Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

June 11, 2015
Parshas Shelach  5775
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush This Week
Business Ethics 5775
Mazel Tov- Rabbi Yakir & Lea Schechter!
Kesher Opportunity This Sunday!
Community Partnership Sefer Torah
Community News


Mazel Tov To:

R' Yakir and Lea Schechter
on the birth of their daughter,
Esther Chana!

Moshe and Rachael Starkman on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Shlomo Yechezkel!

David and Kineret Shakow on the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Rivka Sarah!


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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Shelach
Thursday, June  11:

Please note: there will be no Yoma Shiur or 8:00/ 9:00 Mincha- Maariv this week or next.

9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.:  Kollel Erev

9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.:  Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
10:15 p.m.: Daf Yomi

Friday, June 12:
8:15 a.m.:Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
8:12 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
8:30 p.m.: Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, June 13:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
8:40/ 9:16 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema

Ramban Shiur by Rabbi Eskenazi

Kiddush this week is sponsored by Moshe and Rachael Starkman in honor of the 

Bar Mitzvah of their son, Shlomo Yechezkel!

5:15 p.m.:Business Ethics Shiur

6:00 p.m.: Mincha

8:30 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset

9:25 p.m.: Maariv
9:42 p.m.:  72 Minutes

Follow this link to see the new Shabbos  Zemanim  chart for 

~Kiddush This Week~
~Business Ethics 5775~
Business Ethics 
Rabbi Yechiel Biberfeld

This Shabbos Afternoon
5:15pm- 6:00pm
Philadelphia Community Kollel

Followed by Mincha

Mazel Tov -

Rabbi Yakir & Lea Schechter!
The Kollel Rabbis and Staff wish

a hearty Mazel Tov to


Rabbi Yakir & Lea Schechter

 on the birth of their daughter, 

Esther Chana!

Mazel tov to the entire Schechter & Zuckerman families.


May they merit to raise her to Torah, chuppah and ma'asim tovim.


We Need Your Help!

During our last Kesher season, we made special Shabbos packages for Bikur Cholim to distribute to patients and their familes who need to spend Shabbos in Philadelphia hospitals. 

These packages were so well-received that Bikur Cholim has asked us to make more!

 Please join us for this unique chessed opportunity for girls. 

You can leave your mothers home this time!


This Sunday Morning

June 14, 2015

10:30-11:15 am

Philadelphia Community Kollel

364 Montgomery Avenue

Meron Station

(lower level)


Refreshments will be served.
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Looking Forward to Greeting You!
Introducing the 
Community Partnership Sefer Torah

The Community Partnership Sefer Torah 

was inaugurated at our Annual Lecture. 

In the near future, please look out for a special mailing which will provide you

 with information on how

Click on the poster to view in large.

For more information, please contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas at 610-618-9949 or
Exciting Lower Merion Community 
Mikvah Update
Community News
  • PLEASE NOTE: Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will NOT meet this Shabbos, Parshas Sh'lach, June 13th. Iy'H next week will be the last week of Bnos for this year.

  • A Torah for Lev "Lev Avraham is fighting for his health with a smile to greet every doctor and nurse that checks him. Unknowing that this is not every 11 month old baby's life."
    Help support the Adelman Family, as they try to write a Sefer Torah as a zechus for their son, Lev Avraham
    The Adelmans used to live here and are the children of 
    Bob and Rita Ackert. For more information,visit

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  • 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.