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Crime Alert - Baltimore County Police Department - Apr....

Article by BCPD | Published 04/27/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 27, 2017: Dear Community Members, On 4/26/2017, the Pikesville Precinct’s Investigative Unit Detectives arrested the suspect respo...

   
 

Income Tax Refunds

Article by BJLife/Moshe Pelberg | Published 04/27/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 27, 2017 - You can use the IRS 'Where's my Refund' (https://www.irs.gov/refunds) tool to check the status of your refund. Th...

   
 

Ohr Chadash Academy's (OCA) Third Grade Students V...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/27/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 26, 2017 - Third grade students at Ohr Chadash were learning about environmental advocacy. In order to get the full experience of what it m...

   
 

Baltimore’s Mayor Pugh Seeks Help From FBI To Ste...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/27/17 | Comments (0)

Time to send in the Feds? Mayor Catherine Pugh disclosed today that she’s been in talks with the FBI about ways to a stage a federal intervention to redu...

   
 

You're Invited! Baltimore City Councilman Schleife...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/27/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 27, 2017 - Councilman Isaac "Yitzy" schleifer Invites the community to a unique insiders look at Forensic science. This coming Monday, May...

   
 

Should Our Orthodox Jewish Community Care About Baltimo...

Article by BJLife/Dalya Attar | Published 04/26/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 26, 2017 - For many in the local Orthodox Jewish community, the heroin crisis in Baltimore City is one of the furthest political issues in ...

   
 

Baltimore Has Already Suffered More Than 100 Murders In...

Article by AP | Published 04/26/17 | Comments (0)

For the first time in nearly 20 years, Baltimore has suffered more than 100 homicides before the end of April. Media outlets report that the city recorded its ...

   
 

Councilman Isaac “Yitzy” Schleifer and Shom...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 04/26/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – April 26, 2017 - I couldn’t help but think, yesterday evening, as I was driving downtown to attend the Baltimore City Police Departm...

   
 

Crime Alert - Baltimore County Police Department - Apr....

Article by BCPD | Published 04/26/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 26, 2017: Dear Community Members, The Pikesville Precinct has experienced a home invasion robbery in the Greater Midfield Association on ...

   
 

BJL Welcomes Contributing Writer Dalya Attar

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/26/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 26, 2017 - BaltimoreJewishLife.com welcomes contributing writer Dalya Attar. Born and raised in Baltimore City, Dalya brings a unique per...

   
 

TODAY! Star-K TeleKosher Webinar - THE ECLIPSE & KL...

Article by Star-K | Published 04/26/17 | Comments (0)

On Erev Rosh Chodesh Elul 5777 Monday, August 21, 2017 For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will sweep from coast to coast along a narrow p...

   
 

Updated as of Apr. 25 - BDE: Mrs. Leah Eichenthal, a�...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/25/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Apr. 23, 2017 - It is with deep sorrow that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of Mrs. Leah Eichenthal, a’...

   
 

OU Kashrus Alert Regarding ‘Arnold’s Bread&...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/25/17 | Comments (0)

The Orthodox Union does not certify dairy breads. Recently, many breads manufactured by Bimbo Bakeries USA, including some Arnold brand breads, were reformulate...

   
 

Updated - BDE: Mrs. Ruth Weiss, Z'L

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/24/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Apr. 24, 2017 - It is with deep sorrow that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of Mrs. Ruth Weiss, Z'L, mot...

   
 

15-Year-Old 'Repeat Violent Offender' Arreste...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/24/17 | Comments (0)

BALTIMORE (WBFF) – A 15-year-old suspect who police described as a “repeat, violent offender” was arrested for a series of carjackings reporte...

   
 

Is Food Enough for Nutrition? (Part 1)

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified ... | Published 04/24/17 | Comments (0)

Although we have become obsessed with food in regard to weight loss, food is our nutrition and it provides us with the energy we need to function daily.  W...

   
 

Updated as of Apr. 24 9:27 AM - Schleifer & Shomri...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/24/17 | Comments (0)

Updated as of Apr. 24, 2017 - In an update to the events of last night… We confirm that the Chevrolet Impala that was carjacked at about 3:23 P.M. at Ba...

   
 

Watch: 'They Marched Us To Death, People Died Like...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/23/17 | Comments (0)

Survivor Moshe Porat describes life in a slave labor camp and the terrible death march that followed.   ...

   
 

What The??? Baltimore’s Jewish Community Hit Agai...

Article by Shomrim of Baltimore | Published 04/23/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Apr. 23, 2017 - At approximately 3:15 PM, a homeowner was carjacked by  young black teenagers at the corner of Park Heights and Bancr...

   
 

Updated - Shomrim of Baltimore Reports: Apr. 23, 2017 -...

Article by Shomrim of Baltimore | Published 04/23/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 23, 2017 - At approximately 10:30 this morning in the 3100 block of Bancroft a man was unloading groceries from his car. A white Honda ci...

   
 

Research: Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors Have Mor...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/23/17 | Comments (0)

Dr. Yaakov Hoffman and Professor Amit Shrira from Bar-Ilan University have presented findings on their research dealing with the effect of the Holocaust on the ...

   
 

Parshas Shmini / Shabbos Mevarchim Iyar / Baltimore Zma...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/21/17 | Comments (0)

Parshas Shmini / Shabbos Mevarchim / Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD – Apr. 21. 2017 Omer   10 Parshas:  Shmini Today: &...

   
 

Police Seek Assistance in Locating Missing Juvenile

Article by BCPD | Published 04/21/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore County Police are seeking assistance from the public in locating a 16-year-old boy who is reported missing from his Woodlawn home by his guardian. ...

   
 

BDE: Rabbi Beryl Epstein, Z’L

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/21/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Apr. 16, 2017 - It is with deep sorrow that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of Beryl Epstein, Z’L, brot...

   
 

Harford Road Reopened After Water Main Breaks Under Bri...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/21/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore's Department of Public Works announced on Twitter Friday morning that the Harford Road Bridge had been reopened.   Follow B...

   
 

Lawrence Hogan Sr., a Former Maryland Congressman and F...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/21/17 | Comments (0)

Annapolis, MD -- Lawrence Hogan Sr., a former Maryland congressman and father of Gov. Larry Hogan, died on Thursday at age 88, the governor's spokesman sai...

   
 

Fear Itself

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 04/21/17 | Comments (0)

A navi I’m not, but, still, it was good timing. Several weeks back, at the height of the fears fomented by bomb threats against U.S. Jewish institutions...

   
 

Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino Not Recommended

Article by Star-K | Published 04/21/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 21, 2017 -  "STAR-K reviewed the components of the Unicorn Frappuccino with Starbucks corporation and they are not all currently certi...

   
 

Sponsored - Watch - Norfolk; Make a Difference (Video)

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 04/20/17 | Comments (0)

Watch and see what makes Norfolk, VA, a very special place to live: ...

   
 

Star-K Kashrus Alert: Cape Gourmet Signature Seafood Br...

Article by Star-K | Published 04/20/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 20, 2017 - Please note that CAPE GOURMET SIGNATURE SEAFOOD brand frozen NORWEGIAN ATLANTIC SALMON and NORWEGIAN COD PORTIONS, packed for Un...

   
 

Listen to Rabbi Moshe Hauer on Sefiras HaOmer- Exciteme...

Article by Rabbi Moshe Hauer | Published 04/20/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 20, 2017 - In the 4th aliyah of Parshas Emor, Sefiras Haomer is discussed as the time period between the bringing of the barley offering on...

   
 

Harford Road Closed at Herring Run Bridge Due to 20 Inc...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/20/17 | Comments (0)

The Harford Road Bridge over Herring Run has been temporarily closed to traffic  between Argonne Drive and Chesterfield Avenue. This is due to a water main...

   
 

Baltimore Jewish Community Commemorates Holocaust &...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/20/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 20, 2017 - On Sunday, April 23, over 250 Holocaust survivors, community members and legislators will join together in the Offit Auditoriuma...

   
 

Baltimore County Police: Silver Alert Activation for Ma...

Article by BCPD | Published 04/19/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 19, 2017 - On behalf of the Baltimore County Police Department, a Silver Alert is being activated for missing 76 year-old white male. &nbs...

   
 

UPDATED as of Apr. 19, 8:45 PM - Star-K Maryland Beer A...

Article by Star-K | Published 04/19/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 3, 2017 - It came to our attention last year that two large beer distribution companies, who are the exclusive distributors of their brand...

   
 

BDE: Evelyn Heneson, a’h

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/19/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Apr. 19, 2017 - It is with deep regret that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of Evelyn Heneson, a’h, bel...

   
 

Army Names Soldiers Aboard Helicopter In MD Fatal Crash

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/19/17 | Comments (0)

Army officials have named the crew chief killed in Monday's helicopter crash in Leonardtown. Spc. Jeremy Darrell Tomlin, a UH-60 crew chief, was pronounce...

   
 

GOP Baltimore Co. Legislators Float Bill Countering Kam...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/19/17 | Comments (0)

Debate over illegal immigration, sanctuary policies and the roles of federal and local government flared up in Baltimore County after an announcement by three C...

   
 

“Beer” Chometz – An Overview of Beer ...

Article by Star-K/Rabbi Sholom Tendler | Published 04/19/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 3, 2017 - It was discovered last year that much of the beer sold in Baltimore and surrounding counties was distributed by Jewish owned comp...

   
 

BCPS Superintendent Dallas Dance Announces Resignation

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/18/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent S. Dallas Dance abruptly announced he'll resign after the school year. Dance, who took the helm of the scho...

   
 

The Baltimore Community is Invited to the BJSZ Pesach L...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/16/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 7, 2017 - Rabbi Moshe Hauer will be delivering a 5 part lecture series over Yom Tov & Shabbos Chol HaMaoid to  which the entire c...

   
 

BDE: Rabbi Beryl Epstein, Z'L (Video)

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/20/17 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Beryl Epstein, famous for his walking tours around the Crown Heights neighborhood, passed away on Shabbos. Rabbi Beryl Epstein, a Crown Heights resident ...

   
 

BDE: Mrs. Stella Ringo, Z'L

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/16/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Apr. 16, 2017 - It is with deep sorrow that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of Mrs. Stella Ringo, z’l, ...

   
 

Getting That Mohel To Come on the Second Days

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Fiv... | Published 04/16/17 | Comments (0)

Mazel Tov! It is a boy and the bris is going to come out on the second days of Yom Tov. Problem: The Mohel cannot come! There has been a n emergency or some oth...

   
 

Schools Start Too Early, American Academy Of Sleep Medi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/16/17 | Comments (0)

Sleep experts and psychologists widely agree that adolescents should be waking up later in the day. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine published a new posi...

   
 

ARIEL Russian Community Synagogue Files Federal Lawsuit...

Article by Ariel Press Release | Published 04/14/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 14, 2017 - On April 4, 2017, the ARIEL Russian Community Synagogue filed suit against Baltimore County, Maryland and its Board of Appeals c...

   
 

Authorities: Falling Tree Kills Boy, Injuries Brother

Article by AP | Published 04/14/17 | Comments (0)

LA PLATA, Md. (AP) -- Authorities in Maryland say a 2-year-old boy is dead and his 5-year-old brother is seriously injured after a tree their father cut down in...

   
 

Rescuers Pluck Passengers From Stuck Roller Coaster

Article by AP | Published 04/13/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore -  An amusement park roller coaster featuring a “cobra roll,” ‘‘sidewinder loop,” and “countless swift revers...

   
 

Hodu LaShem; Sing With Us!

Article by Rabbi Mordechai Soskil | Published 04/13/17 | Comments (0)

I  have been blessed with a real appreciation for music and a love of singing and with no ability to make the sounds in my head come out of my mouth. ...

   
 

Protective Gear, Self-Defense Training Needed After Num...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/13/17 | Comments (0)

Rick Hoffman, president of the local firefighters and EMS workers union, is calling for Baltimore City to pay for protective vests and self-defense training for...

   
 

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

Article by BJLife Staff | Published 04/10/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 10, 2017 - All too often we don’t make it through the full Sefira because we accidentally missed counting one day. BJL will show the ...

   
 

Mrs. Harlene Mersinger, Z'L

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/10/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Apr. 10, 2017 - It is with deep sorrow that BaltimoreJewishLife.com informs the community of the petirah of Mrs. Harlene Mersinger, z&rsqu...

   
 

Maryland Legislative Session Comes To An End Tonight

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/17 | Comments (0)

The 2017 Session of the Maryland General Assembly will end at midnight tonight. Lawmakers have considered more than 2,800 bills and joint resolutions over the ...

   
 

Schleifer Arranges Extra Police Coverage for Yom Tov / ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/17 | Comments (0)

Thanks to Councilman Yitzy Schleifer, there will be extra officers on duty patrolling our community and around the Shuls. The following home security tips ori...

   
 

Biyur Chometz 5777: Watch What Only the Baltimore Jewis...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/10/17 | Comments (0)

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Baltimore: A Pesach Seder for Those Who Serve

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/17 | Comments (0)

Had a fair legal system been in place in the Egypt of Moses' day, Rabbi Chesky Tenenbaum says, the ancient Israelites would never have been placed in bonda...

   
 

Pikesville Woman Suspected In Fatal Hit And Run: Police

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/17 | Comments (0)

Police said charges are pending against the driver in Sunday morning's deadly crash. PIKESVILLE, MD — A Pikesville woman came forward Sunday after a...

   
 

MD Troopers Seek Driver, SUV, Involved In Deadly Beltwa...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/09/17 | Comments (0)

Maryland State Police are searching for the driver of a SUV who struck and killed a person standing next to a car on a ramp connecting the Northbound Jones Fall...

   
 

A MUST WATCH: Baltimore's Jewish Community Shabbos...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/09/17 | Comments (0)

April 9, 2017 - Reposted upon request Baltimore, MD - April 1, 2015 - The tragedy that, r’l,  occurred to the Sassoon Family in Brooklyn devastated ...

   
 

Deadly Hit-And-Run On I-83 Ramp Under Investigation

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/09/17 | Comments (0)

Police said a blue BMW SUV hit and killed someone early Sunday on the ramp to I-695, then took off at a high rate of speed. BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD — Autho...

   
 

Trust Act Dead In Annapolis; Lawmakers To Approve Some ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/09/17 | Comments (0)

State lawmakers are expected to approve some of  the language that was included in the Maryland Trust Act before lawmakers adjourn their session on Monday ...

   
 

Star-K: What Bracha Does One Make on Matza Brei?

Article by Star-K/Margie Pensak | Published 04/09/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 9, 2017 - Have you ever taken a bite out of a coconut macaroon and later doubted your choice of bracha? Was it really “haeitz” ...

   
 

What You Need to Know About Filing an Extension

Article by BJLife/Moshe Pelberg | Published 04/07/17 | Comments (0)

With the deadline for filing the federal and most state’s income tax returns less than two weeks away, if you have not filed yet, filing for an extension ...

   
 

SRO at Bain HaZmanim Shiur by HaRav Hagaon Uren Reich, ...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/07/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 7, 2017 - There was standing room only as HaRav HaGaon Uren Reich, Shlita, Rosh Hayeshiva of Yeshiva Gedolah of Woodlake Village, Lakewood ...

   
 

UPDATED - Chag Kasher V'Sameach from BJL [Baltimo...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/07/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Apr. 6, 2017 – Once again, BaltimoreJewishLife.com brings you the Baltimore Community Pesach Guide. This guide has information on ev...

   
 

Parshas Tzav / Shabbos HaGadol / Baltimore Zmanim / Eru...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/07/17 | Comments (0)

Parshas Tzav / Shabbos HaGadol / Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP! Baltimore, MD – Apr. 7, 2017    Parshas:  Tzav Today:    ...

   
 

The Life Story of My Father HKM, Rabbi Benyamin Hauer

Article by Rabbi Moshe Hauer | Published 04/07/17 | Comments (0)

The life story of Rav Benyamin Hauer, as told following shiva by his son, Rabbi Moshe Hauer. Click here to listen Click here to watch Levayah/Kevurah of Rabbi...

   
 

Are Your Doors Locked? A Drunken Man Was Found Asleep I...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/07/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 7, 2017 - Shomrim of Baltimore reminds everyone to keep your doors and windows locked at all times..   Baltimore Shomrim and the Balt...

   
 

The Riddle of the Fours

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 04/07/17 | Comments (0)

Four questions. Four sons. Four expressions of geulah. Four cups of wine. Dam (= 44) was placed, in Mitzrayim, on the doorway (deles, “door,” being...

   
 

Today's Heavy Showers, Thunderstorms Cause Signifi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/06/17 | Comments (0)

Heavy showers and some strong thunderstorms passed through Maryland Thursday afternoon. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for parts of the Baltimore ...

   
 

Seven Mile Market to Open This Motzaei Shabbos, April 8...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/06/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Apr. 3, 2017 – Due to the very positive feedback from their Motzaei Shabbos openings, Seven Mile Market will, once again, be opening...

   
 

STAR-K Hotline’s Most Popular Pesach Questions

Article by Star-K/Margie Pensak | Published 04/06/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 6, 2017 - Over 30 years ago, STAR-K Kosher Certification recognized a deep community need for a hotline. Today, the STAR-K Kosher Hotline a...

   
 

Sponsored: We Have Suffered Enough

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/19/17 | Comments (0)

Our lives were suddenly torn apart, when our oldest daughter, Leah, fell into a coma after the sudden onset of seizures. A personal appeal to the Baltimore Com...

   
 

If You're Allergic to Nuts...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/06/17 | Comments (0)

Apr. 5, 2017 - If you or anyone you know is allergic to nuts, be cautioned against eating Oberlander's kosher l’Pesach Kokosh cake as it contains und...

   
 

Jared Kushner's 28-year-old Protégé ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/05/17 | Comments (0)

Avi Berkowitz was an undergrad at Queens College when he met Jared Kushner during a game of pick-up basketball at a Passover celebration in Phoenix, Arizona. K...

   
 

Black Hats Don't Always Mean Bad Guys

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran, Director of... | Published 04/05/17 | Comments (0)

In an enlightening example of how the rush to publish “juicy” stories without doing the requisite research can lead media to propagate falsehoods, a...

   
 

Passover Pizza: New Triangular Matzo Shape Debuts

Article by AP | Published 04/05/17 | Comments (0)

Newark, NJ - It’s not your bubbe’s matzo. The New Jersey-based largest producer of kosher food in North America is breaking tradition in its 129-ye...

   
 

Baltimore Officials To Judge: Don’t Delay Police ...

Article by AP | Published 04/05/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore officials are telling a federal judge they want to move forward with a plan to overhaul the city’s troubled police department despite a Justice ...

   
 

Baltimore Police Ready For Reforms Despite Delay Reques...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/04/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore's mayor and police chief worked closely with Justice Department investigators to scrutinize the city's police force and embraced a plan they...

   
 

MDOT Dispatches Bridge Inspection Teams Statewide Follo...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/04/17 | Comments (0)

Potential Risks under Bridges to be Removed (Hanover, MD) - Following the fire and bridge collapse on I-85 in Atlanta caused by highly flammable material store...

   
 

Gluten-free Matzah: Here’s What You Should Know S...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/04/17 | Comments (0)

Gluten-free matzah might sound like a bad joke — after all, regular unleavened bread tastes pretty cardboard-like already. But for Jews with celiac disea...

   
 

Justice Department Seeks 'Pause' on Consent D...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/03/17 | Comments (0)

If granted, the request would effectively put on pause a process that could lead to a sweeping overhaul in the policies and practices of the Baltimore police fo...

   
 

Hogan Signs Bill Allocating $28M In School Funds

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/03/17 | Comments (0)

Gov. Larry Hogan has signed a measure to allocate $28 million in additional school funding, including $23.7 million for Baltimore city. Hogan signed the bill o...

   
 

The Text or call Call Can Wait: April is Distracted Dri...

Article by MVA MDOT | Published 04/03/17 | Comments (0)

State Adding Extra Enforcement to Stop Distracted Driving HANOVER, MD – Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Pete K. Rahn kicked off Di...

   
 

Sponsored: Today Only - Help Baltimore's ACHIM Con...

Article by Achim | Published 04/03/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Apr. 3, 2017 - ACHIM is a Baltimore organization run by Rabbis Paysach Diskind and Yitzi Weiner.  We are connecting the Jewish peopl...

   
 

Crime Alert - Baltimore County Police Department - Apr....

Article by BCPD | Published 04/03/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 3, 2017: Dear Community Members, Between 03/31/17 and 04/03/17, the Pikeville Precinct had a total of six thefts from motor vehicles with...

   
 

Baltimore, MD - Prized 1804 U.S. dollar sells for $3.3 ...

Article by Reuters | Published 04/02/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - An 1804 U.S. silver dollar sold for $3.3 million in one of a series of auctions that brought in a record total of more than $100 million for a r...

   
 

Hagalas Kailim for Pesach 5777 in the Baltimore Communi...

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/02/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Apr. 2, 2017 -  As is the minhag in Klal Yisrael, many households brought their kailim to be kashered for Pesach in various shul kitc...

   
 

This Sunday, April 2: Hagalas Kailim in Three Shuls

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/01/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 30, 2017 - Once again, a few shuls in the Baltimore community will offer Hagalas Kailim. This Sunday, April 2: Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion (R...

   
 

Witness: Driver That Killed 13 In Crash Admitted Textin...

Article by AP | Published 04/01/17 | Comments (0)

Houston, TX - The driver of a pickup truck that collided with a church minibus in rural Texas, killing 13 people, apologized after the crash and acknowledged he...

   
 

BOOST Scholarship Program Renewed For A Second Year; No...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Ariel Sadwin, Mid... | Published 03/31/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 31, 2017 - With the 2017 session of the Maryland General Assembly nearing completion, the Legislature spent considerable time this week fin...

   
 

Parshas Vayikra / Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/31/17 | Comments (0)

Parshas Vayikra / Baltimore Zmanim / Eruv is UP!   Baltimore, MD – Mar. 31, 2017    Parshas:  Vayikra Today:    4 Ni...

   
 

Star-K: Special Run of Quiona Kosher-L'Pesach Cert...

Article by Star-K | Published 03/31/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 31, 2017 - Quinoa is Kosher L’Pesach and is not related to the five types of chometz grains, millet or rice. However, because there i...

   
 

Callousness or Conscientiousness?

Article by Rabbi Avi Shafran | Published 03/31/17 | Comments (0)

The most incriminatory and unarguable allegation leveled by some Senate Judiciary Committee panelists against Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch was, ap...

   
 

Star-K Kashrus Alert: Marquis Brand Canned Tuna

Article by Star-K | Published 03/30/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 30, 2017 - Please note that MARQUIS brand canned CHUNK LIGHT TUNA, imported from China by Royal Food Import Corp., Boston, MA, states ...

   
 

Listen: Moshe My Friend - In memory of Moshe Moskowitz...

Article by Yeshaya Moshe | Published 03/30/17 | Comments (0)

Moshe Moskowitz was known for his caring personality and his willingness to help others. He always made a point to be on the giving end and doing so without rec...

   
 

The Season of the Fours

Article by Alan Freishtat, ACE-Certified ... | Published 03/29/17 | Comments (0)

As we approach Pesach, the number “4” starts taking prominence.  As we prepare for Seder night, we think about what we are going to say about 4...

   
 

Today @ Noon Star-K TeleKosher Webinar - ANNUAL PASSOVE...

Article by Star-K | Published 03/29/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 29, 2017 - Are you wondering about what needs a Passover certification and what doesn't and what’s new for Passover 2017? To fin...

   
 

Baltimore's Yeshivas Kochav Yitzchok/Torah Institu...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/29/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 29, 2017 - On the past two Sundays, March 19 and 26, the children in Yeshivas Kochav Yitzchok/Torah Institute’s four Pre1A classes ce...