Friday, April 29, 2011

AYnouncements April 30, 2011 — Parshas K’doshim

Congregation Ahavas Yisroel of Kew Gardens Hills

Focused on Torah, T’filah, G’milus Chasadim, and Eretz Yisroel
Rabbi Herschel Welcher, Mara D’Asra


April 30, 2011 — Parshas K’doshim


Candle Lighting
7:31 pm
Plag HaMinchah Minyan*
6:03 pm

Minchah Erev Shabbos
7:38 pm

Hashkamah Minyan
7:15 am
Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim
5:00 pm

Daf Yomi
7:25 am
6:00 pm

8:30 am
Pirkei Avos: R’ Moshe Kamin
8:10 pm

Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma
9:24 am
Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos
8:41 pm

Weekday Shacharis
Weekday Maariv

8:00 am
9:30 pm

6:20 & 7:30 am

Tuesday & Friday
6:30 & 7:30 am

Wed. & Thurs. (Rosh Chodesh Iyar)
6:10 & 7:30 am

*Wives of husbands attending this Plag Minyan should light 23 minutes after Minchah and not before.

Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of May 1 is 5:05 am.


Condolences to Barry Katz upon the loss of his mother, Henya Katz. Shiv’ah concludes on Friday afternoon, May 6.

Mazal Tov to…

R’ Yaakov & Tovah Finestone on the engagement of their daughter Chaya to Shmuel Dovid Meth of Philadelphia

R’ David & Cindy Levin and Jeffrey & Susie Caro on the birth of a grandson on Sh'vi’i shel Pesach, born to their children Dovid & Esther Caro

Yehudah Serle upon receiving Smicha from Rav Sternbuch in Yerushalayim. Mazal Tov to his parents,

Yaakov & Atara Serle

Leon & Sandy Stern on the birth of a granddaughter, born to their children Hirsch & Talia Hollander

Shabbos Events

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors

Hershy & Felecie Akerman, in memory of Necha bas Moshe and Yaakov ben Avraham Tzvi

Women’s League Shiur

5:30 pm: The Women's League will present a shiur for women by Rabbi Dr. Zev Maybruch (“The Value of Remembering”) at the home of Steven & Linda Brizel (144-38 69th Rd.) l’ilui nishmas Linda’s father, Yaakov Yitzchak ben Yisrael z”l, on the occasion of his Yahrzeit.

Pirkei Avos Shiur – 8:10 pm: given this week by R’ Moshe Kamin

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush

The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush is scheduled to take place on Shabbas Parshas BaMidbar (May 28). 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, May 1:

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, May 3:

8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur is cancelled this week.

Wednesday, May 4:

8:30-9:30 pm: R’ Zev Aeder’s Gemara shiur in Maseches B’rachos

Thursday, May 5:

8:30-9:25 pm: R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series: “The Rambam on 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
Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur is cancelled this week.

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

Shul/Community News

Sunday, May 1: Alan Hochster is riding in the 5 Boro Bike Tour with, and to raise money for, Ohel.

Anyone wishing to donate to the cause should contact him. We wish you the best, Alan!

Sunday, May 1, 7:30 pm: The Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills’ Yom HaShoah Program, in the Main Shul

Monday May 2, 8:00 pm: CHAZAQ & Cong. Ahavas Yisroel present a video presentation of Rabbi Avigdor Miller z”l on his 10th Yahrzeit, titled “Common Sense.” Free CDs of R' Avigdor Miller will be handed out! Men & women are welcome! A hot buffet will be served. Admission is free. Location: here in the Shul

Monday, May 9, 8:30 pm: Join us for a shiur for women by Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller, here in the Shul

Topic: “Drawing Inspiration in Turbulent Times”

Barry can be reached at 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

mark frankel

david graubard

reuven grossman

david kirschner
david levin, immediate past president

michael salzbank

shari weiss

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