Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

December 31, 2015
Parshas Shemos  5776
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush this week
Kollel Annual Dinner: NEXT SUNDAY, JANUARY 10!
Masmid Program
Winter Zman
Community News
Mazel Tov To:

Mr. and Mrs. Yaakov Cohen on the birth of a daughter, Laya Ahuva!

Mr. and Mrs.Hal  upon the birth of a granddaughter, born to Gavi and Sarah Sheindel!

Mr. and Mrs. Josh Cline on bris of their son, Yehuda Nadav!

Dr. and Mrs. David Weiss on the birth of a grandson!

Condolence To:
Mrs. Suri Halpern on the passing of her father, Rabbi Chaim Shulman z"l.

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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Vayechi
Thursday, December 31:
8:15 p.m.: Gemara 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
10:15 p.m.: Daf Yomi

Friday, January 1:
8:20 a.m.- 8:35 a.m. : Rabbi Prupas's Parsha Shiur
4:28 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
4:46 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, January 2:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
9:07/ 9:43 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sponsored by the Deutscher family in memory of
ריזל רבקה בת משה יחיאל Deutscher
on the occasion of her shloshim.
Ramban Shiur with Rabbi Eskenazi
4:06 p.m.:  Mincha
Shalosh Seudos
4:46 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
5:58 p.m.: 72 Minutes
6:30 p.m.:  
Masmid Program Sponsored this week anonymously, in 
honor of the Masmid Program and the Philadelphia Community Kollel.
7:30 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

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Kiddush this week

Kollel Annual Dinner
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Please note: The ad deadline has passed.  Ads are still being accepted for the ad su pplement booklet until Thursday, January 5 at 12:00 p.m.

Reservations are still being accepted until Tuesday, January 5.

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Mr. and Mrs. Sanford and Margery Bruck

Young Leadership Award
Dr. and Mrs. Mendel and Shira Kupfer

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~Masmid Program~
Each week we raffle off a  $25 gift certificate to Shalom Pizza to be awarded to the adult accompanying the child whose ticket is chosen.

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Previous Weeks Photos available online, here:  Masmid Photos
Why not have your picture there too, j oin us this week!

Join the crowd during long winter Motzaei Shabbosos at our ever-popular and exciting Masmid Program. Young boys come to learn with fathers, grandfathers, and mentors and enjoy great learning, stories, raffle prizes, and pizza! 
We welcome you to our fifteenth year.

All the rest of the programs until the end of the season have been reserved except for 4 of them. Reserve your sponsorship week today. To visit the sponsorship webpage, click here. 

To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links: 
The cost for sponsorship is only $360 per week.
To sign up for Masmid email, click here:  Masmid Email Sign-up

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Winter Zman
Learning Schedule
The Kollel offers shiurim and chavrusas for every day of the week. 
To arrange for a chavrusah please contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas at 
Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this shabbos, Parshas Shemos, Jan. 2nd from 2:45pm - 3:45pm at LMS.
  • Torah Youth will not meet this Shabbos.
  • Rabbi Mordechai Young gives a weekly class for women every Sunday evening at 7:45 at the Poe's (400 Gary Lane in Bala Cynwyd). Now learning Koheles. All women and young ladies are welcome!
  • 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.
  • 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.