Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
August 17, 2017
Parshas Re'eh  5777
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Goldschmidt Kiddush
Elul Zman begins this Wednesday!
Save-the-Date...Pre-Rosh Hashanah...Evening of Inspiration 5777.
Save-the-Date...Women's Oneg Shabbos.
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov to:

Binyomin and Nomi Goldstein on the birth of a son.
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Re'eh
Friday, August 18:
7:35 p.m.: Candle Lighting
7:53 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, August 19:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:04/9:40 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
6:30 p.m.: 
7:51 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
-----.: Maariv
9:03 p.m.: 72 Minutes

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for July-August 2017
Mazel Tov to the Goldschmidts
Kiddush Information
Everyone is invited to a Kiddush this Shabbos in honor of the birth of  Leiba Nechama, daughter of
R' Dovi and Chavi Goldschmidt.

The Kiddush will be held
at the home of Mrs.  Cheryl Epstein
271 Linden lane, Merion Station
11:00 am - 12:30 pm.
Elul Zman at the Kollel
Begins this Wednesday,
Rosh Chodesh Elul!

The new Elul zman begins at the Kollel this Wednesday, August 23.

All regular chavrusos and shiurim should resume at that time. Please be in touch with your chavrusah to confirm that you will be resuming with your previous schedule. 
If you do not yet have a chavrusah, or to explore the myriad learning opportunities we have available throughout the week, please contact Rabbi Zeffren ( or our Director of Community Programming, Rabbi Yosef Prupas (
Pre-Rosh Hashanah
Evening of Inspiration 5777
Please mark your calendars for our annual Pre-Rosh Hashanah Evening of Inspiration which will take place on Wednesday evening, September 13th at the Kollel. Details will be announced as they become available.
Women's Oneg Shabbos

Attention ladies: 
Join the Kollel women
at our next community Oneg Shabbos
On Shabbos Afternoon, Parshas Shoftim,
August 26th.
at the Zeffrens,
111 Bryn Mawr Avenue. 
Enjoy good company, Shabbos treats,
and neighborhood camaraderie. 

Details will be forthcoming.

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 resume in the Fall.
  • Torah Youth will resume in the Fall.
  • 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.