Friday, June 24, 2011

AYnouncements June 25, 2011 — Parshas Korach

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 25, 2011 Parshas Korach


Candle Lighting

8:12 pm

Plag HaMinchah Minyan*

6:37 pm

Minchah Erev Shabbos**

7:30 pm

Hashkamah Minyan

7:15 am

Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim

5:00 pm

Daf Yomi

7:15 am


6:00 pm


8:30 am

Pirkei Avos: R’ Yonah Levant

8:50 pm

Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma

9:12 am

Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos

9:21 pm

Weekday Shacharis

Weekday Maariv


8:00 am


9:30 pm

Monday and Thursday

6:20 & 7:35 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday

6:30 & 7:35 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 26 is 4:36 am.

Shabbos Events

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors

Todd & Kerrie Greenwald, as Hakaras HaTov to the Shul for its participation in the Mesivta Chofetz Chaim dinner and ad journal

in our honor

Elliot & Leora Hecht, on the occasion of the Bas Mitzvah of their daughter Atara

Aharon & Jennifer Meltzer, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of his father חיים יהושע ב"ר אהרן הלוי ז"ל

Barry & Sarah Simanowitz, as Hakaras HaTov to the Rav & Rebbetzin, the officers, the board, the Gabbaim, the Women’s League, and the entire Kehilla for the honor of being President

Gedaliah & Brenda Stein, on the engagement of their son Yehoshua to Fraidy Josovitz

5771 Graduation Kiddush: The Graduates, the Schools, and Their Sponsors

Please see the Graduation Supplement for the listing.

Women’s League Shiur

5:30 pm: The Women's League will present a shiur for women by R’ Sholom Steinig on the topic:

“B’soch Sh’ar Aveilei Tzion viYerushalayim” at the home of R’ Sholom & Judi Steinig (76-06 Vleigh Place)

l’ilui nishmas Judi’s mother, Chaya Liba bas Yehoshua z”l, on the occasion of her first Yahrzeit

Pirkei Avos Shiur – 8:50 pm: given this week by R’ Yonah Levant

Next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush

The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush is scheduled to take place on Shabbos, Parshas Mas’ei (July 30). 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).

a Membership Meeting: Tonight, Motza’ei Shabbos, June 25, at 10:30 pm ï

Annual Election of Officers & Board of Directors

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Schedule of Shiurim

Sunday, June 26:

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 28:

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

Wednesday, June 29:

8:30-9:30 pm: R’ Zev Aeder’s Sh’eilos U’T’shuvos Series

Thursday, June 30:

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

Wednesday, June 29, 8:30 pm: Ateret Seminary for Women presents Rabbi Zvi Lew, popular Torah educator on

selected halachic topics, with a weekly summer lecture series for women: eight Wednesday evenings, from June 29 through August 17, in the Shul (upstairs). For more information, please call 718-896-8251.

Hakaras HaTov

The Shul would like to thank Jennifer Jaffe, Bracha Sebrow, and the entire Women’s League for their sizable donation to the Shul, in order to help us with our finishing of the building issues.

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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