Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

  September 18, 2014  
Parshas Nitzavim-Vayelech 5774
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Annual Yom Tov Bake Sale
Evening of Inspiration
New Kollel Learning Schedule
Spotlight on Kollel Programs
Community News



R' Yehuda and Minnie Nosenchuk on their son, Meir Yehoshua becoming Bar Mitzvah. Mazel tov to the grandparents, Erwin and Rochelle Nosenchuk!

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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Nitzavim- Vayelech
Thursday, September 18: 
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, September 19:
8:20 a.m.: 
Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
6:45 p.m.: Candle Lighting  
7:03 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, September 20:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:14/ 9:50 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Ramban Shiur- Given by Rabbi Eskenazi
Kiddush this week is sponsored by Rabbi and Mrs. Yehuda and Minnie Nosenchuk, in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Meir Yehoshua.
6:00 p.m.: Mincha
7:01 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
7:56 p.m.: Maariv
8:13 p.m.: 72 Minutes 

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 Kiddush This Week

The Nosenchuk Family invite the community to join in their simcha! 

There will be a Kiddush on the Kollel's lower level, from after davening until 12:15 p.m.

Mazel Tov!


Yomim Noraim 5775

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Rosh Hashana Zemanim

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Earn merits before the Yomim Noraim towards being inscribed for a happy sweet new year by supporting the Kollel's ongoing Torah study, shiurim and programs for men and women of all ages in our community. 
A Memorial Scroll will be displayed over the High Holidays on our digital donor board located in our front lobby. 
For a donation of $100, you can memorialize a loved one on these holy days. 

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Our annual Pre-Yom Tov Women's Bake Sale took place this past Tuesday at the home of Michael and Lisa Wachs.


Thank you to all of the many women who helped make this Bake Sale a huge success!


To listen to the lecture that was given at the bake sale, by Mrs. Shalva Witty, click on the lik below.



 Annual Pre-Rosh Hashana 
~Evening of Inspiration~

September 21st

8:00 PM

The Philadelphia Community Kollel

Rabbi Menachem Feifer 

will be this years guest speaker at our Leil Hisoreirus.

Thank you to our Sponsors!


Ted and Phyllis Kosloff

Sid and Susan Laytin

Erwin and Rochelle Nosenchuk

In honor of their grandson Meir Nosenchuk, on the occasion of his Bar Mitzvah.

Steven and Lisa Weiner 

(In honor of the wedding of Meir Yochai Weiss and his bride, Sarah Bena. Mazal Tov! May parents Dr. David & Mrs. Elisheva Weiss merit to always enjoy much nachas from all of their children)

More Sponsorships Available!

$180, $360, and $500



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October 2, 2014

The Philadelphia Community Kollel and TCN


A Live Broadcast




Thursday Evening,

October 2, 2014

Drasha- 9:00 p.m.

Maariv- 10:00 p.m.

The Philadelphia Community Kollel 

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New Kollel Learning Schedule
~ELUL 2014~

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Spotlight on Kollel Programs: 

This Week Featuring 
~ Medical Halacha & Bioethics Chaburah~
In depth analysis led by the dynamic Dr. David Weiss
- For all health professionals-Prepare the primary sources b'chavrusah-Iyun shiur given by Dr. Weiss and guest speakers.
Every Tuesday Evening, 9:00- 9:55 pm
At the Kollel, 364 Montgomery Avenue, Merion Station

Email Rabbi Yosef Prupas-

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Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Netzavim / Vayelech, Sept 20th, from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at LMS. This will be the last week of Bnos until after Succos. Girls 3 yrs. through 6th grade are welcome! Please remember to pay your yearly membership for 5775 - contact Meira Friedman for details.

  • 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.