CONGREGATION AHAVAS YISROEL OF KEW GARDENS HILLS
FOCUSED ON TORAH, T’FILAH, G’MILUS CHASADIM, AND ERETZ YISROEL
RABBI HERSCHEL WELCHER, MARA D’ASRA
NOVEMBER 21, 2009 — PARSHAS TOLDOS
Candle Lighting 4:15 pm Minchah Erev Shabbos 4:22 pm
Hashkamah Minyan 7:15 am Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim 3:15 pm
Daf Yomi 7:25 am Minchah followed by S’udah Sh’lishis 4:00 pm
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma 9:15 am Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos 5:23 pm
Weekday Shacharis Weekday Maariv
Sunday 8:00 am Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm
Monday 6:20 & 7:35 am
EVERY TUESDAY, 9:30 pm:
Women’s League Weekly Tehillim Group
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 6:30 & 7:35 am
Thursday (Thanksgiving Day) 8:00 am
Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of November 22nd is 6:01 am.
Mazal Tov to R’ Moshe & Gila Schwerd upon the birth of a grandson, born to their children,
Dovid & Elisheva Weinberger, in Baltimore.
Friday Evening Boys’ Shiur and Oneg
8:00-9:30 pm: R' Gottesman's bi-weekly Parshah Shiur and Oneg Shabbos program will take place THIS Friday evening at his home (141-31 72nd Crescent). All seventh and eighth grade boys are encouraged to attend.
S'udah Sh'lishis Sponsors
Richard & Terri Kalker, in memory of Terri's father (HaRav Moshe David ben HaRav Yoel Mordechai z”l),
whose 2nd Yahrzeit is 9 Kislev
S'udah Sh'lishis is a great way to commemorate a Yahrzeit or celebrate a Simchah. Even if you don't have an event, joining our Pinch Hitters list helps our Shul when no other sponsors have volunteered. Please contact Geoffrey Landau by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone (718-263-5301) to sponsor S'udah Sh'lishis, or to add your name to the Pinch Hitters list.
Motza’ei Shabbos Learning Program
Please join us in this tremendously successful program (We’re up to 12 pizzas, and a number of people didn’t eat). This week, the doors will open at 6:55 with Pizza served at 7:45. Bring a friend, bring your children, or come alone. (Please be aware of when you ended eating fleishig.) Contact Mark or Barry if you want to sponsor.
This week’s sponsors:
Jay & Jennifer Jaffe, in memory of Jay’s father (זאב ליב ב"ר יוסף)
SHABBOS M’VORCHIM KIDDUSH
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Shabbas Chanukah I (Parshas VaYeishev, December 12). 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, NOVEMBER 22:
8:45 am: R’ Eliezer Maybruch’s shiur on Halachah and Hashkafah
9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusah Program in B’rachos
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur (Halachos of Not Disturbing Others During Sh’moneh Esrei)
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26:
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, 8:00 pm-10:30 pm
EVERY MONDAY, 9:45 pm-10:15 pm Chaburah on the Maharal led by Aaron Meltzer
EVERY TUESDAY, 8:30 pm-9:30 pm Rav’s weekly shiur:
“Halachos of Not Disturbing Others During Sh’moneh Esrei”
EVERY WEDNESDAY, 9:45 pm-10:15 pm Chaburah on Chumash with Ramban led by R’ Mark Kutner
EVERY OTHER THURSDAY, 9:45 pm-10:15 pm Chaburah on Torah and Medicine (contact Dr. Rich Gewanter
at email@example.com for the schedule)
SUNDAY-THURSDAY, 9:45 pm-10:15 pm Chaburah on Mishnah B’rurah led by R' Moshe Bilitzky
THIS MOTZA’EI SHABBOS, 8:30 PM – CCHF World-Wide Women’s Event – Admission: $10 Video: “Eternal Imprints” - with Mrs. Chani Jurvel, Mrs. Yael Kaisman, Rebbetzin Feige Twerski, and a special message from Rebbetzin Zahava Braunstein a”h.
THIS WEDNESDAY, November 25, in the Shul, at 8:00 PM: for Men and Women
RABBI ZEV LEFF - "Fulfilling the Mitzvah of Yishuv Eretz Yisrael even in Chutz LaAretz”
Sponsored by Yitzi & Yaffa Dyckman in memory of Toba Rochel bas Tzvi Yeshayahu and BenZion Yechiel Michel ben Yitzchak; also sponsored by Steve & Shari Weiss in memory of Freida bas Tzaddok HaLevi
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1 in the Shul at 8:00 PM: for Women – Mrs. Shira Smiles, “Dimensions of Happiness”
Rebbetzin Heller’s class of last Tuesday on “Breaking out of our Complacency” is available at http://caykgh.blogspot.com.
Scholar-in-Residence RABBI BARUCH RABINOWITZ – on Dec. 4-5 (Parshas VaYishlach)
A talmid of Rav Dov Schwartzman and Rav Moshe Shapiro, Rabbi Rabinowitz graduated Mir Yeshiva Rabbinical Institute of Brooklyn and received Semicha in 1979, both from Mir Yeshiva and from the Kasemarker Rav, Rav Meir Gruenberg. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Queens College in 1977 and a Master of Science degree in Secondary Jewish Education from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Yeshiva University in 1982. Rabbi Rabinowitz was a faculty member at Mesivta Ohr Torah of Forest Hills, (1981-89) and the founding Rebbe of Yeshiva Tiferes Torah of Statan Island, where he taught from 1989-97. He taught courses at the Young Israel Collegiate Program in Staten Island (1992-93), organized and directed a S.E.E.D. program in Columbus, Ohio, for three summers, and was educational coordinator for NCSY’s Long Island Region (1978-83). Rabbi Rabinowitz and his wife are extensively involved with various support groups that provide chizuk, advice, lectures, and guidance for parents of children with developmental disabilities in the US, Israel, and England, as well as being personally involved in counseling individuals. He is the founder and administrator of Keren Achva, a non-profit charity and loan fund in Brooklyn, and he lectures regularly in areas of hashkafah to various Bais Yaakovs and women’s groups in Brooklyn. He and his wife Miryam (nee Schlussel) live in Brooklyn with their five children (bli ayin hara), one of whom has Down Syndrome, and their grandchildren.
BARRY SIMANOWITZ, PRESIDENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ELLIOT HECHT, VICE PRESIDENT HARVEY BLITZ DAVID LEVIN, IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
YUSSIE ENGLANDER, TREASURER MARK FRANKEL MICHAEL SALZBANK
JAY JAFFE, SECRETARY DAVID GRAUBARD SHARI WEISS
RONNIE SCHLANGER, GABBAI RISHON REUVEN GROSSMAN
YONI KATZ, GABBAI SHEINI DAVID KIRSCHNER
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