Parashas Ki Seitzei – August 31-September 1, 2012

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SHABBOS, August 31-Sept. 1, 2012 14 Elul 5772

Parashas Ki Seitzei Light Candles by 7:21pm

Early Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 6:30pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:25pm

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

Rabbi Josh Blaustein will speak at the 8AM Minyan

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

The 8:45 AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Mehlman family in honor of Yehoshua's Bar Mitzvah. The congegation is invited to share the Simcha with the Mehlmans.

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:05pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 7:20pm

Shabbos Ends 8:19pm


Mindy & Shmuel Tolchinsky on the birth of a grandson, Menachem Mendel, to their children Sarah & Zvi Tolchinsky of Yerushalayim. Mazal Tov to the great-grandparents, Janet Rottenberg and Shirley & Yehuda Tolchinsky, and to all the siblings, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Barbara Price and family on the marriage of their long time special boarder Herschel Bacharach, son of Abby & Rabbi Israel David Bacharach of Bethesda to Gavi Berger, daughter of Siggy & Rabbi Micha Berger of Passaic, NJ.

Judy & Moshe Mehlman on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Yehoshua and to Yehudah, Herschel and Tova on the bar mitzvah of their brother. Mazal tov to grandfather Jack Mehlman and to all the aunts, uncles and cousins.

Holly & Alan Zimmerman on their daughter Shoshana's completion of her LLM (Master of Laws) degree at the London School of Economics.

Lucy & Bernie Blitzstein on the marriage of their son, Steven to Dana, daughter of Marc & Nan Fine of Deerfield, IL. Mazal Tov to siblings, Marc and Adam and to grandmother Selma Blitzstein. Mazal Tov also to the Aunts and Uncles, Rose & Saul Elbaum, Anna & Mike Scher and Adele & Eliezer Wexler and all the cousins.

Mr. & Mrs. Werner Katzenstein on birth of a great-grandson to their grandchildren Miriam & Yair Frankel of New York City.


Work has been completed on the exterior renovation of the Shul building. The new Menorah & name sign are being worked on now by the artist. As it nears completion, an announcement will be made scheduling the rededication of the building.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) Sunday morning study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, meets this week, 9:30am, in the balcony of the Belonofsky Sanctuary.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men takes place Sundays, 8:30pm, at his home. For more information contact

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Men's Gemara shiur meets in the Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am Tuesdays & Fridays. It will NOT meet this Tuesday, Sept. 2.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women meets at 8pm, Wednesday nights, in the small Beis Medrash.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men takes place Wednesday night at University Blvd. after Mincha/Maariv.

Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash for Men Tuesday Evenings at 8:00 pm in the YISE Social Hall, 1132 Arcola Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20902 – Classes and Instructors: Machshava [Jewish Thought] by Rabbi Y. Scher; Gemara Sukkah by R. J. Cohen; Mishna Berurah by Rabbi Eli Reingold; Advanced Gemara Sukkah by Rabbi M.C. Blate; Chavrusas always available. For more information please contact Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910

Two weekly programs with the Greater Washington Community Kollel here at YISE: This Sunday Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics will begin the important topic of "Tzedaka: Giving Charity The Right Way", Sunday mornings, 9:30am . Yesodei Hatorah, a unique skills-building program designed to foster independent Gemara proficiency. Thursday evenings, time TBA. For more info call 301-213-6504 or see


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur 8:15am, small Youth Room behind the Women's Balcony.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur meets in the small Beis Medrash after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur 1 hour before the Sephardi Mincha.

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

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur 9am in small Youth Room behind the Women's Balcony.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha/Maariv at Arcola.

Rabbi Reuven Kasierer – Shiur between Mincha/Maariv at University Blvd.

Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum – Women's shiur Shabbos afternoons, meets this Shabbos two hours before Mincha at the Koss residence, 11405 Monticello Ave.

The Nusach Sefard Minyan will have a meeting in the small Beis Medrash, Motzei Shabbos, Sept. 8 at 10:15 pm. The meeting will address High Holiday seating preferences for University Boulevard, as they are assigning seats for the first time.

YISE Lulavim/Esrogim Through Eli Chai

YISE will again be obtaining its Lulavim and Esrogim through Eli Chai on University Blvd. Orders may be placed through the Shul office, 301-593-4465, ext 402, by email at or on the web at You must order through the Shul to get the discount.

There will be 3 tiers of pricing/quality, as follows: Aleph $70; Bet $55; Gimmel $45. This is a modest increase in price over last year. Deadline for orders is Friday, Sept. 21.

Join the YISE Social Committee annual YISE BBQ Sunday, Sept. 2, 4pm – 6pm in Claybrook Park, corner of Claybrook and Fairoak Drives. Prices: Kids 2-8 $6 each, Kids 9+ and Adults $10 each. Kids under 2 Free. For more information or to reserve and pay, go to or contact Tuvia at 646-469-5865 or

YISE Sephardi Minyan Program

Shabbat with Rabbi Zamir Cohen

Friday night, Aug. 31, and Saturday, Sept. 1

The Rabbi's talks will all be in Hebrew.


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

Positive Word Power Women's discussion – 5:30pm this Shabbos at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1006 Lamberton Dr. Participants are requested to bring books to suggest in addition to Positive Word Power.

Do the mitzvah of Bikur Cholim! Visit people in Kemp Mill who would greatly appreciate it. Earn Community Service points! For more information contact Miriam Friedman,

Shofar blowing at your home – If you can blow shofar for others or need to have shofar blown for you (at home), contact Aron Trombka, or 301-681-3025.

Pirchei Kemp Mill Is Back! All boys in grades 1 thru 6 are invited to attend. Weekly Pirchei sessions begin Shabbos, Sept. 1, Parshas Ki Seitzei, 4:00-4:55pm in the YGW classrooms. If you are interested in sponsoring a week of Pirchei or if you want to join our email list contact Ranon Cortell or Pinchas Werner at

Join us Sept. 9 for Chesed Day commemorating 9/11 – Sponsored by YISE, KMS, and MJBHA. You can volunteer at A Wider Circle (distribution center) in Silver Spring (Session 1 – 11am-1pm, Session 2 – 1pm-3pm – limited to 20 per session) or clean up a park in Kemp Mill/ Wheaton anytime between 11am – 3pm. US students can receive community service points. For more info and to RSVP, email Miriam Friedman, and state where you'd like to volunteer, when, and how many.

Rabbi Saul Koss will speak on Jewish History and Rosh Hashana Monday. Sept. 10, 1:30pm – 2:30pm at 1111 University Blvd. W., apt. 215. Light refreshments will be served. For more information contact Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517 or Sponsored by Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington and the YISE Chesed Committee.

Learn the Laws of Techumim with Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold – Dirshu Mishnah Berurah Daf Yomi Behalacha learns the fourth volume of Mishnah Berurah. Each night one page of the Mishnah Berurah is learned, explained and practical halachic applications are discussed. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:00-8:40 pm followed by Maariv, Boys' Campus, 1216 Arcola Ave. Tuesday, as part of YISE Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash, at YISE 8:00-8:55 pm followed by Maariv. For more info contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

The ultimate kindness – Chevra Kadisha is called the ultimate good deed, chesed shel emet, as the recipient cannot return the favor. The Chevra Kadisha of Greater Washington urgently needs volunteers to conduct taharot, the process by which bodies of Jews are prepared for burial according to Jewish tradition. Opportunities are available daily. For men, contact Joel Bauman, or 301-704-6830; for women, Devorah Grayson,


Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington Pre-Rosh Hashana Boutique – Sunday September 2, 11am – 3pm at the home of Shirlee & Steven Franco, 12101 Brookhaven Dr. Hats, jewelry, shells, children's gifts, serving accessories, home decor & design, desserts & baked goods; raffle prizes & door prizes; light refreshments. For more information contact Rhonda Lehman, or 301-351-1725.

The Woman's Role in the Yamim Noraim-Hashkafah and Halacha – A shiur for women with Rabbi Eli Reingold. Monday, Sept. 10, 8:30pm at the YGW Boys' Campus, 1216 Arcola Ave.Presented by YGW Women's Alumnae Association and the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington. For more info contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

"Chizuk for the Yamim Noraim" – A Special Shiur with Rav Aaron Lopiansky for men and women at the Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash – Tuesday, Sept. 11, 8pm in the YISE Social Hall. For more information contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

High Holy Days Appeal – The Franco Foundation is an important part of our community's safety net for individuals and families unable to face emergencies and pay for basic needs. Please send your generous tax-deductible donation to the Franco Foundation c/o Allan Franco, 613 Bromley St., Silver Spring 20902. You can also refer cases to

Can't Afford a Lulav/Etrog? If you, or someone you know, cannot afford a lulav/etrog, the Yehudah Mond Foundation will purchase a set for you. Ccontact Rabbi Moshe Arzouan, 301-905-2937.

Yom Tov and Year-round Assistance – Donations to the Yehuda Mond Foundation help a growing number of individuals and families in need, year round. The Foundation's Tomchei Shabbos will send beautifully designed cards to the family or individual that you select to acknowledge donations to honor someone's simcha, yarhzeit or any other notable occasion. Contact or send donations to 812 Hyde Court, Silver Spring.

An Evening of Inspiration – Greater Washington Community Kollel invites men and women to a Pre-Rosh Hashana Symposium to hear words of insight and inspiration from Rabbis of the community. Featuring Rabbi Menachem Winter, Rabbi Yosef Singer, Rabbi Rosenbaum, and Rabbi Moshe Walter, Sunday, Sept. 9, 8:15pm at the Kollel, 10900 Lockwood Dr.


Computer Training Online – Courses beginning week of Sept. 9: Dreamweaver (Intermediate), MS Excel (Intermediate), MS Word, and Javascript (Intermediate). Sponsored by OU. Info and register at

The Right Attitude and Behaviors—from Resume to Job Offer – Learn how your attitudes shape your behavior, as reflected in your resume and interviews. Sept. 10, KMS. General presentation 7:30-8:15pm; individual consultations to follow. Sponsored by JobAssist. To register, email

2-Day Job Search Book Camp – Learn how to add "heat" to your resume, network effectively, and ace interviews. Sept. 10-11, 9am-4pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Must attend both days. Info and register at

LinkedIn for Beginners – Introduction to creating and using a profile. Sept. 12, 1-2:30pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Info and register at

It's your Shul. Take care of it the way you want your home cared for.


Shabbos, Sept. 1 – Bar Mitzvah of Yehoshua Mehlman, 8:45AM Minyan

Sunday, Sept. 2 – YISE Social Committee BBQ, 4pm – 6pm. Contact Tuvia for details, 646-469-5865 or

Tuesday, Sept. 11 – Elzee's Clothing, 11am to 8:30pm, Arcola Social Hall


The Youth Minyan will meet promptly at 9:15am in the small social hall.

YISE Shabbos groups – For the summer, Shabbos Youth Groups will be only for 2 – 5 yearold children. 2 – 5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony from 10am – 11:15am. Groups for Grades 1 – 4 Boys and Girls resume Sept. 8.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush this week is sponsored by the Youth Minyan Kiddush Group.

Davening Times Week of Sept. 2 – Sept. 8, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (Sept. 2- Sept. 8)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

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

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

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

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



Sunday – Thursday – Arcola & University – 7:20pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Sept. 2- Sept. 8)

Talis & Tefillin 5:50am

Krias Sh'ma 9:52am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:40pm

NEXT SHABBOS, Sept. 7 -Sept. 8, 2012 21 Elul 5772

Parashas Ki Savo Light Candles by 7:10pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:30pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:10pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:10pm

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 6:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 7:05pm

Shabbos Ends 8:08pm

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