Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
November 3, 2016
Parshas Noach  5777
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kollel Winter Zeman Has Begun!
Rabbi Reisman Navi Shiur...IS BACK
Rochel Imeinu Yarzeit Video...Wednesday, November 16
Are You New to the Area?
Community News
Mazel Tov to:

Dr. Yerachmiel (Richard) Kanoff on his upcoming marriage to Chaviva Shira Brandt-Tom!

Condolences to:

Robin Yvonne Pachter on the loss of her mother, Mrs. Shirley Trencher.
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Noach
Thursday, November 3:

8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Gemara Rosh Hashana with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.:  Kollel Erev  
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.:  Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
10:15 p.m.: Daf Yomi

Friday October 28:
5:36 p.m. :  Candle Lighting
5:54 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, October 29:
8:15 a.m.:   Shacharis
9:28/ 10:04 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
4:53 p.m.:  Mincha
Shalosh Seudos will be served!
5:53 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
6:48 p.m.: Maariv
7:05 p.m.:  72 Minutes
8:30 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman Navi Shiur

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart  for September-October.

Please note: The Kollel will now begin davening Shacharis on Sundays at 8:00 a.m.
Kollel Winter Z'man Has Begun!
All Kollel Shiurim, Learning, and Programs have resumed.
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 610-507-3906.

To see a detailed list of all our programs, please see our Programs Page here.
In addition, feel free at any time to download or listen to one of hundreds of shiurim on a wide variety of topics available under our archives tab.
All chavrusos and shiurim have resumed.
Regular weekday davening times continue:
Shachris Monday-Friday - 7:30 a.m.
Shachris Sunday-  8:00 a.m.*
Mincha  Sunday-Thursday - 2:30 p.m.
Maariv Sunday-Wednesday - 9:55 p.m.
Maariv Thursday - 10:00 p.m.
Daf Yomi: 10:10 p.m. 

*Please note the new davening time for Sunday Shacharis. 
Masmid Is Back!

It's Finally Here!!
Special for this Week Only -
A Prize for EVERY Participant!! 
Begins this Motsaei Shabbos at 7:30 p.m. a t the Kollel.
Every participant this week will receive a special prize in honor of our new season!
Don't miss it!
Also, prizes for the frequent attendees at the Elul Hasheveinu Program will be distributed. 
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 sixteenth year. To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links:
Masmid Stories  Masmid Photos  Masmid Videos
The cost for sponsorship is only $360 per week.
To sponsor a program today, click here:
Masmid Sponsorship
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Rabbi Reisman Navi Shiur
For Our 12th Year
Join us for our twelfth 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. 
Place: Each Motzaei Shabbos in the R' Leib and Rachel Kohn Conference Room.

Times for Winter 2016-17:
Oct 29                     9:00 p.m.
Nov 5                      8:30 p.m.
Nov 12- Jan 28       7:30 p.m.
Feb 4,  - Feb 25      8:00 p.m.
March 4                   8:30 p.m.
March 18 - 25        9:30 p.m.
April 1 - 8             10:00 p.m.
April 15- 29          10:15 p.m.
May 6 - 27           10:30 p.m.

Rochel Imeinu Yarzeit Video
Wednesday, November 16

Women and girls are invited to attend the 14th Annual Worldwide Event for the Yarzeit of Rachel Imeinu entitled
TEFILAH: The Ultimate Connection
on Wednesday, November 16 at 8:30 pm at the Kollel.
Listen to inspirational speakers, including HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky, shlita, Rabbi Paysach Krohn, Rebbitzin Tehila Jaeger, and Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller.

Are You New to the Area?

Are you new to the area? The Philadelphia Community Kollel welcomes you to our community. We offer many learning opportunities for men, women and children. We invite you to browse our website, to get an idea of what we do.  You can sign up for email, regular mail etc. and even make a request for a chavrusah here: 
Feel free to give us a shout for anything you might need.  Hatzlacha in your new home and welcome! 
Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Noach, Nov. 5th from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at LMS. We are beginning our motzai shabbos events shortly - these are for members only. To become a member contact M.  Friedman at .  
  • Torah Youth  will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Noach, November 5th from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at LMS.
  • 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.