CONGREGATION AHAVAS YISROEL OF KEW GARDENS HILLS
FOCUSED ON TORAH, T’FILAH, G’MILUS CHASADIM, AND ERETZ YISROEL
RABBI HERSCHEL WELCHER, MARA D’ASRA
MARCH 12, 2011 — PARSHAS VAYIKRA
Candle Lighting 5:39 pm Minchah Erev Shabbos 5:46 pm
Hashkamah Minyan 7:15 am Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim 4:35 pm
Daf Yomi 7:25 am Minchah followed by S’udah Sh’lishis 5:25 pm
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma 9:09 am Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos 6:49 pm
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
Spring ahead one hour as we move the clocks forward this Motza’ei Shabbos (2:00 am) for Daylight Savings Time.
Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of March 13 is 6:21 am.
MAZAL TOV TO…
R' Moshe & Sara Kamin on the birth of a grandson, born to their children R' Ahron & Mrs. Kamin of Vancouver, BC
Dovid & Devorah Katz on the birth of a baby girl
Last week’s sponsors: Bradley & Adina Karasik
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 7:50 pm with pizza served at 8:40 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 Sponsors:
Anonymous, in honor of Mark Frankel for all that he does to be marbitz Torah
Elliot & Chanie Katz, in memory of Chanie’s mother Lea Chiboski (מרים לאה בת משה יצחק ז"ל )
HAKARAS HATOV to Yaakov Wahrman, and to Yaakov, Akiva, Aaron, and Yehoshua Katz for all of their help during this season’s Motza’ei Shabbos Learning Program.
Motza’ei Shabbos Shiur for Men and Women by R’ Moishe Schwerd
This Motza’ei Shabbos, March 12 – 9:00 pm sharp: “Mystical Reasons for the Purim S’udah”
THE NEXT SHABBOS M’VORCHIM KIDDUSH
The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will take place on Parshas Tazria, April 2. 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, MARCH 13:
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, MARCH 15:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur “Halachos of Purim”
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16:
8:30-9:30 pm: R’ Zev Aeder’s Gemara shiur in Maseches B’rachos – Perek Keitzad M’vorchim
THURSDAY, MARCH 17:
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
MONDAY & THURSDAY, 9:00 pm-9:30 pm Shiur on Halachah, given by R’ Chananya Berman*
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 Purim”
EVERY WEDNESDAY, 9:00 pm-9:30 pm Shiur on Mussar & Hashkafah, given by R’ Aryeh Goldman*
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
*Sponsored by Tifereth Bnei Torah
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
THIS TUESDAY, MARCH 15 – 8 PM: DR. MICHELLE LEVINE: a Shiur for Women – in conjunction with the Women's League, at the home of David & Rochelle Graubard (136-84 71st Road). The 10-part series continues on Chumash, based on the interpretation of the Rashbam. For more information, please call Rochelle Graubard at 793-9176 in the evening.
SHUL NEWS / COMMUNITY EVENTS
Daf Yomi Siyum for Maseches Z’vachim
Join us for bagels and lox as we celebrate the completion of Maseches Z’vachim on Sunday, March 13.
Daf Yomi – M’nachos - 6:40 AM Special Shacharis - 7:45 AM (in addition to the 8:00 AM Shacharis)
Hadran/Siyum for Z’vachim - 8:25 AM Benching ~ 8:50 AM
PRE-PURIM PARTY – This Sunday, March 13 – 3:00-5:00 pm – Doors open at 2:45 pm
Cong. Ahavas Yisroel’s PRE-PURIM PARTY, sponsored by the Women’s League, will feature a juggling show, face painting, etc. Bring your own costume. Members: $3 Non-members: $5
MOTZA’EI SHABBOS, MARCH 26 – Afikoman 2011: A Chinese Auction to benefit Mesivta Ateres Yaakov. 40 fabulous prize packages and discount ticket packages are available; early bird discounts are extended until this Sunday, March 13. Prize packages and an auction booklet are available at www.Afikoman2011.com. Despite not being a “local” yeshiva, each year Ateres Yaakov serves the needs of many Queens boys…and is doing an outstanding job.
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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