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 18, 2010 — PARSHAS VAY’CHI
Candle Lighting 4:11 pm Minchah Erev Shabbos 4:05 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 5:20 pm
TEEN MINYAN 9:15 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma 9:33 am
Weekday Shacharis Weekday Maariv
Sunday 8:00 am Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm
Monday, Thursday 6:20 & 7:30 am
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday 6:30 & 7:30 am
Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of December 19th is 6:25 am.
MAZAL TOV TO….
Steven Jay & Kaila Aron on the recent birth of a granddaughter, born to their children Chaim Zev & Shaina Aron
R' Baruch & Susie Gottesman on the engagement of their daughter Risha to Yosef Portowicz of Brooklyn, NY
R’ Moshe & Sarah Kamin on the marriage of their granddaughter Bracha to Yakov Skolnick, and to parents
R’ Dovid & Shifra Sharfman
Allan & Renee Levy on the birth of a grandson, Yitzhak Meir, born to their children, AJ & Naomi Pearl
R’ Chaim & Sunni Pearl on the birth of a grandson, Yitzhak Meir, born to their children, AJ & Naomi Pearl
Women’s League Shiur
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).
S'udah Sh'lishis Sponsors
R’ David & Cynthia Levin, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of David’s mother, Tzivia bas Nasan z”l
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. This week’s Sponsor: Anonymous
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).
Next 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 NEXT Friday evening at his home (141-31 72nd Crescent). All seventh and eighth grade boys are encouraged to attend.
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SCHEDULE OF SHIURIM
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19:
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 21:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur: “Topics in Halachah”
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22:
8:30-9:30 pm: R’ Zev Aeder’s Gemara shiur in Maseches B’rachos – Perek Keitzad M’vorchim
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23:
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: “Topics in Halachah”
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
HAKARAS HATOV to the following members who helped purchase the Chanukah Menorah for the Shul
Gitle Bekelnitzky R’ David & Ilana Hertzberg Chaim & Nechama Rostker
Sima Bekelnitzky R’ Marty & Yaffa Katz Michael & Barbara Salzbank
R’ Yisroel & Shavie Benedek R’ Yoni & Adina Katz Ronnie & Miriam Schlanger
David & Adina Braverman David & Bella Kirschner Moishe & Gila Schwerd
Chaim & Ellen Cohen Uri & Esther Kops Yaakov & Atara Serle
R’ Yaakov & Tovah Finestone Herbert & Dvora Leventer Barry & Sarah Simanowitz
Mark & Linda Frankel R’ David & Cynthia Levin Binnie Sommer
Dr. Richard & Batya Gewanter Scott & Ilana Mathias Mendel & Rifka Starkman
Daniel & Tzerel Goldschmiedt Harold & Judith Mittel Leon & Sandy Stern
Reuven & Ruchie Grossman Gil & Esther Moscovici Rabbi & Rebbetzin Welcher
R’ Elliot & Leora Hecht Stuart & Lise Panish Women’s League
Raphael & Rivkah Rosenholtz
A memorial for Reva Esther Robin a”h is scheduled for this Sunday evening, December 19, at 7 pm at the Shul. Rabbi Welcher and Rabbi Matis Blum, as well as Rabbi Tzvi Hebel from Lakewood, will be speaking. Rabbi Hebel is the author of a sefer called "The Neshamah Should Have an Aliyah," which inspired Reva Esther a”h to start a Gemach for the purpose of doing mitzvos in memory of deceased individuals who did not have frum family. Men and women are invited to attend. Voluntary donations will be collected to begin a fund in her memory. Please contact Isser & Faigi Rosenberg at 718-793-0458 with any questions.
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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