Parshas Chayei Sarah: October 29-30, 2010

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This week`s Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Rabbi Dr. Ivan and Arleeta Lerner to honor the 2nd yahrzeit of Arleeta`s father Sam Axelrod zt"l (Shmuel ben Dovid).

Shabbos, October 29-30, 2010

Parshas Chayei Sarah 22 MarCheshvan 5771

Light Candles 5:53pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 5:55pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 5:55pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum, will speak at the 8AM and 8:45AM Minyanim this Shabbos.

The Haskamah/Nusach Sefard Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Group."

The 8:45AM Main Minyan will enjoy a Haimish Kiddush sponsored by

Hannah Gershon in honor of her new great-grandson, Akiva Yeruchem.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:50pm

Shabbos Ends 6:51pm

Mazal Tov To:

Aviva & Pinchas Werner on the birth of a baby girl on Wednesday.

Donna & Geoffrey Rosenbloom on the birth of a granddaughter, Bassia Naomi, born to Mira & Marc Greenberg. Mazal Tov to the great-grandparents and to Naomi`s brother, aunts,uncles and cousins.

Tzivia & Rabbi Samuel Bramson on the marriage of their granddaughter Chava Gila Chaitovsky daughter of Esther & Myron Chaitovsky to Zev Lerner son of Rachel & Sheldon Lerner.

Gita & Charles Siegman on the bar mitzvah of their grandson, Ayal Avraham, son of Atara & Joel Stein of Bet Shemesh, Israel

Tzivia & Rabbi Samuel Bramson on the bar-mitzvah of their grandsons, Noach Aharon and Naphtali Yitzchok Weinstein, sons of Renee and Mayer Weinstein.

Bruchim Habaim

We welcome new members Shira & Daniel Huff, Adina & Joshua Karpoff, Shoshana & Avi Rudack and Shira & Eli Spilman. They were approved as members at a recent YISE Board of Director meeting.

Condolences to:

Phyllis Teitelbaum & family on the passing of her mother, Celia Rosenfeld. The funeral Service will be held in the YISE Social Hall at 9am Sunday morning. Burial will be in Beit Shemesh, Israel. Shiva schedule will be announced when confirmed.

Kemp Mill Community Krystallnacht Program 7:30pm, Nov. 7

"Into the Arms of Strangers," a feature length documentary about the Kindertransport will be presented at 7:30 pm Sunday, Nov. 7 in the YISE Social Hall. This program, presented as an adjunct to Yom HaShoah program last April, is sponsored by the YISE/KMS Holocaust Committee.


The Youth Minyan will start at 9:15am in the small side of the Social Hall.

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

Youth Groups will meet this Shabbos at 10am. 1st – 4th grade girls meet upstairs in the small Beis Medrash; 1st – 4th grade boys at the Yeshiva (meet in the YISE downstairs lobby at 10am to walk across); 2-5 year olds meet in the large Youth room behind the women`s balcony. Pick up the 2-5 year olds in the large Youth room and the 1st-4th graders in the small Youth room.

Shabbos Groups will be doing a practice fire drill at l0:30am.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys meets on Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.


Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Community Tuesday Night Learning for Men – in the YISE small Social Hall. Learning 8-9pm, followed by Maariv and light refreshments. Five shiurim & chavrusas. Contact Rabbi Eli Reingold, 301-996-5910, Rabbi Zev Katz`s Wednesday morning Chumash class, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, meets at 11am in the small Beis Medrash at Arcola.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan`s Wednesday evening Advanced Men`s Gemara shiur, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, meets at 7:30pm, after Maariv at University Blvd.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Wednesday night Women`s shiur meets at 8pm in the Arcola Small Beis Medrash.

The Greater Washington Community Kollel in conjunction with YISE Adult Education Committee presents Linas Hatzedek, a program dedicated to elucidating the laws of interpersonal conduct. Sunday mornings at YISE. Shacharis at 8:45am, chavrusah style learning with a Kollel Rabbi from 9:30 – 10:15am.


Friday Night Oneg Shabbos Is Back – This Friday Night – Oct. 29 -The Katzoffs (1111 Arcola Ave) – 9pm – Join your neighbors at this popular monthly Friday night shiur by Rabbi Rosenbaum. Each program covers a Halachic aspect of Shabbos followed by an Oneg Shabbos – This month`s Shiur: Memachaik (Smoothing: including halachos of rubbing soaps, creams, etc.).

R` Pinchas Werner – Shiur will not take place this Shabbos.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur, will not take place this Shabbos.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Alshich on the Parsha 45 minutes before Sephardi Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur will not meet this week.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

R` Matt Welik – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University Blvd.

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – 9am Shiur, upstairs behind the women`s balcony.

Starting November 2, Rabbi Rosenbaum will be giving a Gemara shiur for men on Tuesday and Friday mornings in the Arcola social hall from 6:00-6:45. The shiur will cover Gemara, Rashi, and Tosfos with a look at the practical halachic conclusions drawn from the sugyos. It will begin with the third perek of Meseches Shabbos. For more information please contact Aaron Branda at or Rabbi Rosenbaum.

The cRc has introduced its cRc Kosher App now available free of charge on all iPhones and iPads. The information presently includes cRc lists for kosher Slurpees, Beverages and Liquor. For added info visit


At the Sound of the Tone – Rabbi Rosenbaum now has a confidential voice mailbox on the YISE phone system. The YISE phone number is 301-593-4465.The Rabbi`s extension is 411. His email address is

Rabbi Jacob Wiener has moved to Monsey, New York to be with his son and family. He is doing extremely well; but misses Silver Spring and would love to be in touch with his friends. Rabbi Weiner can be reached between 8pm and 10pm in the evening at 845-425-1305.

Man`s Coat Missing – Nautica brand, black, size large, without a liner. Missing from YISE coat-rack. If you took it by mistake, please return it or call 240-422-6590.


Women`s Daytime Tehillim Group – 2pm-3pm, Tuesdays. For information contact Arleeta Lerner, 301-649-0552.

The Women`s Group studying "Practical Applications of the Chafetz Chaim & Insights of the Parsha through the Eyes of Rav Pam" will meet this Shabbos at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1106 Arcola Avenue, 4:30pm. All women are welcome!

3rd Grade Girls Shabbos Group will meet this Shabbos at the home of Ayelet and Miriam Licht, 11609 Yeatman Terr from 4:00 – 5:30 pm.

Community Yard Sale – Novels, furniture, kitchen utensils, household goods, clothing, toys, games, electronics, and more! Plus: major seforim sale-dozens of lightly used seforim at major discounts! Sunday, Nov. 7, 12:30-4:30pm, at YGW, 1216 Arcola Ave. For more information, or if you have anything you`d like to donate to the yard sale, call 301-649-7077 ext 1469. A project of the senior class of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington.

The Mikvah Emunah Society, in conjunction with the opening of the new mikvah, will host two scholars at KMS. Rabbanit Chana Henkin will be speaking Shabbos, Oct. 30, at 4:00 pm, on "The Centrality of Mikvah in Jewish Life." Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin will be at KMS on Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 pm, making a presentation on "Tumah, Tahara, and Parah Adumah. What Do They Mean for Our Generation?"

YISE Nursery is sponsoring a six-week parenting class, "How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk," given by Judy Rosenthal starting Sunday, October 31 at 8 pm at the Rosenthal home, 1220 Arcola Ave. $50 per person or $75 per couple plus books. Space is limited; contact Lianne Heller, or (301)593-7365.

Summer 2011 Jobs – Rafi Katz, a former summer intern, will discuss how you can snag that coveted Washington internship or other summer job: finding openings, deadlines, resumes, and more. Sunday, November 14, 7:00-8:30pm, Kemp Mill Synagogue.

MJBHA Open House -Prospective families are invited to a Veteran`s Day Open House. Thursday, Nov.11, 10am – 11:30 am., at 13300 Arctic Avenue, Rockville. For information or to RSVP, call Sharon Butler, Admissions Director, 301-962-9400, x5630 or

Online computer classes – The OU is sponsoring 6-part online computer classes in Dreamweaver, Excel, Photoshop, PowerPoint, and Quickbooks, starting the week of Nov. 1. Cost is $36/course. For information and to register, go to For other job-related assistance, contact Avi Zemelman at

Visitors – Do you know someone who needs a visitor? Housebound or in the hospital, volunteers are ready to drop by on Wednesday evenings and visit for a while. Contact Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517 or

Blood Drive, Sunday, Oct. 31 – Ohev Sholom/The National Synagogue is hosting a Children`s Hospital Blood Mobile, from 9:30am to 2:30pm, at 1600 Jonquil Street, NW. For information and to make an appointment, contact Carol at

Gathering for Gilad – There will be a rally Nov. 11 at 6pm on the Mall called "1600 for 1600," to mark the 1600th day of Gilad Shalit`s captivity. The goal is to have 1600+ attend. Sponsored by UMD ZOA Students. For information contact

B`nei Akiva Snif and Family Seudat Shlishit – B`nei Akiva is hosting a Seudat Shlishit Nov. 6, 4:30pm at KMS for children grades 3-6 and their parents. Children will have Snif while parents learn about the Bnai Akiva programs and events. RSVPs deadline is Monday, Nov. 1. The suggested donation is $15/family. Questions? Contact Miriam Zaghi,

Healthy from Head to Toe – Which personal hygiene products protect your health while avoiding environmental pollution? Find out at the Kayamut/Sustainability Circle meeting on Monday, Nov. 1, 8:00 pm at the Silver Spring Jewish Center. Light refreshments. No charge. To learn more and receive emails about the Kayamut Circle, contact Ellen Haber at

Free jobsearch bootcamps – These popular, monthly bootcamps, run by JSSA are "sold out" every month. Kickstart your jobsearch and learn about about the hidden job market, networking, effective resumes, and interviewing. Limited openings, so pre-registration required, 301=610-8380. Next session, December 1-2, from 9 am – 4 pm.

Tomchei Shabbos – Do you know individuals or families who can`t afford to buy food for Shabbos or Yom Tov? The Yehuda Mond Foundation will arrange local food deliveries in a confidential manner. Please contact Rabbi Moshe Arzouan if you know anyone who could benefit from this service. For more information on the Foundation, and how to provide muchneeded tax-deductible support to this project, visit

How to pay for long-term care – Bikur Cholim`s Eldercare Program series. Learn the basics about long-term care insurance: who it`s for, what it costs, how to select a policy, federal and state programs (including Medicaid) that can assist in paying for longterm care needs. Speakers include Baruch Wertenteil from the Wertenteil Agency and Michael Lachance, from the Maryland Department of Aging. Sunday, November 14, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at YISE.


Sunday, Nov. 7 – Krystallnacht Commemoration program, Arcola Social Hall, 7:30pm. Video presentation, "Into the Arms of Strangers," a documentary

Tuesday, Nov. 9- Zichron Gedaliah Beis Medrash program, 7:45pm this week, followed by

Tuesday, Nov. 9 – Rabbi Motty Berger, Community Lecture, 8:30pm, presented by YISE Adult Education Committee.

Saturday, Nov. 20 – Installation of Rabbi Rosenbaum, 8pm, YISE Social Hall

YISE rents space in the Parkland Pool parking lot behind the Shul. Please use those spaces when you come to the Shul. If you use Shopping Center parking you may be towed and incur a towing charge.

Davening Times Week of Oct. 31- Nov. 6, 2010

MORNING SERVICES (Oct. 31 – Nov. 6)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

Monday/Thursday 6:15am 6:45am/7:35am 6:05am "

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

Shabbos 8:45am 7:00/7:00*/8:00/8:45am 8:15am "

*Nusach Sefard Minyan

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Oct. 31 – Nov. 4)

Sunday – Arcola & University – 5:50pm; Arcola Monday – Thursday 5:50pm

University – Maariv only Monday – Thursday 7:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Oct. 31 – Nov. 6)

Talis & Tefillin 6:47am

Krias Sh`ma 10:13am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:22pm

Next Shabbos, November 5-6, 2010

Parshas Toldos 29 Mar Cheshvan 5771

Light Candles 5:45pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 5:45pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 5:45pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:40pm

Shabbos Ends 6:44pm

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