Sunday, July 29, 2007

Women's Shiur this Thursday, August 2, 2007

There will be a Shiur for women this Thursday, August 2, at 8:00 p.m. in the Shul, given by Rebbetzin Yehudis Samet. The topic will be, “Verbal Whammies (Ona'as Devarim) and How to Avoid Them.”

The Shiur is being sponsored in the Z'chus of a Refuah Sh’leimah for Eta Sara bas Devorah (Mrs. Etty Blum), Aliza Rochel Bas Liba Yenta and Refoel Zev Ben Miriam.

Thursday, July 19, 2007

Tish'ah B'Av - Tuesday, July 24, 2007


Taanis Begins - 8:10
Maariv and Eichah - 9:02
Shacharis and Kinos - 8:30
Sof Z'man K'rias Sh'ma - 9:23
Chatzos - 1:02
First Minchah - 1:40
Second Minchah - 7:50
Maariv - 8:38
Taanis Ends - 9:01


2:00 p.m. – Child Appropriate Holocaust Related Videos for Girls at the home
of Shari & Steven Weiss, 75-17 141st Place.

2:30 p.m. – Rav’s Tish’ah B’Av shiur

4:00 p.m. – Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation program. Admission is $15
for adults, $10 for students. Please note that in previous years, this program has sold out quickly so arrive early.

6:00 p.m. – R’ Moshe Schwerd on “Bringing Korbanos Without the Beis

Wednesday, July 18, 2007


A member of the Queens Community is in immediate need of receiving blood and platelet donations. June Baumohl of Hillcrest is a universal recipient, which means that she may accept blood donations of any type. Platelets need not be type-specific. To donate, contact Mary Thomas of Memorial Sloan Kettering at (212) 639-3335 or and specify that your donation is for June Baumohl.
For general information regarding blood and platelet donations, go to

Sunday, July 15, 2007

Making the Case for Israel

The Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills invites you to attend the following David Project presentation:


Sunday, JULY 22ND
10:30AM-12:00 noon
by Lawrence Muscant

For more information contact:
Rabbi Yoel Schonfeld
718-261- 9723

Admission is Free

The flyer for this event can be download at:

The Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills is located at:
150-05 70th Road
Kew Gardens Hills, NY 11367

Rally on Monday, July 16, for Goldwasser, Shalit & Regev

Tomorrow - Monday, July 16th, the American Zionist Movement will be holding a rally in support of Ehud Goldwasser, Gilad Shalit and Eldad Regev. The rally will take place at 12 noon, rain or shine, at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza which is located at 1st Avenue and 47th Street.

Yamim Nora'im Seating

With the approach of the Yamim Nora’im, the time to reserve Shul seats has arrived.

We are offering a 10% discount for early reservations. To be eligible for the 10% discount, seat reservations must be received by, Monday, August 20, 2007 with a check. After that date, the committee will have the right to sell seats on a first-come-first-served basis to other members. After Thursday, August 31, 2007, we will open the sale of seats to non-members.
Women wishing to order seats after August 31, 2007 should call Ellen Cohen at

The following is this year’s price structure for the seats in our Shul, which has not changed from last year:

Member Family* - $300 per family (3 or more seats)
Single Member and Member Couple - $120 per seat
Married Children, Grandchildren of Members - $ 80 per seat
Guest of Member - $120 per seat
Non-Member - $180 per seat

*Children of members, eight years of age and older, will be assigned seats.

Shul policy states that seats in the front row of the Women’s section, along the Mechitzah, will be assigned to members and their children over the age of Bas Mitzvah.

Please note that those davening with us will be accommodated to the best of our ability; it may be necessary to move a member’s seat.

Reservation and Seat Selection forms have mailed to all memebers. It is imperative that the form be completely filled out. If a child's birth date is not included, that child will not receive a seat.

Payment of old obligations should be made before requesting seats.

Please return the complete form with payment to:
C AY % E. Cohen 144-20 77 Avenue, Kew Gardens Hills, NY 11367.

Yamim Nora’im Seating Committee

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Rabbi Baruch Simon - Divrei Hisorarus - 7/18 at YCQ

Agudas Yisroel of Kew Gardens Hills in Conjunction with
Vaad L'Chizuk HaTorah

Is Please to Invite the Entire Community

To Hear Divrei Hisorarus
For the Nine Days and Tisha B'Av from

Rabbi Baruch Simon Shlita
Rosh Yeshiva Reits

Wednesday Evening July 18th, 2007

At Agudas Yisroel of Kew Gardens Hills
YCQ Building - 70th Road and 150th Street

Mincha - 7:15 PM
Followed by a Siyum and Seudah

Rabbi Simin Shlita is scheduled ot speak at 8:00 PM

There is a nominal charge of $18 for the Seudah
There is not charge to come for the Divrei Hisorarus only

For more information and reservations for the Seudah call
Nachum Shmuel Hartman 917 681-8001 or Yisroel Blumenfrucht at 718 544-1929

Wednesday, July 04, 2007

R' Dov Berger on Suriving the Holocaust

R' Dov Berger on Suriving the Holocaust can be downloaded here.

Rabbi Welcher on Pizza, Schnitzel and Apple Pie

Rabbi Welcher on Pizza, Schnitzel and Apple Pie - can be downloaded here.

Rabbi Welcher on Amira L'Akum

Rabbi Welcher on Amira L'Akum - mp3 can be downloaded here.

Sunday, July 01, 2007

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - Women's Obligation to Bentch - D'Oraisa or D'Rabbonin? - mp3

R' Yechezkel Rosenberg - Women's Obligation to Bentch - D'Oraisa or D'Rabbonin? - mp3 can be downloaded here.

R' Yakov Haber - Modim - mp3

R' Yakov Haber - Modim - mp3 can be downloaded here.

Z'manim for Shiv'ah Asar B'Tammuz

Taanis Begins - 4:16
Daf Yomi - 5:15
First Schacharis - 6:10
Second Schacharis - 7:35
Minchah - 7:50
R’ Dov Berger Shiur - 8:10 , “Surviving the Holocaust”
Maariv 8:50
Taanis Ends 9:13