Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
November 15, 2018
Shabbos Parshas Vayetzei 5779
In This Issue
Shabbos Parshas Vayetzei the Kollel.
Refua Shelaima..
Women's Melaveh Malka November 17th
Masmid is Sponsored by...
Masmid Program ..
Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur
Chanukah Mesiba at the Kollel...
Kesher Save the Date!
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News

Our Condolences to:  
Dr. David Weiss and family 
on the loss of his father in Yerusalyim, Mr. Aaron Weiss z"l

Dr. Diane Gaertner Okrent and family on the loss of their husband and father Dr. Howard Okrent z"l 
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News and Events
Shabbos Parshas Vayetzei
at the Kollel
Thursday, November 15:
Cancelled due to inclement weather -  Gemara with Rabbi Biberfeld
Cancelled due to inclement weather - 
Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv

Friday, November 16:
4:25 p.m.: Candle Lighting
4:43 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, November 17:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:41/9:17 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
4:00 p.m.: Mincha
Followed by Shalosh Seuodos
4:43 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
5:38 p.m.: Maariv
5:55 p.m.: 72 Minutes
6:30 p.m.: Masmid Program 
7:30 pm.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

For a Printable version of the November- December Zmanin
please click on the link below. November- December 2018
Refua Shelaima
Please daven on behalf of our dear chaver, Rabbi Mike Stern, Yosef Elimelech Ben Yehudis, sheyichyeh, for a refua shelaima. To make a donation, please click here.
Women's Melaveh Malka
THIS  Motzaei Shabbos,  November 17.
Women from the community are
 invited to join us for a Melaveh Malka THIS
 Motzaei Shabbos, November 17th.
at 8:30 PM at Kosloff Torah Academy. 

Masmid Program this Week 
is Sponsored by:
The Philadelphia Community Kollel
Mrs. Rochelle Nosenchuk
In memory of her beloved husband
our dear friend and Masmid pillar,
Mr. Erwin Nosenchuk Yitzchak Zvi Ben Asher a"h

Masmid Program
This Week at 6:30 p.m.

 November 17th, at 6:30 p.m.
At the Kollel

Sponsorships are available.
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

Rabbi Reisman Navi Shuir 
NEW TIME! 7:30 p.m.
Join Us This Motsaei Shabbos at 7:30 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!
Chanukah Mesibah at the Kollel
With Rabbi Yosef Reinman
Tuesday, December 4th
Save the Date for the
Kollel Chanukah Mesibah
For Men and Women
Tuesday Evening, December 4th, 8:15 p.m.
At the Kollel Beis Medrash
Rabbi Yosef Reinman
of Lakewood, NJ 
Renowned author, historian and Talmudic scholar 
who will be speaking on the topic
Difficult Decisions in  Ancient and Modern Times 
Join us for divrei Torah, a dessert reception, dancing, and a kumzits
Sponsorships Available  $180 - $360 - $500
Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Reinman is a renowned author, historian and Talmudic scholar, who also a speaks widely on Jewish history and thought. He has authored Shufra Dishtara, a seminal study of the philosophy of Talmudic contractual law in Hebrew, and Abir Yosef, a study of Chumash according to Rashi's commentary. All in all, he has written sixty-five books, and his articles have appeared in numerous Jewish periodicals. Among his works are the very popular Destiny: The Story of the Jewish people and the Western World and the twelve-volume Strasbourg Saga, a work of historical fiction, under the name Avner Gold.

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Kesher Save-The-Date
The Kesher Mother-Daughter program will begin a new season on December 16. Please look out in your email for information. 

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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 of Bala Cynwyd will IY"H meet this Shabbos, from 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm at LMS. Please pay your yearly membership dues if your daughter attends Bnos.  
  • Pirchei/Torah Youth this week from 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm 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.