Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

  April 3,  2014  
Parshas Metzora 5774
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Did you know?
Hilchos Pesach Shiur
Community News

Mazel Tov To:


Rabbi and Mrs. Yoel Dovid Zeffren on the bris of their son, 

Meir Yitzchok Zelig.


Rabbi & Mrs. Baruch Lichtenstein on the birth of their granddaughter, Batsheva Leah, born to Shmuel and Yocheved Lichtenstein.



Condolences To:


Rabbi Dr. Gedaliah Feldman on the loss of his beloved sister, Mrs. Marilyn Bookspan.

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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Metzora
Thursday, April 3:
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, April 4:
8:20 a.m.: Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
7:10 p.m.: Candle Lighting  
7:28 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset


Shabbos,April 5:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:15/ 9:51 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Rabbi Eskenazi's Ramban Shiur
5:15p.m.: Rabbi Biberfeld's Business Ethics Shiur- Case #3
6:00 p.m.: Mincha
7:29 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
8:24 p.m.: Maariv
8:41 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
10:00 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur 

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for March- April 5774.

~Mark Your Calendars~ 

Kollel's 15th Annual Lecture
May 21, 2014

The Kollel's 15th Annual Lecture will take place on
 May 21, 2014 
at the Merion Tribute House.


Stay tuned for more details...


To hear past lectures, please see our 

 Annual Lecture Webpage.

Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim


Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim 
will run on weekdays from
 Tuesday April 8 - Friday April 18 (excluding Erev yom tov)

Weekday Shacharis will be at 8 am & breakfast will be served before yom tov. 


Details to follow... 

Spotlight on Kollel Programs: 

This Week Featuring 
Business Ethics


During the summer on Shabbos afternooons, Rabbi Biberfeld leads a shiur on Business Ethics. This lively, interactive class places thought provoking, professional,  and ethical dilemmas within the framework of halachic discussion. 
Now in Session!

Shabbos Afternoon
5:15- 6:00
At the Kollel


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 Hilchos Pesach 

Come and learn practical Halachos about Pesach!


On Wednesday Evenings, Rabbi Eskanazi will dedicate his weekly practical halacha shiur focusing on the 

halachos of Pesach.

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

in the R' Leib and Rachel Kohn Conference Room

Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this shabbos, Parshas Metzora, April 5th from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at LMS. This will be the last week of Bnos until after Pesach. Wishing you a Chag Kasher V'Sameach!

  • Torah Youth: 4:30 - 5:30 PM on the lower level.

    Grades K-8th.  Last one until after Pesach.  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