CONGREGATION AHAVAS YISROEL OF KEW GARDENS HILLS
FOCUSED ON TORAH, T’FILAH, G’MILUS CHASADIM, AND ERETZ YISROEL
RABBI HERSCHEL WELCHER, MARA D’ASRA
MAY 14, 2011 — PARSHAS B’HAR
Candle Lighting 7:45 pm Plag HaMinchah Minyan* 6:15 pm
Minchah Erev Shabbos 7:52 pm
Hashkamah Minyan 7:15 am Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim 5:00 pm
Daf Yomi 7:25 am Minchah 6:00 pm
Shacharis 8:30 am Pirkei Avos Shiur: R’ Hayim Schwartz 8:25 pm
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma 9:16 am Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos 8:55 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
*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 15 is 4:49 am.
The CAY Teen Minyan that was scheduled for this Shabbos has been postponed. Announcements about the next Teen Minyan will be forthcoming.
Pirkei Avos Shiur – 8:25 pm: given this week by R’ Hayim Schwartz
Women’s League Shiur – next Shabbos
Next Shabbos, May 21 – 5:30 pm – Women’s League presents a shiur for women by Rivkah Engelson Meyerowitz on the subject, “V’Ahavta L’Rei’acha Kamocha: The Three Relationships of Love”
at the home of R’ David & Ilana Hertzberg (141-18 70th Road)
NEXT 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).
NEW WEEKLY SHIUR
SHAILOS U’TSHUVOS (Sh’eilos U’T’shuvos)
Learn a t’shuvah and its related sugyos each week, including t’shuvos of Noda BiYehudah, Chasam Sofer,
R’ Akiva Eiger, Avnei Neizer, M’lamed l’Ho’il, Igros Moshe, contemporary Poskim
Given By R’ ZEV AEDER on Wednesday nights at 8:30 pm
This week (May 18): “Cremation in Halachah”
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SCHEDULE OF SHIURIM
SUNDAY, MAY 15:
8:45 am: R’ Eliezer Maybruch’s shiur on Halachah and Hashkafah
9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusah Program in B’rachos will not be given this week.
TUESDAY, MAY 17:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur: “Inyanei Lag BaOmer”
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18:
8:30-9:30 pm: R’ Zev Aeder (See Page 1.)
THURSDAY, MAY 19:
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 S’firas HaOmer, led by Aaron Meltzer
EVERY TUESDAY, 8:30 pm-9:30 pm Rav’s weekly shiur: “Inyanei Lag BaOmer”
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.
EVERY TUESDAY, 9:30 PM: Women’s League Weekly Tehillim Group
THIS WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 8:30 pm: Rabbi Zvi Lew’s monthly women’s lecture series, which is on Issues in Hilchos Kashrus, is held in the upstairs lobby of the Shul. The series is sponsored by Ateret Seminary for Women at Queens College. For more information, please call 718-896-8251.
THIS SUNDAY, MAY 15 – 8:00 PM: Join us in the Shul for a shiur for women by Mrs. Shira Smiles on “Lessons from the Frightful Fall (dealing with the 'downs' of life)”
Todd & Kerrie Greenwald are being honored by Mesivta Chofetz Chaim on Wednesday, June 1.
Please contact Mark Frankel (718-793-8891) to participate in a group ad from CAY. The Journal deadline is May 25.
OUR SHUL’S 24TH ANNUAL DINNER, HONORING DAVID & BELLA KIRSCHNER
Invitations have gone out for our Dinner, which will be held on Tuesday, May 31, at the Young Israel of Hillcrest. Please respond quickly by e-mailing your reservations and journal ads to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Journal deadline is May 15. Dinner Chair: Simcha Shapiro
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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