Thursday, July 09, 2009

Bnouncements-Parshas Pinchas-July 11, 2009

Candle Lighting: 8:09 pm
Plag HaMinchah Minyan: 6:36 pm*
Minchah Erev Shabbos: 7:30 pm **

Hashkamah Minyan: 7:15 am
Daf Yomi: 7:25 am
Shacharis: 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma: 9:17 am
Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim: 5:00 pm
Minchah Shabbos Afternoon: 6:00 pm
Pirkei Avos: 8:45:00 PM
Maariv: 9:18 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 First Plag Minyan should light 23 minutes after Minchah and not before.
**Wives of husbands attending the Second Plag Minyan should light 20 minutes after Minchah .

**Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of July 11 is 4:45 am.

Shabbos Events
Shabbos Afternoon:

6:25 pm: R' Moshe Schwerd will give a shiur entitled “The Churban's Collateral Damage.”
8:45 pm: Pirkei Avos shiur, given this week by R' Yisrael Davidowitz.

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors:
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshiyos Matos-Mas'ei (July 18). 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, July 12:

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 will not be held this week.
Thursday, July 16:
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 resume after the summer.
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.
Wednesday, July 15:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Zvi Lew's Summer Lecture Series for women will be held in the Shul. There will be seven weekly sessions on Wednesday evenings at 8:30 pm from July 1st –Aug. 19th (excluding Erev Tish'ah B’Av–July 29th) Each free-of-charge session will cover a self-contained sub-topic within Hilchos Shabbos. As in the past, this series is sponsored by Ateret Seminary for Women. For more information, please call 718-896-8251.

Birthday Event
We are planning, be"H, to have an 80th birthday party for Willie Saffern in the Boulevard Alps, located at 71-61 159th Street, Kew Gardens Hills, on Wednesday evening, July 15, between 6:30 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. The entire Shul is invited. The directions to Boulevard Alps are as follows: Travel west on 73rd Avenue until Parsons Boulevard. Make a left onto Parsons Boulevard. One short block later, make a right onto 72nd Avenue. Boulevard Alps is halfway down the block on the left side, recessed in from the street. There usually is parking in the area. Estimated travel time from the Shul to Boulevard Alps is approximately two minutes.

Singles Shabbaton
Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills will be the host of a Shabbaton on Shabbos Parshiyos Matos/Mas'ei, July 17-19. The event will be run by Susie Garber and Anna Aronovich. The age rage is 25-35 (please adhere to this range). If you are interested or know someone interested in attending this event, please contact Susie Garber at 718-268-2448 or via e-mail at The cost for the shabbaton program is $50.00.