP | Published 08/26/15 | Comments (0)

Chicago - A pediatricians’ group is recommending that infants at high risk of peanut allergies be given foods containing peanuts before they turn 1. Th...

   
 

Rav Zelig Leib Taussig, ZT"L

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/26/15 | Comments (0)

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Zelig Leib Taussig zt”l, the Toldos Shmuel Rebbe, at the age of 49. Rav Taussig was born in Ye...

   
 

The Disappearing Woman - A Collection of Bullet Points

Article by Rabbi Yitzchak Adlerstein | Published 08/26/15 | Comments (0)

The topic is important enough that elaboration is in order. It will be closer, really, to a summation of some of the points raised in the discussion, plus per...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 26, 2015 - Did I Fulfi...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 26, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Did I Fulfill Shofar If I Listened To A Shofar Blowing Practice?  ...

   
 

Shomrim Reports: Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 26, 2015 - As you can see from here, car break-ins and thefts continue at a high rate. Since Aug 4, the below are the incidents reported t...

   
 

Yomim Noraim Security Planning Checklist

Article by The Associated | Published 08/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 26, 2015 - With the onset of the Jewish High Holidays, the Baltimore Jewish Council, in conjunction with the Associated: Jewish Community F...

   
 

How Companies Make Millions Off Lead-Poisoned, Poor Bla...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/25/15 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE — The letter arrived in April last year, a mishmash of strange numbers and words. This at first did not alarm Rose. Most letters are that way ...

   
 

$12.9M Paid On Insurance Claims For Baltimore Riot Dama...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/25/15 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE —The Maryland Insurance Administration says insurance companies have paid $12.9 million in claims stemming from civil unrest in Baltimore link...

   
 

Mazel Tov: Watch Videos From the Chasuna of MBD's ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/25/15 | Comments (0)

Watch Videos From the Chasunah of MBD’s Granddaughter Last Night Music by the A Team Orchestra Accompanied by the Shira Choir, MBD and Yeedle sing Ella: ...

   
 

Hogan: Last Inmates Moved Out Of Baltimore City Detent...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/25/15 | Comments (0)

Gov. Larry Hogan is announcing the last transfers of inmates and detainees from the "dangerously decrepit" men's section of the Baltimore City Detention ...

   
 

Baltimore County Police Crime Prevention Tips

Article by BCPD | Published 08/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 20, 2015 - Each year Baltimore County residents fall prey to scam artists who represent themselves as legitimate contractors. The reality i...

   
 

Watch: Mi K'Amcha Yisrael - Bochurim Make a Kiddu...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/25/15 | Comments (0)

From time to time the Jimmy Kimmel show likes to set up odd scenarios out on Hollywood Boulevard and see how long it takes for passersby to notice them and...

   
 

Police Investigating Attempted Robbery in Owings Mills

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/25/15 | Comments (0)

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in an August 12 attempted street robbery in Owing...

   
 

Woman Gets Five Years For Texting In Fatal Crash

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/25/15 | Comments (0)

Man was killed while riding bike to work in January HAGERSTOWN —A western Maryland woman who prosecutors say was texting while driving when she hit and ...

   
 

Maryland Issues Guidance To Address Police Profiling

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/25/15 | Comments (0)

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is issuing statewide guidelines to prevent discriminatory profiling by law enforcement officers based on race, gender an...

   
 

Nefesh B'Nefesh (NBN) - An Overview

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 08/31/15 | Comments (0)

Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergei Brin. NBN was founded by Rabbi Yehoshua Fass and Toni Gelbart. Google was founded in 1998. NBN was founded in 2...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 25, 2015 - Can a Bar ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug.25, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Can a Bar Mitzvah Boy Blow Shofar For The Shul? ...

   
 

When to Stop For a School Bus in Maryland

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/24/15 | Comments (0)

 Sharing your commute with a big yellow bus? Here's what you need to know to avoid a big fine. Do drivers have to stop if they’re on a divided ...

   
 

Crime Alert - Baltimore County Police Department Letter...

Article by BCPD | Published 08/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 24, 2015 : Dear Community Members, Between 8/20/15 and 8/21/15, there were four thefts from motor vehicles and one burglary in the area.&...

   
 

UPDATED as of Aug. 24 12:15 PM - BDE: Reb Dovid Landesm...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Aug. 21, 2015 - It is with deep regret that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of Reb Dovid Landesman, z’l...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 24, 2015 - Lady Making...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 24, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Lady Making Shofar Bracha For Herself? ...

   
 

Rabbi Emanual Gofeiz's Beit Yaakov Congregation Ho...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 08/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 23, 2015 - Under a beautiful sunny blue sky a magnificent Sefardi Sefer Torah was escorted from the grounds of Suburban Orthodox Congregati...

   
 

US Charedi Rabbanim Join Forces to Tackle Child Abuse

Article by Ari Soffer | Published 08/24/15 | Comments (0)

In landmark proclamation, more than 100 prominent Charedi leaders, including Baltimore rabbanim, urge public to inform authorities of potential abuse. Over one...

   
 

HaRav Yaakov Hopfer and Other Baltimore Community Rabba...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 23, 2015 - A recent Kol Koreh signed by many Rabbanim advising our global community what steps to take when an individual has firsthand kno...

   
 

Elul - An Overview

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 08/24/15 | Comments (0)

Since many yeshivos, seminaries and schools are now beginning, and camps and summer vacations are ending – we need to start contemplating what Elul is a...

   
 

Watch: Nossi Gross' Zemer Orchestra Tribute To The...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 23, 2015 -  Nossi Gross' Zemer Orchestra pays tribute to the great Yosi Piamenta, z"l (Yosi's composition Ezkera from the al...

   
 

Yosi Piamenta: The Man And His Music (Video)

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 08/23/15 | Comments (0)

New York - Jewish music lovers worldwide are mourning the loss of guitarist Yosi Piamenta who passed away today at the age of 64 after losing a protracted bat...

   
 

BDE: Famed Jewish Guitarist And Singer, Yossi Piamenta,...

Article by Lubavitch Archives/YWN | Published 08/23/15 | Comments (0)

With great sadness and pain we inform you of the untimely passing of R’ Yossi Piamenta, z'l, a well-known and talented musician who merited to brin...

   
 

Parshas Shoftim - A Matter Of Perspective

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 08/23/15 | Comments (0)

In this week's parsha, the Torah commands us to adhere to our Sages' guidance and instructions. Rashi illustrates this concept with the following exam...

   
 

Semicha and Sanhedrin in the 19th - 21st Century

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 08/23/15 | Comments (0)

This is the continuation of the article I wrote a number of years ago. I sent out the first part of this article last week. Although the news story for which th...

   
 

Tehillim Requested for HaRav Ze'ev Leff, shlita

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/23/15 | Comments (0)

The tzibur is asked to be mispallel for HaGaon HaRav Ze’ev Leff Shlita, Rav of Moshav Matityahu, Mateh Binyamin, Israel,who was hospitalized after experie...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 23, 2015 - What if The...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug.23, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha -What if the Shofar made a very high pitched sound? ...

   
 

Maryland's Democratic US Senators Remain Undecided...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/22/15 | Comments (0)

With Congress in the midst of a 60-day period to review the Obama administration-brokered Iran nuclear deal, two Democratic U.S. senators from Maryland&mdash...

   
 

Thank G-D for Heroes

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 08/22/15 | Comments (0)

By now, most have heard the reports about the terrorist attack on high speed train that left from Amsterdam, Holland toward Paris, France. An Islamist terroris...

   
 

Kollel L'eHoroah : The Chassidishe Kollel Comes to...

Article by Hamodia/Devorah Klein | Published 08/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug.  22, 2015 - The moment has finally arrived, as the long awaited Kollel L'eHoroah : The Chassidishe Kollel of Baltimore was finall...

   
 

Local Economic Expert Calls Wall Street Plunge Good Thi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/22/15 | Comments (0)

TOWSON, Md. —Friday was a tough day on Wall Street, capping the worst trading week since 2011. By the closing bell, the Dow Jones closed down 530.94 poin...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Aug. 21, 2015 - Why a Ram&#...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 08/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 21, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Why a Ram's Horn On Rosh Hashanah?   ...

   
 

Monday is The First Day of School in Baltimore County: ...

Article by BCPD | Published 08/21/15 | Comments (0)

The Baltimore County Police Department reminds all drivers to stop when the lights on school buses are flashing. Maryland law states that vehicles must come to...

   
 

Clear Lens, Clear Image

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 08/21/15 | Comments (0)

I hadn’t planned to awaken at 3 a.m. on Wednesday night, even though it was the peak time for catching sight of meteors — commonly called “s...

   
 

Baltimoreans Rally Against Deal with Iran (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife/Jay Bernstein | Published 08/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 21, 2015 - Nearly 300 people assembled in front of Baltimore’s Penn Station on Wednesday, August 19 to join the Baltimore Zionist Dis...

   
 

Sen. Cardin Under Pressure Ahead Of Decision On Iran De...

Article by Derek Valcourt | Published 08/21/15 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE (WJZ)–The battle to sway one Maryland senator’s vote on the Iran nuclear deal continues to heat up as both sides hold rallies and demons...

   
 

Parshas Shoftim - Changing Tactics In A Changing World

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 08/21/15 | Comments (0)

[Ed. Note] Out of the respect and recognition of the impact made by longtime BJL friend and contributor, Reb Shaya Gross, z’l, we will maintain a living m...

   
 

Parshas Shoftim - Fuggedaboutit

Article by Rabbi Sender Haber | Published 08/21/15 | Comments (0)

The Torah tells us in Parshas Shoftim (17:22) – You should not erect a ‘Matzeiva’ – a monument, which your G-d hates. This Pasuk was on...

   
 

Be'ohalei Ha'avos On Pirkei Avos - Perek 6

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski | Published 08/21/15 | Comments (0)

 Rabbi Shimon the son of Yehuda would say in the name of Rabbi Shimon the son of Yochai: Beauty, strength, wealth, honor, wisdom, senio...

   
 

Parshas Shoftim - Who Are You, Mr. Ploni?

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 08/21/15 | Comments (0)

Do you know who you really are? Have you ever questioned your purpose on this planet? Did the ‘injustices’ of life ever discourage you from even c...

   
 

The Mitzvah of Chessed

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 08/21/15 | Comments (0)

Chessed, and the love of it, forms the very blueprint of the world. Hashem is the essence of Chessed itself, and He created the world so that He can reward u...

   
 

Baltimore Surpasses Homicide Total From 2014

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/20/15 | Comments (0)

Man shot on Saratoga Street is 213th homicide BALTIMORE —Baltimore surpassed its homicide total from all of last year after as many as two fatal shooting...

   
 

1 Dead In Crash On Reisterstown Road In Owings Mills

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/20/15 | Comments (0)

OWINGS MILLS, Md. —A woman died Thursday afternoon in a crash in the Owings Mills area. A crash was reported just after 3 p.m. on Reisterstown Road at St...

   
 

Beatboxing on Shabbos

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 08/20/15 | Comments (0)

A reader wrote in: “Is it muttar to beatbox on Shabbos, or is that considered using a musical instrument and thus making it assur to do?” Not bei...

   
 

Parshas Shoftim - Are Red Hots Really A Righteous Rewa...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Eli Glaser, CNWC,... | Published 08/20/15 | Comments (0)

  “צדק צדק תרדף – Righteousness, righteousness you shall purse,” (Devarim 16, 20). The verse in this week’s parsha is i...