Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update

Sukkos 5778
In This Issue
Sukkos 5778 at the Kollel
Kollel Bein Hazemanim
Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim
Sukkos in 60 Minutes
Mazel Tov To:

Daniel and Devorah Himmel on the bris of their son, Avraham Shmuel Yehoshua.

Rabbi and Mrs. Baruch and Miriam Lichtenstein on the birth of a granddaughter, Rachel Emma, born to Mordechai and Vicki Lichtenstein.

Rabbi and Mrs. Baruch and Miriam Lichtenstein on the birth of another granddaughter, born to Aryeh and Hindel Berman.

Rabbi and Mrs. Dovid and Sara Kalish  on the bris of their son, Shlomo Zalman.
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The Kollel Rabbis and Staff Wish You a Joyous and Uplifting Sukkos!
Sukkos 5778 at the Kollel

Erev Yom Tov (
Wed., October 4):
8:00 a.m.:  Shachris
9:18/ 9:54 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema
6:20 p.m.: Mincha
6:20 p.m.: Candle Lighting
*Don't forget an Eruv Tavshilin
6:38 p.m.: Shkiya
7:03 p.m.: Maariv

1st Day Sukkos (Thurs., Oct 5):
8:15 a.m.: Shachris
9:19/ 9:55 a.m.:  Sof Zman Krias Shema
6:15 p.m.: Mincha
Candle Lighting After Tzeis
6:36 p.m.: Shkiya
7:11 p.m.: Maariv
7:48 p.m.: 72 Minutes
2nd Day Sukkos (Erev Shabbos, Oct 6):
8:15 a.m.: Shachris
9:19/ 9:55 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema 
6:15 p.m.: Mincha
6:16 p.m.: Candle Lighting
6:34 p.m.: Shkiya
Maariv To Follow After Mincha

Shabbos, 1st Day Chol Hamoed (Oct. 7):
8:15 a.m.:  Shachris
9:19/ 9:55 a.m.:  Sof Zman Krias Shema
5:40 p.m.:  Mincha
6:33 p.m.:  Shkiya
7:45 p.m.: 72 Minutes

2nd Day Chol Hamoed (Sun., Oct 8):  
8:00 a.m.: Shacharis
9:20/ 9:56 a.m.:  Sof Zman Krias Shema
2:30 p.m.: Mincha
6:31 p.m.: Shkiya
9:55 p.m.: Maariv

3rd Day Chol Hamoed (Mon., Oct 9):
8:00 a.m.: Shachris
9:20/ 9:56 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema
2:30 p.m.:
6:30 p.m.: Shkiya
9:55 p.m.: Maariv

4th Day Chol Hamoed (Tues., Oct 10):
8:00 a.m.: Shachris
9:21/ 9:57 a.m.:  Sof Zman Krias Shema
2:30 p.m.:  Mincha
6:28 p.m.:  Shkiya
9:55 p.m.:  Maariv
Hoshana Rabba (Wed., Oct 11):
6:35 a.m.: Shacharis
9:21/ 9:57 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema
6:10 p.m.: Mincha
6:09 p.m.: Candle Lighting
*Don't forget an Eruv Tavshilin
6:27 p.m.: Shkiya
6:50 p.m.: Maariv

Shemini Atzeres (Thurs., Oct 12):
8:15 a.m.: Shachris
9:21/ 9:57 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema
6:05 p.m.: Mincha
Candle Lighting After Tzeis
6:25 p.m.: Shkiya
7:10 p.m.: Maariv followed by Hakafos
7:37 p.m.: 72 Minutes
Simchas Torah (Erev Shabbos, Oct. 13):
8:00 a.m.: Shachris
9:22/ 9:58 a.m.:  Sof Zman Krias Shema
6:05 p.m.:  Mincha
6:06 p.m.: Candle Lighting
6:24 p.m.:  Shkiya
Maariv To Follow After Mincha

Shabbos Beraishis (Oct. 14):
8:15 a.m.:  Shachris
9:22/ 9:58 a.m.: Sof Zman Krias Shema
5:25 p.m.:  Mincha
6:22 p.m.: Shkiya
7:34 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 1st-22nd
The Kollel Sukkos Bein Hazmanim (Intersession) began Sunday, October 1st and continues until Sunday, October 22nd (2nd of Cheshvan). For a davening schedule, please see link below. 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 22nd. (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.

Daf Yomi WILL continue every week night at 10:10 p.m. here at the Kollel. Yom Tov schedule: TBA

We will continue to hold daily minyanim on
our usual schedule with one exception:

Weekday Shacharis will take place
at 8:00 a.m. during the period of:
Monday October 2nd - Sunday, October 22nd
Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim
in Session!
"Your Yeshiva Away From Yeshiva!"

The Kollel is once again hosting Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim from Sunday, October 1st until Tuesday, October 10th.

Breakfast served daily! Beautiful new and spacious sukkah available on Yom Tov.
Shiurim will be given by prominent מגידי שעור בענינא דיומא
To hear shiurim from previous years, see here:

Sponsorships available:
$180 dedicate a shiur - $360 dedicate a whole day
$500 dedicate refreshments for the week - $1000 - Dedicate entire Sukkos Program
A plaque will be displayed on our digital board in our lobby
Please contact R' Zeffren at 610-507-3906 or

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 10-15 hours during the sedorim of Yeshivas Bein Hazemanim.

Parking note: Please be careful not to park in spots other than Kollel designated ones. If they are full, please find street parking. Thanks!
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.