Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

January 14, 2016
Parshas Bo  5776
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kollel Annual Dinner: THANK YOU!
Masmid Program: Now at 6:45
Winter Zman
Community News
Mazel Tov To:

David and Shoshana Golan
upon Elad and Sarah's marriage!

Patty and Eric Towler  upon the engagement of their daughter Sylvia to Shmuel Mischel of Highland Park!
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Bo
Thursday, January 7:
8:15 p.m.: Gemara 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
10:15 p.m.: Daf Yomi

Friday, January 8:
8:20 a.m.- 8:35 a.m. : Rabbi Prupas's Parsha Shiur
4:41 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
4:59 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, January 9:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
9:09/ 9:45 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Ramban Shiur with Rabbi Eskenazi
4:20 p.m.:  Mincha
Shalosh Seudos
5:00 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
6:12 p.m.: 72 Minutes
6:45 p.m.:  
Masmid Program This week sponsored by Dr. Eliot and Israela Friedman, in memory of Chava bas Shmuel, z"l, Great-grandmother of Masmidim, Binyamin, Benjamin and Joel Friedman 
7:30 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

Follow this link to see the new Shabbos Zemanim chart  for  January- February

Another Great Year of Kesher
Welcoming all 
Mothers and Daughters 
to another great year of Kesher!

Begins this Sunday:
January 17
10:00am- 11:15am
At the Union Fire Station
149 Montgomery Avenue
Childcare is available. Pre-registration is encouraged.  For questions or to pre-register, please contact Shayna Malka Zeffren  at or 610-507-3908.

For girls, grades 1-5
(6th and 7th grade volunteers welcome)

Mother and Daughter learning!

Arts and Crafts
Pastries and Coffee!

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January 17, 24 & 31 and
February 14, 21 & 28
10:00am- 11:15am

To sponsor an event, contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas at
The Kollel Thanks You for Your Support in our Extraordinary Annual Dinner Campaign!


Guests of Honor
Mr. and Mrs. Sanford and Margery Bruck

Young Leadership Award
Dr. and Mrs. Mendel and Shira Kupfer

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~Masmid Program News~
Beginning This Week Start Time: 6:45

This week sponsored by Dr. Eliot and Israela Friedman, in memory of Chava bas Shmuel, z"l, Great-grandmother of Masmidim, Binyamin, Benjamin and Joel Friedman 

To join the growing list of sponsors please contact
 Rabbi Zeffren at

Upcoming Program, next week in Memory of Masmid Pillar:
Dr. Barry Stieglitz, z"l
If you would like to participate as a
co-sponsor for $50, please let Rabbi Zeffren know at or 610-507-3906. 

Each week we raffle off a  $25 gift certificate to Shalom Pizza to be awarded to the adult accompanying the child whose ticket is chosen.

To see the latest Masmid Newsletter, click here.
Previous Weeks Photos available online, here:  Masmid Photos
Why not have your picture there too, j oin us this week!

Mazel Tov to the winners of the last two weeks: Shmuel Eskenazi, Yair Stollman and Yisroel Moshe Rosen!


Join the crowd during long winter Motzaei Shabbosos at our ever  popular and excit ing 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 fifteenth year.

All the rest of the programs until the end of the season have been reserved except for 4 of them. Reserve your sponsorship week today. To visit the sponsorship webpage, click here. 

To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links: 
The cost for sponsorship is only $360 per week.
To sign up for Masmid email, click here:  Masmid Email Sign-up

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Kollel Winter
Learning Schedule
The Kollel offers shiurim and chavrusas for every day of the week. 
To arrange for a chavrusah please contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas at 
Community News
  • PLEASE NOTE - Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will NOTmeet this Shabbos, Parshas Bo, Jan. 16th.
  • Torah Youth will not meet this Shabbos.
  • Rabbi Mordechai Young gives a weekly class for women every Sunday evening at 7:45 at the Poe's (400 Gary Lane in Bala Cynwyd). Now learning Koheles. All women and young ladies are welcome!
  • 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 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.
  • Parsha Shiur by Rabbi Ungar of Etz Chaim-  a 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.