Baltimore, MD - May 3, 2021 -  Family, friends and neighbors are wishing Mrs. Ruth Albert a very happy 102nd birthday right now. After this note from her great friend and neighbor Malka Frankel was publicized, people responded: My dear neighbor Ruth Albert is turning 102 iy'H this Monday!!!! She’s the lady we had a birthday car-parade for, during Covid. Please help us reach 102 birthday cards, special for Ruth. I’m leaving marked box outside my front door. Ty in advance for helping us make her feel loved and cherished.Please drop off your cards by Sunday evening.2519 Farringdon Road (Summerson corner) Well ove 100 cards have been dropped off to her home. Watch Video from From Ruth's 101st
Baltimore, MD - May 3, 2021 - Baltimore's Cheder Chabad and Yeshiva Lubavitch arranged and gathered together on Lag B’omer for a lively parade and rally, featuring a marching band, floats, clowns, pesukim and more. Rabbi Shmuel Kaplan, head shliach of Maryland, was among the participants. The yeshiva bochurim prepared floats displaying mitzvos such as a giant mezuzah and tzedaka box. They brought lots of chayus with their singing and dancing clowns, and prepared a very exciting progam for the kids. Local shluchim, schools, parents and families were in attendance. The parade was followed by a rally and pesukim, with raffles and prizes for every child. The crowd then proceeded indoors for an entertaining science show. ...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) suspended all of the state’s remaining COVID-19 restrictions through an executive order Monday, calling it “the evidence-based thing to do” while citing the availability of vaccines.  The Florida governor declared the suspension of restrictions at a press conference in St. Petersburg, Fla., where he signed a bill passed by the legislature last week that allows the governor to overrule local emergency orders starting July 1.  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 DeSantis also signed a separate executive order removing all lo...
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Jerusalem, Israel - Hundreds of people accompanied Rabbi Moshe Tzarfati to his final resting place in Jerusalem’s Sanhedria Cemetery on Sunday, paying their respects to a man who served as a father and rabbi to many members of the Israel Defense Forces. A 65 year old father of four and grandfather of 25, Rabbi Tzarfati lost his life in the Lag B’Omer stampede in Meron. Rabbi Tzarfati was a volunteer with the Orthodox Netzah Yehuda Battalion, formerly known as Nahal Haredi, reported Ynet (https://bit.ly/339iu8r). A former IDF officer, Rabbi Tzarfati was recalled as someone who would visit with soldiers, bringing them food, a listening ear and encouragement. “He loved volunteering,” said son Shai Tzarfati. “He loved soldiers. He loved life. He was a young man ...
Health Ministry recommends that Israelis refrain from travelling abroad unless absolutely necessary Israel reported on Monday two cases of the Brazilian coronavirus variant, in fully vaccinated parent and child returning from abroad, while a fully vaccinated Israeli returning from South America was the country's first confirmed case of the Chilean variant. About 60 cases of the Indian strain have been recorded in Israel as of Sunday evening, mostly among foreign laborers from the Indian subcontinent. 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 has lifted the vast majority of the restrict...
The technology used in the portable, handheld device went through 10 years of research and development. The Israeli pharma-tech company Syqe Medical has received approval from Canadian health officials to sell its metered-dose medical cannabis inhaler in Canada, the company announced on Wednesday. The Syqe Inhaler—the first pharmaceutical-grade medical-cannabis delivery device—releases a controlled amount of cannabinoids through each inhalation, ensuring that medical marijuana patients receive the proper dose. 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 The technology used...
One child claimed in a deposition that she felt “under attack” and was thankful when her family moved away. Members of a synagogue in Ann Arbor, Mich., advocated before a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals last week that the city must enforce restrictions on protesters who have demonstrated outside their congregation every Saturday morning since September 2003. Protesters gather outside Beth Israel Congregation as members enter the synagogue and hold signs that include anti-Semitic messages, such as “Jewish Power Corrupts,” “Resist Jewish Power” and “No More Wars for Israel,” according to the Courthouse News Service. The congregation wants the city to enforce its protest and sign ordinances to prevent congregants from being harassed...
The Israel Defense Forces announced on Sunday that for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic reached Israel in March 2020, not a single soldier had tested positive for the virus. The military credited its widespread vaccination program for the achievement, adding that more than 80 percent of IDF personnel have been vaccinated against COVID-19. 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 Commenting on the development, IDF Chief Medical Officer Brig. Gen. Alon Glazberg said “the achievement we noted this morning is a significant milestone in the battle against the virus,” ac...
Jordan Burnette, 29, is facing numerous charges in connection with the incidents, including burglary, aggravated harassment, criminal trespass and criminal mischief.  A 29-year-old man from the Riverdale section of the Bronx, N.Y., was arrested on May 1 by the New York City Police Department for a string of attacks on synagogues there. Jordan Burnette is facing a number of charges in connection with the incidents, including burglary, aggravated harassment, criminal trespass and criminal mischief. Several of these are being charged as hate crimes. The Bronx District Attorney’s office says Burnette “was released on supervised release,” and is due back in court on May 7. Join BJL on WhatsApp Status: Click here to Join BJL status for engagements, births, ...
Despite issuing ransom demands, the hackers reportedly used code that corrupted stolen information, leading experts to doubt a profit motive. Israeli companies are being targeted by a new wave of cyber attacks, and industry experts say Iran is the likely culprit, The Marker reported on Sunday. 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 Recent incidents have included attacks on the Veritas logistics company and on Match Retail, which is H&M’s representative in Israel. “In both incidents, many figures were stolen from the organizations—in Match’s case, 110 gigaby...
There may not be a bigger promoter of the idea that humanity should go to Mars than Elon Musk. But Musk is once again in the news for admitting, though not for the first time, the truth about his dream: “A bunch of people probably will die” in the process. 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 Musk made the comments during an interview with XPrize founder Peter Diamandis last week, adding about the journey: “It’s uncomfortable. It’s a long journey, You might not come back alive.” “We won’t make anyone go,” he added. “Volunteers only.&rdq...
Berlin banned the annual anti-Israel Quds Day march this year, the first time the city has taken a stand against the event since it became a local tradition in 1996. Quds Day, which protests the establishment of the state of Israel, was established in 1979 by Iran’s leader Ayatollah Khomeini. Since then, his followers have marked the day in cities around the world with large Muslim populations, during or shortly after Ramadan. 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 Jewish and pro-Israel groups have tried for years to have the march banned as a purely antisemitic demonstration. It is illegal ...
Amit Hadad, an attorney for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his corruption trial, will reportedly represent the families of the victims killed in the Lag B’Omer disaster on Mount Meron. A article posted on the Kikar HaShabbat Haredi news site, which was later deleted, said that Hadad was “coordinating the many lawsuits” after “being approached by rabbis and representatives of the families.” According to reports, the now-deleted post appeared to be sponsored content on the site. The post included a phone number for an emergency hotline for families to call in order to seek legal representation. A spokesperson for Hadad said the attorney was approached by figures in the Haredi community about taking a role in any future civilian lawsuits pertaining to the...
Sen. Joe Manchin, the moderate Democrat from West Virginia, said in an interview Friday that he opposes legislation to give Washington, D.C., statehood — effectively killing a Democratic-led effort to reshape the American political map. “If Congress wants to make D.C. a state, it should propose a constitutional amendment and let the people of America vote,” Manchin told WV MetroNews Talkline, a West Virginia news outlet. 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 Asked directly if he would oppose unilateral action by Congress to make the district a state, Manchin replied, &ldquo...
New York City’s subways will resume 24/7, around-the-clock operations on May 17, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday — almost one year to the day after he ordered nightly shutdowns to facilitate COVID-19 cleaning. “Today is a milestone for New York State, and a moment of transition,” Cuomo said, while also announcing the imminent end of “most” capacity restrictions across the region. 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 “If you reopen economic and social activity, you also have to have transportation available. So we’re going to ...
Prime minister only has 1 day remaining to form a government, offers Yamina chief first rotation as premier In a desperate bid to retain the influence over Israeli politics that he has held for more than two decades, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly offered Yamina head Naftali Bennett to try and form a right-wing coalition government.  One of the alleged conditions of Netanyahu's support is that he would expect a series of measures in return that could help the incumbent premier out of his current legal difficulties. Channel 12 News reported Sunday, according to The Times of Israel (TOI) that Netanyahu and Bennett held secret talks in a closed meeting - at the same time as the Yamina negotiating team met with representatives of the Ye...
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