Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
October 6, 2016
Parshas Vayelech  5777
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Rabbi Frand Teshuvah Drasha
Selichos Times at the Kollel
Sign Up for Yomim Noraim Seating
Memorial Scroll 5777
Are You New to the Area?
Community News

Israil and Inna Pendrak on the birth of a grandson born to Yakov Asher and 
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Vayelech
Thursday, October 6:
Rabbi Biberfeld's gemara shiur will resume on  Thursday, Nov. 3, when they
begin Mesechta Rosh Hashana.
9:15 p.m.: 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.:
10:15 p.m.: Daf Yomi

Friday October 7:
6:14 p.m. :  Candle Lighting
6:32 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, October 8:
8:15 a.m.:   Shacharis
9:16/ 9:52 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
5:31 p.m.:  Mincha
6:31 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
7:26 p.m.: Maariv
7:43 p.m.: 72 Minutes

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart  for September-October.
Rabbi Frand Teshuvah Drasha
Rabbi Yissocher Frand's teshuvah drasha for the year 5777 will be shown at the Kollel lower level for men and women on Monday evening, October 10 at 8:45 p.m. followed by Maariv.
Suggested donation: $5

Selichos Times at the Kollel
The remaining selichos times for the Kollel are:

Aseres Yemai Teshuvah, Oct. 7/9/10:    6:55 a.m.

Erev Yom Kippur, Tuesday, October 11:   7:30 a.m.
To see a complete list of selichos times and Yom Kippur zemanim,click here.
Sign Up for
Yomim Noraim Seating
You can sign up for Yom Kippur seating at the Kollel by visiting and choosing the "Yomim Noraim 5777" tab or follow the Seating Sign-up link below.

Please note: As in past years, the seating for women will be on a first-come first-served basis. In order to accommodate as many people as possible, we will not be reserving seats. There should be enough room for everyone with comfortable seating. In the event that you have special circumstances that require you to have a specific seat reserved for you, please let us know in the comment box below and we will do our best to  accommodate  you.

The Kollel Rabbis and Staff wish you and yours a
g'mar chasima tova!

Memorial Scroll 5777
Earn merits before the Yomim Noraim towards being inscribed for a happy sweet new year by supporting the Kollel's ongoing Torah study, shiurim and programs for men and women of all ages in our community. 
A Memorial Scroll will be displayed over the High Holidays on our digital donor board located in our front lobby. 
For a donation of $100, you can memorialize a loved one on these holy days. 
For more information or to sign up, please visit our   Memorial Scroll Webpage 
or contact Rabbi Zeffren at 
or call the Kollel office at 610-668-9557.
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 meet this Shabbos, Parshas Vayelech, October 8, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm at LMS. Bnos Shabbos groups are for girls in 4 year nursery through 6th grade. Please contact M. Friedman ( for information regarding how to sign your daughter up for Bnos 5777 membership.
  • If anyone was in the Franklin Institute museum in Philadelphia on  Wednesday Chol Hamoed Pesach (April 25th), and witnessed a six year old girl fall right outside "The Heart" exhibit shortly before 3:00PM, please contact her family at . The injury sustained turned out to be serious and any witness that knows what occurred could possibly be very helpful for her.
  • 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.