Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Rabbi Welcher on the Rambam on Moshe's Prophecy

Rabbi Welcher on the Rambam on Moshe's Prophecy can be downloaded here

R' Eliezer Maybruch - Remembering Har Sinai

R' Eliezer Maybruch - Remembering Har Sinai can be downloaded here

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - Covered Tzoa Re'ah- mp3

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - Covered Tzoa Re'ah- mp3 part 1 here and part 2 here.

Bnoucements-Parshas Shavuos-May 29 &30, 2009

Z’manim
Erev & First Day Shavuos Schedule

Candle Lighting: 7:59 pm
Minchah Minyan: 8:06 pm
Maariv: 9:08 pm
Shacharis: 4:43 & 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma:9:10 am

Shabbos-Shavuos Schedule
Candle Lighting: 6:50 pm
Plag HaMinchah Minyan: 6:30 pm* (Friday Evening)
Plag: 6:45 pm
Maariv: 7:00 pm

Hashkamah Minyan: 7:15 am
Daf Yomi: 7:25 am
Shacharis: 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma: 9:10 am
Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim: Will not be given this week:
Minchah Shabbos Afternoon: 6:00 pm
Maariv: 9:09 pm

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

Maariv
Sunday-Thursday: 9:30 pm

*Wives of husbands attending the Plag Minyan should light 20 minutes after Minchah and not before.
**Yizkor not before 10:20 am

Shabbos Events
Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors:
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas Shelach (June 20). 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).

Mazal Tov
Mazal Tov to Samuel and Maxine Kosofsky on the engagement of their daughter, Chana, to Josh Meisner of Plainview!
Mazal Tov to Pinchas and Naomi Saar on the birth of a baby boy! Mazal Tov to the grandparents and great-grandmother, Elliot and Phyllis Katten & Mrs. Senta Ermann! The Shalom Zachar will take place at Elliot and Phyllis Katten's home located at 137-65 75th Road at 9:00 pm.

Schedule of Shiurim
Sunday, May 24:
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 26:
8:30-9:30 pm: Rav’s weekly shiur, this week entitled “Rav Moshe's Teshuva on Socializing.”
Thursday, May 28:
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 “Rav Moshe's Teshuva on Socializing”
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

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.

Graduates Kiddush
If you are interested in co-sponsoring a Kiddush for a special someone who is graduating at any level please let me know. The kiddush would be sometime in June. I can be contacted at baum144@verizon.net Please send your name, the graduate's name, and where they are graduating from. We'll try to keep the cost at or under $50.

Thank You!
Mrs. Gitle Bekelnitzky for donating the food for the Shavuos learning program, sponsored in memory of Z'ev ben Ephraim (father) and Shraga Faivish ben Nasan Yaakov (father-in-law).
Mark Frankel for arranging the Shavuos learning program.
Steve & Shari Weiss for donating the flowers for Shavuos.

Community Events
Wednesday, June 3:
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). Professor Elisheva Carlebach will give a shiur entitled “Recovering Some Unknown Minhagim of Jewish Women.” Suggested donation is $5.00. For more information, contact Hadassah Waxman at 718-261-0766 or hwaxman@earthlink.net

Thursday, May 21, 2009

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - Covered Tzoa - mp3

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - Covered Tzoa - mp3 part 1 here and part 2 here.

Rabbi Welcher on Eating Dairy on Yom Tov - mp3

Rabbi Welcher on Eating Dairy on Yom Tov can be downloaded here

Bnouncements-Parshas BaMidbar-May 23, 2008

Z’manim:

Candle Lighting: 7:54 pm
Plag HaMinchah Minyan:6:22 pm*
Minchah Erev Shabbos: 8:01 pm

Hashkamah Minyan: 7:15 am
Daf Yomi: 7:25 am
Shacharis: 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma: 9:12 am
Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim: 5:00 pm
Minchah Shabbos Afternoon: 6:00 pm
Pirkei Avos: 8:35 pm
Maariv: 9:04 pm

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

Maariv:
Sunday-Wednesday: 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 16 is 4:41 am.
*** Please note that the deadline for submission to the Aynouncements this coming week will be Tuesday evening***


Note: Tomchei Shabbos is in need of two additional drivers once a month. Please contact David Levin at torah613nyny
@verizon.net
for more details.


Shabbos Events
Shabbos Afternoon:

8:35 pm: Pirkei Avos shiur, given this week by R' Yirmehayu Orenstein.
Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors:
R' Dovid and Rivka Leah Baum on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of her mother, Chana Faige bas Dovid HaKohen.
R' Moshe and Tammy Bilitzky on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of her father, R' Yosef ben R' Yehoshua.
R' David and Cynthis Levin on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of her father, Tzvi Hirsch ben Yaakov Yosef HaKohen.
Menachem and Sharon Patrushka on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of her father, Avraham ben Yechiel.

The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas Shelach (June 20). 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).

Mazal Tov
Mazal Tov to R' Yisroel and Shavie Benedek on the birth of a grandson to their children, Dena and Michael Szpilzinger!

Schedule of Shiurim
Sunday, May 24:
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 26:
8:30-9:30 pm: Rav’s weekly shiur, this week entitled “Prophecy of Moshe Rabbeinu: Rambam - Yesodei HaTorah - Perek Ches.”
Thursday, May 28:
8:30-9:25 pm: R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series (Davening: Fine-Tuning Your T'filah in Word and in Deed) will not be held this week.

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 “Prophecy of Moshe Rabbeinu:Rambam - Yesodei HaTorah - Perek Ches”
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

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.
Shavous Evening, May 28
11:30 pm: Meira Kutner will, be”H, present a shiur entitled “Mo’adim l’Simcha: Pathways to Happiness” on Shavous Evening, at the home of R' Chaim and Sunni Pearl, 141-12 72nd Drive.
Shabbos Shavous, May 30
5:30 pm: Dr. Gila Schwerd will, be”H, present a shiur entitled “The Singular Nature of Am Yisroel” on Shabbos Afternoon Shavous. The shiur will be held downstairs in our Shul. Refresments will be served after the shiur.


Community Events
Monday, Memorial Day, May 25:

10:00 am: The Vaad L' Chizuk HaTorah will be presenting a Talmud shiur for men by Rav Baruch Simon, Rosh Yeshivah of REITS, at Congregation Ahavas Yisroel.
11:00am: The Vaad L' Chizuk HaTorah will be presenting a shiur by Rav Baruch Simon, Rosh Yeshivah of REITS, entitled “Shalom Bayis as a Prerequisite for Kabalas HaTorah” at Congregation Ahavas Yisroel. This shiur is open to men and women.

CALLING ALL HIGH SCHOOL BOYS! Every Shabbos until the summer, all high school boys are invited to "chill out" all Shabbos afternoon, starting at 3:00 PM, at Lander College (75-31 150 Street) . There will be a pool table, ping pong table, foosball table, good food and prizes. If anyone wants to donate money for this important program or for more information, please call Mordechai Paretzky at 732-570-4705 or e-mail him at mparetzky@gmail.com.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Bouncements-Parshas-B'Har—B’Chukosai-May 16, 2009

Z’manim

Candle Lighting: 7:47 pm
Plag HaMinchah Minyan: 6:16*
Minchah Erev Shabbos: 7:54 pm

Hashkamah Minyan: 7:15 am
Daf Yomi: 7:25 am
Shacharis: 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma: 9:14 am
Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim: 5:00 pm
Minchah Shabbos Afternoon: 6:00 pm
Pirkei Avos: 8:25 pm
Maariv: 8:57 pm

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

Maariv
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 16 is 4:47 am.

Shabbos Events
Shabbos Afternoon:
8:25 pm:
Pirkei Avos shiur, given this week by R' Hershel Solnica.

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors:
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas BaMidbar (May 23). 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).

Mazal Tov
Mazal Tov to Eli and Leah Kaufman on the birth of a daughter, Rena!
Mazal Tov to Yaacov and Atara Serle on the birth of a grandaughter to their children Yehudah and Miriam Serle
in Yerushalayim!

Schedule of Shiurim
Sunday, May 17:

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 19:
8:30-9:30 pm: Rav’s weekly shiur, this week entitled “Eating Dairy on Yom Tov.”
Thursday, May 21:
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 “Eating Dairy on 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 rgewanter@gmail.com 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:
8:00-9:00 pm:
Dr. Michelle Levine's weekly shiur for women on Personalities in Sefer Shoftim is held in Ahavas Yisroel. The class is for women at any level of learning. There is a nominal weekly charge. For more information, please call Rochelle Graubard at 917-816-6307.
9:30 pm: Women’s League’s weekly Tehillim Group.

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Bnouncements- Parshas Emor- May 9, 2009

Z’manim:

Candle Lighting: 7:40 pm
Plag HaMinchah Minyan: 6:11 pm*
Minchah Erev Shabbos: 7:47 pm

Hashkamah Minyan: 7:15 am
Daf Yomi: 7:25 am
Shacharis: 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma: 9:18 am
Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim: 5:00 pm
Minchah Shabbos Afternoon: 6:00 pm
Pirkei Avos: 8:20 pm
Maariv: 8:50 pm

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

Maariv
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 9 is 4:54 am

Annual Journal Dinner
The Annual Dinner Chair, David Kirschner, wishes to express a tremendous Yasher Koach and heartfelt Hakoras Hatov to the entire Dinner Committee for their effort and hard work in making this year's dinner an extraordinary success: Rabbi Yisroel Benedek, David Kozlin, Simcha & Adina Shapiro, Sandy Stern, Avigayil Straus, and of course, the Journal Chair, Shari Weiss. A special thank you to our mashgiach, Leslie Knoller, is also in order. On behalf of the entire tzibbur, we also wish to express our admiration to Barry & Sarah Simanowitz for serving (and for being served up) as our honorees. Tizkel L'mitzvos!

Shabbos Events
Shabbos Afternoon:

8:20 pm: Pirkei Avos shiur, given this week by R' Mark Kutner.

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors:
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas BaMidbar (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).

Mazal Tov
Mazal Tov to Yitz and Marissa Finch on being honored by Hasheveynu!
Mazal Tov to Richard and Batya Gewanter on the birth of a baby girl, Aviva Pesha!
Mazal Tov to Mattis and Ruchel Keller on the occasion of the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Mishael Yehuda! Everyone is
invited to a Kiddush following davening!
Mazal Tov to Aaron and Jennifer Meltzer on the engagement of their daughter, Chana, to Ari Mintz of Yerushalyim and Lakewood!


Schedule of Shiurim
Sunday, May 10:

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 12:
8:30-9:30 pm: Rav’s weekly shiur, will not be held this week.
Thursday, May 14:
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 will not be held 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

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.
Wednesday, May 13:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Zvi Lew's Perspectives on Prayer lecture series for women will be held in the Shul. As in the past, the series is sponsored by Ateret Seminary for Women. For more information, please contact 718-896-8251.

Community Events
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.