Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

  October 30, 2014  
Parshas Lech Lecha 5775
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush This Week...
Masmid 5775 Begins!
Masmid is Sponsored by
12th Annual Rachel Imeinu Video
Got Questions? Halacha Shiur
SAVE THE DATE!...Kollel Annual Dinner
Lost & Found
Community News



Rabbi and Mrs. Yoel Dovid Zeffren on the bar mitzvah of their son, Binyomin!

Abba and Ruthi Krieger on the bris of their grandson on Sunday!


Gedaliah and Ruthie Feldman on the birth of a grandson, born to Mendy and Leora Levine!

Shmuel and Michelle Galen on the birth of a baby boy!


David Srolovitz on the birth of a granddaughter!


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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Lech Lecha
Thursday, October 30: 
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
10:00 p.m.- Maariv

Friday, October 31:
5:41 p.m.: Candle Lighting  
5:59 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, November 1:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
10:07/ 10:35 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sponsored by Rabbi and Mrs. Yoel Dovid Zeffren, in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Binyomin.
5:18 p.m.: Mincha
5:58 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
5:53 p.m.: Maariv
7:10 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
7:30 p.m.: MASMID 5775 BEGINS!!
8:30 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for 

 Kiddush This Week

MASMID 5775 




12th Annual Yarzeit 

Rachel Imeinu Video

~Special Womens Program~


"In a Time of Open Miracles: What Can We Do?" 

to be shown at 

The Philadelphia Community Kollel

Sunday, November 2nd

8:15 PM.   


With an introduction by HaRav Shmuel Kaminetsky, shlita The featured speakers are 

Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller and Rebbetzin Tehila Jaeger


 This worldwide event will take place with showings of the video in communities around the globe.

 For women and girls only. 


All proceeds of donations go to Aniyei Eretz Yisroel (the poor and needy of Eretz Yisroel). 


For more info please contact the Kollel Office at 

610-668-9557 or 

Got Questions?
A  Halacha Shiur for Women
Second Session
Starting This Wednesday!

" Asking a non-Jew to do work on Shabbos- 
What, When, Where, and How?" 
Given by the Rosh Kollel, Rabbi Biberfeld on Wednesday evenings
November 5th, 12th, and 19th
8:15-9:15 p.m.


At The Berkowitz Residence

303 Bangor Avenue

Bala Cynwyd, PA


Send your questions in advance

 to, and come hear the answers given in depth at A Halachic Session with the Rosh Kollel. 


Note: This email address is for purposes of the shiur only. Regular shailos/questions should be directed to one's Rabbi.  


The shiur is for all levels and backgrounds

Kollel Annual Dinner
Sunday January 11, 2015

  Please join us at our new and spacious venue

The Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue

on Sunday, January 11, 2015


Honoring Barry and Miriam Gesserman
and Andrew and Chava Paris


 Lost & Found

A small gold chain necklace was found in the Kollel.  

If you think that it is yours or know the owner, please contact the Kollel Office at 610-668-9557 or 

Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Lech Lecha, Nov. 1st from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at LMS. Please remember to pay your yearly membership - contact Meira Friedman for info.

  • 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.
  • 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.