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Baltimore Shomrim Joins Our Neighbors To Condemn And Mourn The Murder Of Ephraim Gordon, Z'L Pelosi Refuses To Denounce Her Father's - former Baltimore City Mayor - Complicity In Racism Listen: Creative Textual Studies By Rabbi Yonah Sklare - Behar-Bechukosai: A Detour is Not a Dead-end -- Resilience to Travel the Spiritual Long-road (Audio) Daily Dvar Halacha - May 5, 2021 - 23 Iyar - Netilas Yadayim Shavuos Morning? Watch: Rabbi Shlomo Horwitz Believe It Or Not: Behar/Bechukosai - Would You Like a Code to Decipher the Whole Torah? (Video) Stop the Demolition: Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce Battles to Protect Towson University Baltimore-Chabad House Jewish Center Victory! Agudath Israel Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Jackson Township Myerberg Vaccine Clinic Friday – Appointments Available Lapid, Bennett Hope To Form Government Within A Week Dow Hits Record, Nasdaq Falls For 4th Session Federal Judge Overturns National Eviction Ban Israel To Allow Entry Of Vaccinated Tourist Groups From 14 Countries Starting May 23 Huge Victory! Judge: Jackson Township’s Ordinances Discriminate Against Orthodox Jews Maryland Department Of Health Launches Free Statewide Mobile COVID-19 Testing Program BDE: Mr. Jerrold Herman, z'l [Updated May 5 @ 3:58PM] Delegate Dalya Attar & Councilman Yitzy Schleifer Announce Reward Offered for Tips Leading to an Arrest and Conviction in the Murder of Efraim Gordon, Z'L, H'yd Update from Delegate Dalya Attar & Councilman Yitzy Schleifer on the Murder of Efraim Gordon, Z'L, H'yd Watch: Sruli Broncher: 'Ad Masai' L'Zecher Nishmas Those Lost in Meron, Z'L (Video) Timetable For The Formation Of The 36th Government, According To Basic Law: The Government (2001) Three Baltimore Olim Ride for Tzedaka
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Baltimore, MD - May 5, 2021 - Dalya Attar & Yitzy Schleifer Announce Reward Offered for Tips Leading to an Arrest and Conviction in the Murder of Efraim Gordon, Z'L, H'yd.
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Baltimore, MD - May 5, 2021 - Testing this Motzaei Shabbos, May 8, will take place from 9:45PM-10:15PM @ STAR-K. Click here to view the complete schedule. Testing Schedule for Shavuos: Motzaei Shabbos, May 15: 10PM-10:30PM at STAR-K Sunday, May 16th, Erev Shavuos: 930AM-11AM @Chizuk Amuno Motzaei Shavuos, May 18: 10PM-1030PM @ STAR-K
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refuses to denounce her late father, former Baltimore Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro Jr., for supporting the erection of Confederate monuments in the city and perpetuating systemic racism by not stopping discriminatory practices, including refusing rental housing to Black people in White neighborhoods. Mrs. Pelosi, who has made confronting the country’s past racism and combating systemic racism a cornerstone of the House Democrats’ agenda, refused repeated requests this week to address her father’s legacy. Join BJL on WhatsApp Status: Click here to Join BJL status for engagements, births, deals, levayos, events & more Join BJL on WhatsApp Groups: Click here to Join an official BJL WhatsApp group for breaking news...
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Baltimore, MD - May 5, 2021 - A limited number of COVID-19 vaccine slots are available for a clinic at the Myerberg Senior Center on Friday, May 7th, between 10:00am-4:00pm. The Pre-registration link will only be open until midnight tonight, May 5th. A staff member from the Baltimore City Health Department will call all registrants tomorrow to set appointments. The Moderna vaccine will be used. Click here to Pre-register
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Baltimore, MD - May 5, 2021 - BSSP joins our neighbors to condemn and mourn the murder of Ephraim Gordon that occurred in the early morning hours on Monday on Fords Lane.These acts of violence have become all too common in Baltimore City and defy human dignity and decency. We will speak loudly and stand together against this horrific crime.BSSP has been engaged in assisting the family and law enforcement immediately following this crime and continues to work to bring the perpetrators of this murder to justice. Tomorrow we join Councilman Schleifer and Delegate Attar's initiative to canvas the surrounding area where the crime occurred to distribute reward fliers. It is our hope that by bringing increased attention to this crime we can encourage those with information to come forward. B...
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Baltimore, MD - May 5, 2021 - The Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, a global umbrella of businesses working together to stimulate economic growth and advocate for best practices in government, has filed an amicus curiae (“Friend of the Court”) brief to reverse Baltimore County court orders to tear down a Jewish religious building. The forced razing of an educational and religious forum serving two college communities in its immediate neighborhood resulted from unlawful anti-Orthodox bureaucratic obstruction and false allegations made by Baltimore County. Chabad of Towson Baltimore County officials expressed animosity to Chabad-Lubavitch and collaborated in a neighborhood cam...
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In the latest development in Agudath Israel’s four-year legal battle, a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction against Jackson Township, NJ’s discriminatory and unconstitutional ordinances banning of yeshivos, dormitories, and interpretation of zoning laws prohibiting eruvin today. While a final ruling on the merits awaits, the receipt of a preliminary injunction is a strong statement by the court, considered an extraordinary form of relief in the legal system In discussing the religious significance of schools, dormitories and eruvin, the ruling relied extensively on the testimony of Rabbi Avi Schnall, director of Agudah’s New Jersey Office, and members of Jackson’s Orthodox community. The court also cited acrimonious statements some residents of Jackson h...
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Daily Dvar Halacha - May 5, 2021 - 23 Iyar - Netilas Yadayim Shavuos Morning?

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Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid and Yamina chairman Naftali Bennett intend to engage in marathon talks to form a unity government beginning Thursday after President Reuven Rivlin announced Wednesday night that he is entrusting Lapid with the second mandate to form a government.Lapid and Bennett wanted to form a government as soon as possible and believe it can be done within a week. They expressed concern that if they did not hurry, their efforts could be harmed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose mandate ended Tuesday night without a coalition being formed and who is trying to sabotage the formation of a government that would replace him. Join BJL on WhatsApp Status: Click here to Join BJL status for engagements, births, deals, levayos, events & more Join BJL on Wha...
ADP's report on private sector hiring is first of three jobs reports this week U.S. stocks ended the session mixed as investors celebrated GM's reaffirmed financial forecast and the addition of 742,000 jobs as reported by ADP, while also facing new safety questions about Peloton.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a fresh record, rising over 97 points or 0.3% while the Nasdaq Composite fell for the fourth session, closing down 0.37% and the S&P pushed out a small gain.  Peloton shares tumbled over 14% after the company, along with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, announced a recall of all its Tread+ treadmills falling the accidental death of a child.  Join BJL on WhatsApp Status: Click here to Join BJL status for engagements,...
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Federal Judge Dabney Friedrich struck down on Wednesday the national eviction moratorium, potentially leaving millions of Americans at risk of losing their homes two months earlier than expected. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has banned most evictions across the country since September. The protection was slated to expire at the end of January, but President Joe Biden has extended it, first until April, and later through June.Join BJL on WhatsApp Status: Click here to Join BJL status for engagements, births, deals, levayos, events & more Join BJL on WhatsApp Groups: Click here to Join an official BJL WhatsApp group for breaking news as it happens Some 1 in 5 renters across the U.S. are struggling to keep up with their payments amid the coronavirus pandemic, and st...
Israel will allow vaccinated visitors from 14 countries starting on May 23, Channel 12 reported Wednesday. Tourists who have recovered from COVID-19 will also be able to enter the country. They will still have to take a PCR test before boarding the plane to Israel and be administered another PCR test and also a serological test upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport. Join BJL on WhatsApp Status: Click here to Join BJL status for engagements, births, deals, levayos, events & more Join BJL on WhatsApp Groups: Click here to Join an official BJL WhatsApp group for breaking news as it happens Israel will only accept visitors who have received vaccine doses approved by the US Food and Drug Administration or the European Union. The 14 countries Israel is opening its bo...
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United States District Court Judge Michael A. Shipp has ruled that Jackson Township’s ordinances banning schools and eruvim is both unconstitutional and discriminatory against Orthodox Jews, and has imposed a preliminary injunction putting those ordinances on hold.  Judge Shipp made the ruling in the Agudath Israel lawsuit against Jackson, which alleges that officials, including Mayor Mike Reina and former Council President Rob Nixon, discriminated against Orthodox Jews by passing ordinances to keep them out of the township, including those banning schools and eruvim. Join BJL on WhatsApp Status: Click here to Join BJL status for engagements, births, deals, levayos, events & more Join BJL on WhatsApp Groups: Click here to Join an official BJL WhatsApp grou...
New program offers convenient, walk-up testing opportunities for underserved communities Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) today launched a free mobile COVID-19 testing program to enhance testing engagement and access in underserved communities statewide. The program comprises two mobile testing teams that will visit each of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions over the next 12 weeks.  “As we continue to vaccinate more Marylanders, we are also racing against the spread of more contagious COVID variants,” said MDH Secretary Dennis R. Schrader. “Testing, along with contact tracing, are parallel efforts that remain critical to our ability to identify and respond to COVID-19 outbreaks and will enable us to end the pandemic.” As part of a...
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Baltimore, MD – Apr. 29, 2021 - It is with regret that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petira of Mr. Jerrold Herman, z'l, father of Mrs. Jennifer Stiber.Shiva is being observed at 6709 Pebble Brooke Road, Baltimore, MD, 21209, Wednesday, May 5, 1:00-5:00 PM, and 7:00 - 9:30 PM. Shiva is outdoors. Please go around to the back of the house.  
Baltimore, MD - May 4, 2021 - From when we received the tragic news of the murder of Ephraim Gordon on Sunday around midnight until now, we have been working with the family of the victim, witnesses, and law enforcement.  Throughout this time, we have received many calls and e-mails from concerned members of the community.  We want the community to know that we are continuing our efforts in not only ensuring the murderer is apprehended and prosecuted, but to ensure such a tragedy never happens again.There have been many unconfirmed rumors about why Ephraim was killed.  The evidence at this time only suggests this is a random robbery that went very wrong and led to this tragedy. The Baltimore Police Department homicide detectives and the State’s Attorney’s Office ...
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According to Basic Law: The Government (2001), MK Yair Lapid, whom the president entrusted with forming a government this evening, Wednesday 5 May / 23 Iyyar, has 28 days, beginning tomorrow and that cannot be extended, to do so. If MK Lapid does not form a government, or if he informs the president that he is unable to form a government, or if he presents a government to the Knesset and it does not gain the Knesset’s confidence, a majority (61) of Knesset Members may request, in writing, that the president entrust a Knesset Member that they nominate and that agrees to do so in writing, to form a government. That candidate would have 21 days to do so. If such a request is made, the president must entrust the nominated Knesset Member with the task of forming a government within two da...
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