Friday, June 17, 2011

AYnouncements June 18, 2011 — Parshas Sh’lach

Congregation Ahavas Yisroel of Kew Gardens Hills

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


June 18, 2011 Parshas Sh’lach


Candle Lighting

8:10 pm

Plag HaMinchah Minyan*

6:36 pm

Minchah Erev Shabbos**

7:30 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 Shiur: R’ Chaim Wahrman

8:50 pm

Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma

9:10 am

Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos

9:20 pm

Weekday Shacharis

Weekday Maariv


8:00 am


9:30 pm

Monday & Thursday

6:20 & 7:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday

6:30 & 7:30 am

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

**Wives of men attending the 2nd Plag Minyan should light 20 minutes after Minchah.

Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of June 18 is 4:34 am.

Mazal Tov To….

Jay & Karen Daitchman on the forthcoming marriage of their son Ezra to Mindy Smith. Mazal Tov as well to Mindy’s parents, Rabbi Meir & Bella Smith of Minneapolis, Minnesota

R’ Elliot & Leora Hecht on the occasion of the Bas Mitzvah this week of their daughter Atara

R’ Moshe & Sarah Kamin upon the birth of a granddaughter, Zelda, born to their children R’ Shuey & Chana Hochander

Jeremie Lederer upon his engagement to Shira Rose

Barry & Sarah Simanowitz upon the birth of a grandson, born to their children Yaakov & Meira Simanowitz

Shabbos Events

Kiddush after Davening

Jay & Karen Daitchman invite the entire Tzibur to a Kiddush after Davening in honor of Ezra’s Aufruf this Shabbos.

Pirkei Avos Shiur – 8:50 pm: given this week by R’ Chaim Wahrman

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush + Graduation Kiddush

The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush will coincide with our annual Graduation Kiddush and is scheduled to take place on Shabbas Parshas Korach (June 25). Kiddush sponsorships (for a Simchah or a Yahrzeit) are $100 each. Graduation co-sponsorships are $75 per family, which includes listing the graduate and his/her school (and diploma/degree, if supplied). If you are interested in sponsoring, see or call Yoni Platovsky (718-459-2290) or Barry Simanowitz (718-263-1816).

a Membership Meeting ï

Annual Election of Officers & Board of Directors

Next Motza’ei Shabbos, June 25, at 10:30 pm

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Schedule of Shiurim

Sunday, June 19:

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, June 21:

8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur will resume after the summer.

Wednesday, June 22:

8:30-9:30 pm: R’ Zev Aeder’s Sh’eilos U’T’shuvos Series: Aveirah LiShmah – Part II

Thursday, June 23:

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 the Churban Beis HaMikdash, led by Aaron Meltzer

Every Tuesday, 8:30 pm-9:30 pm

Rav’s weekly shiur will resume after the summer.

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

CAY Baseball News

In an extremely well-played Minor Division semi-final playoff game, AY-A (managed by Simcha Shapiro, assisted by Heshy Neuman and Dovid Baum) prevailed over and AY-B (managed/coached by Aaron Brody, Sruli Glaser, and Adam Sokol) by the score of 5-2. AY-A will now play in the Tier B Final this Sunday, June 19, at 3:00 p.m. Come support and root for them as they represent AY in the 2011 JCLL Playoffs. The game is scheduled to take place at Cunningham Park Field #4, which is located at 196-00 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows 11366, between 193rd St. and Francis Lewis Blvd. Park in the lot near the tennis courts and walk up the path towards 193rd St. Bring a lawn or folding chair.

Go AY-A!!!!

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

jennifer jaffe, Women’s League President

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