Parashas Toldos – November 25-26, 2011

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The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Rosalyn and Arnold Bramson on the occasion of the yahrtzeit of their beloved son, Howard Mark Bramson z"l.

SHABBOS, NOV. 25-26, 2011

Parashas Toldos Shabbos Mevorchim – 29 Cheshvan, 5772

Light Candles by 4:30pm

Mazal Tov to Young Israel Shomrai Emunah on its birthday, Shabbos Toldos!

Friday Mincha 4:30pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the Sephardi Minyan.

Rabbi Yehuda Shinensky will speak at the 8AM minyan.

Rabbi Barry Greengart will speak at the 8:45AM minyan.

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

The 8AM Minayn Kiddush is sponsored by "The Chevra."

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Joelle & Bill Zimbalist on the yahrzeit of Bill's mother, Bernadine Zimbalist, z"l.

There will be a Shabbos Mevorchim Kiddush at Universty Blvd.

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:25pm

Shabbos Ends 5:31pm


Feigy & Tuvia Grauman on the birth of a grandson, Shmuel Zacharia, to their children Elysha & Moshe Schwartz of Staten Island, New York. Mazal Tov to his big brothers and sister and to all the aunts, uncles and cousins.

Helen & Seth Shulman on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Avi.

Melanie & Sandy Karlin on the marriage of their son Raphael to Shayna Stollman. Mazal Tov to Raphael's siblings Matthew, Sarah and Benjy and to his grandparents, Delores & Leonard Schwartz and Charles Karlin. Mazal Tov to Shayna's parents, Deborah & Yacov Stollman and her siblings, Isaac, Leila and Este, who are visiting this Shabbos.

Judy & David Marwick on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandsons Yedidya Avraham and Yonatan Elazar, sons of Chana & Josh EvenChen of Maale Adumim.

Florence & Joel Avigan on the marriage of their grandson Avi Binstock to Rachel Solomon. Mazal Tov also to the whole mishpocha.

Sara & Moshe Shamouilian on the birth of a daughter, Ruth Hodaya. Grandparents are Mitra & Mair Shamouilian, & Dr. Michael Kotlicky & Malka Benshir & Aniazy & Moshe Abriskmi. Great grandparents Leah & Morton Reitman & Lillian & Morton Davis.

There will be no Youth Groups this Shabbos (Thanksgiving weekend).


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

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

YISE Shabbos groups will resume next Shabbos.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Shabbos Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys will resume in the Spring.

A Shalom Bayis Discussion for Men and Women with Rabbi Rosenbaum, Monday, Dec. 5, 8 pm.

Men's Kumsitz: Please join us for a Melave Malka of Ruach and song, Nov. 26, 9 -10 pm, at Rabbi Rosenbaum's home, 11403 Cloverhill Drive. Refreshments provided by host.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women based on the work "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, meets Sunday mornings in YISE's, Arcola Social Hall at 9:30am. For further information contact Esti Zemelman, 301-649-4485.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men meets Sunday night at his home. For more information contact

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara shiur for men meets Tuesday and Friday mornings, 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 more information contact Aaron Branda at or Rabbi Rosenbaum.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's NEW shiur in Tehillim meets Wednesday morning 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 meets Wednesday night at 8pm in the Arcola Beis Medrash.

Greater Washington Community Kollel presents Linas Hatzedek – continues with business ethics. Sunday mornings, 9:30am in the Arcola Beis Medrash.

Yesodei HaTorah (Gemara Basics) Thursdays at 8pm in the Arcola Beis Medrash.


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur at 8:15am, CANCELLED THIS WEEK

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur 1 hour before Mincha.

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

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur at Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur will resume next Shabbos, Dec. 3.

Community Emergency Initiative – The Chesed Committees of YISE and KMS are launching a program to assist those members of our community with medical or other potentially critical needs during power outages and weather emergencies. If you or someone you know would benefit from this program, or if you would like to volunteer to help (all are warmly welcome though specially owners of four wheel drive vehicles, snow blowers, or chain saws), contact Michael Eisenstadt, 301-754-0000 or

Everyone is invited to a spectacular evening with friends and community as YISE Nursery celebrates our first:

* High-tech trivia game PANOPLY*

* Prizes galore – 2 free raffle tickets for trip to Israel

* Luscious 3 Course Catered Dinner

* Dress: "dressy"

This special event is hosted by the YISE Nursery PTA

December 10, 2011 at 8:00pm – YISE Arcola Social Hall

Couvert: $150 per couple

*What is "PANOPLY" ? For details, click on this link to watch an entertaining video of people you may even know who will try to explain!

This is an evening you cannot miss!


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

Kindergarten Girls' Shabbos Group will meet at the home of Nava Lebson, 11726 Stonington Place, from 3:30 – 4:30 pm.

Rabbi Koss will speak on topics in Jewish History and Chanukah Monday, Dec. 5, 1:30pm – 2:30pm at 1111 University Blvd. W., apt. 215, Mr. Marvin Konick's apartment. Light refreshments will be served. For information, contact Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517 or Sponsored by Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington and the Shomrei Chesed Committee.

Do the mitzvah of bikur cholim! Visit people in Kemp Mill who would greatly appreciate it. Community Service points may be earned as well. For more information, contact Miriam Friedman,

Tefillah Gems – Discover the true beauty of the timeless words of Pesukei D'zimrah. Mrs. Sara Malka Winter – Tuesdays 8pm at the Kollel, 10900 Lockwood Dr.

Employment Program for those over 50 – The Career Gateway, offered by the Jewish Council, offers intense training, take-home materials, a long-term mentor and individual attention for jobseekers aged 50+. $75 for 5 6-hour classes. Next session Dec. 15. or call 301-255-4200.

Unique Conference for Professionals Who Have Been Out of the Workforce -Wednesday, Nov. 30 at George Washington University. Job Hunting Strategies and Tactics, plus networking with representatives from many employers in IT, consulting, engineering, finance, HR, sales, and jobs requiring security clearances, including: Accenture, CapitalOne, Freddie Mac, GWU, Raytheon/BBN Technologies, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, TeenLife Media, For information and discounted registration contact or 301-681-4750.

Career Self-Branding 101 – Are you trying to reinvent yourself? Learn the branding principles used by corporate giants and start opening doors. Wednesday, Nov. 30, 7-8:30pm. 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Register at


Wednesday Nov. 30 – Becker's Disposables, 2pm to 6pm, Arcola.

Wednesday, Nov. 30 – Elzee Clothing, Arcola Social Hall, 11am – 9pm

Friday, Dec. 2 – Ruach Minyan, YISE Social Hall, 4:30pm

Shabbos, Dec. 9-10 – Rabbi Dr. Yitzchak Breitowitz, Scholar-in-Residence

Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 10 – Panoply, YISE Social Hall, 8:00pm

The Haimish Kiddush Group starts its third year in 2012. The Group invites all YISE members join in this wonderful endeavor. The cost to become a member is $100. You can choose to be setup with annual automatic renewal for the Haimish Kiddush Group. If you are interested in joining or have any questions, contact Raph Ginsburg at

For repairs, timing can be everything – For example, please tell us about sefer holders on ack of the pews that are beginning to fall apart before the bottom falls out. It requires at least three times as long to reinstall the bottom once it falls out compared with a holder whose bottom is only loose. We have volunteers who help YISE with repairs to the building and its contents. As soon as you notice something, notify Alan in the office, 301-593-4465 or

Reminder – Listings in the Shabbos Shorts are included as space is available, at the discretion of the YISE Staff. There are no guarantees that any non-Shul programs will appear. Items submitted to the Shabbos Shorts may be edited for space or stylistic requirements.


MORNING SERVICES (Nov. 27 – Dec. 3)

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 "

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 (Nov. 27 – Dec. 1) Talis & Tefillin 6:13am

Sunday – Arcola & University – 4:35pm Krias Sh'ma 9:29am

Monday – Thursday – Arcola – 4:35pm Mincha (Earliest) 12:28pm

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

NEXT SHABBOS, DEC. 2-3, 2011

Parashas Vayetze – 7 Kislev, 5772

Light Candles by 4:28pm

Friday Mincha 4:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:25pm

Shabbos Ends 5:30pm

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 12 Noon.

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