Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
October 19, 2017
Parshas Noach  5778
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Mazel Tov to the Kollel Erev!
Kollel Winter Zeman Begins
Masmid Program 5778...Begins November 4th...
Rochel Imeinu Yarzeit Video
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Noach
Thursday, October 19:
8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Gemara Rosh Hashana with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
(See special Kollel Erev message below)
10:00 p.m.:
10:15 p.m.:
Daf Yomi

Friday, October 20:
5:55 p.m.: Candle Lighting
6:13 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, October 21:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:25/10:01 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
5:32 p.m. Mincha
6:12 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
7:07 p.m.: Maariv
7:24 p.m.: 72 Minutes

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for September-October 2017  
Mazel Tov to the Kollel Erev!

Mazel tov to the Kollel Erev Chabura
upon completing Mesechta Brochos this evening!
They will begin Mesechta Sanhedrin next week.
To join, please contact Rabbi Prupas or Dr. David Weiss.
Kollel Winter Zeman Begins
This Sunday, October 22
All Kollel Shiurim, Learning, and Programs will resume on Sunday, October 22nd.
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 will resume at this time.
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. 
Masmid Program 5778
Begins November 4th
The long-awaited Masmid Program will resume on November 4th. Please look out for an email with the full details.

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 seventeenth year. To experience a taste of the Masmid Program or to sponsor a program, paste this into your browser:

Rochel Imeinu Yarzeit Video
Monday, October 30

Women and girls are invited to attend the 15th Annual Worldwide Event for the Yarzeit of Rachel Imeinu entitled
We're on the Way Home
Paving the Way to the Geulah - By Sharing
Monday, October 30th, 8:30 pm at the Kollel (lower level).

Listen to inspirational speakers, including HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky, shlita, Rabbi Paysach Krohn, Rebbitzin Tehila Jaeger, and Rabbi Jonathan Rietti.

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 of Bala Cynwyd  will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Noach (October 21), from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at LMS. PLEASE pay your 5778 membership dues if you have not done so already. Contact M. Friedman for more info.
  • Torah Youth will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Noach (October 21), 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.
  • 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.