Parashas Devarim – August 5-6, 2011

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Shabbos, August 5-6, 2011

Parashas Devarim/Shabbos Chazon 6 Av, 5771

Earliest Candle Lighting 6:48pm Light Candles by 7:57pm

Friday Mincha (Plag) – Arcola 6:35pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard & Sephardi 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha 2 – Social Hall 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 8:00pm

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

Rabbi Will Yeamans will speak at University Blvd.

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

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Chevra,"

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Haimish Kiddush Group."

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:55pm

Shabbos Ends 8:59pm


Juliet & Rabbi Raphael Malka on the birth of a grandson in Yerushalayim. The Bris is scheduled for Monday.

Melanie & Sandy Karlin on the engagement of their son Raphael to Shayna Stollman, daughter of Deborah & Yakov Stollman of Woodmere, NY. Mazel Tov also to Raphael's brothers and sister-in-law, Matthew, Sarah and Benjy, and to his grandparents, Dolores & Leonard Schwartz and Charles Karlin of Baltimore.


Ruth Rochel Stokes, recovering from surgery following a very bad fall.

It's High Holiday seat time again and you should have received your order forms. Please fill yours out and send in your request soon.


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 will meet this Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.

Wheelchair Access – Plans are in place to remove the last bench in the downstairs Women's Section of the Belonofsky Sanctuary and replace it with a row of chairs. When a woman in a wheelchair is present, chairs can be removed to provide space. An announcement will follow when the project has been completed.

Starting next week, Wednesday, Aug. 10, the Arcola 6:45/55am Shacharis and Arcola weekday Mincha/Maariv minyans will take place in the Belonofsky Sanctuary.


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 will resume Friday, Aug.12.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Sunday night shiur for men will resume Aug. 7.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday night Women's shiur will meet Aug. 10 at 8pm in the Arcola Social Hall.

Linas Hatzedek – The Greater Washington Community Kollel – Due to the Three Weeks, Linas Hatzedek will continue 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, 8:30pm, in the Arcola Social Hall.

Linas Hatzedek and Yesodei HaTorah will be on hiatus from after Tisha B'Av until Elul Semester.


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 Yehoshua Levy – Shiur 1 hour before the Sephardi Mincha.

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

Rabbi Beinish Ginsburg – Shiur between Mincha and Maariv at Arcola.

Rabbi Will Yeamans – Shiur between Mincha and Maariv at University Blvd.

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

The YISE Safety Committee has placed 3 emergency phones around the Shul: one upstairs near the shul office under the sink, one near the meat kitchen under the sink in the social hall, and one in the First Aid kit under the tallesim near the Belonofsky Sanctuary. These phones only call 911.

*Save the Date: Women's Seudah Shlishit – August 13*

Please join the YISE Sisterhood for its Summer Women`s Seudah Shlishit, Shabbos Nachamu afternoon, Aug. 13, 5 – 7pm, in the Arcola Social Hall. The theme is "Sensational Summers." Attendees will enjoy pareve picnic foods while meeting and mingling with other women from the community. We will discuss the many facets of summer and those who wish can share their most treasured summer memories. A summer-themed dvar Torah by Yael Cortell will follow. Summer desserts and drinks will conclude the program. All women are welcome and encouraged to attend! We request no children under the age of 12 years old.

Sponsorships are welcome at $18 (or more). Checks should be made out to YISE Sisterhood and sent to Hedy Bauman, Sisterhood Treasurer, 1131 University Blvd. W. #610, Silver Spring, MD 20902.


Women's Daytime Tehillim Group – 2pm-3pm, Tuesdays (except this week, Tisha B'Av). For information contact Arleeta Lerner, 301-649-0552.

The Women's Shabbos Afternoon Shiur this week is at 5pm at the home of Carey Dayanim, 11601 Yeatman Terrace. Rachel Levitt Klein, MJBHA Upper School Assistant Principal, will be speaking.

The Women's Group meeting at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1106 Arcola, will have a discussion this Shabbos, 5:30pm, on the book Power of the Positive Word.

How To Stay Focused in Your Jobsearch – Come join the Job Club Thursday nights at 7:30 pm. Learn how to better present yourself, expand your network, to land work. The Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative has been helping people for years! Come see for yourself at YISE Arcola Small Social Hall. For more information, and to confirm the meeting is on for this week, contact Richard Dine,, or Cheryl Jacobson,

QuickBooks Online in One Week – Beginners and Intermediate classes in QuickBooks start on Monday, August 15. Sponsored by the Orthodox Union. For prerequisites and fees and to register (required), go to www.ou/jobs/webcasts.

Excel – Intermediate Level – Online – Series of five classes starts Monday, August 15, 11:30-1:30. Sponsored by the Orthodox Union. For prerequisites and fees and to register (required), go to www.ou/jobs/webcasts.

LinkedIn for Intermediate/Advanced Users – Free JSSA workshop on Wednesday, August 17, 1:00-2:30pm, at 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. For info, email Registration required at

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.


Shabbos, August 13 – YISE Sisterhood Seudah Shlishit, 5pm-7pm, Arcola Social Hall

Monday, August 15 – Man With the Truck, 5:30pm-8:30pm, Arcola Social Hall

Shabbos, August 27 – Bar Mitzvah of Yisroel Katz, 8:45AM Main Minyan

Save the date for the YISE end of summer barbecue! Sunday, September 4, from 4:30 – 7pm. Stay tuned for more details!

Kashrut Alert – The following Kellogg's Cereals will be changing from Pareve to Dairy and will be marked as such with the KD symbol: All Bran Buds, Cinnabon Crunchy Cinnamon, Eggo Cereal – Maple.

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

Davening Times Week of Aug. 7 – Aug. 13, 2011

MORNING SERVICES (Aug. 7 – Aug. 13)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

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

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

Tuesday- See Tisha B'Av schedule

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

Shabbos 8:30am 7:00/7:00/8:00/8:45am 8:15am

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Aug. 7 – Aug. 11))

Sunday/Wednesday/Thursday – Arcola & University 7:55pm

Monday/Tuesday – See Tisha b'Av Schedule

HALACHIC TIMES (Aug . 7 – Aug. 13)

Talis & Tefillin 5:22am

Krias Sh'ma 9:43am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:49pm

Sephardi Minyan Friday night Mincha will change from 7:00pm to 7:30pm

starting Friday, August 12.

Next Shabbos, August 12-13, 2011

Parashas Vaeschanan Shabbos Nachamu 13 Av, 5771

Earliest Candle Lighting 6:42pm Light Candles by 7:49pm

Friday Mincha (Plag) – Arcola 6:30pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:30pm

Friday Mincha 2 – Social Hall 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:50pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:45pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:45pm

Shabbos Ends 8:49pm

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