Parshas Nitzavim-Vayelech: September 3-4, 2010

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Shabbos September 3-4, 2010

Parshas Nitzavim-Vayelech 25 Elul 5770

Light Candles 7:17pm Earliest Candle lighting 6:15pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:20pm

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

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

The 8:00 A.M. Kiddush is sponsored by Susan & Rabbi Saul Koss and Bertha Blumenthal, in memory of Morris Koss, Arthur Blumenthal & Louis Reiss.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored in honor of Beth and Phil Weinberg by their friends.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:15pm

Shabbos Ends 8:15pm

Arcola 12:40am Drasha/1:00am Selichos, University 1:00am Selichos


Laurie & Stuart Cohen on the birth of a grandson, Tzvi, to Chava & Benji Bernstein of Baltimore.

Rysel House & Ethan Cohen on their recent marriage.

Mrs. Esther Liberman on becoming a Savta Raba with the birth of her first greatgrandchild, Eitan Binyamin, son of Sima & Sralli Schwartz, grandson of Sheryl & Aaron Liberman.

Rabbi Dr. Jacob G. Wiener on the birth of a great granddaughter. Parents are Leah & Binyomin Hellman of Queens, New York.

Florence & Joel Avigan on the birth of a great granddaughter, Tamar. Parents are Belah & Moshe Barzel of Israel.


Volunteers Needed! Help set up the Arcola building for High Holidays this Sunday Sept. 5, 9:30am to 1pm. Back-up session Monday, Sept. 6, 9am to 1pm. For more info, or to sign up for for even a couple of hours, contact Art at or 301-649-7333.

Letters with High Holiday seat numbers were mailed on Tuesday. If you have questions about seat information, send an e-mail to, include your e-mail address and phone number. Someone will get back to you within a day. Please do not call the Shul office- they do not have information to answer questions.

Sponsors needed for Simchas Torah Kiddushes. Call 301-593-4465, ext. 402!


Laurie Glogower on the passing of her brother, Donald Brite. The funeral took place Monday in DC. Shiva will be observed at the Glogower home, 11704 Stonington Place, through Sunday morning. Shacharis Sunday (no Selichos): 8:00am.


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

Summer groups for children ages 2-5 will NOT meet this Shabbos due to the Labor Day Weekend. Groups will resume the following Shabbos..

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, or R` Moshe Haim Blate, 404-273-3392 for details.

Rabbi Zev Katz`s Wednesday morning YISE Chumash class will not meet this Wednesday, Sept. 8. It will meet Wednesday, Sept. 15. There will be no class Wednesday, Sept. 22 or Sept. 29. The regular schedule resumes Wednesday, Oct. 6.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan`s Wednesday evening Advanced Men`s Gemara shiur, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, which follows Maariv at University Blvd., will resume in October.

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 will resume meeting after Succos, Oct. 6, on the small side of the Arcola Social Hall.


R` Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur in the youth room behind the balcony. 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 Amram Hes – Parsha shiur will NOT meet this week.

Rabbi Rosenbaum- Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

R` Milty Crane- Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University Blvd.

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


Wacky Olympics and Annual Barbecue – The YISE Youth Department and Social Committee invite you to this year`s kick-off event at Kemp Mill Park, 120 Claybrook Drive, Sunday, Sept. 5, 3:30-6 pm. Enjoy all-you-can-eat BBQ, fun activites, and lots of fun! To RSVP or for more information, email or call 301-754-2626.

Ladies, mark your calendar for a day at the Spa – Join women from the local Jewish communities for an all-inclusive day of luxury at The Pearl Modern Spa and Boutique on Sunday, October 24, 10am to 6pm. The registration form was included in the envelope you received with the new HaShomer.

High Holiday Babysitting services for children ages 2-7, on both days of Rosh Hashanah and on Yom Kippur, provided by the YISE Youth Dept. The fee is $18 per session per child. Pre-registration required. Space is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Reservation forms are available in the shul lobby or by emailing


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.)


Please remember the Shul rents parking spaces from Parkland Pool, behind the Shul building. Members should not park in the Shopping Center lot unless shopping there. Also, please be careful when crossing the street to the Shul. Traffic in and out of the Shopping Center, both on Lamberton and Arcola, can be heavy at times. Proceed with caution! Finally, when parking in the Pool lot behind the Shul, do not block in the large moving vans parked there. They rent that space and can have your car towed away if you block them in.


Shofar blowing – If you are able to blow shofar or need to have shofar blown for you (at home), please contact Aron Trombka at or 301-681-3025.

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!

Women`s Tehillim for Shidduchim group will meet at SEHC at 7:00 pm. on Sunday evenings. All women are invited to attend.

Have your Mezuzos checked now in accordance with Jewish custom, twice in seven years. The cost is 8 dollars per Mezuza check. Call to schedule an appointment. Leave a message for Rabbi Levy at 240-423-8810, or

High Holy Days Appeal – The Franco Foundation is an important part of our own community`s safety net for individuals and families unable to face emergencies and pay for basic needs. Please send your generous tax-deductible donation to the Franco Foundation c/o Allan Franco, 613 Bromley St., Silver Spring 20902. You can also refer cases to

Packages for Soldiers! High Holiday packages are being sent to Jewish soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sponsor a package for $36; each package includes challahs, grape juice, kosher food, and more. For more information, contact Cori Oxman (

Workshops on Social Media Job Tools – JSSA has organized three free presentations to develop skills in the use of social media by LinkedIn expert Jason Alba, as follows: (1) 11810 Falls Road, Potomac: Mon. Sept. 27 (7-9 pm) and Tues., Sept. 28, 9-3 pm and (2) 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, Wed., Sept. 29, 9-3 pm. Register early at or call 301-610-8419.

Sustainability Circle – A group of local community members are gathering monthly for a "Sustainability Circle," an ongoing discussion of environmental issues and potential environmental actions, within the context of Jewish tradition. Each session focuses on a specific environmental theme, and includes a Torah teaching and a presentation of suggested environmental actions on that topic. The group now includes adults from KMS, YISE, Chabad, the SSJC, and the Yeshiva. The next session, "reducing waste," is Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 8 pm. To learn more and to receive regular emails about the Sustainability Circle, contact Ellen Haber at

Community programs are listed as space is available, at the discretion of the YISE staff. Non-YISE programs may appear more than once, but there are no guarantees. Submissions are subject to editing for space or stylistic requirements.


Sunday, September 5 – Wacky Olympics & Annual YISE BBQ (see inside page)

Tuesday, Sept. 7 – Rabbi Lopiansky will give a shiur on Rosh Hashanah, 8pm, as part of Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Community Tuesday Night Learning for Men

Wednesday, Sept. 15 – Rabbi Yissocher Frand, Annual Teshuva Drasha, 7:30pm Arcola

See schedule inserted in Shabbos Shorts for Slichos & Yom Tov davening times.

Thank You from the YISE Sisterhood – Approximately 120 people attended the enjoyable Sisterhood-sponsored Seudah Shlishit last Shabbas. The Sisterhood Board thanks the many volunteers who helped before, during, and after the event; the sponsors who helped offset the costs of this popular event; Marilyn Fine for her interesting dvar Torah; Kol Gilah for its beautiful musical performance; and especially the hard-working shul staff, particularly Esther Edeson and Alan Zimmerman, who went above and beyond their normal responsibilities to ensure the event`s success.

Davening Times Week of Sept. 5 – Sept. 11, 2010

MORNING SERVICES (Sept. 5 – Sept. 11)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

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

Monday (Labor Day) 8:00am 6:00/7:30**/8:45am 7:30am

Tuesday 6:00am 6:25/7:00am** 6:05am

Wednesday (Erev Rosh Hashanah) 5:30am 5:30/7:00am** 6:15am

Thursday/Friday (Rosh Hashanah) 7:30am 7:30am*/7:30am 8:00am

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

*Nusach Sefard Minyan ** Belonofsky Sanctuary

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Sept. 5- Sept. 7)

Arcola/University Sunday – Tuesday 7:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Sept. 5 – Sept. 11)

Talis & Tefillin 5:53am

Krias Sh`ma 9:53am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:39pm

Next Shabbos September 10-11, 2010

Parshas Haazinu Shabbos Shuva 3 Tishrei 5771

Light Candles 7:06pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & 6:55pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola – University 7:10pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – University 6:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 6:20pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola – -Nusach Sefard 6:35pm

Rabbi`s Drasha 7:00pm

Shabbos Ends 8:03pm

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