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 16, 2010 — PARSHAS VAEIRA — ROSH CHODESH SH’VAT
Candle Lighting 4:34 pm Minchah Erev Shabbos 4:41pm
Hashkamah Minyan 7:15 am Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim 3:35 pm
Daf Yomi 7:25 am Minchah followed by S’udah Sh’lishis 4:25 pm
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma 9:41 am Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos 5:44pm
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 17th is 6:27 am.
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.
Shiur for Women, sponsored by the Women’s League
Shabbos Afternoon, 3:30 pm: a Shiur for Women by Ilana Hertzberg (“Miriam Imeinu: Mother of Redemption”) at the home of R’ Yaakov & Tova Finestone (141-03 70th Road)
S'udah Sh'lishis Sponsors
Anonymous Pinch Hitter is sponsoring this week.
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 still 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’s sponsor: David & Adina Braverman, in memory of Gershon Ben Avram
LOST & FOUND
A number of articles of clothing and other items have been found in the Shul and have been placed on the far coat shelves in the front lobby. If you (or a family member) have lost anything in the Shul, please check the shelves. Items not claimed by January 31 will be given away.
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 17:
8:45 am: R’ Eliezer Maybruch’s shiur on Halachah and Hashkafah
9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusah Program in B’rachos will not be given this week.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 19:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur (Series on the Hashkafah and Halachah of Sh’moneh Esrei)
THURSDAY, JANUARY 21:
8:30-9:25 pm: R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series (Session 5: The Taharah and the Unacceptable Alternatives)
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 the 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 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.
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
THIS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 8:30 pm: Ateret Seminary for Women presents Rabbi Zvi Lew’s next lecture on Hilchos Shabbos in the Shul (upstairs). For more information, call 718-896-8251.
WOMEN’S LEAGUE’S CLOTHING DRIVE TO BENEFIT ISRAEL:
This Monday, January 18, 7-10 pm at the Shul (upstairs)
We are collecting children’s and teens’ clothing in excellent condition as well as gently worn men’s and women’s shoes (women’s flats & low heels). For further information or to volunteer, please contact
Sunni Pearl (718-544-9206).
ROCKING HORSE RESORT RANCH…
…is 100% sold out. We wish to thank all of the participants for making this year a smashing success.
President Barry Simanowitz can be reached at email@example.com 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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