Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
October 26, 2017
Parshas Lech Lecha  5778
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush this Shabbos
Shalosh Seudos this Shabbos
Kollel Winter Zeman In Session
Kollel Erev's Nightly Chabura - Join Now!
Lower Merion Community Mikvah Dedication Program
Rochel Imeinu Yarzeit Video
Masmid Program 5778...Begins November 4th...
New Shiur for Women
Save the Date - 17th Annual Dinner!
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov to:

Drew and Holly Dorman  on the birth of a grandson, Nosson Tuvia, born to Uri and Shira Malachevsky.

Rabbi and Mrs. Avrum Baum  on the marriage of their son, Moshe, to Chava Rivka Ochs.

Rabbi and  Mrs. Mordche Young
on  the birth of a grandson to Rabbi Yosef Shimon and Chaya Young.
Like what you see? master banner Logo
Dairy: 215.878.1500
For all your catering needs! 
Creative Lisence Design
Kollel Website
For a complete listing of Kollel events, programs, shiurim links, zemanim and more, visit us at our website:

For free Kollel audio shiurim and publications go to the archives tab.
Save Money and Support the Kollel!

Save Money and Support the Kollel!

Over 120,000 shiurim available for FREE download
75 new shiurim added daily
No monthly membership fee

Orthodox Main Line's
Event Calendar 
Koshersync logo

To post an event, e-mail

The Society for Mishnah Study

Chevra Lomdei Mishnah
Wonder Words
The Children's Wonder Words hotline!


Join thousands of Children nationwide in an incredibly special tele-experience!


212-444-1119, 718-305-6960, 845-738-1066

Comment Corner:
Questions or comments about our weekly e-mails? We would love to hear your feedback!
Click here to send us your suggestions, praises, criticisms, or any other comment.
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Lech Lecha
Thursday, October 26:
8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Gemara Rosh Hashana with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
10:15 p.m.:
Daf Yomi

Friday, October 27:
5:46 p.m.: Candle Lighting
6:04 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, October 28:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:29/10:05 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sponsored by Rabbi and Mrs. Yakir Schechter in appreciation of Chasdei Hashem.
5:23 p.m. Mincha
Shalosh Seudos for this week is sponsored by Mr. Josh Bowman in honor of the Kollel Rabbeim.
6:03 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
6:58 p.m.: Maariv
7:15 p.m.: 72 Minutes

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for September-October 2017  
Kiddush This Shabbos

Kiddush this week is dedicated by

Rabbi and Mrs. Yakir Schechter

in appreciation of Chasdei Hashem
Shalosh Seudos This Shabbos

Shalosh Seudos this week is dedicated by

Mr. Josh Bowman

in honor of the Kollel Rabbeim
Kollel Winter Zeman In Session
All Kollel Shiurim, Learning, and Programs have resumed.
Please be in touch with your chavrusah to confirm your respective resumption times. If you would like to pursue further learning opportunities, please contact Rabbi Yoel Zeffren at or 610-507-3906.

To see a detailed list of all our programs, please see our Programs Page  here.
In addition, feel free at any time to download or listen to one of hundreds of shiurim on a wide variety of topics available under our archives tab.
Regular weekday davening times continue:
Shachris Monday-Friday - 7:30 a.m.
Shachris Sunday- 8:00 a.m.
Mincha  Sunday-Thursday - 2:30 p.m.
Maariv Sunday-Wednesday - 9:55 p.m.
Maariv Thursday - 10:00 p.m.
Daf Yomi: 10:10 p.m. 
Kollel Erev's Nightly Chabura
Join Now!

Lower Merion Community Mikvah Dedication Program

All are invited to the
Lower Merion Community Mikvah Dedication Program
in memory of Monica Rasch Kohn, a"h.

Sunday, October 29, 2017 at  2:00 P.M.
111 Union Avenue,  Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

Please RSVP by clicking here.  For parking and baby-sitting information, click here.

This Monday!
Rochel Imeinu Yarzeit
Video Presentation for Women

Women and girls are invited to attend the 15th Annual Worldwide Event for the Yarzeit of Rachel Imeinu entitled
We're on the Way Home
Paving the Way to the Geulah - By Sharing
Monday, October 30th, 8:30 pm at the Kollel (lower level).

Listen to inspirational speakers, including HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky, shlita, Rabbi Paysach Krohn, Rebbitzin Tehila Jaeger, and Rabbi Jonathan Rietti.

Masmid Program 5778
Begins November 4th
Our Seventeenth Year!
The long-awaited Masmid Program begins Motsaei Shabbos, 
November 4th, at 7:15 p.m.
Sponsorships are now being accepted.
If you would like to dedicate a program, please do so today to ensure you reserve the opportune week for you.
To sign up as a sponsor today, click here:

Join the crowd during long winter Motzaei Shabbosos at our ever-popular and exciting 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 seventeenth year. To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links: 
Masmid Stories     Masmid Photos    Masmid Videos
The cost for sponsorship is only $360 per week.

To sponsor a program today, click here: Masmid Sponsorship
To sign up for Masmid email, click here: Masmid Email Sign-up
New Shiur for Women
on Sefer Bereishis

The Philadelphia Community Kollel Women's Division Presents a three-part shiur on Sefer Bereishis:

Yaakov Avinu:
A study of the life, travails, marriages, and persona of our forefather t hrough the lens of our Torah commentaries and the Midrash

An interactive study with Mrs. Sima Greer

Wednesdays, November 8, 15, and 29
at 8:30 p.m.
at the home of Amy Erlbaum
328 Brookway Road
Merion Station, PA
Save the Date:
Philadelphia Community Kollel's
17th Annual Dinner
Sunday, January 7, 2018

Kollel Lost and Found

Unclaimed items left in the Kollel for longer than 30 days will be disposed of.
We have launched a Lost and Found Page to help people become aware of lost items.  Periodically, we will post on this page photos of items that are found in the Kollel facility or at Kollel events.  Please look at the items and let us know if any of them are yours at  (Please hover over each picture to read further details about the item/s in question.
In addition to this page, there is a Lost and Found box by the coat rack at the back door.
Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd  will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Lech Lecha (October 28), from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at LMS. Please remember to pay your 5778 membership dues ASAP.
  • Torah Youth will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Lech Lecha (October 28), from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at LMS. 
  • 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.