Parashas Pinchas – July 13-14, 2012

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SHABBOS, July 13-14, 2012 24 Tammuz 5772

Parashas Pinchas Mevorchim HaChodesh Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 7:03pm

Light Candles by 8:15pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:50pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 8:15pm

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

Rabbi Josh Blaustein will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

Rabbi Barry Greengart will speak at University Blvd.

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

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Chevra," with cholent & kugel sponosred by Wrap2Go.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Charles Karlin and Melanie & Sandy Karlin and family in commemoration of the third yahrtzeit of Sandy's mother, Katie Littman Karlin, Kayla Gittel bas Shimon Ber, z"l.

The University Blvd. Kiddush is sponsored by Leah Covel and Jim Covel in celebration of Raphael Covel's upcoming aliyah and joining the army, and is also sponsored by Shirley Sperling and Ruth & Bill Konick for the yahzreit of Abe Sperling, z"l.

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University& Nusach Sefard 8:10pm

Shabbos Ends 9:21pm


Nancy & Pesach Mehlman on the marriage of their son Shlomo to Michal Shaffer, daughter of Bronya & Gedaliah Shaffer, z"l. Mazal Tov to Shlomo's siblings Rivka and Tani Friedman, Yoni and Moshe, grandfathers Jack Mehlman and Menache Israel, to all of the aunts, uncles and cousins, and to the entire Shaffer family.


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 year-old children. Groups for Grades 1 – 4 Boys and Girls resume in the fall. 2 – 5 yearolds meet in the youth room behind the balcony from 10am – 11:15am.

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

The High Holiday forms were mailed to the Congregation this week.

Please fill your forms out and return them to the Shul office as soon as possible.

Rabbi Rosenbaum is on vacation through Monday, July 16.

Anyone who needs to contact him about a pressing matter during that time should contact a member of the office staff, who will inform Rabbi Rosenbaum. All other halachic questions can be referred to Rabbi Hyatt, 301-593-4837, or Rabbi Moshe Walter of Woodside, 301-980-8953.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, will resume July 22.

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. The Shiur resumes Friday morning, July 20.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday morning Tehillim shiur resumes July 18.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women meets at 8pm, Wednesday nights, in the small Beis Medrash, and will resume Wednesday, July 18.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men takes place on Wednesday nights at University Blvd.

Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash for Men will resume Tuesday, August 28.

Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics will not take place this Sunday.

Yesodei Hatorah – A unique skills-building program designed to give you independent Gemara proficiency Thursday evenings. Time TBA


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

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

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will meet 1 hour before Mincha, in the Beis Medrash.

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

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

Rabbi Will Yeamans – Shiur at Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

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

Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum – Women's shiur Shabbos afternoons will resume July 21, two hours before Mincha at the Koss residence, 11405 Monticello Ave.

Condolences to former YISE member Philip Weinberg on the passing of his father, Joseph Weinberg. The funeral took place on Wednesday. Shiva is being observed at 214 Oxford Drive, Savannah, GA, phone 912-344-4834.

Growing Up Jewish During the Battle of London

An intimate conversation with Dr. Gilda Haber, YISE member and author of the recently published Cockney Girl, about growing up in London at the outset and during the second World War. Program starts 7pm, Sunday, July 15, in the YISE Small Social Hall.

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Reminder: Please caution your children against climbing on the scaffolding! It may look like a jungle gym to them, but it is not. It can be dangerous. Please don't let your children roam unsupervised during this project. Please stay away from areas marked with yellow CAUTION tape.


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

Succeeding in the Workplace – Tips from Professionals – Learn about workplace professionalism before and after getting the job. Sponsored by JobLink of Maryland. Monday, July 16, 7:30pm, Cong. Shomrei Emunah, 6221 Greenspring Ave., Baltimore. Pre-registration required at

Advancing Chesed with Technology – First meeting, Monday, July 16, at 8:00 pm, 907 Hyde Road, Silver Spring. Your ideas and energy needed for a chesed group that will tap technology to organize family, friends, and community to assist those in need with meals, rides, childcare, etc. For more information, contact Melanie Karlin or Max Rudmann

Classes with Mesorah Women – Mrs. Yael Cortell, Tefilla: A Lifelong Endeavor Monday July 16, 8pm, YISE Social Hall; Mrs. Rochie Reingold, An In-Depth Exploration of the Punishment of Adam, Chava and the Nachash (Seminary Style shiur), Tuesday & Wednesday, July 17 & 18, 10am-11:30am, YISE Upstairs Beis Medrash. Free babysitting available for this shiur, reservations required.

A Week of Inspiration – The second annual Summer Seminar for men and women with the Greater Washington Community Kollel! Choose from8 inspiring and topical classes on the Beis Hamikdash and the 9 Days, or come for all! In conjunction with and located at YISE, Monday – Thursday, July 23-26 8:00 – 9:30pm, preceded by Mincha at 7:45pm. Refreshments will be served. See flyer or email us at for more information.

Hot enough for you? The recent storms and heat waves in Silver Spring have gotten us thinking about global warming. Join us Monday, July 23, 8pm at the SSJC. To explore this topic. The Kayamut Sustainability Circle presents Kara Ball, an environmental expert on climate change to discuss the science of global warming. The event is free; all are welcome.

Emergency Appeal – The Franco Foundation continuously helps individuals and families that struggle to pay for necessities. It has received numerous requests from those who suffered significant losses because of extended loss of power. Please send your generous, taxdeductible donations to: Alan Franco, 613 Bromley Street, Silver Spring, MD 20902 or contact Allan at

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? Call 1-866-zehayom for confidential help geared toward the frum community. Sponsored in part by the Yehudah Mond Foundation.

Teen/Junior Summer Kollel – Exciting classes, prizes, raffles, and refreshments! 5-6 grade boys Monday – Thursday 7:30-8:15pm. 7-9 grade boys Monday – Thursday 8:15-9:00pm, June 25 – July19, at the Kollel 10900 Lockwood Dr. Sponsored by the Greater Washington Community Kollel.

Chesed during the Nine Days for Youth & Adults – Volunteer at A Wider Circle distribution center! Receive Community Service credit sorting through toys, clothes, furniture, or whatever people donate that day, or moving or fixing furniture. Sunday, July 22 – from 11am-1pm or 1pm-3pm. For info/RSVP, contact Miriam Friedman, Where: A Wider Circle, 9159 Brookville Rd. # C, Silver Spring, just up the road from the Torah School/Girls Yeshiva campus. 301-608-3504 or email: for questions or to donate. Sponsored by the YISE and KMS Chesed committees.


Sunday, July 15 – Growing Up Jewish During the Battle of London, 7pm, Small Social Hall

Wednesday, July 18 – Senior Luncheon, 12 Noon, YISE Social Hall. Speaker: Michael Bloom, JD. Topic: "The History of Jewish Food."

Shabbos, August 4 – YISE Sisterhood Seudah Shlishit, Social Hall, 5-7pm

Kashrut Alert – Giffords Ice Cream of Silver Spring, MD, is no longer under Star-D Certification. Any continued use of the Star-D symbol is unauthorized.

Kashrut Alert – Nature Valley – Dark Chocolate and Nut Trail Mix Chewy Granola Bars. This product is not certified by the Orthodox Union. Some packages mistakenly have an OU on them. Corrective measures have been implemented.

Dedicate a window There are only a few stained glass windows left to dedicate at YISE, and the price of glass is going up. Dedicate your window before the price increase! For more details contact

Davening Times Week of July 15 – July 21, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (July 15 – July 21)

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

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



Monday – Thursday – Arcola & University – 8:20pm

HALACHIC TIMES (July 15 – July 21)

Talis & Tefillin 4:58am

Krias Sh'ma 9:34am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:51pm

NEXT SHABBOS, July 20-21, 2012 2 Av 5772

Parashas Matos/Masei Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:59pm

Light Candles by 8:11pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:45pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 8:15pm

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University& Nusach Sefard 8:10pm

Shabbos Ends 9:16pm

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