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Baltimore, MD - Are you nervous about Kashering for Pesach; unsure you will get it done properly? Are you afraid the water will ruin your cabinets and create a mess in your kitchen? Are you moving into a new house and need the kitchen kashered; stress-free? Click here: https://t.ly/v57WNFor the last six years, The Kashering Konnection, has been servicing the Baltimore and DC communities. Coordinated through Star-K Kashrus Administrator Rabbi Sholom Tendler, professional Mashgichim are available to come to your home and ensure an easy, mess-free and 100% properly-done Kashering of your kitchen ...
Tens of thousands of AT&T customers have been reporting outages this morning for their home phone, internet and mobile phone services, according to Downdetector. The outages started popping up just before 3:30 a.m. ET, according to a graph shown on the website that tracks outages.  Most users, 55%, say they are having issues with mobile phone service. More than a third of customers reporting being affected say they have no signal at all, and 8% of users say their mobile internet is down. "Should get a stimulus check for this," one man wrote on the website. "I lost my cell service at 5:56 a.m. est! I was in the middle of working when I lost it," another commented. AT&T did not immediately respond to a Fox Business inquiry regarding the outage, but the more...
Baltimore, MD - Feb. 22, 2024 - Click on the graphic below to read the current issue of Baltimore Jewish Home
 Large swathes of the U.S. were hit by a cellular outage early on Thursday, with thousands of users reporting disruptions with the services offered by telecom firms including AT&T (T.N), opens new tab. More than 32,000 outage incidents were reported with AT&T's service around 4:30 a.m. ET, according to data from outage tracking website Downdetector.com. Impacted cities included San Francisco, Houston and Chicago, the website showed. Users of Verizon (VZ.N), opens new tab, T-Mobile (TMUS.O), opens new tab and UScellular also reported issues with the telecom firms' services, according to Downdetector. The companies did not immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment on the reason behind the outages. A post on social media platform X from...
Hananyah, the son of media advisor Arik Ben-Shimon, was wounded in the shooting attack near Maaleh Adumim after killing one of the terrorists. Hananyah, 23, left reserve service in Gaza a week and a half ago. He was in a vehicle along with his mother when the attack began. He fired through the windshield, left his vehicle, and engaged and killed the terrorist at point-blank range. He was shot in his stomach and leg while doing so. His father wrote: “My son was wounded with a bullet through his stomach and leg. He is conscious. We just spoke. He is a hero, who identified the terrorist, shot from the window of his car, engaged the terrorist, and killed him." Minister of Settlements and National Missions Orit Strock commented: “Hero of Israel! I salute Hananyah, the ...
This morning on 7:29am many calls were received on MDA's 101 emergency call center about a terrorist who opened fire at vehicles on Route 1 from Jerusalem to Ma'ale Adumim, between Zaitim Junction and A-Zaim Checkpoint. A large amount of MDA personnel were immediately dispatched to the site, including First Responders from MDA's Medicycle unit, ambulances, and MICUs. MDA teams arriving on scene pronounced the death of a man in his 20s and provided medical care and evacuated to Sha'are Tzedek, Hadassa Ein Karem and Har HaTzofim Hospitals 11 casualties:A 23 year-old female in serious condition, conscious, suffering from gunshot wounds in her upper body.4 moderately wounded, fully conscious, including a 30-year-old female, suffering from gunshot wounds in her upper body, ...
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Jerusalem, Israel - Feb. 21, 2024 - After more than a decade of planning and four years of construction, with a multi-disciplinary team of archaeologists, architects, curators, researchers, designers, and creatives, the final phase of the $50 million renewal of the Tower of David Jerusalem Museum is complete with the opening of the new multi-level sunken Angelina Drahi Entrance Pavilion. For years, BJL has closely followed the progress of construction.  While a grand opening for the Jerusalem Museum was held in June 2023, and multiple events have been organized for families adversely affected by the war over the past few months, the opening of the newest addition to the public is planned for the first week in March.  The Tower o...
Baltimore, MD – Feb. 21, 2024 - BJL wishes a hearty Mazel Tov to Mr. and Mrs. Aron Dovid Cohen on the birth of a son. יה"ר שיזכו לגדל בנם לתורה, לחופה, ולמעשים טובים. אמן!
Since the beginning of the war, the IDF's Yahalom unit has been operating throughout the Gaza Strip, both above and below ground. The unit focuses on the tunnel network, which constitutes a central part of Hamas’ mode of operation, and includes significant and strategic centers of gravity of the organization. "The soldiers fought with professionalism in close-quarters combat, exposing and destroying tunnels and underground routes, and achieving significant results," The IDF Spokesperson's Unit stated. Recently, a number of strategic tunnels in Khan Yunis, used by senior Hamas officials were released for publication. Now, the IDF is revealing another tunnel route that served the senior officials and has been destroyed. Yahalom troops along with additional IDF forces o...
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Baltimore, MD – Feb. 2024 - Every Shabbos table offers every Jewish family an incredible opportunity by which they can share their joy for Shabbos, for Yiddishkeit and for HaShem with their children. Unfortunately, our schedules are hectic and many people don’t have the time to prepare themselves to utilize the Shabbos table to its fullest. Therefore, we at ACHIM created TableTalk as a pre-packaged talking points pamphlet which is attractive, fun and has something for everyone. Limited copies are distributed to many shuls on a weekly basis but they are snatched up very quickly. Get yours ASAP or click on the graphic below and print your own.What’s in it and what’s all the excitement about?TableTalk features:•    Weekly halachic dilemma creating l...
Baltimore City settled a lawsuit with the nation's largest manufacturer of ghost guns. The mayor's office released a statement Wednesday morning stating that the city reached a $1.2 million settlement over its 2022 lawsuit against Polymer80 that accused the company of marketing "build your own" gun kits to minors, criminals, gun traffickers and others who need to circumvent background checks. The city said the settlement will prohibit the company from advertising and selling ghost guns, which are untraceable firearms, in Maryland. Additionally, the settlement bans dealers in nearby states from selling ghost guns to Maryland residents and ceases all customer support in Maryland. The company must also provide quarterly reports to the city that documents all sales of gh...
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Baltimore, MD – Feb. 21, 2024 – 10:45AM - Marnat Road between Szold and Labyrinth is closed due to roadwork.
Baltimore, MD – Feb. 21, 2024 – 10:18AM - West Strathmore between Hopeton & Reisterstown Road is shut down due to roadwork.
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Baltimore, MD - Feb. 21, 2024 - (WMAR2News) The House Judiciary Committee held a lengthy hearing on a bill proposed by Delegate Dalya Attar, aiming to alter the membership of the Maryland Commission on Hate Crimes Response and Prevention. Attar's bill seeks to replace the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) with two members from the Muslim community. She cited concerns about CAIR's stance on certain issues, including LGBTQ-inclusive books and social media posts regarding the Israel-Hamas conflict. Jewish organizations supported the bill, while CAIR and other groups opposed it.  The committee will need to vote on the bill for it to advance. 
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A rare enigmatic stone box from the Second Temple period discovered during Israel Antiquities Authority excavations in the City of David, is now presented to the public for the first time at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem The box, used for commercial activity, was burnt – evidence of the destruction of Jerusalem about 2,000 years ago Jeruslaem, Israel - Feb. 21, 2024 - A rare multi-compartment stone container, dating back to the days of the Second Temple – about 2,000 years ago, is being revealed to the public for the first time at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. The unusual and rare box was discovered during excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities in the City of David part of the Jerusalem Walls National Park, funded by the City of David Foundation in collaboration wit...
United Airlines informed the Israel Airports Authority (IAA) on Wednesday of its intention to return to Israel in less than two weeks. United Airlines is expected to take off from New York to Tel Aviv on March 2nd, with the first flight from Tel Aviv to New York scheduled for March 3rd. The company stopped its flights on October 8th with the outbreak of the war and is the first US company to resume it flights on this route. Delta Airlines informed the IAA of its intention to return to Israel on May 1st. On Tuesday the Dutch airline KLM reported that it will begin flying to Israel as of April 1st and will operate daily flights with a stop in Larnaca. Fly Dubai will increase flights to Dubai from 4 to 6 weekly flights from the end of March, and Ethiopian Airlines will increase to 12 week...
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Annapolis, MD - Feb. 20, 2024  - Governor Wes Moore announced the appointment of Magistrate Hope Tipton and Levi Stuart Zaslow to the Baltimore City Circuit Court."Hope Tipton and Levi Stuart Zaslow define what it means to serve the public and follow the law. They will each bring humility, excellence, wisdom, and fairness to the bench," said Gov. Moore. "I thank them both for raising their hands to sit on the Baltimore City Circuit Court. The judiciary and the state will benefit from their service."Magistrate Hope Tipton has worked as a Family Magistrate in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City since 2013. Her practice has always been devoted to representing poor and low-income clients in various civil legal matters, including family law, educational issues, denial ...
Jerusalem, Israel - Feb. 20, 2024  - The Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel’s Herbert M. Singer Conference was held on February 20th at the Shalva Center in Jerusalem, Israel.   Because of the October 7 war,  Israeli municipal elections originally scheduled for the end of October were postponed until February 27. Today's sessions were timely dealing with the issues of local authorities in Israel.  The conference participants discussed questions surrounding the power struggles between central and local government, the division of responsibilities, budgeted money for various areas like education and welfare, and disparities among local authorities serving varied population groups in Israel. Israel has 255 local authorities, in...
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