Thursday, May 07, 2009

Bnouncements- Parshas Emor- May 9, 2009


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

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 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.