CONGREGATION AHAVAS YISROEL OF KEW GARDENS HILLS
FOCUSED ON TORAH, T’FILAH, G’MILUS CHASADIM, AND ERETZ YISROEL
RABBI HERSCHEL WELCHER, MARA D’ASRA
JANUARY 2, 2010 — PARSHAS VAY’CHI
Candle Lighting 4:20 pm Minchah Erev Shabbos 4:27 pm
Hashkamah Minyan 7:15 am Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim 3:20 pm
Daf Yomi 7:25 am Minchah followed by S’udah Sh’lishis 4:10 pm
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma 9:39 am Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos 5:30 pm
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 January 3rd is 6:30 am.
Condolences to Rabbi David Levin and family upon the loss of his mother, צביה בת נתן
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 Sponsor
This week’s S’udah Sh’lishis is sponsored by an anonymous Shul member.
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 wish to sponsor, this week or in the future.
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).
SCHEDULE OF SHIURIM
SUNDAY, JANUARY 3:
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, JANUARY 5:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur (Series on Hashkafah and Halachah of Sh’moneh Esrei)
THURSDAY, JANUARY 7:
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 email@example.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.
New Program: We are looking to start a Chavrusa program on Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30 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).
EVERY TUESDAY, 9:30 pm: Women’s League Weekly Tehillim Group
CAY BASEBALL REGISTRATION
Registration for Ahavas Yisroel’s participation in the 2010 Jewish Community Little League season (grades 3 – 8) will be held Sunday, January 10, after 1:00 p.m. at the home of David Kirschner, 141-28 72nd Drive. Sample jerseys and pants will be available for fitting. If you are unable to attend, please contact David no later than Motza’ei Shabbos, January 9, to make alternative arrangements and ensure you son’s placement.
ROCKING HORSE RESORT RANCH For reservations or information: 1-800-64-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
President Barry Simanowitz can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org for Shul business.
BARRY SIMANOWITZ, PRESIDENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ELLIOT HECHT, VICE PRESIDENT
YUSSIE ENGLANDER, TREASURER
JAY JAFFE, SECRETARY
RONNIE SCHLANGER, GABBAI RISHON
YONI KATZ, GABBAI SHEINI HARVEY BLITZ
DAVID KIRSCHNER DAVID LEVIN, IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
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