Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
March 22, 2018
Parshas Tzav/
Shabbos Hagadol  5778
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Message About Parking
Kollel Bein Hazemanim Intersession
Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim
Maos Chitim and Matan Bseser
Are You New to the Area?
Community News
Mazel Tov to:

Richie and Janis Fine  on the birth of a grandson, born to Noach and Batsheva Bernstein.

Rabbi and Mrs. Pinchas Lando on the birth of their granddaughter, born to their children, the Rabinowitzes, in Eretz Yisrael.

Condolences to:

R' Moshe and Rachael Starkman on the passing of R' Moshe's father, Mr. Ben Starkman, z"l.
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Tzav/ Shabbos Hagadol
Thursday, March 22:
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, March 23:
6:58 p.m.: Candle Lighting
7:16 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, March 24:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:26/10:02 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
6:00 p.m.:  Mincha
7:17 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
8:12 p.m.: Maariv
8:29 p.m.: 72 Minutes
9:30 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for   March-April 2018
For more complete information about Pesach at the Kollel, including davening schedules, Kollel Bein Hazemanim, and Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim, visit the Kollel's

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To hear lectures and shiurim from previous years  on the subject of Pesach, please visit the Kollel's
Message About Parking
Please be considerate of our neighbors and
park ONLY in Kollel designated spots (t hose immediately behind our building).
There is plenty of street parking on local streets.
Kollel Bein Hazemanim Intersession
Friday, March 23rd
The Kollel Bein Hazmanim Intersession begins Friday morning, March 23rd, and continues through Monday, April 16th (1st day  Rosh Chodesh Iyar ).

With the exception of Daf Yomi and Kollel Boker, a ll chavrusos and shiurim   will not be in session.

See below for information about  Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim.

Weekdays, March 25 - April 5, Sunday-Friday

Shacharis: 8:00 a.m.
Mincha: 2:30 p.m.
Maariv: 9:55 p.m. (Thursday 10:00 p.m.)

For complete Pesach at  the  Kollel  information, visit:
Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim
Begins Sun day, March 25th
Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim begins Sunday, March 25th and continues every weekday and Chol Hamoed through Thursday, April 5th ( excluding Erev Pesach).

Shacharis: 8:00 a.m.
Shiur: 9:30 a.m. (approximately)
Seder: 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Fresh Breakfast served daily through March 29th
Shiurim will be given by prominent מגידי שעור בענינא דיומא
Breakfast served daily until Erev Pesach!

Seforim Gift Cards will be given to all bochurim back from Yeshiva that learn a minimum of 10-15 hours during the sedorim of Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim.
(Hours count from after Shacharis until 1:00 p.m.)

We thank our current sponsors:

Rabbi S ruli and Rivka Schwartz
in appreciation of Rabbis Biberfeld and Zeffren for making the Kollel a premier בית ועד לחכמים

Steven Weiner and Lisa Wise
in honor of Rabbi and Rebbetzin Biberfeld

The Borck and Schwartz Families
in memory of:
פייבל יוסף בן חיים לייב זל - Phillip Borck z"l
מרים בת פינחס זל - Marylin Borck z"l
יהודה זאב בן פייבל יוסף זל - Yudie Borck z"l

The Gewirtz Family
in memory of:
צירה טיבל בת יוסף דב זל - JoAn
שרה רבקה בת אשר אלטר זל - Shelly

$180 dedicate a shiur       -        $360 dedicate a whole day
$500 dedicate refreshments for the week
$1,000 dedicate entire Pesach Program
A plaque will be displayed on our digital board in our lobby
Contact R' Zeffren at 610-507-3906
Maos Chitim and Matan Bseser
The Kollel will be accepting donations for Maos Chitim to be distributed through the Kollel and Matan Bseser.
Contact Rabbi Zeffren at 610-507-3906 or

May your generosity in helping these needy families be a zechus for you and yours to thoroughly enjoy your Pesach with joy and health!
Are You New to the Area?
Are you new to the area? The Philadelphia Community Kollel welcomes you to our community. We offer many learning opportunities for men, women and children. We invite you to browse our website, to get an idea of what we do. You can sign up for email, regular mail etc. and even make a request for a chavrusah here:
Feel free to give us a shout for anything you might need. Hatzlacha in your new home and welcome! 
Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd  will iy"H meet after Pesach.
  • Torah Youth will iy"H meet after Pesach.
  • 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.