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UPDATED: A Listing of Those SittingShiva Through Chatzo...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/14/14 | Comments (0)

Dr. Esther Hollander is sitting for her mother, z'l - 7012 Wallis Ave Mrs. Kitty Pollak (Mrs. Chavi Barenbaum's mother) for her brother, z'l -...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 14 - Morid Hatol Vsa...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/14/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr.  14 - Daily Dvar Halacha -  Morid Hatol Vsain Brachah And Counting Omer ...

   
 

Important Chometz Burning/Trash Alert for Tomorrow Mor...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 10 - For many years, The Maryland Jockey Club has generously made the Pimlico site available for chometz burning. Barring Moshiach's a...

   
 

Sign Up Now! Email or SMS Alerts Will Make Sure You Don...

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 11 - All too often we don’t make it through the full Sefira because we accidentally missed counting one day. BJL will show the count ...

   
 

Rejoicing at the Presence of the Wicked Son at the Sede...

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Pesach Is About Embracing All Into Jewish Family In the varied depictions, he’s a medieval knight; a dandy in a zoot suit; a boxer with fists held high; ...

   
 

Frescada: The New Maror?

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

New York - While so much of our Pesach observance hinges on the traditions passed down to us by our parents and grandparents, the continuing availability of new...

   
 

Hilchos Bedikas Chametz (Any Time Tonight After 8:33 PM...

Article by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Before performing the bedika, one should clean the house very well, thus making the bedika much easier.[1] It is the custom to wash and clean   e...

   
 

Shomrim Reports - April 13, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 13 - Earlier today, three people were shot dead in a pair of shootings at a Jewish community center and retirement community (Village Shalo...

   
 

BDE: Mrs. Esther Hackerman, a'h

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 13 - BaltimoreJewishLife.com is deeply saddened to inform the community of the petirah of Mrs. Esther Hackerman, a'h,  wife of, y...

   
 

Pesach 5774 - Audio (English) Message from The Tolne Re...

Article by Tolne Rebbe | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Pesach 5774 - Audi (English) Message from The Tolne Rebbe ...

   
 

Pesach 5774 - Leil Seder

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Just this past Sunday, at a family Bar Mitzvah, I heard a very beautiful insight which is perfect for seder night. My cousin, Dr. Yoel Jakobovits, describe...

   
 

FBI Offers Update On Owings Mills Deadly Shooting

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

FBI officials confirm that three special agents were involved in the shooting of a suspect in a drug investigation Friday in Baltimore County. The suspect la...

   
 

Pesach 5774 - Bikur Cholim is Open for Pesach

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 9 - Bikur Cholim of Baltimore is pleased to announce that as of this coming Monday, April 14, 2014, all of their pantries will be Kosher fo...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 13 - Final Thoughts On...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - Apr. 13 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Final Thoughts On Burning The Chametz Within ...

   
 

Warm Weather Crime Prevention Tips

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

Crime Prevention for Homeowners Tips During the Warm Weather Months We generally like to relax during the warmer months of the year, but criminals are never o...

   
 

Pesach (Security) Preparations

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 11 - Amidst all the other preparations coming into the Yom Tov next week, Shomrim would like to remind the community that there are so...

   
 

UPDATED as Apr. 10 - BJL Annual Baltimore Community Pes...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 3 - Once again, BaltimoreJewishLife.com is pleased to bring you the annual Baltimore Community Pesach Guide. This year's guide includ...

   
 

Chopin and Shema Koleinu

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

A few years ago, reporters who were covering weddings of the rich and famous in four Monterrey, Mexico, churches were chagrined to find that they weren’t ...

   
 

To Dream The Impossible Dream

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

 Pesach is a time of memory. My earliest Pesach memory goes back to my early childhood, when I was less than 8 years old. I know that because my grand...

   
 

Parshas Acharei Mos/Shabbos HaGadol - Aderes HaTorah

Article by Rabbi Chaim Zvi Senter / Yeshi... | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

In this week's Parsha, Hashem calls upon Klal Yisroel not to act like the nations of the world. Even though we lived in Mitzrayim and were exposed to ...

   
 

Parshas Acharei Mos/Shabbos HaGadol: These Windows will...

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Once again, the unique configuration of this year's parshios (although identical to that of three years ago) presents us with an interesting them...

   
 

Parshas Acharei Mos/Shabbos HaGadol - Shining Our Souls

Article by Rabbi Yaacov Haber | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

’What good is a lamp in the sunshine!’ Our characters have been marked with Poland, Hungary, Germany, Spain, Amsterdam, Morocco and Turkey. All of...

   
 

Parshas Acharei Mos/Shabbos HaGadol: Baltimore Zmanim ...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Parshas Acharei Mos/Shabbos HaGadol:  Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - April 11  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Acharei...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 11 - Shabbos HaGadol

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 11  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Shabbos HaGadol ...

   
 

Winter's Deep Impact on Parking Lot at Agudah Park...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 10 - After a rough winter whose cold, ice and snow made a very 'deep impact' on the parking lot at the Agudah of Park Heights, th...

   
 

Do We Hear the Silent Cries?

Article by BJLife/Eli W. Schlossberg | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Pesach is a wonderful Yom Tov and we all look forward to a joyous, festive holiday. For many of our neighbors the Yom Tov and the accompanying holiday expenses...

   
 

New App to Lend a Big Hand to Passover Preparations

Article by Menachem Posner | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Preparing for Passover is a family affair, and can be daunting for one and all, no matter how experienced. Whether shopping or schlepping, learning or burning,...

   
 

BJSZ Announces Rabbi Moshe Hauer's Pesach Afternoo...

Article by BJSZ | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 10 - Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion announces Rabbi Moshe Hauer's Pesach Afternoon Lecture Series: Cultivating Greatness - Portraits of ...

   
 

Parshas Acharei Mos - True! How Marvelous was the Kohen...

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

אמת! מה נהדר... היה כהן גדול  , True! How Marvelous was the Kohen Gadol Often during a Jewish leap year the portion of Achare...

   
 

Baltimore City Judges Welcomed by Our Community (Photo ...

Article by BJLife/Michael G. Raimondi and... | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 8 - Local attorney and city resident Isaac Klein hosted a community meeting at his Strathmore Avenue home on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 to p...

   
 

Won't You Be Our Neighbor?

Article by Aryeh Goetz, Director of Neigh... | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - April, 2014 - Northwest Baltimore City, more specifically, the five neighborhoods of the Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. (CHAI) gene...

   
 

Crime in Our Kehillah

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 9 - Have you read the 12 page booklet, “Stopping Crime in our Kehillah”?  It’s available at our local stores an...

   
 

If Your Seder Has Only 4 Questions, You're Skippin...

Article by Miriam & Ephrayim Naiman and C... | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (3)

Reposted by popular request Baltimore, MD - Mar. 13 - Over the past 15 years, we've cataloged various questions (almost 200!) and games we've played ...

   
 

Maryland Gubernatorial Candidates Split on Minimum Wage

Article by Megan Brockett, Capital News S... | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

When Gov. Martin O’Malley claimed a minimum wage increase as his top priority of the 2014 legislative session, his final as governor, he sparke...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 10 - More Laws On The...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - Apr. 10 - Daily Dvar Halacha - More Laws On The Wine For The Seder ...

   
 

Pesach 5774 - Sandwiches: Symbol or Meal?

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 04/09/14 | 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...

   
 

Video: Stuff People Say on Pesach

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

 Stuff People Say on Pesach (Reposted by popular request) ...

   
 

Ocean Conty, NJ - Man In Custody After Targeting Orthod...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Ocean County, NJ - An eighteen year old Lakewood man was arrested and charged with several counts of bias crimes and alarming conduct after attempting to touch ...

   
 

Baltimore Bakes: Bais Amram D'Brid Matza Bakery is...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 8 - The Hagadah states that one should consider that he/she him/herself  went out of Mitzrayim. With that thought in mind, members ...

   
 

Video: TA Memories from 1960; Purim vs Pesach

Article by BaltimoreJewishLife.com/Eli W.... | Published 04/09/14 | 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' ...

   
 

Passwords Vulnerable After Security Flaw Found

Article by Michael Liedtke, AP | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK — Passwords, credit cards and other sensitive data are at risk after security researchers discovered a problem with an encryption technology used...

   
 

Abba D. Poliakoff, 2014 Recipient of the Hanan Y. Sibel...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 8 - Over 200 people, including Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, traveled through rush hour and rain this past Thursday evening...

   
 

Mizmor Lesodah and Pesach

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Question #1: Mizmor Lesodah and Pesach “I recently assumed a position teaching in a small town day school. Before Pesach, I mentioned that we do not...

   
 

Some Johns Hopkins Hospital Employees Strike

Article by Katie Lange | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

SEIU 1199 union says service, maintenance employees make too little BALTIMORE —Employees of Johns Hopkins Hospital have hit the picket line in response t...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 9 - Miscellaneous Sed...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - Apr. 9  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Miscellaneous Seder Laws ...

   
 

Maryland Locations Listed in New Birchas Ilonos Annual ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

The month of Nisan is the time of year to recite the special brochoh on blossoming fruit trees. According to halacha, the brochoh is said on trees that are c...

   
 

Video: Pesach 5774 - Shira Chadasha Boys Choir "Ch...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Nachman Seltzer is proud to present a brand new Shira Chadasha Boys' Choir video in honor of Pesach 2014. The song is called, "Chasal" (חסל). ...

   
 

TSA Preparing for Pesach at Nation's Airports

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Along with thousands of Jewish households, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is getting ready for Pesach. In preparation for the holiday, th...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 8 - Kashering Stove T...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 8  - Daily Dvar Halacha - Kashering Stove Tops ...

   
 

Upcoming Events in Baltimore

Article by The Associated | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 4 - Check out these great events for the whole family sponsored by The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore or Associated a...

   
 

Maryland Lawmakers Decriminalize Marijuana

Article by Erin Cox and Michael Dresser | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Possession of small amounts of marijuana will no longer be a crime in Maryland under a law passed Monday and sent to Gov. Martin O'Malley for his expecte...

   
 

$37 Million Settlement Deal Reached In Midei Stent Case...

Article by Ian Duncan | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

The former owner of St. Joseph Medical Center has agreed to pay out up to $37 million to resolve allegations that cardiologist Mark G. Midei put hundreds of pat...

   
 

Deal Reached as Israeli Breakthrough ALS Treatment Goes...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Last month, BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, an Israeli bio-technology startup announced two major milestones: the company received a patent from the United States...

   
 

REMINDER: With Pesach Cleaning in Full Swing Beware the...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Lakewod, NJ  - Apr. 7 - With Pesach cleaning in high gear and after several incidents last year all are reminded of the dangers of the powerful St. Morit...

   
 

Reb Dovid Werdyger Z'l: A Life Of Simcha And Harmo...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

New York - Days after his death, Chazan Dovid Werdyger is being recalled for his tremendous warmth, his enthusiasm for life, his passion for excellence, his eve...

   
 

Thousands Across the Globe Gather for Siyum Maseches Su...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

The excitement in the air was palpable as the overflow crowd filled the beautiful newly appointed beis haknesses of Congregation Zichron Eliezer in Cincinnat...

   
 

Project Ezra And Chesed Fund Relaunch Jewish Youth Awar...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 7 - Project Ezra and the Chesed Fund recently relaunched a Jewish Youth Award  program that involves  the entire Jewish comm...

   
 

Talimidos of Bais Yaakov & Bnos Yisroel Inspired by...

Article by BJLife/Adina Edelman, BY 10th ... | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 7 - As a frum Bais Yaakov girl, it is hard for me to fully understand what it was like for Soviet Jews some four or five decades back....

   
 

Why Didn't Dasan and Aviram Die in Egypt?

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

In regard to the approaching Mitzvah of Sippur Yetzias Mitzrayim, a young student from Florida posed the following question to her teacher. The Torah tells us...

   
 

Session 2014: Lawmakers To Finalize Minimum Wage, Marij...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

The 90-day session of the Maryland General Assembly ends at midnight tonight. Both the House and Senate will convene at 11 a.m. There will be periodic breaks ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 7 - The Search for Ch...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - Apr. 7 - Daily Dvar Halacha - The Search for Chametz ...

   
 

Yom Ha'atzmaut 5774 at OCA

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 6 - In honor of Israel's 66th birthday, Ohr Chadash Academy will celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut with its annual community event on...

   
 

Going Away and the Chometz Sale

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

It is a little known debate in Halacha, but one that affects the practices of tens if not hundreds of thousands of religious Jews each year. Each year, airpo...

   
 

Matzah Baking Photos

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 6 -  Matzah baking is taking place all around the world from Baltimore (yes, we do have Matzah baking facilities here), to Bnei Braq a...

   
 

Rabbi Yakov Horowitz of Project YES Announces Yiddish P...

Article by Rabbi Yakov Horowitz | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

"Zei Gezunt!" the Yiddish version of our best-selling "Let's Stay Safe!" child safety/abuse prevention book is on its way to us from the printer and w...

   
 

Kashering Kailim for Pesach (Photo Essay & Video) T...

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 6 - Reposted from last Pesach - Click here for information on Baltimore's Pesach 5774 in Baltimore. Baltimore, MD - Mar. 27 -  ...

   
 

Pearlstone Adds to Their Farm

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/05/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 5 - The grounds at The Pearlstone Center in Reisterstown, MD, function as an educational farm featuring a diverse array of both annual and...

   
 

STAR-K: The Most Important One-Page (2-Sided) of Pesac...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/05/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apri. 5 - Click here to view and print the STAR-K's one-page (2-sided) page of Pesach products that do not require additional hashgacha for...

   
 

Pesach 5774 - Achieving a Harmonious and Meaningful Fam...

Article by Rabbi Chaim Morgenstern | Published 04/05/14 | Comments (0)

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If You Want To See G-D, Go To Shuk Machaneh Yehudah! A...

Article by Sholom Gold | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Shalom Gold penned the following letter and sent it to the Hamodia newspaper for publication. They did not print it. To the Editor, Hamodia There is wh...

   
 

This Year A Double Header: 1st Night of Passover At Ch...

Article by BJLife/Stanly Fishkind | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

 First Question: When is Chatsos on the first night of Passover? Answer: It could be either be 1:07 AM (based on Sunrise/set) or 1:01 AM (based on Moonris...

   
 

Minimum Wage Hike to $10.10 by 2018 Wins Preliminary Se...

Article by Deb Belt | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

The Maryland Senate and House must still reconcile their versions of minimum wage bills before the General Assembly ends Monday. Legislation that would raise t...

   
 

Baltimore County SHA Planned Weekend Lane Closures

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore County • Inner loop I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) ramp to MD 144 (Fredrick Road) – Bridge replacement – Temporary ramp closure. &n...

   
 

Defining Orthodoxy Down

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Had someone back, say, in the 1960s had both the foresight to trademark the word “Orthodox” and no compunctions about licensing it, he’d be a ...

   
 

Parshas Metzora - Who is the Real Baal Ha"Boss&quo...

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

 “A plague upon ‘one’ of your houses!” The plague that most defined the contrast between the houses of the Egyptians and the Jews ...

   
 

Community Conversation Develops Strong Communal Relatio...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 3 - On the evening of April 1, 2014, the Community Conversations Leadership Team hosted the Girls’ Photography Project. In an effort ...

   
 

Star-K Kashrus Alert- Five Reasons Why Everyone Needs a...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

  Historical Pesach Medicine Lists Before and during Pesach the phones at Kashrus agencies are typically ringing off the hook with Shailos rega...

   
 

10 Most Common Questions Sephardim are asking STAR-S th...

Article by Star-K/Margie Pensak | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 4 - 10 Most Common Questions Sephardim are asking STAR-S this Pesach  1. Which rice can I buy for Passover? We have certified...

   
 

Star-K Kashrus Alert - Royal Caterers, Crest Hollow Cou...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 4 - Effective April 1, 2014, Royal Caterers of Fresh Meadows, NY is no longer certified by STAR-K Kosher Certification. This includes ...

   
 

Parshas Metzora: Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Parshas Metzora:  Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - April 4  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Metzora Today: 4 Nissan 5774 &nb...

   
 

Legislation Nullifies Maryland Court's Ruling on D...

Article by Nick Munson, Capital News Serv... | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Since 2012 in Maryland following a Court of Appeals ruling, dog bites by pit bulls could bring harsher penalties on landlords, owners and the dogs themselves ...

   
 

BDE: Reb Aryeh Leib Steinmetz, z'l

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 4 - BaltimoreJewishLife.com regrets to inform the community of the petirah of Reb Aryeh Leib Steinmetz, z'l, father of Mrs. Malke Schu...

   
 

Parshas Metzora - Sacrifice Yourself!

Article by Rabbi Moshe Meiselman, Rosh Ye... | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

During these weeks, we have been reading the parshiyos of the korbonos The idea of Mishkan and Mikdosh is intertwined with the concepts of korbonos. The Rambam...

   
 

UPDATED: BDE - Rabbi Michoel Kramer, z'l (Shiva in...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 3 - BaltimoreJewishLife.com regrets to inform you of the petira of Rabbi Michoel Kramer, z'l. His daughters,  Mrs. Chaya Miriam ...

   
 

An Aliyah Diary, Episode #166: What I'm Reading

Article by Susan Leibtag | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

OK, first of all, I am not saying I'm proud of this, but it is a fact.  I love reading women's magazines, like Good Housekeeping, Women's ...

   
 

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

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yehuda Spitz | Published 04/04/14 | 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 observa...

   
 

Parshas Metzora - Diagnosing Tzoraas

Article by Rabbi Yaacov Haber | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

In this week’s parsha we learn about the diagnosis and treatment of “tzoraas” (a leprous disease, which one would suffer because of some moral...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Apr. 3/4 - Found Chometz O...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr.  3/4 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Found Chometz On Pesach And The Non Jew Owns It!          &n...

   
 

Bittersweet Crumbs In the Bencher Drawer

Article by BJLife/Sharmaine Palmer | Published 04/03/14 | Comments (0)

 It is late at night. The kids are in bed and my husband is at his shiur. I call an old roommate, as I have heard some troubling news. She answers and we s...

   
 

BDE: Rabbi Chaim Friedman, z'l (UPDATED)

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/03/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - BaltimoreJewishLife.com rerets to inform you of the petirah of Rabbi Chaim Friedman, z'l. His son, Eli Friedman, will be returning to Balti...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/03/14 | Comments (0)

Upcoming Job FairsBaltimore Diversity Job FairThursday, April 10, 2014 - 10:00 to 2:00The Westin Baltimore Washington Airport Hotel1110 Old Elkridge Landing Roa...

   
 

Officials To Drivers: Slow Down Around Work Zones

Article by Rob Roblin | Published 04/03/14 | Comments (0)

Construction workers hit by cars killed on highways BALTIMORE —State highway officials are spreading a message about roadside safety as a result of cons...

   
 

Baltimore City To Spend $30 Million On New Police Cars,...

Article by Luke Broadwater | Published 04/03/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore officials are set to approve spending nearly $30 million to replace 338 aging vehicles, including firetrucks and police cruisers. "When you have poli...

   
 

Video: 'Vehi Sheamda' - SA Chief Rabbi's...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

The miraculous sweep of Jewish destiny from the Exodus to nuclear Iran -- and what it means today. Now with subtitles in Hebrew, French, Spanish and Russian ...

   
 

Parshas Metzora: Parsha Pearls - Heavenly Messages

Article by Rabbi Chaim Morgenstern | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

“When you will go into the Land of Canaan…and I will place a nega tzara'as on a house in the land of your inheritance” (14:34) The avei...

   
 

Average Maryland Teacher Sees Drop in Salary

Article by Ethan Barton, Capital News Ser... | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

The average salary for Maryland teachers has decreased since 2009, despite an intensified workload from the hastily implemented Common Core State Standards. S...

   
 

Parshas Metzora: Learn The Lesson! (L'zacher Nishm...

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Today, 2 Nissan is the Yahrtzeit of my Bubbie. This week's shtikle is dedicate le'iluy nishmasah, Yehudis bas Reuven Pinchas. Parshas Tazria covers m...

   
 

BDE: Chazzan Alter Dovid Yitzchok (David) Werdyger, zt&...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Chazzan ALter Dovid Yitzchok (David) Werdyger zt”l. Born on October 30, 1919 in Poland, Reb Duvid ...

   
 

Maalot Baltimore Students Gain Immense Chizuk From Form...

Article by Maalot Staff | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 2 - MAALOT Baltimore had the privilege of hearing from Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich, a Jewish refusenik from the Soviet Union. “I was so i...