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Parshas Bamidbar - Eruv is UP! / Shavuos 5775 - Baltimo...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 18 -  BaltimoreJewishLife.com wishes everyone a Gut Yom Tov / Chag Sameach! Due to the fact that this weekend is Memorial Day weekend -...

   
 

Ism Schism

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

Liberal-minded American Jews rightly regard Pamela Geller, who organized the Garland, Texas, cartoon-of Islam’s-founder contest earlier this month, as a...

   
 

Mishpacha Magazine: The Accidental Lawyer

Article by Barbara Bensoussan for Mishpac... | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

He always wanted to help his brothers, so he became a rabbi and then a military chaplain. Today, Jeff Ifrah advocates in a more complex arena, defending Ortho...

   
 

Shomrim of Baltimore: Pre-Shavuos Message

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 22, 2015 - In order to enhance the security and safety of our community over the Shavuos weekend, the Baltimore Shomrim Safety Patrol has ar...

   
 

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

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

Avos (Kinyan Hatorah 4) 6, 4:  Pirkei Avos has five perakim. In most printed editions there is a sixth perek that really consists of beraisos and is an ap...

   
 

May I Take A Nice Hot Shower On Yom Tov?

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

PROLOGUE Although the Torah prohibits performing melacha activity on Yom Tov, it permits preparing food. As the Torah states, Ach asher yei’ocheil lechol...

   
 

Shavuos 5775 - Get High!

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

On Shavuos, we celebrate the giving of the Torah to B'nei Yisrael after they came out of Mitzrayim. On this day we experienced a level of spirituality high...

   
 

Shavuos 5775 - Torah is our Ruler

Article by Rabbi Moshe Meiselman | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

Sefiras Ha’omer is a preparation for Shevuos in many ways. Klal Yisroel left Egypt after a year of preparation. During the year of the 10 makkos, they wer...

   
 

The Prohibition of Molid

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

This article is written for the refuah shleima of Boruch Zev ben Bracha. The head of a match is made of sulfur, glass powder, phosphorus and an oxidizing age...

   
 

Baltimore's Aliza Waxman To Attend 2015 ROI Commun...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

150 global innovators from 32 countries to attend five-day event JERUSALEM, May 21 — One-hundred fifty of the Jewish world’s leading change makers...

   
 

Watch: Mehadrin Flowers for Shavout in Yerushalayim (V...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - May 22 - Mehadrin Flowers for Shavout in Yerushalayim ...

   
 

AISH International Receives National Recognition By U.S...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

Washington, DC - May 21, 2015 - For more than 350 years, Jews have been making major contributions to American society. Accordingly, President Obama and the Uni...

   
 

Hilchos Uminhagei Shavuos

Article by Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

The following is meant as a convenient review of Halachos pertaining to Shavuos. The Piskei Din for the most part are based purely on the Sugyos, Shulchan Aruch...

   
 

Officials Release Photos Of Suspects In Baltimore Riot ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is releasing pictures of the suspects they believe are behind the fires set dur...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - May 22, 2015 - Ruth on Shav...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 22, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Ruth on Shavuos ...

   
 

Shavuos 5775 - The Need For A Chosen Nation

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 05/22/15 | Comments (0)

[From Parshas Yisro]  The Need For A Chosen Nation  When Hashem gave us the Torah, He thereby set us aside as His chosen nation forever. Before this...

   
 

Promise of More Meaningful Davening Draws Crowd

Article by BJLife/David Marwick | Published 05/21/15 | Comments (0)

Silver Spring, MD - May 21, 2015 -  On Sunday afternoon, May 17, Rabbi Menachem Goldberger, Rav of Congregation Tiferes Yisroel - Beis Dovid, was the featu...

   
 

Chadesh Yomeinu Kikedem-Renew Our Days As Of Old (2 Pho...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 05/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 21, 2015 - Going back to Yeshiva, even for part of a day, is an invigorating experience. It can be compared to recharging your batteries. It...

   
 

Grand Jury Indicts Officers In Freddie Gray Case

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/21/15 | Comments (0)

Six police officers have been indicted in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has announced. Gray's death last ...

   
 

New Video Surfaces Showing Freddie Gray Arrest In Balti...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/21/15 | Comments (0)

(Reuters) - A new video has surfaced revealing a key part of the arrest of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore black man whose death from injuries sustained in police...

   
 

Chaverim Traffic Alert- ATTENTION TA Carpools! Traffic...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 21, 2015 - 3:34 PM - Please note: Accident on Old Court & Greenwood. TA Carpoolers: please use Scotts Hill or Scotts Level leaving TA. (...

   
 

Shavuot/Yizkor - Remembering

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 05/21/15 | Comments (0)

Remembering In the Past, We See Our Future The past is never dead.  It’s not even past. - William Faulkner We Jews are a people of memories. ...

   
 

Klal Perspectives Winter 2015: The World of the Baal Ha...

Article by Rabbi Moshe Hauer | Published 05/21/15 | Comments (0)

The current issue of Klal Perspectives contains a series of outstanding articles on the challenges facing the contemporary baal habayis. There is much food for ...

   
 

Shaare Zedek Hospital - An Overview

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 05/21/15 | Comments (0)

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times Whoever first called the United States of America a melting pot never saw Shaare Zedek hospital in Jeru...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - May 21 2015 - Holiday of C...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 05/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 21, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Holiday of cheesecake? ...

   
 

Chaverim of Baltimore is Proud to be Part of an Interst...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 21, 2015 - The sole difference between a dream and reality is: Passion! And if there is one way to describe the air at our event, the word i...

   
 

Parshas Bamidbar/Shavuos - Vital Attraction

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 05/20/15 | Comments (0)

I recently had the privilege of hosting at my Shul two classes of adorable first graders, my lovely granddaughter Chayele among them, from the local Bais Yaakov...

   
 

Parshas Bamidbar - Individuality

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 05/20/15 | Comments (0)

 ״איש על דגלו באתת לבית אבותם יחנו בני ישראל (ב׳,ב׳)״ "The Children of Israel shall encamp, each man by his banner...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - May 20, 2015 - Should I St...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 05/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 20, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Should I Stay Up Shavuos Night? ...

   
 

NWCP Shavuos Message and Safety Notice

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/19/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 19, 2015 - Once again, the NWCP would like to thank the Baltimore Police Department for their diligence and extra efforts during Yom Tov. Th...

   
 

Asifa Hears Call from Gedolei Yisroel to Secure Har Haz...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/19/15 | Comments (0)

Brooklyn, NY – May 19, 2015 - An overflow crowd of more than 600 people heard pleas from members of the Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah and other notables to sec...

   
 

Kashrus Alert - Daily Chef: Strawberry Cheesecake

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/19/15 | Comments (0)

This kashrus alert was originally sent out by The Wisconsin K. Please send all questions and comments directly to them at thejewishgift@yahoo.com Th...

   
 

Mosby Responds To Defense Motions In Freddie Gray Case

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/19/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore's top prosecutor has filed a blistering response to a motion from the lawyers representing six police officers charged in the death of Freddie ...

   
 

BGE Prepares for Summer and Provides Customers with Tip...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/19/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD -May 19, 2015 – Summer is quickly approaching and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is ready. In an effort to ensure reliable service...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - May 19, 2015 - Dayainu on R...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 05/19/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 19, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Dayainu on Rosh Chodesh Sivan? ...

   
 

Hachana on Yom Tov

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 05/19/15 | Comments (0)

Please have in mind the refuah shleima of Reb Boruch Zev Ben Bracha. “Honey, can you take out the dessert from the freezer now so it will thaw for the ...

   
 

Seasons, New York-based Kosher Market, Planned For Pike...

Article by Lorraine Mirabella | Published 05/19/15 | Comments (0)

Seasons, a small New York-based kosher supermarket chain, plans to expand to Maryland, with a grocery store slated to open in Pikesville as early as the end of ...

   
 

Supreme Court Decision To Cost Maryland Millions

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/18/15 | Comments (0)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A Supreme Court ruling in a Maryland tax case will cost the state an estimated $200 million in refunds it will have to pay residents str...

   
 

My Israel Puzzle Project Installation & Opening at ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/19/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 18, 2015 - After many months we are excited to announce that the My Israel Puzzle Project Collaboration celebrated the exhibit opening at th...

   
 

An Overview of Shavuos Part II

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 05/18/15 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times - For the Refuah Shleimah of Boruch Zev Ben Bracha THE THREE DAYS OF HAGBALLAH “The essence of these d...

   
 

Jewish Family Foundation Awards Baltimore Grants In Wak...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/18/15 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (JTA) – The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation awarded some $400,000 in emergency grants to 10 Baltimore area nonprofit organizations i...

   
 

Amtrak Trains Back In Service Between Philadelphia, New...

Article by AP | Published 05/18/15 | Comments (0)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak trains began rolling again between Philadelphia and New York early Monday, the first time since a train derailment almost a w...

   
 

Maran Rav Shteinman, Shlita: Battle Public Chillul Shab...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/18/15 | Comments (0)

The battle in Ashdod against the “Big” Shopping Center, which has disregarded kedushas Shabbos by opening on the holy day, continues, with some ca...

   
 

Lakewood: Our Family is About To Be Evicted - Fund Set ...

Article by The Father of the Family | Published 05/18/15 | Comments (0)

This family in Lakewood is in need of help. The following post was written by the family’s father on their Indiegogo page. - See more at: http://...

   
 

Beth Tfiloh Congregation Named "Best Synagogue in ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/18/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 18, 2015 - Beth Tfiloh Congregation has been selected for the 2015 Best of Pikesville Award in the Community Synagogues category by the Pike...

   
 

Supreme Court: Maryland Has Been Illegally Double-Taxin...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/18/15 | Comments (0)

A divided Supreme Court said Monday that Maryland’s income tax law is unconstitutional because it does not provide a full tax credit to residents for mo...

   
 

Say it Today! A Special Tefilah for Parents on Behalf o...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/18/15 | Comments (0)

This special tefilah was composed by the Shloh Hakodosh to express the prayers of parents on behalf of their children. The Shloh said that the optimal time for ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - May 17/18, 2015 - Certai...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 05/18/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 17, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Certain Types Of Salting Are Not Allowed On Shabbos   Baltimore, MD - May 18, 2015  - Da...

   
 

More Than One Million People Recite 'Shema Yisrael...

Article by David Daoud | Published 05/17/15 | Comments (0)

On Sunday evening, at approximately 9:30 p.m. Jerusalem time, more than one million Jews, in Israel and across the world, simultaneously recited the Shema Yis...

   
 

Amtrak To Restore Full Northeast Corridor Service Monda...

Article by AP | Published 05/17/15 | Comments (0)

Amtrak says it will restore full operations along the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday morning following the deadly train derailment in Philadelphia. Amt...

   
 

Watch: Mother Of 18-year-old Oorathon Winner: "Don...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/17/15 | Comments (0)

When your son puts in a raffle for a Lexus, and wins? Priceless. Listen to the reaction of the mother of an 18-year-old Bachur who won a two-year lease o...

   
 

Serving Dairy Bread on Shavuos

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 05/17/15 | Comments (0)

What about small amounts, and does the prohibition apply only to bread? Question #1: The Whey to Celebrate Shavuos! “May I add dairy ingredients to bre...

   
 

BJL Exclusive - TONIGHT: Inaugural Event of One of Balt...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 05/17/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 13 - It is par for the course for pulpit rabbis to multi-task. In fact, it is not unusual for them to go from a bris to a funeral to a bar m...

   
 

An Overview of Shavuos

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 05/17/15 | Comments (0)

PREPARING FOR SHAVUOS Shavuos is called Z’man Matan Toraseinu. Originally, this event occurred in the Hebrew year 2448 (3324 years ago). As we know, Rav...

   
 

Baltimore Prosecutors In Freddie Gray Case Seek Gag Ord...

Article by AP | Published 05/16/15 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore prosecutors are seeking a gag order as they pursue a criminal case against six city officers in the case of Freddie Gray, a 2...

   
 

Maryland Chooses Jail Over Schools for Baltimore Youths

Article by Takepart.com | Published 05/16/15 | Comments (0)

Two days after Maryland officials approved spending $30 million of taxpayer funds on a shiny new jail for Baltimore youth caught in the snare of the criminal ju...

   
 

Watch: 28 Iyar The Original Yom Yerushalayim - Capturin...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 05/16/15 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem Day (Hebrew: יום ירושלים, Yom Yerushalayim) is an Israeli national holiday commemorating the reunification of Yerushalayim and the establi...

   
 

Baltimore Shomrim Safety Patrol Extends Condolences to ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/15/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 15 - The Baltimore Shomrim Safety Patrol extends our deepest condolences to the family of Justin (Avraham Yitzchak) Zemser, z’l, hor...

   
 

This Shabbos is the Preakness: Beware of Rowdy Individu...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/15/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 13 - This Shabbos, May 16, is the annual running of the Preakness. In past years, following the race, there have been some rowdy individuals...

   
 

This Shabbos at Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion: HaRav Dov Zing...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/15/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 15, 2015 - In conjunction with Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion's Shabbos Yerushalayim program, this Shabbos, Parshas Behar/Bechokasai, the Balt...

   
 

Chicago Jewish Community Hires Off-Duty Police Officers...

Article by Mitch Stern | Published 05/15/15 | Comments (0)

Chicago - Jewish families in the West Rogers Park area in Chicago are using off-duty police officers to secure the area after recent threats, but top cops say...

   
 

Parshas Behar/Bechukosai - Shabbos Mevarchim Sivan -Bal...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/15/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas Behar/Bechukosai - Shabbos Mevarchim Sivan -Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - May 15 -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Behar/Bechu...

   
 

Anybody Out There?

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 05/15/15 | Comments (0)

A mere week after NASA scientists announced their certainty of finding life on other planets within the next 20 years, a team of other scientists announced th...

   
 

Shavuos 5775 Seeing...is Believing

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer, Chief Exec... | Published 05/15/15 | Comments (0)

The holiday of Shavuot is nearly here. One can only begin to imagine what it was like for the Jewish people to have the divine encounter that is described for u...

   
 

Parshas Behar/Bechukosai - The Cry of The Shofar

Article by Rabbi Yaacov Haber | Published 05/15/15 | Comments (0)

I recently came across the ‘tzavaa’, or the ethical will of Rav Menachem Mann Shach OBM, famed Rosh Yeshivah of Ponevez. This document was written...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - May 15, 2015 - Take Out ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 05/15/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 15, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Take Out A Splinter On Shabbos? ...

   
 

Why Baltimore Police Just Listed Freddie Gray's De...

Article by Justin Fenton | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore Police added Freddie Gray's death to their list of city homicides Thursday, nearly two weeks after city State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby fil...

   
 

Watch: Highlights & Presentations from Agudath Isra...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

Agudath Israel of America's 93rd Dinner was a special event. Enjoy the highlights of the evening. Individual addresses from the Novominsker Rebbe, Rabbi...

   
 

Baltimore's Newly Installed Digital Water Meters P...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

UPDATED - Baltimore, MD - May 14, 2015 - Contractors are currently installing new digital water meters. These water meters shut off their digital display when t...

   
 

Parshas Behar/B'Chukosai - The Merit of the Many ...

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

This past Tuesday was the yahrtzeit of my great aunt, Lady Amélie Jakobovits, a"h. The shtikle is dedicated le'iluy nishmasah, Mayla bas Eliyahu. T...

   
 

State Suspends Correctional Officers Charged In Riots

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

Tamika Cobb, Kendra Richard suspended without pay BALTIMORE —The state has suspended two correctional officers without pay after they were charged with ...

   
 

Klal Perspectives Winter 2015: The World of the Baal Ha...

Article by Rabbi Boruch Clinton | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

While today, a successful transition into the workforce is certainly no trivial matter, on the whole, things right now are probably no worse than at any other t...

   
 

Seven - The Power of Numbers

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

Numbers have power and significance.  Some numbers have greater significance than others, often due to their properties as primes or unique, or their role ...

   
 

O'Malley, Eyeing The Presidency, Plans May 30 Anno...

Article by John Wagner | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

DURHAM, N.H. -- Former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley, who has been ramping up for a potential White House bid, plans to make an announcement about hi...

   
 

Baltimore Rioting Damage Estimate At $9 Million: U.S. G...

Article by Reuters | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Damage from rioting in Baltimore over the death of a black man from injuries in police custody is estimated at $9 million, a U.S. gover...

   
 

Be'ohalei Ha'avos On Pirkei Avos - Perek 5

Article by Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

Shabbos Behar ירושלים עיה"ק תו"ת  Avos 5, 1 The fifth perek in Pirkei Avos starts off with an explicit theme of the number ten. Each of th...

   
 

Parshas Behar/B'Chukosai - Social Insecurity

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

The Torah foretells of a time when the Jewish nation will fall short in their commitment to G-d and suffer the terrible consequences of their poor choices. They...

   
 

Parshas Behar/B'Chukosai - Kol Yisrael

Article by Rabbi Akiva Weinberg | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

קול ישראל R’ Akiva Weinberg לעילוי נשמת ר' יעקב שלמה בן אפרים וויינבערג ז"ל פרשת בהר-בחקת...

   
 

Meet the Mechabair

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

Batimore, MD - May 14, 2015 - In anticipation and celebration of Shavuos and Kabbolas HaTorah, Agudath Israel of Baltimore invites the men and women of our comm...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - May 14, 2015 - Pop A Pim...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 05/14/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 14, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Pop A Pimple On Shabbos ...

   
 

Parshas Behar/B'Chukosai - I Make A Difference

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

In Parshas Bechukosai, Hashem tells us that if we adhere to the Torah we will receive an abundance of blessings.  The Mishna in Pirkei Avos states that if...

   
 

Shomrim Reports: Monday, May 13, 2015

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 13, 2015 - The situation in our neighborhood seems to have returned to normal - by which we mean a stream of smaller property crimes, commit...

   
 

Overflow Crowd Attends Yeshivas Toras Simcha Informatio...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 12, 2015 - Excitement and curiosity filled the air, Tuesday night, when an overflow crowd attended the informational meeting at the Royal Re...

   
 

Naval Midshipman's Mom: 'He Was The Most Wond...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE (WJZ) –A Naval Academy Midshipman is among the dead after an Amtrak train traveling from Washington to New York derails in Philadelphia Tue...

   
 

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Defends Handling Of Baltimore Riot...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake defended her handling of the recent rioting in Baltimore, arguing Tuesday that more aggressive police or military tactics could h...

   
 

Orthodox Mom Of Disabled Kid Asks For Jewish Community&...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

New Jersey - A Teaneck mother of four children with muscular dystrophy is turning to the public, hoping that their votes will help her win a wheelchair access...

   
 

BDE: Jewish Navy Midshipman From Rockaway Beach Among S...

Article by AP/VIN News | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

Philadelphia, PA - The U.S. Naval Academy says one of the people killed in the Philadelphia Amtrak crash was a midshipman at the school. In a statement Wednes...

   
 

Pew Study: American Jews Are Biggest, and Mostly Retent...

Article by Jacob Kornbluh | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

Judaism is the largest faith group in America after Christianity, increasing its population from 1.7 percent in 2007 to 1.9 percent in 2014, a new Pew Re...

   
 

Daylight Reveals Devastation On Amtrak Crash; 140 Injur...

Article by AP | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

Philadelphia Daylight on Wednesday revealed the destruction and devastation caused by an Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia that left at least six pe...

   
 

World Marks International Hummus Day

Article by Tova Dvorin | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

5 million people mark initiative to gain visibility for Israel through the healthy food; day's founder expects hummus to take off in the US. Thousands pl...

   
 

Vatican Recognizes State Of Palestine In New Treaty

Article by AP | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has officially recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty. The treaty, which was finalized Wednesday but still ha...

   
 

OP-ED: Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz; A Different Type of Phil...

Article by Josh Nass | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

There are many young men like myself that face an ongoing struggle of committing to our careers while trying the best we can not to sacrifice our religious re...

   
 

WATCH: Live Coverage of Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak Tr...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

An Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia earlier tonight and as many as 50 people have been injured. Lots of TV networks cut into their broadcasts for live cov...

   
 

New Cars and S'fira

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

NEW CAR SALES, are up this year. The auto industry sold 1.45 million vehicles last month, up 4.6 percent from a year ago, according to Autodata. The seasonall...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - May 13, 2015 - Pulling Off...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 05/13/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 13, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Pulling off a scab on Shabbos? ...

   
 

Updated: 5 Dead, Dozens Injured as Philadelphia - NY Bo...

Article by AP/Reuters | Published 05/12/15 | Comments (0)

Philadelphia - An Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, mangling the front of it, killing at least five people an...

   
 

Traffic Alert- Traffic Accident Snarls Traffic at Reist...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/12/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 12, 2015 - 10:55 PM - Traffic is blocked off at Reisterstown Road and Patterson Ave - near the Reisterstown Road Plaza - due to a traffic ac...

   
 

Be Aware! Sixty Percent of Bicycle Crashes Occur May th...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/12/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 12, 2015 – With increasing bicycle-related crashes across the state and warmer weather, theState Highway Administration (SHA) reminds ...

   
 

Star-K Summer Kashrus Seminars

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/12/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 12, 2015 - STAR-K is running TWO separate training programs in the summer of 2015. Please see details of both below. For more information pl...