Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

   March 13,  2014  
Parshas Tzav 5774
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Community News

Mazel Tov To:


 Naphtali and Hanna Perlberger on the birth of a granddaughter to their children, Laura & Matt Swartz.


Mrs. Miriam Margolis on the birth of a great-granddaghter to her grandchildren, Racheli and Dovi Barris.


Mrs. Suri Rabinovici upon the marriage of her grandson Chaim Rabinovici in Detroit!  



Condolences To:


Mr. Robert Aboudi on the passing his mother, Mrs. Gabrielle Aboudi.

Dr. David Abraham on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Liza Abraham. 


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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Tzav
Thursday, March 13:
9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.: Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur  
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
Friday, March 14:
8:20 a.m.: Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
6:48 p.m.: Candle Lighting  
7:06 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset


Shabbos,March 15:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:35/ 10:11 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema 
4:30- 5:15 p.m.: Special Purim Shiur for Men and Women by Rabbi Biberfeld
5:15- 6:00 p.m.: Rabbi Biberfeld's Business Ethics Shiur
6:00 p.m.: Mincha
7:08 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Rabbi Eskenazi's Ramban Shiur
8:03 p.m.: Maariv
8:20 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
8:30- 9:15 p.m.: Megillah Reading
10:00 p.m. Sharp: 2nd Megillah reading
Please note that Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur will not take place this week.

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for March- April 5774.


This Shabbos

Business Ethics Is Back!

Purim Info... 

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Main Line Community Megillah Reading Calandar 

The Philadelphia Community Kollel is proud to once again offer a community megillah calendar.


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Times are the latest submitted by the listed shuls or organizations. We will be updating the list as latest zemanim are received. Please use the same link.


If you know of anyone who will be reading the Megilla on Purim (other than those already on the list) and wouldn't mind if others join, please let us know and we will post it. Submissions should be sent to


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Attention boys:

Come learn at the Kollel on Purim!

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Shani and Dov Daniel
Ted and Phyllis Kosloff
Adam and Alina Levine
Mitch and Ilana Appleson
Levi and Chava Brennan 
Sam and Evelyn Gross
Sherman and Susan Frager
Dr. and Mrs. Alan Mazurek
Erwin and Rochelle Nosenchuk 
Andrew and Chava Paris
Rabbi Sruli and Rivka Schwartz 

Spotlight on Kollel Programs: 

This Week Featuring 
~Thursday Night Gemara Yoma~



Rabbi Biberfeld's longstanding Gemora shiur takes place on Thursday nights. This shiur is stimulating and informative and is sure to get you thinking like a "Gemorakup!" Rabbi Biberfeld makes it exciting, relevant, and you learn newyedios and halachos. No background necessary. To hear some of these shiurim from our archives, see the Meseches Yoma Audio page.  


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 Hilchos Pesach 

Come and learn practical Halachos about Pesach!


On Wednesday Evenings, Rabbi Eskanazi will dedicate his weekly practical halacha shiur focusing on the 

halachos of Pesach.

Wednesday evenings, for men, 9:05-9:50 

in the R' Leib and Rachel Kohn Conference Room

Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshas Tzav, March 15th from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at LMS. (Please note the new meeting time which will remain in effect until the end of this Bnos year.)

  • Torah Youth: 3:30 - 4:30 PM on the upper level of LMS.

    Grades K-8th.  If you would like to help sponsor a Shabbos or want more information contact Rabbi Sruli Schwartz at or Rabbi Ari Silver at 610-6686-6833 or

  • 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.
  • Rabbi Ungar's dynamic shiur on the Parsha-please join us for an unforgettable shiur every Monday night at Gary and Andrea Diamond's home at 101 Montgomery Avenue, # B5 at 8:15 p.m. Call for directions: 610-664-7690