Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
February 14, 2019
Shabbos Parshas Tetzaveh 5779
In This Issue
Shabbos Parshas the Kollel.
Masmid Program -This WEEK
NEW! Beginner's Gemara Class
Kesher Program -This Sunday
Masmid Program Information
Rabbi Reisman Shiur now also at LMS
Kollel's 18th Chai Annual Dinner Photos and Videos
V'shinantum! New Mishnayos Program
Refua Shelaima
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov

Rabbi & Dr. Josh and Miriam Friedman  on the birth on a son. Mazel tov to the grandparents, Dr. and Dr. Marty Ciner.

Our Condolences to:

Rabbi and Mrs. Shimon Yehuda Svei and the Svei family on the passing of Rebbetzin Devora Svei, A"H, wife of the Philadelphia Rosh Yeshiva, Horav Elya Svei zt"l.

Rabbi Menachem Friedman and family on the passing of his father, R' Eliezer Friedman.

Michael and Jody Molinari and family on the passing of Jody's brother, Michael Goldstein.
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News and Events
Shabbos Parshas Tetzaveh
at the Kollel
Thursday, February 14:
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 15:
5:18 p.m.: Candle Lighting
5:36 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, February 16:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:58/9:34 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
4:57 p.m.: Mincha
Followed by Shalosh Seuodos
5:37 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
6:32 p.m.: Maariv
6:49 p.m.: 72 Minutes
7:15 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
Masmid Program this Week
Sponsored by:

Mrs. Eileen Stieglitz and Family
In memory of
Dr. Barry Stieglitz z"l
dear husband, father, and friend
NEW Beginner's Gemara Class
Continues THIS Wednesday
Kesher Program Continues
THIS Sunday, February 17th!
The Kesher Mother-Daughter program 
continues this Sunday, February 17th.

Kesher this week will be sponsored by
Hans Greenberg and Sherry Shapiro
in honor of
Kesher and the special program that it is

Save-the-Date: Masmid Banquet
Please save the date on your calendars.

Come celebrate another fantastic year of Masmid Torah learning, at our tenth annual end-of-year Masmid Banquet.
Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:30 PM-3:45 PM
KTA- Kosloff Torah Academy Social Hall
50 Montgomery Ave, Bala Cynwyd
Mincha after program at 3:45 p.m.

Divrei Torah, raffles, a full lunch meal with hotdogs, hamburgers, (veggie burgers available with RSVP) fries, special dessert and a spectacular presentati
on with the award-winning juggler *Michael Karas!!

Fathers, mentors, and sons welcome!
Cost: $15 per person (Family pricing available upon request)
Feel free to join us even if you ha
ve 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.
* www.michaelkarasonlinecom

Masmid Program
This Week at 7:15 p.m.

 February 16th, at 7:15 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

Rabbi Reisman Shiur 
Now also at LMS
Rabbi Yisroel Reisman's Motzaei 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.
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. 

Mishnayos Program for Boys
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 3:30 pm - 4:30 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.