Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
April 4, 2019
Shabbos Parshas Tazria/ 
Shabbos HaChodesh/ 
Rosh Chodesh  Nisan 5779
In This Issue
Shabbos at the Kollel
Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim.Pesach 5779.
V'Shinantum Continues!
Maos Chittim
Refua Shelaima
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov

Rabbi and Mrs. Pinchas Lando  on the engagement of their daughter, Rochel, to Shloime Rotberg of Lakewood, NJ.

Drs. Jay and Mindy Rosenblum  on the birth of a grandson, born to Yisrael and Rochel Kleinman of Lakewood.

Mr. and Mrs. Aharon and Michal Schapira on the upcoming Pidyon Habein of their son, Chananya Dov, Tuesday, April 9th., at 6:30 pm on the Kollel's lower level. The Community is welcome. 


Our Condolences To:

The Rosenberg and Ribiat families on the passing of Mrs. Freda Rosenberg a"h.
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News and Events
Shabbos Parshas Tazria/ Shabbos HaChodesh/ 
Rosh Chodesh Nissan
  at the Kollel
Thursday, April 4:
8:15 p.m: Gemara Shiur with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv

Friday, April 5:
7:11 p.m.: Candle Lighting
7:29 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, April 6:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:09/9:50 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
6:00 p.m.: Mincha
7:30 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
8:25 p.m.: Maariv
8:42 p.m.: 72 Minutes
10:00 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

For a Printable version please click on the link below for the Shabbos Zmanim of  March-April 2019
Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim
Pesach 5779
Will once again be held at the Kollel
Every weekday and  Chol Hamoed
(Excluding Erev Pesach)
Starts: Fri. April 12 - Thu. April 25
Shacharis  8:00 a.m.
Shiur : 9:30 a.m. (approximately)
Seder : 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Fresh Breakfast served daily (Thru April 18)
Sponsorships Available- Please see below.
 Sponsors to date: 
Borck and Schwartz Families 
Ted and Phyllis Kosloff
Rabbi Sruli and Rivka Schwartz
Steven Weiner and Lisa Wise
To join the list of sponsors, please contact R' Zeffren at 610-507-3906 or
V'Shinantum Continues!

Maos Chittim
As in the past, the Kollel will be accepting donations for Maos Chitim to be distributed through the Kollel. Donate online  (write "Maos Chittim" in the description box) or with a check payable to the Philadelphia Community Kollel ( write "Maos Chittim" in the subject line).  Contact Rabbi Zeffren for questions at 610-507-3906 or 
May your generosity in helping these needy families be a zechus for you and yours to thoroughly enjoy Pesach with joy and good health!
Refua Shelaima
Please daven on behalf of our dear chaver, Rabbi Mike Stern, Yosef Elimelech Ben Yehudis, sheyichyeh, for a refua shelaima. To make a donation, please click here.
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 will be meeting this week from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm at LMS.
  • Pirchei/Torah Youth will be meeting this Shabbos from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm.
  • *New!!* Local Shatnez Tester conveniently located on Stoneway Ln in Merion Station! Dropoff hours Sunday and Thursday 1-2pm and 7-8pm. Endorsed by local Rabbonim. For more info call: (718)570-2729 or email 
  • 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.