Parashas Re'eh – August 17-18, 2012

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This week's Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Arleeta & Rabbi Dr. Ivan Lerner in honor of the forthcoming marriage of their granddaughter, Rivki, daughter of Alyson & Rabbi Daniel Lerner to Yaakov Lichter of Far Rockaway. Special Mazal Tov to Rivki's Great Grandmother, Dena Gerber, of Baltimore.

SHABBOS, August 17-18, 2012 30 Av 5772

Parashas Re'eh/Rosh Chodesh Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:35pm

Light Candles by 7:41pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:20pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 6:45pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:45pm

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

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

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Marina & Gregory Shmunis in honor of the aufruf of their son Misha.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Linfield family to celebrate Avrumi's Bar Mitzvah.

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 7:40pm

Shabbos Ends 8:41pm


Faygah & Jed Linfield on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Avraham Shmuel. Mazal Tov to grandparents Jack Mehlman and Esther & Dr. David Linfield of Brooklyn, to siblings Mordechai, Moshe, Tzivia, Shoshana, Gavriella, and Nechama, and to all of the aunts, uncles & cousins.

Marina & Gregory Shmunis on the upcoming marriage of their son Misha to Shira Alenick, daughter of Ofra & Menachem Mendel Alenick of Woodridge, NY. Mazal Tov to Misha's sister Esther, to Shira's siblings Chaya Rinat and Michael, grandparents on both sides and the entire Shmunis and Alenick families.

Nancy & Avi Karkowsky on their 40th wedding anniversary. Mazal Tov to their children and grandchildren.

Judy & David Stern on the marriage of their daughter Shira to Adam Rosenbaum, son of Beverly & Michael Rosenbaum of Scarsdale, NY. Mazal Tov also to grandmother Sue Stern, brother Moshe Stern & Adam's sister Idana.

Marilyn & Don Schwartz on the birth of a granddaughter, Livia Raaya. Parents are Chana Leah & Anthony Brehm of Manhattan.

Sylvia & Julius Dorfman on the marriage of their grandson.


Rivky & Rabbi Yoni Krestt and family on making aliyah.

Robin & Dr. Lawton Cooper and family on making aliyah.

Send in your High Holiday forms right away to get the seats you want.


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 Beis Medrash.

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.

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 is on summer break. The shiur will resume in late August starting Mesechta Kesubos.

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

Greater Washington Community Kollel at Shomrai! Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics will begin the important topic of "Tzedaka: Giving Charity the Right Way," Sunday mornings, 9:30am, starting Aug. 26; Yesodei Hatorah, a unique skills-building program designed to foster independent Gemara proficiency. Thursday evenings, time TBA.


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

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 will not meet this Shabbos.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha/Maariv at Arcola.

Rabbi Barry Greengart – 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 Exterior Renovation is Nearly Done – Next Phase Projects Have Begun!

As you read this, almost every piece of scaffolding is gone. A few small pieces of the exterior renovation project remain to be completed over the next week. And that leads us to the next phases of improving the YISE physical plant.

By the end of August the door frame and doors between the Social Hall and downstairs lobby will be repaired, and the doors to the Belonofsky Sanctuary surveyed to determine what repairs are needed.

In front of the building, along Arcola, the old asphalt parking lot has been removed and replaced with dirt, properly graded to avoid flooding the Belonofsky Sanctuary, and covered with grass seed. Additional drains will also be added in the coming weeks to further control run-off.

As you enjoy the improved look of the Shul building, please do your part to help fund the improvements. Just send your check to the Shul marked "Renovation."

YISE will be selling Arba Minim this year – details to follow next week.


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

Youth Groups Position Available – YISE Youth Committee is seeking a groups coordinator for YISE Shabbos youth groups held at the Yeshiva of Greater Washington for the 2012-13 school year. Excellent communications skills and experience working with school aged children a necessity. For more information or to apply, email Michael Shimoff at


Computer Training Online – Starting the week of August 19: Excel Level 1, Access Level 1, Adobe Illustrator CS5 Essentials. Sponsored by OU. Info and register at

Customize Your Resume, Get the Job You Want – Convince an employer you are well qualified for your target job. Monday, August 27. Sponsored by JobAssist. Young Israel, Arcola Social Hall. General presentation 7:45-8:15pm. Individual consultations to follow. Registration required by August 24 at

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,

Don't Waste it! Planning a Simcha? Mazal Tov! Donate any left-over catered food from certified kosher stores or caterers. The Yehudah Mond Foundation can distribute extra food to local families in need. To donate, call or have your caterer contact or call 301-537-7158.

This year you can help the deployed Jewish American troops celebrate the high holidays. Send your friends and family a special Rosh Hashana card. $18 for 5 cards, $36 for 12 cards. For cards contact, or 845-494-6410.

Join us 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.

Looking to donate or borrow? A variety of gemachs are available in our equipment, from bicycle, simcha outfits, GPS, and much more. It might inspire you to start your own. For details go to

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.


Shabbos, Aug. 18 – Bar Mitzvah of Avrumi Linfield, 8:45AM Main Minyan

Friday, Aug. 24 – Ruach Minyan, Arcola Social Hall, 7:15pm

Shabbos, Aug. 25 – Daniel Aryeh Siesser 20th Anniversary Bar Mitzvah "Do- Over," 8:45AM Main Minyan.

Monday, Aug. 27 – The Man With the Truck, Arcola Social Hall, 5:30pm-8:30pm

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

Food shopping is harder with Magruder's closed. If you need help food shopping or know of someone who does, contact or 301-593-7359. He'll try to provide or find help, in coordination with the YISE Chesed Committee.

Earn Community Service hours this school year by helping out at Shul. For details call Alan at 301-593-4465, ext. 401.

Davening Times Week of August 19 – August 25, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (August 19- August 25)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

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

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

Tues/Wed/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 (August 19- August 23)


Sunday – Thursday – Arcola & University – 7:40pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Aug. 19 – Aug.25)

Talis & Tefillin 5:36am

Krias Sh'ma 9:48am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:46pm

NEXT SHABBOS, August 24-25, 2012 7 Elul 5772

Parashas Shoftim Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:27pm

Light Candles by 7:31pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:15pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 6:45pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Ruach Minyan- Arcola Large Social Hall 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:35pm

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 7:30pm

Shabbos Ends 8:30pm

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, August 22, at 12 Noon.

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