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
       October 13, 2012   –  Parshas B’reishis

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

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

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

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

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