Parashas Nitzavim-Vayeilech – September 23-24, 2011

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Shabbos, September 23-24, 2011

Parashas Nitzavim-Vayeilech 25 Elul, 5771

Light Candles by 6:46pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 6:50pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 6:50pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 6:50pm

Friday Mincha Ruach Minyan- Arcola Social Hall 6:50pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the Sephardi Minyan.

Rabbi Amram Hes will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

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

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

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Bertha Blumenthal, Susan & Saul Koss in loving memory of their husband and fathers, Arthur Blumenthal, Morris Koss, and Louis Reiss.

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

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 6:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 6:45pm

Shabbos Ends 7:42pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at Arcola at 12:40am Saturday night, to be followed by Selichos at 1am.


Florence & Dr. Joel Avigan on the marriage of their grandson Natan Barzel of Jerusalem to Esti Lindenbaum of B'nai Brak. Mazal Tov to all the mishpocha.

Marion & Bernie Muller on the engagement of their son Rafi to Tova Sackett, daughter of Rhonda & Shmuel Sackett of Herziliya, Israel. Mazal Tov to Rafi's grandmother, Elizabeth Muller, and the extended Muller and Sackett families.

Judith & Rabbi Marvin Goldman on the birth of a granddaughter, Ayla Chava, to their children, Zahava & Michael Hurwitz of Washington, DC, and to Ayla's siblings, Libby Jane and Nathaniel Simon.

Elise & Ken Saks on the birth of a baby girl.


The Youth Minyan meets at 9:15am.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored in honor of the anniversary of Yonah's bar mitzvah by Sima, Richard and Eliana Soskin.

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 meets 1 hr before Mincha.


Lots of volunteers needed to set up Arcola – Move mechitzahs, chairs, machzorim, etc., for a couple of hours (or more) this Sunday, 10am to 3pm. Sign up at 301-919-5974 or, or just show up.

Order Your Lulav & Esrog from YISE online!

Go to (or call 301-593-4465, ext 401) today!

Aleph $60 Bet $50 Gimel $40

Pick up location: Eli Chai's, 2305 University Blvd W. (next to Shalom Kosher Mkt)

Pick up dates: October 9 – 12, 2011 (Between Yom Kippur & Sukkos)


Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Community Tuesday Night Learning for Men -The Learning program meets at the Boys Yeshiva this week. Learning 8pm-9pm, followed by Maariv and light refreshments. Contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Wednesday night advanced Gemara shiur for men at University Blvd. after Maariv will resume Oct. 5.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday night Women's shiur , which meets at 8pm in the Arcola Social Hall, will resume October 26, after the Yom Tovim.

Be inspired by Linas Hatzedek… and prepared for the Yamim Noraim as the Kollel studies the topic of Teshuva. Sunday mornings, 9:30am, (temporarily in the Beis Medrash) following the 8:45am Shacharis.

Yesodei Hatorah (Gemara Basics) will resume Oct. 6.

New Shiurim

Rabbi Rosenbaum will begin giving a class in Tehillim, Wednesday mornings at 11am, after the Yomim Tovim.

Beginning Oct. 30, Rabbi Rosenbaum will lead a study group for women based on the mussar (spiritual self-improvement) work "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe. The group will meet at YISE Sunday mornings at 9:30am.

For further information contact Esti Zemelman, 301-649-4485.


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 Eliyahu Reingold – Shiur between Mincha and Maariv at Arcola.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha and Maariv at University Blvd.

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

An Evening of Inspiration – Sunday, Sept. 25, 8pm, The Greater Washington

Community Kollel invites men & women to a Pre-Rosh Hashanah Symposium featuring words of inspiration and insight from Rabbi Rosenbaum, Rabbi Singer and Rabbi Walter, with introduction by Rabbi Kalman Winter, at the Kollel, 10900 Lockwood Dr.

Reserving Wheelchairs Early for Yom Tov – Borrow wheelchairs from Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington by calling 202-331-4481. Press 1 for equipment line.

High Holiday seats- Blank forms are available in the Sanctuary lobby and the Beis Medrash. Get the form to the Shul office right away! If you submitted a form and you didn't receive a letter, please contact the Shul Office on Monday, Sept. 26.


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

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

Kindergarten Girls' Shabbos Group will meet at the home of Reyut Wasserstein, 918 Annmore Drive, from 4pm to 5pm.

Pre- Rosh Hashanah Boutique and Hat Sale -Sunday, Sept. 25, 11am- 3pm at the home of Drs. Michael and Marianna Horn, 500 Stonington Road. Hats by Helen Baker, baked goods by Eden Cakes and Sunflower Bakery, Goodie bags by Lisa Stone and much more. For more information about preordering cakes and other vendors contact Rhonda, 301-681-2628 or Presented by Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington.

The Gray Advantage: the 50+ Job Seeker – Learn how to maximize your employment desirability, show your enthusiasm, and use the internet to establish a competitive edge. Monday, Sep. 26; 7:00-8:30 pm, sponsored by JSSA, 200 Wood Hill Rd., Rockville, MD. Cost $10. To register (required), go to

Adults with Disabilities – Employment, Volunteer, and Other Vocational Options. Seminar sponsored by JSSA. Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7-9pm. $10. 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Pre-registration required at 301-610-8414.

Can't afford a Lulav/Etrog? If you, or someone you know, can't afford a lulav/etrog, the Yehudah Mond Foundation will give you a set. Contact Rabbi Moshe Arzouan, 301-905-2937.

The Franco Foundation and the High Holy Days – 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

AMIT is selling New Year cards at $1.00 each. There are also Memorial cards at $5.00 each, and In Honor Of, Mazel Tov, and Bar/Bat Mitzvah cards at $3.00 each. To purchase these cards, call Rachel Pinchot, 301-754-3773, or Esther Edeson, 301-593-1468.

QuickBooks Online – One-week intensive training, October 3, 4, 5, and 6. Beginners (1:30-3:30pm) and Intermediate (7-9pm). Sponsored by the OU. More info at

Social Networking 101 – At JCA's interactive workshop, learn how LinkedIn and Twitter can help your job search. Tuesday, October 4, 10am-12noon. 12320 Parklawn Drive, Rockville. For info:

Senior Beacon 12th Annual 50+ Expo – Hold the Date, Sunday, November 6, White Flint Mall, N. Bethesda.

There are many ways to empty your filled Bikur Cholim Tzedaka boxes: 1) At the Pre Rosh Hashanah Boutique Sunday, Sept.25, between 11am-3pm, at Horn residence, 500 Stonington Road; 2) Drop it off at the Annual Teshva Drasha with Rabbi Frand Oct. 5 at 7:45pm; 3) Drop it off at the early mincah minyan on Erev Yom Kippur or 4) Schedule a pickup of your box, 202-331-4481, or


Friday, Sept. 23 – Ruach Minyan, 6:50pm, Arcola Social Hall

Wednesday, Oct. 5 – Rabbi Frand – Annual Teshuva Drasha 7:45pm

Men's Mikvah hours Erev Rosh Hashnah (SSJC)/Yom Kippur

(Wallerstein/Grays Lane) 7:30am – 3pm. For more details go to
Shofar blowing – If you are able to blow shofar or need to have shofar blown for you (at home), contact Aron Trombka at or call 301-681-3025.
Kashrut Alert – Tree Top 100% Juice – Berry bears an unauthorized OU symbol. This product contains a non-kosher component. However, this part is batul.

Corrective measures are being implemented.

Davening Times Week of Sept. 25 – Oct. 1, 2011

MORNING SERVICES (Sept. 25 – Oct. 1)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

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

Monday 5:45am 6:15/7:00/8:15am 6:00am "

Tuesday 6:00am 6:25/7:00/8:15am 6:00am "

Wednesday. 5:30am 5:30/7:00am 6:00am "

Thurs/Fri Rosh Hashanah 7:30am 7:30/7:30am 8:00am "

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

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Sept. 25- Sept. 27)

Sunday through Tuesday – Arcola & University 6:45pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Sept. 25 – Oct. 1)

Talis & Tefillin 6:12am

Krias Sh'ma 9:58am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:30pm

For complete Rosh Hashanah times, please see Tishrei Times page

Next Shabbos, Sept. 30- Oct. 1, 2011

Parashas Haazinu/Shabbos Shuvah 3 Tishrei, 5772

Light Candles by 6:34pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 6:35pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 6:20pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 6:35pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:45pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 6:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – University 5:40pm

Shabbos Mincha- Nusach Sefard 6:00pm

Shabbos Ends 7:31pm

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