Friday, February 29, 2008

Rabbi Welcher on Halachos of Havdalah Part II - mp3

Rabbi Welcher on Halachos of Havdalah Part II - mp3 can be downloaded here

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Bnouncements-Parshas VaYakhel-March 1, 2008

Zmanim:

Erev Shabbos:
Candle Lighting:5:27 pm
Minchah:5:34 pm

Shabbos: Hashkamah Minyan 7:15 am
Daf Yomi 7:25 am
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Z’man K’rias Sh’ma 9:18 am
Rav’s Shiur in P’sachim 4:25 pm
Minchah followed by
S’udah Sh’lishis 5:15 pm
Maariv 6:38 pm

Weekday Shacharis:
Sunday 8:00 am
Monday & Thursday 6:20 am & 7:35 am
Tuesday & Wednesday 6:30 am & 7:35 am
Friday (Rosh Chodesh) 6:10 am & 7:35 am

Weekday Maariv:
Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm

Shabbos Events:

Shabbos Morning:

8:00 am:The Rav’s bi-weekly shiur, “Iyunim B'Halachah – Sh’mitah: Source-Based, In-Depth.”

In honor of Asher Rosenberg’s bar mitzvah, Yechezkel and Deborah Rosenberg invite everyone to a Kiddush following davening at the Young Israel of Queens Valley.

Scholar-in-Residence, Parshas P’kudei (March 8):

Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein, the director of interfaith affairs for the Simon Wiesenthal Center, will speak throughout Shabbos:
Friday Evening, 9:00 pm: “Orthodoxy and Orthodopraxy - Deed and Creed in the Light of the Rambam's Ikarei Emunah.”
Shabbos Morning: Drashah
S’udah Sh’lishis
(Following 5:10 Minchah)
:“Maharal and Rav Kook’s Views on Aggadah.”

Shushan Purim, Shabbos Parshas Tzav (March 22):
In accordance with the Adar spirit of being Marbeh B’Simchah, the next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will be celebrated on Shushan Purim. We are looking for additional sponsors in order to serve a hot Kiddush. If you are interested in sponsoring the "royal event," please call Yoni Platovsky (718-459-2290) or Jay Daitchman (718-263-1688).


Schedule of Shiurim
Sunday, March 2:
8:50 am: R’ Daniel Stein’s Shiur on Hishtadlus, l’zeicher nishmas Joan Maybruch.
*Cancelled this week*: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusa Program in B’rachos.

Motza’ei Shabbos, March 8:
9:00 pm: R’ Moshe Schwerd, “Purim’s Forgotten Mitzvah.”


Mazal Tov!


Mazal Tov to Mark and Meira Kutner on the marriage this past week of their daughter, Rivky, to Dovid Teitelbaum!
Mazal Tov to the chasan’s parents, Rabbi and Mrs. Moshe Teitelbaum! Rabbi Teitelbaum is the Marah D’Asrah of the Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst.
Mazal Tov to all the grandparents: Mrs. Estelle Kutner, Mr. and Mrs. Chaim Tepper, Mrs. Shula Teitelbaum, and Rabbi and Mrs. Berel Wein!
Mazal Tov to Yechezkel and Deborah Rosenberg on the bar mitzvah of their son, Asher!
Mazal Tov to Ron and Naomi Lamb on the bas mitzvah of their daughter, Gila!
Mazal Tov to Danny and Tzirel Goldschmiedt! Their children, Eli and Riva Goldschmiedt, served as this year’s honorees at HAFTR’s 30th anniversary dinner, which was held this past Motza’ei Shabbos.


Community Beis Medrash Program

Sunday – Thursday, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm:
Every Monday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm: Chaburah on the Maharal led by Aaron Meltzer.
Every Tuesday, 8:30 - 9:30 pm: The Rav’s weekly Halachah Shiur entitled "Kavod Shabbos, Oneg Shabbos, & M’laveh Malkah"
Every Wednesday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm: Chaburah on Chumash with Ramban led by R’ Mark Kutner.
Every Other Thursday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm: Chaburah on Torah and Medicine (next on March 6).

Please join us for 30 minutes one day a week before or after Maariv. As the Rav has mentioned, everybody’s participation makes a big difference and is strongly encouraged.

Women’s League

Every Tuesday
9:30 pm: Women’s League’s weekly Tehillim Group. Please join as the Women’s League is always searching for volunteers to participate.

Community Events


Every Sunday:
9:10 am: The Kew Gardens Hills “AMEN” group for women will meet at the home of Dovid and Ilana Goldschein, 72-10 137th Street. The group is looking for more participants. A commitment to attend every week is not required. Those who attend the Shira Smiles’ shiur at 10:00 am may participate in the group and leave early.

Sunday, March 4:
8:30 pm: CHAZAQ will sponsor a lecture by the renowned Rabbi Label Lam at the Beth Gavriel Community Center, 66-35 108th Street, Forest Hills. The lecture is free to both men and women. Food will be served beginning at 8:00 pm. For additional information, contact CHAZAQ by telephone (917-617-3636) or e-mail (chazaqevents@gmail.com).

Wednesday, March 5:
7:45 pm: Women by Women will present its monthly Shiur HaChodesh, given by Rabbanit Miriam Miller, M.Ed, Harvard University, and noted Israeli educator at Neve Yerushalayim, Michlala, and in Har Nof, entitled “Hidden Treasures: Esther and the Jewish Soul.” The shiur will take place at Cong. Etz Chaim, 147-19 73rd Avenue. Suggested Donation is $5.00.

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Bnouncements- Parshas KI SISAH -February 23, 2008

Z’manim:

Erev Shabbos:
Candle Lighting:5:19 pm
Minchah: 5:26 pm


Shabbos: Hashkamah Minyan 7:15 am
Daf Yomi 7:25 am
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Z’man K’rias Sh’ma 9:24 am
Rav’s Shiur in P’sachim 4:20 pm
Minchah followed by
S’udah Sh’lishis 5:10 pm
Maariv 6:29 pm

Weekday Shacharis:

Sunday 8:00 am
Monday & Thursday 6:20 am & 7:35am
Tues., Wed. & Friday 6:30 am & 7:35am

Weekday Maariv:
Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm


Shabbos Events:


Friday Evening:
8:00 – 9:15 pm: Rabbi Gottesman’s Oneg Shabbos program for seventh and eighth grade boys will take place at his home, 141-31 72nd Crescent.

Next Shabbos Morning, Parshas VaYakhel (March 1):
8:00 am: The Rav’s bi-weekly shiur, “Iyunim B'Halachah – Sh’mitah: Source-Based, In-Depth.”

Scholar-in-Residence, Parshas P’kudei (March 8):
Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein, the director of interfaith affairs fo the Simon Wiesenthal Center, will speak throughout Shabbos.

Friday Evening, 9:00PM:
"Orthodoxy and Othodopraxy-Deed and Creed in the Light of the Rambam's Ikarei Emunah."

Shabbos Morning:Drashah

S'udah Sh'lishis:(Following 5:10PM Mincha)"'Maharal and Rav Kook's Views on Aggadah."

Shushan Purim, Shabbos Parshas Tzav (March 22):

In accordance with the Adar spirit of being Marbeh B'Simchah, the next Shabbos Mevorchim Kiddush will be celebrated on Shushan Purim. We are looking for additional sponsors in order to serve a hot Kiddush. If you are interested in sponsoring the "royal event," please call Yoni Platovsky (718-459-2290), Norman Feldman (718-793-8191) or Jay Daitchman (718-263-1688).

CHOLIM LIST:
The Shul's Refuah Sh'leimah list will be revised every Rosh Chodesh. All names must be resubmitted each month to the Gabbaim by writing them on the list which is located on the Shulchan or by sending an email to Ronnie Schlanger or Yoni Katz at ron.schlanger@mutualofamerica.com or yonikatzpersonal@gmail.com. Names will not automatically be carried to the following month. Please clearly write the choleh's Hebrew name in either Hebrew or English.

Schedule of Shiurim:


Sunday, February 24:
8:50 am: R’ Daniel Stein’s Shiur on Hishtadlus, l’zeicher nishmas Joan Maybruch.
9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusa Program in B’rachos.
Motza'ei Shabbos, March 8:
9:00PM: R'Moshe Schwerd, "Purim's Forgotten Mitzvah."

Mazal Tov!:
Mazal Tov to R'Marty and Yaffa Katz on the engagement of their daughter, Chevie, to Maish Friedman.

Community Beis Medrash Program:


Sunday – Thursday, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm:

**Cancelled this Week** Every Monday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm: Chaburah on the Maharal led by Aaron Meltzer.
Every Tuesday, 8:30 - 9:30 pm: The Rav’s weekly Halachah Shiur entitled "Halachos of Havdalah Part II."
Every Wednesday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm: Chaburah on Chumash with Ramban led by R’ Mark Kutner.
Every Other Thursday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm: Chaburah on Torah and Medicine (next on March 6).

Please join us for 30 minutes one day a week before or after Maariv. As the Rav has mentioned, everybody’s participation makes a big difference and is strongly encouraged.

Women’s League:

Wednesday, February 27, 2008:
8:00 pm:The Women's League will continue hosting Rabbi Zvi Lew's monthly women's lecture series, "Perspectives on Prayer," which focuses on the origins, structure, halachos, and practices of T'filah. The shiurim are sponsored by Ateret Seminary for Women at Queens College and held in the upstairs lobby of the Shul. For more information, please call 718-796-8251.

Every Tuesday, 9:30 pm:
Women’s League’s weekly Tehillim Group. Please join as the Women’s League is always searching for volunteers to participate.

Community Events:

Every Sunday:
9:10 am: The Kew Gardens Hills “AMEN” group for women will meet at the home of Dovid and Ilana Goldschein, 72-10 137th Street. The group is looking for more participants. A commitment to attend every week is not required. Those who attend the Shira Smiles’ shiur at 10:00 am may participate in the group and leave early.

Shabbos, February 22-23:
Discovery Comes to Queens, hosted by Nachlas Yitzchok (Rabbi Oelbaum's Shul)
Friday Feb 22, 8:30PM:Failsafe I-"7 Wonders of Jewish History."
Shabbos, February 23, 3:30PM:Failsafe II-"Identifying Information Only the Author Could Have Known."
Shabbos February 23, 4:30PM: Failsafe III-"G-d's Control of History."
Motza'ei Shabbos February 23, 8:30PM:Rabbi Mordechai Becher-"Kiruv:Igniting the Spark."

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Rabbi Welcher on Halachos of Havdalah Part I - mp3

Rabbi Welcher on Halachos of Havdalah Part I - mp3 can be downloaded here

Monday, February 18, 2008

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - Baal Keri According to the Rambam - mp3

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - Baal Keri According to the Rambam - mp3 can be downloaded here

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Upcoming Community Events

UPCOMING EVENTS:

The Vaad L'Chizuk HaTorah:

Monday Morning, February 18, 2008 at 10:00AM:
The Vaad L'Chizuk HaTorah is proud to present a shiur this President's Day featuring HaRav Abba Bronspigel (Rosh HaYeshiva of Beis Medresh L'Talmud/Lander's College for Men)
The topic is Pruzbol. The shiur will be preceded with words by Rabbi Dovid Sheinfeld.
The location of the shiur is at Rabbi Sheinfeld's Shul (Congregation Degel Israel) located at 144-02 68th Drive (corner of 68th Drive and Main Street)

Bonei Olam:

Tuesday February 19, 2008 at 8:00PM:


An Evening of Inspiration Benefiting Bonei Olam.
Bonei Olam is having a Parlor Meeting at the home of Dovid and Miriam Solomon located at 141-12 72nd Avenue, Kew Gardens Hills, NY.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Bnouncements- Parshas T'tzaveh- February 16, 2008

Z'manim

Erev Shabbos:

Candle Lighting: 5:11pm
Mincha: 5:18

Shabbos: Hashkamah Minyan 7:15 am
Daf Yomi 7:25 am
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Z’man K’rias Sh’ma 9:29 am
Rav’s Shiur in P’sachim 4:10 pm
Minchah followed by
S’udah Sh’lishis 5:00 pm
Maariv 6:21 pm
Weekday Shacharis:
Sunday 8:00 am
Monday & Thursday 6:20 am & 7:35 am
Tues., Wed. & Friday 6:30 am & 7:35 am
Weekday Maariv: Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm


Shabbos Events:

Shabbos Morning:
8:00 am: The Rav's bi-weekly shiur, "Iyunim B' Halachah-Sh'mitah:Source-Based, In-Depth"

Motza'ei Shabbos:


8:30 pm:Cong. Ahavas Yisroel & CHAZAQ present a video presentation by Rabbi Avigdor Miller, zt”l, entitled, “Seeing Through the Darkness.” The presentation, for men and women, will be held at the Shul and there is no charge to attend. A hot buffet will be served and Rabbi Miller’s CDs will be distributed free of charge. Call 917-617-3636 for more information, or send an e-mail to ChazaqEvents@gmail.com.

Next Friday Evening, Parshas KI SISAH (February 22):
8:00 – 9:15 pm: Rabbi Gottesman’s Oneg Shabbos program for seventh and eighth grade boys will take place at his home, 141-31 72nd Crescent.

Scholar-in-Residence, Parshas P’kudei (March 8):
Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein, the director of interfaith affairs for the Simon Wiesenthal Center, will be a scholar-in-residence. Rabbi Adlerstein holds the Sydney M. Irmas Chair in Jewish Law and Ethics at Loyola Law School and is a co-principal in the Jewish Mediation Service, which applies a Jewish ethical approach to problem solving. Rabbi Adlerstein received S’michah from the Chofetz Chaim Yeshiva.

Shushan Purim, Shabbos Parshas Tzav (March 22):
In accordance with the Adar spirit of being Marbeh B'Simchah, the next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will be celebrated on Shushan Purim. We are looking for additional sponsors in order to serve a hot Kiddush. If you are interested in sponsoring the "royal event," please call Yoni Platovsky (718-459-2290) or Jay Daitchman (718-263-1688).


CHOLIM LIST
The Shul's Refuah Sh'leimah list will be updated after Shabbos and will be revised every Rosh Chodesh. All names must be resubmitted each month to the Gabbaim by writing them on the list which is located on the Shulchan or by sending an email to Ronnie Schlanger or Yoni Katz at ron.schlanger@mutualofamerica.com or yonikatzpersonal@gmail.com. Names will not automatically be carried to the following month. Please clearly write the choleh's Hebrew name in either Hebrew or English.


Schedule of Shiurim

Sunday, February 10:
8:50 am: R’ Daniel Stein’s Shiur on Hishtadlus, l’zeicher nishmas Joan Maybruch.
9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusa Program in B’rachos.

Mazal Tov!
Mazal Tov to Doris Feinstein on the birth of a grandson to her daughter, Ilana and Nir Kedar, in South Africa.

Community Beis Medrash Program

Sunday – Thursday, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm:
Every Monday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm:Chaburah on the Maharal led by Aaron Meltzer.
Every Tuesday, 8:30 - 9:30 pm:The Rav’s weekly Halachah Shiur entitled "Halachos of Havdalah."
Every Wednesday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm: Chaburah on Chumash with Ramban led by R’ Mark Kutner.
Every Other Thursday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm: Chaburah on Torah and Medicine (next on February 21).

Please join us for 30 minutes one day a week before or after Maariv. As the Rav has mentioned, everybody’s participation makes a big difference and is strongly encouraged.

Women’s League:

Every Tuesday, 9:30 pm:
Women’s League’s weekly Tehillim Group. Please join as the Women’s League is always searching for volunteers to participate.

COMMUNITY EVENTS


Every Sunday:
9:10 am: The Kew Gardens Hills “AMEN” group for women will meet at the home of Dovid and Ilana Goldschein, 72-10 137th Street. The group is looking for more participants. A commitment to attend every week is not required. Those who attend the Shira Smiles’ shiur at 10:00 am may participate in the group and leave early.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Rabbi Welcher on the Halachos of the Shabbos Meals - mp3

Rabbi Welcher on Halachos of the Shabbos Meals - mp3 can be downloaded here

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Bnouncements- Parshas T'rumah- February 9, 2008

Z'manim:

Erev Shabbos:

Candle Lighting: 5:02pm
Minchah: 5:09pm


Shabbos: Hashkamah Minyan: 7:15 am
Daf Yomi: 7:25 am
Shacharis: 8:30 am
Sof Z’man K’rias Sh’ma: 9:34 am
Rav’s Shiur in P’sachim:4:00 pm
Minchah followed by
S’udah Sh’lishis: 4:50 pm
Maariv: 6:13 pm

Weekday Shacharis:
Sunday 8:00 am
Monday & Thursday 6:20 am & 7:35 am
Tues., Wed. & Friday 6:30 am & 7:35 am

Weekday Maariv: Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm


We wish to express our deepest gratitude and sincerest appreciation to the Gabbaim, Michael Salzbank and Barry Simanowitz, who have retired from their positions this week. Michael and Barry have admirably served our Shul with great diplomacy, dignity, and understanding. Ronnie Schlanger and Yoni Katz have graciously agreed to serve as Gabbai Rishon and Gabbai Sheini, respectively. We wish them hatzlachah rabbah and thank them for accepting this difficult task.



Shabbos Events:


Friday Evening:

8:00 – 9:15 pm:
Rabbi Gottesman’s Oneg Shabbos program for seventh and eighth grade boys will take place at his home, 141-31 72nd Crescent.

Next Shabbos Morning, Parshas T’tzaveh (February 16):

8:00 am: The Rav’s bi-weekly shiur, “Iyunim B'Halachah – Sh’mitah: Source-Based, In-Depth.”

Scholar-in-Residence, Parshas P’kudei (March 8):

Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein, the director of interfaith affairs for the Simon Wiesenthal Center, will be a scholar-in-residence. Rabbi Adlerstein holds the Sydney M. Irmas Chair in Jewish Law and Ethics at Loyola Law School and is a co-principal in the Jewish Mediation Service, which applies a Jewish ethical approach to problem solving. Rabbi Adlerstein received S’michah from the Chofetz Chaim Yeshiva.


Shushan Purim, Shabbos Parshas Tzav (March 22):

In accordance with the Adar spirit of being Marbeh B'Simchah, the next Shabbos Mevorchim Kiddush will be celebrated on Shushan Purim. We are looking for additional sponsors in order to serve a hot Kiddush. If you are interested in sponsoring the "royal event," please call Yoni Platovsky (718-459-2290) or Jay Daitchman (718-263-1688).



Mazal Tov!
Mazal Tov to Zvi and Batya Fishman on the engagement of their son, Dovid, to Shoshana Sheffield of Ottawa, Canada!
Mazal Tov to Rabbi and Mrs. Marty Katz on the birth of a grandson to their children, Yitzy and Bina!
Mazal Tov to Aviezri and Shaula Fraenkel on the birth of a great-granddaughter, their first great-grandchild!
Mazal Tov to Mrs. Cara Lopchinsky on the engagement of her daughter, Aliza Lopchinsky to Calev Mann!


Schedule of Shiurim


Sunday, February 10:

8:50 am: R’ Daniel Stein’s Shiur on Hishtadlus, l’zeicher nishmas Joan Maybruch.
9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusa Program in B’rachos.


Community Beis Medrash Program:

Sunday – Thursday, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm:

Every Monday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm:
Chaburah on the Maharal led by Aaron Meltzer.
Every Tuesday, 8:30 - 9:30 pm:The Rav’s weekly Halachah Shiur entitled "Halachos of the Shabbos Meals."
Every Wednesday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm:Chaburah on Chumash with Ramban led by R’ Mark Kutner.
Every Other Thursday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm:Chaburah on Torah and Medicine (next on February 21).

Please join us for 30 minutes one day a week before or after Maariv. As the Rav has mentioned, everybody’s participation makes a big difference and is strongly encouraged.


Women’s League:

Shabbos Afternoon:


3:30 pm: The Women’s League will sponsor a shiur given by Batya Harris, who will speak on “A Tale of Two: Chodesh Adar and Parshas T’rumah.” The shiur will be hosted by Elliot and Leora Hecht at their home, 144-38 75th Avenue. The shiur is scheduled to end in time for women to be home before Minchah.

Every Tuesday, 9:30 pm:
Women’s League’s weekly Tehillim Group. Please join as the Women’s League is always searching for volunteers to participate.


Community Events:

Next Motza’ei Shabbos, Parshas T’tzaveh (February 16):


8:30 pm: Cong. Ahavas Yisroel & CHAZAQ present a video presentation by Rabbi Avigdor Miller, zt”l, entitled, “Seeing Through the Darkness.” The presentation, for men and women, will be held at the Shul and there is no charge to attend. A hot buffet will be served and Rabbi Miller’s CDs will be distributed free of charge. Call 917-617-3636 for more information, or send an e-mail to ChazaqEvents@gmail.com.

Every Sunday:
9:10 am: The Kew Gardens Hills “AMEN” group for women will meet at the home of Dovid and Ilana Goldschein, 72-10 137th Street. The group is looking for more participants. A commitment to attend every week is not required. Those who attend the Shira Smiles’ shiur at 10:00 am may participate in the group and leave early.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Rabbi Welcher on Halachos of Lechem Mishneh - mp3

Rabbi Welcher on Halachos of Lechem Mishneh - mp3 can be downloaded here

Sunday, February 03, 2008

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - How can Baal Keri Takanah Be Batul - mp3

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - How can Baal Keri Takanah Be Batul - mp3 can be downloaded here