Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

November 19, 2015
Parshas Vayetze  5776
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Save the Date: Kollel Chanukah Mesibah with Rabbi Aharon Lopiansky shlit"a
Mazel Tov to Rabbi Gold's Navi Shiur for Finishing Yermiyahu!
SAVE THE DATE! Kollel Annual Dinner
Masmid Program Week #4
Business with Interest Sunday Halacha Chabura
Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur Continues
Community News
Mazel Tov To:

Mazel tov to Mr.and Mrs.  Alexander Ioffe  on birth of a baby girl!

Dr. and Dr. Israel Pendrak
on the upcoming marriage of their son, Yaakov!

Mr. and Mrs. Ruvane Ribiat on the upcoming marriage of their son, Aharon Menachem!

Rabbi and Mrs. Yaakov Deutscher on the birth of a baby boy! 
The Sholom Zachor will take place
this Friday evening at their home,
361 Bala Avenue in Bala Cynwyd, b eginning at 6:45 p.m.

Condolence To:
Dr. and Mrs. Steven Goldman on the passing of Steven's mother, Mrs. Dorthy Goldman z"l.
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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Vayetze
Thursday, November 19:
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, November 20:
8:20 a.m.- 8:35 a.m. : Rabbi Prupas's Parsha Shiur
4:23 p.m. :  Candle Lighting  
4:41 p.m.:  Shkiya /Sunset

Shabbos, November 21:
8:15 a.m.:  Shacharis
8:43/ 9:19 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
Ramban Shiur with Rabbi Eskenazi
Chacham Lev Boys Chaburah
4:00 p.m.:  Mincha
Shalosh Seudos sponsored by Drs. Israel and Inna Pendrak in honor of the upcoming marrige of their son, Yaakov!
4:40 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
5:52 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
6:30 p.m.: Masmid Program this week sponsored by Mrs. Rochelle Nosenchuk in memory of her beloved husband. Our dear friend and Masmid pillar, Mr. Erwin Nosenchuk z"l.
7:30 p.m.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

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Save the Date:
Kollel Chanukah Mesibah with  Rabbi Ahron Lopiansky shlit"a
Join the Philadelphia Community Kollel in welcoming
Horav Ahron Lopiansky Shlit"a
Rosh Hayeshiva of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington,
Silver Spring, Maryland
World renowned speaker and master of Jewish thought
For our Annual Chanukah Mesibah
Sunday Evening, December 6th, 2015
in the Kollel's Beis Medrash,
364 Montgomery Avenue, Merion Station
Program begins 8:15 P.M. promptly
Dancing, Singing, and a Dessert Buffet
from the Kollel Kitchen!

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Mazel Tov to Rabbi Gold's Navi Shiur for Finishing Yermiyahu!
Lunch Hour Navi for men
Community members enjoy learning Navi twice- weekly with a veteran Rebbe,
Rabbi Aron Gold

This shiur, which will  now be learning Sefer Iyov,  provides knowledge as well as skills to help you appreciate Navi more than ever.
Monday & Thursdays- 1:45- 2:30 PM
Kollel Annual Dinner
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Guests of Honor
Mr. and Mrs. Sanford and Margery Bruck
Young Leadership Award
Dr. and Mrs. Mendel and Shira Kupfer

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Week #4
Now at 6:30 p.m.
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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.
To experience a taste of the Masmid Program, follow these links: 
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~Business with Interest
Sunday Halacha Chabura~
The Rosh Kollel's popular Halacha Chaburah continues this week!
Starting a new siman this week.
9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
With an option of 8:15 Shachris with a short bagel breakfast prior to the Chaburah.

For more information please contact:
Rabbi Yosef Prupas at
Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur Continues
Now at 7:30 p.m.

Join us for our eleventh season! Each Motzaei Shabbos (Saturday night), this shiur reaches us from Brooklyn, NY where it is received by over 1,000 people each week. Take advantage of the TCN revolution to experience outstanding shiurim. This shiur is shown at two locations, in Merion Station and in Northeast Philadelphia at Cong. Bnai Israel, 8201 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia as a Joint Project of BIOZ, TCN, and the P.C. Kollel. For more information on the Northeast location, please call 215-342-2999. 
Community News
  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this shabbos, Parshas Vayeitzei, Nov. 21st from 2:45pm - 3:45pm at LMS. All girls are invited to join us for Pottery Painting and treats in honor of Chanukah - this  motzei shabbos, Nov. 21st from 6:30 - 8pm at LMS. $5 for members and $15 for non-members. Please contact Meira Friedman for event and membership information - 610-617-9529. 
  • Torah Youth will meet this Shabbos from 2:45 - 3:45 on the Lower Level at LMS.
  • 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.