Friday, October 28, 2011

AYnouncements October 29, 2011 — Parshas Noach — Rosh Chodesh MarCheshvan

Congregation Ahavas Yisroel of Kew Gardens Hills

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


October 29, 2011 Parshas Noach Rosh Chodesh MarCheshvan


Candle Lighting

5:38 pm

Minchah Erev Shabbos

5:45 pm

Hashkamah Minyan

7:15 am

Rabbi's Shiur in P'sachim


Daf Yomi

7:25 am

Minchah followed by S’udah Sh’lishis

5:20 pm


8:30 am

Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma

10:00 am

Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos


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 October 30 is 6:39 am.

HaMakom Y’nacheim

Condolences to Chanan (David) Berger on the passing of his mother, Sara Berger z”l. Shiv'ah concludes on Tuesday morning.

Mazal Tov to…

Dov & Gittel Nierman on the engagement of their daughter Rena to Raphael Gleiberman of Flatbush

Simcha & Adina Shapiro upon the Bar Mitzvah of their son Yehuda. A Kiddush in honor of the occasion will be held after davening, to which all are invited.

Mazal Tov to This Year’s Simchas Torah Chasanim!
“In order of appearance”: Mendel Starkman (Kol HaN’arim), Rabbi Welcher (Chasan Torah),

R’ Marty Katz (Chasan B’reishis), Simcha Shapiro (Chasan Maftir)

B’ruchim HaBa’im! The Shul welcomes the following new members:

Kobi & Charnie Barak Yedidyah & Yali Rosenberg

Shabbos Events

S'udah Sh'lishis Sponsors

Shmuel & Chedva Abrahamson, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of his father Michael ben Avraham z”l

Simcha & Adina Shapiro, in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son Yehuda

Barry & Sarah Simanowitz, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of Sarah’s brother Herschel Chaim ben Henoch Reuven HaKohen z”l

Last week’s sponsor was Mrs. Doris Jaffe, in honor of her children and grandchildren.

S’udah 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.

Last Week’s Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors

David & Rivka Leah Baum, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of his father Eliezer Lipa ben Abba Tzvi z”l and her father Reuven ben Aharon HaKohen z”l

Ronnie & Miriam Schlanger, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of his mother Chana bas Ephraim z”l

Yaakov & Atara Serle, on the recent birth of a granddaughter

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Schedule of Regular Shiurim

Sunday, October 30:

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

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

Rabbi B. Shafier of The Shmuz

Shiur for Men and Women in the Shul

“Fleeting Glimpses of the Upper World”

This Wednesday, November 2 – 8:30 pm

Tuesday, November 1:

8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur: Topics in Halachah

Thursday, November 3:

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 Halachah, given by R’ Chananya Berman*

Every Monday, 9:45 -10:15 pm

Maharal Chaburah “Why HaShem Created the World, led byAaron Meltzer

Every Tuesday, 8:30 - 9:30 pm

Rav’s weekly shiur: “Topics in Halachah”

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 Tehillim Group

This Shabbos Parshas Noach, Oct. 29, 4:30 pm – a shiur entitled "Great Expectations" will be given by

R' Noach Light at the home of Jay & Karen Daitchman (144-23 72nd Road), in commemoration of the Yahrzeit

of Karen's father, Moshe Naftali ben David HaKohen z”l.

Tuesday, November 1, 8 pm: Dr. Michelle Levine
The fall semester continues… at the home of David & Rochelle Graubard (136-84 71st Road). The 10-part series “Experiencing Chumash During the Renaissance Period – The Commentary of the Sforno,” has a fee of $100. For more information, please call Rochelle Graubard at 793-9176 in the evening.

Yamim Nora’im / Sukkos Hakaras HaTov

from Jay Jaffe, President:

On behalf of the Shul, I thank the following volunteers who helped contribute so much to our Yamim Nora’im and Sukkos in the Shul: Seating Committee (Irwin Nathan, Ellen Cohen), Gabbai Rishon (R’ Yisroel Benedek), Kibudim Auctioneer (R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg), Sukkah Hop Coordinator (Shari Weiss), Fishing Trip Coordinator (Michael Salzbank), Candy Bags (Gitle Bekelnitzky, Yaakov & Atara Serle), and Annual Packing of the Candy Bags (R’ Hayim & Sharon Schwartz and children).

from R’ Yisroel Benedek, Yamim Nora’im Gabbai Rishon:

On behalf of the Shul, I thank the following (in alphabetical order), who helped to make our Yamim Nora’im t’filos so meaningful and beautiful, as they have done for many years: Harvey Blitz (בעל קריאה), R’ Moshe Kamin (בעל תקיעה), Chazan Menachem Moscovitz (בעל מוסף), R’ Chaim Pearl (מעריב, פסוקי דזמרה, מנחה), Isser Rosenberg (גבאי שני), R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg (פסוקי דזמרה, מנחה), R’ David Shatz (כל נדרי-מעריב, נעילה), and Dr. Doniel Steinberg (בעל שחרית).

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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