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BDE: Rebbetzin Shaindel Shoshana Geldzahler, a'h

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/29/15 | Comments (0)

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rebbetzin Shaindel Shoshanah Geldzahler a”h at the age of 81. Rebbetzin Geldzahler was the wife of ...

   
 

Pesach 5775 - Baltimore's Shul Kitchens Cooking wi...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 03/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 29 - As the Baltimore community prepares for Pesach on this last Sunday before Yom Tov, three shuls opened their kitchens today for the an...

   
 

Pesach 5775: Magen Avos on Seder night -- Which Bracha ...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 03/29/15 | Comments (0)

 Question: The gabbai of a local minyan calls with the following question: "I do not remember what we did the last time that Pesach began on Shabbos, but ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Mar. 29 - Kashering A Non S...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 03/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 29 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Kashering A Non Self Cleaning Oven For Pesach ...

   
 

Zichronos - Shabbos Hagodol and Pesach

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 03/28/15 | Comments (0)

The late Dr. Joseph Kamenetsky, z'l, long time  head of Torah Umesorah, told me the following vort. He used to come down to Baltimore to teach in...

   
 

Pepsi-Cola Passes Diet Coke To Be The No. 2 Soda In The...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/28/15 | Comments (0)

Coke remained the top-selling U.S. soda by volume in 2014, Beverage Digest says Pepsi-Cola supplanted Diet Coke as the No. 2 soda brand in the U.S. by volume ...

   
 

BDE: Mrs. Dena Cohen, A'H

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/28/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 27 - BaltimoreJewishLife.com regrets to inform the community of the petira of Mrs. Dena Cohen, a'h, mother of, ylc't, Rabbi Abba...

   
 

And In Third Place...

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 03/28/15 | Comments (0)

And so the horse trading begins. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has gotten down to the nitty-gritty business of cobbling together a government coalition. Pa...

   
 

Photo of the Day - A Kiddush HaShem

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

New York, NY - March 27 - Handing out pastries, yesterday, to weary firefighters at the site of the explosion and fire in the East Village on Friday, (near his ...

   
 

Watch: Torah Anytime Presents Rabbi Zecharia Wallerstei...

Article by Torah Anytime/Rabbi Zecharia W... | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

Torah Anytime Presents Rabbi Zecharia Wallerstein Sassoon Family Tragedy - Don’t Miss The Point <span id="__caret">_</span>...

   
 

Don't Blame That Fire On Religious Customs

Article by Eliyahu Federman | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

Last weekend, seven children from an Orthodox Jewish family died in a fire that ripped through a two-story home in Brooklyn. Authorities say the caus...

   
 

Parshas Tzav - Shabbos HaGadol / Baltimore Zmanim / Eru...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas Tzav - Shabbos HaGadol / Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Click here for Shabbos HaGadol Droshos Schedule Baltimore, MD - March 27 -   Eruv is...

   
 

Parshas Tzav/ Shabbos HaGadol - Location, Location, Loc...

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

In this week's parsha, a number of the different types of sacrifices are discussed. With regard to the chatas offering, it is written (6:18) "In the place ...

   
 

Parshas Tzav - Thanks for the Pain [Hakomas Matzeiva fo...

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

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

   
 

Shabbos HaGadol Droshos Schedule Inside Baltimore Commu...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

Batimore, MD - March 23 - Once again, BaltimoreJewishLife.com is pleased to present  a handy Pesach Community Guide. The 2015 edition has much more informa...

   
 

Pesach: Four Sons Are We...

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer, Chief Exec... | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

One of most well-known, best-remembered and most often explained parts of the Pesach (Passover) Seder is the description of the four sons and their questions: t...

   
 

Agudath Israel of America Appoints Rabbi Yosef C. Gold...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

With the continued growth of Agudath Israel of America, and the expansion of its activities on the local and national scenes, the organization's board of t...

   
 

Mizmor Lesodah, Parshas Tzav and Erev Pesach

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

Question #1: Korban Todah or bensching Goimel? “Which is the better way to thank Hashem for a personal salvation, by reciting birchas hagomeil, or by mak...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Mar. 26 / Mar. 27 - Kasher ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 26 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Kasher a Microwave for Pesach? March 27 - What would I have to do to Kasher a microwave? ...

   
 

At Least Half of the Mystery is Solved in the Green Acr...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 26 -  Ordinarily, Moshe Topas drives straight to work, but on Wednesday, the day that the fire broke out at the Green Acres garden ap...

   
 

Askanim For Hire?

Article by Rabbi Yitzchak Adlerstein | Published 03/27/15 | Comments (0)

We need look no further than the parshah we just read to find evidence of the potential for abuse of power. The Netziv takes note of the pasuk (Vayikra 4:22) d...

   
 

Parshas Tzav / Shabos HaGadol - Happy Thanksgiving!

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 03/26/15 | Comments (0)

There is a fascinating custom recorded by the Rama in Shulchan Aruch regarding the three matzos we use on the Seder night. Quoting the Tur, the Rama says that ...

   
 

This Monday: Baltimore Jewish Community is Urged to Att...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, Md - March 25, 2015  - Hosted by the Office of Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young,  and JewishFirePrevention.org, this F...

   
 

Watch Live Feed: Fire Rages After Massive Manhattan Eas...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/26/15 | Comments (0)

An explosion inside a building in the East Village has sparked a massive fire and caused one building to collapse, officials and witnesses say.  The bu...

   
 

Sassoon Fire Casts Spotlight On Shabbos Food Warming Pr...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 03/26/15 | Comments (0)

New York - The unthinkable deaths of seven brothers and sisters this past weekend in a raging blaze, possibly caused by an electric hotplate, has once again c...

   
 

Pesach Expenses - A Halachic Overview

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 03/26/15 | Comments (0)

A colleague recently mentioned that his total family food bill for Pesach amounts to some $6,000. While it is correct that one should have more delicacies on ...

   
 

Insights Into Halacha: The Quinoa - Kitniyos Conundrum ...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yehuda Spitz | Published 03/26/15 | Comments (0)

Generally, this time of year is the busiest for Rabbonim the world over; fielding questions on every aspect of the myriad and complex halachos of Pesach observ...

   
 

Who Knows Seven?

Article by Rav Aryeh Z. Ginzberg, Chofetz... | Published 03/26/15 | Comments (0)

At the conclusion of the Seder this year, when my family sings the piyut of “Echad Ani Yodei’a,” when it comes to the stanza of “Shivah ...

   
 

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

Article by Moishe Bane | Published 03/26/15 | Comments (0)

My name is Moishe Bane, and I am a baal habayis. Sometimes, saying this actually feels like the beginning of a twelve-step program. First, acknowledge what you ...

   
 

Israel Kisses An Hour Goodbye As Daylight Savings Time ...

Article by Lazar Berman | Published 03/26/15 | Comments (0)

Clocks move from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. on Friday, ushering in an extra hour of evening sunshine Daylight savings time will go into effect across Israel early Frida...

   
 

Pesach 5775 - Sandwiches: Symbol or Meal?

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 03/26/15 | Comments (0)

A young construction worker lies in bed, the shrill shriek of his alarm still echoing in his room.  He groans.  He doesn’t want to get up to con...

   
 

Parshas Tzav/ Shabbos HaGadol - A Dose Of Inspiration

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky/Edited... | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

A Waste Of Time? The Torah tells us in this week's parshah: "צו את אהרן ואת בניו לאמר זאת תורת העלה... - Command Aharon and ...

   
 

Unidentified Hero Saves Residents From Early Morning Gr...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 25 -  Chaverim of Baltimore Unit #41, Yaakov Rosen, was just returning from BWI Airport at about 7 a.m., this morning, when he notice...

   
 

Shomrim Severely Hampered by This Morning's Fire -...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 25, 2015 -Today, there was a serious 2 alarm fire at the building where Shomrim ’s Headquarters has been located. The apartment at t...

   
 

Haunted By Sassoon Tragedy, Misaskim Embarks On Sefer T...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

Brooklyn, NY - Just days after the seven Sassoon children died in the horrific fire that ravaged their home, Misaskim has launched a campaign to write a Sefer...

   
 

URGENT: Fire Safey for Jewish Observances / Did You Obt...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 23, 2015 - This generic pamphlet entitled, "Fire Safey for Jewish Observances" is being handed out by the Fire Dept of NY. Read it at the ...

   
 

STARTING NOW TeleKosher Webinar - PASSOVER PRODUCTS

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

STARTING NOW Wednesday March 25, 2015, 12 Noon ET PASSOVER PRODUCTS! What Needs a Passover Certification, and What Doesn't? Discuss Fro...

   
 

Blech Use Raises Carbon Monoxide Concerns

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (2)

Due to the many requests we've received, we are reposting this article: Baltimore, MD - March 25 - With Yom Tov/Shabbos approaching, Orthodox Union issues...

   
 

Golda And The Terrorists - In Memory Of Yehuda Avner

Article by Yehuda Avner, z'l | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

"There can be no deals with terrorism whatever the circumstances." In memory of Yehuda Avner. Yehuda Avner, a former prime ministerial adviser and ambassado...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Mar. 25 - Eruv Tavshilin?

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 25  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Eruv Tavshilin? ...

   
 

In Memory of the Seven Kedoshim, A'H

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

It is with a broken heart and spirit that Misaskim, together with all of Klal Yisroel, mourns the incomprehensible and devastating loss of the seven young ...

   
 

Thank You Baltimore City Firefighters - Traffic Slowly ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 25 , 2015 - 9:45 AM - After an exhausting 3 hours of battling the 2-alarm blaze in the Green Acres Apartments on Fallstaff Road, Baltimore...

   
 

UPDATE as of 8:23 AM - (VIDEO & Updated Photo Essay...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 25, 2015 - 7:08 AM -  Steer clear of Park Heights from Clarks Lane to Olympia as Baltimore City firefighters battle a 2-Alarm Blaze o...

   
 

Remembering the Sassoon Children

Article by Rabbi Dovid Rosman | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

These seven beautiful children were my next door neighbors. I just returned from the saddest funeral I've ever attended – burying seven pure sou...

   
 

WATCH: Father Of Sassoon Children Says Love Of G-D is G...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 03/24/15 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - In two separate interviews today in Israel, Gabriel Sassoon, the father of the seven children who died in this weekend’s shocking fire in Mi...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Mar. 24 - Gebrokts... What ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 03/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 24  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Gebrokts... What Is That? ...

   
 

Speakers Debate 2 State Solution This Wednesday, March ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 24 - Is a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict still feasible?  What concessions are required from both sides to ma...

   
 

Lipman Not Seeking US Citizenship Back

Article by Gil Hoffman | Published 03/24/15 | Comments (0)

Yesh Atid MK says plans to be re-elected in next elections. Yesh Atid MK Dov Lipman announced Tuesday that he does not intend to seek the return of his Ameri...

   
 

Watch: Dirshu Daf Hayomi B'Halacha World Siyum (Vi...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/24/15 | Comments (0)

Dirshu Daf Hayomi B'Halacha World Siyum Be part of the next Siyum - Join Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion's New Daf HaYomi B'Halacha shiur Sun-Thurs 1:30...

   
 

Driving on the NJ Turnpike Anytime Soon?

Article by NJSP | Published 03/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 24, 2015 - [Ed. Note: Anyone who plans to drive on the New Jersey Turnpike beginning Tuesday might want to be especially mindful of obeyin...

   
 

Kashrus Alert - Snapple

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/24/15 | Comments (0)

Please be advised that while OK Kosher certifies many Snapple products, not all are Kosher certified. CRANBERRY RASPBERRY JUICE DRINK is no longer certifed. ...

   
 

Yehuda Avner, Diplomat And Political Icon, Dies At 86 ...

Article by Avi Lewis | Published 03/24/15 | Comments (0)

Former ambassador was an acclaimed author, worked closely with a number of Israel’s prime ministers Yehuda Avner, a former prime ministerial adviser and...

   
 

Rabbinical Council of America Expresses Alarm at Rhetor...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/23/15 | Comments (0)

The Rabbinical Council of America, the largest organization of orthodox rabbis in North America, expresses alarm at the excessive criticism leveled at Israeli P...

   
 

Welcome To The 'Double El Nino' - and More Ex...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/23/15 | Comments (0)

We’re about to experience a “double El Niño” — a rare weather phenomenon that climatologists had warned about several...

   
 

Umami Bistro to Close its Doors on April 2

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 03/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 23 - If your “minhag” is to eat out or live off of take-out food the week before Pesach, you might want to go to Umami Bistro ...

   
 

UPDATE on Rav Hopfer's Condition (7:13 PM): Pleas...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/23/15 | Comments (0)

UPDATE: March 23 -  7:13 PM -Baruch Hashem HaRav Hopfer's situation is stabilized. Rav Hopfer had a heart attack which was caught early and his proced...

   
 

Video of Levayah for Rebetzin Tichyeh Schochet, Z'...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 23, 2015 - Click here to watch a video of the Levayah for Rebetzin Tichyeh Schochet, Z'L...

   
 

In Photos: Levayah of Sasson Children in NY & Yeru...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/23/15 | Comments (0)

Levayah of  Sasoon Children in NY & Yerushalayim - New York:               &nb...

   
 

Siblings Killed on Shabbos In Brooklyn Fire Being Burie...

Article by AP | Published 03/23/15 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem -  Seven Jewish siblings who were killed in a devastating New York house fire over the weekend were being laid to rest Monday after being flown...

   
 

BGE Encourages Customers to Kick Off Spring Cleaning wi...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/23/15 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE (March 19, 2015) – Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) reminds customers that spring cleaning season is a great time to not only clear out ...

   
 

Updated Travel Warnings Ahead of the Yomim Tovim

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/23/15 | Comments (0)

The National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau (Hebrew link) presents the following as a service ahead of the upcoming spring holidays (Passover, 3-10 A...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Mar. 23 - What is Kitniyos?...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 03/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 23 - Daily Dvar Halacha - What is Kitniyos? ...

   
 

Assemblyman Dov Hikind Says Jewish Community Needs To R...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 03/22/15 | Comments (0)

Brooklyn, NY - The horrors of this weekend’s devastating fire still fresh in his mind, Assemblyman Dov Hikind asked his own daughter, a mother of six, t...

   
 

Corrected - BDE: The Ribnitzer Rebbetzin, a'h

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/22/15 | Comments (0)

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of the Ribnitzer Rebbetzin, Rebbetzin Freida Milka Abramowitz a”h. The Rebbetzin was the wife of the ...

   
 

Corrected - BDE: Rebbetzin Sarah Leah Kushelevsky, a�...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/22/15 | Comments (0)

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rebbetzin Sarah Leah Kushelevsky a”h, wife of Rav Tzvi Kushelevsky, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Heich...

   
 

Watch: Rabbi Sruli Fried of Chai Lifeline On How to Tal...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/22/15 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Sruli Fried of Chai Lifeline On How to Talk to Children About the Flatbush Fire Tragedy ghdfghfg...

   
 

WATCH LIVE: Levayah Of 7 Siblings Who Died In Brooklyn ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/22/15 | Comments (0)

Levayah Of 7 Siblings Who Died In Brooklyn House Fire The Funeral is being held at this hour at Shomrei Hadas chapel in Borough Park - 3803 14th Avenue. Bro...

   
 

Begins TODAY!! Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion Announces New Sh...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 20 - Erev Rosh Chodesh Nissan -  Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion Congregation under the leadership of Rabbi Moshe Hauer, is pleased to announ...

   
 

Construction On I-95 To Cause Major Traffic Disruption

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD — Transportation officials say road repair work on a 4.4-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in Baltimore will cause major traffic disruptions...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Mar. 22 - No Tachanun Durin...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 03/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 22 - Daily Dvar Halacha - No Tachanun during Nissan because... ...

   
 

When Traumatic Incidents Occur: How Children React and ...

Article by Moshe Borowski, LMSW, ACSW | Published 03/22/15 | Comments (0)

Tips for dealing with children of ALL ages Children react toyour reactions, not just to your words!How you say things, not just the content of what you say, ...

   
 

Chai Lifeline Opens Crisis Intervention Hotline In Ligh...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/22/15 | Comments (0)

Chai Lifeline’s Project Chai, the Trauma and Crisis Intervention Department, has opened its 24-hour helpline following the tragic fire on Shabbos in Fla...

   
 

IDF Presents to Rabbi Elchonon Oberstein Award of Appre...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 03/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 21 - This past Thursday, just one week ago, Shmuli,Yoni and I went to Caesaria for a reunion of the unit that Yoni served in during Tzuk E...

   
 

Baltimore City's Pothole Project

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 20 - The City of Baltimore has braved the snow and emerged victorious, but our streets have taken a major beating! The Baltimore City Depa...

   
 

Focused Activity and Solid Gains at 2015 Parnassah Expo

Article by Shimmy Blum | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

“This is the only Jewish community expo of this sort out there. You have to have a presence here if you want to deal with our community. I meet people her...

   
 

Star-K: Pesach Apps LIVE Apple, Android and Kindle

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

ALL PASSOVER APPS ARE UPDATED, LIVE AND READY FOR USE! STAR-K /Kollel Los Angeles Announce Passover Directory and  Medicines & Cosmetics Guide Apps Av...

   
 

Private School Textbook Program Funding Restored In Sta...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 20 - On Sunday morning Agudath Israel's Maryland director Rabbi Ariel Sadwin traveled to Washington, DC, for the annual Sta...

   
 

Solomon Dwek Behind New Jersey Corruption Sting Out Of ...

Article by AP | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

NEWARK — Solomon Dwek, the federal informer behind the biggest federal corruption sting in New Jersey history, is out of prison and back home. Less than ...

   
 

Watch: Not Just Kind, by Baltimore's Shlomo Horwit...

Article by Shlomo Horwitz | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

Inspiring true story about Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinsky, Chief Rabbi of Vilna (1863-1940)   ...

   
 

Parshas VaYikra - To Err is Human

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

This Sunday, 2 Nissan, marks the yahrtzeit of my Bubbie. This week's shtikle is dedicated le'iluy nishmasah, Yehudis bas Reuven Pinchas.  This w...

   
 

Persian Diversion

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

It was a tad early for “Purim Torah,” but on Taanis Esther, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zari responded to a question from an NBC corr...

   
 

Star-K Kashrus Alert: Bagged Lettuce

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

Bagged Lettuce  Please note that due to current insect infestation brought about by the changing seasons, many of the Star-K bagged lettuces that normall...

   
 

Star-K Kashrus Alert: Carrots Marked 'Product of...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - March 19, 2015 - Kashrus Alert:  Carrots are being sold in Baltimore produce stores that state “Product of Israel” on the bag. ...

   
 

Parshas VaYikra/ Parshas HaChodesh / Rosh Chodesh Nissa...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas VaYikra/ Parshas HaChodesh / Rosh Chodesh Nissan -Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - March 20 -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  VaY...

   
 

Parshas VaYikra - Keep It Honest

Article by Rabbi Yaacov Haber | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

“Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them: When any man of you bringeth an offering unto the LORD, ye shall bring your offering of the catt...

   
 

Pesach 5775: Freedom from Exile

Article by Rabbi Larry Ziffer, Chief Exec... | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

This Shabbat is a triple header. It is Shabbat (as it is every week!), it is a special parasha (Parashat HaChodesh, which is read every year on the Shabbat that...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Mar. 20 - Some Matzoh Fell ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 03/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 20 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Some Matzoh Fell Out Of My Mouth, Does It Count? ...

   
 

UPDATED Baltimore Shiva Info & Video of Levayah - B...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/19/15 | Comments (0)

Update as of March 19, 2015 - 8:53 PM - Rabbi Rafael Posner  will be sitting shiva in Baltimore beginning tomorrow morning, Friday, March 20, at his home 6...

   
 

Parshas VaYikra - Resilience

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 03/19/15 | Comments (0)

Resilience   Although Hashem forgave us for the Golden Calf, it's very memory can still be a cause of misfortune for us until today. The Torah t...

   
 

Get Out The Vote For Religious Zionist ' Vote Tora...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/19/15 | Comments (0)

Here is an opportunity to win $15,000 for your synagogue: The Orthodox Union is calling on shuls to designate the Shabbat of April 17-18, Parshat Shemini, to p...

   
 

Inviting The Non-Observant For Pesach

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 03/19/15 | Comments (0)

Pesach is filled with Halachic questions. Halachic Hotlines across the country are ringing off the hook. One of the biggest questions that is often asked, h...

   
 

Parshas VaYikra - It's Time to Wake Up!

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 03/19/15 | Comments (0)

One can argue that perhaps one of the most significant of all mitzvos is that of  Vidui, the confessing of our sins before G-d that stems from a sincere de...

   
 

Pesach 5775 - Released to Serve

Article by Rabbi Moshe Meiselman | Published 03/19/15 | Comments (0)

Yetzias Mitzrayim and Ma’amad Har Sinai are the two events which lie at the heart of the Jewish People’s existence and identity. They shape and form...

   
 

Really! Winter Weather Advisory for Tomorrow

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/19/15 | Comments (0)

It ain't over till it's over. -Yogi Berra Baltimore, MD - March 19, 2015 - A winter weather advisory for snow is in effect for tomorrow, Erev Sha...

   
 

OOPS! is no excuse

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 03/19/15 | Comments (0)

“As Freud has shown, blunders are not the merest chance. They are the result of suppressed desires and conflicts. They are ripples on the surface of life...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Mar. 19 - How much Matzah a...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 03/19/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 19  - Daily Dvar Halacha -  How much Matzah at Motzi Matzah? ...

   
 

Watch VIN News Exclusive: Behind The Scenes At Manische...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 03/18/15 | Comments (0)

Newark, NJ - With Pesach fast approaching, the offer to tour the Manischewitz matza factory seemed like an opportunity that was too good to pass up. Headquar...

   
 

Watch Live: Active Shooter Situation In Arizona

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/18/15 | Comments (0)

MESA, Ariz. - A gunman wounded at least four people across multiple locations in a Phoenix suburb Wednesday, and police warned residents to stay indoors as th...

   
 

Help Protect Our Community - Urge House Members To Sign...

Article by Rabbi Abba Cohen | Published 03/18/15 | Comments (0)

We must continue to urge our government to do all in its power to protect its citizens and institutions against any and all threats of terrorist violence. The J...