Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
October 25, 2018
Shabbos Parshas Vayeira 5779
In This Issue
Shabbos Parshas the Kollel.
Masmid Program -...Save-the-Date.
.The Laws of Kashrus Trustworthiness.
Shalosh Seudos Sponsorship Opportunity
Kesher Save the Date!.
Save-the-Date -Women's Melaveh Malka
Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov:

Dr. and Mrs. Eli Miller on the bris of their son Yair Shlomo. 

Rabbi & Mrs. Sholom Kamenetsky  on the upcoming marriage of their son, Akiva.

Sherman and Susan Frager  on the birth of a granddaughter born to Caroline and Avi Zinberg of Yerushalayim. 

Barry and Miriam Gesserman on the birth of a granddaughter born to Yoni and Adina Gesserman.

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News and Events
Shabbos Parshas Vayeira
at the Kollel
Thursday, October 25:
8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Gemara with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv

Friday, October 26:
5:47 p.m.: Candle Lighting
6:05 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, October 27:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:28/10:04 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
5:15 p.m.: Mincha
Followed by Shalosh Seuodos
6:04 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
6:59 p.m.: Maariv
7:16 p.m.: 72 Minutes
9:00 pm.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

For a printable version of the September-October Zmanim, please click on the link below.  September- October 2018.  
For a Printable version of the November- December Zmanin
please click on the link below. November- December 2018
Masmid Program  Begins
Next Week Parshas Chayei Sarah

Begins Motzaei Shabbos,
 November 3rd, at 7:30 p.m.
At the Kollel

Sponsorships are now being accepted.
If you would like to dedicate a program, please do so today to ensure you reserve the opportune week for you.
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 eighteenth 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

Come Join and Learn 
Practical Halacha!
The Laws of Kashrus Trustworthiness

The Rosh Kollel's Sunday morning Yoreh Deah shiur begins a new siman this Sunday.  You too can now join this shiur, now in its 10th year, and learn practical halacha from the Shulchan Aruch.

Sunday morning's from 9:30 - 10:30 in the Beis Medrash.

Shalosh Seudos Sponsorships Available
Kesher Save the Date!
The Kesher Mother-Daughter program will begin a new season on December 16. Please look out for an email with further details.
Women's Melaveh Malka
Motsaei Shabbos Parshas Vayeitzei,  November 17.
Women from the community are invited to join us for  Motsaei Shabbos Parshas Vayeitzei, November 17th.
Please look our for details in your mailbox.
Rabbi Reisman Navi Shuir 
Join Us This Motsaei Shabbos at 9:00 pm
For Men and Women
OUR 15th Year!!

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Parking note: Please be careful not to park in spots other than Kollel designated ones. If they are full, please find street parking. Thanks!
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 will be starting soon. Please check back for details. 
  • Torah Youth this week from 4:00 pm - 5:00pm 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.