Friday, January 13, 2012

AYNOUNCEMENTS JANUARY 14, 2012- PARSHAS SHEMOS

CONGREGATION AHAVAS YISROEL OF KEW GARDENS HILLS
FOCUSED ON TORAH, TEFILAH, GEMILUS CHASADIM AND ERETZ YISROEL
RABBI HERSCHEL WELCHER, MARA D’ASRA
AYNOUNCEMENTS
JANUARY 14, 2012- PARSHAS SHEMOS
ZEMANIM
Candle Lighting 4:31 pm Mincha Erev Shabbos 4:38 pm
Hashkama Minyan 7:15 am Rabbi's Shiur in Pesachim 3:25 pm
Daf Yomi 7:25 am Mincha followed by Seudah Shelishis 4:15 pm
Shacharis 8:30 am
Sof Zeman Kerias Shema 9:41 am Maariv / Motzaei Shabbos 5:41 pm
Weekday Shacharis Weekday Maariv
Sunday
Monday & Thursday
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday
8:00 am
6:20 & 7:30 am
6:30 & 7:30 am
Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm
Earliest Time for Talis and Tefilin for the week of January 14 is 6:28 am.
HAMAKOM YENACHEIM
Condolences to Stuart Panish on the passing of his father Harry Panish. Shivah concluded Friday afternoon.
MAZEL TOV
R' Marty & Yaffa Katz on the birth of a grandson, born to their children Yitzie & Bina Katz
Elliott & Lorey Friedman on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Rafi
Yossi & Judy Orbach on the birth of a grandson born to their children Aryeh Leib & Leah Taurog in Jerusalem.
Mitch & Lita Aeder on the birth of a baby daughter, Ariella born to their children Eli & Yael Gelernter
SHABBOS EVENTS
Seudah Shelishis
This week’s sponsors are: Elliott & Lorie Friedman, in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Rafi and Barry & Sarah
Simanowitz, in honor of the yahrzeit of her father, Henoch Reuvaen ben Dovid Meir Hacohen.
Seudah Shelishis 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 Seudah Shelishis or to add your name to the Pinch Hitters list.
Motzaei Shabbos Learning Program
Last week’s sponsor: Gitle Bekelnitzky in honor of the 9th yahrzeit of Sima's uncle Yoel Yitzhak ben Shraga Feivush z"l
Please join us in this tremendously successful program. Doors open: 7:00 pm, pizza served: 7:50 pm. Bring a friend,
bring your children or come alone. (Please be aware of when you stopped eating fleishig.) Contact Mark or Jay if you
wish to sponsor.
Rocking Horse Resort Ranch
Join us for the 16th Annual Yeshiva Winter Getaway at the Rocking Horse Ranch Resort. Just 90 minutes from the GWB, the Ranch
offers skiing, snow tubing, horseback riding, the amazing Big Splash Indoor Water Park, fun barn, three gourmet Glatt/Chalav
Yisrael meals, minyanim, shiurim, professionally run day camp, and so much more. Proceeds benefit Congregation Ahavas Yisroel.
The Ranch goes kosher from January 22 until January 26. Call: 800-64-RANCH for info and reservations or visit www.rhranch.com.
NEXT SHABBOS MEVORCHIM KIDDUSH
The next Shabbos Mevorchim Kiddush is scheduled to take place next Shabbos, Parshas Vaeira (Jan. 21). Sponsorship is $100. If you are
interested in sponsoring, be it for a Simchah or a Yahrzeit, see or call Jay Jaffe (917-488-8227) or Barry Simanowitz (718-263-1816).
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SCHEDULE OF REGULAR SHIURIM
SUNDAY, JANUARY 15:
8:50 am: R’ Eliezer Maybruch’s shiur on Tikun Hamidos
9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s chaburah on Maseches Berachos
TUESDAY, JANUARY 17:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halacha Shiur: “Common Issues in Basar Becholov part 2”
THURSDAY, JANUARY 19:
8:30-9:25 pm: R' Yisroel Benedek's shiur series
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 Maharal Chabura: “Ohr Chadash” on Purim, led by Aaron Meltzer
EVERY TUESDAY, 8:30 - 9:30 pm Rav’s weekly shiur: “Common Issues in Basar Becholov- part 2””
EVERY WEDNESDAY, 9:00 - 9:30 pm Shiur on Mussar & Hashkafa, 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 Berura, 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, 9:00 PM: WOMEN’S LEAGUE WEEKLY TEHILIM GROUP
Monday, Jan. 16 at 8:30 PM – CAY Women’s League shiur
Rabbi Yisroel Benedek will be giving a shiur for women entitled "Fine-tuning your Davening: A Workshop Tour Through the
Siddur." This 1.0 hour shiur will be given upstairs in the shul.
Shabbos, Parshas Vaeira Jan. 21 at 3:45 PM - CAY Women’s League shiur
Ilana Goldschein will be giving a shiur for women entitled "An Analysis of a Hidden, yet Meaningful Prayer" at the Goldschein
residence: 72-10 137th Street. This shiur is being given leilui nishmas Ilana's father, HaRav Chaim Yoel ben R' Yosef Zvi z"l in honor
of his yahrzeit.
UPCOMING SHUL/ COMMUNITY EVENTS
Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 8:30 PM - Ateret Seminary for Women - Monthly Shiur
Rabbi Zvi Lew will be giving his monthly shiur for women on "Selected Halachic Topics"upstairs in the shul.
Motzaei Shabbos, Jan. 28 - CAY Community Wide Teen Melavah Malkah
Congregation Ahavas Yisroel will be hosting a community wide teen Melavah Malkah with mentalists / hypnotist Marc Garfinkel.
Pizza and refreshments will be served. Details to follow. RSVP to Yaakov Katz or Yaakov Wahrman. For sponsorship opportunities
please contact Jay Jaffe or Yoni Platovsky.
Tuesday Feb. 7, 2012 at 7:30 PM - Annual Tu Beshvat Memorial Lecture
Mrs. Deena Rabinovich will be giving a lecture entitled: “Kedusha, Our Mother’s Legacy”, at Congregation Degel Israel: Main
Street & 68th Drive. For co-sponsorship please contact: Evelyn Ocken: (718) 268-0439, ocken@columbia.edu.
2012 AY Baseball Registration
Pre-registration for Ahavas Yisroel’s participation in the 2012 Jewish Community Little League season (boys grades 3–8) is almost over. For more
information contact David Kirschner at baseball@caykgh.org or go to: http://caykgh.blogspot.com/2011/12/2012-ay-baseball-registration.html,
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
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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