Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
January 24, 2019
Shabbos Parshas Yisro 5779
In This Issue
Shabbos Parshas the Kollel.
Shovavim Refresher for Men - January 30th
Photos and Video of Kollel's 18th Chai Annual Dinner!
Masmid Program -This WEEK
Women's Shiur - February 9th
Kesher Program
V'shinantum! New Mishnayos Program
Masmid Program Information
Refua Shelaima
Kollel Lost and Found
Community News
Mazel Tov:

Rabbi & Mrs. Michael and Denise Stern on the engagement 
of their son, Yossi .

Rabbi and Mrs. Binyomin and Gevura Davis on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Ezriel.

Dr. and Mrs. Aaron and Jamie Ufberg on the bar mitzvah of their son, Noah.
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News and Events
Shabbos Parshas Yisro
at the Kollel
Thursday, January 24:
Please note: No Gemara Shiur Tonight
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv

Friday, January 25:
4:53 p.m.: Candle Lighting
5:11 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, January 26:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:08/9:44 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
4:32 p.m.: Mincha
Followed by Shalosh Seuodos
5:12 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
6:07 p.m.: Maariv
6:24 p.m.: 72 Minutes
6:45 p.m.: Masmid Program
7:30 pm.:  Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

For a Printable version please click on the link below for the Shabbos Zmanim of  January-February 2019

Rav, Khal Tiferes Shmuel, Lakewood, N.J. 
Wednesday Evening, 
January 30th 8:45 pm - 9:45 pm  
On the Lower Level of the Kollel 
See Photos, Video and Journal
Kollel's 18th Annual Dinner
Thank you for making the Kollel's 18th Annual Dinner a most memorable and historic one. 
Click here to see our:
or click on collage below.  A full selection will be posted on our website and emailed when they become available.

Masmid Program this Week
Sponsored by:

Dr. Eliot and Israela Friedman
In memory of
Chava bas Shmuel A"H
Great-grandmother of Masmidim
Binyamin, Benjamin, Joel and Shimi Friedman
Women's Shiur - 
Shabbos Parshas Teruma, 
February 9th
Rebbetzin Rachael Biberfeld will be giving a shiur on 
February 9th, Shabbos Parsha Teruma
at 4pm 
at the Zeffren Residence
Topic to follow.
Kesher Program 
Save the Date
The Kesher Mother-Daughter program 
continues February 3rd.

Sponsorship opportunities
 still available! 
Please reach out to Mrs. Liba Bauminger
if you are interested!

NEW Mishnayos Program for Boys
Masmid Program
This Week at 6:45 p.m.

 January 26th, at 6:45 p.m.
At the Kollel 

Only 2 weeks for Sponsorship are still available.
If you would like to dedicate a program, please do so today.

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 $500 per week.
To sponsor a program today, click here:  Masmid Sponsorship
To sign up for Masmid email, click here:  Masmid Email Sign-up

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.
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 

  • There is no Bnos program this week.  
  • Pirchei/Torah Youth this week from 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm at LMS.
  • *New!!* Local Shatnez Tester conveniently located on Stoneway Ln in Merion Station! Dropoff hours Sunday and Thursday 1-2pm and 7-8pm. Endorsed by local Rabbonim. For more info call: (718)570-2729 or email 
  • 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.