Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
September 6th, 2018
Parshas Netzavim,  5778
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush This Week...
Yomim Noraim 5779...Information
Mazel Tov...
Kollel Women's Annual Yom Tov Bake Sale Event
VIDEO, PHOTOS and AUDIO...Of our Pre-Rosh Hashanah...Evening of Inspiration
No Shivti this Week!
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov to:

Mazel Tov to Beth and Len Ginsburg
upon Belle's engagement to Micah Altman of Minnesota.

Arthur & Tziviah Toran  on the birth of a grandaughter to David & Bryana Toran.

Condolences to:

Dr. Ira and Julia Strassman on the loss of Julia's father, Mr. Arthur Reiter, z"l
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Ki Savo
Thursday, September 6:
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.:

Friday, September 7:
7:04 p.m.: Candle Lighting
7:22 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, September 8:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:10/9:46 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sponsored by Ovadia and Miriam Gowar in honor of the birth of their daughter, Chana Baila,  and Ovadia Gowar and Akiva Dworkin To commemorate their Siyum on Meseches Rosh Hashana 
6:00 p.m.Mincha
7:21 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
8:16 p.m.: Maariv
8:33 p.m.: 72 Minutes

Follow this link to see the  Shabbos Zemanim chart for July-August 2018 
Follow this link to see the NEW Shabbos Zemanim chart for September- October 2018
Kiddush This Week

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Yomim Noraim 5779
For Information and Seat Signup

You can now get davening and general information as well as sign up for seating at the Kollel by visiting  and choosing the "Yomim Noraim 5779" tab or follow the link at the bottom of this item.
Please note: As in past years, the seating for women will be on a first-come, first-served basis. In order to accommodate as many people as possible, we will not be reserving seats. There should be enough room for everyone with comfortable seating. In the event that you have special circumstances that require you to have a specific seat reserved for you, please let us know in the comment box below and we will do our best to accommodate you.
The Kollel Rabbis and Staff wish you and yours a
kesiva v'chasima tova!

To sign up for  Yomim Noraim Seating, click   here .

To memorialize a loved one on our
High Holiday Memorial Scroll click  here .  
Mazel Tov 
Rabbi Yoel Dovid and
 Shayna Malka Zeffren!  
The Kollel Rabbis and Staff extend a hearty Mazel Tov  to
Rabbi Yoel Dovid and Shayna Malka Zeffren
on the engagement of their daughter 
Faigy,   to   Eliyahu Cooper
of Brooklyn, NY

A Vort will take place tonight at the Zeffren home,
111 Bryn Mawr Ave., Bala Cynwyd
beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Mazel tov to the entire  Zeffren, Gewirtz and Cooper families.
May we continue to share in simchos!
Kollel Women's Annual
This Thursday 
Yom Tov Bake Sale Event

Featuring Guest speaker, Mrs. Slovie Wolff
Daughter of Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis, a"h

Join the inspiration of this all-important
and uplifting event by becoming a sponsor.
Sponsorship on all levels includes admission.
$180 Sponsor
$360 Silver Sponsor
$500 Gold Sponsor
comes with a complimentary cake
for you to enjoy over Yom tov.

We thank Beth & Len Ginsburg
for opening their home for this event.

We thank our sponsors to date:
Mrs. Phyllis Kosloff
Ms. Lorna Isen
Mrs. Chaya Lyons
Mrs. Rochelle Nosenchuk
Prepare for Rosh Hashanah
Of our Pre-Rosh Hashanah
Evening of Inspiration with
Rabbi Aaron Pessin

To hear an audio recording of the event, click here.
To see a video of the event, click here
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 No Shivti this Week
Thank you to
all those who attended the 
Rosh Hashanah series on Shofar!
Keep Tuned for the next Shivti Series. 
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 will resume after Sukkos.
  • Torah Youth will resume after Sukkos.
  • 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.