Thursday, April 30, 2009

Bnouncements-Parshas Acharei Mos-K'Doshim-May 2, 2009


Candle Lighting: 7:33 pm
Plag HaMinchah Minyan: 6:05 pm *
Minchah Erev Shabbos: 7:40 pm

Hashkamah Minyan: 7:15 am
Daf Yomi: 7:25 am
Shacharis:8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma: 9:22 am
Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim: 5:00 pm
Minchah Shabbos Afternoon: 6:00 pm
Pirkei Avos: 8:10 pm
Maariv: 8:43 pm

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

Sunday-Thursday: 9:30 pm

*Wives of husbands attending the Plag Minyan should light 23 minutes after Minchah and not before.
**Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of May 2 is 5:02 am

Shabbos Events
Shabbos Afternoon:
5:15 pm:
Ari Sendic, will, be”H, present a Women's League shiur entitled “The Torah View on Eating” on Shabbos afternoon, at the home of Steven and Linda Brizel, 144-38 69th Road. The shiur is in memory of Linda's father, R' Yaakov Yitzchak ben Yisroel.
8:10 pm: Pirkei Avos shiur, given this week by R'Hayim Schwartz.

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors:
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas B'midmar (May23). Sponsorship is $100. If you are interested in sponsoring, be it for a Simchah or a Yahrzeit, see or call Yoni Platovsky (718-459-2290) or Jay Daitchman (718-263-1688).

Schedule of Shiurim
Sunday, May 3:

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, May 5:
8:30-9:30 pm: Rav’s weekly shiur, this week entitled “Halachos of Yom Tov.”
Thursday, May 7:
8:30-9:25 pm: R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series (Davening: Fine-Tuning Your T'filah in Word and in Deed).

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 Yom Tov”
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 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:
8:00-9:00 pm:
Dr. Michelle Levine's weekly shiur for women on Personalities in Sefer Shoftim will be held in Ahavas Yisroel. The class is for women at any level of learning. There will be a nominal weekly charge. For more information, please contact Rochelle Graubard at 917-816-6307.
9:30 pm: Women’s League’s weekly Tehillim Group.

Annual Journal Dinner
Monday, May 4:

The annual journal dinner is finally here (and will finally be over). It will take place this Monday evening, May 4, at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills (70-11 150th Street). The dinner schedule is:
6:15 pm – Reception & Hors d’oeuvres
7:15 pm – Minchah
7:30 pm – Buffet Dinner
8:00 pm – Program
9:30 pm – Maariv
Parking will be available across the street behind the Yeshiva of Central Queens. Anyone who would still like to attend should contact David Kirschner at 718-619-3637 or as soon as possible.

Yitz and Marissa Finch to be honored by Hasheveynu
There will be a group ad on behalf of Yitz and Marissa Finch. Anyone who would like to participate in the ad should contact David Levin at 917-406-9884 or . The ad must be in by Tuesday, May 5.

Community Events
Wednesday, May 6:

7:45 pm: Etz Chaim will hold its monthly Shiur HaChodesh at Etz Chaim for Women by Women at Congregation Etz Chaim (147-19 73rd Ave). Rachel Friedman, Associate Dean and Chair of Tanakh Studies at the Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, will give a shiur entitled “Naomi and Ruth: Finding their Biblical Voices.” Suggested donation is $5.00. For more information, contact Hadassah Waxman at 718-261-0766 or

Thursday, May 14:
11:00 am: Our long-time member, Dr. David Shatz, professor of philosophy at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, will deliver the keynote address at YU’s 78th Commencement Ceremony at Madison Square Garden’s WaMu Theater in New York City on May 14 at 11 am. Dr. David Shatz, editor of The Torah u-Madda Journal and series editor of MeOtzar HoRav: Selected Essays of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, will receive the YU Presidential Medallion, the highest honor bestowed on a member of the faculty or administration for excellent service.