Philadelphia Community Kollel Weekly Update
May 17, 2018
Parshas Bamidbar/Shavuos  5778
In This Issue
This Shabbos at the Kollel
Shavuos 5778 At the Kollel..
Men...K'ish Echad Chaburah...and Shiurim Track.
Special Boy's Track...
Sponsor All-Night Learning...At the Kollel
Neilas Hachag
Photos and Audio of...Kollel's 19th Annual Lecture
Women's Shiur- NEW DATE...
Community News
Mazel Tov to:

Rabbi Yakir and Lea Schechter , on the bris of a son, Tzvi Hersh. 
Yeshaya Mordechai (Steve) and Esti Berman on their recent wedding in Eretz Yisroel.
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This Shabbos at the Kollel 
Parshas Bamidbar/Shavuos
Thursday, May 17:
8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Gemara Rosh Hashana with Rabbi Biberfeld
9:00 p.m. Maariv (additional minyan)
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Kollel Erev
10:00 p.m.: Maariv
10:15 p.m.: Daf Yomi

Friday, May 18:
7:54 p.m.: Candle Lighting
8:12 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset

Shabbos/ Erev Shavuos, May 19:
8:15 a.m.: Shacharis
8:43/9:19 a.m.: Latest Krias Shema
6:30 p.m.:  Mincha
TBA Daf Yomi
8:13 p.m.: Shkiya/Sunset
8:45 p.m. : Dvar Torah
9:08 p.m.: Maariv
9:25 p.m.: 72 Minutes
Candle Lighting  After Tzeis 

Shavuos First Day- Sunday May 20
4:29 a.m. Alos Hashachar
4:59 a.m. Mesheyakir- Tallis
5:00 a.m. Birchos Hashachar
5:05 a.m. Pesukei D'zimra
5:27 a.m. Ha'kel
5:41 a.m. Neitz
8:43/9:19 a.m. Sof Z'man K'rias Shema Gr"a/Mg"A
7:30 p.m. Mincha

Second Night Sunday May 20
8:14 p.m. Shkiya
8:54 p.m. Maariv
Candle Lighting After Tzeis

Shavuos Second Day- Monday May 21
8:30 a.m. Shacharis
8:43/9:19 a.m. Sof Z'man K'rias Shema Gr"a/Mg"A
10:30 a.m. Yizkor (Approximately) 
TBA Daf Yomi
7:20 p.m. Mincha
Neilas Hachag (for men) following 
8:14 p.m. Shkiya
9:09 P.M. Maariv
9:26 p.m. 72 Min.

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 for Shabbos and Shavuos, click here.

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Shavuos 5778 At the Kollel

To see all our Shavuos information and zemanim, see our Shavuos 5778 page online.

S havuos All-Night Learning for Men
K'ish Echad Chaburah
and Shiurim Track

One limud! - כאיש אחד בלב אחד
1 Sugya in 1 Beis Medrash - as 1!
Lets us all join together in one limud as we learn the Sugya of
מושבע ועומד מהר סיני
Seder: 12:30 - 2:15 am with maare mekomos provided by SHIVTI
Chabura: 2:15 - 3:00 am by Rabbi Sholom Kelemer, shlit"a
Come with your chavrusa or we'll set you up! For more information or assistance please contact Rabbi Yosef Prupas 610-618-9949,
Shiurim Track!
Special Shiurim to help you stay up Shavuos Night!
12: 45 - 1: 45 am Rabbi Moshe Yosef Spiegel: 
Rus and Dovid HaMelech: The Story Behind the Story
2:00 - 3:15 am Rabbi Dov Greer:   Entering the Bris: Story, Adventure, and Halacha from veteran Mohel
3:30 - 4:30 am Rabbi Yechiel Biberfeld, Rosh Kollel: 
Who Is the Real Moshiach?  A discussion of the purpose of Moshiach ben Yosef and Moshiach ben Dovid
The Chocolate Café!
Chocolate and Coffee bar! Dairy and Pareve deserts! 
Throughout the night!
Special Boy's Track

Sponsor All-Night Learning
At the Kollel
To participate, please click on poster

Shloima Gelley and family are Dedicating the Neilas Hachag in honor of our dear father, Harav Hagoan Reb Zachariah Ben Rivkah ZTL Gelly.
Neilas Hachag 
Join Us on Second Day Yom Tov
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Shloima Gelley and family dedicate the Neilas Hachag in honor and in memory of their dear father, Harav Hagoan Reb Zachariah Ben Rivkah ZTL Gelley
Photos and Audio of 
Kollel's 19th Annual Lecture
With Horav Dovid Schustal, shli"ta
To hear the lecture or see photos, visit our 
Women's Shiur- NEW DATE
Given by Mrs. Rachael Biberfeld
First Day of Shavuos (May 20)
at 5:30 p.m.

The Philadelphia Community Kollel presents
A Shiur for Women

Perspectives on Shavuos
Given By
Mrs. Rachael Biberfeld
on First day of Shavuos  (May 20) 
at the home of Mrs. Shayna Malka Zeffren
111 Bryn Mawr Ave., Bala Cynwyd
5:30 p.m.
Hope to see you there!
Community News
  • 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 Jeff and Daryl Klein's home at 161 Union Avenue at 8:15 p.m.