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Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Feb. 27 - Be Very Careful W...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 02/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 27  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Be Very Careful When Listening To Parsha Zachor ...

   
 

Chaverim Traffic Alert - Multi-Vehicle Accident Forces ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 27 - 3:43 PM - Chaverim of Baltimore has just reported a multi-vehicle accident that occurred just minutes ago has forced the closure of Gr...

   
 

Chinuch Together: Torah Institute of Baltimore's 6...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 02/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 26 – Chinuch Together was the theme of Yeshivas Kochav Yitzchok/Torah Institute of Baltimore’s 62nd Anniversary Banquet an...

   
 

Baltimore: Keep the Water Flowing - Especially After S...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/27/15 | Comments (0)

Dept. of Public Works (DPW) Moving in the Right Direction on CSR Backlog Baltimore, MD - Feb. 27 - The Baltimore City Department of Public Works is continuing ...

   
 

Parshas Tetzaveh/Zachor - Fringe Benefits?

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 02/27/15 | Comments (0)

Much of this week's parsha deals with the vestments that the kohein gadol and regular kohein wore when they performed the service. Alth...

   
 

HeChover Dovid Hess, z'l: On His First Yahrzeit

Article by BJL Staff | Published 02/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 27 - 8 Adar 5775 - As we commemorate his first yahrzeit, it is still unimaginable that the Baltimore community, to whom he dedicated his li...

   
 

Sense and Centrifuges

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 02/27/15 | Comments (0)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech to Congress is: A bald political move to shore up support for his candidacy in imminent Israel...

   
 

Parshas Tetzaveh/Zachor/ Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/27/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas Tetzaveh/ Zachor/ Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Feb. 27  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Tetzaveh Today: 8 Adar (Yahrz...

   
 

Williamsburg Chasidic Historian Instrumental in Locatin...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 02/27/15 | Comments (0)

Brooklyn, NY - A Williamsburg man with a passion for rabbinic dynasties and old seforim, manuscripts, footage and photographs is being credited with inspiring...

   
 

Parshas Tetzaveh/Zachor - Winning the Lottery!

Article by Avraham Cohen | Published 02/26/15 | Comments (0)

I don’t know about you, but besides getting junk phone calls every day (for everything under the sun, including energy plans, insurance plans, free vacati...

   
 

Israel in the Crosshairs The Current Threat and its Pos...

Article by Where What When/Dr. Elie D.Kra... | Published 02/26/15 | Comments (0)

A curious headline appeared online last summer: “Turkey Captures Bird, Accuses It of Spying for Israel.” (The Blaze, July 28, 2013) Th...

   
 

Parshas Tetzaveh - On The Clock 24/7

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 02/26/15 | 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...

   
 

Parshas Tetzaveh - It Takes a Village...The Music of a...

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 02/26/15 | Comments (0)

In the movie, Mary Poppins, we are introduced to Dick van Dyke’s character, Bert, when he is performing as a “one-man band.”  It is fasci...

   
 

Purim Candy Buy Back Program in its Second Year

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 26 - In what is becoming a tradition, Dr. Elliot Einbinder at Wellwood Family Dentistry is extending a Post-Purim offer to Baltimore’...

   
 

Israel's "The Anglo Vote" Event (Photo E...

Article by BJLife/Sharon Altshul | Published 02/26/15 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - Feb. 26 - Olim from English speaking countries do not vote as one bloc, they are diverse in politics and religion. Many new residents in Isr...

   
 

Parshas Tetzaveh/Zachor - Feasting at the Banquet of A...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Eli Glaser, CNWC,... | Published 02/26/15 | Comments (0)

Based on a shiur by HaRav Yitzchak Sorotzkin, shlita, Rosh Yeshiva Telz and Mesivta of Lakewood The gemara in tractate Megilla presents a conversation between ...

   
 

Parshas Tetzaveh - Flying By the Seat Of Our Pants

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 02/26/15 | Comments (0)

Of all the traits one might have used to describe our greatest and most persistent enemy, Amalek, the Torah merely states ולא ירא אלהי-ם - דברים...

   
 

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

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/26/15 | Comments (0)

BJL Weather Information Notification System Community Schedule Changes for Schools, Organizations & Businesses Feb 26, 2015 / 7 Adar Bais Ya...

   
 

And The Show Must Go On...Shoresh's A Night Of Com...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 25 - The second iteration of the Camp Shoresh Night of Comedy was a smashing success. Although the event was postponed by 24 hours due to a...

   
 

From Vienna To South Carolina: The Long Journey Of Cho...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 02/26/15 | Comments (0)

New York - As the Jewish community continues to marvel at what is possibly the only footage of the Chofetz Chaim, new details have emerged about the four minu...

   
 

A Group of Baltimore Bike 4 Chai Bikers Steer Toward Ne...

Article by BJLife/Meir Raskas | Published 02/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 24 - Baltimore has seen a significant interest in outdoor road cycling. You may have noticed us on the roads when the weather was warm (gee...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Feb. 26 - Can a Bar Mitzvah...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 02/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb.  26 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Can a Bar Mitzvah Boy Read Parshas Zachor? ...

   
 

Parshas Tetzaveh - The Prerequisite For Holiness

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 02/25/15 | Comments (0)

Our sages explain that although we don't necessarily understand the reasons behind the details of the construction and service in the Mishkan, they are all...

   
 

Winter Weather Advisory for Tonight/Tomorrow

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 25 - 6:37 PM -  A Winter weather advisory remains in effect from 3 AM to Noon  Thursday with snow accumulating 1 to 2 inches. Th...

   
 

Parnassah Expo To Feature Extensive Women's Progra...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/25/15 | Comments (0)

As the legendary Parnassah Network grew to encompass all of the Parnassah needs of Klal Yisroel, it became apparent that a division was necessary to cater exclu...

   
 

Rav Moshe Feinstein, zt'l: A Model for All of Us, ...

Article by Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss | Published 02/25/15 | Comments (0)

It is hard to believe that this Taanis Esther will already be the 29th yahrzeit of the Rosh Yeshiva, HaGaon, Rav Moshe Feinstein, Zt”l, Zy”a.  ...

   
 

Agudas Yisrael of America's Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwei...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/25/15 | Comments (0)

“The Bloomberg Administration’s regulation of metzitzah b’peh represented the first and only time in the history of the United States that g...

   
 

OU's Yachad Purim Powerpoint Presentation Brings T...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/25/15 | Comments (0)

This Purim, which begins Wednesay night, March 4, Yachad will once again be offering its PowerPoint presentation free of charge to synagogues and organizations ...

   
 

Watch: Lakewood Resident asks Rav Chaim Kanievsky about...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/25/15 | Comments (0)

A Lakewood resident recently visited Rav Chaim Kanievsky, and asked if people should wait until Moshiach comes to move to Eretz Yisroel. The Rav’s respons...

   
 

New York Rabbanim Working With Colorado Company to Cert...

Article by Shiryn Ghermazian | Published 02/25/15 | Comments (0)

New York rabbis are working with a company from Colorado in an effort to sell legal and certified kosher medical marijuana, the New York Post reported on Tuesda...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Feb. 25 - No Hallel On Puri...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 02/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 25  - Daily Dvar Halacha - No Hallel On Purim! Why Not! We Said It On Chanukah! ...

   
 

Today, Wed. Feb. 25 @ 12 Noon - How Prevalent is Fraud ...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 02/25/15 | Comments (0)

How Prevalent is Fraud in the Kosher Industry? Join STAR-K Kosher Certification's Telekosher Conference Series to find out  TODAY, Wednesday Feb 25,...

   
 

Video: TA Memories from 1960; Purim vs Pesach

Article by BaltimoreJewishLife.com/Eli W.... | Published 02/24/15 | Comments (5)

Reposted by popular demand... Baltimore, MD - Feb. 26 - Back in the early 60's, Yeshivas Chofetz Chaim/Talmudical Academy (TA) had a 100 voice boys' ...

   
 

Leading Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce Figures Mee...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/24/15 | Comments (0)

 Monday evening, leading Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce (OJC) activists from across the metropolitan region huddled in the VIP room at Lakewood’...

   
 

Traffic Alert- BGE Outage Traffic Intersections in East...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 24 - 4:36 PM - Betsy Gardner, Neighborhood Liaison from the Office of City Council President is reporting that at this time her office has...

   
 

Columbia, SC - Historic Chofetz Chaim Video Almost Unno...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 02/24/15 | Comments (0)

Columbia, SC - A southern college that maintains an archive of news dating back almost 100 years had no idea that one of the videos in its collection was a hi...

   
 

TA Carpool Traffic Alert: Accident at Old Court & R...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 24 - 3:26 PM - An accident at the corner of Old Court & Reisterstown Road is creating  headaches for drivers in the area. If you a...

   
 

MD General Assembly Seeking Sales Tax Exemption for Col...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/24/15 | Comments (0)

Bipartisan effort to keep more money in the pockets of students spearheaded by Sen. Bates and Del. Long ANNAPOLIS, MD - As the 2015 Session of the Maryland Gen...

   
 

Over 200 Gather for Landmark Conference to Discuss Risk...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/24/15 | Comments (0)

Philanthropists Announce $1 Million Victims' Therapy Fund 220 participants from 102 organizations gathered last week in Newark, New Jersey for a groundbre...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Feb. 24 - How Drunk on Puri...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 02/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb.  24 - Daily Dvar Halacha -  How Drunk on Purim? ...

   
 

Israeli Kids Help Prove Early Exposure To Peanuts Preve...

Article by Marilyn Marchione | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

Counter-intuitive, ‘transformative’ research compares Bamba-noshing youngsters with London Jewish children whose parents kept them away from such ...

   
 

Excitement in the Air for TYA Shabbos Experience

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 23 - It will be a Shabbos to remember as Torah Youth Association hosts a TYA Shabbos Experience on March 7th, filled with food, memorable s...

   
 

Bais Yaakov of Baltimore Dolphin Club Girls Sell Knishe...

Article by BJLife/Shalomis Koffler Weinre... | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 23 - A flurry of activity greeted me as I entered the Bais Yaakov middle school foyer, not a minute too soon to catch the Dolphin Club girl...

   
 

Daf Yomi Maggidei Shiur from Across the Region are Insp...

Article by Shimmy Blum | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

The roads and streets outside were treated to an onslaught of snow, sleet and freezing rain, but in the Ocean Terrace hall on Ocean Parkway, the atmosphere was ...

   
 

Empower Your Tefillah with The Next Great Initiative

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

In the recent presentation of new initiatives at the 92nd National Convention of Agudath Israel of America, a common theme was reiterated throughout the suggest...

   
 

Feds Lied For 30 Years About Jonathan Pollard

Article by Eliot Lauer and Jacques Semmel... | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

A recent breakthrough in the case of Jonathan Pollard has shed powerful new light on the injustice of his continued incarceration. Key portions of a critical ...

   
 

Traffic Light Alert: Greenspring & Northern Parkway...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 23 - 6:36 PM - The traffic signal at Greenspring Avenue and Northern Parkway (near Sinai Hospital) is temporarily on flash. According to MD...

   
 

Three Weeks Out, Parnassah Expo Excitement Reaches Far ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

Just three weeks to go until 2015 Parnassah Expo-Nationwide Business Networking Event, and the buzz is all over… In practically every Jewish community a...

   
 

STAR-K Speakers Bureau Travels Near and Far to Bring Ka...

Article by Star-K/Margie Pensak | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

 It was not Rabbi Mayer Kurcfeld’s first time in South Bend, Indiana, when he traveled there on January 27. Although the STAR-K Kashrus Administrator...

   
 

Watch: Shimmy Miller and the Mezamrim in Baltimore - Ha...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

Shimmy Miller and the Mezamrim in Baltimore - Havdallah 2015 ...

   
 

[AD] Last Chance at Hat Box Free Event

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 22 - In case the freezing cold weather kept you back from enjoying the HATBOX FREE EVENT, we’ve extended it just for YOU! Buy one ...

   
 

BDE: Chazzan Phillip Rosenblatt, Z'L, Chazzan Emer...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 23 - 4 Adar -  It is with deep sorrow  that we announce the petirah of Chazzan Phillip Rosenblatt, z'l, who served as Chazza...

   
 

Watch Georgia 12-Year-Old Spring To Giuliani's Def...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

Young man becomes an internet hit as he brands Obama 'unwilling to protect America' Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani may have come under fi...

   
 

Kedem Brings all of its Food Divisions Under One New 27...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

Bayonne, NJ - The Kedem Group took a bold step in organizing its rapidly expanding food business under a new entity called Keyco in a magnificent new state-of...

   
 

Sandek - An Overview

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

So where does the word “Sandek” come from? The Yalkut Shimoni and the Midrash Tehillim on Tehillim (35:10) state that Dovid HaMelech recited the ...

   
 

WATCH: Rare Footage Of The Chofetz Chaim From The First...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

The First World Congress (Knessia Gedolah) of the World Agudath Israel the first major gathering of all the different sects of Klal Yisroel which took place in...

   
 

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

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

BJL Weather Information Notification System Community Schedule Changes for Schools, Organizations & Businesses  Feb 23, 2015  ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Feb. 23 - Why Don't We...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 02/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 23 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Why Don't We Just Forget About Amalek? ...

   
 

BDE: Mrs. Shami Reinman, a'h, a Woman of Pure Emu...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/22/15 | Comments (0)

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mrs. Shami Reinman, a”h, of Lakewood, NJ. Mrs. Reinman was the wife of Rav Yaakov Yosef Reinman, w...

   
 

From Cairo to Frankfurt (In Honor of Parshas Zachor)

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 02/22/15 | Comments (0)

Purim Cairo and Purim Frankfurt Is there a halachic basis for the various local observances, such as Purim Frankfurt, Purim Cairo and Purim Ancona? Answer: Lo...

   
 

Up Close & Personal at Today's Yerushalayim St...

Article by BJLife/Chevy Fleischman Weiss | Published 02/22/15 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - Feb. 22 - For people who think I may be loud sometimes, today I thank G-d. Not so long ago I witnessed an Arab youth stab a Charedi man. T...

   
 

Adar - More & More Simcha!:-)

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 02/22/15 | 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...

   
 

WIT Cancels This Morning's Yom Iyun

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 22 - Due to our concern for the safety of our members and participants, this morning's Purim Yom Iyun is cancelled due to icy conditio...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Feb. 22 - Uh Oh I Missed A ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 02/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 22 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Uh Oh I missed a word of the Megillah! ...

   
 

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

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/22/15 | Comments (0)

Feb. 21 - Baltimore, MD -  10:23 PM - BJL Weather Information Notification System Community Schedule Changes for Schools, Organizations & Businesses TO...

   
 

Shoresh Announces Reschedule of A Night of Comedy

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 21 - Shoresh has rescheduled A Night of Comedy to tomorrow evening - Sunday night, Feb. 22.  Dairy Buffet and open bar begins at 6:30 ...

   
 

Parshas Terumah - Partners With Hashem

Article by Rabbi Moishe D. Lebovits Rabbi... | Published 02/21/15 | Comments (0)

ועשית מנרת זהב טהור מקשה תיעשה...(פרק כה׳ פסוק לא׳)״ Rashi explains that Moshe had difficulty building the menorah. Ther...

   
 

Snow Forecast To Turn To An Icy Mix; State Highway Adm...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - February 21 – The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) and the Transportation Authority (MDTA)...

   
 

NYC, Orthodox Jews Clash Over Metzitza B'Peh

Article by AP | Published 02/21/15 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK — With a swift swipe of his Izmel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn circumcises the baby boy, then performs Metzitza b'Peh as prayers in Hebrew fill the ...

   
 

YGW-Tiferes Gedaliah Boys Division Open House in Baltim...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/21/15 | Comments (0)

The Yeshiva of Greater Washington-Tiferes Gedaliah (YGW) located in Silver Spring, MD, will be holding an Open House for parents of boys entering grades 7-11 in...

   
 

Traffic Alert: Major Road Closure Along Liberty Road

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 21 - The Baltimore County Police Department has closed Liberty Road between St. Lukes Lane and Patterson Avenue due to dangerous road condi...

   
 

Shoresh Comedy Night...POSTPONED

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 21 - Due to the inclement weather Shoresh has postponed tonight's planned Comedy Night....

   
 

UPDATE as of Feb. 20 3:53 PM -- Traffic Alert: Bancroft...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/20/15 | Comments (0)

Updated: Baltimore, MD - Feb. 20 - 3:53 PM - In an effort to expedite the process of clearing the ice from Bancroft, Chaverim of Baltimore spoke with Betsy Gard...

   
 

Kiddush Levanah Advisory

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 02/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 20 - The custom amongst most Ashkenazim is to wait at least 72 hours after the molad to recite kiddush levanah. The announced molad for Ros...

   
 

Maryland Legislative Session Heating Up - BOAST Hearing...

Article by Rabbi Ariel Sadwin, Mid-Atlant... | Published 02/20/15 | Comments (0)

With one month already completed in the 2015 legislative session in Annapolis, the General Assembly is beginning to focus on many of the issues important to the...

   
 

OU Kosher Experts Answer Top Purim Questions For 2015

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/20/15 | Comments (0)

The Purim questions were answered by Rabbi Eli Gersten, rabbinic coordinator and halachic recorder for OU Kosher. The responses were reviewed by ...

   
 

Baltimore's Weekend Winter Storm Watch Featuring I...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 20 - A winter storm watch remains in effect from Shabbos morning through late Motzaei Shabbos with a  mix of snow, sleet and freezing ...

   
 

Doubt Thyself

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 02/20/15 | Comments (0)

For years, national network news anchorman Brian Williams told various versions of a story about his experiences during the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. His...

   
 

Parshas Terumah - Location, Location, Location

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 02/20/15 | Comments (0)

This past Tuesday, 28 Shevat, was the yahrtzeit of my wife's grandfather, Rabbi Yitzchak Yeres. The shtikle is dedicated le'iluy nishmaso, Yitzchak Ch...

   
 

Grandparents Day at Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim-Talmudical Ac...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 02/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 18 - It seemed like yesterday that I was standing in the T.A. gym, lined up for my sons’ PTA meetings, when I had the good fortune of...

   
 

Job Tips for Adults with Disabilities

Article by Mary Blake | Published 02/20/15 | Comments (0)

Although the economy is starting to bounce back, searching for a job is still not easy, especially if you have a disability or any barrier to employment. But he...

   
 

Parshas Terumah / Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/20/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas Terumah/ Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Feb. 20  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Terumah Today: 1 Adar (2nd day Rosh Ch...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Feb. 20 - Spend More $ On G...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 02/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 20 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Spend More $ On Gifts To Neighbors Or The Poor? ...

   
 

Parshas Terumah - Kosher Money

Article by Avraham Cohen | Published 02/19/15 | Comments (0)

“… v’yeekchu li termuah … • Let them take for Me a portion” [Exodus 25:2]. “V’asu li Mikdash, v’sha&rsquo...

   
 

Parshas Terumah - Put Down the Candy Bar and Put on a C...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Eli Glaser, CNWC,... | Published 02/19/15 | Comments (0)

A fascinating conversation between the Roman Emperor Antinonus and Rebbe Yehuda HaNasi is recorded in the gemara (Tosafos in Bava Basra, 144b). Antinonus was e...

   
 

Parshas Terumah - Toiling in Torah

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 02/19/15 | Comments (0)

This week's Parsha, discusses the various vessels used in the special service in the Mishkan [tabernacle]. One of them is the Menorah. The Gemara in Mena...

   
 

Parshas Terumah - Holy Ashes

Article by BJLife/Moshe Block | Published 02/19/15 | Comments (0)

This week’s Parsha deals with the building of the Mishkan. In comparison to the past Parshiyos, when we reach Parshas Terumah we seem somewhat disconnecte...

   
 

What Does an Israeli Say When it Snows?

Article by Chana Jenny Weisberg | Published 02/19/15 | Comments (0)

In Israel, when it’s Shabbat, they say “Shabbat Shalom.” What it’s a holiday, they say “Chag Sameach.” And what about when...

   
 

Chestnut Ridge/Monsey: Family and In Laws In Hospital F...

Article by David Klien | Published 02/19/15 | Comments (0)

An Orthodox Jewish family and their in laws, who were staying at the house with a new born, are being treated in Phelps Hospital after suffering sym...

   
 

Parshas Terumah - Great Neighbors

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 02/19/15 | Comments (0)

They shall make a Sanctuary for me so that I may dwell among them... This oft quoted verse is perhaps most famous for its expressing the sentiment of G-d&rsquo...

   
 

Parshas Terumah - To Hold a Mirror Up to the Divine - T...

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 02/19/15 | Comments (0)

Are all mitzvoth “created” equal?  On the one hand, it would be wrong to suggest a hierarchy of mitzvot; that one is more important than anoth...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Feb. 19 - Who Gets An Aliya...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 02/19/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb.  19 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Who Gets An Aliyah First? ...

   
 

Landmark Study Results In The Treatment Of Blinding Dia...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/18/15 | Comments (0)

 Eylea outperforms other drugs for diabetic macular edema with moderate or worse vision loss;      Lucentis and Avastin perform simila...

   
 

Join In The Effort To Help Day School Families Get Vita...

Article by Rabbi Ariel Sadwin, Mid-Atlant... | Published 02/18/15 | Comments (0)

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Rabbi Yitzchok Lowenbraun of AJOP Leads 19 Outreach Org...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/18/15 | Comments (0)

First International Jewish Giving Day a Record-Breaking Success  Baltimore, MD - Feb. 18 - The Association for Jewish Outreach Professionals (AJOP) succe...

   
 

Another Baltimore Winter Weather Advisory

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/18/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 18 - 4:54 PM - The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow in effect from 2 PM ...

   
 

The Lubavitcher Rebbe's Bracha a Life-Saver for Fo...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/18/15 | Comments (0)

A blessing from the Lubavitcher Rebbe to late Knesset member Avner Shaki, z'l, was a life-saver for famed basketball star Tamir Goodman, many years later. ...

   
 

Anti-Vaccine Movement Is Giving Diseases A 2nd Life

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/18/15 | Comments (0)

Kathryn Riffenburg decided on a closed casket for her baby’s funeral. She didn’t want her family to see what whooping cough, her son’s first...

   
 

David Chu's To Close for Remainder of Today

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/18/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 18 - Due to a broken water heater,  David Chu's has been forced to close for the remainder of today expecting to reopen at regula...