Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
March 7, 2019
Shabbos Parshas Pekudai 5779
In This Issue
Shabbos Parshas Pekudai at the Kollel.
Kiddush This Week
Masmid Banquet Photos!.
Purim Shiur for Women - Save the Date!
Women's Event - Save the Date!
Purim! At the Kollel
V'shinantum! Mishnayos Program Continues
Refua Shelaima
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov

Rabbi and Mrs. Yosef and Tehilla Rabinowich  on the birth of a son.  The Shalom Zachor will iy"H be at their home 330 Bryn Mawr Ave., Bala Cynwyd at 9. The bris will take place iy"h on Sunday morning at the Mesivta following an 8am Shacharis.

Rabbi and Mrs. Yedidya and Chani Kaganoff  on the birth of a son.  The Shalom Zachor will take place iy"H at their home, 221 Upland Rd., Merion Station from 9-10:30. The Bris will take place iy"h at the Kollel this Tuesday,  March 12th after 7:30 a.m. Shacharis (approx. 8:15 a.m.)

Rabbi and Mrs. Yoni and Devora Spinka on the birth of a son. The Shalom Zachor will take place iy"H at their home, 407 Bala Circle in Bala Cynwyd from 8:30 p.m. onward. 

Mr. and Mrs. Avi and Julie Zohar on the birth of a son. A special mazel tov to the proud grandparents, Mark and Debra ZoharThe Shalom Zachor will be at their home - 217 Edgehill Road in Merion from 8:00 pm. - 10:30 p.m. 
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News and Events
Shabbos Parshas Pekudai
  at the Kollel
Thursday, March 7:
8:15 p.m: Gemara Shiur with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv

Friday, March 8:
5:42 p.m.: Candle Lighting
6:00 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, March 9:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:37/9:17 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
5:21 p.m.: Mincha
Followed by Shalosh Seuodos
6:01 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
7:06 p.m.: Maariv
7:12 p.m.: 72 Minutes
8:30 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur - Now also at LMS

For a Printable version please click on the link below for the Shabbos Zmanim of  March-April 2019
Kiddish This Week
Kiddush this week will be sponsored by

Rabbi and Mrs. Shmulie Grunberger
in honor of
A Siyum

Masmid Banquet Photos!
Thank you to everyone who participated in our exhilarating eleventh annual Masmid Banquet this past Sunday afternoon. The banquet celebrated another fantastic year of Masmid Torah learning.

A special thank-you to our sponsors:
Gold: Tim and Joanne Douek
Silver:  Sanford and Margery Bruck
Ted and Phyllis Kosloff
Adam and Alina Levine     
Mitch and Ilana Appleson
Dovid and Rina Dunoff
Israil and Inna Pendrak
Arthur Sauerhaft and Emily Colplon
Uri and Shira Schechter

Save the Date!
Purim Shiur for Women
Next Shabbas, March 16th
Save the Date!
Women's Event 
Next Motzaei Shabbas, 
March 16th
Purim at the Kollel
Purim Mesiba Save-the-Date!!
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Mishnayos Program for Boys
Refua Shelaima
Please daven on behalf of our dear chaver, Rabbi Mike Stern, Yosef Elimelech Ben Yehudis, sheyichyeh, for a refua shelaima. To make a donation, please click here.
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 be meeting this week from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm at LMS.
  • Pirchei/Torah Youth will be meeting this week from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm.
  • *New!!* Local Shatnez Tester conveniently located on Stoneway Ln in Merion Station! Dropoff hours Sunday and Thursday 1-2pm and 7-8pm. Endorsed by local Rabbonim. For more info call: (718)570-2729 or email 
  • 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.