Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
November 9, 2017
Parshas Chayei Sara  5778
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush this Shabbos
Shalosh Seudos for this Sponsored by:..
Kollel Erev's Nightly Chabura - Join Now!
New: Sponsor a Shalosh Seudos..
Masmid Program...Begins This Motzaei 6:30 p.m.
New Shiur for Women
Kollel Erev's Nightly Chabura - Join Now!
Introducing- 17th Annual Dinner!
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov to:

Richie and Janis Fine  on the birth of a great-granddaughter, born to their grandchildren, the Greenfields of Yerushalayim.

Russ and Chaya Lyons  on the engagement of their son, Daniel, to Rachel Hillary of Rye, NY.

Condolences to:

Boris Kalandar on the passing of his mother, Gisya Genya Kalandarov, a"h.
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Chayei Sara
Thursday, November 9:
8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Gemara Rosh Hashana with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
10:15 p.m.:
Daf Yomi

Friday, November 10:
4:30 p.m.: Candle Lighting
4:48 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, November 11:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:37/9:13 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sponsored by the Dorman family. See graphic below.
4:00 p.m. Mincha
Shalosh Seudos this week is sponsored both anonymously and by the Nissimi family. See graphic below.
4:47 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
5:42 p.m.: Maariv
5:59 p.m.: 72 Minutes
6:30 p.m.: Masmid
7:30 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for
Kiddush This Shabbos

Kiddush this week is dedicated by

The Dorman Family

In Commemoration of the Yartzheits of
Their Fathers
Shmuel ben Mordechai HaKohein
Tuvia Shmuel ben Alexander
Shalosh Seudos This Shabbos

Shalosh Seudos for this Week
is Sponsored by:

In commemoration of the first yartzheit of
חוה יוטא בת ר' נפתלי

And by
The Nissimi Family
in memory of
Aviel Jenya bat Sonya
on her yartzheit.
Announcing...KESHER 5778!

Our beloved  KESHER program is starting up again in just a few weeks!  All-new curriculum!

Would you like to sponsor a Kesher program?
To dedicate a session in honor or memory of a loved one, click the link below:

You can also click on the following links:

To sign up for  Kesher Emails
To view our  Kesher Photo Page
To view our  Archive Page

KESHER, a learning program for mothers and daughters grades 1-5, brings generations together in a beautiful atmosphere of bonding through learning. A stimulating curriculum will be explored, followed by an interactive discussion and exciting art activity. Material suited for all ages and all backgrounds.

Invest an hour on Sunday morning and change your week!

December 3, 10, 24
January 7, 28
February 11
10-11:15 a.m.

At Kosloff Torah Academy - 50 East Montgomery Ave. in Bala Cynwyd

New: Sponsor a Shalosh Seudos

You can now sponsor Shalosh Seudos in honor or memory of a loved one for only $100. Please contact Rabbi Zeffren at for more information.
Masmid Program
Begins This Motzaei Shabbos
at 6:30 p.m.
This Week's Masmid
is sponsored by
Nachum and Devasha Stollman
in memory of Nachum's mother
חוה אסתר פרומה בת רב אליעזר יהודה ע"ה

Sponsorships are now being accepted.
If you would like to dedicate a program, please do so today to ensure you reserve the opportune week for you. 10 of 16 programs are already reserved.
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 seventeenth year. To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links: 
Masmid Stories     Masmid Photos    Masmid Videos
The cost for sponsorship is only $360 per week.

To sponsor a program today, click here: Masmid Sponsorship
To sign up for Masmid email, click here: Masmid Email Sign-up
3-Part Shiur for Women
on Sefer Bereishis
Part 2 This Week
Missed Part 1? See Below...

The Philadelphia Community Kollel Women's Division Presents a three-part shiur on Sefer Bereishis:

Yaakov Avinu:
A study of the life, travails, marriages, and persona of our forefather t hrough the lens of our Torah commentaries and the Midrash

An interactive study with Mrs. Sima Greer

Wednesdays, November 8, 15, and 29
at 8:30 p.m.
at the home of Amy Erlbaum
328 Brookway Road
Merion Station, PA

Missed Part 1?
To hear a recording of Part 1 of this series, please contact

Kollel Erev's Nightly Chabura
Join Now!

The Philadelphia Community Kollel's Seventeenth Annual Dinner will be held on January 7, 2018 at the Hilton City Avenue.
Submit Your Ad or RSVP Online!

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 of Bala Cynwyd  will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Chayei Sara (Nov. 11), from 2:45pm - 3:45pm at LMS (please note new time).
  • Torah Youth will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Chayei Sara (Nov. 11), from 2:45pm - 3:45pm at LMS (please note new time). 
  • 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.