Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

March 7, 2013
Parshas Vaykhel/Pekudei 5773 
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Women's Tea
Kiddush this Week
Rabbi Reisman's Shiur
Farewell to the Goldfarbs
Community News

Mazel Tov to:


Mr. and Mrs. Bob and Judy Pransky on the birth of a grandson! 


Rabbi and Dr. Ephraim and Bracha Goldfein on the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Toba!

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News and Events
This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Vaykhel/Pekudei
Parshas HaChodesh
Thursday, March 7: 
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, March 8:
8:25-8:50 a.m.:
Rabbi Prupas's Chumash Shiur
5:42 p.m.: Candle Lighting
6:00 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos, March 9:  
8:15 a.m.:Shacharis
8:40/ 9:16 a.m.:
Latest Krias Shema 
Chaburas Chacham Lev 
Rabbi Eskenazi's Ramban Shiur
5:21 p.m.: Mincha 
6:01 p.m.:Shkiya/Sunset
6:56 p.m: Maariv 
7:13 p.m.: 72 Minutes 
8:30 p.m.: Rabbi Reisman's Navi Shiur

This Tuesday!

   A Stroll Through the Shuk

 Women's Tea

The Philadelphia Community Kollel

invites you on a 

Stroll through the Shuk

Women's Tea Event


Tuesday, March 12, 2013

7:00 pm

Merion Tribute House

625 Hazelhurst Avenue, Merion Station


Inspiring musical performance 

by Julia Blum


Full dairy buffet, exotic decor, 

great raffle prizes

Couvert $50

Mother/Daughter $75

Additional Daughter $25 each  

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Thank you to our sponsors:


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Kiddush this Week
The Kiddush this week is sponsored in in honor of Dr. Ira Strassman on his birthday by the Kollel.


Rabbi Reisman's Shiur This Week

Contrary to what was  originally announced,  R' Reisman's shiur this coming Motzei Shabbos (March 9) will be at 8:30 PM, next week (March 16) will start at 9:30 PM Daylight Savings time.


Rabbi Reisman Navi Shiur Live via Webcast  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.  Place: Each Motzaei Shabbos in the R' Leib and Rachel Kohn Conference Room.

Farewell to the Goldfarbs
The Kollel wishes צאתכם לשלום to a very special couple, Rabbi and Mrs. Barzeli and Yehudis Goldfarb, who will be moving to Maryland. 


We will be having a seudas preida, farewell party at Shalosh Seudos, Parshas Vayikra to mark this occasion. All men are invited.


Mincha: 6:00 followed by Shalosh Seudos. 

Community News


  • Bnos of Bala Cynwyd will iy"H meet this Shabbos,


    Torah Youth: 3:30 - 4:30 pm in the LMS Social Hall.

    Grades K-8th.  Note the new starting time!  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

  •  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.
  • 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