Friday, July 15, 2011

AYnouncements July 16, 2011 — Parshas Pinchas

Congregation Ahavas Yisroel of Kew Gardens Hills

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


July 16, 2011 Parshas Pinchas


Candle Lighting

8:07 pm

Plag HaMinchah Minyan*

6:34 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:R’Avraham Moshe Heller

8:45 pm

Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma

9:19 am

Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos

9:15 pm

Weekday Shacharis

Weekday Maariv


8:00 am


9:30 pm

Monday & Thursday

6:20 & 7:30 am

Fast begins: 4:27 am Tuesday Minchah :7:50 pm

Fast ends: 9:05 pm Tuesday Maariv: 8:40 pm

Tuesday (Shiv’ah Asar B’Tamuz)

Wednesday & Friday

6:10 & 7:30 ama

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 July 17 is 4:49 am.

Mazal Tov to…

Jerrold and Gila Kurtz upon the birth of a baby girl.

Yaakov and Atara Serle upon the birth of a granddaughter, born to their children,

Yehudah & Miriam Serle. Mazal Tov to Great Grandmother Mrs.Belle Serle

Benyamin & Chana Yachnes upon the birth of a baby girl, Chaya Shayna.

Shabbos Events

Pirkei Avos Shiur – 8:45 pm: given this week by R’Avraham Moshe Heller

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).

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Schedule of Shiurim

Sunday, July 17:

8:45 am: R’ Eliezer Maybruch’s shiur on Halachah and Hashkafah

9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusah Program in B’rachos

Thursday, July 21:

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

This Wednesday, July 20, 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). This is a free event. For more information, please call 718-896-8251.

Shul/Community News

Sunday, July 17, Chaim Dov Wahrman will be riding his bike from Queens to Monsey and back in association with Acheinu Day Camp to raise money for the Zichron Shlomo R'fuah fund. This organization helps children with cancer cope with their illness. Anyone wishing to donate to the cause should contact him. We wish you the best Chaim Dov!

Tuesday, July 19, (the 17th of Tamuz) at 6:40 pm there will be a showing of a holocaust related film: Pikuach Nefesh, the 3rd in a Series, presents the dramatic and neglected stories of two of KlalYisroel’s great heroes, Rav Michoel Ber Weissmandl of Nitra and Rav Shlomo Schonfeld of the Kindertransport.

Jay can be reached at for Shul business.

jay jaffe, president

board of directors

Alan Hochster, vice president

yussie englander, treasurer

Abba Cohen, secretary

ronnie schlanger, gabbai rishon

yonah levant, gabbai sheini

Yisroel Benedek

Harvey Blitz

mark frankel

Yoni Platovsky

Simcha Shapiro

Barry Simanowitz, immediate past president

Leon Stern

shari weiss

jennifer jaffe, Women’s League President

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