Friday, December 11, 2009

AYNOUNCEMENTS DECEMBER 12, 2009 — PARSHAS VAYEISHEV — SHABBAS CHANUKAH I

CONGREGATION AHAVAS YISROEL OF KEW GARDENS HILLS
FOCUSED ON TORAH, T’FILAH, G’MILUS CHASADIM, AND ERETZ YISROEL
RABBI HERSCHEL WELCHER, MARA D’ASRA
AYNOUNCEMENTS
DECEMBER 12, 2009 — PARSHAS VAYEISHEV — SHABBAS CHANUKAH I

Z’MANIM Early Minchah (this week and next) 3:00 pm
Candle Lighting 4:09 pm Minchah Erev Shabbos 4:16 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 9:30 am Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos 5:19 pm

Chanukah Weekday Shacharis Weekday Maariv
Sunday 8:00 am Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday 6:15 & 7:35 am
חג חנוכה שמח!

Thursday & Friday (Rosh Chodesh) 6:10 & 7:35 am

Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of December 13th is 6:21 am.

MAZAL TOV TO…

Jay & Karen Daitchman, on the birth of a granddaughter, Avigail Chaya, born to their children Eli & Nomi Daitchman.
Yossi & Judy Orbach on the birth of a granddaughter, Yocheved, born to their children Aryeh Leib & Leah Taurog in Jerusalem.

SHABBOS EVENTS

Friday Evening Chanukah Shiur in the Shul
8:00 pm: R’ Moshe Schwerd, speaking on “Miracles, Mysteries, & Mashiach”

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors

Yussie Englander, on the occasion of the upcoming Yahrtzeits of his maternal grandparents Chaim ben Meir and Perel bas Aharon
Dovid and Rochel Graubard on the occasion of the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson Benjamin Pomeranz
David & Cindy Levin, in honor of their 42nd wedding anniversary
Yossi & Judy Orbach on the birth of a granddaughter, Yocheved, born to their children Aryeh Leib & Leah Taurog in Jerusalem.
Barry & Sarah Simanowitz, on the birth of a granddaughter, Chani, born to their children Yaakov & Meira Simanowitz
Chaim & Breindy Wahrman, on the occasion of the Bas Mitzvah of their daughter Fraida Rivkah

The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas Shmos, January 9. 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).

S'udah Sh'lishis Sponsors

Dr. Richard & Batya Gewanter, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of Rich's father, Alter Chaim Leib ben Elisha

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 (glandau@earthlink.net) 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 wish to sponsor, this week or in the future.

This week’s sponsors:
Simcha & Adina Shapiro, on the occasion of the Yahrzeits of Adina’s grandparents,
Yaakov ben Yekutiel Yehuda & Rochel bas Shabbtai Michel.
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SCHEDULE OF SHIURIM

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13:
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, DECEMBER 15:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur (The Halachos of Chanukah)

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17:
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: “The Halachos of Chanukah”
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 rgewanter@gmail.com for the schedule)

SUNDAY-THURSDAY, 9:45 pm-10:15 pm 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 Weekly Tehillim Group

SINGLES ONEG
There will be an oneg for singles on the 8th night of Chanukah, Friday evening, December 18, at 8:00 pm in the home of R’ Yisroel & Shavie Benedek, 138-43 77th Avenue. Please feel free to pass this along to any singles who you feel would be interested in attending. For more information, please contact Shavie Benedek (261-1800) or Yussie Englander.

COMMUNITY EVENTS
MONDAY, DECEMBER 14: 8:00 PM at the Young Israel of Queens Valley

Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser, who will speak on “Chanukah: Seeing Hashgachah in Times of Challenge”
followed by refreshments with Rabbi Goldwasser and Rabbi Daniel Travis (Rosh Kollel Toras Chaim)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20: 1:30 PM – The QJCC Delegate Assembly will hold a Congressional Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Anthony Weiner at the Hillcrest Jewish Center (183-07 Union Turnpike).


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 NEXT Friday
evening at his home (141-31 72nd Crescent). All seventh and eighth grade boys are encouraged to attend.



President Barry Simanowitz can be reached at cay.president@gmail.com for Shul business.



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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