Parashas Vaera – January 20-21, 2012

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SHABBOS, JANUARY 20-21, 2012

Parshas Vaera, Shabbos Mevorchim – 26 Teves, 5772

Light Candles by 4:56pm

Friday Mincha 5:00pm

Rabbi Barry Greengart will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

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

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

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Chevra,"

with cholent & kugel sponsored by Wrap2Go.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Paula & Michael Schopf in honor of the birth of their grandchildren Jacob, Maya and Shana.

There will be a Shabbos Mevorchim Kiddush at University Blvd.

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 4:55pm

Shabbos Ends 5:59pm


Florence & Dr. Joel Avigan on the birth of a new great-grandson. Parents are Orly & Shmuel Shulman of Jerusalem. Mazal Tov to the whole family.

Rabbi & Mrs. Yehoshua Levy on the engagement of their daughter Tzipora to Chaim Yitzchak Segal of Connecticut. The Vort will take place on Sunday, January 22, at Rabbi Taub's Shul, 3509 Clarks Lane, Baltimore, Md. at 1:00 PM.


The Third Annual Shabbaton with the Greater Washington Community Kollel Presentations by Rabbi Menachem Winter, Rosh Kollel

* 8:45 Minyan – Makkos and Miracles: Foundations For An Emergent Nation

* Between Mincha and Maariv – Pay, Do Not Delay – A Comprehensive Analysis of the Mitzvah of WRK$ ITT WMWYB (Timely Payments)

In addition, please join us at the following programs:

Friday Night Oneg Shabbos – 8:00pm – at the home of Ahuva & Yaakov Lipman, 11704 Fulham Street

Shabbos Afternoon Women's Class – 3:15pm – The Jewish Woman: Faith in the Darkness, Hope in the Night, by Mrs. Sara Malka Winter at the home of Chava & David Katzoff, 1111 Arcola Ave.

For more information please contact Fred Glogower at 301-593-8057.


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 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 resume on Sunday morning, January 29.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men will resume 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 resume 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 resume on Wednesday morning, January 25, at 8pm in the Arcola Beis Medrash.

Greater Washington Community Kollel Linas Hatzedek – will not meet this week.

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

The Yeshiva of Greater Washington's Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash Program has chavrusastyle learning every Tuesday night from 8-9 pm, followed by Maariv, in the small Social Hall. There is learning for all levels, from beginner to advanced, on a wide variety of topics, from Masechet Sukkah to Navi to Mishnah B'rurah. It's only 1 hour out of your week, and it is a great experience. All men are invited to participate in a wonderful learning opportunity, at a convenient time and place.


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 NOT meet this week.

Rabbi Will Yeamans – Shiur at Arcola 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.

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.


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

Kindergarten Girls' Shabbos Group will not be meeting on Jan 21.

Snif will be at KMS at 3:45 followed by mincha at 4:45. Walking groups leave YISE at 3:15.

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

Networking to Advance Your Career. Dr. Mel Ciment will explain why, despite LinkedIn and Facebook, "old-fashioned" one-on-one networking is still vital. Monday, February 6, 7:30-8:15pm, at KMS, 11910 Kemp Mill Road. Sponsored by the Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative and Wrap2Go. To reserve a seat and handout, please contact

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 offi cers 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

Employment Program for those over 50 – The Career Gateway, offered by the Jewish Council for the Aging, offers intense training, take-home materials, a long-term mentor and individual attention for jobseekers aged 50+. The cost is $75 for 5 6-hour classes. Next session begins 2/13/2012. Visit or 301-255-4200 for more information.

Computer Training Online – The OU will offer training in Quickbooks for Beginners (starting Jan. 23), Excel for Beginners (Feb. 6), and Dreamweaver (Feb. 6). More info and register at

Job Search Boot Camp – 2-day intensive training in networking, resumes, and interviewing for serious job-seekers, sponsored by JSSA. February 1 and 2 (must attend both days), 9am-4pm, Fairfax, VA. More info and register at

The Yahrzeit for Rabbi Wiener is coming up on Adar 11 (3/5/12) just before Purim. Please be sure to fi nish 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 certifi ed 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-profi t 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.

Father & Son Learning – Every Motzai Shabbos 7:00-8:00 pm, at the Yeshiva of Greater Washington, Boys Division, 1216 Arcola Avenue, Silver Spring. Learning followed by pizza, raffl es, and prizes. Sponsored by the Mond families L'ilui Nishmas Yehudah Aryeh Ben Yehoshua Yakir.

The Nominating Committee has been appointed by the Board to select the new slate of offi cers and board members for the Shul. Please contact the Chair Maury Litwack at or any of the members – Stuart Rosenthal, Sarah Sicherman, Allison Lazar or Howie Schulman with suggestions for potential board members or offi cers. This year the committee will be making a recommendation for the next President of YISE.


Friday, Jan. 27 – Ruach Minyan, Arcola Social Hall

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

Motzei Shabbos, Jan. 28 – Dor l'Dor – 7:15pm, Arcola Social Hall

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. 22 – Jan. 28, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (Jan. 22 – Jan. 28)

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

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

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


Mincha-Maariv (Jan. 22 – Jan. 26) Talis & Tefi llin 6:27am

Sunday – Arcola & University – 5:05pm Krias Sh'ma 9:49am

Monday – Thursday – Arcola – 5:05pm Mincha (Earliest) 12:52pm

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

NEXT SHABBOS, JAN. 27-28, 2012

Parshas Bo – 4 Shevat, 5772

Light Candles by 5:04pm

Friday Mincha 5:05pm

Ruach Minyan (Arcola Social Hall) 5:05pm

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:45pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 5:00pm

Shabbos Ends 6:07pm

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