Parashas Va'eschanan/Shabbos – August 3-4, 2012

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The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by the Price, Derovan, Billauer, Spivak and Shrank families in honor of their cousin Rabbi Sam Bramson's 80th birthday.

SHABBOS, August 3-4, 2012 16 Av 5772

Parashas Va'eschanan/Shabbos Nachamu Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:49pm

Light Candles by 7:58pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:35pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Ruach Minyan – Arcola Large Social Hall 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 8:00pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the Sephardi Minyan.

Rabbi Ethan Eisen will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

Rabbi Yehuda Shinensky 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 Simon and James Families in honor of the birth of Naomi Reena Simon.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush this week is sponsored by Hannah Gershon in honor of her visiting grandchildren and great-grandchildren from Israel, the Kupietzkys.

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 7:55pm

Shabbos Ends 9:00pm


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

Marla & Marty Teichman on the birth of a great-granddaughter. Parents are Tova & Yaakov Zehnwirth of Lakewood, New Jersey.

Elkie & Howard Reichman on the birth of a grandson. Parents are Malka & Zevy Reichman. Mazal Tov to the baby's big sister and brother, and to his doting aunts.

Delia & George Weiss on the birth of a grandson, Judah Lev. Parents are Liora Greenberg & Danny Weiss of State College, PA. Mazal Tov also to Aunt Miriam & Uncle Steve Friedman & cousins, Matan, Edan & Merav.

Rivka & Yaakov Silverman on the marriage this weekend of their daughter Glicka to Henry Baum, son of Eva Kalusin of Kemp Mill. The Shabbos Kallah will be at Chabad of Silver Spring at 5pm on Shabbos.


Debbie Rogers on the passing of her mother, Bella Greenberg. The funeral was Tuesday. Shiva is being observed at 318 Hannes St. through Monday morning. Mincha-Maariv Sunday 8:00pm. Visitors 10am – 12 noon, 1:30pm – 5:30pm, 7pm – 9:30pm.

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


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, resumes Sunday, August 5, at 9:30am.

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 will resume on August 22.

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.

Classes and programs with the Greater Washington Community Kollel will be on hiatus until Elul Semester. This includes Linas Hatzedek (Sunday mornings) and Yesodei Hatorah (Thursday evenings).


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

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 meets ½ hour before Mincha.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha/Maariv at Arcola.

Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum – Women's shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

The Rachel Bassan Horwitz Fund is used for medical needs in our area, in communities in the US and Israel. Thousands and thousands of dollars have been distributed to individuals requiring assistance. Our funds are depleting and in order to continue this much needed Medical Fund your financial help is needed! Tax deductible contributions may be made payable to: Young Israel Shomrai Emunah, (YISE) Charity SPECIAL Fund, c/o Norma Burdett – 11720 Lovejoy St., Silver Spring, MD 20902 Earmark: Bassan Fund. For more information call Norma Burdett, 301-593-5964 or Pearl Bassan, 301-649-3137.


Reminder: The scaffolding is now in the driveway and on the University Blvd. side of the Shul. Please keep your children away from the scaffolding and work areas. 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."


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.

The Youth Group Kiddush is sponsored by the Youth Minyan Kiddush Group. Youth Groups Wish List – The YISE Shabbos Youth Groups would appreciate donations of the following new or lightly used items: Apples to Apples Game, Jewish Edition; Little People toys; Doll house furniture; Wooden trains and tracks; Doctor sets; Jewish children's books; Artscroll Children's Siddurim; To donate, please contact the Shul office or email

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 week of Aug. 6: Microsoft Excel (Intermediate), Dreamweaver, HTML (Beginner), and Javascript (Beginner). Sponsored by OU. Info and register at

Gimmel Foundation – Sunday, Aug. 5, 7pm at the home of Hannah Gershon, 703 Hillsboro Dr., enjoy a fun activity and a talk from Rabbi Eitan Kupietzky, the Gimmel Foundation's Managing Director. Rabbi Kupietzkywill speak about the important work they do in Israel for disadvantaged families. Refreshments will be served.

Join the SEED Guys at YGW! Through August 9 for boys going into grades 7-11. Program Hours: 8:30am-12:30pm. Starts with Davening, breakfast & learning. Bring your own cereal (milk and paper goods will be provided) followed by a daily activity at the YGW Boys Campus. There is no charge to attend (except for trips). For more information and to register call Rabbi Simcha Merkin 301-962-5111 ext. 1522; email: or the web: The

SEED Guys will be available to learn with adults and boys in the evenings. LinkedIn for Intermediate Users – Wednesday, August 8, 1-2:30pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. To see prerequisites and to register,

Baruch Levine in Concert! Monday, Monday, Aug. 13, 8:30pm, YISE Arcola Social Hall. Special guest appearance by Yisroel Juskowicz. $18 general admission, sponsorships available. A fundraiser to benefit youth programming at Camp Gevaldig. Get tickets or more information at or 443-928-3687.

No Income—Now What? Unemployed and facing cash flow shortages? Worried about how to protect your financial future? Wednesday, Aug. 15, 1-2:30 pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Info and register 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,

Community programs are listed as space is available, at the discretion of the YISE staff. Submissions are subject to editing for space or stylistic requirements. There are no guarantees for non-Shul events.


Friday night, Aug. 3 – Ruach Minyan, large side of the Social Hall, 7:30pm.

Shabbos, Aug.4 – YISE Sisterhood Seudah Shlishit, Social Hall, 5-7pm

Monday, Aug. 6 – The Man With The Truck, 5:30pm to 8:30pm, Arcola Social Hall

Shabbos, Aug. 11– Nusach Sefard Minyan 10th Anniversary

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

Don't Forget! Women's Seudah Shlishit – This Shabbos! 5pm-7pm, in the YISE Arcola Social Hall.

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 5 – August 11, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (August 5- August 11)

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 "

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

The Sunday 8:45am Arcola minyan will take place in the Belonofsky Sanctuary until further notice.

AFTERNOON SERVICES (August 5- August 9)


Sunday – Thursday – Arcola & University – 8:00pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Aug. 5 – Aug.11)

Talis & Tefillin 5:21am

Krias Sh'ma 9:43am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:49pm

NEXT SHABBOS, August 10-11, 2012 23 Av 5772

Parashas Ekev Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:43pm

Light Candles by 7:50pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:30pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:50pm

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 7:45pm

Shabbos Ends 8:51pm

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