RAJE Students Return from Another Epic Poland-Prague Trip

Last month, 40 RAJE students from around the country, including a large portion from the local RAJE Maryland branch, spent 7 days visiting Jewish heritage and Holocaust sites throughout Poland and the Czech Republic. The trip began in Warsaw, journeyed throughout Poland and Galicia to Lublin, Lizensk, Lancut, and Krakow and concluded with a lively […]

WIT Melave Malka Honoring Andrea Schulman

On Motzei Shabbos, January 7th over 220 women gathered for the Rebbetzin Frieda K. Hirmes Women’s Institute of Torah’s (WIT) annual Melave Malka.  The event, chaired by Suri Reiner and Donna Wach, featured a lavish buffet by Catering by Yaffa and paid tribute to Andrea Schulman, WIT’s Executive Director who was the recipient of the […]

MLK Day Learning at OCA

MLK Day was marked as an important day of learning at OCA. In each division, teachers designed enriching lessons and held important conversations with our students about who Dr. King was and what he stood for. Early Childhood Center: Dr. King wanted everyone to love each other, even though we are each different. Classes read […]

Bais Yaakov Baltimore Middle School wins at CIJE Robotics Tournament

BJLife Newsroom Bais Yaakov middle school was excited to join in the middle school girls’ robotics tournament run by the Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education (CIJE).   In order to create a robotics league that catered to the unique demands of Jewish day schools, CIJE decided to network their participating schools and created a new […]

TA 12th Graders Fahered at Yeshivas Ner Yisroel

BJLife Newsroom TA’s 12th graders from Rabbi Eli Rifkind’s shiur were fahered (tested) on the first perek of Sukkah by Rav Tzvi Einstadter, R’M in Yeshivas Ner Yisroel, and the Rosh HaYeshiva, Moreinu HaRav Aharon Feldman, shlita.

1st Grade Siddur Celebration at OCA

Mazel tov to OCA 1st graders on their Messibat Siddur! Students performed some of the songs and tfilot they love, shared what tfilah means to them, and received a brand new siddur, with the siddur cover designed by their parents as a surprise. They then decorated a personalized bookmark with their families that can be […]

Yeshiva Toras Simcha 4th Grade Visits Rav Moshe Heineman

Rabbi Rayman’s 4th grade class went on a very special trip to visit Rav Moshe Heinemann. Rav Heinemann shared a dvar Torah with the boys as well as a story about his Rosh Hayeshiva, Rav Aharon Kotler, zt”l. Each boy shook the Rov’s hand and then the Rov asked each boy his name and gave […]

Ner Israel’s 89th Annual Dinner an Evening of Celebration a Huge Success 

BJLife Newsroom Baruch Hashem this year’s 89th Annual Dinner was a tremendous success, as together we celebrated the Torah, Chesed and Greatness of the Persian community. The day began with a Yarchei Kallah on the yeshiva campus where alumni and guests spent time hearing words of Torah from their Rebbeim and reconnecting with chaveirim. The […]

WITS Celebrates Inauguration of New State-of the-Art Science Labs

On Motzaei Shabbos, December 17, Women’s Institute of Torah Seminary & College (WITS) inaugurated its new State-of-the-Art Science Facility, “The Ben and Zelda Cohen Charitable Foundation Science Labs”. The inauguration ceremony brought together donors and community supporters for an evening of celebration and hakaras hatov. Rabbi Hauer shared Divrei Torah and bracha, as well as […]