Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

August 22, 2013
Parshas Ki Savo 5773 
In This Issue
Eve of Inspiration with Rabbi Frand
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Mazel Tov! Greene Kiddush
Bake Sale
Re-run of Documentary
Uncle Moishy Concert!
Yomim Noraim Seating
Selichos Yom Iyun
Community News


Mazel Tov To:


Dr. and Mrs. Steve and Shelly Melman on Judah's bar mitzvah!


Dr. and Mrs. Bob and Rita Ackert on the engagement of their son, Shia Chaim!

Reb Uri and Shira Schechter on the birth of a baby boy!

 The Sholom Zachor will take place in their home, 1 Montgomery Apt. 215. 


The Bris will take place on Wednesday morning after 7:30 Shacharis at the Kollel. (Approximately 8:15 a.m.)


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News and Events

Rabbi Yissocher Frand, shlit"a 

Will Be Joining Us In Person


at the Kollel's

Annual Pre-Rosh Hashanah

Evening of Inspiration 


This year's Evening of Inspiration will feature world-renowned speaker and author,


Live- In Person!


The Jewish People: A Legacy of Strength

8:15 p.m. Monday Evening,
 August 26th at the Kollel.
 For Men and Women

Followed by Maariv


Sponsored by:
Ted and Phylli
s Kosloff
David and Cyndi Kosloff
The Lebor Family in memory of Leon Lebor, Hy"d
פסח יהודה בן ר' פינחס הלוי הי"ד

Killed on 23 Ellul at the Twin Towers 


This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Ki Savo
Thursday, August 22:
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, August 23:
8:25-8:50 a.m.: 
Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
7:27 p.m.: Candle Lighting
7:45 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
Shabbos,August 24:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:06/ 9:42 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema  
Kiddush this week is sponsored in honor of the birth of Bayla Shoshana Greene. Mazel tov!!
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Rabbi Eskenazi's Ramban Shiur
6:00 p.m.: Mincha 
7:44 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
8:39 p.m.: Maariv
8:56 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
Mazel Tov! 
Kiddush in honor of Bayla Greene 

Kiddush This Week is Dedicated


In Honor of the Birth of:

Bayla Shoshana Greene

 By:Alex and Abby Greene


Mazel Tov to:

Zayda Ted and Bubbe Phyllis Kosloff

Sabba Ron and and Savta Marguerite Werrin


Time: 10:30-12:30



You're Invited!
Annual Pre-Yom Tov
 Women's Bake Sale Event  

The Kollel Women's Annual Yom Tov Bake Sale Event

will take place on
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Guest Lecturer:
Rebbetzin Tehilla Jaeger
"The Joy of Creating a New Start:
Woman to Woman Inspiration"
Doors open at 7:00 PM 
Program at 8:15 PM

At the home of Monica Kohn 
 335 N. Highland Avenue in Merion Station

Couvert: $25
Parve and Dairy Salad Bar

This Wednesday!
Re-run of Documentary of Life of 
Rav Elyashiv, zt"l - 
August 28

Due to the extraordinary crowd at the first showing and the great interest expressed in a second showing, we will be running this documentary again on: 

Wednesday, August 28th


Video: 8:00 p.m. Followed by Maariv 
For Men and Women. (Children 10 and older welcome) 
$10 Entrance fee charged by the makers of this film.
At: Philadelphia Community Kollel Lower Level 

Experience Rav Elyashiv's extraordinary dedication to Torah.  

In response to this film many have said

"It has the power to change your life!"

Get an intimate glimpse into the life of the Gadol Hador 

Please come early as the film will start on time. 

Film duration is approximately 1 hour and 50 min. 


Click on the poster to enlarge.  

10 days until Uncle Moishy comes to town!
 Purchase tickets before they are sold out!

Did you hear the news?

Guess who's back in town?
Uncle Moishy 
and his Mitzvah Men!!

Next Sunday, September 1, 2013

12:30 p.m.

Lower Merion Synagogue
123 Old Lancaster Road
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004  

Purchase Tickets Here! 

or visit, and choose the "Uncle Moishy concert" tab.


uncle moishy concert.
Special sponsor packages available online. Premier seating, pictures with Uncle Moishy, and more!


General seating: $36, $22, $15
Children under 12 months- free.
  Pizza and snacks will be served. 
Reserved seating.  


Sign Up for Yomim Noraim Seating


You can now sign up for Yomim Noraim seating at the Kollel by visiting, and choosing the "Yomim Noraim 5774" tab or follow the link at the bottom of this item. 


Please note: 

As in past years, the seating for women will be on a first-come first-served basis. In order to accommodate as many people as possible, we will not be reserving seats. There should be enough room for everyone with comfortable seating. In the event that you have special circumstances that require you to have a specific seat reserved for you, please let us know in the comment box below and we will do our best to accomodate you.


The Kollel Rabbis and Staff wish you and yours a

kesiva v'chasima tova!


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Broadcast of the 
24nd Annual Nationwide 
Selichos Yom Iyun 

This Labor Day at the Kollel

Agudas Yisrael of America is once again presenting a nationwide broadcast of a Selichos Yom Iyun:

A Year to Fix That Which is Broken; Bein Adom L'Chavairo, Bein Adom L'Atzmo 


The event, which is for men and women, will take place at the Kollel on Monday, Labor Day morning, beginning at 9:15 AM, the 2nd day of Selichos, September 2, 2013 / 27 Elul, 5773


The program features HaRav Yisroel ReismanHaRav Ephraim E. Shapiro,and HaRav Moshe Tuvia Lieff.
Community News





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    Delivery time pending.

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    For more info call: Lisa Eckmann - (610) 649-1888,    Nancy Horwitz - (610) 658-0343 

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