Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
January 10, 2019
Shabbos Parshas Bo 5779
In This Issue
Shabbos Parshas the Kollel.
Kollel's 18th Chai Annual Dinner!
Kiddush this Week...
Masmid Program -This WEEK
Refua Shelaima.
V'shinantum! New Mishnayos Program
Security System Update.
Masmid Program
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov:

Mr and Mrs. Shelly and Tammy Peskin  on the birth of a grandson, born to Zach and Malki Peskin.

Mr and Mrs. David and Kineret Shakow  on the birth of a grandson, born to  Yosef and Chana Miriam Goldberg of Passaic.  The Shalom Zachar will be at the home of Kineret and David Shakow, 409 Sycamore Avenue in Merion at 8:30.

David and Sima Sherman  upon the birth of a grandson, born to Rabbi Daniel and Tamar Sherman!

Mazal Tov to Albert and Eileen Singer, on the engagement of their grandson, Alex Singer to Daniella Sassieni. Mazel tov to the parents, Aron and Mira Singer.

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News and Events
Shabbos Parshas Bo
at the Kollel
Thursday, January 10:
8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Gemara with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv

Friday, January 11:
4:37 p.m.: Candle Lighting
4:55 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, January 12:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:09/9:45 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Sponsored by 
The Kollel 
In Honor of   t
he Yungeleit
4:16 p.m.: Mincha
Followed by Shalosh Seuodos
4:56 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
5:51 p.m.: Maariv
6:08 p.m.: 72 Minutes
6:30 p.m.: Masmid Program
7:30 pm.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

For a Printable version please click on the link below for the Shabbos Zmanim of  January-February 2019
Kollel's 18th Chai Annual Dinner!
This Sunday!!
Thank you to all those who have made this campaign an extraordinary one. The tremendous success is a tribute to our honorees, our donors and our amazing Dinner Committee. We look forward to greeting you!

Please join us in paying tribute to these worthy honorees and to the Kollel's impact on our community by attending the upcoming dinner.
Kiddush this Week
Sponsored by: 
The Kollel 
In Honor of
The Yungeleit

Masmid Program this Week
Sponsored by:

Israil and Inna Pendrak
In memory of
Mr. Mendel Pendrak z"l
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.
NEW Mishnayos Program for Boys
Security System Update
The Kollel's secure entry system is now fully operational. In order to gain access on weekdays you will need to use your fingerprint. 
To sign up for access, please  make an appointment by emailing .
There are a limited number of cards and fobs available to those who have experienced trouble with fingerprint access in the past. Please mention this before signing up.  
Thank you.
Masmid Program
This Week at 6:30 p.m.

 January 12th, at 6:30 p.m.
At the Kollel 

Sponsorships are available.
If you would like to dedicate a program, please do so today to ensure you reserve the opportune week for you.
To sign up as a sponsor today, click here :

Join the crowd during long winter Motzaei Shabbosos at our ever-popular and exciting Masmid Program. Young boys come to learn with fathers, grandfathers, and mentors and enjoy great learning, stories, raffle prizes, and pizza! We welcome you to our eighteenth year. To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links:   Masmid Stories  Masmid Photos  Masmid Videos
The cost for sponsorship is only $500 per week.
To sponsor a program today, click here:  Masmid Sponsorship
To sign up for Masmid email, click here:  Masmid Email Sign-up

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 

  • There is no Bnos program this week.  
  • Pirchei/Torah Youth this week from 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm at LMS.
  • *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.