Friday, September 16, 2011

AYnouncements September 17, 2011 — Parshas Ki Savo

Congregation Ahavas Yisroel of Kew Gardens Hills

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


September 17, 2011 Parshas Ki Savo


Candle Lighting

6:45 pm

Minchah Erev Shabbos

6:52 pm

Hashkamah Minyan

7:15 am

Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim

5:25 pm

Daf Yomi

7:25 am

Minchah followed by S’udah Sh’lishis

6:25 pm


8:30 am

Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma

9:44 am

Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos

7:52 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

Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of September 18 is 5:49 am.

Shabbos Events

S'udah Sh'lishis Sponsors

Harvey & Judy Blitz, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of his father, Yechezkel Leib ben Chaim z”l

Seudah Sh'lishis is a great way to commemorate a Yahrzeit or celebrate a Simchah. Even if you don't have an event, joining our Pinch Hitters list helps our Shul when no other sponsors have volunteered. Please contact Geoffrey Landau by e-mail ( or by phone (718-263-5301) to sponsor S'udah Sh'lishis or to add your name to the Pinch Hitters list.

Yamim Nora’im Seats Reminder

The time to reserve Shul seats arrived a few weeks ago. After this past Monday, September 12, we officially opened

the sale of seats to non-members.

Members will be responsible for the payment of their guests’ seats.

Women wishing to order seats after September 14 should call Ellen Cohen at (718) 969-2291.

Shiur Next Motza’ei Shabbos – September 24

9:00 PM – R’ Moshe Schwerd: “How to Emerge from Judgment Victoriously”

Next Shabbos Kiddush

The next Shabbos Kiddush is scheduled to take place on Shabbos, Parshiyos Nitzavim-VaYeilech (September 24). 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 Regular Shiurim

Sunday, September 18:

8:50 am: R’ Eliezer Maybruch’s shiur on Tikun HaMidos

9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusah Program in Maseches Brachos

Tuesday, September 20:

8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur: “Tekias Shofar”

Thursday, September 22:

8:30-9:25 pm: R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series: The Anshei K’neses HaG’dolah and Beyond

Community Beis Medrash Program

Sunday-Thursday, 8:00 - 10:30 pm

Monday & Thursday, 9:00 - 9:30 pm

Shiur on Halacha, given by R’ Chananya Berman*

Every Monday, 9:45 -10:15 pm

Chaburah: Maharal concerning Rosh HaShanah, led by Aaron Meltzer

Every Tuesday, 8:30 - 9:30 pm

Rav’s weekly shiur: “Tekias Shofar”

Every Wednesday, 9:00 - 9:30 pm

Shiur on Mussar & Hashkafah, given by R’ Aryeh Goldman*

Every Wednesday, 9:45 - 10:15 pm

Chaburah on Chumash with Ramban led by R’ Mark Kutner

Sunday-Thursday, 9:45 - 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 Tehilim Group

New Shiur for Women

TUESDAYS, 8:00 pm: “Experiencing Chumash during the Renaissance Period – The Commentary of the Sforno” by

Dr. Michelle Levine: The fall semester began last Tuesday, but it’s not too late to join! The shiur is being held at the home of David & Rochelle Graubard (136-84 71st Road). The 10 (now 9)-part series has a fee of $100. For more information, please call Rochelle Graubard at 718-793-9176 in the evening.

Community Events

Pre-Shabbas Shuvah Shiur

The annual Shabbas Shuvah Shiur in honor of the 22nd yahrzeit of Chana Mindel bas R' Shammai z”l will be held this year on the Shabbos before Rosh HaShanah, September 24. The shiur, entitled "How Two Rights Can Make - A Wrong," will take place at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills at 4:00 pm and will be given by Rabbi Shmuel Maybruch.

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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