Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
February 7, 2019
Shabbos Parshas Terumah 5779
In This Issue
Shabbos Parshas the Kollel.
Rabbi Aron Pessin Tonight in Ivrit
Women's Shiur - THIS SHABBOS!
Rabbi Reisman Shiur now also at LMS
NEW! Beginner's Gemara Class
Shovavim for Women
Masmid Program -This WEEK
Kollel's 18th Chai Annual Dinner in the News
V'shinantum! New Mishnayos Program
Kesher Program - Save The Date
Refua Shelaima
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov:

Drs. Jay and Mindy Rosenblum  on the birth of a grandson, born to Rabbi Rafi and Rebecca Rosenblum in Eretz Yisroel.
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News and Events
Shabbos Parshas Terumah
at the Kollel
Thursday, February 7:
8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Gemara with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv

Friday, February 8:
5:10 p.m.: Candle Lighting
5:28 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, February 10:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:02/9:38 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
4:49 p.m.: Mincha
Followed by Shalosh Seuodos
5:29 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
6:24 p.m.: Maariv
6:41 p.m.: 72 Minutes
7:00 p.m.: Masmid Program
8:00 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

For a Printable version please click on the link below for the Shabbos Zmanim of  January-February 2019
Rabbi Aron Pessin Returns 
A Special Shiur in Ivrit for Men
Join us 
Tonight, Thursday February 7th
at 8:00 p.m. on the Kollel's Lower Level
 for a special shiur in Ivrit by 
Rav Aron Pessin, shlit"a

Women's Shiur - 
Shabbos Parshas Teruma, 
February 9th
Rebbetzin Rachael Biberfeld will be giving a shiur on 
 "The Message of the Aron: Mikdash and Mishkan"
February 9th, Shabbos Parsha Teruma
at 3:30pm 
at the Zeffren residence
111 Bryn Mawr Ave., Bala Cynwyd

Rabbi Reisman Shiur 
Now also at LMS
Rabbi Yisroel Reisman's Motsaei Shabbos 
Navi shiur, broadcast direct from Brooklyn, via The Torah Conferencing Network (TCN) will now be shown at the Kollel and LMS too. This weeks's broadcast begins at 8:00PM. Rabbi Reisman has over one thousand viewers each week to his shiur which covers many wide-ranging contemporary topics. The one hour broadcast is shown at the Kollel in the Leib and Rachel Kohn Conference room on the Lower Level. At LMS it is shown in the Beit Midrash and is co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Community Kollel. Refreshments will be served.
NEW Beginner's Gemara Class
Starts THIS Wednesday
Shovavim 5779
for Women
Shovavim 5779 
for Women
With  Mrs. Debbie Selengut
Wednesday, February 13, 
8:30 pm

At the home of Rachel Ellen
435 Levering Mill Rd.
Bala Cynwyd, PA
Masmid Program this Week
Sponsored by:

In honor of and as a merit for 

Rabbi & Mrs. Zeffren
and their family שיחיו
and all those who make
the Masmid program possible
Masmid Program
This Week at 7 p.m.

 February 9th, at 7:00 p.m.
At the Kollel 

Only 2 weeks for Sponsorship are still available.
If you would like to dedicate a program, please do so today.

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 eighteenth year. To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links:   Masmid Stories  Masmid Photos  Masmid Videos
The cost for sponsorship is only $500 per week.
To sponsor a program today, click here:  Masmid Sponsorship
To sign up for Masmid email, click here:  Masmid Email Sign-up

NEW PHOTOS & A News Article
On Kollel's 18th Annual Dinner
Thank you for making the Kollel's 18th 
Annual Dinner a most memorable and historic one. 
Click here to see our:
or click on the collage. 

To see the article in last week's Hamodia Newspaper, click on graphic below.

Mishnayos Program for Boys
Kesher Program Continues
February 17th!
The Kesher Mother-Daughter program 
continues next Sunday, February 17th.

Sponsorship opportunities 
still available
Please reach out to Mrs. Liba Bauminger
if you are interested!

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 3 pm - 4 pm at LMS.
  • Pirchei/Torah Youth this week from 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm at LMS.
  • *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.