Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

November 5, 2015
Parshas Chayei Sara  5776
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush This Week
Masmid Program Week #2
Business with Interest Halacha Chabura No Chaburah this week
SAVE THE DATE! Kollel Annual Dinner
Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur Continues
Community News
Mazel Tov To:

Mr. and Dr. David Shakow  upon the birth of a grandson, born to  Chavi and Eli Glickman  in Israel!

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Greene on the Bas Mitzva of their daughter, Elisheva!
Mazel to the proud grandparents, the Kosloff's, the Greene's and the Warrin's!

Rabbi and Mrs. Shimon Kay on the birth of a baby girl!

Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Frager
on the birth of a granddaughter born to Avi and Caroline Zinberg!

Mr. Danny Israel on his marriage to Amanda Ross!
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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Chayei Sara
Thursday, November 5:
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, November 6:
8:20 a.m.- 8:35 a.m. : Rabbi Prupas's Parsha Shiur
4:35 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
4:53 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, November 7:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
8:34/ 9:10 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sposored by Alex and Abby Greene in honor of the Bas Mitzva of their daughter, Elisheva!
Ramban Shiur with Rabbi Eskenazi
4:12 p.m.:  Mincha
Shalosh Seudos
4:52 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
6:04 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
6:30 p.m.: Masmid Program
7:30 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

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Kiddush This Week

~Masmid Program~
Week #2
Now at 6:30 p.m.
Week #1 Photos available online, here:
Why not have your picture there too,
Join us this week!
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 fifteenth year.
To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links: 
The cost for sponsorship is only $360 per week.
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Mazel Tov to Shmuel Stieglitz who won the grand prize of a drone!

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~Business with Interest Halacha Chabura~
No Chaburah this week
There will be no Ribbis Chaburah this Sunday. The Chaburah will continue next Sunday.

Please join us for the Rosh Kollel's popular Halacha Chaburah!
Now Starting the laws of Ribbis
9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
With an option of 8:15 Shachris with a short bagel breakfast prior to the Chaburah.

To listen to previous shiurim, follow this link.
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For more information please contact:
Rabbi Yosef Prupas at
Kollel Annual Dinner
Sunday, January 10, 2016
At the Hilton, City Avenue
Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur Continues
Now at 7:30 p.m.

Join us for our eleventh season! Each Motzaei Shabbos (Saturday night), this shiur reaches us from Brooklyn, NY where it is received by over 1,000 people each week. Take advantage of the TCN revolution to experience outstanding shiurim. This shiur is shown at two locations, in Merion Station and in Northeast Philadelphia at Cong. Bnai Israel, 8201 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia as a Joint Project of BIOZ, TCN, and the P.C. Kollel. For more information on the Northeast location, please call 215-342-2999. 
Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos,  Parshas Chayei Sara, Nov. 7th from 2:30pm - 3:30pm at LMS.
    All girls 3 years through 6th grade are welcome! PLEASE HELP US KEEP BNOS RUNNING by paying your yearly membership dues (5776) - contact Meira Friedman for more details (610-617-9529).
  • Torah Youth will meet this Shabbos from 2:45 - 3:45 on the Lower Level at LMS.
  • Due to Torah Academy school programming Sunday, November 8, the Mainline Mikvah will NOT be open. The Lower Merion Synagogue Mikvah will be available for use.  For further information, please contact Yael Stieglitz at 484 557-1030
  • 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.