Parashas Pekudei – March 4-5, 2011

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Shabbos, March 4-5, 2011

Parashas Pekudei, Shabbos Shekalim 29 Adar 1, 5771 Light Candles 5:45pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 5:45pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 5:45pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at University Blvd. this Shabbos.

See Kollel program schedule for 8AM and 8:45AM Minyan speakers.

The Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard Kiddush is sponsored by Ruth Rochel & Yitz Stokes in honor of their 20th Anniversary.

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Taragin family in honor of the 23rd anniversary of Mitch's Bar Mitzvah and the Yahrzeit of, Azriel Taragin, Azriel ben HaRav Menachem Mendel, A"H.

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

There will be a Mevorchim Hachodesh Kiddush this Shabbat at University Blvd.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:40pm

Shabbos Ends 6:45pm


Mindy & Shmuel Tolchinsky on the birth of a grandson, Yaakov, to their children Sarah & Zvi Tolchinsky of Yerushalayim. Mazal Tov to greatgrandparents Janet & Mel Rottenberg and Shirley & Yehuda Tolchinsky, to brothers Avraham Asher and Mordechai, and to all the aunts, uncles and cousins.

Miriam & Jeff Zuckerman on the birth of a new grandson, born in Jerusalem to their children Tzivi & Yitzie Zuckerman.

Lewis Sosnowik on the birth of a great-grand daughter, Leah Miriam Haar. The parents are Dr. Dora Chana & Josh Haar of Oceanside, NY. The grandparents are Susan & Michael Sosnowik of Lawrence, NY.

Barbara & Michael Blaustein on the engagement of their son Ezra to Adina Borg, daughter of Zena & Solomon Borg of Brooklyn.


Ellen Singer and family on the passing of her father, Joshua Greenspon. Burial took place in Israel. Shiva started in Israel and will continue at the Singer home, 14 Yeatman Court, Silver Spring until Sunday morning.


YISE Adult Education Committee welcomes the Greater Washington Community Kollel to YISE this Shabbos. See details inside on page 2

Trivia Night – The YISE Social Committee invites you to a fun night of general knowledge trivia in the Arcola Social Hall, Motzei Shabbos, March 26. Bring a team of 4-6 people to compete for great prizes and the title of "YISE Trivia Master." $5 per person. Contact Allison Lazar for questions

The YISE Adult Education Committee welcomes The Greater Washington Community Kollel this Shabbos:

Rosh Kollel, Rabbi Menachem Winter;
Rabbi Dovid Brotsky
Rabbi Yisroel Glassberg
Rabbi Shmuel Leigh
Rabbi Avraham Sussman

The Kollel Rabbis will be speaking on Shabbos at the following minyanim:

8:45 a.m. Minyan – Rabbi Menachem Winter

8:00 a.m. Minyan – Rabbi Avraham Sussman


Between Mincha and Maariv – Rabbi Menachem Winter
Taking the Wraps Off Mishloach Manos – A Halachic Perspective

Please join us at the following additional programs:

Friday Night Oneg Shabbos – 8:30 PM
Bilvavi Mishkan Evneh – Erecting a Mishkan in Our Hearts
Rabbi Yisroel Glassberg
Home of Ahuva & Yaakov Lipman (11704 Fulham Street)

Women's Seudat Shlishit in conjunction with Moreshes Aviva
Shabbos afternoon – 3:45 PM
Purim: Discovering the Esther within Ourselves
Mrs. Sara Malka Winter
Home of Zehava Atlas
(Warwick Apartments #202, no children)

It's your Shul! Treat it the way you'd want your home to be treated.

Siyum Tanach in Honor of Rav Anemer, zt"l, on his Yahrzeit – The YISE Adult Education Committee is coordinating the effort, which will culminate with a Siyum Tanach, around the time of the Rav's yahrzeit, Rosh Chodesh Iyar (May 5). The Committee has divided the Tanach into 133 sections. You may sign up online at, or call Bob Levi, 301-593-2399, to register for a particular section. Individuals, couples, families, or chavrusas can sign-up for one or more of the Tanach sections to study. You are encouraged to learn a section of Tanach that you have yet to learn, or study a favorite section with the assistance of a new commentary. Within only a few days of the online signup being posted, almost 1/3 of the sections have already been claimed — so act now!

March 7 Pre-Purim program from Bikur Cholim and the YISE Chesed Committee – Rabbi Koss will speak on topics in Jewish history from 1:30pm – 2:30pm at 1121 University Blvd. W., apt. 519 (Mrs. Marion Baras's apartment). From 2:30pm – 3:00pm Marion will play music in honor of Purim. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Miriam Friedman – 301-754-1517,

"Purim Hang-ups: The Hanging of Haman," A Shiur by Rabbi Aaron Lopiansky. Presented by Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah & The Yeshiva of Greater Washington. 8pm, Tuesday, March 8, in the YISE Belonofsky Sanctuary. Open to the Men and Women of the community.

The Tile is Complete! Enjoy the new tile installed in the lobby of the Belonofsky Sanctuary and the new carpet inside the Sanctuary.


Talmud Yoma – Shiur Monday thru Thursday, small Beis Medrash, 11am-12 Noon.

Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Community Tuesday Night Learning for Men – in the YISE small Social Hall. Learning 8pm-9pm, followed by Maariv and light refreshments. Five shiurim & chavrusas. Contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

Rabbi Zev Katz's Wednesday morning Chumash class, previously taught by

Rabbi Anemer, z"l, meets Wednesdays, 11am in the small Beis Medrash at Arcola.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Wednesday evening Advanced Men's Gemara shiur, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, 7:30pm, after Maariv at University Blvd.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara shiur for men, Tuesday and Friday mornings, Arcola 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 8pm, Small Beis Medrash.

The Greater Washington Community Kollel Linas Hatzedek program is presented in conjunction with the YISE Adult Education Committee on Sunday mornings, 9:30am, following the 8:45am Shacharis.

Gemara Basics – The Greater Washington Community Kollel's weekly Yesodei HaTorah shiur for men meets on Thursdays, 8-9pm, in the Small Social Hall. For information, email

Rose & Bernard Singer Megilla Reading Program – Do you or someone you know need Megilla read to you? Volunteers are also needed who can lein it. No one should miss out because of inability to get to shul, due to illness, infirmity or other reason. Please contact or 301-593-1193.


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's shiur is on hiatus through March 12. It will resume 3/19.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Alshich on the Parsha 45 minutes before Sephardi Mincha.

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

Rabbi Menachem Winter – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

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

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


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

Youth Groups this Shabbos meet at 10am in all the regular places. Pick up the 2-5 year olds in the large Youth room and the 1st-4th graders in the small Youth room.

Dor L'Dor – The YISE Youth Department invites the entire community to the final Dor L'Dor of the season, Motzei Shabbos, March 5. Join us in the Arcola Social Hall at 7:45pm for family chevrusah-style learning, delicious pizza, cool prizes, and a special treat. We will be holding the Grand Prize Raffle for all those that participated this year, concluding the Dor L'Dor series until next fall. You must be present to win the grand prize. This Dor L'Dor is sponsored by Star & Leonard Miller in honor of their grandchildren.

Purim Carnival! The YISE Youth Department presents our annual Purim Carnival Extravaganza, in the Arcola Social Hall, Motzei Shabbos, March 19. Join us for a family-friendly Megillah reading, followed by games, treats, and prizes! To sponsor this program or volunteer to help, email More details to follow.

Be Safe while Walking at Night – YISE Youth Committee now has reflective belts available for sale, at the price of $9 per belt or 3 belts for $25. To purchase your belt or for more information, contact Michael Ravin, 301-681-0233 or

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys will meet this Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.
A Shloshim for Rabbi Zecharya Mines, z"l, will take place, iy"h, on Saturday evening, March 12, at 9:00 p.m. in the Belonofsky Bais Medrash of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington. Rabbi Mines, a brother-in-law of Rabbi Anemer, z"l, was a greatly influential rebbi at the Yeshiva in its early years, and also was the Baal Musaf on Yamim Noraim at YISE for several years. This gathering is being planned for former talmidim and friends in the DC-Baltimore area, in addition to one on Thursday evening, March 10, in Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim in Queens, NY. For further info e-mail

Gemachs – Visit to find out about area gemachs, where you can donate or borrow items, ranging from children's equipment to simcha clothes.


Community programs are listed as space is available, at the discretion of the YISE staff. There are no guarantees. Submissions are subject to editing for space or stylistic requirements. YISE events have priority.

Snif Bnei Akiva will be at KMS this week at 4:30pm. The walking group will leave from YISE at 4:00pm. See you all then!!

4-year-old Girls Shabbos Group will meet this Shabbos, March 5, at the home of Gila Bloch, 1708 Arcola Ave, from 4pm – 5pm. Please pick up between 5 – 5:10 pm.

Shabbos Group for 4th grade girls will meet at the home of Merav Friedman, 903 Holborn St., 3pm – 4:30pm.

Shabbos group for 2nd grade girls will meet this Shabbos at the Fuchs home, 11722 Fulham St., from 4-5pm.

Beautiful Purim cards – AMIT is again selling beautiful Purim cards, just $2 each. Call Esther Edeson, 301-593-1468, or Rachel Pinchot, 301-754-3773. Amit also sells Memorial cards ($5), as well as All Occasion, Mazel Tov, and Bar/Bat Mitzvah cards ($3). All proceeds are used to fund AMIT educational programs in Israel.

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

Camp Shalom is registering now with early bird specials – Camp sessions include all-around programs, a sports specialty boys program, an art specialty girls program, and new LIT and CIT programs for grades 7-9. Most affordable allinclusive fees in the area. Full session and weekly options available. For children entering grades K-9 at the Yeshiva. Check us out and register: or call 301-962-5111 ext 1518.

The Girls Yeshiva Production 2011 – Sunday, March 6, 3pm, and Monday, March 7, 7pm- A Golden Heart : The Tale of a Golden Ticket and a Pure Heart. Performances in the MJBHA Auditorium. Also accepting ads and personal message for the Playbill. Call/Email in your orders to reserve tickets (at reduced in-advance ticket prices) or place ads: or 301-962-5111, ext. 1407. For women only.

Hello, my name is – Face-to-Face Networking. Monday, March 7, 6:30-8:00 pm. Organized by JSSA, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Tracy Wade, President of a recruitment and employment search firm, Hire Power, LLC runs this free workshop that polishes a key skill for your jobsearch. Learn comfortable "mustdo" strategies for successful networking results in today's competitive job market. Pre-registration required because of limited space; go to

Flyers should be black & white – Many organizations email their publicity to YISE for the Shabbos Shorts. Some also email flyers to be posted on the Bulletin Boards. If your flyer is in color, please make sure your designer put it together to look good and legible in black & white. We are not responsible for making color copies.

Don't miss Rabbi Paysach Krohn – Project Inspire invites the community to an evening of inspiration with Rabbi Paysach Krohn, Motzei Shabbos, March 12, 8:45pm in the Belonofsky Sanctuary at YISE. Free of charge, men and women welcome. Sponsorships opportunities available. For more information contact:

JTC 3 on 3 Guys Basketball Tournament – March 12, 8-11pm (Grades 9-12) March 13, 2-5pm (Grades 7-8). Refs & Trophies • Maximum 4 players per team. Yeshiva Gym, 2010 Linden Lane. Halftime "show" with contests and prizes. $10 per person – Tourney t-shirt, Gatorade, and raffle included. Online registration and details: or 301-649-7077, ext. 1518. Parents: Join us at 8:20 or 2:10 for a short info session about JTC and receive a $25 discount and a chance to win an additional $100 off session rates for JTC this summer!

YISE members living in University Towers who need help with food shopping, especially in bad weather, contact, 301-593-7359. Chevra Kaddisha Zayin Adar Lunch – Sunday, March 13, 10:30am – 12:30pm at YISE. $15 per person for dairy lunch. Reservations required. Contact or for more information.

10th Annual Purim Yahrzeit shiur in memory of Jane Axelrod (Raizel bas Simcha) on Purim, Sunday, March 20, 10:30am in the G Level Party Room at 1121 University Blvd W. (University Towers). There will be someone in the lobby to let you in the Arcola entrance if you arrive between 10:15 and 10:25. The shiur ends at 11:00.

Tomchei Shabbos – Do you know individuals or families who can't afford food for Shabbos or Yom Tov? The Yehuda Mond Foundation will arrange for confidential local food deliveries. Contact Rabbi Moshe Arzouan. For more information on the Foundation, and how to provide much-needed tax-deductible support to this project, visit

Helpline for Addictions – Do you, or some one you love, have a problem with drugs, alcohol, compulsive gambling, overeating, pornography, or any other form of addiction? Please call 1-866-Zehayom (866-934-2966) for confidential help geared toward the frum community. Sponsored in part by the Yehudah Mond Foundation.

Honor your friends with Purim donations – The Franco Foundation is an essential part of our community's safety net. Your donations for matanot la'evyonim will be distributed on Purim and will help individuals and families pay for basics — food, clothing, and shelter. Please help with your generous taxdeductible donation to the Franco Foundation, c/o Allan Franco/613 Bromley Street/Silver Spring, MD 20902.

Looking for a job? Come join the Job Club, Thursday nights at 7:30 pm in YISE's small Beis Medrash. Benefit from networking with fellow participants, practice your "elevator speech", and more. For more information, contact Richard Dine,, or Cheryl Jacobson, We need to hear from you, at, if you have job leads or can provide information about your occupation.

YISE rents space in the Parkland Pool parking lot behind the Shul. Please park there. If you use Shopping Center parking you may be towed.

Sports and Adventure/Extreme Trip camp – JTC is the only camp of its kind for Jewish high school boys in the Greater Washington area. Based at the Yeshiva, June 21-July 15, this action-packed program includes sports clinics and league play, trips such as paintball, wilderness hiking, a sports complex lock-in and more, as well as the chance for the teen to explore his own Jewish journey. Affordable all-inclusive price includes breakfast, trips, programs and daily Gatorade. For boys ages 13-18 (entering grades 8-12).Online registration and additional information: or 301-962-5111, ext 1518.

Year-round Assistance and Matanos L'evyonim – Donations to the Yehuda Mond Foundation and the Tomchei Shabbos of Greater Washington help individuals and families in need, year round, and are a meaningful way to both honor friends and relatives and to celebrate simchas. The Tomchei Shabbos has beautifully designed cards that they will send to the family that you select in order to acknowledge donations made by you honoring someone's Bar or Bas mitzvah, yarhzeit or any other notable occasion. Purim cards are also now available and the Foundation will be distributing donations on Purim day to local families in need so that you can both fulfill the mitzvah of matonos l'evyonim as well as allowing these needy families to enjoy a proper Purim seudah. For more information, or to purchase cards, contact the Yehuda Mond Foundation,

Lose Inches Quickly – An aerobics class for women will meet Tuesday evenings from 8:30-9:30 pm at 1111 University Boulevard West, apt. 217 . Contact Stella Levy, 240-899-7720 or stellalevy@yahoo. com to register.

Kemp Mill Chesed Meals Website! Jewish Kemp Mill community members are invited to join a community calendar site designed to make planning chesed meals and handling other needs efficient and convenient. If you can make kosher meals for those in need or need meals yourself after birth of a baby, an illness, injury, death or other reason, visit or contact a coordinator (Jen Green, Sarrit Kovacs, Elinor Litwack, Stephanie Frumkin, Amy Mizrahi, or Sharon Shimoff).

Mezuzot Doctor – Have your Mezuzot checked by an experienced sofer certified by the Star-K of Baltimore. In accordance to Halacha, Mezuzot are to be checked twice every seven years. Home visits can be arranged; the cost is $8 dollars per Mezuza delivered to the office. By appointment only, 240-423-8810, 609 Hyde Rd. Rabbi Yehoshua Levy.

Bikur Cholim Purim Cards – Last year BCGW raised approximately $4,000 from the sale of Purim cards. This money helps insure that Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington can continue its mission- helping the sick, the elderly and their families in the Greater Washington Jewish Community. Please help! To order cards call Hope at 301 622-4404.

Purim is coming! Send beautiful mishloach manot to friends and family out of town. Beautifully packaged and sent with your personal greeting! $40 will mail it anywhere in the U.S. $36 – for pickup only. Contact the Torah School PTA, c/o Aviva Rosen 240-620-6880 or for more details and to order!

The Yeshiva of Greater Washington Girls Division's Knitting and Crocheting club makes hats for sick children and teenagers in local hospitals. They appreciate any donations of yarn and needles. Contact at


Saturday, March 5 – Greater Washington Community Kollel Shabbaton

Saturday, March 5 – Dor L'Dor, 7:45pm, Arcola Social Hall

Monday, March 7 – The Man With the Truck, 5:15pm-8:30pm, Social Hall

Monday, March 7 – Becker Disposables, 4:30pm-8:30pm, Downstairs Lobby

Tuesday, March 8 – "Purim Hang-ups: The Hanging of Haman," Rabbi Aaron

Lopiansky. 8pm, Belonofsky Sanctuary

Shabbos, March 12 – Aufruf of Ari Price, Hashkamah Minyan, Belonofsky Sanctuary

Monday, March 14 – YISE Board Meeting, 8pm, Small Beis Medrash

Shabbos, April 1-2 -Rabbi Dr. Barry Freundel, Scholar-in-Residence


YISE Nursery Purim Cards -Support YISE Nursery by ordering beautiful, full color, glossy Purim cards featuring our own community's children! 3 cards for $6; 10 cards for $18; 20 cards for $36; 30 cards for $54; 40 cards for $72. Envelopes included! E-mail with your name, phone number and number of cards ordering. Call Lianne Heller, 301-593-7365, with questions. Cards now available for pickup from shul office or YISE Nursery.

Camp Shomrai Summer 2011 is open for registration now! Let your child enjoy a summer of exploration and adventure in the safe and nurturing environment of a camp for nursery aged children only. Our counselors are experienced teachers who will bridge the school year with fun, learning and growth. Call Lianne Heller for more information, 301-593-7365.

Davening Times Week of March 6 – March 12, 2011

MORNING SERVICES (March 6 – March 12)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday (Rosh Chodesh) 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

Monday (Rosh Chodesh) 6:10am 6:35/7:35**/8:30am 6:00am "

Tues./Wed./Fri. 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 "

*Nusach Sefard Minyan ** Belonofsky Sanctuary

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (March 6 – March 10)

Sunday – Arcola & University – 5:55pm

Arcola Monday – Thursday – 5:55pm

University – Maariv only Monday – Thursday 7:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (March 6 – March 12)

Talis & Tefillin 5:42am

Krias Sh'ma 9:21am

Mincha (Earliest) 12:50pm

Next Shabbos, March 11-12, 2011

Parashas Vayikra 6 Adar 2, 5771 Light Candles 5:52pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 5:55pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 5:55pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:50pm

Shabbos Ends 6:52pm

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday March 9, at 12 Noon.

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