Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
August 11, 2016
Parshas Devarim  5776
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kollel Summer Bein Hazemanim Break
Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation...Tisha B'av Video
Tisha B'Av Schedule.
The 3 Weeks in 60 Minutes
Are You New to the Area?
Community News
Mazel Tov To:

Rabbi Aryeh Leib and Chaya Ludzker on the bris of their son, Elozar Menachem Man,  in  Fallsburg NY.

David and Michal Burstein on the birth and bris of their son.

Jonathan and Elana Gotfried on the birth of a baby boy!
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Devarim
Friday, August 19:
7:42 p.m. :  Candle Lighting 
8:00 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, August 20:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
9:02/ 9:38 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
6:00 p.m.:  Mincha  Note Special Time
7:59 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
9:20 p.m.: Maariv
9:11 p.m.: 72 Minutes

Note: The Kollel is on Summer Bein Hazemanim break. No scheduled shiurim, Motsaei Shabbos Maariv or Sunday morning shacharis will take place unless announced otherwise.
Follow this link to see the new Shabbos Zemanim chart  for    July-Mid September
Kollel Summer Bein Hazemanim Break Continues
The Kollel  Summer  bein hazmanim break continues  until  Tuesday, August 30th.  All regular chavrusos and shiurim will resume on Tuesday, August 30th.
 The Beis Medrash continues to remain open for your learning pleasure. Breakfast cereal as well as cold and hot drinks are available for refreshment to those who are learning.  
Shacharis:  7:30 a.m.  
(Note: No minyan on Sunday morning)  
Mincha: 2:30   
Maariv:  9:55 p.m. (Thu. 10:00)  
Daf Yomi: 10:10 p.m.  
Shacharis:  8:15 a.m.  
Mincha:      6:30 p.m.
Please note exception for Shabbos 9 Av, August 13  when mincha will be at 6:00 p.m.
Maariv:      ---------

Annual Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation
Tisha B'av Video

Tisha B'Av Schedule
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Erev Tisha B'Av 
Shabbos, August 13:
Mincha: 6:00 pm
*Remember to finish eating Shalosh Seudos before 8:00 pm
Shkiya: 8:00 pm
Tzeis:(72 min.) 9:11 p.m.
Maariv: 9:20 pm
Please note: The late hour for Maariv is to allow you to bring your kinnos and shoes after Shabbos is over, before we begin Maariv.  Make sure to recite   ברוך המבדיל בין קודש לחול  (Baruch hamavdil bein kodesh l'chol) beforedoing melacha. It is ideal to recite the bracha of בורא מאורי האש
"Borei meorei haeish" on a havdala flame prior to coming to Maariv.
Tisha B'av Day  Sunday, August 14:
Shachris: 8:00 am
Select Kinnos Will Be Elucidated By The Rosh Kollel, Rabbi Yechiel Biberfeld before being recited.  
Chatzos: 1:05 pm  
Mincha: (w/Tefilin) 1:25 pm 
Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation
Tisha B'av Video   (see below for details) 
Program A:  2:30 pm
Program B:  5:00 pm
Shkiya: 7:59 pm
Maariv: 8:39 pm
The 3 Weeks in 60 Minutes
Everything you need to know about the Three weeks - The laws, the customs, and the history in 60 minutes or less. Click on the graphic to open or download this meaningful pamphlet authored by Partners in Torah.
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Community News
  • Did you mistakenly take an umbrella from the Annual Lecture? If yes, please contact Rabbi Yakir Schechter,
  • If anyone was in the Franklin Institute museum in Philadelphia on  Wednesday Chol Hamoed Pesach (April 25th), and witnessed a six year old girl fall right outside "The Heart" exhibit shortly before 3:00PM, please contact her family at . The injury sustained turned out to be serious and any witness that knows what occurred could possibly be very helpful for her.
  • 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.