Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

January 7, 2016
Parshas Vaerah  5776
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Kollel Annual Dinner: NEXT SUNDAY, JANUARY 10!
Kesher 5776
Masmid Program
Winter Zman
Community News
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Dr. and Dr. Jay Rosenblum and Rabbi and Mrs. Heshy Kleinman  on the birth of a granddaughter, born to   Rochel and Yisrael Kleinman!
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Vaerah
Thursday, January 7:
8:15 p.m.: Gemara Yoma Shiur
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, January 8:
8:20 a.m.- 8:35 a.m. : Rabbi Benedict's Parsha Shiur
4:34 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
4:52 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, January 9:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
9:09/ 9:45 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Ramban Shiur with Rabbi Eskenazi
4:13 p.m.:  Mincha
Shalosh Seudos
4:53 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
6:05 p.m.: 72 Minutes
6:30 p.m.:  
Masmid Program  S ponsored this week in memory of Our dear friend and Masmid pillar,  Mr. Erwin Nosenchuk a"h  יצחק צבי בן אשר ע"ה by
Mrs. Ruth Weiss     
Rabbi Yaakov & Miriam Deutscher
Dr. Elliot & Israela Friedman
The Philadelphia Community Kollel
Rabbi Yoel Dovid & Shayna Malka Zeffren        
Rabbi Sruli & Rivka Schwartz
7:30 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

Follow this link to see the new  Shabbos  Zemanim  chart

Kollel Annual Dinner
View our video: YOU MATTER

Guests of Honor
Mr. and Mrs. Sanford and Margery Bruck

Young Leadership Award
Dr. and Mrs. Mendel and Shira Kupfer

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Thank you for your participation.
Kesher 5776
Welcoming all 
Mothers and Daughters 
to another great year of Kesher!

January 17, 24 & 31 and
February 14, 21 & 28
10:00am- 11:15am

At the Union Fire Station
149 Montgomery Avenue

For girls, grades 1-5
(6th and 7th grade volunteers welcome)

Mother and Daughter learning!

Arts and Crafts
Pastries and Coffee!

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To sponsor an event, contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas at
~Masmid Program~
To join the growing list of sponsors please contact Rabbi Zeffren at

Each week we raffle off a  $25 gift certificate to Shalom Pizza to be awarded to the adult accompanying the child whose ticket is chosen.

To see the latest Masmid Newsletter, click here.
Previous Weeks Photos available online, here:  Masmid Photos
Why not have your picture there too, j oin 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.

All the rest of the programs until the end of the season have been reserved except for 4 of them. Reserve your sponsorship week today. To visit the sponsorship webpage, click here. 

To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links: 
The cost for sponsorship is only $360 per week.
To sign up for Masmid email, click here:  Masmid Email Sign-up

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Winter Zman
Learning Schedule
The Kollel offers shiurim and chavrusas for every day of the week. 
To arrange for a chavrusah please contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas at 
Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd  will iy"H meet this shabbos, Parshas Vaeira, Jan.  9th, from 2:45-3:45pm at LMS.
  • Torah Youth will not meet this Shabbos.
  • Rabbi Mordechai Young gives a weekly class for women every Sunday evening at 7:45 at the Poe's (400 Gary Lane in Bala Cynwyd). Now learning Koheles. All women and young ladies are welcome!
  • 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.