Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

April 11, 2013
Parshas Tazriah-Metzorah 5773 
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Business Ethics
Likras Shabbos
Mazel Tov!
New Z'man
Sunday Morning Shiur
14th Annual Lecture
Bnos Melochim
Main Line Mikva Event
Community News

Mazel Tov to:


Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Marcia Rosenthal on the birth of a granddaughter!


Mr. and Mrs. Josh and Jessica Cline on birth of baby boy, Yisroel Matan!




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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Tazriah-Metzorah 
Thursday, April 11:
8:15 p.m.:Rabbi Biberfeld's Gemara Yoma Shiur
9:00 - 10:00 p.m.:
Rabbi Frand's Weekly Parsha Shiur
9:00-10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
Friday, April 12:
8:25-8:50 a.m.:
Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
6:00 p.m.: Mincha
New! Likras Shabbos Program
6:50p.m.: Kabbalas Shabbos/Maariv
7:36 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, April 13:  
8:15 a.m.:Shacharis
9:07/ 9:43 a.m.:
Latest Krias Shema  
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Rabbi Eskenazi's Ramban Shiur
5:15 p.m.: Business Ethics Case Study #1
6:00 p.m.: Mincha 
7:37 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
8:49 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
10:00 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

   The New Season of Business Ethics Starts This Week


It's Back! A New Season for Business Ethics begins this week, Shabbos Parshas Tazria-Metzora.



Come join the exciting questions and lively discussion as we begin our 7th season of Business Ethics Shiurim.


Shabbos afternoon at 5:15 at the Kollel, followed by Mincha at 6:00.




The Dog Watcher:

Reuven gives his dog, Max, to Shimon, an experienced dog watcher. While taking a stroll, Max sniffs around in a garbage dump and comes up with a expensive gold watch. Who gets to keep the watch: Reuven, Shimon, or Max?

  Case Study 1


Kiddush this Week

Schwartz Kiddush


The Kiddush this week is sponsored by


Rabbi and Mrs. Yisrael Schwartz in honor of their son, Gershon, completing Mishnayos Shabbos.


A New and Exciting 
Erev Shabbos Learning Program:  Likras Shabbos



New Erev Shabbos Program for Men and Boys!!
Starting this Friday April 12


Welcome Shabbos Peacefully and 
Amidst the Kedusha of Torah study.


Mincha 6:00 P.M. through the summer


For more details, click on the poster. 
Likras Shabbos
Mazel Tov!
The Kollel Rabbis and Staff wish a heartfelt Mazel Tov to 

Mr. Sid Laytin on being misayim all of Chelkei Mishna Berurah with his Chavrusah, Rabbi Pinny Lando.


Z'man Begins Today

Chavrusos and Shiurim Resume

The New Summer Z'man at the Kollel b

egins today, Thursday, April 11 (Rosh Chodesh Iyar).   


All chavrusos and shiurim resume their usual schedule as of this date, including:  


  • Sunday Morning Beis Medrash
  • Sunday Pachad Yitzchok - R' Prupas
  • Young Professionals Group- R' Zeffren
  • Lunch Hour Navi - R' Gold
  • Laws of Daily Living- R' Eskenazi
    • High School Boys - R' Deutscher
    • Thursday Gemara- R' Biberfeld
    • Thursday  Kollel Erev
    • Friday Chumash- Rabbi Prupas
    • Shabbos Business Ethics- R' Biberfeld

Sunday Morning Halacha Shiur will begin 
New Topic

Rabbi Biberfeld's Sunday Morning Shiur will begin a new sugyah this week: Davar Charif- Sharp Items


Come join and learn the basics of Yoreh Deah with a whole new appreciation for this important limmud!
To sign up for the maareh mekomos, source sheet, e-mail Rabbi Biberfeld at 


Annual Lecture 2013 with
HoRav Aharon Kahn, shlit"a 




May 6, 2013 at the Merion Tribute House featuring,

HoRav Aharon Kahn, shlit"a,

Rabbi, Congregation Knesses Bais Avigidor

Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshivas Rabbeinu Yitzchak Elchonon (YU)
 who will speak on:

Mesorah or Morasha-

Let Us Explore Together What It Means To "Learn Torah"


Program begins at 7:45 p.m. (Mincha 7:30 p.m.)


To enroll as a sponsor for this event and/or to pay online,

Please follow this link:  Annual Lecture Sponsorship Page 


There will be a pre-lecture dessert reception with Rabbi Kahn for all the sponsors.

Sponsorship Levels

Platinum - $1000     *    Gold - $500    *     Silver - $360   *    Sponsor - $180

Silver Sponsors and above will receive an autographed copy of one of Rabbi Kahns's audio lecture seriess.



Suggested donation: $18 - Students Free




 For more information please call the Kollel at 610-668-9557.

Save-the-Date: Worldwide Women's Event

 The Philadelphia Community Kollel will show The Bnos Melochim  audio-video presentation for women on May 1st, 2013 at 8:15 p.m.

Main Line Mikva Event


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Community News


  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos, Parshios Tazria-Metzora, April 13, from 4:30pm - 5:30pm at LMS.

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  • 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.
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  • Rabbi Ungar's dynamic Shiur on the Parsha- please join us for an unforgettable
    Shiur every Monday night at Gary and Andrea Diamond's home at 101 Montgomery Avenue, # B5 at 8:15 p.m. Call for directions: 610-664-7690