Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
May 16, 2019
Shabbos Parshas Emor  5779
In This Issue
Shabbos Parshas Emor at the Kollel
Mazel Tov!...
Kiddush This Week
Shabbos of Inspiration - Elevate!
3 Great Learning Opportunities for Shabbos Afternoon
MASMID SPRING 5779 Continues!
SHIVTI SPRING 5779 Continues!
Update on Security System
Refua Shelaima
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov
Rabbi Moshe Yosef and Mrs. Miriam Baila Spiegel  on the birth of a daughter. Mazel tov to the grandparents, Rabbi and Mrs. Shmuel Spiegel and Rabbi and Mrs. Shloimie Tzvi Hirsh of Toronto.

Drs. Dovid and Meira Friedman on the birth of a granddaughter to Yechiel and Michal Cherrick ! Mazel Tov to the great-grandparents,  Drs. Jay and Mindy Rosenblum!

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News and Events
Shabbos Parshas Emor
  at the Kollel
Thursday, May 16:
8:00 p.m.: Mincha (additional)
8:15 p.m: Gemara Shiur with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. Maariv
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv

Friday, May 17:
7:53 p.m.: Candle Lighting
8:11 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, May 18:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:31/9:17 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
6:30 p.m.: Mincha
8:11 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
9:06 p.m.: Maariv
9:23 p.m.: 72 Minutes
10:30 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

For a Printable version please for the Shabbos Zmanim of May-June
Mazel Tov!
The Kollel Rabbis and staff
 wish a hearty mazel tov to
Rabbi Moshe Yosef and Miriam Baila Spiegel
on the birth of a baby girl!
Mazel tov to the proud grandparents,
Rabbi and Mrs. Shmuel Spiegel and 
Rabbi and Mrs. Shloimie Tzvi Hirsch of Toronto
May her parents merit to raise her to
 Torah, chuppah and maasim tovim.

Kiddush This Week
 Kiddush this week is sponsored by:

Avraham Gedaliah and Holly Dorman
In Commemoration of
The Yartzeits of Shmuel ben Mordechai HaKohein and Sarah Sofia bas Shmuel HaLevi
Shabbos of Inspiration - ELEVATE!
With  Rabbi Naftali and Rebbetzin Tehilla Jaeger
of Yeshivas Shor Yashuv
Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunities for Shabbos of Chizuk - ELEVATE!
Thursday, May 30 - Sunday, June 2, 2019 featuring 
Rabbi Naftali Jeager,  shlit"a  , and  Rebbetzin Tehilla Jaeger
Rosh Yeshiva and Rebbetzin of Yeshivas Sh'or Yoshuv, Far Rockaway, NY 
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Times and locations of events will be announced shortly.
3 Great Programs 
for Shabbos Afternoon
Continues This Shabbos!
Continues This Shabbos!
New Chabura Format
Update on Security System
Fingerprinting and Key Fobs Available 
  This is a reminder that the Kollel's secure entry system is fully operational and in order to gain access on weekdays you will need to use your fingerprint.  There are a limited number of key fobs available to those who have experience trouble with fingerprint access. Please mention this before making an appointment.  You can sign up at the Kollel office by making an appointment. Please email or call at 610-668-9557.  Thank you
Refua Shelaima
Please daven on behalf of our dear chaver, Rabbi Mike Stern, Yosef Elimelech Ben Yehudis, sheyichyeh, for a refua shelaima. To make a donation, please click here.
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 will be meeting this week from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm at LMS.
  • Pirchei/Torah Youth will be meeting this week from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm.
  • *New!!* Local Shatnez Tester conveniently located on Stoneway Ln in Merion Station! Dropoff hours Sunday and Thursday 1-2pm and 7-8pm. Endorsed by local Rabbonim. For more info call: (718)570-2729 or email 
  • 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.