Friday, December 18, 2009

AYNOUNCEMENTS DECEMBER 19, 2009 — PARSHAS MIKEITZ — SHABBAS CHANUKAH II חג חנוכה שמח!

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 19, 2009 — PARSHAS MIKEITZ — SHABBAS CHANUKAH II

חג חנוכה שמח!

Z’MANIM Early Minchah (this week ) 3:00 pm
Candle Lighting 4:11 pm Minchah Erev Shabbos 4:18 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 9:34 am Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos 5:21pm

Weekday Shacharis Weekday Maariv
Sunday 8:00 am Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm
Monday & Thursday 6:20 & 7:35 am
Tuesday, & Wednesday & Friday 6:30 & 7:35 am

Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of December 20th is 6:26 am.

SHABBOS EVENTS

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

Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Blitz, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of Harvey’s mother Chana Rachel bas Moshe Chaim HaLevi
Dr. & Mrs. Mark Kutner, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of Mark’s father, Nassan Natta ben Zalman HaLevi

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:
Dr. Steven & Shari Weiss, in memory of Shari’s sister, Malka Perel bas Aharon Moshe
Rabbi Mark & Meira Kutner, on the occasions of the Yahrzeits of Mark’s father, Nassan Natta ben Zalman HaLevi,
and Meira's grandmother, Rachel bas Yisrael, and for a R’fuah Sh’leimah to Meira's mother, Zelda bas Rachel


HAKARAS HATOV TO…
David & Bella Kirschner for lending a silver oil Menorah to be used in the Shul for the 8th night of Chanukah.



SHABBOS M’VORCHIM KIDDUSH

The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush is scheduled to take place on Shabbas Parshas Mishpatim (שבת שקלים), February 13.
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).


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SCHEDULE OF SHIURIM
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20:
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 22:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur (Halachos of Not Disturbing Others During Sh’moneh Esrei)
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24:
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 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

COMMUNITY EVENTS

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).

Ateret Seminary for Women presents Rabbi Zvi Lew, popular Limudei Kodesh educator, on Hilchos Shabbos. A monthly lecture series for women hosted by Congregation Ahavas Yisroel Women’s League, the next lecture will take place, Be”H, on Wednesday, December 23, at 8:30 pm in the Shul (upstairs). For more information, call (718) 896-8251.






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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