Friday, December 25, 2009

AYNOUNCEMENTS DECEMBER 26, 2009 — PARSHAS VAYIGASH

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 26, 2009 — PARSHAS VAYIGASH
Z’MANIM
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 4:05 pm
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma 9:37 am Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos 5:25 pm

Weekday Shacharis Sunday Asarah B’Teves Minchah 4:05 pm
Sunday (עשרה בטבת) fast begins 6:06 am 8:00 am   Maariv 5:00 pm Fast ends 5:17 pm
Monday and Thursday 6:20 & 7:35 am Weekday Maariv
Tuesday and Wednesday 6:30 & 7:35 am Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm
Friday (national holiday) 6:30 & 8:00 am  Friday Daf Yomi: 7 am; no 7:35 am minyan

Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of December 27th is 6:29 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 NEXT Friday
evening at his home (141-31 72nd Crescent). All seventh and eighth grade boys are encouraged to attend.

S'udah Sh'lishis Sponsors

Richie & Terri Kalker, in honor of their 20th Wedding Anniversary and their officially making Aliyah this coming week through Nefesh B'Nefesh

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:
Rabbi Chaim & Sunni Pearl, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of her mother, אסתר בת ר' אברהם יעקב ז"ל






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 27:
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 29:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur (Series on Hashkafah and Halachah of Sh’moneh Esrei)
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31:
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:
“Series on Hashkafah and Halachah of 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

SHABBOS PARSHAS VAYIGASH, DECEMBER 26, 3:30 pm

A Shiur for Women with Paula Shulman: “Yehuda and Yosef: Strength and Majesty”
at the home of David & Rochelle Graubard, 136-84 71st Road

NEW PROGRAM

We are looking to start a Chavrusa program on Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm.
We’ll be following the pace of the Rav’s Gemara Shiur on Shabbos with Mar’ei M’komos.
If you are interested or would like more information, speak to Mark (or e-mail him at MarkFrankel@gmail.com).

ROCKING HORSE RESORT RANCH
14th annual yeshiva winter vacation: 2 sessions this year (Monday-Friday 1/18-22, Sunday-Thursday, 1/24-28)
Introducing: Big Splash Indoor Water Park  Prices include taxes & gratuities  just 90 minutes from NYC
For reservations or information: 1-800-64-RANCH  See flyer in your e-mail Inbox and in the Shul



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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