Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update


October 3, 2013
Parshas Noach 5774
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kollel's Winter Z'man Begins this Shabbos!
Save-the-Date Kollel's 13th Annual Dinner
Yahrtzeit Rochel Imeinu Video Presentation
Community News


Mazel Tov To:


Mrs. Shira Press and family 

on the engagment of her son Eli to Esther Swerdlik. 

Rabbi & Mrs Avroham Y. Hoberman on Bar mitzvah of their sonYisroel.


 R' Sruli and Mrs. Rivka Schwartz
on the birth of a baby boy.


Condolences to:



Ami Rosen and Rivka Hamer
on the passing of their dear father, 
Rabbi Barry Rosen z"l.

Dr. Jonathan Gomberg on the passing of  his dear father,
 Mr. Stanley Gomberg z"l.

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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Noach
Thursday, October 3:
9:00 - 10:00 p.m.: Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur 
Kollel Erev will resume next week
10:00 p.m.:Maariv


Friday, October 4:
6:20 p.m.: Candle Lighting
6:38 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
Shabbos,October 5:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:19/ 9:55 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema  
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Rabbi Eskenazi's Ramban Shiur
5:56 p.m.: Mincha 
6:36 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
8:31 p.m.: Maariv
8:48 p.m.: 72 Minutes 

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

Kollel's Winter Z'man

              Begins this Shabbos!


The New Winter Z'man at the Kollel Begins this Shabbos, Rosh Chodesh Chesvan, October 5th. All chavrusos and shiurim resume or continue their usual schedule as of this date, including: 
  • Nightly Beis Medrash
  • Kollel Boker at Kosloff Torah Academy - R' Bauminger
  • Daf Hayomi - R' Sruli Schwartz
  • Amud Yomi Meseches Beitzah - Rabbi Avrumy Weiss
  • Dirshu Daf Yomi B'Halacha Program - Rabbi Uri Greenspan
  • High School Boys Learning Program - R' Yaakov Deutscher
  • Kollel Erev
  • Sunday Morning Men's Program- Shiurim and Breakfast!
    •  Beginners - Rabbi Yehuda Nosenchuk. 
    • Advanced Halacha - Rabbi Biberfeld
  • Young Professionals Group- R' Yoel Zeffren
  • Practical Laws of Daily Living Shiur - Rabbi Yochanan Eskenazi
  • Thursday Night Gemara Yoma - Rabbi Biberfeld
  • Friday Morning  Parsha Shiur - Rabbi Yosef Prupas
  • Chaburas Chacham Lev
  • Women's Programming and Classes
  • Rabbi Frand's Parsha Shiur Live via Webcast
  • Rabbi Reisman Navi Shiur Live via Webcast

And much, much more!


Weekday Minyanim:

  Shacharis Monday-Friday -    7:30 a.m.

  Shacharis Sunday -                8:15 a.m.

  Mincha  Sunday-Thursday  -  2:30 p.m.

  Maariv Sunday-Wednesday - 9:55 p.m.

  Maariv Thursday -                10:00 p.m.


To see a full list of our Shiurim and programs, please see our Programs page on our website, 


Gemarah Beitzah with

Rabbi Avrohom Weiss


Beginning this Monday: 

Rabbi Avrohom Weiss 


will be leading 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.

Please email us immediately if you are interested.

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.


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: 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  

Community News


  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will begin meeting this shabbos, Parshas Noach, October 5 from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at LMS. If you have not paid your 5774 membership yet, please contact Meira Friedman.  


  •  There will a Shalom Zachor at the Schwartz's home this  Friday night at 8:45 p.m. 

    158 Latches Lane, Bala Cynwyd. Mazel Tov!

  • 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.
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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