Parashas Terumah – February 15-16, 2013

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February 15-16, 2013 – 6 Adar 5773 – Parshas Terumah

Light Candles by 5:27 – Havdalah 6:28

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 5:27

* Mincha 5:25 (Sephardi), 5:30 (Arcola & Univ.)

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:15 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Mincha 2:30, 5:10 (Sephardi), 5:25

* Maariv/Havdalah 6:28

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 Minyan Rabbi Barry Greengart

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Lisa & Matt Solomson in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Noach Shmuel.

Shabbos Shiurim:

* R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur at 8:15 AM.

* Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur at 9:00 AM.

* Rabbi David Hyatt – Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi William Millen – Shiur at 4:25 PM.

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 4:25 PM.

* Rabbi Amram Hes – Shiur at 4:55 PM.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

* R' Moshe Kasser – Shiur after Mincha at University.

See the attached Taanis Esther and Purim Schedule

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual self-improvement), will not meet this week.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara Shiur for Men, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 AM-6:45 AM, Arcola Social Hall.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Tehillim Shiur, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM, in the small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash Shiur for Women, Wednesdays at 8:00 PM, in the small Beis Medrash.

* Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash for Men, Tuesdays at 8:00 PM in the YISE Social Hall.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, Wednesdays after the 7:15 PM Maariv minyan at University.

* Greater Washington Community Kollel:

* Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics – Join us as we continue the exciting topic of "Lifnei Ivar: Causing others harm or to sin." Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM.

* Yesodei Hatorah, a skills-building program designed to foster independent Gemara proficiency. Thursday evenings at 8:00 PM.


YISE Annual Banquet, Sunday, April 14, 2013.

Honorees: Laurie Bassan & Stuart Cohen.

Young Leadership: Allison & Louis Lazar

Youth Honorees: Aryeh Broth, Ayala Harris, Tova Kwiat, Devorah Mehlman, Yehudah Mehlman, Yehuda Rudack, Esther Widitor

Mazal Tov

* Mrs. Yocheved Anemer on the engagement of her grandson, Boruch Anemer, son of Rabbi & Mrs. Yisroel Anemer, to Chani Liebenstein of Chicago.

* Faith & Gil Ginsburg on the engagement of their granddaughter Avigayil Ginsburg, daughter of Shulamit & Rabbi David Ginsburg of Columbus, Ohio, to Menachem Rapp of Lawrence, NY. Mazal Tov also to Uncle Raph, Uncle Yale, Aunt Sahra, and the entire Ginsburg family.

* Debi & Max Rudmann on the birth of a grandson to their children, Elyse & Haim Gabay. Mazal Tov also to big brother, Eli, and grandparents Larry Paine, Lois & Ray Bernzweig, and Shmuel Gabay, and to the entire Mishpacha. The Shalom Zachor will be held in the G-Level Party Room of 1111 University Blvd. West, at 8:30 PM.

* Lisa & Matt Solomson on the the Bar Mitzvah of thei son, Noach Shmuel. Mazal Tov to his sisters Hadassah and Miri and to the grandparents, Fern & Ron Solomson and Joan & Eliezer Entel.

YISE Programs and Listings

Dor L'Dor – the family Chevrusah-style learning in a fun environment! Motzei Shabbos at 7:15 PM in Arcola social hall and open to the entire community! Delicious pizza! Interactive discussions! Raffle of exciting prizes! Lot of fun! This week is sponsored by the Grayson family.

Together for 5 – The daily e-mail Shiur program B"H is going strong with over 150 subscribers! Join the first series and be prepared with Halachos & ideas of Purim. Catch up anytime with archived Shiurim. For more info, visit

YISE Sisterhood Membership Brunch and Jewelry Workshop – scheduled for this Sunday HAS BEEN POSTPONED due to extenuating circumstances. New date to be announced shortly.

The Third Annual Siyum Tanach in Memory of Rav Anemer Z"L will be held at a Seudat Shlishit on Shabbos, April 13, Parshas Tazria- Metzorah. The Adult Education Committee has divided the Tanach into 133 sections. To register for a particular section visit the YISE website ( or contact Bob Levi at 301-593-2399.

Community Service Day – Join us on Sunday, Feb. 17 from 12 noon – 2:00 PM. Limited to 20 per session. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Miriam Friedman Volunteer at A Wider Circle (distribution center) – 9159 Brookville Road, 301-608-3504. Upper School students can receive community service hours. All ages may volunteer. Sponsored by the YISE and KMS Chesed Committees, and MJBHA.

Job Assist Events:

* Accounting Issues for Small Business and Startups – featuring Sharon Samuels. Wed, Feb 20, 7:45 -9:15 PM, YISE, Arcola Social Hall. To reserve a seat, please email

* LinkedIn for Intermediate Users – Wed, Feb 20, 1:00-2:30 PM, 200 Wood Hill Road Rockville. Info and register at

* 2-Day Job Search Boot Camp – Intense coverage of networking, resumes, interviewing, and more. Wed-Thu, Mar 6-7, 9 AM-4 PM. Free (normally $50). 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Info and register at

Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15 AM sharp, followed by a Kiddush sponsored by Steve, Miriam, Matan, and Merav Friedman in honor of Edan's Bar Mitzvah.

Please join us this week for groups: 2-5 year-olds -meet in the youth room behind the balcony; Girls 1st-4th grade – WILL NOT MEET THIS WEEK; Boys 1st-4th grade – gather outside the Social Hall and walk to the Yeshiva. Groups run 10 AM-11:15 AM. Please pick up child(ren) promptly.


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Community Programs and Listings

1st Grade Girls' Shabbos Group will meet on February 16 at the home of Chani Namrow, 6 Fulham Ct, from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

KMS Special Needs Committee presents a screening of "Silent Games" and a concurrent handson workshop for 4th graders through High Schoolstudents on Saturday, February 16, at 7:00 PM.

The Federal Holiday Learning Program for Men with Rabbi Eli Reingold- "Kol Isha: A Review of the Sources" – Monday, February 18. Presented by the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington – Chavrusa 9:00 AM; Shiur 10:00 AM at the YGW Boys Campus. For more information:Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910.

Bringing Simchas HaChaim Into Our Homes – with Shifra Rabenstein. Tuesday, February 19, at 8:00 PM, Woodside Synagogue Ahavas Torah. Shifra Rabenstein, will be the first featured speaker for the Women's Torah Lecture Series sponsored by the Dickstein Family inMemory of Rabbi Leonard Dickstein, Z"L.

Purim Particulars – YISE and Beyond

Matanos L'Evyonim Options:

* Rabbi Rosenbaum will be collecting for distribution on Purim, primarily to local individuals in need. Drop off checks at the office made out to "YISE Charity Fund" and specially marked "Matanos Laevyonim" or give them to Rabbi Rosenbaum directly.

* The Yehudah Mond Foundation, which assists individuals and families in our region, will be distributing on Purim day. Donate on-line at, by calling 443-539-1465, or mailing to 812 Hyde Court, Silver Spring.

* The Franco Foundation – donations will be distributed on Purim. Please help with your generous tax-deductible donation to the Franco Foundation, c/o Allan Franco, 613 Bromley Street, Silver Spring, MD 20902, or through paypal at

* Od Yosef Chai – provides needed funds to the poor in Israel on Purim day. If you are interested, please contact Yonah Soskin at 301-754-0198. Checks can be delivered to 803 Lamberton Drive.

YISE Nursery Purim Card Sale – Please support our community children by ordering our beautiful full color cards featuring our very own students! Contact and state your name, phone number and number of cards ordering. Cards are available for pickup from Shul office or YISE Nursery.

Special Purim Shiur for men and women by Rabbi Aaron Lopiansky – "Amalek: Sinah and Cynicism"- Tuesday, February 19, 8:00 PM at YISE. Presented by the Bais Medrash Zichron Gedaliah of YISE and the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington. For more information please contact Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910.

The Twelfth Annual Purim Yahrzeit Shiur in memory of Jane Axelrod (Raizel bas Simcha) on Purim, Sunday, February 24 at 10:30 AM in the Penthouse Level Party Room at 1121 University Blvd W. (University Towers). The shiur ends by 11:00.

AMIT is selling beautiful Purim cards for $2 each. Proceeds help fund AMIT projects in Israel. Please contact either Esther Edeson at 301-593-1468 or Rachel Pinchot at 301-754-3773.

Rabbi Benjamin Ginsburg has written his third book in a series dealing with the Jewish Holidays. This book is about Purim and is written in English. Please contact Raph Ginsburg at if you'd like to purchase a copy.

Rose & Bernard Singer Megilla Reading Program – Do you or someone you know need Megilla read? We also need volunteers to lehn Megillah, to ensure that no one misses out because of inability to get to shul, due to illness, infirmity or other reason. Don't wait until the last minute. Please contact or 301-593-1193.

Support Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington programming by purchasing cards designed by local students. Cards are $2.50 each and can be ordered by phone at 202 331-4481, by email, on our website or at the Kosher Pastry Oven.

The Week Ahead

Sunday, February 17 Monday, Feb 18 Presidents' Day Tuesday, February 19 Wednesday, February 20 Thursday, Feb. 21 Taanis Esther Friday, February 22
Arcola 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 * 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:35, 7:35, 8:30 6:55, 7:35, 8:30
University 8:00 6:15 6:30 6:30 6:10 6:30
Sephardi 7:30 7:30 6:15 6:15 6:00 6:15

Mincha / Maariv
Arcola 5:35 5:35 5:35 5:35 1:00, 5:15 / 6:05 See Shabbos schedule
University 5:35 7:15 (Maariv) 7:15 (Maariv) 7:15 (Maariv) 5:15 / 6:05

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 6:04 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:35 AM, Earliest Mincha: 12:53 PM

* All three Arcola Ashkenazi Minyanim on Monday morning, February 18, Presidents' Day, will take place in the Belonofsky Sanctuary.

Next Shabbos

February 22-23, 2013 – 13 Adar 5773

Parshas Tetzaveh – Parshas Zachor

Light Candles by 5:35 – Havdalah 6:35

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 5:35

* Mincha 5:30 (Sephardi), 5:35 (Arcola & Univ.)

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:15 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Mincha 2:30, 5:15 (Sephardi), 5:30

* Maariv/Havdalah 6:35 – followed by Megilla Reading (See Purim Schedule)

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, Feb. 16 Bar Mitzvah of Noach Solomson

Motzei Shabbos, Feb. 16 Dor L'Dor, 7:15 PM, Arcola Social Hall

Monday, Feb. 18 Man with the Truck, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 12 noon.

Submit items for the Shabbos Shorts to:

Office Phone: 301-593-4465 Office Fax: 301-593-2330

Eruv line: 301-593-5561 E-Mail:


Office Hours:

Tuesday thru Thursday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM and Friday 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Closed Monday

Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum Dr. Marc Katz – President

Alan Zimmerman – Executive Director

YISE Purim Schedule 5773/2013

Taanis Esther – Thursday February 21

Fast Begins 5:32am

Earliest Talis/Tefilin 5:59am

Shacharis: Sephardi 6:00am

University 6:10am

Arcola – Belonofsky Sanctuary 6:35am/7:35am

Arcola – Beis Medrash 8:30am

Mincha: Early – Arcola 1:00pm

Arcola & University 5:15pm

Maariv: Arcola & University 6:05pm

Fast Ends 6:33pm

Purim Night – Motzai Shabbos February 23

Shabbos Ends/Maariv 6:35pm

People who have not yet davened Maariv should make sure to say "Baruch hamavdil bein kodesh lechol" once Shabbos is over before changing into costumes or driving to shul.

Havdalah is normally made after Megillah reading.

Megillah: Arcola – Belonofsky Sanctuary, Sephardi and University 7:15pm

Maariv/Megillah: Youth/Family Celebration – Arcola Social Hall 7:15pm

Megillah Only: Arcola – Belonofsky Sanctuary 9:30pm

Purim Day – Sunday February 24

Shacharis/Megillah: Sephardi 7:30am

University 8:00am

Arcola – Belonofsky Sanctuary 6:30am/7:30am/9:00am

Megillah Only – Arcola – Belonofsky Sanctuary 11:00am

Purim Carnival – Arcola Social Hall 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Mincha: Arcola 1:00pm/4:30pm

Maariv: Arcola 7:00pm/8:30pm
The YISE Youth Department Invites Parents and Children of All Ages To Our Annual


* Exciting Carnival Games
* Cool Prizes
* Cotton Candy
* Popcorn
* Snacks
* And LOTS of FUN!!

Sunday, February 24th

Young Israel Shomrai Emunah Social Hall

1132 Arcola Avenue, Silver Spring

Festivities begin at 1:00pm

Games, cotton candy, and popcorn
Tickets cost 50 cents each
Or $5 for all-Inclusive per child

To purchase tickets in advance or if you would like to sponsor this or other youth events,
Contact: Avi Litwack, alitwack@yise. org, 301-576-3284