Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

October 22, 2015
Parshas Lech Lecha  5776
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Business with Interest Halacha Chabura Off to a great start!
Masmid Program Begins Next Motzai Shabbos!
Winter Zeman in full swing!
SAVE THE DATE! Kollel Annual Dinner
Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur Continues
Community News
Mazel Tov To:
Len Schachter  upon the birth of a great-grandson, Ilan , born to Nico and Michele Schachter Museyri of Tel Aviv!

Rabbi Eli and Estee Kopel on the birth of their daughter!

Dr. Ira and Julia  Strassman  on the Bar Mitzvah of their son  Elimelech!
Rabbi Joshua and Michelle Levy on the  birth of a grandson!

Yehuda and Aderet Frager on the birth of a  baby boy! Mazel Tov to the proud grandparents, Susan and Sherman Frager and Nancy and Charles Block and families.
IY"H, the Sholom Zochor will be at  their home, 304 Melrose Avenue, this Friday night, 8:30 PM. The Bris is scheduled to follow a 7:15 AM Shacharis at LMS on Monday.
Condolence To:
Rabbi Avraham Green, former Kollel Yungerman, on the passing of his father, Howard Green.
David and Leslie Ufberg and family on the passing of their dear grandmother Ruth Wilf
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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Lech Lecha
Thursday, October 22:
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, October 23:
8:20 a.m.- 8:35 a.m. : Rabbi Prupas's Parsha Shiur
5:52 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
6:10 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, October 24:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
9:23/ 9:59 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Ramban Shiur with Rabbi Eskenazi
3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.: Pirchei/ Torah Youth
5:28 p.m.:  Mincha
Shalosh Seudos
6:08 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
7:20 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
9:00 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

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~Business with Interest Halacha Chabura~
Off to a great start!

Please join us for the Rosh Kollel's popular Halacha Chaburah!
Now Starting the laws of Ribbis
9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
With an option of 8:15 Shachris with a short bagel breakfast prior to the Chaburah.

To listen to previous shiurim, follow this link.
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For more information please contact:
Rabbi Yosef Prupas at
~Masmid Program~
Begins Next Motzai Shabbos!

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 fifteenth year.
To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links: 

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Winter Zeman in full swing!

All chavrusos and shiurim resumed on Wednesday.
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 610-5073906.
Kollel Annual Dinner
Sunday, January 10, 2016
At the Hilton, City Avenue
Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur Continues
Motsaei Shabbos at 9:00 p.m.

Join us for our eleventh season! Each Motzaei Shabbos (Saturday night), this shiur reaches us from Brooklyn, NY where it is received by over 1,000 people each week. Take advantage of the TCN revolution to experience outstanding shiurim. 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 215-342-2999. 
Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Lech Lecha, October 24th from 3:30pm to 4:30pm at LMS.
    All girls 3 years through 6th grade are welcome! PLEASE HELP US KEEP BNOS RUNNING by paying your yearly membership dues (5776) - contact Meira Friedman for more details (610-617-9529).
  • 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.