CONGREGATION AHAVAS YISROEL OF KEW GARDENS HILLS
FOCUSED ON TORAH, T’FILAH, G’MILUS CHASADIM, AND ERETZ YISROEL
RABBI HERSCHEL WELCHER, MARA D’ASRA
MAY 1, 2010 — PARSHAS EMOR
Candle Lighting 7:32 pm Plag HaMinchah Minyan* 6:05 pm
Minchah Erev Shabbos 7:39pm
Hashkamah Minyan 7:15 am Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim 5:00 pm
Daf Yomi 7:25 am Minchah 6:00 pm
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma 9:23 am Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos 8:42 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
*Wives of husbands attending this Plag Minyan should light 23 minutes after Minchah and not before.
Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of May 2nd is 5:03 am.
Pirkei Avos Shiur
8:10 pm: Pirkei Avos Shiur, given this week by R’ Shaul Gross
SHABBOS M’VORCHIM KIDDUSH
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush is scheduled to take place on Shabbas Parshiyos B’Har-B’Chukosai (May 8). 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 Barry Simanowitz (718-263-1816).
UPCOMING SPECIAL SHUL EVENTS
WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 8:30 PM – in the Shul
Rabbi Shimon Green on “The Essentials Needed for a Lifetime of Learning for You and Your Children”
Rabbi Green is Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Birkas HaTorah in Jerusalem, which he co-founded in 1989. In addition to teaching at the Yeshiva, Rabbi Green travels widely in Israel and abroad, giving seminars, lectures, and shabbatonim to audiences that range from the totally secular to the very observant. His exciting presentations are famous for their depth, clarity, humor, and inspiration. Rabbi Green strives to help all Jews achieve the ecstatic Torah experience that he believes is their birthright.
SUNDAY, MAY 16, 8:30 PM – in the Shul
Special Video Presentation: “Shanghai Miracle”
This is the inspirational story of the hundreds of Yeshiva students who escaped to Shanghai, China, in World War II and lived to rebuild Torah throughout the world.
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SCHEDULE OF SHIURIM
SUNDAY, MAY 2:
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, MAY 4:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur will not be given this week.
THURSDAY, MAY 6:
8:30-9:25 pm: R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series (selections in ס' מטה אפרים)
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 will not be given this week.
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.
EVERY TUESDAY, 9:30 pm: Women’s League Weekly Tehillim Group
US Census Information
Starting on May 1, the US Census will visit households that did not mail in census forms. If a census person visits you home, you are legally required to answer the same ten questions that appeared on the census form.
Census information is used to determine how federal tax dollars are apportioned to local communities for schools, roads, the environment, cultural activities, and many programs that may benefit your family. Census information is also used to draw legislative districts, which determine who represents you in the City Council, State legislature, and US Congress.
Contrary to what you may have heard or read, participating in the census is not voluntary. Failing to provide information to the US Census can result in a fine or worse!
Of course, should someone come to your door saying he is from the US Census, please ask for identification.
Barry 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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