Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

  October 23, 2014  
Parshas Noach 5775
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush This Week...
Winter Zman Begins This Sunday!
SAVE THE DATE!...Kollel Annual Dinner
Spotlight on Kollel Programs
12th Annual Rachel Imeinu Video
Community News



R' Yosef and Faigy Prupas on the birth of their son, Moshe Yaakov!


Eileen Stieglitz and Jack & Judith Siderer on the birth of a granddaughter to their children  Daniel and Elana Stieglitz!


David and Talia Lebor upon the engagement of their daughter Orly! 


Miles and Adina Spiller on the birth of Ettel Fraida!


Rabbi and Mrs. Naftali Eisemann on the birth and bris of their grandson, Moshe Chaim born to their children the Freedmans.


Gedalia and Ruthi Feldman on the birth of a grandson, to Rabbi and Mrs. Uri Feldman of Boston.


Levi and Chana Brennan on the birth of a baby boy!


Rabbi and Mrs. Aron Gold and Reb Shmuel and Khana Globman on the birth of a great grandaughter, born to their grandchidren the Sendlers of Cleveland


Rabbi Yaakov Cohen on his engagment to Calanit Pazc!

Rabbi and Mrs. Binyomin Hachen of Yerushalayim on the birth of  their son, Shlomo Zalman, and to the proud grandmother, Dr. Rachael Hachen!



Condolences To:


Mrs. Debbie Zauderer on the loss of her mother, Mrs. Hilda Chill a"h. 

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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Noach
Thursday, October 23: 
8:15 P.M.Rabbi Biberfeld's Gemora Yoma Shiur
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.: Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur  
10:00 p.m.- Maariv

Friday, October 24:
5:50 p.m.: Candle Lighting  
6:08 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, October 25:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:27/ 10:03 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sponsored by Rabbi and Mrs. Chesky Weiss, in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Dovid.
5:27p.m.: Mincha
6:07 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
7:02 p.m.: Maariv
7:19 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
9:00 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

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 Kiddush This Week


 All Kollel Shiurim, Learning, and Programs will resume on Sunday, October 26th,  at the commencement of the new winter zeman.

Kollel Annual Dinner
Sunday January 11, 2015

  Please join us at our new and spacious venue

The Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue

on Sunday, January 11, 2015


Honoring Barry and Miriam Gesserman
and Andrew and Chava Paris


Spotlight on Kollel Programs: 

This Week Featuring 
~ Rabbi Reisman Navi Shiur Live via Webcast~

Rabbi Reisman's Live Video Hookup is now back in session!

Rabbi Reisman Navi Shiur Live via Webcast
Join us for our tenth 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.

October 18, 25-9:00 p.m.
November 1- 8:30 p.m.
Nov. 8 through Jan.31- 7:30 p.m.
February 7 though 28- 8:00 p.m.

March 7-  8:30 p.m.           
March 14 through 28- 9:30 p.m.
 April 5- 10:00 p.m.
 April 18, 25- 10:15 p.m.
 May 2 through 16- 10:30 p.m.


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12th Annual Yarzeit 

Rachel Imeinu Video


"In a Time of Open Miracles: What Can We Do?" 

to be shown at 

The Philadelphia Community Kollel

Sunday, November 2nd

8:15 PM.  



With an introduction by HaRav Shmuel Kaminetsky, shlita The featured speakers are 

Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller and Rebbetzin Tehila Jaeger


 This worldwide event will take place with showings of the video in communities around the globe.

 For women and girls only. 


All proceeds of donations go to Aniyei Eretz Yisroel (the poor and needy of Eretz Yisroel). 


For more info please contact the Kollel Office at 

610-668-9557 or 

Community News
  • Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller will speak for Bikkur Cholim at the Wach's home- 253 Orchard Way in Merion Station, on Monday, November 3rd at 10:00 a.m.

  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Noach, October 25th from 3:30pm to 4:30pm at LMS. PLEASE remember to pay your yearly membership dues - contact Meira Friedman for more information.

  • Torah Youth: - Boys grades K - 8th.  First one of the year!  3:30 - 4:30 pm in the Social Hall.  If you would like to help sponsor please speak to Rabbi Ari Silver at or Rabbi Sruli Schwartz at

  • Community-Wide Challah Bake will take place at Lower Merion Synagogue on Thursday eveningOctober 23rd. at 7:00 p.m. The event includes making, taking and braiding challah (baking will happen in each person's home), with special instruction, insight and inspiration in relation to this mitzvah.


  • First Seder Bais Medrash Melave Malka- with special guest speaker Rabbi Heshy Kleinman, author of "Praying with Fire". This Motzei Shabbos, Parshas Noach, October 25th at 8:15 p.m. at Kosloff Torah Academy. For men and women- $25 per person. To rsvp and for sponsorship opportunities, please contact Yona Zaslow at

  • 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.