Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

July 23, 2015
Parshas Devarim  5775
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Tisha B'av 5775
Kollel Bein Hazemanim Schedule
Community Partnership Sefer Torah
Rosh Chodesh Av Shiur Audio Link
Community News


Mazel Tov To:


Sam L. and Judith Samuels

on the engagement of Judy's son, Yitzchak Jakobi to Frannie Schmerling!

The Samuels Family on the celebration of the birth of their new grandson, Yosef Tzvi Herschel Galian, born to Rus and Ariel Galian!

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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Devarim
Thursday, July 23:

8:00 p.m.: Mincha

9:00 p.m.: Maariv

9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.:  Kollel Erev

9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.:  Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
10:15 p.m.: Daf Yomi

Friday, July 24:
8:15 a.m.:Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
8:04 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
8:22 p.m.: Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, July 25:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
8:54/ 9:30 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema

6:00 p.m.: Mincha

*Remember to finish eating Shalosh Seudos before 8:21 p.m.

8:21 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset

9:41 p.m.: Maariv
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 "Baruch hamavdil bein kodesh l'chol" before doing melacha. 
Also, please note that the time for Maariv is at 9:41pm, and not as previously announced.

See below for complete Tisha B'av Schedule.

Follow this link to see the new Shabbos  Zemanim  chart for 

Tisha B'av Schedule 5775

Zemanim for Tisha B'av 5775
Click on the chart below for a printable version.

The Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation 

Tisha B'Av Worldwide Event 5775


A new audio-visual presentation by renown speakers. 


Special Messages By:

HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky  Shlit"a


Program A 

Rabbi Yisroel Reisman

Dayan Yonason Abraham

Rabbi Ephraim Shapiro


Program B

Rabbi Zecharia Wallerstein

Rabbi Eli Mansour

Dr. David Lieberman


Sunday, July 26th

Program A- 2:30 PM

Program B- 5:00 PM


Philadelphia Community Kollel

(Lower Level)

Kollel Bein Hazemanim 

Schedule 5775

The Kollel will be on bein hazmanim/intersession break beginning


Monday, July 27th


Monday, August 17th


All chavrusos and shiurim will resume at that time.

 The Beis Medrash will continue to remain open for your learning pleasure. Breakfast cereal as well as cold and hot drinks will be 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:      6:00 p.m.
Maariv:      ---------

The Community Partnership 

Sefer Torah Campaign Presents...

In conjunction with the Community Partnership Sefer Torah Campaign of the Philadelphia Community Kollel, we will be holding a hands-on demonstration for children and adults, on how a 
Sefer Torah is made.

August 24, 2015
10:00 am
Lower Merion Synagogue


Sofer, Rabbi Betzalel Katkovsky will Present:



Please join us!


For more information, please contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas at 610-618-9949 or

Rosh Chodesh Av Shiur 

Audio Link

The following Shiur, given by 

Rabbi Biberfeld 

was recorded at Congregation Ahavas Torah this past Monday, as well as at the Women's Rosh Chodesh Shiur this past Shabbos.


Click on the topic below to listen to the audio.

Community News
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  • 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.
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  • 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.