Thursday, December 27

Local and other news round up - Read all about it here

Dear all,

Another newsletter with the latest!

Before taking off to your winter holiday destination, make sure to read through this update of ours:

1. START YOUR DAY THE TORAH WAY - North London - PROGRAMME FOR WEEKS OF Bank Holidays - פ' שמות- וארא תשס"ח
25th December ’07 to 4th January ’08
Location: The Biala Shtiebel at 110 Castlewood Road, LONDON N15, plenty of parking space available, take Bus 318 from Stamford Hill (outside Carmel Superstore)
Time: Every weekday from 9:20AM until 10:00AM
Also available on Kol HaLoshon: 0161 798 5500, press: 1,9,4 and follow instructions (Shiur Numbers are shown at the beginning of each line)
517, Tuesday 25th December ט"ז טבת Reb Yosef Sugarwhite שליט"א
518, Wednesday 26th December י"ז טבת R’ Ephraim Schiffer שליט"א
519, Thursday 27th December י"ח טבת Rabbi Ch. Michoel Biberfeld שליט"א, Rov of Crowland Road Shul, N15
520, Friday 28th December י"ט טבת Rabbi Shimon Hirschler שליט"א
521, Sunday 30th December כ"א טבת GUEST SPEAKER - Shotzer Rebbe שליט"א from ירושלים
522, Monday 31st December כ"ב טבת TBA
523, Tuesday 1st January כ"ג טבת Rabbi Levi Yitzchok Raskin שליט"א, Dayan of the Lubavitch Kehilla in North London and member of the ECR
524, Wednesday 2nd January כ"ד טבת Rabbi Elimelech - Immanuel Levy שליט"א, Rov of Palmers Green and Southgate Shul Hall, on Brownlow Road N11
525, Thursday 3rd January כ"ה טבת Rabbi Mordechai Fein שליט"א
526, Friday 4th January כ"ו טבת Rabbi Gavriel M. Lamm שליט"א

2. Mekadshey Sheviyi - The Weekly Leyl Shishi Drosho
Rabbi Hershel Eckstein on the Weekly Parsha
Location: The Belzer Shtiebel, 96-98 Clapton Common, LONDON E5
Language: Yiddish
Also available on Kol HaLoshon : 0161 798 5500, press 3,1,4

3. TBT - Tiferes B'nei Torah in London, log on to:

4. This invitation is from Rabbi Osher Shapiro, the Mincha Men (and much more...)
כולכם מזומנים!!! בואו וחזקו ידי הלומדי תורה
Learn Maseches Nedarim with Eli Goldman and the crew, followed by Shacharis, Breakfast and Fun...

5. Updated list of Shiurim from kol HaLoshon
A couple of announcements
a) The last 8 years of Rav Asher Arielli's shiurim are available in Yiddish, Yeshivos, Iyun and choosing Rav Asher Arielli.
b) Bnos Melochim are recording a daily shiur in Oz Vehadar Levusha by Rav Falk. They are also recording weekly shiurim and "Inspiring Lectures." They have a direct number (718) 906-6451. Other direct numbers to some of our shiurim aer listed in the attached document.
c) Dr Mordechai Rubin (Riverdale) is recording a Daf HaYomi each night at approximately 9:25 pm.
d) Rav Sender Osterlitz (New Square) is recording in Yiddish a shiur in Meor Anayim at approximately 8:50 am. He also is giving shiurim In Chanukah.
d) Mrs Faigie BenShalom gives a Parshas Hashavua shiur, relating Torah from her father, Rav Mordechai Miller, each Wednesday morning.
e) We recorded some of the Agudah Convention. It can be found at English, Press 8 for Special Topics, Press 5 for Agudas Yisroel shiurim, Press 6 for this year's convention.
f) We have uploaded 50 children's stories from Rav Meir Feldbrand in Gedolei Chassidus, Stories about figures in Tanach, Tanayim and Amorayim, and other assorted stories. More will be uploaded in the coming days.
g) We have uploaded 46 shiurim on Chanukah from Rav Yisroel Dovid Schlesinger. They are located at Yiddish, Tanach, Press 1 for Rav Yisroel Dovid Schlesinger, Press 5 for Moadey Hashana. Press 7 for Chanukah.
h) We have set up a new MP3 download kiosk in Boro Park. It is located in Gal Paz at 4616 13th Ave. The phone number there is 718-438-9414. You can come with your flash drive or MP3 player or ipod or blank CD disks. Gal Paz also sells MP3 players and blank disks. Most of Kol Haloshon shiurim are available at the kiosk. Other kiosks in Montreal, Toronto and New Square are in the process of being set up. A announcement will be forthcoming.
The greatest Hakoras Hatov for Kol Haloshon is telling others about this wonderful free service. There are still many who have not heard about us and can benefit from hearing the shiurim.

6. New Shtiebel in South Tottenham!
The new Shtiebel is now firmly established as the preferred venue for the Avrechim who want a warm atmosphere for Kabalat Shabbath - pop in and you will be impressed, not just from the Chazonim...

7. Making Aliyah Anyone?
Anyone who knows about a container departing from London, UK to Israel?
We need to send the contents of a flat to a recent immigrant. Any leads would be appreciated. Conversely, if you want to send something or some things, please let me know and I'll put you in touch - we can all save on shipping costs and help a needy family in the process.

8. The Anglo and International Jewish Desk Diary for 2008 is now out. Packed with useful information for the globe-trotting Rabbi, businessman, holidaymaker or newcomer...
Available from The Hebrew Book & Gift Centre (Mail Order available, Call: +442088020609 / Fax: +4402082111782 / eMail: or from your local bookseller.

9. New! Monthly Tehilim Cycle by eMail
If you find it hard to keep track of your daily Tehilim portion, just reply to this eMail with the word Tehilim in the subject and you will receive a PDF file every month with a daily listing.

10. Browse - learn something new, every week.

11. NEW! Kosher Web Surfing anyone? If you are interested, please eMail us, we are nearing the final consultation stages and any input would be appreciated.
The attached document details most our LIVE shiurim. An overall index will be available shortly on our web site at

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