Friday, May 04, 2012


CONGREGATION AHAVAS YISROEL OF KEW GARDENS HILLS FOCUSED ON TORAH, TEFILAH, GEMILUS CHASADIM AND ERETZ YISROEL RABBI HERSCHEL WELCHER, MARA D’ASRA AYNOUNCEMENTS MAY 5, 2012- PARSHIYOS ACHAREI MOS/KEDOSHIM ZEMANIM Candle Lighting 7:37 pm Early Mincha * Mincha Erev Shabbos 6:08 pm 7:44 pm Hashkama Minyan 7:15 am Rabbi's Shiur 5:00 pm Daf Yomi 7:25 am Mincha 6:00 pm Shacharis 8:30 am Maariv / Motzaei Shabbos 8:47 pm Sof Zeman Kerias Shema 9:20 am Weekday Shacharis Weekday Maariv Sunday Monday & Thursday Tuesday & Wednesday 8:00 am 6:20 & 7:30 am 6:30 & 7:30 am Sunday-Thursday 9:30 pm * 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 May 6 is 4:58 am. MAZAL TOV Aharon & Jennifer Meltzer on the birth of a baby boy to their daughter and son-in-law, Chana & Ari Mintz in Israel. R' Baruch & Suzy Gottesman on the birth of a granddaughter, born to their son & daughter-in-law, Yitzi & Nomi Gottesman. Eddie & Sarah Sherman on the birth of a grandson, born to their daughter and son-in law, Matis and Tzippy Hollander. The Shalom Zachar will take place in the Sherman home, 144-22 72nd Road starting at 9:00 PM. HAKARAS HATOV To the Dinner Committee members for their extraordinary efforts in making this year's dinner an especially successful one. Rabbi Shaya Cohen for the eloquent speech that he delivered at the dinner. NEXT SHABBOS MEVORCHIM KIDDUSH The next Shabbos Mevorchim Kiddush is scheduled to take place on Shabbos, Parshiyos Behar/Bechukosai, May 19. Sponsorship is $100. If you are interested in sponsoring, whether for a Simchah or a Yahrzeit, see or call Jay Jaffe (917) 488-8227 or Barry Simanowitz (718) 263-1816. SHABBOS EVENTS SPECIAL LAINING For those traveling to Israel next week, there will be a Special laining of parshat Emor downstairs in the shul at 6:00 PM this Shabbos. - PAGE 2 - SCHEDULE OF REGULAR SHIURIM SUNDAY, MAY 6: 8:45 am: R’ Eliezer Maybruch’s shiur on Halacha and Hashkafa 9:30 am: R’ Yechezkel Rosenberg’s Chavrusah Program in Berachos TUESDAY, MAY 8: 8:30 pm: Rabbi Welcher’s Weekly Halacha Shiur: Inyanei Lag Baomer THURSDAY, MAY 10: 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 on Emunah - Chaburah led by Aaron Meltzer EVERY TUESDAY, 8:30 - 9:30 pm Rav’s weekly shiur: Inyanei Lag Baomer 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. WOMEN’S LEAGUE EVERY TUESDAY, 9:00 PM: WOMEN’S LEAGUE WEEKLY TEHILIM GROUP This Shabbos, May 5th at 5:30 PM - CAY Women's League Shiur Ettie Lapp will be giving a shiur entitled "Perspectives on Ahavas Yisroel" at the home of Gitle Bekelnitzky, 147-09 72nd Drive. The shiur is being dedicated l’ilui nishmas Gitle's father, Zev ben Efraim z"l on the occasion of his yahrzeit. Wednesday, May 9th at 8:30 PM Ateret Seminary for Women presents Rabbi Zvi Lew on Selected Halachic Topics, upstairs in the shul. UPCOMING SHUL & COMMUNITY EVENTS Tuesday, May 8 at 8:00 PM - Echo Institute for Health will hold its annual Queens tea at the home of Mrs. Lisa Reichmann, 82-36 Beverly Rd. Kew Gardens. Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner will be speaking about “Keeping Up When You Are Down”. This program is for women. Zvi & Batya Fishman will be honored at the annual Yeshiva Kesser Torah breakfast on Sunday, May 20. Please contact Eddie Sherman by email:, to participate in a group ad from CAY. CAY Dinner Speeches can be found by going to: Jay can be reached at for Shul business. JAY JAFFE, PRESIDENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS ALAN HOCHSTER, VICE PRESIDENT YUSSIE E’NGLANDER, 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 To have your announcements appear in the weekly AYnouncements, please send the text to by Wednesday evening. Submissions are subject to approval and may be edited for brevity and clarity