Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

February 28, 2013
Parshas Ki Sisa 5773 
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Greenspan Bris
Masmid Banquet
Women's Tea
Daf Yomi Siyum
Community News

Mazel Tov to:


Ms. Leta Bork on the birth of a grandson, born to her children, the Stengels! 


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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Ki Sisa
Parshas Parah
Thursday, February 28: 
8:15 p.m.:Rabbi Biberfeld's Gemara Yoma Shiur
9:00 - 10:00 p.m.:
Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur
9:00-10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
Friday, March 1:
8:25-8:50 a.m.:
Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
5:35 p.m.: Candle Lighting
5:53 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, March 2:  
8:15 a.m.:Shacharis
8:46/ 9:22 a.m.:
Latest Krias Shema 
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Rabbi Eskenazi's Ramban Shiur
5:14 p.m.: Mincha 
5:54 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
6:49 p.m: Maariv 
7:06 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
8:30 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur Note New time! 

Mazel Tov! - 

Bris Tomorrow for son of

Rabbi and Mrs. Uri Yehudah Greenspan

Blue Baloons

The Kollel Rabbis and Staff wish a hearty 

mazel tov to Rabbi Uri Yehudah and Sarah Leah  Greenspan on the birth of a baby boy!


The bris will take place bezras Hashem, Friday, March 1st, at the Kollel after Shachris. 


Shachris 7:30 a.m.

Bris 8:30 a.m. (approximately)


The seudah will take place in the Kollel's social hall on the lower level following the bris.     


May they merit to raise him to Torah, chuppah and ma'asim tovim.

Kiddush This Week

The Kiddush this Shabbos is being sponsored by the Starkmans in honor of the birth of their daughter, Esther Bracha!

Masmid End-of-Year Banquet-
A phenomal culmination of months of learning
The sixth annua

End-of-Year Masmid Banquet took place on Tuesday eveningFebruary 26th at:

KTA- Kosloff Torah Academy Social Hall 


To view pictures of the banquet, follow this link.
A Video of this event will be coming soon.
Mazel Tov to Hillel Friedman on winning the grand prize, a set of Shas!


Masmid Pics
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Thank you to all of the sponsors of the Masmid Banquet:

Erwin and Rochelle Nosenchuk, 

In memory of Mr. Ari Weiss, z"l

Jonathan and Karen Friedman 

Joel and Margalit Lubell

Sherman and Susan Frager

Ted and Phyllis Kosloff

Alan Mazurek and Sam Gross 

   A Stroll Through the Shuk

 Women's Tea

The Philadelphia Community Kollel

invites you on a 

Stroll through the Shuk

Women's Tea Event


Tuesday, March 12, 2013

7:00 pm

Merion Tribute House

625 Hazelhurst Avenue, Merion Station


Inspiring musical performance 

by Julia Blum


Full dairy buffet, exotic decor, 

great raffle prizes

Couvert $50

Mother/Daughter $75

Additional Daughter $25 each  

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Thank you to our sponsors:


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Live Broadcast Siyum
Daf Yomi Mesechta Shabbos

The Daf Plus Program of Agudath Israel of America
is delighted to invite you to join thousands across the US and Canada for a Nationwide Shiur
A live broadcast will be held next Wednesday,
March 6, 2013 at 8:00 pm

Given by RABBI ELI MANSOUR Siyum Shabbos

Rav, Congregation Bet Yaakov

A live broadcast will be held at
Philadelphia Community Kollel

Lower level conference room
364 Montgomery Ave


For more details, click on the flyer.

Community News


  • PLEASE NOTE: Bnos of Bala Cynwyd
    will NOT meet this Shabbos, Parshas Ki Sisa, March 2 due to KTA's annual production.


    Torah Youth: 3:30 - 4:30 pm in the LMS Social Hall.

    Grades K-8thNote the new starting time!  If you would like to help sponsor a Shabbos or want more information contact Rabbi Sruli Schwartz at or Rabbi Ari Silver at 610-6686-6833 or

  •  Koshersync: Like to know what's going on in the community? Join the Koshersync weekly update list! Simply send an e-mail to with the word "Subscribe" as the subject. This free service will update you weekly about the events scheduled for that week and a digest of new events. To post an event, e-mail with the event name, location, time, and description.
  • Bauminger's Library:
     The library will once again be open every Wednesday
     from 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., at 228 Stoneway Lane, Merion.
  • "כל השונה הלכות בכל יום": "Whoever studies two Halachos a day is assured a place in Olam Habah." If you would like to receive a free daily e-mail with two halachos a day, go to
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  • Rabbi Ungar's dynamic Shiur on the Parsha- please join us for an unforgettable
    Shiur every Monday night at Gary and Andrea Diamond's home at 101 Montgomery Avenue, # B5 at 8:15 p.m. Call for directions: 610-664-7690