Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update


November 14, 2013
Parshas Vayeshev 5774
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
SAVE THE DATE! Kollel's Thirteenth Annual Dinner
NEW SHIUR IN IVRIT...In memory of...Chacham Ovadia Yosef, Zt"l.
Join us for a shiur with Rabbi Shaya Karlinsky
The audio of Rabbi Tatz's now available online
Community News


Mazel Tov To:


 Drs. Jay and Mindy Rosenblum on the birth of a grandson to Rochel and Yisrael. 

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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Vayeshev
Thursday, November 21:
8:15 p.m.:  Rabbi Biberfeld's Gemora Yoma Shiur  

The long-standing Thursday night gemarah shiur will be finishing the 4th perek of Yoma this week! You can join for the start of the 5th perek after Chanukah, Thursday evening, December 5th at 8:15 in the lower level of the Kollel.

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
Friday, November 22:
8:25- 8:50 a.m.:
Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
4:21 p.m.: Candle Lighting 
4:39 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset


Shabbos,November 23:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:45/ 9:21 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema 
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Rabbi Eskenazi's Ramban Shiur
3:59 p.m.: Mincha 
4:39 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
5:34 p.m.: Maariv
5:51 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
6:30 p.m.: Masmid Program
7:30: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

Follow this link to see the Shabbos Zemanim chart for November-December 2013.

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In memory of 

Haham Ovadia Yosef, Zt"l Lillui Nishmato

Mr. Ori Eisenberg will be giving a shiur 

In memory of 

Haham Ovadia Yosef Zt"l 

Lillui Nishmato

Covering topics dealt with in the Rav's responsa.


Monday Nights at 9:00

Philadelphia Community Kollel (esrat nashim)

This Shiur will be given in Hebrew.


Ori Eisenberg, 29, is a real-estate financier. Born and raised in Israel, Ori learned at the Hebron and Tiferet Zvi Yeshivas in Jerusalem. In 2008, Ori married Tamara Morsel. They now have two sons, Yechiel and Emmanuel. After Ori and Tamara finished their undergraduate studies and Ori completed his civil service, the family relocated to the Lower Merion community, where Ori worked as an analyst at a real estate investment trust (PREIT) and Tamara joined UPenn as a PhD candidate in Jewish History. In 2012-2013, the Eisenbergs spent a year in Boston, where Ori completed his graduate studies at MIT's Center for Real Estate.  

               THIS SUNDAY

Join us for a Shiur with...

Rabbi Shaya Karlinsky

For both Men & Women

The audio of Rabbi Tatz's Shiur is now available online:

To hear the audio from 

Rabbi Tatz's Shiur 

Please follow the following link:



Community News


  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will meet this shabbos, Parshas Vayeishev, November 23, from 2:45pm - 3:45pm at LMS.

  •  Torah Youth: 2:45 - 3:45 pm in the Social Hall. 

    Note the new starting time. Grades K-8th.  If you would like to help sponsor a Shabbos or want more information contact Rabbi Sruli Schwartz at or Rabbi Ari Silver at 610-6686-6833 or

  •  Torah Youth Annual Chanukah Mesiba

    Sunday, November 24th, From 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm, At Lower Merion Synagogue: Costs: $12 per person/$40 family max

    To help sponsor, please contact Rabbi Ari Silver at (610) 668-6833 or

  • Beginning November 4th, there will be a Mincha Minyan at 1:00 P.M., Monday through Thursday, at Temple University Hillel, 15th and Norris Streets.  For more information, please contact Rabbi Joel Kessler 302-345-6446.
  • 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 is available by appointment ONLY, at 228 Stoneway Lane, Merion. Please call 610-664-2305.
  • "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 Gary and Andrea Diamond's home at 101 Montgomery Avenue, # B5 at 8:15 p.m. Call for directions: 610-664-7690