Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
February 25, 2016
Parshas Ki Sisa  5776
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Mrs. Rochel Goldbaum: The Power of You, Audio
Save The Date: Kollel's Annual Women's Tea
Masmid Program News: Start Time: 7:30
Kesher: Continues This Week
iGot Questions: Audio
New Chabura for Lawyers: Continues
Kollel Winter Learning Schedule
Community News
  Mazel Tov To:
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Lubell on the engagement of their daughter, Noa to Ian Gleaner!
A special Mazel Tov to Ian Gleaner on his engagement!

Condolence To:
Mr. and Mrs.  Steve Gorlechen on the passing of Steve's mother.
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Ki Sisa
Thursday, February 25:
8:15 p.m.: Gemara Yoma Shiur
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.:   Rabbi  Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
10:15 p.m.: Daf Yomi

Friday, February 26:
8:20 a.m.- 8:35 a.m. : Rabbi Benedict's Parsha Shiur
5:30 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
5:48 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, February 27:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
8:49/ 9:25 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Ramban Shiur with Rabbi Eskenazi
5:09 p.m.:  Mincha
Shalosh Seudos
5:49 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
7:01 p.m.: 72 Minutes
7:30 p.m.:   Masmid Program
This week sponsored by the Kupfer family in memory of their father and grandfather, Eliezer ben Chaim Menachem Mendel, z"l.
8:00 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

Follow this link to see the new Shabbos Zemanim chart  for  January- February

Mrs. Rochel Goldbaum
The Power of You
Mrs. Rochel Goldbaum

Speaking on
How to discover and plug into one's inner strengths to make the right decisions

A lecture for women of all ages and stages

To hear an audio of the shiur, click here.

To sponsor the lecture or for more information, please contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas:
Save The Date:
Kollel's Annual Women's Tea
Mark the date:
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
7:00 pm
Merion Tribute House

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~Masmid Program News~
Start Time: 7:30 p.m.
Banquet Information!

This week sponsored by the Kupfer family in memory of their father and grandfather, Eliezer ben Chaim Menachem Mendel, z"l.

The Frequent Masmid prizes from the first session WERE DISTRIBUTED. If you did not receive your prize, please contact Rabbi Zeffren at

Each week we raffle off a  $25 gift certificate to Shalom Pizza  to be awarded to the adult accompanying the child whose ticket is chosen.

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To see the latest Masmid Newsletter, click here.
Previous Weeks Photos available online, here:  Masmid Photos
Why not have your picture there too, j oin us this week!

Join the crowd during long winter Motzaei Shabbosos at our ever  popular and excit ing Masmid Program. Young boys come to learn with fathers, grandfathers, and mentors and enjoy great learning, stories, raffle prizes, and pizza! 
We welcome you to our fifteenth year.

There are still sponsorships available for the Masmid Banquet so please stay tuned.

To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links: 
The cost for sponsorship is only $360 per week.
To sign up for Masmid email, click here:  Masmid Email Sign-up

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Sponsored by Hans Greenberg and Sherry Shapiro
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January 17, 24 & 31 and
February 14, 21 & 28
10:00am- 11:15am

To sponsor an event, contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas at
iGot Questions 
: A Special Shiur for Women on the Laws of Borer

The Philadelphia Community Kollel  Presents:
iGot Questions  On the Laws of Shabbos
With  Rabbi Yechiel Biberfeld, Rosh Kollel
To listen to the audio of the shiur, click here.
New Chabura for Lawyers
Under the leadership of Steven Weiner and Dovi Goldschmidt
For Men
Monday nights,
Weekly 9:00pm-9:55pm
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364 Montgomery Ave, Merion Station, PA

For more information, please contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas
C: 610-618-9949
Kollel Winter
Learning Schedule
The Kollel offers shiurim and chavrusas for every day of the week. 
To arrange for a chavrusah please contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas at 
Community News
  • Bnos of BC will iy"H meet this shabbos, Parshas Ki Sisa, Feb. 27th from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at LMS. All girls are invited to join us motzei shabbos for a pre-Purim cupcake decorating event! $3 for current Bnos members,
    $10 for non-members. Contact Meira Friedman 610-617-9529 for details.
  • Torah Youth will meet from 3:00 - 4:00 on the Lower level.
  • The P'TACH Purim costume rental gmach is ready to fill your Purim costume needs! We have over 200 costumes from infant to teen, lots of accessories and adult costumes too! The gmach is located at 29 Aberdale Road in Bala Cynwyd and has open hours on Sundays from 12:30-2:30. Appointments at other times are also available. Please call Shira Kupfer at  7189304958  with any questions or to set up an appointment. Prices are $8 to rent first costume, $6 each additional costume. Family max $36.
  • Rabbi Mordechai Young gives a weekly class for women every Sunday evening at 7:45 at the Poe's (400 Gary Lane in Bala Cynwyd). Now learning Koheles. All women and young ladies are welcome!
  • Koshersync Like 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.
  • 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.