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 11, 2010 — PARSHAS VAYIGASH
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 9:29 am
Weekday Shacharis Weekday Maariv
Sunday 8:00 am Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm
Monday and Thursday 6:20 & 7:30 am Asarah B’Teves
Taanis starts at 6:01 am
Taanis ends at 5:12 pm with Kiddush
Tuesday and Wednesday 6:30 & 7:30 am
Friday (Asarah B’Teves) 6:10 & 7:30 am
Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of December 12th is 6:20 am.
Condolences to Moshe Hecht on the loss of his father, Abraham Hecht. Shiv’ah concludes on Monday morning.
B’RUCHIM HABA’IM: The Shul welcomes the following new members: Ari & Yocheved Baum
Friday Evening Boys’ Shiur and Oneg
8:00-9:15 pm: R' Baruch 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.
Scholar-in-Residence Program Sponsors listed on Page 2
Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Shaya Cohen, Founder of Priority-1
Friday night at 8 PM: “The Happiness Imperative: The Need to Embrace the Joy of Torah”
Shabbos Morning Drashah Sit-Down Kiddush after Davening (11-11:45 AM): “Taking Chinuch to the Next Level”
Minchah & S'udah Sh'lishis at 4:00 PM: “Hishtadlus vs. Bitachon: Finding a Path to Success”
S'udah Sh'lishis Sponsors
Harvey & Judy Blitz, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of Harvey’s mother, חנה רחל בת ר' משה חיים הלוי ז"ל
Dr. Mark & Meira Kutner, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of Mark’s father, ר' נתן נטע ב"ר זלמן הלוי ז"ל
Motza’ei Shabbos Learning Program
Please join us in this tremendously successful program. This week, the doors will open at 7:00 pm with pizza served at 7:50 pm. 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. Last Week’s Sponsor: Anonymous
This week’s Sponsor: Steven & Shari Weiss, in memory of Malka Perel z”l bas Aharon Moshe ybl”c
THE NEXT SHABBOS M’VORCHIM KIDDUSH
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas VaEira, January 1. 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).
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SCHEDULE OF SHIURIM
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12:
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 14:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur: “Halachos of Fasting on Erev Shabbos”
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15:
8:30-9:30 pm: R’ Zev Aeder’s Gemara shiur in Maseches B’rachos – Perek Keitzad M’vorchim
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16:
8:30-9:25 pm: R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series: “Bayis Sheini Chronology and the M’sorah”
COMMUNITY BEIS MEDRASH PROGRAM
SUNDAY-THURSDAY, 8:00 pm-10:30 pm
EVERY MONDAY, 9:45 pm-10:15 pm Chaburah: Maharal on G’milas Chasadim, led by Aaron Meltzer
EVERY TUESDAY, 8:30 pm-9:30 pm Rav’s weekly shiur: “Halachos of Fasting on Erev Shabbos”
EVERY WEDNESDAY, 9:45 pm-10:15 pm Chaburah on Chumash with Ramban led by R’ Mark Kutner
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
Please join the Women's League for a post-Chanukah pre-school Magic Show event on Sunday morning, December 12.
See flyer for details.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 8:30 pm: Rabbi Zvi Lew’s monthly women’s lecture series, which is now on Issues in Hilchos Kashrus, is held in the upstairs lobby of the Shul. The series is sponsored by Ateret Seminary for Women at Queens College. For more information, please call 718-896-8251
SHABBOS PARSHAS VAY’CHI, DECEMBER 18, 3:30 pm: Women’s League presents a shiur for women by Ettie Lapp entitled “Counting our Blessings,” at the home of Sam & Avigayil Straus (141-43 72nd Crescent).
Scholar-in-Residence Program Sponsors
Mitch & Lita Aeder, Harvey & Judy Blitz, Mark & Linda Frankel, Reuven & Ruchie Grossman, David & Devorah Katz, Mattis & Ruchel Keller, Aron Kerekes, Yitzchok & Sara Rivka Pacht, Stuart & Lise Panish, Yaakov & Atara Serle,
Barry & Sarah Simanowitz, Sam & Avigayil Straus
A Teen Minyan is planned for Shabbos Parshas VaY’chi, December 18. Teens interested in participating should contact Richard Gewanter by e-mail (email@example.com) or by phone (718-969-6819).
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
YONAH LEVANT, GABBAI SHEINI HARVEY BLITZ
DAVID KIRSCHNER DAVID LEVIN, IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
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