Monday, December 24, 2012

2013 AY Baseball Registration

Registration for the 2013 Jewish Community Little League season (boys grades 3 – 8) will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2013, between 3:00 and 7:00 PM, at the home of Simcha and Adina Shapiro (75-04 Vleigh Place).

Please note that registration for shul members and returning players will only be guaranteed if registered by January 27. Anyone registering after January 27 will be accommodated on a first-come, first-serve basis only.

Registration information and forms may be downloaded here or by contacting David Kirschner at baseball@caykgh.org.

 Here is the information and the forms:

  Registration Information

  Registration Form

  Waiver of Liability

  Parental Code of Conduct

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Sunday, December 02, 2012

R' Moshe Schwerd on Chanukah - Shielding Our Children from Assimilation

R' Moshe Schwerd on Chanukah - Shielding Our Children from Assimilation can be downloaded here.

Rabbi Welcher on V'Sein Tal U Matar

Rabbi Welcher on V'Sein Tal U Matar can be downloaded here.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller on Sirens, Sandy and the Light of the Menorah - mp3

Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller on Sirens, Sandy and the Light of the Menorah can be downloaded here.

Rabbi Welcher on Understanding Prayer

Rabbi Welcher on Understanding Prayer can be downloaded here.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Rabbi Welcher on Kiddush on Shabbos 1 and 2 - mp3

Rabbi Welcher on Kiddush on Shabbos Part 1 can be downloaded here. Rabbi Welcher on Kiddush on Shabbos Part 2 can be downloaded here.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Mrs. Shira Smiles on the Art of Giving

Mrs. Shira Smiles on the Art of Giving can be downloaded here.

Friday, October 26, 2012

AYNOUNCEMENTS OCTOBER 27, 2012 – PARSHAS LEKH L’KHA


CONGREGATION AHAVAS YISROEL OF KEW GARDENS HILLS FOCUSED ON TORAH, T’FILAH, G’MILUS CHASADIM, AND ERETZ YISROEL RABBI HERSCHEL WELCHER, MARA D’ASRA AYNOUNCEMENTS OCTOBER 27, 2012 – PARSHAS LEKH L’KHA
Z’MANIM
Candle Lighting
5:40 pm
Minchah Erev Shabbos
5:47 pm
Hashkamah Minyan
7:15 am
Rabbi's Shiur
4:35 pm
Daf Yomi
7:19 am
Minchah followed by S’udah Sh’lishis
5:25 pm
Shacharis
8:30 am
Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos
6:48 pm
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma
10:00 am
Weekday Shacharis
Weekday Maariv
Sunday
8:00 am
Sunday-Thursday
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 28 is 6:38 am.
HAMAKOM Y’NACHEIM
Condolences to the Reichman family upon the passing of our member, Avrom Reichman z”l. Shiv’ah will be observed at the home of his son, Stuart Reichman, 99 Griggs Avenue, Teaneck, NJ 07666, until Sunday morning.
SHABBOS EVENTS
S’udah Sh’lishis Sponsors
Rabbi & Rebbetzin Welcher, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of the Rav’s father, ר' אלעזר יהושע ב"ר מנחם משה ז"ל
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 (glandau@earthlink.net) or by phone (718-263-5301) to sponsor S'udah Sh'lishis or to add your name to the Pinch Hitters list.
Community Singles Event
Singles’ Open House Dessert Event this Shabbos afternoon at the home of our member Susie Garber (147-37 70th Ave.). This event will be at 2:00 -3:30 pm for singles in their 20s and 30s, and at 4:00-5:30 pm for singles who are 40 and above.
MOTZA’EI SHABBOS LEARNING PROGRAM
Please join us in this tremendously successful program. This week, the doors will open at 8:00 pm with pizza served at 8:50 pm. Bring a friend, bring your children, or come alone. (Please be aware of when you ended eating fleishig.) Contact Mark or Jay if you wish to sponsor.
Last week’s program was sponsored by Anonymous.
THE NEXT SHABBOS M’VORCHIM KIDDUSH…
is scheduled to take place on Shabbos Parshas Toldos (Nov. 17). Sponsorship is $100. If you are interested in sponsoring, be it for a Simchah or a Yahrzeit, see or contact Jay Jaffe (917-488-8227) or Barry Simanowitz (bsimanowitz@nyc.rr.com).
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SCHEDULE OF SHIURIM
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28:
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, OCTOBER 30:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur: “S’udos Shabbos”
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1:
8:30-9:25 pm: R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series
COMMUNITY BEIS MEDRASH PROGRAM
SUNDAY-THURSDAY, 8:00 pm-10:30 pm
EVERY MONDAY, 9:45 pm-10:15 pm
Chaburah on Maharal, led by Aaron Meltzer
EVERY TUESDAY, 8:30 pm-9:30 pm
Rav’s weekly shiur : “S’udos Shabbos”
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
The Rav strongly encourages everyone to participate for 30 minutes one day a week before or after Maariv.
WOMEN’S LEAGUE EVERY TUESDAY, 9:00 PM: Women’s League Weekly Tehillim Group
The fall semester of shiurim given by DR. MICHELLE LEVINE will continues on Tuesdays, at the home of the Graubards. The topic for this year's shiur series is: “Study the Stories of the Torah with the Insight of the Ramban.” For more information, please contact Rochel Graubard (718-793-9176).
 EVECOMMUNITYNTS
The 10th annual Worldwide Video Event for the Yahrzeit of Rachel Imeinu will be held this Motza’ei Shabbos, October 27, at 8:30 PM at the Shul. The video this year features Rebbetzin Tehila Jaeger and Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller speaking on “The Best is Yet to Come: How to Live with Simchas HaChayim.” The event is open to all women and students. For information, contact Sherry Rada.
The QJCC and Lander College present a debate on “What’s Good for the Jews?” this Tuesday, October 30, at 7:00 PM at the Lander College campus (75-31 150th Street). The debate will feature Dr. David Luchins, Chair of the Department of Political Science at Lander College for Women and former senior advisor to the late Democratic New York Senator Daniel P. Moynihan, and Michael Fragin, financier, JM in the AM political commentator, expert on the Jewish Community and the Jewish Vote, and both Governor Pataki’s and Mayor Bloomberg’s point man on Jewish issues. For information, call (718) 544-9057.
Bnos Malka Academy will host its annual Open House on Tuesday, November 6, at 9:30 am. The school is located at 71-02 113th Street, Forest Hills.
A Message from Bnos Malka Academy: We are a dedicated, committed, and educationally forward-thinking girls’ school that has provided a superior education for over 15 years right here in the Queens community. We are a school of over 300 students and growing. We invite to our Open House all who are interested in providing their daughters, aged K-8, with a wonderful religious and secular education that will promote self-confidence and provide life tools be a success. You may also stop by our school to see for yourself what we are all about.
http://caykgh.blogspot.com/
Jay can be reached at cay.president@gmail.com for Shul business.
JAY JAFFE, PRESIDENT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ALAN HOCHSTER, VICE PRESIDENT
YUSSIE ENGLANDER, TREASURER
DOV NIERMAN, 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
ADINA KATZ &RIVKA STARKMAN, WOMEN’S LEAGUE PRESIDIUM
To have your announcements appear in the weekly AYnouncements, please send the text to cay.secretary@gmail.com by Wednesday evening.
Submissions are subject to approval and may be edited for brevity and clarity.

Friday, October 12, 2012

AYnouncements October 13, 2012 – Parshas B’reishis


on Ahavas Yisroel of Kew Gardens Hills
          Focused on Torah, T’filah, G’milus Chasadim, and Eretz Yisroel
        Rabbi Herschel Welcher, Mara D’Asra
        AYnouncements
       October 13, 2012   –  Parshas B’reishis
Z’manim

Candle Lighting
6:00 pm
Minchah Erev Shabbos
6:07 pm

Hashkamah Minyan
7:15 am
Rabbi's Shiur*
4:50pm
Daf Yomi
7:19 am
Minchah followed by S’udah Sh’lishis
5:40 pm
Shacharis
8:30 am
Maariv / Motza’ei Shabbos
7:08pm
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma
9:53am

                                                                                                                                           *Given by R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg
Weekday Shacharis
Weekday Maariv
Sunday
8:00 am
Sunday-Thursday
9:30 pm
Monday & Thursday
6:20 & 7:30

Tues. & Wed. (Rosh  Chodesh)
6:10 & 7:30
Friday
6:30 & 7:30



Earliest Time for Talis and T'filin for the week of October 14 is 6:19 am.

Mazal Tov to …

Harvey & Judy Blitz upon the birth of a granddaughter, Chana Rochel, born to their childrenAvi & Shira Rubin.
A special Mazal Tov to great-grandmother Mrs. Sadie Klavan!

R’ Yechezkel & Deborah Rosenberg upon the birth of a granddaughter, Tamar Bas-Sheva, born to their children Yedidyah & Yali Rosenberg

Yedidyah & Yali Rosenberg upon the birth of a daughter, Tamar Bas-Sheva

Eric Rosenblum on the occasion of his Aufruf

Avi & Shira Rubin upon the birth of a daughter, Chana Rochel.

Yaakov & Atara Serle upon the birth of a granddaughter, born to their children Dovi & Chana Chaitovsky

Leon & Sandy Stern upon the birth of a grandson, born to their children Hirsch & Talia Hollander

THIS YEAR’S SIMCHAS TORAH CHASANIM (“in order of appearance”): Heshy Goldsmith (Kol HaN’arim),
Rabbi Welcher (Chasan Torah), R’ David Hertzberg (Chasan B’reishis), Todd Greenwald(Chasan Maftir)

B’ruchim HaBa’im       We welcome the following new members:

Eli & Rochel Balsam      Yitzhak Rosenthal  

Shabbos Events

Shabbos M’vorchim Kiddush Sponsors

Harvey & Judy Blitz, in honor of the birth of their granddaughter Chana Rochel Rubin
Doris Jaffe, as Hakaras HaTov to Jay, Jennifer, and Hadassah Leah for hosting her for the Sukkos holiday
Elliot & Chani Katz, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of his mother Chaya Nata Yehudis bas Dov Ber z”l
Aaron & Jennifer Meltzer, on the occasion of the Yahrzeit of his mother, Devorah bas Tzvi Hirsh z”l
Eric Rosenblum, on the occasion of his Aufruf

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 (glandau@earthlink.net) or by phone (718-263-5301) to sponsor S'udah Sh'lishis or to add your name to the Pinch Hitters list.

Motza’ei Shabbos Learning Program begins next week, Parshas Noach - 8:00 to 8:50 PM - followed by Pizza

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Schedule of Shiurim

Sunday, October 14:
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, October 16:
8:30 pm:  Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halachah Shiur: “Shnayim Mikra V'Echad Targum”

Thursday, October 18:
8:30-9:25 pm:  R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series


Community Beis Medrash Program

Sunday-Thursday, 8:00 pm-10:30 pm

Every Monday, 9:45 pm-10:15 pm
Chaburah on Maharal, led by Aaron Meltzer
Every Tuesday, 8:30 pm-9:30 pm
Rav’s weekly shiur :  “Shnayim Mikra V'Echad Targum”
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

The Rav strongly encourages everyone to participate for 30 minutes one day a week before or after Maariv.

Women’s League                    Every Tuesday, 9:00 pm Women’s League Weekly Tehillim Group

The fall semester of shiurim given by Dr. Michelle Levine will start on Tuesday, October 16, at the home of the Graubards.  The topic for this year's shiur series is: Study the Stories of the Torah with the Insight of the Ramban.” The semester will last for 10 weeks with a cost of $100.  For more information please, contact Rochel Graubard(718-793-9176).

Yamim Nora’im / Sukkos Hakaras HaTov

from Jay Jaffe, President:

On behalf of the Shul, I thank the following volunteers & sponsors 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 Coordinators (Brooke Baum & Adina Shapiro),
Simchas Beis HaShoeivah (Yussie Englander, Mark Frankel, Michael Salzbank, Barry Simanowitz),Teenage Minyan during Chol HaMoed (Drs. Dovid &Ilana Goldschein, QJL),  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 (מוסף, כל נדרי-מעריב), R’ Chaim Pearl
(מעריב, פסוקי דזמרה, מנחה), Isser Rosenberg (גבאי שני)R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg(פסוקי דזמרה, מנחה),
R’ David Shatz (נעילה), and Dr. Doniel Steinberg (שחרית).







Jay can be reached at cay.president@gmail.com for Shul business.



Jay Jaffe, president
                          board of directors

Alan Hochster, vice president
Yussie Englander, treasurer
Dov Nierman, 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

ADINA KATZ &RIVKA STARKMAN,Women’s League Presidium


To have your announcements appear in the weekly AYnouncements, please send the text to cay.secretary@gmail.com by Wednesday evening.
Submissions are subject to approval and may be edited for brevity and clarity.