Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

   February 27,  2014  
Parshas Pekudei 5774
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Community News

Mazel Tov To:


Irvin and Rosylin Hirsch upon the marriage of their children, Leora & Aaron!


George and Vera Revesz upon the birth of a great grandson, born to Bracha and Dani Poliakoff !
Ezra and Susan Wohlgelernter upon the birth of their granddaughter!
 Bruce and Helena Greiff upon the birth of their baby daughter. 
Condolences To:

Mrs. Leah Stern on the loss of her dear mother.

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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Pekudei
Thursday, February 27:
8:15 p.m.Rabbi Biberfeld's Gemora Yoma Shiur
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.: Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur  
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.:Maariv
Friday, February 28:
8:20 a.m.: Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
5:33 p.m.: Candle Lighting  
5:51 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset


Shabbos,March 1:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:47/ 9:23 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema 
5:12 p.m.: Mincha
5:52 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Rabbi Eskenazi's Ramban Shiur
6:47 p.m.: Maariv
7:04 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
8:30 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur (please note new time)

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for  January- February 2014.

Rosh Chodesh


Shachris on Sunday will be 

8:00 AM

because of Rosh Chodesh.




Come celebrate another fantastic year of Masmid Torah learning, at our seventh annual end-of-year 

Masmid Banquet!


Sunday evening, March 2nd 

4:45-7:00 PM

KTA- Kosloff Torah Academy Social Hall

50 Montgomery Ave. in Bala Cynwyd 


Minyan for Mincha at 4:30 before the Program and Maariv at conclusion of the program 

~Amazing performance by the Gizmo Guys
~Great Raffles~Delicious Meal~Spectacular Desserts~Grand Prizes~Certificates~


Fathers, mentors, and sons welcome!

Feel free to join us even if you have not had an opportunity to attend a Masmid program this year.


Admission for Banquet and entertainment: $10


Sponsorships are available - 
Sponsor- $250
Friend- $125


Please contact Rabbi Zeffren at or call



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 Hilchos Pesach 

Come and learn practical Halachos about Pesach!


On Wednesday Evenings, Rabbi Eskanazi will dedicate his weekly practical halacha shiur focusing on the 

halachos of Pesach.

Wednesday evenings, for men, 9:05-9:50 

in the R' Leib and Rachel Kohn Conference Room

Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this shabbos, Parshas Pekudei, March 1st, from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at LMS (please note new time).

  • Torah Youth: 3:30 - 4:30 PM on the lower level.

    Grades K-8th.  If you would like to help sponsor a Shabbos or want more information contact Rabbi Sruli Schwartz at or Rabbi Ari Silver at 610-6686-6833 or

    Torah Youth Melave Malka

    Motzei Shabbos, March 1st At LMS Starting at 8:15

    For men and boys- $10 first person / $5 every additional person: RSVP to Rabbi Silver at by Tuesday, February 25th

  • Koshersync: Like 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.
  • Rabbi Ungar's dynamic shiur on the Parsha-please join us for an unforgettable shiur every Monday night at Gary and Andrea Diamond's home at 101 Montgomery Avenue, # B5 at 8:15 p.m. Call for directions: 610-664-7690