Parshas Lech Lecha: October 15-16, 2010

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This week`s Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Eva & Nissy Moskowitz on the 1st Yahrzeit of Eva`s mother, Mrs. Blanka Rosenberg, z"l.

Shabbos, October 15-16, 2010

Parshas Lech Lecha 8 MarCheshvan 5771

Light Candles 6:11pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 6:15pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 6:15pm

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

Rabbi Ethan Eisen will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

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

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Kugler Family in honor of Shlomo`s Bar Mitzvah.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 6:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 6:10pm

Shabbos Ends 7:09pm


Terumah & BenZion Kugler on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Shlomo, and to grandmothers, Shonny Kugler and Basha Kohler, as well as Shlomo`s siblings, Yosef, Nechama, Rachelle, Toby, and Yocheved. Also, Mazal Tov to Terumah & BenZion on the recent birth of Yocheved Tzirel.

Dalia & Jesse Kahane on the birth of a grandson, Yuval Yehiel. Parents are Galit & Harel Uli of Israel.


Ruth Rochel Stokes, who is recovering from knee replacement surgery.


Cantor Benjamin Bazian on the passing of his father, Cantor Moshe Bazian, in New York. Burial was in Beit Shemesh. Shiva will be observed at the Bazian home, 11702 Kemp Mill Road, through Sunday morning. Shacharis Sunday at 8am.

Laurie Glogower on the passing of her mother, Patricia Carlson. The funeral will take place on Sunday, October 17, at 2:00pm at Garden of Remembrance in Clarksburg, MD. Shiva will be observed at the Glogower home, 11704 Stonington Place, through Friday afternoon. The family requests no visitors between 11:30am and 1:30pm, between 4:30pm and 6:00pm or after 9:00pm. Minyan times are as follows: Mincha/Maariv: Sunday through Thursday: 6:05pm. Shacharis: Monday/Thursday: 6:45am Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday: 7:00am

"Into the Arms of Strangers, a feature length documentary about the Kindertransport will be presented at 8:00 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."


There will be a special 8AM Minyan Kiddush next Shabbos, Parshat Vayera. Details to follow.

Rosh Hashana Chesed Pledges – Over 100 individuals made pledges as a result of the Rosh Hashana Chesed Appeal requesting support for six community activities: hospitality, Bikur Cholim, Chevra Kadisha, shiva minyanim, the University Boulevard mincha/maariv minyan, and the Kemp Mill JobAssist effort. If you have offered to help, expect to be contacted soon and given more information. To volunteered, contact Max Rudmann,


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

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); 2-5yr 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.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys meets this 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 8pm 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 Monthly Melava Malka Tanach series returns Motzei Shabbas Oct. 23, at 8:30pm. It will include a shiur by Rabbi Rosenbaum on the Torah personality of Rivkah. The program will take place at the Simkovich home (Warwick Apartments, #1010).This popular shiur is now in its 4th year and is open to the entire community.

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. This Sunday Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum will introduce the new topic of "Ona`as Devarim" – The Prohibition of Causing Emotional Distress. 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 – Save The Date, Oct.29 – 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 – 8:15am Shiur in the youth room behind the balcony. This week`s shiur will be on the bracha of Avos. All are welcome.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur, Mesechet Chagigah, 1 hour before Mincha.

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

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur will meet this week 1/2 hour before Mincha.

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.


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!

2nd grade girls will meet this Shabbos at Lisa Solomson`s home, 1104 N Belgrade Rd., from 4:30pm- 5:30pm.

Saving for and Spending in Retirement. Bikur Cholim`s Eldercare Project`s next session, on Sun, Oct. 17, 9:30-11:30 am, at KMS, will feature Steven Goldberg on financial planning, investments (including pensions, 401(k)s, IRAs, annuities), asset allocation, and software programs for preserving your nest egg. Reverse mortgages will also be discussed.

The Greater Washington Community Kollel`s Fall Semester is in progress. Discover exciting classes and chavrusa opportunities. New programs include: Mishna Enrichment for 5-6 boys, Mondays 7:45 – 8:30pm; Philosophy of Mitzvohs for 7-9 boys Tuesdays, 8:15 – 9:00pm; Megilla Gems for Women with Mrs. Sara Malka Winter Tuesday at 8:00pm. Located at 10900 Lockwood Dr. For more info contact Rabbi Menachem Winter 301-213-6504 or
The Mesorah Women`s Learning Institute brings in the Rachel Imeinu Yahrzeit Video (worldwide event) featuring inspiring shiurim by Rebbitzen Tziporah Heller and Rebbitzen Tehila Jaegar (for women only). "Connecting to the Secret of Rachel Imeinu`s Voice: Elevating the Unique Gift of Women" with a special message from Sara Yoheved Rigler. On Sunday, Oct. 17 at 8pm at SEHC, Donation $10. All proceeds go to the poor and needy ofEretz Israel. For more information call Sorah Rivkah Goodman 301-681-6347.

The unveiling for Dr. Shmuel Kotz will be held on Sunday, Oct. 24, 11:30am, at the Young Israel Section of Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.

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." Dr. Rabbi 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; email or call Lianne Heller, (301)593-7365.

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 November 1. Cost is $36/course. For information and to register, go to For other job-related assistance, contact Avi Zemelman at

Yoga Classes for Middle School Girls – A beginner`s class is starting at Lisa Finestone`s home studio in Kemp Mill. Classes are Sundays from 11am – 12 noon, taught by Lisa. First class is free. Contact her at 561-504-6825 or

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


Shabbos, Oct. 16 – Bar Mitzvah of Shlomo Zavel Kugler, 8:45 Minyan

Monday, Oct. 18 – Man with the Truck, 5:30 to 8:30 pm

Monday, Oct. 18 – Becker Disposables, 4:30 to 8:00 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 19 – YISE Board of Directors Meeting, 7:30pm, Small Beis Medrash

Wed. Oct. 20 – Senior Luncheon, 12 Noon, Arcola Social Hall. Speaker: Cantor Cal Chiezer will speak on "Mommy! A lost child during World War I."

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 October 17 – 23, 2010

MORNING SERVICES (Oct. 17 – Oct. 23)

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. 17 – Oct. 21)

Arcola/University Sunday – Thursday 6:10pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Oct. 17 – Oct. 23)

Talis & Tefillin 6:33am

Krias Sh`ma 10:06am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:24pm

Next Shabbos, October 22-23, 2010

Parshas Vayera 15 MarCheshvan 5771

Light Candles 6:01pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 6:05pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 6:05pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:45pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 6:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 6:00pm

Shabbos Ends 6:59pm

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If you see children in the downstairs lobby, bouncing balls and knocking ceiling tiles out of the grid overhead – even if it is not your child – please tell them to stop!

(This actually happened and the adults did nothing.)