Congregation Ahavas Yisroel of Kew Gardens Hills
Focused on Torah, Tefilah, Gemilus Chasadim and Eretz Yisroel
Rabbi Herschel Welcher
March 31 2012- Parshas Tzav - Shabbos Hagadol
Early Mincha *
Mincha Erev Shabbos
Shabbos Hagadol Drasha
Sof Zeman Kerias Shema
Maariv / Motzaei Shabbos
Monday & Thursday
Tuesday & Wednesday
6:20 & 7:30 am
6:30 & 7:30 am
Friday (Erev Pesach) and siyum
For all Pesach zemanim please see
the Pesach Schedule sheet.
* Wives whose husbands attend this early (Plag) Mincha should light 23 minutes after Mincha and not before.
Earliest Time for Talis and Tefilin for the week of April 1 is 5:49 am.
EREV PESACH SCHEDULE
Thursday Evening, April 5 – Bedikas Chometz
Friday, April 6 – Erev Pesach/ Taanis Bechorim –
Taanis Begins - 5:17 AM, (Misheyakir 5:40 AM)
Shacharis – 6:10 am followed by siyum
To R' Mark & Meira Kutner on the birth of a grandson, born to their children, Rivky & Dovid Teitelbaum. The Bris is scheduled to take place Friday Morning March 30 at the Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst.
To Mark & Linda Frankel on the engagement of their daughter Chana to Dovid Lederman, son of Rabbi Baruch and Debbi Lederman of San Diego.
To Dr. Steven & Shari Weiss on the marriage of their son Ephraim to Yochved Thaler this past week.
This Shabbos, Parshas Tzav at 6:50 PM - The Rav’s Shabbos Hagadol Drasha
MOTZAEI SHABBOS – PERSONAL STORAGE CLEAN UP
Please note that this Motzaei Shabbos (March 31) our building maintenance crew is scheduled to clean out all of the personal storage bins attached to the Lavi seats in the front half of the Shul. We suggest (and request) that you remove your personal items (sefer, talis, etc.) to make this pre-Pesach task simple.
25th Annual Dinner – Sunday, April 29, 2012 honoring our Rav & Rebbetzin.
Journal Ad Deadline is April 16, 2012. Please be kind to the committee and journal chair and submit your ad and reservations now. there’s no mitzvah (maybe just a minhag) to wait until the week before.
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Schedule of Regular Shiurim
Sunday, April 1:
8:45 am: R’ Eliezer Maybruch’s shiur on Halachah and Hashkafah
9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusah Program in Berachos – will resume after Pesach
Tuesday, April 3:
8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halacha Shiur: No shiur this week
Thursday, April 5:
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
Chaburah: Maharal on Haggadah, led by Aaron Meltzer
Every Tuesday, 8:30 - 9:30 pm
Rav’s weekly shiur: No shiur this week
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 Berurah, 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.
Every Tuesday, 9:00 pm: Women’s League Weekly Tehilim Group
Upcoming Shul/ Community Events
Wednesday, April 18 at 8:30 PM – (after Pesach)
Rabbi Zvi Lew’s monthly shiur for women on Selected Halachic Topics upstairs in the shul. The entire series is sponsored by Ateret Seminary for Women
Chometz Burning Information
From our local community board, CB8:
Chometz Burning Station/Sanitation Bin Locations in Community Board 8, Queens:
- Across from the Torah Center of Hillcrest located at 171-05 Jewel/Harry Van Arsdale Ave.
- In front of the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills located at 70-11 150
- In front of the Young Israel of Jamaica Estates located at 83-10 188
- In front of the Young Israel of Queens Valley located at 141-55 77th Street. th Street th Avenue, near the parking lot.
Friday, April 6, 2012 from 6-11 AM (approximately)
In addition, remember to place your garbage out the night before for the special collection.
Jay can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Barry Simanowitz, immediate past president
Jennifer Jaffe, Women’s League President
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