Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
October 11, 2018
Shabbos Parshas Noach 5779
In This Issue
Shabbos Parshas the Kollel.
Shalosh Seudos Starts
Parking Lot Upgrade
Kollel New Zman
Come Join and Learn..
Selichos Behab...
Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov:

Dr. and Mrs. Hal Gordon  on the birth of a grandson, born to Mr and Mrs. Ari Gordon

Gary and Gail Cantor  upon the birth of a granddaughter, born to Elisheva and Steve Jackson in Israel!


Our Condolences to: 

Mr. Jeff Milgram on the loss of his father, Mr. William Milgram, z"l

Mr. Russell Gold on the passing of his beloved mother, Mrs. Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin, z"l

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News and Events
Shabbos Parshas Noach
at the Kollel
Thursday, October 11:
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.: Maariv

Friday, October 12:
6:07 p.m.: Candle Lighting
6:25 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, October 13:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:22/9:58 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
5:45 p.m.: Mincha
Followed by Shalosh Seuodos
6:24 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
7:19 p.m.: Maariv
7:36 p.m.: 72 Minutes

For a printable version of the September-October Zmanim, please click on the link below.  September- October 2018.  
Shalosh Seudos Starts This Week 
Sponsorships Available 
Parking Lot Upgrade  

In conjunction with our neighbors, we will be repairing and sealcoating the back lot behind the Kollel. A crew will be here on Friday October 12th, between 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. to repair the parking area.  Please be sure to leave ample room for the crew to park their vehicles and to refrain from driving on the patched areas until after Shabbos.
The sealcoating will take place next Friday, October 19th, the entire lot will need to be closed by 7 a.m. until Sunday morning!!

Kollel Winter Zman 
Has Begun

The Kollel started its Winter Zman on Wednesday morning October 10 (Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan II) All chavrusos and shiurim 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 Yosef Prupas at
Shacharis - 7:30 a.m.
Mincha - 2:30 p.m. 
Maariv Sun.-Wed. - 9:55 p.m. 
Thursday - 10:00 p.m. 

Come Join and Learn 
Practical Halacha!

The Rosh Kollel's Sunday morning Yoreh Deah shiur begins a new siman this Sunday.
You too can now join this shiur, now in its 10th year, and learn practical halacha from the Shulchan Aruch.
Starting siman 119 this week.
Sunday morning's from 9:30 - 10:30 in the Beis Medrash.
Selichos Behab

In observance of the minhag to recite selichos Behab, we will be reciting selichos each of the following mornings at 7:15 a.m.-7:30 a.m. prior to shacharis:
Monday, October 15
Thursday, October 18
Monday, October 22
To learn more about Behab, see here: Rabbi Wein
Rabbi Reisman Navi Shuir 
Join Us This Motsaei Shabbos 
For Men and Women
OUR 15th Year!!

Parking note: Please be careful not to park in spots other than Kollel designated ones. If they are full, please find street parking. Thanks!
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 this week from 4:00 pm - 5:00pm 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.