Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

October 7, 2014
Sukkos 5775 
In This Issue
Sukkos at the Kollel
Kollel Bein Hazemanim
Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim
Sukkos in 60 Minutes
Community News

Mazel Tov To:

 Yiztchok and Leah Stern on the birth of a baby boy!


Elan and Rachel Sassoon on the birth of a baby boy!


Condolences To:


Kurt Stein on the loss of his father a"h.

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The Kollel Rabbis and Staff Wish You Joyous and Uplifting Sukkos!
Sukkos 5775 at the Kollel
Wednesday, October 8: 
Erev Yom Tov
8:00 a.m.: Shachris
9:20/ 9:56 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema
6:15 p.m.: Mincha
6:14 p.m.: Candle Lighting
6:32 p.m.: Shkiya
7:07 p.m.: Maariv

1st Day Sukkos

8:15 a.m.: Shachris

9:21/ 9:57 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema

6:10 p.m.: Mincha

Candle Lighting After Tzeis

6:31 p.m.: Shkiya

7:06 p.m.: Maariv


2nd Day Sukkos

8:15 a.m.: Shachris

9:21/ 9:57 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema

6:10 p.m.: Mincha

6:11 p.m.: Candle Lighting

6:29 p.m.: Shkiya

Followed by Maariv

Shabbos Chol Hamoed

8:15 a.m.: Shachris

9:21/ 9:57 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema

5:30 p.m.: Mincha

6:27 p.m.: Shkiya

7:39 p.m.: 72 Minutes


2nd Day Chol Hamoed: 
8:00 a.m.: Shacharis
9:22/ 9:58 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema
2:30 p.m.: Mincha
6:26 p.m.: Shkiya
9:55 p.m.: Maariv

3rd Day Chol Hamoed

8:00 a.m.: Shachris

9:22/ 9:58 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema

2:30 p.m.: Mincha

6:24 p.m.: Shkiya

9:55 p.m.: Maariv

4th Day Chol Hamoed
8:00 a.m.: Shachris

9:22/ 9:58 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema

2:30 p.m.: Mincha

6:23 p.m.: Shkiya

9:55 p.m.: Maariv


Hoshana Rabba
7:00 a.m.: Shacharis
9:22/ 9:58 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema
6:00 p.m.: Mincha
6:03 p.m.: Candle Lighting
6:21 p.m.: Shkiya
Followed by Maariv

Shemini Atzeres

8:15 a.m.: Shachris

9:23/ 9:59 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema

6:00 p.m.: Mincha

Candle Lighting After Tzeis

6:20 p.m.: Shkiya

6:55 p.m.: Maariv followed by Hakafos

7:32 p.m.: 72 Minutes

Simchas Torah- Erev Shabbos
8:15 a.m.: Shachris

9:24/ 10:00 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema

6:00 p.m.: Mincha

6:00 p.m.: Candle Lighting

6:18 p.m.: Shkiya

Followed by Maariv


Shabbos- Parshas Beraishis 
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
9:24/ 10:00 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema
5:15 p.m.: Mincha
6:17 p.m.: Shkiya
7:29 p.m.: 72 Minutes

For a printable version of the Kollel's Sukkos Zemanim, please click on the link below.

Kollel Bein Hazemanim Intersession
October 5-October 26

The Kollel Sukkos Bein Hazmanim

 (Intersession) began on Sunday, October 5th  and continues until Sunday, October 26th. The following is the Kollel schedule for this time period: 



With the exception of Daf Yomi and Kollel Boker, all chavrusos and shiurim will be in intersession until Sunday,  October 26th.  (Please look out for an e-mail communication at that time to confirm that these shiurim have restarted.)



The Kollel will once again host Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim. Please see below for details of this program. Breakfast will be served. A sukkah will be available throughout Yom Tov.


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


Wishing everyone a Chag Kasher Vesameach,

Kollel Rebbeim and Staff

Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim in Session!
The Kollel is once
 again hosting Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim from Sunday, October 5th until Tuesday, October 14th. 
Sukkah Available Throughout Yom Tov!

Breakfast Served Daily!


Sunday, October 5- Tuesday, October 14 

Shacharis 8:00 a.m.

Mincha: 2:30 p.m.


Seforim will be awarded to all bochurim back from Yeshiva that learn a minimum of 15 hours during the sedorim of Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim. 


This morning, we were privileged to hear from the Rosh Kollel, Rabbi Yechiel Biberfeld.



Sukkos in 60 Minute or Less
Partners in Torah is proud to present a special educational piece prepared by Rabbi Elazar Meisels called "Sukkos in 60 Minutes or Less."

 Arranged in a graphically pleasing format, it's full of information on Sukkos, much of it not found elsewhere.
To see this booklet, click here.
Community News
  • LMS Kiddush: LMS Kiddush will be sponsored in the LMS Sukkah, after the main minyan, this Shabbos, 10/11 by the Werrins in HaKoras HaTov to Hashem for Ronald's being granted his 70th birthday. The community is invited to join them and extend a L'Chaim to Yaakov.

  • 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.
  • Parsha Shiur by Rabbi Ungar of Etz Chaim-  a 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.
  • Free Career Expo: by Jevs Human resources and Jewish Federation. Matching your skills & Experience with regional Employers who are ready to hire. Wednesday, October 22, 10 am- 2 pm. Jewish Community Services Building, 2100 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. For more information, contact Wendy Rosenfeldt at 215-854-1874 or