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 4, 2010 — PARSHAS MIKEITZ — SHABBAS CHANUKAH
Z’MANIM Early Minchah this week 3:00 pm
Candle Lighting 4:10 pm Minchah Erev Shabbos 4:17 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 9:24 am Begin to say ותן טל ומטר לברכה tonight.
Chanukah Weekday Shacharis Weekday Maariv
Sunday 8:00 am Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm
Monday and Thursday 6:15 & 7:30 am
חג חנוכה שמח!
Tues. & Wed. (Rosh Chodesh) 6:10 & 7:30 am
Friday 6:30 & 7:30 am
Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of December 5th is 6:14 am.
Begin to recite Tal U’Matar this Motza’ei Shabbos, December 5.
MAZAL TOV TO…
R’ Marty & Yaffa Katz on the engagement of their daughter Chaya to Tzviky Drebin, son of Chaim & Sorroh Drebin of Brooklyn, NY. Mazal Tov also to grandparents Rabbi & Mrs. Simon
Aron Kerekes on his engagement to Esther Gella Roseman
Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors
Chaim & Ellen Cohen, in honor of their new granddaughter, Avigail, born to their children Asher and Ashira Schepansky
Kenneth & Adrianne Graber of Buffalo, NY, in honor of the birthday of their daughter Batya
Batya Graber, in honor of her birthday
David & Malka Kaplow, as a Hakaras HaTov to the Shul
Uri & Hepzi Schechter
Sheila Simanowitz and Barry & Sarah Simanowitz, in honor of Barry’s father’s 70th Birthday
Steven & Shari Weiss, l’ilui nishmas Nachum Alter ben Yisrael Menachem z”l
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).
S’udah Sh’lishis Sponsors
Dr. Richard & Batya Gewanter, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of Rich’s father, Alter Chaim Leib ben Elisha z”l
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. This week, the doors will open at 7:00 with pizza served at 7:50. 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.
HAKARAS HATOV to all those who participated in the purchase of the new Chanukah menorah for the Shul
SCHEDULE OF SHIURIM
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5:
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 7:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur (“The Hashkafah of Chanukah”)
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8:
8:30-9:30 pm: R’ Zev Aeder’s Gemara shiur in Maseches B’rachos – Perek Keitzad M’vorchim
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9:
8:30-9:25 pm: R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series “Chanukah in Context and in Perspective”
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: “The Hashkafah of Chanukah”
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 event on Sunday morning, December 12. Watch for flyer for details.
SAVE THE DATE: Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Shaya Cohen – Next Shabbos
Rabbi Cohen founded Priority-1 in 1987 to help at-risk teenagers and their parents and families. Since then, the organization has evolved into a valuable resource for communities across the country. Its workshops and events have trained thousands of parents and educators to inspire children to a lifelong love of Torah and Yiddishkeit. Rabbi Shaya Cohen has been the Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshiva Zichron Aryeh and Kollel Ner Yehoshua for the past 20 years. Before that, he founded Valley Torah High School in Los Angeles and served as its dean for a decade. Sponsors are needed at $100. Please contact Mark Frankel.
Friday night at 8 PM: “The Happiness Imperative: The Need to Embrace the Joy of Torah”
Shabbos Morning Drashah: “Taking Chinuch to the Next Level” Sit-Down Kiddush after Davening (11-11:45 AM)
Minchah & S'udah Sh'lishis at 4:00 PM: “Hishtadlus vs. Bitachon: Finding a Path to Success”
Teen Minyan is planned for Shabbos Parshas VaY’chi, December 18. Teens interested in participating should contact Richard Gewanter by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone (718-969-6819
Friday Evening Boys’ Shiur and Oneg
8:00-9:15 pm: R' 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.
BARRY SIMANOWITZ, PRESIDENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ELLIOT HECHT, VICE PRESIDENT HARVEY BLITZ DAVID LEVIN, IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
YUSSIE ENGLANDER, TREASURER MARK FRANKEL MICHAEL SALZBANK
JAY JAFFE, SECRETARY DAVID GRAUBARD SHARI WEISS
RONNIE SCHLANGER, GABBAI RISHON REUVEN GROSSMAN
YONAH LEVANT, GABBAI SHEINI DAVID KIRSCHNER
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