Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

November 12, 2015
Parshas Toldos  5776
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
This Monday Evening! Yartzeit Rochel Imeinu Video Presentation For Women
SAVE THE DATE! Kollel Annual Dinner
Masmid Program Week #3
Business with Interest Sunday Halacha Chabura
Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur Continues
Community News
Mazel Tov To:

Rabbi and Mrs. Shimon Kay 
on the birth of their daughter,
Sara! They Kays will be making a kiddish this Shabbos at their home, 304 Pembroke Road from 10:30am-12:30pm.

Dr. and Mrs. Aryeh Dunoff
on the birth of a grandson from their children, Moshe and Samantha Dunoff!

Condolence To:

Dr. Michael and Mrs. Ellen Braffman on the passing of Ellen's father, Mr. Joseph Just z"l.
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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Toldos
Thursday, November 12:
No Gemara Yoma Shiur This Week
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.:   Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
10:15 p.m.: Daf Yomi

Friday, November 13:
8:20 a.m.- 8:35 a.m. : Rabbi Prupas's Parsha Shiur
4:28 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
4:46 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, November 14:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
8:38/ 9:14 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Ramban Shiur with Rabbi Ludzker
Chacham Lev Boys Chaburah
4:05 p.m.:  Mincha
Shalosh Seudos
4:45 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
5:57 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
6:30 p.m.: Masmid Program
7:30 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

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This Monday Evening!
Yartzeit Rochel Imeinu 
Video Presentation For Women
The 13th Annual Yartzeit Rochel Imeinu Video Presentation will be shown at 
The Philadelphia Community Kollel 
November 16, 2015
8:00 pm
Rochel Imainu's Yartzeit was on:
11th of Cheshvan
October 24th
" In Times Such as These:
 What can We do?"
With introduction by: 
HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky, shlita
With shiurim by: Rebbitzen Tehilla Jaeger and Rebbitzen Tzipora Heller 
With inspiration from: HaRav Yitzchok Dovid Grossman, shlita
With a message from: HaRav Osher Weiss, shlita
Please make a difference by sponsoring this event:
$18, $36, $50, $100, $360, $500, $1000
All proceeds will go to Aniyei Eretz Yisrael
(the impoverished and needy of Eretz Yisrael)
Please makes checks payable to Torah Umesorah Aniyim Fund
Distribution of funds under the guidance of HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky, Shlita  
For women and Girls only.
For more information please call the Kollel office at 610-668-9557 or email

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Kollel Annual Dinner
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Guests of Honor
Mr. and Mrs. Sanford and Margery Bruck
Young Leadership Award
Dr. and Mrs. Mendel and Shira Kupfer

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~Masmid Program~
Week #3
Now at 6:30 p.m.
Previous Weeks Photos available online, here:
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Join us this week!
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 fifteenth year.
To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links: 
The cost for sponsorship is only $360 per week.
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Mazel Tov to Roi Webster who won the grand prize last week!

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~Business with Interest
Sunday Halacha Chabura~
The Rosh Kollel's popular Halacha Chaburah continues this week!
Now learning the laws of Ribbis
9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
With an option of 8:15 Shachris with a short bagel breakfast prior to the Chaburah.

To listen to previous shiurim, follow this link.
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For more information please contact:
Rabbi Yosef Prupas at
Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur Continues
Now at 7:30 p.m.

Join us for our eleventh season! Each Motzaei Shabbos (Saturday night), this shiur reaches us from Brooklyn, NY where it is received by over 1,000 people each week. Take advantage of the TCN revolution to experience outstanding shiurim. This shiur is shown at two locations, in Merion Station and in Northeast Philadelphia at Cong. Bnai Israel, 8201 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia as a Joint Project of BIOZ, TCN, and the P.C. Kollel. For more information on the Northeast location, please call 215-342-2999. 
Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this shabbos, Parshas Toldos, Nov. 14th from 2:45pm - 3:45pm at LMS. All girls are invited to join us for Pottery Painting and treats in honor of Chanukah - motzei shabbos, Nov. 21st from 6:30 - 8pm at LMS. $5 for members and $15 for non-members. Please contact Meira Friedman for event and membership information - 610-617-9529.
  • Torah Youth will meet this Shabbos from 2:45 - 3:45 on the Lower Level at LMS.
  • Due to Torah Academy school programming Sunday, November 8, the Mainline Mikvah will NOT be open. The Lower Merion Synagogue Mikvah will be available for use.  For further information, please contact Yael Stieglitz at 484 557-1030
  • Koshersync Like to know what's going on in the community? Join the Koshersync weekly update list! Simply send an e-mail to with the word "Subscribe" as the subject. This free service will update you weekly about the events scheduled for that week and a digest of new events. To post an event, e-mail with the event name, location, time, and description.
  • 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.
  • Parsha Shiur by Rabbi Ungar of Etz Chaim-  a 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.