Thursday, August 06, 2009

Bnouncements-Parshas Eikev-August 8, 2009


Candle Lighting: 7:45 pm
Plag HaMinchah Minyan: 6:16 pm*
Minchah Erev Shabbos: 7:15 pm **

Hashkamah Minyan: 7:15 am
Daf Yomi: 7:25 am
Shacharis: 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma: 9:27 am
Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim: 5:00 pm
Minchah Shabbos Afternoon: 6:00 pm
Pirkei Avos: 8:20 pm
Maariv: 8:53 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 August 8 is 5:10 am.*

The Nominating Committee proposes that the slate of officers and board members listed below be nominated for election. The election is scheduled to take place at a general membership meeting to be held on August 8, 2009, at 10:00 pm. Additional nominations will be accepted from the floor at that time. All members are urged to attend. The following is the proposed slate:

Barry Simanowitz, President
Elliot Hecht, Vice President
Yussie Englander, Treasurer
Jay Jaffe, Secretary

Ronnie Schlanger, Gabbai Rishon
Yoni Katz, Gabbai Sheini

Board of Directors
Harvey Blitz
Mark Frankel
David Graubard
Reuven Grossman
David Kirschner
David Levin, Immediate Past President
Michael Salzbank
Shari Weiss

Shabbos Events
Shabbos Afternoon:

8:20 pm: Pirkei Avos shiur, given this week by R' Yaakov Finestone.

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors:
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas R'ei (August 15). 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 Mitch and Lita Aeder on the birth of a grandson, born to their children, Zev and Tali Aeder!
Mazal Tov to Golan and Sara Taib on the birth of twin boys!

Schedule of Shiurim
Sunday, August 9:

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.
Thursday, August 13:
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 will not be held next week. It will resume, be”H, August 19.
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:
8:30 pm: Women’s League’s weekly Tehillim Group.
Wednesday, August 12:
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.. 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.

Community Events
This coming Sunday, August 9, Chaim Dov Wahrman will take a 35-mile bike ride covering all 5 boroughs of NYC, to benefit the Zichron Shlomo Refuah Fund. The ZSR Fund helps families of children with cancer function through their difficult time. Anyone who wishes to sponsor the ride should call Chaim Dov Wahrman at (718) 969-8092.