Friday, June 03, 2011

AYnouncements June 4, 2011 — Parshas Naso

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 4, 2011 Parshas Naso


Candle Lighting

8:03 pm

Plag HaMinchah Minyan*

6:29 pm

Minchah Erev Shabbos

8:10 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’ Label Lam

8:40 pm

Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma

9:09 am

Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos

9:13 pm

Weekday Shacharis

Weekday Maariv


8:00 am

Sunday and Monday

9:30 pm


6:20 & 7:30 am

Tuesday and 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 June 5 is 4:35 am.

HaMakom Y’nacheim

Condolences to Sandy Stern on the loss of her father, Chester Riesenberg. Shiv’ah concludes on Sunday morning.

Mazal Tov to….

R’ Yoni & Adina Katz on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Aharon Hillel

Shabbos Events

This Friday, June 3, 9:30 pm Rabbi Label Lam: “Our Portion in Torah”

at the home of Mark & Linda Frankel (141-17 72nd Crescent)

Pirkei Avos Shiur – 8:40 pm: given this week by R’ Label Lam

Next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush

The next Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush is scheduled to take place on Shabbas Parshas Korach (June 25). 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).

Pre-Shavuos Shiur on Tuesday, June 7, following the 8:13 pm Minchah

R’ Moshe Schwerd: “The Essence of Shavuos: Chametz?!!”


Tuesday, June 7

סוף זמן ק"ש

Candle Lighting

Minchah מנחה

Maariv מעריב

See separate flyer for

Shavuos Learning Schedule.

ערב וליל שבועות

9:09 AM

8:06 PM

8:13 PM

9:15 PM

Wed., June 8

1st Minyan

Sunrise נץ החמה

2nd Minyan

סוף זמן ק"ש

Minchah מנחה

Candle Lighting


א' דשבועות

4:40 AM

5:24 AM

8:30 AM

9:09 AM

8:10 PM

not before 9:15 PM

9:15 PM

Thurs., June 9

Daf Yomi

Shacharis שחרית

סוף זמן ק"ש

Yizkor יזכור

Minchah מנחה

Maariv / Shavuos ends

ב' דשבועות

7:25 AM

8:30 AM

9:09 AM

not before 10:20 AM

8:10 PM

9:16 PM

Annual Election of Officers & Board of Directors / Membership Meeting: To Be Announced

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Schedule of Shiurim

Sunday, June 5:

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 7:

8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur will not be given this week and will resume after Shavuos.

Wednesday, June 8:

8:30-9:30 pm: R’ Zev Aeder’s Sh’eilos U’T’shuvos Series will not be given this week and will resume after Shavuos.

Thursday, June 9:

8:30-9:25 pm: R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series will not be given this week and will resume after Shavuos.

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 Shavuos, led by Aaron Meltzer

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

Rav’s weekly shiur will resume after Shavuos.

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

First Night of Shavuos – Tuesday June 7 – 11:30 pm

Women’s League presents a shiur for women by Amira Rubin

“Making the Impossible Possible: Reflections from Ruth”

at the home of Sam & Avigayil Straus (141-43 72nd Crescent)

This shiur is dedicated liR’fuah Sh’leimah for Eidel Chaya bas Gitel.

Second Day of Shavuos – Thursday June 9, 5:30 pm

Women’s League presents a shiur for women by Rabbi Bentzion Chait: “The Perfect Union

in the Shul. This shiur is dedicated liR’fuah Sh’leimah for Eidel Chaya bas Gitel.

Shul/Community News

Monday, June 13 – 8:30 pm: Rabbi Yakov Horowitz: "Speaking to Your Kids About Personal Safety"

The Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills has been offered a most meaningful and exciting opportunity to play host to HASC, the renowned organization that services children with special needs. They are planning a wonderful Shabbaton on the weekend of June 17-18 in the Young Israel. They will need approximately 20-25 host families to provide housing as well as the Friday night meal, for the 50 young adults and 20 staff members who will be participating. If you are able to participate in this unique opportunity, please contact Sholom Fried at 718-268-1580 or via e-mail at for further information or to sponsor.

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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