Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

September 3, 2015
Parshas Ki Savo  5775
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush this week
Sunday Morning Program
Annual Pre-Rosh Hashanah Evening of Inspiration
Annual Yom Tov Bake Sale
Sign Up for Yomim Noraim Seating
A New Zeman begins at the Kollel
Community News
Mazel Tov To:
Steve & Denise Gorlechen
and Family on Eric's engagement to Deena Levine of Far Rockaway, NY!

Ira and Naomi Sved
upon their daughter  Tali's engagement to Aryeh Stiefel of Teaneck, New Jersey! Mazal Tov to the grandmother Mrs. Betty Sved!

Chaim and Shevy Ziemba
on the birth of  their daughter Yehudis!

Dorit Matityahu on the birth of a grandson born to her children Avi and Rachel Berliner!


Condolences To:
Mrs. Rochelle Nosenchuk and our dear college Rabbi Yehuda Nosenchuk and the extended Nosenchuk family on the passing of their husband, father and grandfather, Mr. Erwin Nosenchuk.
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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Ki Savo
Thursday, September 3:
8:15 p.m.:  Rabbi Biberfeld's Gemora Yoma Shiur
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, September 4:
8:20 a.m.- 8:35 a.m. : Rabbi Prupas's Shiur
7:10 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
7:28 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, September 5:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
9:09/ 9:45 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sponsored by 
Rabbi Yakir and Lea Schechter in honor of the birth of their daughter 
Esther Chana!

Ramban Shiur by Rabbi Eskenazi
6 :00 p.m.:  Mincha
7:26 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
8:38 p.m.: 72 Minutes

Sunday, September 6:
7:15 a.m.: Selichos

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Kiddush this week
Selichos Times:

Sunday Morning, September 6:                                       7:15 a.m.
Monday-Friday, September 7-11:                                    7:00 a.m.
Erev Rosh Hashanah , Sunday, Sept. 13:                       6:30 a.m.
Tzom Gedaliah Wednesday, September 16:                7:00 a.m.
Aseres Yemai Teshuvah , Sept. 17/18/20/21:             6:55 a.m.
Erev Yom Kippur , Tuesday, September 22:                 7:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning Program
Due to selichos and  erev Rosh Hashanah , there will be no Sunday morning program for the next two weeks: September 6 and September 13.

The Sunday morning program will resume on Sunday, September 20.
26th Nationwide Yom Iyun
This Monday

Save the date:
This Monday
September 7

At the Kollel
For men and women

This year's speakers:
HaRav Yisroel Reisman
Harav Elya Brudny
HaRav Yaakov Reisman
Annual Pre-Rosh Hashanah Evening of Inspiration:
This Wednesday
Sponsor Today:
$180, $360 and $500
Call or Email TODAY!

Save the Date:
Annual Pre-Rosh Hashanah Evening of Inspiration- At the Kollel- For men and women

This Wednesday evening
September 9th
8:30 PM

This year's guest speaker:
Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss- Rav Agudas Yisroel of Staten Island

HaRav Moshe Meir Weiss, Rav of Agudas Yisroel of Staten Island for the last 33 years, was privileged to be a close musmach and student of Harav Moshe Feinstein, zt"l for over a decade. Rabbi Weiss is a very familiar name in the Orthodox media and has inspired thousands of people around the world through his dynamic shiurim, radio shows, teleconferences and magazine articles since the 1980's. He delivers two Daf Yomi shiurim daily and has over 5000 archived shiurim hosted on the Kol Haloshon global teleconferencing system. Rabbi Weiss packs his day with teaching Torah, reaching men, women and children in New York and around the globe.
~Annual Yom Tov Bake Sale~
Save the date

Save the Date:
September 17
7 PM, program begins at 8:15

At the home of Tanya Libesman:
391 Sycamore Avenue
Merion Station, Pennsylvania

This years speaker:
Chevi Garfinkel

There will be a full dairy and pareve salad bar.
Couvert: $25
Sign Up for Yomim Noraim Seating
You can now sign up for Yomim Noraim seating at the Kollel by visiting  and choosing the "Yomim Noraim 5776"  tab or follow the link at the bottom of this item.

Please note:  As in past years, the seating for women will be on a first-come first-served basis. In order to accommodate as many people as possible, we will not be reserving seats. There should be enough room for everyone with comfortable seating. In the event that you have special circumstances that require you to have a specific seat reserved for you, please let us know in the comment box below and we will do our best to accomodate you.

The Kollel Rabbis and Staff wish you and yours a
kesiva v'chasima tova!

  Elul 5775
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Partnership Sefer Torah Campaign

The Community Partnership Sefer Torah project provides the opportunity for our friends and neighbors to fulfill the commandment for each Jew to write a Torah in its literal sense. This Sefer Torah will be the very first commissioned and owned by the Kollel. We welcome you to partner in the project's multi-tiered dedication opportunities which offer an everlasting share in this paramount mitzvah of perpetuating the Torah for eternity. For more information on how you can participate, click on the graphic, visit or feel free to call the Kollel office at 610-668-9557 for more information.
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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.