Friday, December 31, 2010

AYNOUNCEMENTS JANUARY 1, 2011 — PARSHAS VAEIRA

CONGREGATION AHAVAS YISROEL OF KEW GARDENS HILLS
FOCUSED ON TORAH, T’FILAH, G’MILUS CHASADIM, AND ERETZ YISROEL
RABBI HERSCHEL WELCHER, MARA D’ASRA
AYNOUNCEMENTS
JANUARY 1, 2011 — PARSHAS VAEIRA
Z’MANIM

Candle Lighting 4:19 pm Minchah Erev Shabbos 4:26 pm

Hashkamah Minyan 7:15 am Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim 3:20 pm
Daf Yomi 7:25 am Minchah followed by S’udah Sh’lishis 4:10 pm
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma 9:39 am Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos 5:29 pm

Weekday Shacharis Weekday Maariv
Sunday 8:00 am Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm
Monday 6:20 & 7:30 am
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday 6:30 & 7:30 am
Thursday (Rosh Chodesh Sh’vat) 6:10 & 7:30 am

Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of January 2nd is 6:30 am.

MAZAL TOV TO….
Yitz & Marissa Finch on the birth of a baby boy this week. The Shalom Zachar will take place on Friday evening at the home of David & Cindy Levin (144-39 73rd Avenue).
Danny & Tzerel Goldschmiedt on the Bar Mitzvah of their eldest grandson, Charlie (Binyomin Tzvi) Goldschmiedt,
and to his parents Eli & Riva Goldschmiedt of Woodmere this past Shabbos, Parshas Sh’mos. Mazal Tov to Charlie's great grandfather, Rabbi David Hill and the entire mishpachah.
Mark & Janet Herskovits on the marriage of there son, Tzvi to Temira Zwiren this past week
Dr. David & Barbara Hurwitz on the marriage of their son Eli to Chava Grosberg this past week
Jeffrey Murphy on the occasion of his Aufruf and forthcoming marriage to Julie Feigenbaum

SHABBOS EVENTS

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 THIS Friday evening at his home (141-31 72nd Crescent). All seventh and eighth grade boys are encouraged to attend.

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors
Anonymous
David & Adina Braverman on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of David’s father Gershon ben Avram z”l
Jeffrey Murphy on the occasion of his Aufruf and forthcoming marriage to Julie Feigenbaum

S'udah Sh'lishis Sponsors

Yossi & Judy Orbach on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of Yossi’s father HaRav Moshe b”r Shlomo Zalman z”l
Barry & Sarah Simanowitz on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of Sarah’s father Henoch Reuven ben David Meir HaKohen 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.


THE NEXT SHABBOS M’VORCHIM KIDDUSH
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas Mishpatim, January 29. 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, JANUARY 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, JANUARY 4:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur is cancelled this week.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5:
8:30-9:30 pm: R’ Zev Aeder’s Gemara shiur in Maseches B’rachos – Perek Keitzad M’vorchim

THURSDAY, JANUARY 6:
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 is cancelled this week.
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

SHUL/COMMUNITY NEWS

CAY Baseball Registration

Pre-registration for the 2011 Jewish Community Little League season (boys, grades 3-8) is now underway. Registration and liability waiver forms may be downloaded from the blog at http://caykgh.blogspot.com/2010/12/ay-baseball-registration.html, or obtained by e-mailing David Kirschner at baseball@caykgh.org. The deadline for submitting the forms and payment (or authorization to bill Shul account) is Sunday, January 16. After then, registration will be open to non-Shul members, and registration will be on a first-come first-served basis. A date for uniform fittings will be scheduled once open registration has been completed.

Rocking Horse Resort Ranch

Join us for the 15th Annual Yeshiva Winter Getaway at the Rocking Horse Ranch Resort. Just 90 minutes from the GWB, the Ranch offers skiing, snow tubing, horseback riding, the amazing Big Splash Indoor Water Park, fun barn, three gourmet Glatt/Chalav Yisrael meals, minyanim, shiurim, professionally run day camp, and so much more. Its all- inclusive package price even includes tips and taxes. Stays begin as low as two hundred dollars per adult per night and eighty-nine dollars per child per night. Children under age four stay free. The more days you stay the less you pay per day! Proceeds benefit Congregation Ahavas Yisroel of Kew Gardens Hills. Check out why this is the premiere winter getaway online at (www.rhranch.com). The Ranch goes kosher from January 23 until January 27. Call 800-64-RANCH for info and reservations. We make memories that last a lifetime!

Keep Kids Safe (Sunday, Jan 2, at 7:30 pm at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills)…
from inappropriate behavior at school and in the neighborhood. Included are prevention, awareness, and action strategies for parents, teachers, and rabbanim. Speakers include Rabbi Oelbaum, Dr. Zimmerman, Lois Raff (counsel to the Queens D.A.), and Rabbi Gluck. The event is sponsored by NCYI, QJCC, DA of Queens, Vaad of Queens, and JBFCS.


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
MARK FRANKEL
DAVID GRAUBARD
REUVEN GROSSMAN
DAVID KIRSCHNER DAVID LEVIN, IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
MICHAEL SALZBANK
SHARI WEISS


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