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Parshas Lech Lecha - Walking Ahead

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 10/31/14 | 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 Lech Lecha - Reflections on Home and Travel

Article by Avraham Cohen | Published 10/31/14 | Comments (0)

Baruch Hashem it is now a little over a week since my wife and I have returned from our extended visit to Eretz Yisrael, where we joined in the celebration of a...

   
 

Time to Turn Back the Hands of Time on Motzaei Shabbos

Article by BJL Staff | Published 10/31/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 31 - Aaaaah, the opportunity for an an extra hour of sleep! That's what is about to happen on Motzaei Shabbos at 2:00 AM when we say g...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 31 - It's The Lit...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 10/31/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 31 - Daily Dvar Halacha - It's The Little Things... ...

   
 

Baltimore Remembers R' Avraham Rice, Zt'l On ...

Article by BJLife/Alexander Weil | Published 10/31/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct 29 2014/ Wed., 5 Cheshvan 5775– In several locations around the city, Baltimore’s rabbonim, yeshiva bochurim and community membe...

   
 

Maryland's Gubernatorial Candidates Appeal to Vaa...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 10/31/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 30 - With only a few days left until their long-awaited election, the two hopefuls for Maryland’s top elected position came to presen...

   
 

Parshas Lech Lecha - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/31/14 | Comments (0)

Parshas Lech Lecha - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Oct. 31  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Lech Lecha Today: 7 MarCheshvan C...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink Oct. 31, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/31/14 | Comments (0)

IT Roles (Baltimore, MD) [ChriHod]IT Recruiter is seeking .NET Developers, Java Developers., an SQL Server Developer and a Systems Engineer who has strong Power...

   
 

Parshas Lech Lecha: The Real Test

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 10/31/14 | Comments (0)

A Weekly Shtikle Mazal Tov to my cousin Menachem Seliger of London on his marriage to Malkah Levinson of Manchester today. Mazal Tov to the ganse...

   
 

Baltimore's Shabbos Project Havdalah Unity Concert...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 10/30/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 29 - The culmination of Baltimore's Shabbos Project took place in the JCC as more than  400 people--from across the Jewish spectr...

   
 

Baltimore's Yeshiva Gedolah Ohr HaTorah Celebrates...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 10/30/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 30 - As a new star in the galaxy of Baltimore Yeshivos, Yeshiva Gedola Ohr HaTorah opened its doors a year ago with 15 talmidim, promoting ...

   
 

Parshas Lech Lecha - Walking Into The Wilderness

Article by Rabbi Yaacov Haber | Published 10/30/14 | Comments (0)

Were you ever called upon to walk into the unknown; to step into the wilderness for something you believe in? Were you ever asked to take a risk in order to be...

   
 

Geshem or Gashem?!

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yehuda Spitz | Published 10/30/14 | Comments (0)

On Shmini Atzeres, as per the Mishna’s instruction[1] and codified by the Shulchan Aruch[2], world Jewry started reciting “Gevuros Geshamim B’...

   
 

Police Warning Residents to Beware of Deception Burglar...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/30/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore County Police detectives are investigating crimes committed against some of the most vulnerable members of our communities: the elderly. Since early ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 30 - Switch Utensils F...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 10/30/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 30 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Switch Utensils From Meat To Dairy? ...

   
 

The International Shabbos Project: How Baltimore Kept i...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD--October 29--Now that the flour dust from last Thursday’s International Shabbos Project’s Challah Bake has settled, let’s go aro...

   
 

Major East Coast Storm To Develop Bringing High Winds &...

Article by Mike Masco | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE - A major storm system will develop along the Mid-Atlantic coastline Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning. The storm will bring abnormally cold a...

   
 

Deadline Tomorrow, OCt. 30: Limited Time To Apply For S...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

Dear Friends, We have nine days in October to help friends and families we know who cannot afford the decent housing they deserve. Click here and here after r...

   
 

Noon Today - KOSHER: It's Just Not About Milk And ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 28 - Join STAR-K’s next Telekosher Conference on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, NOON ET to learn more about STAR-K’s out of the b...

   
 

Free Program: ADHD and Its Impact on the Whole Family

Article by BJLife/Dr. Aviva Weisbord | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

It’s well known that individuals with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) are often the most creative and innovative people in their communities. Richard Bra...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 29 - Should I Wear Tsi...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 29 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Should I Wear Tsitsis When I Exercise And Get Sweaty? ...

   
 

Senior PA Official Gets His VIP Certificate Revoked Aft...

Article by Elior Levy | Published 10/28/14 | Comments (0)

Sanction of PA official Adnan Damiri inhibits movement in between checkpoints, prevents entry to Israeli territory. Despite the tightening of  security c...

   
 

A Shemittah Glossary

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 10/28/14 | Comments (0)

Question #1: Shemittah or shevi’is? “What is the difference between shemittah and shevi’is?” Question #2: Sefichin “What are se...

   
 

Is Swift the Way to Go?

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganof... | Published 10/28/14 | Comments (0)

Question: The Early Birds Avraham and Sorah Adler* are celebrating the bris of their firstborn son! Avraham knows that one should perform a bris as early in th...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 28 - Uncovered Waters ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 10/28/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 28 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Uncovered Waters Are Forbidden? ...

   
 

New Gonzales Poll Shows Hogan 2 Points Behind Brown

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

A poll set to be released tomorrow says the race for governor here in Maryland is neck-and-neck. The Gonzales Research Poll shows a 2-point difference between ...

   
 

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Larry Hogan Meets &a...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 27 - Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Larry Hogan, along with his running mate  Boyd Rutherford stopped by Goldbergs Bagels in Pikes...

   
 

'Calibration Issue' Pops Up On Maryland Votin...

Article by Kenric Ward | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

Voting machines that switch Republican votes to Democrats are being reported in Maryland. “When I first selected my candidate on the electronic machine, ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 27 - An Amazing Story!...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 27 - Daily Dvar Halacha -  An Amazing Story! ...

   
 

'The Great Challah Bake' Ushers in Historic R...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 26 - Marci Oberfeld, of Owings Mills, heard about it from a Baltimore County Public School colleague who sent her an email about it; yet an...

   
 

Winter High

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

The wishes of “git vinter!” customary in some communities after Shemini Atzeres might put some people in mind of fall’s end weeks hence, and g...

   
 

The Great SENIOR Challah Bake (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/26/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 26 - Since it would be too challenging for the lovely residents - original challah bakers!- of Peregrine's Landing at Tudor Heights to...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 26 - What If Shabbos C...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 10/26/14 | Comments (0)

  Baltimore, MD - Oct.26 - Daily Dvar Halacha - - What If Shabbos Candles Blow Out? ...

   
 

Tonight's Concert at JCC Concludes The Shabbos Pro...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/25/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 25 - 1000's of Jews worldwide made a special effort to make this Shabbos special.  Tonight the Shabbos Project concludes with a ...

   
 

Sunday: Holland Tunnel Into New Jersey To Close For Dri...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/25/14 | Comments (0)

JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Motorists heading to New Jersey will not be able to use the Holland Tunnel early Sunday. The westbound lanes will be closed between midn...

   
 

Thank You, Rivka Malka! Challah Bake Rises to the Occas...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 24 -  BaltimoreJewishLife.com will have complete coverage of The Shabbos Project's Challah Bake next week with an amazing photo e...

   
 

Meet Republican Candidate for Governor Larry Hogan at G...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 24 - Please stop by Goldbergs Bagels THIS SUNDAY, October 26th from 9-10:15 AM to meet Republican Gubernatorial  Candidate Larry Hogan...

   
 

Get Out the Vote; Early Voting Includes This Sunday

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

It is of the utmost importance for our community to come out and vote in each and every election. When we vote, we are rightly seen as an engaged and involved c...

   
 

Parshas Noach & MarCheshvan- The All Or Nothing Phe...

Article by R' Shaya Gross, z'l | Published 10/24/14 | 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 Noach - Shabbos Rosh Chodesh - Baltimore Zmanim...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

Parshas Noach - Shabbos Rosh Chodesh - Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD - Oct. 24  -   Eruv is Up! Parshas:  Noach Today: 30 ...

   
 

Lev Shlomo Is All Set To Keep It Together! (Photo Essay...

Article by BJLife/Hallel Newman | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 24 - Driving down Park Heights, where it meets Seven Mile, I saw an enormous tent that definitely wasn't there yesterday. Impulsively,...

   
 

Baltimore County Unemployment Rate Dips to 5.8%

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

September rate lower than U.S. and Maryland rates Towson, MD   Baltimore County’s unemployment rate dipped to 5.8% in September, dropping from...

   
 

Parshas Noach - What Makes A Forefather?

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

This past Wednesday, 28th of Tishrei, was the yahrtzeit of my dear friend, Daniel Scarowsky, a"h. This week's shtikle is dedicated leiluy nishmaso, Daniel ...

   
 

One Million Estimated to Participate in The Shabbos Pro...

Article by Simon Apfel | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

As the sun dips below the horizon on October 24, an estimated one million people worldwide will be participating in this extraordinary initiative. Paula Abdu...

   
 

Weekly Featured Jobs from Joblink Oct. 24, 2014

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

Office Administrator (Columbia, MD) [MiOst]The Jewish Federation of Howard County (JFHC) is a community building organization which creates and implements a str...

   
 

Parshas Noach - 'These Are The Flood Waters Of No...

Article by Rabbi Yaacov Haber | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

“These Are The Flood Waters Of Noah!” Isaiah 54;9 Noah said to Moshe: ‘I’m greater than you; I was saved from the generation of the...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 24 - What is Behab and...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

  Baltimore, MD - Oct.24  - Daily Dvar Halacha - What is Behab and is it this Monday? ...

   
 

Ohr Chadash Academy Holds First Student Elections (Phot...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 23 - Ohr Chadash Academy held its first Presidential Election for Student Government on October 21. After already being voted for class rep...

   
 

A Single New Address for all Business Brokerage, Ventur...

Article by Shimmy Blum | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

The Business Brokerage and Investments Center (BBI), a division of Parnassah Network, is on a roll, earning its place as the global Orthodox community’s a...

   
 

Several Black Witnesses Largely Back Up Officer's ...

Article by Ryan J. Reilly | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

Over a half-dozen black witnesses who have testified before a grand jury deciding whether to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown have provided ...

   
 

Pawnshops, eBay, and Halacha

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

There is a law in New York City that all pawnshops have to keep a log of all used items that they have purchased, along with a copy of the identification of t...

   
 

Parshas Noach - Ticket to Ride

Article by Rabbi Zvi Teichman | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

It’s hard to believe that we are already beyond the Yomim Tovim. We were uplifted during Rosh Hashana, inspired on Yom Kippur, joyously celebrated the da...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 23 - Light One Shabbos...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 23 - Daily Dvar Halacha -  Light One Shabbos Candle From Another? ...

   
 

Noach - A Human Faith

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

A priest and a pastor from the nearby parishes stood along the side of the roadway, holding up a sign that reads, “The end is near!  Turn around befo...

   
 

Beyond Nature (Noach, Covenant & Conversation 5775 ...

Article by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

Are we naturally good or naturally bad? On this great minds have argued for centuries. Hobbes believed that we have naturally “a perpetual and restless ...

   
 

Watch: 24 Hours To Go Until The Great Challah Bake- Bra...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

 Get Ready! Braiding a 6 Braid and 4 Braid Challah with Rivka Malka ...

   
 

The Frum Tax: How Religious Americans Pay Extra For Pub...

Article by David Benkof | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

Last week, Rand Paul unveiled a three-pronged proposal to help Republicans reach African-American voters: criminal justice reform, economic empowerment, and s...

   
 

Road Closures and Detours for Komen Race for the Cure

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore County is host once again for the 22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure. On Sunday, October 26, runners from around the state will mee...

   
 

The Six Types of Readers of Halacha Articles

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

“I was just at my daughter’s house in Lakewood, and it seems that no one there is eating ______ without first _____ _______ ________.” &ld...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 22 - On Yom Tov Can Yo...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 22 - Daily Dvar Halacha - On Yom Tov Can You Extinguish The Match That Lit Candles? ...

   
 

Can Homeless People Move Into Baltimore's Abandone...

Article by Alana Semuels | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

Jeremiah, who is 28 and used to work in landscaping, didn’t have anywhere to live during the frigid cold of last winter. So one night, when the shelters o...

   
 

The Story Of Noach Speaks To Our Times - Especially Thi...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Elchonon Oberstei... | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

Learning Parshas Noach with Rashi always brings back memories. The Mashgiach Ruchani of Ner Yisroel, Rav Dovid Kronglass, zatzal, gave a shmooze (lecture) on th...

   
 

44 Hours to The Shabbos Project's Great Big Challa...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 21 - In just a few short days, thousands of women all around the world will UNITE in a massive Challah Bake! Here in Baltimore, on October...

   
 

Abuse Survivors; Please Do Not Suffer Alone

Article by Dr. Benzion Twerski and Rabbi ... | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

In recent days, reports have circulated in the media and on the Internet about the tragic early passing of yet another young man in our community. Those reports...

   
 

Rulings of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, ZT'L

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

One of our most revered and venerable Torah sages of this last century was Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach zatzal, of Jerusalem, Israel. Members of the Torah comm...

   
 

New Elder Abuse Initiative in Northwest Baltimore

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 21 - As our parents age and begin to face medical issues, caregivers, paid and family members, often become an important part of their live...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 21 - Extinguish Match ...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 21 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Extinguish Match After Lighting Shabbos Candles? ...

   
 

UPDATED as of Oct. 21 8:38 AM -BREAKING: B'H - FOU...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

UPDATED: Baltimore, MD - Oct. 21 - 8:38 AM - The investigation into this incident has indicated that Rachel Elizabeth Morrison had gone to a home outside of Wes...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 20 - What If I Remembe...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 20 - Daily Dvar Halacha - What If I Remembered Mashiv Haruach Right AFTER I Concluded The Bracha? ...

   
 

Obama Stumps for Lt. Gov Anthony Brown, People Leave Ea...

Article by Jeff Mason | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, bu...

   
 

Shmos: Shnayim Mikra V'Echad Targum - Reviewing th...

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

Sukkos is over, and Bereishis has begun once agin. It is time to take seriously the Mitzvah – the obligation rather, of doing the weekly Torah portion wi...

   
 

Complete Transcript: Rabbi Avi Weiss 'Stepping Bac...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

To my beloved congregants, I penned this open letter a few days before Shmini Atzeret. It represents the culmination of much thinking, reflection, and co...

   
 

BDE: Mr. Ronald (Danny) Krigsman, z'l

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 19 - BaltimoreJewishLife.com regrets to notify the community of the petirah of Mr. Ronald (Danny) Krigsman, z'l, father of Rabbi Tzvi ...

   
 

Baltimore Community-Wide Simchas Bais HaShoaiva (Videos...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 10/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 12  -  2nd day Chol HaMoaid Succos 5775 - Last night, Motzaei Shabbos Chol HaMoaid Succos, the Baltimore community turned out en ...

   
 

Watch: Simchas Bais HaShoaiva 5775 of the Yeshiva at Ba...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 10/19/14 | Comments (0)

Batimore, MD - Oct. 18 - Simchas Bais HaShoaiva of the Yeshiva at Baltimore's Yeshiva Ner Yisrael from Motzael Shabbos Chol HaMoaid, Oct. 11, 2014  ...

   
 

Hoshana Rabbah Davening at The Agudah PH & Bnai Jac...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 10/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 19 - Hoshana Rabbah this year brought an unexpected, but, very welcome "guest" to the Agudah Park Heights, as the Rosh HaYeshiva, HaRav Aha...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 19 - Is There A Makeu...

Article by Rabbi Yitzchok Dinovitzer | Published 10/19/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 19 - Daily Dvar Halacha -  Is There A Makeup For Missing Mashiv Haruach?  ...

   
 

Lail Hoshana Rabbah Around the Baltimore Community (Vid...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 10/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 18 - Sukkos 5775 fell out in such a way that many Simchas Bais HaShoaivos had to be held on Lail Hoshana Rabbah. These include:  Rabbi...

   
 

BDE: Mrs. Kitty Field, z'l

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 18 - BaltimoreJewishLife.com regrets to inform the community of the petirah of Mrs. Kitty field, z'l, mother of Rabbi Binyamin Field a...

   
 

Sunday: HaRav Hershel Schachter, shlita, to Deliver Shi...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 18 - This Sunday morning, Oct. 19, at 9:30 AM, Harav Herhsel Schachter, shlita, will deliver a shiur  on Eilu v'elu Divrei E...

   
 

A Picture of Chesed - Lakewood-Style

Article by Mark Oppenheimer | Published 10/18/14 | Comments (0)

Once a year, Elimelech Ehrlich travels from Jerusalem to Lakewood, N.J., with a cash box and a wireless credit-card machine. During the three weeks he typical...

   
 

Changes Begin As Maryland Prepares For New Governor

Article by Max Bennett, Capital News Serv... | Published 10/18/14 | Comments (0)

Electing a new Maryland governor requires a lot of changes throughout the state. A new Maryland governor is on his way into office and the signs they are a-cha...

   
 

Watch: Simchas Bais HaShoaiva 5775 of the Mechinah at B...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/18/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD- Oct. 18 - Simchas Bais HaShoaiva 5775 of the Mechinah at Baltimore's Yeshiva Ner Yisrael Photo Credit: Eli Greengart    &nb...

   
 

Parshas Bereishis - You Should Be Blessed

Article by R' Eliezer Bulka | Published 10/15/14 | Comments (0)

A number of times throughout the gemara and in later seforim as well, with regards to a chumrah, we find the term tavo alav berachah, a blessing shall be bestow...

   
 

Heavy Storms Cause Power Outages; Flood Watch Through 8...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/15/14 | Comments (0)

As of 4:20 p.m., BGE reported more than 400 customers had lost power, most were in Baltimore County. A line of heavy storms moved through the area this afterno...

   
 

Hoshana Rabbah 5775 - Netz Minyan at The Churva Shul (V...

Article by BJLife/Dr. Michael Elman | Published 10/15/14 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - Oct. 15 - Hoshana Rabbah 5775 at The Churva Synagogue in the Old City. Photos and Video Credit: Dr. Michael Elman    &nbs...

   
 

Eruv Tavshilin to be Made Today Erev Yom Tov, Wednesday...

Article by Star-K/Rabbi Tzvi Rosen, Kashr... | Published 10/15/14 | Comments (0)

A fundamental difference between Yom Tov observance and Shabbos observance is the allowance of ochel nefesh, food preparation on Yom Tov. “...

   
 

Watch: New Square Simchas Beis Hashoeva (Video)

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

New Square Simchas Beis Hashoeva ...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 15 - 101 Times!

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

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 15 - Daily Dvar Halacha - 101 Times! ...

   
 

Star-K Alert: 2nd Alert on GE Ovens & Ranges - Temp...

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

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 14 - For those consumers who had unexpected GE oven shutdowns over the last two holidays, here is a workaround to avoid this problem:Enter ...

   
 

Note from Rabbi Hauer to His Kehilla About The Shabbos ...

Article by Rabbi Moshe Hauer | Published 10/14/14 | Comments (0)

Dear Friends: I hope this note finds you well and enjoying this beautiful Chag.  Forgive me for intruding upon your Chag at this time, but time is of the ...

   
 

IMPORTANT REMINDER: Voter Registration Deadline is TODA...

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

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 14 - Just a reminder that today, October 14th at 9 p.m., is the deadline for registering to vote in this November's election. This is ...

   
 

Sukka on Shmini Atzeres?

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Yehuda Spitz | Published 10/14/14 | Comments (0)

Different minhagim come to the forefront this time of year, and growing up spending many a Yom Tov among Jews of all stripes, in various kosher hotels, makes th...

   
 

Video: Daily Dvar Halacha - Oct. 14 - Hit The Arovos On...

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

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 14 - Daily Dvar Halacha - Hit The Arovos On The Ground!? Why? ...

   
 

Did the Kohanim Eat in a Succah?

Article by Rabbi Yoav Elan | Published 10/13/14 | Comments (0)

The Torah gives us a positive commandment to eat and sleep in a succah for seven days, but did this requirement apply to the Kohanim serving in the Temple as&nb...

   
 

MENUCHA's SOLD OUT Concert - Where the Children a...

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 10/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 13 - It is hard to share the stage with the likes of Boruch Levine, Simcha Leiner and the Shira Choir, and not be lost in their shadow. Yet...

   
 

Community Conversations Shares Sukkos With Local Public...

Article by BJLife/Isaac Draiman | Published 10/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 13 - Community Conversations, a project of CHAI, conducted its annual Sukkos Tour with the Cross Country Elementary School’s Fourth G...

   
 

The Chesed at Hopkins Continues with Baruch Levine &...

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 10/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD -  Oct. 13 - Chesed knows no bounds as  fresh off the amazing Menucha Concert last night, superstar singer (and superstar Waterbury Rebb...

   
 

Snapshot of a Shomrim Call

Article by BJL Staff | Published 10/13/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, Md - Oct. 13 - Yesterday morning, Shomrim received a call from a member of our community who came outside and saw an African American male in her ca...