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Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - June 30, 2015 - Who is Apos...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 06/30/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 30, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Who is Apostumos?  ...

   
 

Bomb Threat at JCC Owings Mills

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/30/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 30, 2015 - At 7:51 p.m. Monday night, June 29, 2015, Baltimore County Police responded to the Jewish Community Center in Owings Mills for a...

   
 

Jerusalem AMIT End Of Year Meeting (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife/Sharon Altshul | Published 06/30/15 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - June 30, 2015 - Chug Ayelet Chapter of AMIT in Jerusalem, Israel, ended another successful year with a special meeting on June 29. AMIT is c...

   
 

Pern's Closed Doors Marks the End of a Baltimore E...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 06/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 29 - Sadly, I was one of Pern’s Hebrew Book & Gift Shop’s last customers, on June 23, when the Baltimore “institution...

   
 

Emergency Work Tonight Will Leave 4,000 Services Tempor...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/29/15 | Comments (0)

  Baltimore, MD - June 29, 2015  - The Baltimore County Department of Public Works has received the information, below from Baltimore City regarding ...

   
 

Yeshivas Kochav Yitzchok/Torah Institute 8th Grade Seud...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 06/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 29, 2015 - Parents, grandparents, rebbeim, hanhola and lay leadership gathered together on Wednesday evening, Rosh Chodesh Tammuz, to celeb...

   
 

BJL Exclusive: A Store For All...Seasons (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 06/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD -  June 29 - By now, I assume most readers have heard that Seasons, a full-service kosher supermarket, will be moving to 1628 Reisterstown Ro...

   
 

Mechinas Ner Yisrael Holds End of Year Siyum (Audio &am...

Article by BJLife/Eli Greengart | Published 06/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 29, 2015 - On June 15th, 69 nas Ner Yisroel high school students celebrated a siyum on Maseches Nedarim. The bochurim completed most of th...

   
 

Note from Rabbi Hauer Re Iran Negotiations (Corrected P...

Article by Rabbi Moshe Hauer | Published 06/29/15 | Comments (0)

June 29, 2015 Dear Friends: I hope this note finds you well. As you know, tomorrow is the official deadline for the Iran negotiations, however it is clear th...

   
 

TONIGHT! Mir Yerushalayim Baltimore Annual Benefit

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 29, 2015 - TONIGHT - Mir Yerushalayim Annual Benefit! Gil and Molly Horwitz have agreed to open their home as the gracious hosts of thi...

   
 

BDE: Mrs. Mildred Kagan, a'h

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 29, 2015 - It is with deep regret that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of Mrs. Mildred Kagan, a'h, mother...

   
 

BDE: Mr. Geoff Zelcer, z"l

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 29, 2015 - It is with deep regret that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of Geoff Zelcer z"l , a'h, son of ...

   
 

10-Year-Old Avigayil Zelinger's Yard Sale Benefiti...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 06/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 29, 2015 - A steady stream of customers pulled up and piled in to partake of the Yard Sale and Moonbounce on a beautiful sunny Sunday. ...

   
 

My "Close Encounter" With Tragedy

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 06/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 29, 2015 - This past Thursday night , Feigi and I were privileged to lead our youngest daughter, Rivka, down the aisle at her wedding to No...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - June 29, 2015 - Hamotzi On...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 06/29/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 29, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Hamotzi On A Wrap? ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - June 28, 2015 - Are you su...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 06/28/15 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - June 28, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Are you sure the Bracha for Lasagna is Mezonos? ...

   
 

O'Malley Says He Hopes Congress Will Support a �...

Article by Jacob Kornbluh | Published 06/28/15 | Comments (0)

Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley on Friday laid out his broad foreign policy vision in his first such speech since launching hi...

   
 

BDE: Rabbi Simcha Tyk, a'h

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/28/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 28, 2015 - It is with deep regret that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of Rabbi Simcha Tyk, a'h, father o...

   
 

TODAY- Sunday, June 28 You're Invited - 10 Year-Ol...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/28/15 | Comments (0)

Avigayil invites the entire Baltimore community! WHEN: THIS SUNDAY, JUNE 28th TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. WHERE: 6108 STUART AVE ‎ WHAT: A YARD SALE - whe...

   
 

Baltimore Police Open Probe Into New Shooting Of Unarme...

Article by Reuters | Published 06/27/15 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Police have opened an investigation into the killing of an unarmed black man by law enforcement officers outside Baltimore, authorities...

   
 

A Former Baltimore Police Officer Breaks His Silence

Article by Takepart.com | Published 06/27/15 | Comments (0)

Former Baltimore police officer Michael Wood made waves this week when he took to Twitter to unload a few tales of what he allegedly saw in his 11 years on th...

   
 

Baltimore Makes Global Impact (Photo Essay)

Article by BJL Staff | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 26, 2015 - It was about community. That’s what the approximately 200 people who came out to The Associated: Jewish Community Federat...

   
 

Orthodox Union Statement on Supreme Court's Same-G...

Article by OU | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

Today, the leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America issued the following statement: “In response to the decisions announced ...

   
 

Parshas Chukas - Understanding Challenges

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 06/26/15 | 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 m...

   
 

Parshas Chukas - All's Well that ends Well

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

Please excuse the simple, solemn nature of this week's shtikle. In scanning through the episodes and topics covered in parshas Chukas, there seems to be a ...

   
 

Statement From Agudath Israel Of America On The Supreme...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

Agudath Israel of America issued the following statement in reaction to today's 5-4 Supreme Court ruling that states are constitutionally required to permi...

   
 

Letter of Condolence sent to Charleston's AME Chur...

Article by Rabbi Ilan Feldman | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

Atlanta, GA- June 26, 2015 - The letter of condolence, below,  was sent by Rabbi Ilan Feldman on behalf of the Beth Jacob of Atlanta community.   ...

   
 

Parshas Chukas - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas Chukas - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Pirkei Avos - Perek 5 Baltimore, MD - June 26 -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Chukas Today:  &...

   
 

Parshas Chukas - The Torah Connection

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Akiva Weinberg | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

לעילוי נשמת ר' יעקב שלמה בן אפרים וויינבערג ז"ל Listen to the Song of the Spring (כ"א י"ז) אז ישיר ישר...

   
 

Erev Shabbos Traffic Alert - Truck Fire on Northbound 9...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 26, 2015 - 9:14 AM - Traffic has come to a standstill after a truck fire on northbound Interstate 95 in Harford County.All lanes of northbo...

   
 

Be'ohalei Ha'avos On Pirkei Avos 5

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

Avos 5, 22: Ben Bag Bag would say: turn it and turn it again, for all is in it; see through it; grow old and worn in it; do not budge from it, for there i...

   
 

Oren Gets Ornery

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

t’s axiomatic that diplomats must be, well, diplomatic. That might explain why Michael Oren, a current member of the Knesset (Kulanu) but who served as ...

   
 

BDE: Batsheva Yeres, z'l

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 26, 2015 - It is with deep regret that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of Batsheva Yeres , z'l, sister of...

   
 

Parshas Chukas - Your Spiritual Appendix

Article by Noah Abramowitz | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

The Kaballah lists the emanations of God in the image of the human body, with each sephirah represented by a limb in the body. This is in the microcosm only. Gi...

   
 

Parshas Chukas - The Cow of Infinity

Article by Rabbi Yaacov Haber | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

The Parah Adumah or Red Heifer is the classic example of a Mitzvah which is beyond our comprehension. As described in the Bamidbar (19:1-22), the cow had to be...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - June 26 2015 - Proper Brach...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 06/26/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 26, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Proper Bracha On Bread Croutons? ...

   
 

Parshas Chukas - Artful Communication

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 06/25/15 | Comments (0)

Literally, with one fell swoop all of Jewish history took a drastic turn. Until Moshe had hit the rock he was destined to enter the land where we would’ve...

   
 

Traffic Alert - Vehicle Accident at Northern Parkway &...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 25, 2015 - 5:12 PM - A vehicle  accident at Northern Parkway and Falls Road has traffic backing up well past Sinai Hospital all the wa...

   
 

Sarbanes Statement Regarding Recent Vote in Iranian Par...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/25/15 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) issued the following statement after the Iranian parliament voted to bar U.N. inspectors from acce...

   
 

Governor Larry Hogan Announces $1.97 Billion in Transpo...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/25/15 | Comments (0)

Counties’ Roadway Priorities to Get Underway by 2018 – Funding Will Fix All Structurally Deficient State-Owned Bridges ANNAPOLIS, MD – Follow...

   
 

Updated: June 25, 11:36 AM - BDE: R' Marvin Leff a...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 25, 2015 - It is with deep regret that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of R' Marvin Leff, a'h, ...

   
 

Baltimore City Announces Independence Day Schedule of S...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 24, 2015 -   Independence Day will be observed by Baltimore City on  Friday, July 3 as a City Holiday. Department of Pu...

   
 

Baltimore Jewish Community Response Organizations Updat...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 06/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 25, 2015 - On Tuesday June 23, 2015, Rabbis, community askanim and members of local community response organizations, gathered at Suburban ...

   
 

Parshas Chukas - Can You 'Google' It? The Po...

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 06/25/15 | Comments (0)

Is there a teleological suspension of the ethical? The existentialist philosopher, Soren Kierkegaard, asked this question when contemplating the Akeda.  H...

   
 

Hogan To Make Major Transportation Announcement

Article by Michael Dresser | Published 06/25/15 | Comments (0)

Gov. Larry Hogan is expected to make a major announcement about "transportation infrastructure" Thursday in his first public appearance since he revealed Mond...

   
 

No Charges in Deadly NSA Spy Agency Shooting

Article by Reuters | Published 06/25/15 | Comments (0)

(Reuters). No charges will be filed in the deadly March shooting outside the National Security Agency where officers fired on a vehicle carrying two men dress...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - June 25 2015 - Hamotzi On S...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 06/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 25, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Hamotzi On Soft Pretzels? ...

   
 

Mosby Seeks To Block Further Release Of Evidence In Gra...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/25/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has filed an additional motion seeking to prevent evidence in the Freddie Gray case from being made public,...

   
 

Orthodox Jewish Bicyclist Injured In Pikesville Crash

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/24/15 | Comments (0)

Pikesville, MD. — An orthodox Jewish bicyclist from Baltimore's Jewish community was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening i...

   
 

Parshas Chukas - What Did You Just Call Me?!!

Article by BJLife/Moishy Pruzansky | Published 06/24/15 | Comments (0)

 Why wasn't Moshe Rabbeinu allowed to enter Eretz Yisrael? The commentators explain that it was due to his sin that occurred in this week�...

   
 

Hershey Park Investigates Card Fraud Pattern

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/24/15 | Comments (0)

Hershey Park, a popular resort and amusement park in Hershey, Pa. has hired a security firm to investigate reports from multiple financial institutions about a ...

   
 

Triple Siyum Hashas; a Remarkable Display of Jewish Uni...

Article by L. Halevi | Published 06/24/15 | Comments (0)

Chevrah Lomdei Mishnah, the premier organization that perpetuates the learning of Mishnah and Gemara on behalf of neshamos everywhere, is no stranger to siyumim...

   
 

TODAY @11:59:59 -Star-K TeleKosher Webinar - Watch Out...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 23 - On June 30, at midnight, one second will be added to the clock. What bearing does this have on Jewish time? Have you ever wondered abo...

   
 

Petition Calls for KRM to Open Branch in Lakewood

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/24/15 | Comments (0)

A group of residents of Lakewood, NJ, have banded together to call for a reasonably-priced supermarket to open in their town. With the planned openings of seve...

   
 

Kidney Donations: A Halachic Update

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 06/24/15 | Comments (0)

This article is written for the Refuah Shleimah of Aryeh Eliezer Ben Gitel and his Wife Sara Devorah Bas Miriam – a remarkable couple undergoing both a ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - June 24 2015 - So What Is T...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 06/24/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 24, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - So What Is The Proper Way To Dispose Of Unwanted Bread? ...

   
 

Agudath Israel of Maryland Statement on Governor Hogan&...

Article by Rabbi Ariel Sadwin, Mid-Atlant... | Published 06/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, Md - June 24, 2015 - As Marylanders absorb the unfortunate announcement delivered yesterday by Governor Larry Hogan, Agudath Israel of Maryland and t...

   
 

Autopsy Of Freddie Gray Shows 'High-energy' B...

Article by Justin Fenton | Published 06/23/15 | Comments (0)

Freddie Gray suffered a single "high-energy injury" — like those seen in shallow-water diving incidents — most likely caused when the police van i...

   
 

Code Red Declared In Baltimore For Tuesday

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/23/15 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Code Red heat advisory has been issued for Baltimore Tuesday. According to the Baltimore City Health Department, the heat index is ex...

   
 

There is Still Room for Smaller Grocery Stores in Koshe...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/23/15 | Comments (0)

New York – Ever wonder how the small kosher grocery stores are faring, particularly in light of the rapidly expanding kosher supermarkets? Very...

   
 

Yeshiva Gedolah Ohr HaTorah Celebrates Its 2nd Siyum Ha...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 06/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 23, 2015 - Excitement and a feeling of accomplishment filled the air as Yeshiva Gedolah Ohr HaTorah celebrated its Siyum Hashanah Sunday ev...

   
 

Judge Assigned In Freddie Gray Case

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/23/15 | Comments (0)

A judge and a trial date has been set for the six Baltimore City Police officers charged in the April death of Freddie Gray, who died from spinal cord injur...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - June 23, 2015 - Feed Human ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 06/23/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 23, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Feed Human Food To Animals? ...

   
 

Bottled Spring Water Recall

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/22/15 | Comments (0)

Niagara Bottling company is voluntary recalling all of its spring water produced in Hamburg, Pennsylvania, and Allentown, Pennsylvania due to concerns over po...

   
 

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Announces He Has Cancer

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/22/15 | Comments (0)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday afternoon that he has an aggressive form of cancer of the lymph nodes. The governor said there is a "ve...

   
 

What's With the Shortage of Kosher Certified Icebe...

Article by BJL Staff Report | Published 06/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 22, 2015 - As many consumers are aware, there has been a shortage of Kosher certified iceberg lettuce on the market over the last few month...

   
 

Tamir Does Baltimore Proud-Again! Special Basketball in...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/22/15 | Comments (0)

The "Jewish Jordan", Tamir Goodman, assisted by devoted Mayanot volunteers, proved just how holy sports can be at the South Jerusalem Friendship Cir...

   
 

Updated as June 22, 11:50 AM -BDE: Mr. Seymour (Sy) Bar...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 21, 2015 - It is with deep regret that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of Mr. Seymour (Sy) Barer, a'h, hu...

   
 

FBI Restarts its Child ID App Program

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 22, 2015 - The FBI is announcing a reboot of its popular Child ID App, which provides parents with an easy way to electronically store thei...

   
 

Leaving Early from a Chasunah

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 06/22/15 | Comments (0)

You left work early. You showered and got dressed in record time. You arrived at the wedding fifteen minutes before the Chuppah was called. You danced at t...

   
 

Begins Tonight: "The Meaning of the Amidah": ...

Article by BJLife/David Marwick | Published 06/22/15 | Comments (0)

Silver Spring, MD - June 18, 2015 - On Monday, June 22, Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum, Rav of Silver Spring’s Young Israel Shomrai Emunah, is scheduled to begin a...

   
 

Thousands Of MD Students Impacted By SAT Error

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/22/15 | Comments (0)

Roughly 16,000 Maryland high school students have been affected by a printing error on this month's SAT exams. College Board officials say the misprint er...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - June 22, 2015 - Do What Wit...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 06/22/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June , 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Do What With My Eyes During Kedusha? ...

   
 

UPDATED as June 21, 10:07 PM: BDE: Mrs. Sheila Katz, Z&...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 06/21/15 | Comments (0)

UPDATED: June 21, 2015 - There will be an additional Mincha minyan on Tuesday at 2:00 PM so that Elly Katz may return and continue the shiva in Far Rockaway. &n...

   
 

Egg Shortage Cutting Into Restaurant Profits, Menu Item...

Article by AP | Published 06/21/15 | Comments (0)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Those who like to indulge in a good omelette or quiche at the local cafe should prepare to pay a little more – if it’s even on ...

   
 

With Nearly 225,000 Items, Kashrut.com Reaches Mileston...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/21/15 | Comments (0)

Sharon, MA – It has become commonplace for certifying rabbis and agencies to urge consumers to “see something, say something” when it comes ...

   
 

Baltimore's Deafblind Shabbaton is Chicken Soup fo...

Article by Yael Zelinger | Published 06/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 19, 2015 - When 80 people get together to voluntarily offer their time and energy to a select group of 18 Jewish Deafblind individuals, the...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - June 21, 2015 - Can't ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 06/21/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 21, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Can't Hang My Lunchbox On A Hook?  ...

   
 

This Is The Way We Wash Our Hands

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 06/21/15 | Comments (0)

 Question #1: Cup after restroom? “Do I need to use a cup when I wash upon leaving the restroom?” Question #2: Netilah review “Could y...

   
 

Shomrim Reports: Friday, June 19, 2015

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/20/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 19, 2015 - If you see something - even if it is in the middle of the night - CALL US @ 410.358.9999. When someone is seen trying car doors ...

   
 

Great Successes In Northwest Baltimore Communities (Vid...

Article by BJLife/Rochelle Eisenberg | Published 06/19/15 | Comments (0)

CHAI Highlights Programs at Annual Meeting Baltimore, MD - June 19, 2015 - CHAI ended one of its most successful years ever, highlighting its many accomplishm...

   
 

Flash Flood Watch Issued From Motzaei Shabbos Through S...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/19/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 19, 2015 - The National Weather Service in Sterling, Virginia has issued a flash flood watch for portions of Maryland and  the Distric...

   
 

Watch: Lubavitcher Rebbe's Secretary Interviewed B...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/19/15 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, who served as the Rebbe's secretary and is the Chairman of Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch - the educational arm of Chabad-Lubavitch...

   
 

Thoughtless Jewish Jeers

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 06/19/15 | Comments (0)

I’m trying to understand the sort of mindlessness that expressed itself in the jeering at Treasury Secretary Jacob (“Jack”) Lew by some Jews...

   
 

Parshas Korach - Recognize Your Gifts

Article by Noah Abramowitz | Published 06/19/15 | Comments (0)

There is an ongoing debate throughout the works of the Jewish philosophers as to the nature of the Jew. According to some philosophers, there is inherent g...

   
 

BDE: Mr. Yisrael (Eugene) Baskin, a'h

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/19/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 19, 2015 - It is with deep regret that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of  Yisrael Baskin, a'h, husb...

   
 

Parshas Korach - Staff Meeting

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 06/19/15 | Comments (0)

After the episode of Korach, B'nei Yisrael continue to challenge Moshe and Aharon's authority. After yet another plague strikes B'nei Yisrael, Mo...

   
 

Parshas Korach - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/19/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas Korach - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Pirkei Avos - Perek 4 Baltimore, MD - June 19 -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Korach Today:  &...

   
 

Mayor Rawlings-Blake To Make History This Weekend

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/19/15 | Comments (0)

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will make history in San Francisco this weekend. Baltimore's mayor will be sworn in as president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors...

   
 

Be'ohalei Ha'avos On Pirkei Avos 4

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski | Published 06/19/15 | Comments (0)

"Rabbi Masya son of Cheresh used to say: be first in greeting         every man. Be a tail among lions rather than a he...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - June 19, 2015 - Allowed To...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 06/19/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 19, 2015  - Daily Dvar Halacha -  Allowed To Put Cucumber Slices On Eyes To Avoid Sunburn? ...

   
 

TA Holds 69th High School Graduation (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife/Gobbie Cohn | Published 06/19/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 18, 2015 -  As I pulled up to attend my 11th TA graduation, the T.A. Seniors were huddled together outside the T.A. building ready to ...

   
 

Ohr Chadash Academy Sends Off Their Students For The Su...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 06/18/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 18, 2015 - The students at Ohr Chadash enjoyed their last day school before the summer on Wednesday, June 17.  Parents were invited to...

   
 

Audio: Simcha Leiner's Newest Compostion - Lecha D...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/18/15 | Comments (0)

Simcha Leiner's newest compostion: Lecha Dodi ...

   
 

Tens Of Thousands Expected At The Lubavitcher Rebbe Res...

Article by Chabad.org | Published 06/18/15 | Comments (0)

Queens, NY - More than 50,000 people from around the world are expected to gather later this week at the Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens, N.Y., to mark the ...

   
 

Photos from Pirchei Agudath Israel Shas Awards Presenta...

Article by Agudath Israel of America | Published 06/18/15 | Comments (0)

The Pirchei Agudas Yisroel of America  Annual Shas Awards Presentation was held this past Sunday at Agudas Yisroel of Madison. Over 30 boys were awarded sh...

   
 

Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) Responds to Emanuel...

Article by RCA | Published 06/18/15 | Comments (0)

The following letter was sent today to the Emanuel AME Church by the Rabbinical Council of America, the largest association of orthodox rabbis.  Emanuel A...

   
 

Hatzalah Of Baltimore Visits Kindergarten at Ohr Chadas...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/18/15 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 18, 2015 - The Kindergarten class at Ohr Chadash Academy (OCA) received a special visit from Hatzalah of Baltimore (410.358.0000) this week...

   
 

Insights Into Halacha: Birkas Kohanim and You

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yehuda Spitz | Published 06/18/15 | Comments (0)

Parshas Korach depicts the terrible tragedy that occurred when members of Bnei Levi caused a machlokes shelo l'sheim Shomayaim. However, this week's a...