Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
August 16, 2018
Parshas Shoftim 5778
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush This Week...
Save-the-Date:...Kollel's Pre-Rosh Hashanah...Evening of Inspiration
Save the Date:...Kollel Women's Annual...Yom Tov Bake Sale Event.
SHIVTI IS BACK!...With A New 3-Part Series.
Save the Date:...Special Women's...Shiur...By Mrs. Rachael Biberfeld..
The Elul Zman Began...
Important Mikvah Announcement
Are You New to the Area?
Community News
Mazel Tov to:
Drs. Dovid and Meira Friedman
on the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Elky, to Aron Yoel Rothstein. A special mazel tov to the proud grandparents, 
Drs. Jay and Mindy Rosenblum.

Chaim Yonah and Shevy Ziemba of New York on the birth of a baby boy.

Dr. Zev and Yonina Jacobson on the recent engagement of their daughter Tali  to Yekutiel Koschitzky!

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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Shoftim  5778
Thursday, August 16:
8:00 p.m.  Mincha
8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.:  Gemara Rosh Hashana with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev

Friday, August 17:
7:36 p.m.: Candle Lighting
7:54 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, August 18:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:04/9:40 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sponsored  by the Kollel in honor of the new Kollel Families and a Siyum on Meseches Zevachim by the Daf Yomi. 
5:00 p.m.: Shivti Program
6:00 p.m . :  Mincha Note New Time 
7:53  p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
8:48 p.m.: Maariv
9:05p.m.: 72 Minutes

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Kollel's Pre-Rosh Hashanah
Evening of Inspiration
Tuesday, September 4th
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Save the Date:
Kollel Women's Annual 
Yom Tov Bake Sale Event 
Thursday, September 13th, 2018
More Details to Follow 
With a New Three-Part Series
 Is the mitzvah to blow the shofar, 
or to hear the sound of the shofar?

Save the Date:
Special Women's Shiur
By Mrs. Rachael Biberfeld
Next Shabbos 
You are invited to a special  Women's shiur
Rosh Hashanah Inspiration
 to be given by 
Mrs. Rachael Biberfeld,
next week,  Shabbos, September 1st 
at 5:15 pm
at the home the Zeffren's, 
111 Bryn Mawr Ave. in Bala Cynwyd.
Elul Zman H as Begun!
Elul Zman at the Kollel began this past Sunday evening, August 12th (2 Elul). All regular chavrusos and shiurim resumed on Monday, August 13th.

Shacharis: 7:30 a.m. 
Sunday 8:00 a.m.
Mincha: 2:30
Maariv: 9:55 p.m. (Thu. 10:00)
Daf Yomi: 10:10 p.m.
Important Mikvah Announcement
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Are You New to the Area?
Are you new to the area? The Philadelphia Community Kollel welcomes you to our community. We offer many learning opportunities for men, women and children. We invite you to browse our website, to get an idea of what we do. You can sign up for email, regular mail etc. and even make a request for a chavrusah here:
Feel free to give us a shout for anything you might need. Hatzlacha in your new home and welcome! 
Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd  will not meet until after the summer. 
  • Torah Youth will not meet until after the summer. 
  • 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.