Parashas Vayetze – December 2-3, 2011

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SHABBOS, DEC. 2-3, 2011

Parashas Vayetze – 7 Kislev, 5772

Light Candles by 4:28pm

Friday Mincha 4:30pm

Ruach Minyan, Arcola Social hall 4:30pm

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

Rabbi Ethan Eisen will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

The Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard Kiddush is being given by Michael Hourwitz, Dr. Marc Katz and Arnie Sherman to commemorate the first Yahrtzeit of their respective parents: Albert Hourwitz, Avraham Mordchai ben Yitzchak HaLevi, Gerrie Katz, Chana Pesel Bas Dovid, and Racie Sherman, Rivka bas Yosef Yona

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Kanal family in gratitude to Hashem Yisborach for their daughter, Naava, and sponsored by Sara & Moshe Shamouilian in honor of the birth of their daughter, Ruth Hodaya, and with gratitude to Hashem and all of their wonderful friends in the community.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Nancy & Avi Karkowsky in honor of the marriage of Zev Karkowsky to Hasya Pearlman

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


Ann Wimpfheimer & Eddie Snyder on the birth of their first grandchild, Maya Lillian Wolf, born to Davida and Matt Wolf on Nov. 17. Best wishes also to Maya's uncles Ami Snyder and Ben and Yoni Bokser.

Arleeta & Rabbi Dr. Ivan Lerner on the birth of a granddaughter, Batsheva Esther, born to Devorah & Rabbi Ezra Lerner of Beitar Illit. Mazal Tov also to grandparents, Dina & Rabbi Aharon Rosenbaum of Brooklyn, and great grandmother, Dena Gerber, of Baltimore. Eva & Nissy Moskowitz on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson Jason. Parents are Yehudit & Mark Jubas of Detroit.

Nancy & Avi Karkowsky & their family on the marriage of their son Zev to Hasya Pearlman of Baltimore. Mazal tov also to the entire Pearlman-Lemberger family.


Reyna Cohen on the passing of her mother, Esther Milheim. The burial took place in Cali, Colombia, South America. Reyna will be sitting shiva in Cali until Tuesday, December 6. She can be reached at 011-572-551-0898. Esther Milheim is the grandmother of Eddie Cohen & great-grandmother of Reyna, Isaac, Jacob & Tali.

YISE Sisterhood Chesed Toy Drive – YISE Sisterhood's Chanukah Toy Drive will benefit children affected by illness. Bikur Cholim will distribute collected toys to ill children and to children of parents facing illness. Donated toys and stuffed animals should be new and in their original packaging. Leave donations in the box in the downstairs YISE lobby or at the Frumkin home, 701 Hyde Road. (Please leave toys in a bag in carport.) Donatrion deadline is Dec. 16. For more information, contact Stephanie Frumkin at

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

Chinese Food Friday Night Dinner – Join the YISE Social Committee and friends Dec. 16 for a delicious pre-Chanukah event featuring Chinese Food. Adults $16, kids (3-8) $8, Sponsors $36 (includes 2 adult meals). Drop-off / mail checks to Allison Lazar, 1213 Arcola Ave. See flyer in shul for details; for questions contact Deadline Dec. 13.


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.

There will not be Shabbos Groups this week for 2 – 5 year-olds. Groups for 1st-4th grade girls and boys will meet at 10:00am in their regular locations.

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

Dor L'Dor Motzei Shabbos – It's the first Dor L'Dor for the month of December! Join us in the

YISE Arcola social hall this Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 3, 7:00pm for family chevrusah-style learning, pizza and prizes! Thanks to Devorah & Dean Grayson for sponsoring this week's event! To sponsor future Dor L'Dor events please email


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 ocial 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 Wednesdays 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 Social Hall.


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

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 will not meet this week.

Rabbi Will Yeamans – Shiur at Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

Rabbi Barry Greengart – Shiur at University between Mincha / Maariv.

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur at 9am in the small Youth Room behind the balcony

I bought this? I thought I was getting that! Come hear Rabbi Rosenbaum discuss Mekach Taus, Friday night, Dec. 16, 8pm, at the Katzoffs (1111 Arcola Ave). Currently topics revolve around Business Halachos. Refreshments provided by the host family.


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

This week's Bnai Akiva Snif will be held at 3:20pm at KMS, followed by Mincha A walking group will leave YISE at 2:50pm.

Kindergarten Girls' Shabbos Group will meet on December 3 at the home of Tova and Yaffa Tanzer, 11705 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.

Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy invites prospective families to join them for their Informational Evening for Preschool and Lower School. Wednesday, Dec.7, 7:45 pm, at the home of Shanna and Gary Winters, 714 Hermleigh Rd, Silver Spring.

Mesorah Women's Learning Institute will host the Tiferes Worldwide Women's Video Event "Rise and Shine" Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 10, at Southeast Hebrew Congregation, 10900 Lockwood, Drive , Silver Spring. 8:15pm, $10 donation. For more information contact Sorah Rivkah Goodman, 301-681-6347 or

Levinson Unveiling – There will be an unveiling in memory of Sol Levinson, brother of Norma Burdett & Shonny Kugler, on Sunday, Dec.11, at Mt. Lebanon cemetery at 12 Noon.

Summer Jobs 2012 – Attention high school and college students. On Wednesday, Dec. 14, former summer intern Noam Litwack will discuss how and where to look for a summer job or internship. On Monday, Dec. 19, JobAssist staff will help you write your first resume. Both events at YISE, 1132 Arcola, 7:30-9pm. Sponsored by the Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative. To reserve a seat and handout, email

AMIT Birah Chapter invites you to Meat at the Movies – Sunday, Dec. 18, at the AFI Cinema in downtown Silver Spring, 7-9pm. Movie: Israeli Film. 8633 Colesville Road (free parking in close-by garage). Catering by Kosher Mart. Want to make a reservation? The cost is $100 per person. Yes, you can pay at the door. For reservations or more information, contact Robbie Pearlstein at 410-484-2223

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.

Year-round Assistance – Donations to the Yehuda Mond Foundation and the Tomchei Shabbos of Greater Washington help a growing number of individuals and families in need, year round, and are a meaningful way to both honor friends and relatives and to celebrate simchas. The Tomchei Shabbos will send beautifully designed cards to the family or individual that you select in order to acknowledge donations made by you honoring someone's Bar or Bas Mitzvah.

It's YOUR Shul- Take care of it the way you'd want your home cared for!


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

Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 3 – Dor l'Dor, Arcola Social Hall, 7:00pm

Shabbos, Dec. 9-10 – Rabbi Dr. Yitzchak Breitowitz, Scholar-in-Residence (see insert)

Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 10 – Panoply! Acola Social Hall, 8:00pm, See for details

Friday Dec. 16 — Night Chinese Food Pre-Chanukah Dinner — see details page 3

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

Mishebayrach list – All names that people would like to remain on the cholim lists must be brought by Thursday, Dec. 8 to Esther Edeson's attention, 301-593-4465, ext. 402, or

Kashrut Alert – Barilla – Montonara from Barilla America, Inc.This product has been reformulated and will now once again bear an OU. Only use the product with the OU symbol


MORNING SERVICES (Dec. 4 – Dec. 10)

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 (Dec. 4 – Dec. 8) Talis & Tefillin 6:19am

Sunday – Arcola & University – 4:35pm Krias Sh'ma 9:34am

Monday – Thursday – Arcola – 4:35pm Mincha (Earliest) 12:31pm

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

Begin saying Vesein Tal Umatar Monday Dec. 5 at Maariv

NEXT SHABBOS, DEC. 9-10, 2011

Parashas Vayishlach – 14 Kislev, 5772

Light Candles by 4:27pm

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

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