Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

   February 13,  2014  
Parshas Ki Sisa 5774
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Community News

Mazel Tov To:


 Rabbi Joshua and Michelle Levy

upon the birth of a grandson born to Rivka and Michael Tzvi Dear.


 Randi and Tom Finkle

on the birth of a grandson to Arielle and Avi Goldberg.



Condolences To:


Shoshi Cohen on the passing of her dear mother, Mrs. Shula Azubel a"h.


  Diane Zwillenberg on the passing of her dear mother, Mrs. Evelyn Fenner a"h.


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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Ki Sisa
Thursday, February 13:
8:15 p.m.Rabbi Biberfeld's Gemora 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
Friday, February 14:
5:17p.m.: Candle Lighting 
5:35 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset


Shabbos,Febuary 15:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:58/ 9:34 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema 
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Rabbi Eskenazi's Ramban Shiur
Kiddush this week is sponsored by Professor Richard Beigel, in memory of his mother, Alta Malka bas Yosef a"h, on the occasion of her first Yartzeit, and on the completion of Gemorah Makkos. Richard and Yossi Abramson will be making a Siyum on Gemorah Makkos.
5:36 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
6:31 p.m.: Maariv
6:48 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
7:15 p.m.: Masmid Program
8:00 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for  January- February 2014.

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This Week Featuring 
~Sunday Morning Men's Program- 
Shiurim, Chavrusos, and Breakfast! ~


Get your week off to a great start by joining the Kollel's men's Sunday morning program. Shacharis is at 8:15, followed by a breakfast of bagels and eggs by Chef Levi. 
After breakfast, there is an option of learning with a chavrusa, or joining one of the following shiurim

1. The beginner's skill-building Gemara shiur by Rabbi Yehuda Nosenchuk.

2. Rabbi Biberfeld's Advanced halacha shiur, is currently learning topics in Hilchos ta'aruvos.Come join and learn the basics of Yoreh Deah with a whole new appreciation for this important limmud!
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On Wednesday Evenings, Rabbi Eskanazi will dedicate his weekly practical halacha shiur focusing on the 

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Wednesday evenings, for men, 9:05-9:50 

in the R' Leib and Rachel Kohn Conference Room

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Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this shabbos, Parshas Ki Sisa, Feb.15th from 3-4pm at LMS.

  • Torah Youth: 3:00 - 4:00 PM in the Social Hall.

    Grades K-8th.  If you would like to help sponsor a Shabbos or want more information contact Rabbi Sruli Schwartz at or Rabbi Ari Silver at 610-6686-6833 or

  • 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.
  • Rabbi Ungar's dynamic shiur on the Parsha-please join us for an unforgettable shiur every Monday night at Gary and Andrea Diamond's home at 101 Montgomery Avenue, # B5 at 8:15 p.m. Call for directions: 610-664-7690