Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update


March 29, 2013 

Shabbos Chol Hamoed and Shevii shel Pesach 5773 

In This Issue
Chag Kosher Vesameach!
Yom Tov Zemanim Chart
Kollel Bein Hazemanim Schedule
Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim
Enhance Yom Tov with Audio Lectures
Pesach in 60 Minutes (or less
Community News
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Shabbos Chol Hamoed and 
Shevii shel Pesach 5773 at the Kollel

Friday, March 29:  

7:04 p.m.:  Candle Lighting

7:22 p.m.:  Shkiya/ Sunset

No Minyan at the Kollel for Mincha/Maariv




Shabbos Chol Hamoed, March 30:

8:15 a.m.: Shacharis    


9:20/ 9:56 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema

6:00 p.m.: Mincha

7:23 p.m.:  Shkiya

No Minyan at the Kollel for Maariv  

Sunday, Erev Yom Tov, March 31:


8:00 a.m.: Shacharis    

9:19/ 9:55 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema

7:06 p.m.:  Candle Lighting

7:10 p.m.: Mincha

7:24 p.m.:  Shkiya

Maariv Following


7th Day Pesach, Monday, April 1:

8:15 a.m.: Shacharis    

9:18/ 9:54 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema

6:00 p.m.: Mincha

7:25 p.m.:  Shkiya

Candle Lighting after Tzeis 

8:00 p.m.:  Maariv


8th Day Pesach, Tuesday, April 2:

8:15 a.m.: Shacharis    

9:17/ 9:53 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema

6:00 p.m.: Mincha

7:26 p.m.:  Shkiya

No Minyan for Maariv at the Kollel 
Chag Kosher Vesameach!
 As zeman cheiruseinu, the time of freedom, approaches, we take this opportunity to wish all our friends a chag kosher vesameach, a happy and fulfilling Yom Tov with family and friends, and may we merit the geulah shelaimah, the final redemption with the coming of Moshiach, bemiheira beyameinu, amein!



Rabbi Yechiel Bibefeld, Rosh Kollel

Rabbi Yoel D. Zeffren, Assistant Rosh Kollel

Mr. Sid Laytin, President

Dr. Ira Strassman, Vice President Mr. David Shakow, Treasurer

Dr. Jay Rosenblum, Recording Secretary


Yom Tov Zemanim Chart

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Kollel Bein Hazemanim Schedule


The Kollel Bein Hazmanim(Intersession) continues through 

Wednesday, April 10 (Rosh Chodesh Iyar).   


Following is the Kollel schedule for this time period:




With the exception of Daf Yomi and Kollel Boker, all chavrusos and shiurim, 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
  • Ramban Shiur- R' Eskenazi 
    • High School Boys - R' Deutscher
    • Thursday Gemara- R' Biberfeld
    • Thursday  Kollel Erev
    • Friday Chumash- Rabbi Prupas
    • Shabbos Business Ethics- R' Biberfeld

will be in intersession until  Thursday, April 11. Please look out for an e-mail communication at that time to confirm that these shiurim have restarted.

  1. 2.      First Seder Mens Beis Medrash: Will be in intersession from March 21-April 7 inclusive.

  1. 3.     
    Daf Yomi: WILL continue every week night at 10:10 p.m. here at the Kollel.  

    Shabbos and Yom Tov schedule: TBA

  1. 4.      Dirshu Daf Yomi B'halacha:  Will be on intersession from

 Sunday, March 24-April 2 inclusive. (With a Shiur on March 31 at 8:15 p.m

5.      TCN Webcast Shiurim:

Rabbi Frand: 

March 21 and April 6 at 9:00 pm.  

(No Shiur on March 28).          

Rabbi Reisman:

March 23/30: 9:30 p.m.  

April 6 at 10:00 pm. 

Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim:

Last Day this Sunday!! 


Once again the Kollel will be offering a 

Yeshiva Away From Yeshiva!

Shiurim will be given by prominent מגידי שעור בענינא דיומא

Breakfast served daily until Pesach!


Every weekday and Chol Hamoed   

Tuesday March 19- 
Friday. March 29

Shacharis 8:00 a.m.  *   Mincha: 1:40 p.m.



Seforim will be given to all bochurim back from Yeshiva that learn a minimum of 15 hours during the sedorim of Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim. Choose between a few sets of seforim listed on the poster below. 

Daily/Weekly Sponsorships Available.


For more information, please call R' Zeffren at 610-507-3906 


Enhance Yom Tov with Audio Lectures from the Archives of

Title                                            Speaker                                 Level

Sippur Yetzias Mitzrayim              R' Yechiel Biberfeld     Advanced

STAR-K LECTURE 2008               RABBI ZVI GOLDBERG          All


STAR-K LECTURE 2006               RABBI ZVI GOLDBERG          All

Hagaddah Shel Pesach Part 1       R' Yechiel Biberfeld               All

Hagaddah Shel Pesach Part 2       R' Yechiel Biberfeld               All


Pesach in 60 Minutes (or less)

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Community News 

  • Please note - Bnos will NOT meet again until after Pesach - wishing all a chag kasher v'sameach!   
  • Torah Youth will not meet until after Pesach! 

  • 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 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