Parashas Chayei Sarah – November 18-19, 2011

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The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Arleeta & Rabbi Dr. Ivan Lerner on the 3rd yahrzeit of Arleeta's father, Samuel Axelrod, Shmuel ben Dovid, z"l.

SHABBOS, NOV. 18-19, 2011

Parashas Chayei Sarah – 22 Cheshvan, 5772

Light Candles by 4:34pm

Friday Mincha 4:35pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the 8AM Minyan and 8:45AM Main Minyan.

The Hashlamah/Nusach Sefard Kiddush is sponsored by "The Group."

The 8AM Minayn Kiddush is sponsored by "The Chevra."

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Iris & Adam Bashein on the occasion of their wedding anniversary.

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:30pm

Shabbos Ends 5:34pm


Debby & Rabbi Barry Greengart on the birth of a new grandson, Gedalia, born to their children Laya & Eli Greengart of Baltimore. Mazal Tov also to Rebbitzen Anemer on the birth of her great-grand nephew, named after Rav Gedaliah Anemer, zt"l.

Judy & Mitch Taragin on the birth of a daughter. Mazal Tov also to grandparents Elaine & Jerry Taragin and Gail & Barry Mahler and to big brother, Yitz.

Marla & Marty Teichman on the birth of a great-granddaughter.

Mindy & Meier Kotek and family on the birth of a new baby boy! Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Gaby & Luiz Kotek and Eva & Gabor Rosenberg and to all the aunts uncles and cousins. The Shalom Zachor will be at 512 Hermleigh Road at 7:30pm.

Vicki & Jay Pollack on the birth of a granddaughter, Elisheva Chaya, to their children Shana & Noam Feldman. Mazal Tov to the siblings Avi & Rachel Binstock, Dovid Binstock, and step-sibs, Melvin and Sara Pollack, Debbie, David and Yonasan Zakar, Holly, Isaac, Nisa and Ezra Pollack and to all the extended family.

Vicki & Jay Pollack on the marriage of their children Avi and Rachel. Mazal Tov to the extended family.

Yocheved & Ari Mizel on the birth of a baby boy. The Shalom Zachor will be held at the Leiman residence, 719 South Belgrade Road, 8:30pm-10pm.


Alan Broder on the passing of his grandmother, Mrs. Shirley Robbins, mother of Mrs. Marilyn Broder, and beloved grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother of the Zwillinger, Bensimon, and Broder families. Marilyn Broder will be observing Shiva in her home, 11505 Monticello Ave. Visitors only on Sunday Nov. 20 from 2pm – 4pm.


The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15am in the small Social Hall.

YISE Shabbos groups 2 – 5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony; Girls 1st – 4th grade meet in the Small Beis Medrash; Boys 1st – 4th grade gather outside the Social Hall and walk over to the Yeshiva. Groups are from 10am – 11:15am.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Shabbos Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys will resume in the Spring.

Men's Taharas Mishpacha class: A Halachic Review with Rabbi Rosenbaum, Monday, Nov. 21, 8 pm

A Shalom Bayis Discussion for Men and Women with Rabbi Rosenbaum, Monday, Dec. 5, 8 pm.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women based on the work "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, meets Sunday mornings in YISE's, Arcola Social Hall at 9:30am. For further information contact Esti Zemelman, 301-649-4485.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara shiur for men meets Tuesday and Friday mornings, Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am. The shiur covers Gemara, Rashi, and Tosfos with a look at practical halachic conclusions drawn from the sugyos. For more information contact Aaron Branda at or Rabbi Rosenbaum.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's NEW shiur in Tehillim meets Wednesday morning at 11 am in the Arcola Beis Medrash.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men meets Wednesday night at University Blvd. at 7:30 (after the 7:15 Maariv).

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women meets Wednesday night at 8pm in the Arcola Beis Medrash.

Greater Washington Community Kollel presents Linas Hatzedek – continues with business ethics. Sunday mornings, 9:30am in the Arcola Beis Medrash.

Yesodei HaTorah (Gemara Basics) Thursdays at 8pm in the Arcola Beis Medrash.


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur at 8:15am, CANCELLED THIS WEEK

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur one hour before the Sephardi Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur meets ½ hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur at Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

R' Moshe Kasser – Shiur at University between Mincha / Maariv.

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur at 9 am in the small youth room.

Men's Kumsitz: Please join us for a melave malka of ruach and song, Nov. 26, 9 to 10 pm, at Rabbi Rosenbaum's home, 11403 Cloverhill Drive. Refreshments provided by host.

THINK YOU'RE PAYING TOO MUCH? Think you're charging too much? Come hear Rabbi Rosenbaum discuss Hilchos Ona'ah this Friday night, Nov. 18, 8pm, at the Simon home, 918 Kenbrook Ct. For this winter's Friday Night Oneg series, topics revolve around Business Halachos. Refreshments will be provided by the host family.


Women's Daytime Tehillim, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am. Contact Arleeta Lerner for details, 301-649-0552.

Kindergarten Girls' Shabbos Group will meet at the home of Nava Lebson, 11726 Stonington Place, from 3:30 – 4:30 pm.

Bnei Akiva this week will be at 3:25pm at KMS, followed by Bnei Akiva Mincha at 4:25pm. Walking groups will leave YISE at 2:55pm; returning approx. 5:10pm.

Decisions for parents – At Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington's next Eldercare program Rabbi Dr. Moshe Bleich and Eldercare attorney Ron Landsman discuss the ethical, legal and halachic aspects of situations children face when a parent can no longer make sound personal decisions. Sun., Nov. 20, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Young Israel Shomrai Emunah.

The Forgotten People of Gush Katif – Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon, Founder of JobKatif will discuss his non-profit organization's efforts on behalf of the former residents of Gush Katif and the Northern Shomron Sunday, Nov. 20, 7:30pm, at the home of Sarah & Buddy Stern, 700 Stonington Road. For more information, call Sarah, 301-593-3733.

The MJBHA PTO is sponsoring a Hat Sale/Boutique from 3-9 pm, Monday, Nov. 21 in the Ethel S. Lerner Cafeteria at the school. Proceeds will allow the PTO to conduct future programming. Items to be sold include hats, jewelry, pottery, table clothes, Judaica and more. There will also be a silent auction. Checks and credit cards.accepted.

Dirshu started Meseches Pesachim Monday Nov. 14. Join in mornings, 5:45am Monday thru Friday or evenings Monday through Thursday, 9pm at the Boy's Yeshiva, 1216 Arcola Ave. Do the mitzvah of bikur cholim! Visit people in Kemp Mill who would greatly appreciate it. Community Service points may be earned as well. For more information, contact Miriam Friedman,

Gently Used Hat & Accessory Sale – Sunday, Nov. 20 at KMS, 1pm to 4pm. All funds raised will be donated to Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington and KMS. Drop off your gently used hats and accessories (belts, purses, etc.) on Sunday AM.

Computer Training Online – The OU presents 4-part series on Dreamweaver (Beginners) and Excel (Intermediate), both starting Monday, Nov. 21. Register (required) at

The 21st Century Interview – Monday, Nov. 21, 5:30-6:30pm, the OU presents a web-based seminar with Alex Freund. Register (required) at

MJBHA Dramatic Arts Society presents INHERIT THE WIND, a play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, directed by Mrs. Rena Fruchter. Thursday, Nov.17, 7:30 pm and Saturday, November 19, 8:00 pm. MJBHA, Sylvia S. Ely Auditorium, 13300 Arctic Avenue, Rockville. Tickets: students/seniors $5 per ticket, adults $10 per ticket. For information, contact Rena Fruchter at or 301-962-9400, x5194. Tefillah Gems – Discover the true beauty of the timeless words of Pesukei D'zimrah. Mrs. Sara Malka Winter – Tuesdays 8pm at the Kollel, 10900 Lockwood Dr.


Wednesday Nov. 30 – Becker's Disposables, 2pm to 6pm, Arcola.

Wednesday, Nov. 30 – Elzee Clothing, Arcola Social Hall, 11am – 9pm

Friday, Dec. 2 – Ruach Minyan, YISE Social Hall, 4:30pm

Shabbos, Dec. 9-10 – Rabbi Dr. Yitzchak Breitowitz, Scholar-in-Residence

The Haimish Kiddush Group starts its third year in 2012. The Group would invites all YISE members join in this wonderful endeavor that has had such a positive effect on our Shul. The cost to become a member is $100. You can also choose to be setup with automatic renewal that will charge you each year for the Haimish Kiddush Group. If you are interested in joining or have any questions, contact Raph Ginsburg at

For repairs, timing can be everything – For example, please tell us about sefer holders on back of the pews that are beginning to fall apart before the bottom falls out. It requires at least three times as long to reinstall the bottom once it falls out compared with a holder whose bottom is only loose. We have volunteers who help YISE with repairs to the building and its contents. As soon as you notice something, notify Alan in the office, 301-593-4465 or

Reminder – Listings in the Shabbos Shorts are included as space is available, at the discretion of the YISE Staff. There are no guarantees that any non-Shul programs will appear. Items submitted to the Shabbos Shorts may be edited for space or stylistic requirements.


MORNING SERVICES (Nov. 20 – Nov. 26)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday/Thursday (Thanksgiving) 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

Monday 6:15am 6:45/7:35/8:30am 6:05am "

Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday 6:30am 6:55/7:35/8:30am 6:15am "

Shabbos 8:30am 7:00/7:00/8:00/8:45am 8:00am "


Mincha-Maariv (Nov. 20 – Nov. 24) Talis & Tefillin 6:07am

Sunday/Thursday – Arcola & University – 4:35pm Krias Sh'ma 9:24am

Monday-Wednesday – Arcola – 4:35pm Mincha (Earliest) 12:26pm

Monday-Wednesday – University – Maariv – 7:15pm

NEXT SHABBOS, NOV. 25-26, 2011

Parashas Toldos – 29 Cheshvan, 5772

Light Candles by 4:30pm

Friday Mincha 4:3opm

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:25pm

Shabbos Ends 5:31pm

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 12 Noon.

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