Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

  September 4, 2014  
Parshas Ki Setze 5774
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush This Week
Annual Yom Tov Bake Sale
Evening of Inspiration
A New Halacha Shiur for Women
New Kollel Learning Schedule
Spotlight on Kollel Programs
TCN Webcast
Community News
The Man With the Truck

Mazel Tov To:

 Leon and Malkie Schwartz

on the engagment of their son, Moshe to Rivky Miller! 

Mazal Tov to the grandmother,

Marilyn Borck! 



Jasmin Nof on her engagment to Moshe Chaim Shinohara!


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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Ki Setze
Thursday, September 4: 
8:15 P.M.: Rabbi Biberfeld's Gemora Yoma Shiur
9:00 P.M.: Maariv
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.: Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur  
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
Friday, September 5:
8:20 a.m.: 
Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
7:08 p.m.: Candle Lighting  
7:26  p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, September 6:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:10/ 9:46 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sponsored by Rabbi Uri and Mrs. Sarah Leah Greenspan, in honor of the birth of their daughter, Chana.
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Ramban Shiur- Given by Rabbi Eskenazi
6:00 p.m.: Mincha
7:24 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
8:19 p.m.: Maariv
8:36 p.m.: 72 Minutes 

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  Kiddush This Week



Tuesday, September 16, 2014

 Annual Pre-Rosh Hashana 
~Evening of Inspiration~

Sunday evening,
September 21- 8:00 PM

Rabbi Menachem Feifer will be this years guest speaker at our Leil Hisoreirus.


Sponsorships Available!

$180, $360, and $500



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New Halacha Shiur for Women~

First Session:

~September 10th and 17th~

A Two Part Series on Halachos Pertaining to Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.

 Send your questions in advance to and come hear the answers given in depth at a Halachic session with the Rosh Kollel


Wednesday Evenings, 8:15 pm

at The Berkowitz Residence

303 Bangor Avenue

Bala Cynwyd, PA


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We welcome our three new Yungeleit and their families to the Kollel and wish the Benedict, Ludzker and Bier families much hatzlacha in their new positions. 

There will be a formal, special meeting for all new members of the community at our annual welcome in October - look out for details!  

We also welcome the myriad new community members to Lower Merion and encourage you to take advantage of the arrival of our new staff to arrange a chavrusah while slots are still available. Contact us today to discuss the opportunities available to you.  

If you are interested in setting up a Chavrusah or would like a specific Shiur, please contact the Kollel as soon as possible!

New Kollel Learning Schedule
~ELUL 2014~

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Spotlight on Kollel Programs: 

This Week Featuring 
~ Nightly Beis Medrash~

Every weeknight, the Kollel's Beis Medrash is bustling with activity as countless men from the Greater Philadelphia area gather to study Torah in groups or one-on-one chavrusa learning. Followed by Maariv at 9:55 p.m.
Sunday - Thursday 8:15-9:55 p.m.

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~Celebrate a Decade of TCN Webcasts~
Our 10th Season!
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Join us for our tenth season in the Philadelphia Community Kollel! 
This world-renowned shiur is broadcasted live from Baltimore, MD through the TCN videoconferencing network. Join hundreds across the US to hear fascinating halacha and chumash discussions related to the weekly Parsha portion. This shiur is shown at two locations, in Merion Station and in Northeast Philadelphia at Cong. Bnai Israel, 8201 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia as a Joint Project of BIOZ, TCN and the P.C. Kollel. For more information on the Northeast location, please call 

Thursday Nights 9:00-10:00 p.m. Followed by Maariv. This shiur is held in the R' Leib and Rachel Kohn Conference Room.


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Community News
  • BNOS IS BACK!: Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H begin meeting this Shabbos, Parshas Ki Saitzai, Sept 6th, from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at LMS. Girls 3 yrs. through 6th grade are welcome! Please remember to pay your yearly membership for 5775 - contact Meira Friedman for details.
  • KoshersyncLike 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.
  • 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.

 The Man With The Truck!


The Man with the Truck is coming to the Kollel on 

Monday, September 8, 

4:30-8:00  pm

He will be stocked for Yom Tov with boys' suits and shirts, girls'uniform skirts and shells, and all his regular wares.