Parashas Chukas – July 1-2, 2011

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Shabbos, July 1-2, 2011

Parashas Chukas – Rosh Chodesh 30 Sivan, 5771

Earliest Candle Lighting 7:06pm Light Candles by 8:19pm

Friday Mincha (Plag) – Arcola 6:55pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard & Sephardi 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha 2 – Arcola Social Hall 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 8:20pm

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

Rabbi Ethan Eisen will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

The Shiur after davening at University Blvd. will be given by Rabbi Yitzchak Scher.

The Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Group."

The 8:45AM Main Mniyan Kiddush is sponsored by Miriam & Steve Friedman and Family in honor of their son Matan's Bar Mitzvah. and by Jennifer & Yitzhak Cohen and family in appreciation of our community and for the yahrzeit of Jennifer's father, Albert Weiner, z"l.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 8:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:15pm

Shabbos Ends 9:26pm


Miriam & Steve Friedman on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Matan. Mazal tov also to siblings, Edan and Merav Friedman, to the grandparents, Delia & Dr. George Weiss and Mrs. Sandi Friedman, and to the Uncles Alan & Danny Weiss & their families.

Faith & Gil Ginsburg on the birth of a granddaughter, Bracha, to their children Melissa & Rabbi Yosef Kalinsky. Mazal Tov also to Uncle Yale, Aunt Sahra, and Uncle Raph Ginsburg.

Sandy & Rabbi Hal Axelrod on the birth of a grandson, Ovadyah Boruch, to their children Eve & Yechiel Davis of Far Rockaway. Mazal Tov also to big sister, Nechama Leah, and to grandparents, Chava & Shlomo Davis of Brooklyn.

Rabbi Sanford H. Shudnow, who conducted the Memorial Service at the Disabled American Veterans, District of Columbia, 90th Annual Department Convention at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Washington, last month. Rabbi Shudnow is a life member of the DAV and retired U.S. Navy Chaplain, living in Silver Spring.

Time to Clean Out Lost & Found and the Coat Racks! The Shul has clothing & toys that have been left behind in the building. If you are missing something, please check the boxes in the corner of the downstairs coatroom. Also, if you have left coats hanging up either upstairs or downstairs, please take them home. They will be given away to charity if not claimed by Monday, July 18. Thank you for your cooperation.


Bais Medrash Zichron Gedaliah is on summer break.

Rabbi Zev Katz's Wednesday morning Chumash shiur is on summer break.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Wednesday evening Advanced Men's Gemara shiur for men meets one hour before Mincha at University Blvd.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara shiur for men meets Tuesday and Friday mornings, in the 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 meets at 8pm in the small Social Hall.

Linas Hatzedek – The Greater Washington Community Kollel – On account of the upcoming Three Weeks, Linas Hatzedek will begin the topic of "Gossip and Slander – Hold Your Tongue." The program is presented jointly with the YISE Adult Education Committee, Sunday mornings 9:30am, following the 8:45 Shacharis.

Gemara Basics – The Greater Washington Community Kollel's weekly Yesodei Hatorah shiur for men meets on Thursdays, 8:40pm, in the Arcola 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 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur 1/2 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha and Maariv at Arcola.

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


Talk to the Rabbi -Rabbi Rosenbaum is available by phone (no meetings are scheduled) from 10am to 11am, Sunday through Friday, barring extenuating circumstances. Of course, people can call at any time and either speak with him or leave a message. His office number is 301-593-4465, ext. 405.


Many parents and young children use the toddler room every week and rely on its contents being safe, clean, and in good condition. Many of the books and toys in it are becoming worn out and need to be replaced. If you have any gently used toys or books at home that are no longer being used and are taking up valuable space, we can give them a good second home. Please consider donating any good condition suitable items you may have, such as: Large plastic storage containers, especially with lids; Wooden puzzles; Children's books, especially board books; Easy-to-clean baby toys, such as sorting toys, pull-toys, etc; Toy trains, cars, buses, etc.; Toy kitchen items (plastic food, pots, etc.). Leah Bresler and Sarah Schoenbrun will be collecting and sorting all donations. The shul will acknowledge donations. Contact Leah at 301-593-3478 or Sarah at

It's your Shul- care for it like you would want your home cared for.


Women's Daytime Tehillim Group – 2pm-3pm, Tuesdays. For information contact Arleeta Lerner, 301-649-0552.

The Women's Group meeting at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1106 Arcola Avenue, will have an open discussion this Shabbos at 5:30pm.

The Kemp Mill Shabbos Afternoon Women's Shiur will take place this Shabbos, July 2, at 5:00 pm at the home of Yocheved Mizel, 914 Lamberton Drive. Pessie Novick, Chair of Tanakh at the Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy, will be speaking on: A Look at the Haftarah: Yiftah and His Bizarre Vow.

Online Computer Classes – The OU will offer series of online classes, starting on the dates shown: Adobe Flash Web & Mobile Development, Tuesday, July 12; MS Excel (intermediate), Wednesday, July 13; and MS Excel (beginners), Thursday, July 14. For info, prerequisites, and fees and to register (required), go to

Practice your elevator speech to get a job! Join Job Club, Thursday nights, 7:30 pm. Find out how to better present yourself, expand your network, to land work. The Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative Job Club in the YISE Beit Medrash. Contact Richard Dine,, or Cheryl Jacobsen,

Rides and Volunteers for Seniors – The Senior Connection, a non-profit serving lower Montgomery Co., provides free escorted rides to scheduled medical appointments, helps with grocery shopping and pays friendly visits or makes phone calls to share companionship. To request assistance contact Volunteer drivers also needed. Trips are typically scheduled during non-rush hours and less than 5 miles from home. For information go to or contact Marcia Custer, 301-962-0820.

The Rabbi Morris and Rebbetzin Esther Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture will take place Sunday, July 10, at Congregation Kneseth Israel, 1125 Spa Road, Annapolis. Erica Brown will speak on "The Challenge of Jewish Leadership." The lecture is free and open to the public. Continental breakfast: 10 a.m.; lecture: 11am.

Save the Date – Tuesday, July 12, Greater Washington Community Kollel presents Detective Steve Riback LVPD the "Kosher Cop" – "You Have the Right Remain Jewish!" The Kollel, 10900 Lockwood Dr. For more info email

Yeshiva Bochrim Lawn Care Service! Years of experience. Yeshiva bochrim who do mowing, mulching, weeding, flower bedding, and trimming. Please call Efraim Wakschlag at 301-437-5226 or email or call Mickey Cooper at 301-681-2669. Guaranteed to beat any price!

Helpline for Frum with Addictions – Do you, or some one you love, have a problem with drugs, alcohol, overeating, or any other form of addiction? Please call 1-866-zehayom for confidential help geared toward the frum community. Sponsored in part by the Yehudah Mond Foundation.

Don't Waste it – Planning a Simcha? Mazal Tov! What do you plan to do with any left over catered food from certified kosher stores or caterers? The Yehudah Mond Foundation can distribute your extra food with local families who have a need. To donate, call or have your caterer contact or 301-537-7158.

Reminder- Announcements are listed as space is available, at the discretion of the YISE staff. Listings for non-Shul events may appear one time if space is needed for Shul events, or may appear more often if space permits. Submissions are subject to editing for space or stylistic requirements.


Saturday July 2 – Bar Mitzvah of Matan Friedman, 8:45AM Main Minyan

Sunday, July 10 – Washington Nationals vs Colorado Rockies,YISE Social Committee at Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park, 1:35pm. Tickets $8 thru YISE Social Committee. Please contact ASAP! Seats are limited.


The Youth Minyan meets at 9:15am.

Youth Groups this Shabbos meet from 10am to 11:15am for 2-5 year-olds ONLY in the large Youth room behind the women's balcony. Groups for 1st – 4th grade boys and girls will resume in the fall.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys meets 1 hour before Mincha on Shabbos.

Kashrut Advisory -A limited number of specially marked boxes of Post Shredded Wheat contain a promotional dried fruit blend. This product is not certified by the OK Kosher Certification; it is certified by Triangle-K as the packaging indicates.

Davening Times Week of July 3 – July 9, 2011

MORNING SERVICES (July 3 – July 9)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday (Rosh Chodesh) &

Monday (July 4th) 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am* 7:30am "

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

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

Shabbos 8:45am 7:00/7:00/8:00/8:45am 8:15am "

* 8:45am on Sunday in the Belonofsky Sanctuary. All other minyanim in their regular locations.

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (July 3- July 7)

Sunday-Thursday – Arcola & University 8:25pm

HALACHIC TIMES (July 3 – July 9)

Talis & Tefillin 4:46am

Krias Sh'ma 9:29am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:51pm

Next Shabbos, July 8-9, 2011

Parashas Balak 7 Tammuz, 5771

Earliest Candle Lighting 7:05pm Light Candles by 8:18pm

Friday Mincha (Plag) – Arcola 6:50pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard & Sephardi 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha 2 – Arcola Social Hall 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 8:20pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 8:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:15pm

Shabbos Ends 9:24pm

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, July 6, at 12 Noon.

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