Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

  May 9,  2014  
Parshas Behar 5774
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This Shabbos at the Kollel
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Community News

Mazel Tov To:


Norman and Chana Cohen

on the birth of their granddaughter, Ayden Tzofia. Mazel Tov to the proud parents,  Ari and Jamie Cohen!



Condolences To:


Rebbitzen Ruth Felder and family on the passing of their dear husband and father Rabbi Aaron Felder z"l.



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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Behar
Thursday, May 8:
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, May 9:
8:20 a.m.: 
Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
7:45 p.m.: Candle Lighting  
8:03 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset


Shabbos,May 10:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:48/ 9:24 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 #5
6:00 p.m.: Mincha
8:04 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
8:59 p.m.: Maariv
9:16 p.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.

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

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Students Free

Light Refreshments served before and after lecture.

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Attention Daf Yomi 

and Astronomy Enthusiasts:  

Special Lecture this Sunday!


In anticipation of Daf Yomi beginning Meseches Rosh Hashana,

we invite the community to a special shiur to be delivered by

Rabbi Alex Schutz of Modi'in Illit

Author of Kuntres DiShemaya, a commentary on the

astronomical concepts dealt with in Meseches Rosh Hashana


This Sunday, May 11th 

at 2:45 p.m. 

 (Mincha 2:30 p.m.)


This shiur is sponsored by: 

Rosner Settlement Services


Rabbi Schutz studied in Yeshivas Ner Israel of Baltimore and in yeshivas Maalos Hatorah under Rav Shmuel Auerbach. He studied meseches Rosh Hashana in-depth at Kollel Daas Tevunos in Kiryat Sefer under the leadership of Rav Kalman Gurevich and authored his work there. He has lectured widely on this subject across the world in England, Israel, Canada and United States.

His book has haskamos, approbations from renowned poskim, Rav Shmuel Auerbach, Rav Michel Zilber and Rav Shlomo Miller among others.


Copies of his book will be available after the shiur for $7.


This Shiur is Sponsored by:


Rosner Settlement Services

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Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this shabbos, Parshas Behar, May 10th from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at LMS.

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

  •  Project Innocent Heart Event this Monday Evening.

    Safer Communities for Safer Children

    Project Innocent Heart was founded at the behest of some of our generation's most respected rabbinic and lay leaders for the specific purpose of reducing the incidence of child abuse and maltreatment in our communities.  Towards this end, we have brought together the finest experts from the fields of social services, mental health and education and created a comprehensive program that has already impacted tens of thousands.Project Innocent Heart has conducted tens of workshops for educators, parents and community leaders which train participants to create safer homes, schools and communities for children.

    Please join us this Monday evening May 12, from 6:00-8:30 PM for our Inaugural Launch Event in Philadelphia at Steinhardt Hall on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania.  We will be privileged to hear CHOP's Dr. Cindy Christian, Judge Flora Barth Wolf and Rabbi Yerachmiel Milstein talk about real and effective ways to build safer communities for children. A light fare of strictly kosher sushi and delicious desserts will be offered.

    We eagerly look forward to warmly welcoming you and any guests you would like to bring.

    Let's do this for our kids.   Tuvia Sablosky - (646) 226-7598    -

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  • 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.
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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