Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
May 30, 2019
Shabbos Parshas Bechukosai  5779
Shabbos Mevorchim/Chazak
In This Issue
Shabbos Parshas Behar at the Kollel
This Shabbos! Shabbos of Inspiration - Elevate!
Security System
Refua Shelaima
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov

Yoni and Nava Danielli  on the birth of a son.

Leta Borck on the birth of a granddaughter, Mariam Tehila, born to her children, Noach and Sheena Stengel.

Marc and Debbi Frankel on the birth of a grandson, born to Rachel and Eli Turk. Mazel tov to the great grandmother, Gayle Fankel. The Sholom Zachor will take place at the Frankel home,  215 Old Lancaster Rd. in Bala Cynwyd.

Our Condolences

Miriam Feinstein on the passing of her beloved mother, Rachel Logan.

Jacob Amar on the passing of his beloved father, Meir Amar.
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News and Events
Shabbos Parshas Bechukosai
  at the Kollel
Thursday, May 30:
8:00 p.m. Additional Mincha
8:15 p.m: Gemara Shiur with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. Maariv
9-10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv

Friday, May 31:
6:15 p.m.: Mincha/ Maariv
8:04 p.m.: Candle Lighting
8:22 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, June 1:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:25/9:16 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
6:30 p.m.: Mincha
8:23 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
9:18  p.m.: Maariv
9:35 p.m.: 72 Minutes
10:30 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

For a Printable version please for the Shabbos Zmanim of May-June
Its Finally Here!
Shabbos of Inspiration - ELEVATE!
With  Rabbi Naftali and Rebbetzin Tehilla Jaeger
of Yeshivas Shor Yashuv
Full Schedule Below
The Kollel's Inaugural 
Albert and Freda Kraftsow   Shabbos of Inspiration
will take place from Thursday, May 30 - Sunday, June 2, 2019.  In anticipation of Kabbolas HaTorah, we invite you to an unforgettable weekend of inspiration with Rabbi Naftali Jeager, shlit"a, and Rebbetzin Tehilla Jaeger, Rosh Yeshiva and Rebbetzin of Yeshivas Sh'or Yoshuv, Lawrence, NY

The weekend will culminate with the 
Kollel's Annual Grand Lecture  in memory of our founder, Dr. David Epstein, z"l

Security System Notes
Fingerprinting and Key Fobs Available 
  This is a reminder that the Kollel's secure entry system is fully operational and in order to gain access on weekdays you will need to use your fingerprint.  There are a limited number of key fobs available to those who have experience trouble with fingerprint access. Please mention this before making an appointment.  You can sign up at the Kollel office by making an appointment. Please email or call at 610-668-9557.  Thank you.
Refua Shelaima
Please daven on behalf of our dear chaver, Rabbi Mike Stern, Yosef Elimelech Ben Yehudis, sheyichyeh, for a refua shelaima. To make a donation, please click here.
Kollel Lost and Found  

Unclaimed items left in the Kollel for longer than 30 days will be disposed of.
We have launched a Lost and Found Page to help people become aware of lost items.  Periodically, we will post on this page photos of items that are found in the Kollel facility or at Kollel events.  Please look at the items and let us know if any of them are yours at
(Please hover over each picture to read further details about the item/s in question.
In addition to this page, there is a Lost and Found box by the coat rack at the back door.
Community News 

  • Bnos will be meeting this week from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm at LMS.
  • Pirchei/Torah Youth will be meeting this week, for the last time of the year, from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm.
  • *New!!* Local Shatnez Tester conveniently located on Stoneway Ln in Merion Station! Dropoff hours Sunday and Thursday 1-2pm and 7-8pm. Endorsed by local Rabbonim. For more info call: (718)570-2729 or email 
  • 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 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 Jeff and Daryl Klein's home at 161 Union Avenue at 8:15 p.m.