Parashas Vayishlach – November 15-16, 2013

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November 15-16, 2013 – 13 Kislev 5774 – Parshas Vayishlach

Light Candles by 4:35 – Havdalah 5:36

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 4:35

* Mincha 4:35, 4:30 (Sephardi)

Shabbos Day:

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

* Mincha 2:30, 4:15 (Sephardi), 4:30 (Arcola and Univ.)

* Maariv/Havdalah 5:36

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8 AM Minyan Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – Yitzhak Cohen of San Antonio, TX in honor of his wife Jennifer, his children Nisan, Rachel, Shabtai and Mordechai and the Kemp Mill Jewish community.

* 8 AM Minyan – "The Chevra"

* University – Mehlman and Linfield families to commemorate the Yahrzeit of Gloria Mehlman, Gittel Leah bat Moshe Dovid, Z"L.

* 8:45 Main Minyan – "The Haimish Kiddush Group"

Shabbos Shiurim:

* R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur will not meet this week.

* 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 3:30 PM.

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 3:30 PM.

* Rabbi Amram Hes – Shiur at 4:00 PM

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha at University.

* Rabbi Silver – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual self-improvement), Sundays at 9:30 AM in the Balcony.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara Shiur for Men, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 AM-6:45 AM, in the small Beis Medrash – Shiur will not meet on Friday, November 22.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Halacha Chabura for Men, Tuesday evenings. For more details, please contact

* 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.

* Torah Hour with breakfast and learning, Tuesday mornings following the 8:30 Shacharis. Open to men and women. For more information (301) 338-4810 or

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

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, Wednesdays at 7:30 PM at University.

* Greater Washington Community Kollel:

* Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics – Continues with the topic "Litigation in Secular Courts"- Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM.

* Yesodei Hatorah, a skills-building program designed to foster Gemara proficiency. Thursdays, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Mazal Tov

* Ruth & Richard Chaifetz on the birth of their grandaughter, Dahlia Ariella, to Melissa & Carl Chaifetz of Indianapolis. Mazal Tov to her siblings, Gordon and Sophie, and to the other grandparents, Szeina & Phil Lurie of Virginia.

* Shera & Reuven Gaisin on the birth of their son, Shammai Menachem. Mazal Tov to big sister Aidel Tirtza. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Sheila & Allen Gaisin and Marion & Hal Dinitz of Potomac. Mazal Tov to uncles Shlomo and Jeremy, as well as uncles Daniel, Arthur, aunts Miriam Adler and Meredith Benschar and their families. Mazal Tov also to great-aunt and great-uncle Avi & Gail Glicksman, and to all the other relatives.

* Aliza & Rabbi Yitzchak Scher on the birth of their daughter, Tehilla Miriam. Mazal Tov to the siblings, Shaya, Sara, Rivky, and Bracha Adina; and to the grandparents, Chana & Rabbi Benzion Berliant of Woodside and Roberta & Allan Scher of Atlanta.

YISE Programs and Listings

Start Your Day The Right Way – TGN Presents: Torah Hour with breakfast and learning, Tuesday mornings, following the 8:30 Shacharis at YISE. Classes will be offered by Rabbi Barry Greengart – Daily Halachos and by Rabbi Shmuel Leigh – Parsha Inspiration. Come join a class or learn with a Chavrusa. Breakfast will be served after Shacharis. Program is open to men and women. For more information (301) 338-4810 or

Chanukah: Historical Context and Deeper Meanings – Rabbi Silver will be giving a two-part Chanukah series. Monday evenings, November 18 and 25 at 8:00 PM at YISE.

Shul Membership Directory is in preparation. If you have additions, changes or corrections, please go to or send to The deadline is Monday, December 2.

Help make a Minyan! – We are looking for volunteers who would like to participate in the Mitzvah of helping to make a Minyan three or four times per year. We are putting together a list in order to form a rotation to help the University Blvd. Shul make a Mincha/Maariv Minyan on Fridays and Shabbos days when they anticipate a shortfall. Please contact Melvin Sassoon at to be part of this endeavor.

The Rachel Bassan Horwitz Fund is used for medical needs in our area, elsewhere in the US, and in Israel. 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: YISE Charity SPECIAL Fund, c/o Norma Burdett – 11720 Lovejoy St., Silver Spring, MD 20902. Earmark: Bassan Fund. For more information: Norma Burdett, 301-593-5964 or Pearl Bassan, 301-649-3137.

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill – YISE's Chesed Committee has started a program to help members undergoing serious medical crises. If you or someone you know needs help with meals, carpools, childcare, etc., or to volunteer, please contact: Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517, or pick up a form in the lobby.

Youth Announcements

The Friday Evening Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 4:35 PM in small Arcola Social Hall.

The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15 AM sharp, followed by a Kiddush sponsored by the Youth Minyan.

Please join us this week for groups: 2-5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony; Girls 1st-4th grade gather in the main lobby and Boys 1st-4th grade gather outside the Social Hall and walk to the Yeshiva. Groups run 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Please pick up child(ren) promptly. SAVE THE DATE: The YISE Youth Department Invites

The Entire Community To The Annual Chanukah Party Celebration. Sunday December 1. 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Activities for Preschool and Young Elementary Ages Include: Cool Arts and Crafts! Special Projects! Donut Decorating! Delicious Snacks! Scavenger Hunt! Entertainment! And More!

Parking Announcement

Please park on the Ben Yehuda side of the parking lot. The Shopping Center Management requests that YISE members abide by the parking agreement and not park on the CVS side.

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Community Programs and Listings

Avos Ubonim (Father Son Learning) – Motzei Shabbos, 7:00 PM-8:00 PM at the YGW Boys Campus. Learning will be followed by pizza, raffles & prizes. Sponsored by the Mond families, L'ilui Nishmas Yehudah Aryeh ben Yehoshua Yakir.

Melave Malka Kumsitz with Eitan Katz – Join YGW alumni, staff and students, this Motzei Shabbos, November 16 at YISE. Celebrating the Yeshiva's 50th Anniversary with inspiring music, good food, and great fun! $18 per person ($54 family max). RSVP to Mrs. Donna Goldman 301-962-5111 ext 1552 or

Leaf Raking – The YGW Senior Boys Class is available throughout the autumn season to rake your leaves. The cost is $20 per hour. Please contact Rabbi Hes at or 301-649-7077, ext. 1528 to make an appointment.

LBJA 2nd Annual Chanukah Bazaar and Book Fair – Sunday, November 17, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Entrance is free! At LBJA located in the Silver Spring Jewish Center. LBJA is excited to highlight a special family activity with a beautiful complimentary fine art portrait of your child/children taken by FeeBee Photography! Order Krisy Kreme Doughnut for delivery on Erev Chanukah, Tuesday, November 26. Questions? Contact the school office at 301-592-8433 or

MJBHA Informational Evening for Middle School and Upper School parents – November 20, 8:00 PM at the home of Rachel & Ari Pinchot, 712 Hermleigh Road. For further information or to schedule a visit at a different time, contact Sharon Butler, Admissions Director, at 301-962-9400, x5630 or To RSVP or view future admissions events, visit

Chanuka – Jewish Aspirations – with Rabbi Shmuel Leigh. Thursday, November 21, 9:00 AM, Shacharis 8:00 AM. Woodside Synagogue – Ahavas Torah. For more information contact The Golden Network at 301-338-4810 or

Citrus Sale – The YGW Senior Boys Class is having a Citrus Sale. Florida Naval Oranges (40-60 @ $36), Ruby Red Grapefruits (25-40 @ $32) and Tangerines (20-30 @ $26) are sold by the case. Orders are due by November 25 and should be sent to

GWCK's Annual Chanukah Mesibah – Bring the whole family to a festive celebration featuring live music and dancing, delicious Chanuka food, a magic show for children, and inspiring words of Torah from Rabbi Aaron Lopiansky. At the Kollel Tuesday, December, 3, at 7:00 PM.

TSGW 20th Annual Banquet – Sunday, December 8. Honoring Sara & Rabbi Mendel Bluming, Ms. Kerry Griffin and Mrs. Marcia Laundy. We thank you in advance for showing support to the Torah School as we complete our second decade of educating the children of the Greater Washington Jewish community. To make reservations and/or to place an ad visit

SAVE THE DATE – YGW 50th Annual Banquet – Sunday, January 12, 2014. Celebrating the living legacy of our founder and Rosh HaYeshiva Moreinu HaRav Gedaliah Anemer, ZT"L. Presenting the Akeres HaBayis Award to Mrs. Sima Jacoby for more than 40 years of service to the Yeshiva. For more information please visit

Job Assist Events:

* LinkedIn for Beginners – Free workshop. Wednesday, November 20, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Info and register at

* Photoshop for Beginners – 4-part series starts Monday, November 18. Register at

* Job Search Boot Camp – Free. December 11-12, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Register at Note: Sign up early because these courses fill up quickly.

The Week Ahead
Sunday, November 17 Monday, November 18 Tuesday, November 19 Wednesday, November 20 Thursday, November 21 Friday, November 22

Arcola 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:15, 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:15, 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30

University 8:00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Sephardi 7:30 6:05 6:15 6:15 6:05 6:15


Arcola 4:35 4:35 4:35 4:35 4:35 See Shabbos

University N/A 7:15 (Maariv) 7:15 (Maariv) 7:15 (Maariv) 7:15 (Maariv) schedule

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 6:04 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:23 AM, Earliest Mincha: 12:25 PM

Next Shabbos

November 22-23, 2013 – 20 Kislev 5774

Parshas Vayeshev

Light Candles by 4:31 – Havdalah 5:32

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 4:31

* Mincha 4:35, 4:30 (Sephardi)

Shabbos Day:

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

* Mincha 2:30, 4:15 (Sephardi), 4:30 (Arcola and Univ.)

* Maariv/Havdalah 5:32

Upcoming Events

Monday, November 18 Man with The Truck, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday, November 18 Rabbi Silver's Chanukah Series – Part 1

Wednesday, November 20 Senior Lunch

Friday, November 22 Ruach Minyan, 4:35, Arcola Social Hall

Motzei Shabbos, Nov. 23 Dor L'Dor, 7:00 PM

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, November 20, at 12 Noon.

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