CONGREGATION AHAVAS YISROEL OF KEW GARDENS HILLS
FOCUSED ON TORAH, T’FILAH, G’MILUS CHASADIM, AND ERETZ YISROEL
RABBI HERSCHEL WELCHER, MARA D’ASRA
DECEMBER 5, 2009 — PARSHAS VAYISHLACH
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 Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos 5:18 pm
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma 9:25 am Begin to recite Tal U’Matar in Sh’moneh Esrei tonight
Weekday Shacharis Weekday Maariv
Sunday 8:00 am Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm
Monday and Thursday 6:20 & 7:35 am
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 6:30 & 7:35 am
Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of December 6th is 6:16 am.
Begin to recite Tal U’Matar this Motza’ei Shabbos, December 5.
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.
Kiddush after Davening
Rabbi & Rebbetzin Welcher invite the entire congregation to Kiddush after davening to celebrate the birth of their granddaughter Rochel Chava, born to their children Chaim Eli & Tammy Welcher.
S'udah Sh'lishis Sponsors
Herb Leventer is sponsoring this week as a Pinch Hitter.
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 (email@example.com) 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 and/or future weeks.
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).
Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Baruch Rabinowitz, scheduled for this Shabbos, has been postponed.
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SCHEDULE OF SHIURIM
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6:
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 8:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur (The Halachos of Chanukah)
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
EVERY TUESDAY, 9:30 pm: Women’s League Weekly Tehillim Group
ANNUAL SUPPERETTE – MONDAY, DECEMBER 7
Please join the Ahavas Yisroel Women’s League for its Annual Supperette on Monday, December 7, at
7:30 PM at the home of Ilana Hertzberg (141-18 70th Road, KGH). There will be a Chanukah Mini-Boutique. See old friends, meet new ones. A craft activity will take place. Please bring a Chalav Yisrael or Parve dish or dessert. RSVP to Jennifer Jaffe – email@example.com (718-591-1175) or Bracha Sebrow – firstname.lastname@example.org (718-793-2866)
JOIN OUR SHUL FOR A SHIUR FOR CHANUKAH…
“Miracles, Mysteries, & Mashiach” by R’ Moshe Schwerd
Shabbos Chanukah, Friday Night, December 11th – 8:00 PM
Congregation Ahavas Yisroel, 147-02 73rd Avenue
President Barry Simanowitz can be reached at email@example.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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