Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update


October 10, 2013
Parshas Lech Lecha 5774
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Yahrtzeit Rochel Imeinu Video Presentation
Community News


Mazel Tov To:


Dr. and Mrs. Jonathan Tanner

on the marriage of their daughter Fran to Rafi Miller. 

Dr. and Dr. Jay Rosenblum on the birth of  a grandson.


Rabbi and Mrs. Baruch Lichtenstein on the birth of a granddaughter born to Tamar and Burry Moskowitz.


Dr. and Mrs. Hal Gordon on the engagment of their son, Ari to Shuli Taubes.
Rabbi Yonah and Dr. Chava Gross
on the birth of a baby boy.


 R' Sruli and Mrs. Rivka Schwartz
on the bris of their son, Mordechai.


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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Lech Lecha
Thursday, October 10:
8:15 p.m.:  Rabbi Biberfeld's Gemora Yoma Shiur 
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.: Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur  
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.:Maariv
Friday, October 11:
8:25- 8:50 a.m.:
Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur 
6:09 p.m.: Candle Lighting 
6:27 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
Shabbos,October 12:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:21/ 9:57 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema 
Kiddush is sponsored this week by The Weiss Family in honor of Dovid's siyum on Mishnayos Seder Kodshim
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Rabbi Eskenazi's Ramban Shiur
5:45 p.m.: Mincha 
6:25 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
7:20 p.m.: Maariv
7:37 p.m.: 72 Minutes 

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for September-October 2013.

    Yartzeit Rochel Imeinu Video Presentation-


The 11th Annual Yartzeit Rochel Imeinu Video presentation will be shown at the

Philadelphia Community Kollel
364 Montgomery Ave., Merion Station, PA, 
Lower level


Date: Monday, October 14, 2014
Time: 8:15 

With introduction by: 

HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky, shlita
With Shiurim by: Rebbitzen Tehilla Jaeger and Rebbitzen Tzipora Heller 


Please make a difference by sponsoring this event:
$18, $36, $50, $100, $360, $500, $1000
All proceeds will go to Aniyei Eretz Yisrael
(the impoverished and needy of Eretz Yisrael)
Please makes checks payable to Torah Umesorah Aniyim Fund
Distribution of funds under the guidance of HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky, Shlita   

For more information please see our website, or call the Kollel office at 610-668-9557  

Save the Date!

Kollel's Thirteenth Annual Dinner


Save the Date!
The Kollel's Thirteenth Annual Dinner  
Will take place on
 January 5th, 2013
at Lower Merion Synagogue.
Mark your calendar for a memorable evening.



Gemarah Beitzah with

Rabbi Avrohom Weiss


Rabbi Avrohom Weiss 

  leads an amud yomi gemarah Beitzah shiur for men.


Monday- Thursday evenings, from 9:05 - 9:55


If you like the idea of daf yomi but were intimidated by the length and commitment, then Amud Yomi is for you. This shiur is for both beginners and the more advanced, geared to covering an extensive amount of blatt while generating stimulating discussion on the gemarah. Rabbi Weiss is an experienced educator having been teaching for over ten years.

Community News


  •  Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will meet this shabbos, Parshas Lech Lecha, October 12, from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at LMS. If you'd like to attend Bnos but have not paid your 5774 membership dues yet, please contact Meira Friedman.

  • 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 is available by appointment ONLY, at 228 Stoneway Lane, Merion. Please call 610-664-2305.
  • "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 and sign up, or send a request to These are two separate services with separate halachos.
  • 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 
  • Congregation Beth Hamedrosh, 200 Haverford Road, Wynnewood is having a Chinese Dinner catered by Cherry Grill on Wed., Oct. 16 from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.with advance reservations due October 7, 2013Meat and vegetarian choices available.$15 per adult, $8 kids, ages 4-10, take out $10 per pound.  eggrolls 2/$5, drinks & dessert available for sale.  RSVP to Sarah Rosner, 619=0-642-4656 or