Thursday, May 21, 2009

Bnouncements-Parshas BaMidbar-May 23, 2008


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

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
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 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