Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

August 27, 2015
Parshas Ki Seitze  5775
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush this week
Sign Up for Yomim Noraim Seating
Annual Pre-Rosh Hashanah Evening of Inspiration
A New Zeman begins at the Kollel
Community News
Mazel Tov To:
Yaakov & Nava Greenfield  ( Zinberg) and their families on  their recent marriage!

Dr. and Dr. Dovid   Friedman on the birth of their granddaughter to Yechiel and Michal Cherrick!   Mazel Tov to the great-grandparents, our esteemed board member Dr. and Dr. Jay Rosenblum!
The Kiddush will be held this week at the Friedman's, 201 Meeting House Lane, beginning at 10:45am.

Mr. Amram Tehrani on his upcoming marrige to  Elinor Kalatizadeh! A special Mazel Tov to Amram's parents, Rueben and Shula Tehrani!
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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Ki Seitze
Thursday, August 27:
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, August 28:
8:20 a.m.- 8:35 a.m. : Rabbi Prupas's Shiur
7:21 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
7:39 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, August 29:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
9:07/ 9:43 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sponsored by Lomdei Hadaf in honor of the Siyum on Nedarim!
Ramban Shiur by Rabbi Eskenazi
6 :00 p.m.:  Mincha
7:37 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
8:49 p.m.: 72 Minutes

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Kiddush this week
Partnership Sefer Torah Campaign

In conjunction with the ongoing Community Partnership Sefer Torah Campaign, a hands-on demonstration on the making of a Sefer Torah was held for children and adults. Rabbi Betzalel Katkovsky, a sofer, mohel and shochet originally from Minsk is presently living in Northeast Philadelphia and is a member of the Philadelphia Russian Kollel at Congregation Beth Solomon. He enthralled a large crowd  of children and their parents. The presentation covered the various stages of the production of a Sefer Torah, from klaf to ink. the attendees left with a deeper appreciation of the laws of and challenges involved in producing a Sefer Torah.
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!

Annual Pre-Rosh Hashanah Evening of Inspiration

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

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.

~A New Zeman begins at the Kollel~ 
Elul 5775
After the Kollel Rabbis had a nice short break, they come back with a new excitement and invigoration!
The new z'man at the Kollel began last Monday with beautiful sounds of Torah filling the Kollel from early morning until late at night.
All Chavrusos and Shiurim have resumed.
If you do not yet have a chavrusah and would like to pursue a new learning opportunity, please contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas our Director of Placement and Special Programming at
To see a full list of our Shiurim and programs, please see the Programs page on our website, 
Click on the chart below to view a printable schedule.
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.
  • " 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.