Thursday, October 30, 2008

Bnouncements-Parshas Noach-November 1, 2008

Z’manim:

Candle Lighting: 5:34 pm
Minchah Erev Shabbos: 5:41 pm

Hashkamah Minyan: 7:15 am
Daf Yomi: 7:25 am
Shacharis: 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma: 10:02 am
Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim: 4:30 pm
Minchah Shabbos Afternoon followed by S’udah Sh’lishis: 5:20 pm
Maariv: 6:41 pm

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

Maariv:
Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm

Shabbos Events:

Shabbos Afternoon:
4:15pm: Dvora Weiner will, be”H, present a Parshas HaShavua shiur entitled “What is a Leader?” on Shabbos afternoon, November 1, Shabbas Noach, at 4:15 pm at Mark and Linda Frankel's home (141-17 72nd Crescent).

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors:


The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas Chayei Sarah (November 22). The minimum sponsorship is $100. If you are interested in sponsoring for a simchah or a yahrzeit, please call Yoni Platovsky (718-459-2290) or Jay Daitchman (718-263-1688).

HaMakom Y'nacheim:
Condolences to Karen Daitchman on the passing of her father, Moshe Segelstein.
Condolences to Sarah Simanowitz on the passing of her brother, Mr. Hirsch Ribakow.

Schedule of Shiurim:
Sunday, November2:
8:50 am: R’ Eliezer Maybruch's shiur on Halachah and Hashkafah l’zeicher nishmas Joan Maybruch.
9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusah Program in B’rachos.

Tuesday, November 4:
8:30 -9:30 pm: Rav’s weekly shiur, this week entitled “Halachos of Tzitsis.”

Cholim List:
The Shul's R'fuah Sh'leimah list will be revised for MarCheshvan. Please confirm that any old names still belong on the list. If you would like to add additional names, please clearly write the names of any immediate family members in either Hebrew or English on the list, which is located on the Shulchan, or e-mail them to Ronnie Schlanger at ron.schlanger@mutualofamerica.com.

Community Beis Medrash Program:


Sunday-Thursday, 8:00pm-10:30pm:
Every Monday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on the Maharal led by Aaron Meltzer
Every Tuesday, 8:30pm-9:30pm: Rav’s weekly shiur, this week entitled “Halachos of Tzitsis”
Every Wednesday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on Chumash with Ramban led by R’ Mark Kutner
Every Other Thursday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on Torah and Medicine (contact Rich Gewanter at rgewanter@gmail.com for the schedule)
Sunday-Thursday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on Mishnah B’rurah led by R' Moshe Bilitzky

*New Shiur*-Every Thursday, 8:45pm- 9:25pm October 30-December 18)
R' Yisroel Benedek will give a shiur, entitled “Davening: Fine Tuning Your T'filah in Word and Deed,” for eight consecutive evenings on Thursday nights through December 18. This shiur will take place in the Upstairs Lobby of our Shul.

**R' Ruby Ginsberg will give a class on leining the Megillah during S'udah Sh'lishis if there is enough interest. Please contact Ruby Ginsberg at 718-793-1764 or Mark Frankel at 718-793-8891.

The Rav strongly encourages everyone to participate for 30 minutes one day a week before or after Maariv .

Women’s League:
Every Tuesday:
9:30 pm: Women’s League’s weekly Tehillim Group.

Community Events:

Wednesday, November 5:
7:45 pm: Women by Women will hold its monthly Shiur HaChodesh at Congregation Eitz Chaim (147-19 73rd Ave). Rebbetzin Smadar Rosensweig, Professor of Bible at University Stern College for Women, will give a shiur entitled “Perspectives on the Message of the Haftarah.” For more information, contact Hadassah Waxman at 718-261-0766 or hwaxman@earthlink.net Suggested donation is $5.00.

Sunday, November 9:
8:00 pm: A video presentation entitled “The Lifegiving Power of Prayer” with shiurim by Rebbetzin Tehila Jaeger and Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller will be shown at our Shul to commemorate the Rachel Imeinu Yahrzeit and as a fundraiser for the Aniyei Eretz Yisroel. This is a shiur for Women Only. All contributions will help the Aniyei Eretz Yisroel. The distribution of funds will be under the guidance of HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky, Shlita. Checks can be made payable to Torah Umesorah Aniyim Fund.

Gut Shabbos!

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Rabbi Welcher on Simchas Beis HaShoeiva - mp3

Rabbi Welcher on Simchas Beis HaShoeiva - mp3 can be downloaded here

R' Eliezer Maybruch - Requirements for Answering to Borechu - mp3

R' Eliezer Maybruch - Requirements for Answering to Borechu - mp3 can be downloaded here

R' Eliezer Maybruch - Sifsei Chaim - Teshuva III - mp3

R' Eliezer Maybruch - Sifsei Chaim - Teshuva III - mp3 can be downloaded here

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - Don't See_An Ervas Devor Beis Yosef and the Taz - mp3

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - Don't See_An Ervas Devor Beis Yosef and the Taz can be downloaded part 1 here and part 2 here.

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - Making a Brocha in the Mikvah - mp3

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - Making a Brocha in the Mikvah - mp3 can be downloaded part 1 here and part 2 here.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Bnouncements-Parshas B'reishis- October 25, 2008

Z’manim:

Candle Lighting:5:43 pm
Minchah Erev Shabbos:5:50 pm

Hashkamah Minyan:7:15 am
Daf Yomi:7:25 am
Shacharis:8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma:9:59 am
Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim:4:40 pm
Minchah Shabbos Afternoon
followed by S’udah Sh’lishis: 5:30 pm
Maariv:6:50 pm

Weekday Shacharis:
Sunday: 8:00 am
Monday: 6:20 & 7:35 am
Tues. & Fri.: 6:30 & 7:35 am
Wed. & Thurs. (Rosh Chodesh): 6:10 & 7:35 am

Maariv:
Sunday -Thursday: 9:30 pm

Shacharis (Monday-Friday, October 27-31):Tallis and T'filin not before 6:35 am)

Reminder Note: If you have any lifecycle events, please inform a member of the Executive Board (David Levin, Eddie Sherman, David Kaplow, David Kozlin) so that we may inform the Congregation.

Shabbos Events:

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors:
Harvey and Judy Blitz on the occasion of the birth of a grandson to their children Avi and Shira Rubin.
R' David and Cynthia Levin and Jeffrey and Susan Caro on the occasion of the birth of a granddaughter to their children Dovid and Esther Caro.
R' Moshe and Tammy Bilitzky on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of her mother, Golda bas HaRav Chaim.

The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas Chayei Sarah (November 22). The minimum sponsorship is $100. If you are interested in sponsoring, please call Yoni Platovsky (718-459-2290) or Jay Daitchman (718-263-1688).

R'fuah Sh'leimah:

R'fuah Sh'leimah to Aaron Meltzer. We wish him a speedy recovery.

Mazal Tov!
Mazal Tov to Yaakov and Chernie Arfe on the birth of a granddaughter, born to their children Aviva and Azriel Stern!
Mazal Tov to Mrs. Senta Ermann on the birth of a great-granddaughter, born to her grandddaughter in Israel!
Mazal Tov to Joel and Sherry Rada on the birth of a grandson, born to their children Zvi and Rivky Rada!
Mazal Tov to Dr. Chaim and Chana Wasserman on the birth of a grandson, born to their children Yochanan and Yaffa Eskenazi!

Hakaras HaTov
Thank you to Irwin Nathan, Ellen Cohen and Judy Blitz for all their efforts on the Yamim Nora'im Seating Committee!
Thank you to R' Yisroel Benedek for being the Yamin Nora'im Gabbai Rishon and for the Z'manin Charts!
Thank you to Isser Rosenberg for being the Yamim Nora'im Gabbai Sheini!
Thank you to R' Yechezkel Rosenberg for conducting the Yamin Nora'im Kibudin Auction!
Thank you to Harvey Blitz for being the Baal K'riah!
Thank you to R' Moshe Kamin for being the Baal T'Kiah!
Thank you to R' Chaim Pearl and R' Yechezek Rosenberg for leading several T'filos on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur!
Thank you to R' Doniel Steinberg for being the Yamim Nora'im Baal Shacharis!
Thank you to R' David Shatz for leading Kol Nidre, Yom Kippur Maariv, and N'ilah!
Thank you to all of our host families and a special Yasher Koach to Shari Weiss for organizing and executing the Annual AY Sukkah-Hop! Additionally, thank you to Shari Weiss and her crews for setting up the Simchas Torah Kiddush and organizing the Yamim Nora'im babysitting!
Thank you to Barry Simanowitz for helping to set-up the Simchas Torah Kiddush and helping with the Hakafos!
Thank you to Mrs. Gitle Bekelnitzky and Yaakov Serle for donating the candy and sweets on Simchas Torah in memory of her husband, Simcha Gedalia ben Shraga Faivesh, and the Yahrzeit of his father (on 20 Tishrei), Yisroel ben Moshe Nachum! Thank you to R' Hayim Schwartz's daughters for helping to package the candy!

Mazal Tov to this year's Chasanim as follows: R' Yoni Katz (Kol HaN'arim), Rabbi Welcher (Chassan Torah), Steven Brizel (Chasan B'Reishis), and Isser Rosenberg (Chassan Maftir)!

Schedule of Shiurim:
Sunday, October 26:
8:50 am: R’ Eliezer Maybruch will give the shiur on Halachah and Hashkafah l’zeicher nishmas Joan Maybruch.
9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusah Program in B’rachos.

Community Beis Medrash Program:
Sunday-Thursday, 8:00pm-10:30pm:
Every Monday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on the Maharal led by Aaron Meltzer
Every Tuesday, 8:30pm-9:30pm: Rav’s weekly shiur, will not be given this week
Every Wednesday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on Chumash with Ramban led by R’ Mark Kutner
Every Other Thursday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on Torah and Medicine (contact Rich Gewanter at rgewanter@gmail.com for the schedule)
Sunday-Thursday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on Mishnah B’rurah led by R' Moshe Bilitzky

*New Shiur*-Every Thursday, 8:45pm- 9:25pm October 30-December 18)
R' Yisroel Benedek will give a shiur, entitled “Davening: Fine Tuning Your T'filah in Word and Deed,” for eight consecutive evenings on Thursday nights from October 30 through December 18. This shiur will take place in the Upstairs Lobby of our Shul.


**R' Ruby Ginsberg will give a class on leining the Megillah during S'udah Sh'lishis if there is enough interest. Please contact Ruby Ginsberg at 718-793-1764 or Mark Frankel at 718-793-8891.


The Rav strongly encourages everyone to participate for 30 minutes one day a week before or after Maariv.

Women’s League:

Every Tuesday:
9:30 pm: Women’s League’s weekly Tehillim Group.

Wednesday October 29:
8:00 pm: Rabbi Zvi Lew's Perspectives on Prayer lecture series for women will begin a monthly lecture series on Wednesday nights in the upstairs lobby of the Shul on October 29. As in the past, the series is sponsored by Ateret Seminary for Women.

Next Shabbos Afternoon (November 1)

4:15pm: Dvora Weiner will, be'H, present a Parshas HaShavua shiur entitled “What is a Leader? on Shabbos afternoon, November 1, Shabbas Noach, at 4:15 pm at our Shul. The location is to be determined.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Bnouncements -Sukkos

Bnouncements - Sukkos/Bereishis
October 13-22,2008

Z’MANIM:
Please refer to the special Yamim Nora’im Z’manim

Shul Events:
The Rav and Rebbetzin once again would like to personally invite everyone to their annual Sh'mini Atzeres Kiddush in their beautiful Sukkah immediately following davening on Tuesday, October 21.
They look forward to greeting you, your extended families and all your guests then.


Good Yom Tov!

Thursday, October 09, 2008

Bnouncements -Parshas Haazinu- October 11, 2008

Z’manim:

Candle Lighting: 6:04 pm
Minchah Erev Shabbos: 6:11 pm

Hashkamah Minyan:7:15 am
Daf Yomi 7:25 am
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma: 9:52 am
Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim:5:00 pm
Minchah Shabbos Afternoon followed by S’udah Sh’lishis: 5:50 pm
Maariv: 7:11 pm

Weekday Shacharis:
Sunday: 8:00 am
Monday:6:20 & 7:35 am
Tues: 8:30 am
Wed.: 8:30 am
Thursday & Fri. (Chol HaMoed): 6:10 & 8:00 am

Minchah:
Monday: 6:06 pm
Tuesday: 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 6:00 pm

Maariv:
Sun: 9:30 pm
Monday: 6:38 pm
Tues: 7:06 pm
Wed: 7:05 pm
Thurs: 9:30 pm

*Note: See Yamim Nora'im Schedule for Succos
**Note: There will be no edition of the AYnouncements on Chol HaMoed Succos (October 18)



Shabbos Events:


Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors:
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas Beresheis (October 25). The minimum sponsorship is $100. If you are interested in sponsoring, please call Yoni Platovsky (718-459-2290) or Jay Daitchman (718-263-1688).

Mazal Tov!

Mazal Tov to Harvey and Judy Blitz on the birth of a grandson to their children Avi and Shira Rubin! The Shalom Zachor will take place at Harvey and Judy Blitz's home located at 72-19 137th Street.
Mazal Tov to R' David and Cynthia Levin and Jeffrey and Susan Caro on the birth of a granddaughter to their children Dovid and Esther Caro!
Mazal Tov to Rabbi and Rebbetzin Welcher on the engagement of their son Dovid to Faigi Milstein of Brooklyn!

Cholim List:

The Shul's R'fuah Sh'leimah list will be revised for Tishrei. If you would like to add additional names, please clearly write the names of any immediate family members in either Hebrew or English on the list, which is located on the Shulchan, or e-mail them to Ronnie Schlanger at ron.schlanger@mutualofamerica.com


Schedule of Shiurim:


Sunday, October 12:
8:50 am: R’ Eliezer Maybruch will give the shiur on Halachah and Hashkafah l’zeicher nishmas Joan Maybruch.
9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusah Program in B’rachos.

Community Beis Medrash Program:


Sunday-Thursday, 8:00pm-10:30pm:
Every Monday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on the Maharal led by Aaron Meltzer
Every Tuesday, 8:30pm-9:30pm: Rav’s weekly shiur, will not be given this week
Every Wednesday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on Chumash with Ramban led by R’ Mark Kutner will not be given this week
Every Other Thursday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on Torah and Medicine (contact Rich Gewanter at rgewanter@gmail.com for the schedule)
Sunday-Thursday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on Mishnah B’rurah led by R' Moshe Bilitzky

The Rav strongly encourages everyone to participate for 30 minutes one day a week before or after Maariv.

Women’s League:


Every Tuesday:
9:30 pm: Women’s League’s weekly Tehillim Group

Gut Shabbos!

Saturday, October 04, 2008

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Bnouncements -Parshas Vayeilech- Shabbos Shuva-October 4, 2008

Z’manim:

Candle Lighting:6:15 pm
Minchah Erev Shabbos:6:22 pm

Hashkamah Minyan:7:15 am
Daf Yomi:7:25 am
Shacharis:8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma:9:49 am
Mincha:5:30 pm
Shabbas Shuva Drashah:6:00 pm
Maariv:7:22 pm

Weekday Shacharis:
Sunday:8:00 am
Monday:6:20 am
Tues., Wed., & Fri.:6:30 am

Maariv:
Sun., Mon., & Tues. 9:30 pm


S'lichos Schedule:

Sunday, October 5: 7:30 am
Monday, October 6: 5:45 am
Tuesday, October 7: 5:55 am
Wednesday, October 8 (Erev Yom Kippur):6:10 am

*Note: See Yamin Nora'im Schedule for Yom Kippur
** Note: The deadline for submission to the AYnouncements for next week's edition is Tuesday Evening,
October 7.
***Information Note: If you have not made seat reservations for Yom Kippur, please contact Irwin Nathan or Ellen Cohen by October 5.


Shabbos Events:
Shabbos Afternoon:
4:00 pm: Shira Hect-Koller will present a shiur entitled “Yonah vs. HaShem: The Conflict between Justice and Mercy” at our Shul. This shiur is being sponsored on the occasion of the 19th Yahrzeit of Chana Mindel bas R’Shammai.

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors:
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas Beresheis (October 25 ). The minimum sponsorship is $100. If you are interested in sponsoring, please call Yoni Platovsky (718-459-2290) or Jay Daitchman (718-263-1688).

Mazal Tov!
Mazal Tov to Ruby and Mindy Ginsberg upon the engagement of their son Ari to Chana Aidel Simon of Beit Shemesh!
Mazal Tov to Stanley and Evelyn Ocken on the birth of a grandson to their children Levi and Dahlia Ocken!


Schedule of Shiurim:

Sunday, September 29:
8:50 am: R’ Eliezer Maybruch will give the shiur on Halachah and Hashkafah l’zeicher nishmas Joan Maybruch.
9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusah Program in B’rachos.


Community Beis Medrash Program:
Sunday-Thursday, 8:00pm-10:30pm:
Every Monday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on the Maharal led by Aaron Meltzer
Every Tuesday, 8:30pm-9:30pm: Rav’s weekly shiur will not be given this week
Every Wednesday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on Chumash with Ramban led by R’ Mark Kutner will not be given this week
Every Other Thursday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on Torah and Medicine (contact Rich Gewanter at rgewanter@gmail.com for the schedule)
Sunday-Thursday, 9:45pm-10:15pm: Chaburah on Mishnah B’rurah led by R' Moshe Bilitzky

The Rav strongly encourages everyone to participate for 30 minutes one day a week before or after Maariv.

Cholim List:

The Shul's R'fuah Sh'leimah list will be revised for Tishrei. If you would like to add additional names, please clearly write the names of any immediate family members in either Hebrew or English on the list, which is located on the Shulchan, or e-mail them to Ronnie Schlanger at ron.schlanger@mutualofamerica.com


Women’s League:

Every Tuesday:

9:30 pm: Women’s League’s weekly Tehillim Group.

Gut Shabbos!