Parashas Acharei Mos/Shabbos HaGadol – April 15-16, 2011

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This week's Shabbat Shorts is sponsored by the Blitzstein Family on the Yahrzeits of Lucy's mother, Marye Benisti, on the 10th of Nisan, & Nathan Blitzstein on the 17th of Nisan.

Shabbos, April 15-16, 2011

Parashas Acharei Mos, Shabbos HaGadol 12 Nisan, 5771

Light Candles 7:27pm Earliest Candle Lighting 6:22pm

Friday Mincha (Plag) – Arcola 6:10pm

Friday Mincha 2 – Arcola Social Hall 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

There are no Kiddushes this Shabbos.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 6:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – University 6:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 6:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 6:55pm

After Mincha, Rabbi Rosenbaum will deliver his Shabbos HaGadol Drosha.

Shabbos Ends 8:28pm

See Pesach Schedule insert inside


Dalia & Jesse Kahane on the Bat Mitzvah of their granddaughter Shira, daughter of Galit & Harel Uli of Israel.

Gail & Chaim Sanders on the birth of a granddaughter to Sara & Daniel Gutman in Israel.


Rabbi Rosenbaum will be available for the selling of Chometz as follows:

Sunday April 17: University Blvd. after Shacharis

Monday April 18: University Blvd. & Arcola following the Siyum

Or call Rabbi Rosenbaum to make arrangements to sell your chometz.


Janet Rotttenberg & her children Mindy Tolchinsky, Simi Franco and Jerry Rottenberg on the passing of their husband and father, Melvin Rottenberg. Burial was Thursday. The family will be sitting shiva at the Tolchinsky residence, 11527 Charlton Drive, until Monday April 18 at 1pm. The family requests no visitors between 6pm – 7pm or after 10pm. Visitors are welcome Motzei Shabbos 8:45-11:00 pm. Minyan Schedule: Shacharis: Sunday: 8:00am, Monday: 6:45am. Mincha/Maariv: Sunday: 7:35pm. There will NOT be a Siyum Monday morning at the Shiva minyan. Those who need to attend a Siyum should daven at a regularly scheduled minyanim.

Save the Date – Sunday, May 1 – Annual YISE/KMS Yom HaShoah V'Hagvurah Commemoration, 7:30pm, at YISE, featuring speaker David Bayer. Grade 5 and older encouraged to attend. Mincha 7:10pm; Maariv to follow program

Rav Rosenbaum and the Adult Education Committee thank everyone who signed up to learn section of Tanach in commemoration of the yahrzeit of Rav Anemer, zt"l. All 133 sections have been reserved and are currently being studied. For those participating in the project, please remember to complete your section(s) by May 4, which is in less than 3 weeks. A special event is being planned for the Shabbat following Rav Anemer's yahrzeit.

WEEKDAY SHIURIM will resume after Pesach

Talmud Yoma – Shiur Monday through Thursday, small Beis Medrash, 11am- Noon.

Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Community Tuesday Night Learning for Men – The Learning program is on Pesach break. It will resume Tuesday, May 3.

Rabbi Zev Katz's Wednesday morning Chumash class, previously taught by

Rabbi Anemer, z"l, will resume on May 4.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Wednesday evening Advanced Men's Gemara shiur, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z”l, after Mincha/Maariv at University Blvd.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara shiur for men, Tuesday and Friday mornings, Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Sunday night shiur for men in Mishna Brurah meets at his home. For more information contact

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday night Women's shiur 8pm, Small Beis Medrash.

The Greater Washington Community Kollel Linas Hatzedek will meet this Sunday with the continuing topic of Hachnasas Orchim. The program is presented jointly with the YISE Adult Education Committee Sunday mornings, 9:30am, following 8:45am Shacharis.

Gemara Basics – The Greater Washington Community Kollel's weekly Yesodei HaTorah shiur for men meets Thursdays, 8-9pm, in the large Social Hall.


R' Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur, youth room behind the balcony. All are welcome.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur, resumes this Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur on Halacha 1 hour before Sephardi Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur will not meet this week.

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur 9am, upstairs behind the women's balcony.


Post-Pesach Pizza Raffle! Enter for a chance to win the first pizza out of Ben Yehuda's oven after Pesach and help the YISE Youth Department. Tickets are $10 each, or two for $18, and all proceeds go to help provide high-quality fun and meaningful programs for our children. To purchase tickets, email

Youth Groups this Shabbos meet at 10am. 1st – 4th grade girls meet upstairs in the small Beis Medrash; 1st – 4th grade boys at the Yeshiva (meet in the YISE downstairs lobby at 10am); 2-5 year olds meet in the large Youth room behind the women's balcony. 11:15am – pick up 2-5 year olds in the large Youth room and 1st-4th graders in the small Youth room.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys will not meet this Shabbos.

Save the Date, May 14 for a Women's Seudah Shlishit – Join in a Seudah Shlishit honoring all women Shabbos afternoon, May 14, 4- 6pm in the YISE Arcola Social Hall. Attendees will enjoy a "make-your-own wrap" bar and a variety of chocolate desserts while socializing with other women from the community. In the spirit of Mother's Day (May 8), bring and share your favorite Mother's Day memories as we together explore the silly and serious sides of being a daughter, a sister, a mother, and/or a grandmother. More details to follow! All women are welcome and encouraged to attend! (But we request no children under 12). Sponsorships are welcome at $18 (or more). Checks should be made out to "YISE Sisterhood," and sent, preferably in advance of the seudah so we are able to formally thank you at the event, to Hedy Bauman (Treasurer), 1131 University Blvd. W. #610, Silver Spring, MD, 20902. For more information, contact Aliza Chlewicki at


There will be a women's discussion group on Shabbos at 5pm, at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1106 Arcola Ave.

Looking for a job? Come join the Job Club, Thursday nights at 7:30 pm in YISE's small Social Hall. Benefit from networking with fellow participants, practice your "elevator speech," and more. For information, contact Richard Dine,, or Cheryl Jacobson,

Online Computer Classes – Quickbooks for Beginners starts May 2; Dreamweaver for Beginners starts May 9. For more info and to register, visit

Let all who are hungry come and eat – Help local families and individuals, struggling to make ends meet, make Pesach with a generous donation to the Franco Foundation. Mark it Maos Chittim. Mail to Allan Franco, 613 Bromley Street, Silver Spring, MD, 20902.

Chazzan Cantor Motzen and choir – Save the date! A unique and special Shabbos davening program at KMS April 29 &30, led by by world renowned Chazzan Cantor Yaakov Motzen and choir.

Federal Jobs workshop – A workshop presented by Joe O'Hare, Montgomery College, on Thursday, May 12, 7:30-9pm, at KMS. Sponsored by the Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative. To reserve a seat and a copy of the handout, contact For other job-related assistance, contact Avi Zemelman at

If you are in need of Pesach Hospitality, or you can host a family for a meal, call Sharon Augenbaum, 301-593-2336 or e-mail by April 7.

The Greater Washington Community Kollel wishes everyone a Chag Kosher V'sameach.

The Linas Hatzedek and Yesodei Hatorah programs will continue after Pesach. Gut Yom Tov!

Free jobsearch bootcamps – Kickstart your jobsearch at these popular, monthly, soldout bootcamps, run by JSSA. Learn about about the hidden job market, networking, effective resumes, and interviewing. Limited openings, so pre-registration required, 301/610-8380. Next sessions available are in : May 4-5 (Fairfax,VA) and June 1-2 (Rockville), from 9 am – 4 pm.


Shabbos, April 16 – Pre-Pesach Luncheon, after 8:45AM Main Minyan

Sunday, April 17 – Becker Disposables 11am to 6pm, lower lobby

Sunday, May 1 – Annual YISE/KMS Yom HaShoah V'Hagvurah

Commemoration, 7:30pm, YISE, featuring speaker David Bayer

Thursday, May 5 – The Hakamas Matzeivah for Rabbi Anemer, zt”l, will be in Eretz Yisrael Thursday, May 5, 11am, at Har Hamenuchos, Chelkas Harabbanim.

Shabbos, May 7 – Seudah Shlishis marking the culmination of the learning in memory of the Rav, zt"l.

Shabbos, May 14 – Mother's Day Seudah Shlishit honoring All Women, sponsored by YISE Sisterhood, 4-6pm, Social Hall

Sunday, May 15, 2:00 pm – Commemorative Yahrzeit Event for Rabbi Anemer, zt”l,, co-sponsored by YISE and YGW in memory of the Rav, zt"l (to be held at YISE).

Davening Times Week of April 17 – April 23, 2011

MORNING SERVICES (April 17 – April 23)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

Monday 6:15am 6:45am/7:35am 6:05am

Each minyan will be followed by a Siyum

Tuesday – Shabbos See Pesach Times insert

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (April 17)

Sunday – Arcola & University 7:35pm

HALACHIC TIMES (April 17 – April 23)

Talis & Tefillin 5:34am

Krias Sh'ma 9:43am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:42pm

See Pesach Schedule Insert in this issue of the Shabbos Shorts

For davening times for Pesach and for Shabbos Chol HaMoed Pesach

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