Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
February 15, 2018
Parshas Terumah  5778
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Mazel Tov! To Rabbi Yirmiyohu and Liba Bauminger
Masmid Program This Motzaei Shabbos Begins at 7:15 p.m.
New Beginners Gemara Class
Masmid Banquet -SAVE-THE-DATE!.. Sunday, March 4th
New Weekly Shiur for Men
The Mishnayos Club Continues
Women's Paint Night - RSVP and Prepay Required
Community News
Mazel Tov to:

Rabbi Yirmiyohu and Liba Bauminger on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Yehoshua.

Rabbi Baruch and Miriam Lichtenstein  on the birth of a grandson, born to Eliyahu and Miryl Glenner.

Russell and Gila Gold  on the bris of their grandson, Amitai Dovid, born to Josh and Tamar in Israel.

Rabbi and Mrs. Joshua Levy  on the engagement of their son, Avraham to Rochel Biberfeld, daughter of  Rabbi & Mrs. Chaim Biberfeld  of Silver Springs, MD.

Condolences to:

The Dunoff Family on the passing of  Mrs. Gilda Dunoff, mother of Dr. Aryeh Dunoff, a"h.
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Terumah
Thursday, February 15:
8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.:  G emara Rosh Hashana with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
10:15 p.m.: Daf Yomi

Friday, February 16:
5:20 p.m.: Candle Lighting
5:38 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, February 17:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:57/9:33 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
4:59 p.m.:  Mincha
5:39 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
6:34 p.m.: Maariv
6:51 p.m.: 72 Minutes
7:15 p.m.: Masmid
8:00 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for
Mazel Tov! 
To Rabbi Yirmiyohu and Liba Bauminger
on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Yehoshua.

This week's Kiddush sponsored by the Baumingers.

Masmid  Program
This Motzaei Shabbos 7:15 p.m.

This Week's Masmid Program is sponsored  by:
Ted and Phyllis Kosloff
In memory of:

Mr. Irving Kosloff, z"l
יהושע בן לוי  זל

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 seventeenth year . To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links: 
Masmid Stories     Masmid Photos    Masmid Videos
The cost for sponsorship is only $360 per week.
Click here to sign up for Masmid newsletter emails

New Beginners Gemara Class
With Rabbi Dov Greer

The Philadelphia Community Kollel Presents 
A Beginners Gemara Class 
Emphasis on learning how to read and understand Gemara, Rashi, and some excerpts from Tosfos. Source sheets with key words and concepts translated and explained. 
Now Learning Perek Hamafkid of Baba Metzia 
8 - 8:50 PM, Thursday Evenings 
In the conference room 
on the lower level of the Kollel
To join, or for more information, please contact 
Rabbi Dov Greer: P. 203.848.8706 E. 
Annual Masmid Banquet
Sunday,  March 4th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Please Note New Start Time

Come celebrate another fantastic year of Masmid Torah  learning, at our tenth annual end-of-year Masmid Banquet.
Sunday, March 4, 2018
5:30PM-7:30 PM
at  KTA- Kosloff Torah Academy Social Hall
50 Montgomery Ave, Bala Cynwyd
Mincha prior to the program at 5:15 p.m. and Maariv after program at 7:30 p.m.

5:30PM Banquet program begins- Sign in and get your raffle tickets.
5:40PM Dvar Torah
5:45PM Full dinner meal with hotdogs, hamburgers, (veggie burgers  available with RSVP) fries, special dessert and more.
6:30PM Spectacular Presentation with the highly acclaimed *Doc Swan!!
7:15PM Raffle Drawings- Grand prizes and other great raffles will be drawn.  (A Shas, drone, and much more!)
7:30PM Program concludes and Frequent Attendance prizes and certificates will  be distributed to those who attended 7 out of 8 programs during this session.

Fathers, mentors, and sons welcome!
Cost: $10 per person
Feel free to join us even if you have not had  an opportunity to attend a Masmid program this year.
RSVP APPRECIATED at office@phillykollel,org

Sponsorships are available for the banquet:
Gold- $500 - Silver- $360 - Sponsor- $180
or you can sponsor the frequent Masmid and other prizes for $500.
Please contact Rabbi Zeffren at or 610-507-3906.
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Now Starting Perek Beis!
with Rabbi Yisroel Akerman
Gain a deeper appreciation of what's behind the workings of our universe!

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Tuesday Evenings 
8:20 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
on the Kollel's Lower Level
For Men
Refreshments by Just Desserts!
For Boys Grades 4-6
Please note that Rabbi Kaganoff's group will not meet tonight, February 15th.

The Mishnayos Club!

Who : Boys Grades 4-6
When : Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 7:40-8:00 pm
What : (at least) 2 Mishnayos each session,  from either one of two tracks - Seder Zera'im or Moed
With : Rabbi Moshe Starkman or Rabbi Yedidya Kaganoff
For more information please contact:
Rabbi Moshe Starkman: 301.254.9660,
Rabbi Yedidya Kaganoff: 201.414.7854,
or Rabbi Yosef Prupas: 610.618.9949,
Women's Paint Night
This Sunday,  February 18th
RSVP And Prepay Required

Click on poster below to RSVP

Philadelphia Community Kollel Women's Division Presents 
Paint Night Event
Sunday, February 18th
at the Union Firehouse
149 Montgomery Avenue in Bala Cynwyd
Doors open 7:15, Painting begins 7:45

Have fun with your friends and create your own
personalized canvas painting with guided instructions.

Couvert: $45
Adults only

Sponsorship: $180 for you and a friend
plus a raffle ticket

RSVP and prepay required

To RSVP, click here
To prepay with credit card, click here
(be sure to include "Women's Paint Night" in the item description)

Sponsorship: $180 Includes couvert for 2 + 1 raffle ticket
Silver Sponsorship: $360 Includes couvert for 3 + 2 raffle tickets
Gold Sponsorship: $500 Includes couvert for 5 + 4 raffle tickets
Platinum Sponsorship: $1000 Includes couvert for 10 + 8 raffle tickets

 For questions and comments, feel free to contact Liba Bauminger at
Community News

  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Terumah (Feb. 17), from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at LMS (PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME). Fantastic Bnos Purim event on Motzaei Shabbos, Feb. 24th from 7:15pm - 8:15pm - free for members, $5 for non-members. Contact M. Friedman for more info.
  • Torah Youth will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Terumah (Feb. 17), from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at LMS (PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME).
  • 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.