Parashas Shemos – January 13-14, 2012

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SHABBOS, JANUARY 13-14, 2012

Parshas Shemos – 19 Teves, 5772

Light Candles by 4:49pm

Friday Mincha 4:50pm

Rabbi Ethan Eisen will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

R' Pinchas Werner will speak at the 8:45AM Main Minyan.

Rabbi Ivan Lerner will speak at University Blvd.

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

The 8 AM Kiddush is co-sponsored by the Sicherman Family, in honor and memory of the first yahrzeit of their beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Dr. Harvey Sicherman, Zvi ben Yitzchak, zt"l, and co-sponsored by Teanna & Jonah Mainzer on the birth of their daughter, Lillian Yaffa.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Karen & Howard Schulman, Adina & Stan Salomon and family, and Tali Schulman on the occasion of the 10th yahrtzeit of Sherrie Schulman, z"l (Sarah Leah bas Avrohom Dov).

The University Blvd. Kiddush is sponsored by Leah & Jonathan Bresler on the Aufruf of their son, Amishav, and forthcoming marriage to Aviva Gittleman, daughter of Dr. & Mrs. Neal Gittleman.

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:45pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:45pm

Shabbos Ends 5:53pm


Yehudis & Rabbi Moshe Arzouan on the birth of a girl. Mazal Tov also to grandparents Yocheved & Rabbi Haim Arzouan and Ruth & Bill Konick, and great-grandfather Marvin Konick.

Yaffa & Rabbi Tzvi Klugerman on the engagement of their daughter Sarit to Tuvia Newman of Beit Shemesh.

Rabbi Rosenbaum is on vacation through January 22. Rabbi Hyatt, Rabbi Reingold (until the 18th), and Rabbi Kreiser of Rockville (301-461-8039) have kindly agreed to make themselves available for shaalos during that time. Anyone needing to discuss an urgent matter with Rabbi Rosenbaum should contact a member of the office staff, who will notify him.


The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15am in the small Social Hall.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is being sponsored by the Isser family in memory of Rene's father, Chaim ben Yehudah, and Rene's grandfather, Yehudah ben Gedaliah David; grandfather and great-grandfather of David, Yonatan, Ariel and Eitan.

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. Please pick your child(ren) up promptly.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women, based on the work "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, will meet next on Sunday, January 29.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men will meet next on January 29 on Sunday night at his home. For more information contact

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Men's Gemara shiur will resume on Tuesday morning, January 24, in the 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 information contact Aaron Branda at or Rabbi Rosenbaum.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's shiur in Tehillim will meet next on Wednesday morning, January 25, at 11 am in the Arcola Beis Medrash.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men meets Wednesday night at University Blvd. at 7:30 (after the 7:15 Maariv).

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women will meet next on Wednesday morning, January 25, at 8pm in the Arcola Beis Medrash.

Greater Washington Community Kollel Linas Hatzedek – Sunday morning at 9:30am has begun a new topic in Business Ethics. Learn about the Mitzva to Patronize a Jewish Business. Discover its application and scope.

Yesodei HaTorah (Gemara Basics) Thursdays, 8pm in the Arcola Social Hall.


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

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur will resume in February.

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

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha Shiur will meet ½ hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Yitzchak Scher – Shiur at Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

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

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

Sulam presents "Living a Jewish Life with ADHD and an Autism Spectrum Disorder", featuring Ms. Beth Greene Perera and Sulam Psychologist Dr. Rachel Ravin. On Sunday, January 29, 8:00 pm at YISE. Sulam is sponsoring the program in honor of Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month. The event is co-sponsored by YISE.


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

Kindergarten Girls' Shabbos Group will meet on January 14 at the home of Chani Namrow, 6 Fulham Ct, from 4:00 – 5:00 pm.

Snif will be at KMS at 3:35 followed by mincha at 4:35. Walking groups leave YISE at 3:05.

The Rotating Rebbe Shiur invites anyone interested in joining as the Shiur continues Masechet Kiddushin on Shabbos at 10:55 AM (after the 8AM kiddush) in the Yeshiva. We welcome men of all backgrounds.

Tweet Your Way to a New Job – This JSSA-sponsored workshop will explain how to set up a Twitter account, build your Twitter followers, and use Twitter in your job search. Wednesday, January 25, 7-8:30pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. More info and register at

Computer Training on Line – The OU will offer online training for beginners in HTML (starting Jan. 17), Java Script (Jan. 17), and Excel (Jan. 23). More info and register at

The Mikvah Emunah Society of Greater Washington, Inc. (M/ES), invites the entire community to attend the annual meeting for the election by the membership of officers and trustees, on motzei Shabbos, January 28, 8 p.m. at the Kemp Mill Synagogue. Guest speaker: Rabbi Eli Reingold. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Yitz Kasdan at

The Yahrzeit for Rabbi Wiener is coming up on Adar 11 (3/5/12) just before Purim. Please be sure to finish any Mishnayos by then. You may call his son, Dovid (845) 270-4954, to verify which Mishnayos you agreed to.

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

Rides and Volunteers for Seniors – The Senior Connection, a non-profit organization that serves lower Montgomery County, provides free escorted rides to scheduled medical appointments, helps with grocery shopping and pays friendly visits or makes phone calls to share companionship.Volunteers are also needed, with trips typically scheduled during non-rush hours and less than 5 miles from home. For more information or contact Marcia Custer at 301-962-0820.

Visits to Alfred House Shalom – Residents in this assisted living community at 711 Lamberton Street, would appreciate visits and some entertainment. Please call in advance, Surita 301-281-1672.

The Good Book Directory for the Washington area Jewish community is being assembled now. If you have changed your phone number, address or email and want them to know, or want to be included for the first time, send you information to them at or 877-358-6068.

Kashruth Update: Potomac 18 Caterers has bought Dahan Caterers and is certified by the Vaad.


Parkland Pool has discovered that the car of concern in the lot adjacent to the shul has an owner. The owner was contacted and told to remove the car.

Reminder: Community programs are listed as space is available, at the discretion of YISE staff. There are no guarantees. Submissions are subject to editing for space and/or style.


Shabbos, Jan. 14 – Aufruf of Amishav Bresler, University Blvd.

Wednesday, Jan. 18 – Senior Lunch, Arcola Social Hall

Shabbos, Jan. 27-28 – Shabbaton with the Greater Washington Community Kollel

Sunday, Jan. 29 – Sulam program, 8:00pm, details inside

Hey! This is my idea! The next installment of Rabbi Rosenbaum's Friday Night Oneg shuir has been postponed to Friday, Feb. 3, at the Lazar home, 1213 Arcola Ave. The shiur will address hilchos Ani Ha'mehapech B'chararah. Current topics revolve around business halachos. Refreshments provided by the host family.

DAVENING TIMES WEEK OF Jan. 15 – Jan. 21, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (Jan. 15 – Jan. 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/Friday 6:30am 6:55/7:35/8:30am 6:15am "

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


Mincha-Maariv (Jan. 15 – Jan. 19) Talis & Tefillin 6:30am

Sunday – Arcola & University – 4:55pm Krias Sh'ma 9:51am

Monday – Thursday – Arcola – 4:55pm Mincha (Earliest) 12:50pm

Monday – Thursday – University – Maariv – 7:15pm

NEXT SHABBOS, JAN. 20-21, 2012

Parshas Vaera, Shabbos Mevorchim – 26 Teves, 5772

Light Candles by 4:56pm

Friday Mincha 5:00pm

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:55pm

Shabbos Ends 5:59pm

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