Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Bnoucements-Parshas Shavuos-May 29 &30, 2009

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

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 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 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