Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

  May 15,  2014  
Parshas Bechukosai 5774
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This Shabbos at the Kollel
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Community News

Mazel Tov To:


Lion & Sara Sassoon 

on the birth of a baby boy!


The Brit Yizchak will take place this Motzei Shabbos at 9:45 pm,

 at their home: 

2 Hardie Way, APT A1 in Bala Cynwyd.


The Bris Milah will be following the 

8:15 am minyan at KTA.



Jon and Jessica Erlbaum

on the Bar Mitzvah or their son, Akiva. A special Mazel Tov to the grandparents, Gary and Viki Erlbaum!


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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Bechukosai
Thursday, May 15:
8:00 P.M.: Mincha 
(additional, in Beis Medrash)
8:15 P.M.: Rabbi Biberfeld's Gemora Yoma Shiur
9:00 P.M.: Maariv (additional, on lower level)
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
( Please note these additional minyonim on Thursday nights, are to accommodate those coming to learn here.)
Friday, May 16:
8:20 a.m.: 
Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
7:52 p.m.: Candle Lighting  
8:10 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset


Shabbos,May 17:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:44/ 9:20 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Ramban Shiur- Given by Rabbi Eskenazi
5:15 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.: Rabbi Biberfeld's Business Ethics Shiur- Case #6
6:00 p.m.: Mincha
8:11 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
9:06 p.m.: Maariv
9:23p.m.: 72 Minutes 
10:30  p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur 

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for May- June 5774.

Business Ethics 5774

with Rabbi Biberfeld

~CASE #6~


Philadelphia Community Kollel's

15th Annual Lecture
The  Dr. David E. Epstein Z"L
Memorial Lecture
Harav Avraham Schorr, Shlit"a

To visit our Annual Lecture Webpage, please click on the poster below.

The Kollel's 15th Annual Lecture will take place on
 Wednesday, May 21, 2014 

7:30 P.M.-Mincha
7:45 P.M.- Greetings
Rabbi Yechiel Biberfeld, Shlit"a, Rosh Kollel
8:00 P.M.- Lecture
Harav Avraham Schorr, Shlit"a


Merion Tribute House
625 Hazelhurst Avenue
Merion Station, Pennsylvania

For Men & Women
Suggested Donation: $18
Students Free

Light Refreshments served before and after lecture.

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Video of Astronomy in Meseches Rosh Hashenah Lecture:

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Astronomy in Meseches Rosh Hashana Video


Thank you to Rosner Settlement Services for sponsoring this Lecture! 


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Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Bechukosai, May 17th from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at LMS. 

  •  Torah Youth will be meeting from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in the Social Hall of LMS.

  • KoshersyncLike 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 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