Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
November 16, 2017
Parshas Toldos  5778
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kiddush this Shabbos
Just Two Weeks Away...KESHER 5778!
Kollel Women's Division Melava Malka
New: Sponsor a Shalosh Seudos..
Masmid Program...Begins This Motzaei 6:30 p.m.
Introducing- 17th Annual Dinner!
New Shiur for Women
Kollel Erev's Nightly Chabura - Join Now!
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov to:

Rabbi  Josh  and Dr. Miriam Friedman  on the birth of a daughter.  Mazel tov to proud grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Marty Ciner.
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Toldos
Thursday, November 16:
8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Gemara 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, November 17:
4:24 p.m.: Candle Lighting
4:42 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, November 18:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:41/9:17 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Kiddush this week is sponsored by Rabbi Moshe Y. and Mrs. Miriam B. Spiegel in honor of a siyum on meseches Succah and in appreciation of chasdei Hashem.
4:00 p.m. Mincha
4:42 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
5:37 p.m.: Maariv
5:54 p.m.: 72 Minutes
6:30 p.m.: Masmid
7:30 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for
Kiddush This Shabbos

Kiddush this week is dedicated by

Rabbi Moshe Y. and Mrs. Miriam B. Spiegel

In Honor of  a Siyum on Meseches Succah and in appreciation of chasdei Hashem.
Just Two Weeks Away...KESHER 5778!

Our beloved  KESHER program is starting up again in just a few weeks!  All-new curriculum!

Would you like to sponsor a Kesher program?
To dedicate a session in honor or memory of a loved one, click the link below:

You can also click on the following links:

To sign up for  Kesher Emails
To view our  Kesher Photo Page
To view our  Archive Page

KESHER, a learning program for mothers and daughters grades 1-5, brings generations together in a beautiful atmosphere of bonding through learning. A stimulating curriculum will be explored, followed by an interactive discussion and exciting art activity. Material suited for all ages and all backgrounds.

Invest an hour on Sunday morning and change your week!

December 3, 10, 24
January 7, 28
February 11
10-11:15 a.m.

At Kosloff Torah Academy - 50 East Montgomery Ave. in Bala Cynwyd

Kollel Women's Division Melava Malka
For New Friends and Old
This Motsaei Shabbos @ KTA

PCK Women's Division Melava Malka
A chance to meet the Kollel women and new faces around the community.
Motsaei Shabbos, November 18th @ 8:30PM
Terrific Food by Circa of Lakewood

at Kosloff Torah Academy High School for Girls
50 Montgomery Ave, Bala Cynwyd
Couvert: $10 RSVP Recommended at:

Sponsor a Shalosh Seudos

You can now sponsor Shalosh Seudos in honor or memory of a loved one for only $100. Please contact Rabbi Zeffren at for more information.
Masmid Program
Begins This Motzaei Shabbos
at 6:30 p.m.
This Week's Masmid
is sponsored by
R' Sruli and Rivka Schwartz
in honor of Gershie's graduation from Masmid
and Mordy's first year

Sponsorships are still available.
If you would like to dedicate a program, please do so today to ensure you reserve the opportune week for you. 10 of 16 programs are already reserved.
To sign up as a sponsor today, click here:

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.

To sponsor a program today, click here: Masmid Sponsorship
To sign up for Masmid email, click here: Masmid Email Sign-up
Philadelphia Community Kollel's
17th Annual Dinner

The Philadelphia Community Kollel's Seventeenth Annual Dinner will be held on January 7, 2018 at the Hilton City Avenue.
Submit Your Ad or RSVP Online!

3-Part Shiur for Women
on Sefer Bereishis
Part 3 Wednesday, Nov 29

The Philadelphia Community Kollel Women's Division Presents a three-part shiur on Sefer Bereishis:

Yaakov Avinu:
A study of the life, travails, marriages, and persona of our forefather t hrough the lens of our Torah commentaries and the Midrash

An interactive study with Mrs. Sima Greer

Wednesdays, November 8, 15, and 29
at 8:30 p.m.
at the home of Amy Erlbaum
328 Brookway Road
Merion Station, PA

Missed One?
To hear a recording of a previous shiur from this series, please contact

Kollel Erev's Nightly Chabura
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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 of Bala Cynwyd  will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Toldos (Nov. 18), from 2:45pm - 3:45pm at LMS. Bnos Chanukah event on Motzai Shabbos, Dec. 9th - CREATE YOUR OWN FANCY DESSERTS! $10 for NON-members, FREE for CURRENT Bnos members!!
  • Torah Youth will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Toldos (Nov. 18), from 2:45pm - 3:45pm at LMS.
  • 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.