CONGREGATION AHAVAS YISROEL OF KEW GARDENS HILLS
FOCUSED ON TORAH, T’FILAH, G’MILUS CHASADIM, AND ERETZ YISROEL
RABBI HERSCHEL WELCHER, MARA D’ASRA
JANUARY 22, 2011 — PARSHAS YISRO
Candle Lighting 4:41 pm Minchah Erev Shabbos 4:48 pm
Hashkamah Minyan 7:15 am Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim 3:40 pm
Daf Yomi 7:25 am Minchah followed by S’udah Sh’lishis 4:30 pm
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma 9:40 am Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos 5:51 pm
Weekday Shacharis Weekday Maariv
Sunday 8:00 am Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm
Monday and 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 January 23 is 6:23 am.
Condolences to David Graubard on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Ethel Graubard. Shiv’ah concluded on Thursday.
MAZAL TOV TO….
Dov & Gittel Nierman on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Shlomo Leib. Dov & Gittel invite the entire Kehilah to a Kiddush in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son.
R’ Elliot & Leora Hecht on the recent birth of a baby boy
Stuart & Sheryl Hecht on the recent birth of a grandson, born to their children Elliot and Leora Hecht
B’RUCHIM HABA’IM The Shul welcomes the following new members: Ben & Debbie Portnoy
Women’s League Shiur
3:45 PM: The Women's League will hold a shiur for women by Shoshana Rosenblum (“Visions in Shamayim: Perspectives on the Haftarah”) at the home of Drs. Meyer & Susha Halberstam (141-12 73rd Avenue).
S'udah Sh'lishis Sponsors:
Dov & Gittel Nierman, in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son Shlomo Leib
R’ Hayim & Sharon Schwartz, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of Sharon’s father, ר' נפתלי ב"ר צבי 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. This week’s sponsor: Mark & Linda Frankel, in memory of שרה בת רפאל ז"ל
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).
MOTZA’EI SHABBOS COMMUNITY PROGRAM
THIS MOTZA’EI SHABBOS, JANUARY 22, AT 8:30 PM: – Making Our T’filos More Meaningful and Personal
RABBI MORDECHAI FINKELMAN, RABBI NOACH ISAAC OELBAUM, R’ MOSHE SCHWERD
Congregation Nachlas Yitzchok Sponsored by the OU and the Vaad HaRabanim of Queens
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SCHEDULE OF SHIURIM
SUNDAY, JANUARY 23:
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 25:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur: “The B’rachos of K’rias Sh’ma and the Haftarah”
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26:
8:30-9:30 pm: R’ Zev Aeder’s Gemara shiur in Maseches B’rachos – Perek Keitzad M’vorchim
THURSDAY, JANUARY 27:
8:30-9:25 pm: R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series will not meet this week but will resume בע"ה the following week.
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 ברכות of קריאת שמע and the הפטרה”
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.
EVERY TUESDAY, 9:30 pm: Women’s League Weekly Tehillim Group
Ahavas Yisroel’s next teen minyan is scheduled for February 12, Parshas T’tzaveh. Anyone interested in volunteering to lein, lead the davening, or give a d’var Torah should contact Dr. Rich Gewanter at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (718-969-6819). Cong. Ahavas Yisroel invites – and encourages – all teenage and pre-teen boys to participate. Davening will begin at 9:15 am downstairs in the social hall, followed by a Kiddush.
Tzedakah Request for Our Member of Tzahal
As many of you know, Yisrael Kalker, Richie & Terri's son, is a tzanchan (paratrooper) in the IDF. Currently he is in the midst of his active military service before his scheduled return to Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh for the learning portion of his Hesder 5-year commitment.
He has contacted Barry in hopes of raising enough money to purchase equipment and clothing for his unit; known as 890 and B’nei Yeshiva (Beynishim). Any and all donations will be greatly appreciated by Yisrael and the entire unit. Checks can be made out to the Congregation Ahavas Yisroel Tzedakah Fund. Please write in the check memo section "Chevrah L’maan HaChayal." Checks can be given to Barry Simanowitz or mailed to him at 141-29 72nd Drive.
Barry can be reached at email@example.com 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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