Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

April 20, 2017
Parshas Shemini   5777
In This Issue
New Summer Zeman Begins
Save-the-date: Kollel's 17th Annual Lecture
Community News
Mazel Tov To:

David and Shoshana Golan on the birth of a grandson, born to Shachar and Dania.

Dov and Orly Barnett on the birth of a daughter.

Naomi and Aaron Rosenthal  on the birth of a daughter, and to the grandparents Marsha and Larry Rosenthal .

Shoshana and Dovi Grossman on the birth of a son.

Condolences to:

Carole Kops on the loss of her brother.
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Shemini
Thursday, April 20:
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
10:15 p.m.: Daf Yomi

Friday, April 21:
7:27 p.m.: Candle Lighting
7:45 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, April 22:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:52/9:28 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sponsored by Mrs. Cheryl Epstein and Family in memory of Dr. David Epstein, z"l, on the occasion of his yahrzeit.
6:30 p.m.: Mincha
7:46 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
8:41 p.m.: Maariv
8:58 p.m.: 72 Minutes

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for
Kiddush This Week

Kiddush this week is sponsored in memory of

Dr. David Epstein, z"l
עזריאל דוד בן מרדכי יצחק ז"ל

On the occasion of his Yahrzeit
By Mrs. Cheryl Epstein and Family
New Summer Zeman Begins
The Kollel's new Summer Zeman begins

This Thursday, April 27
Alef Iyar
2nd day of Rosh Chodesh

All chavrusos and shiurim will resume at this time. If you learn regularly at the Kollel, please be in contact with your chavrusa or maggid shiur to confirm resumption of your regular learning schedule.

To see a full list of our programs and learning opportunities, see our programs page.

To see a list of our Davening times, please click here.

If you are interested in a learning opportunity, please contact Rabbi Zeffren at
yoelz@verizon. net
Please note:
Shacharis times
revert back to 7:30 a.m. starting
this Monday, April 24.
Kollel's 18th Annual Lecture
 The Kollel's 18th Annual Lecture will take place on

 Wednesday Evening
May 24, 2017 

Levering Mill Tribute House
(Formerly Bala Woman's Club)
Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
 For Men & Women
Stay tuned for more details!
Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Shmini, April 22, from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at LMS.
  • Torah Youth will not meet this Shabbos.
  • 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.

  •  The TA Mikvah has now begun summer hours, opening at 8:30 PM.  For questions, please email If you would like to make a donation to the new Lower Merion Community Mikvah, please email