Parshas Vayetze: November 12-13, 2010

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Shabbos, November 12-13, 2010

Parshas Vayetze 6 Kislev 5771

Light Candles 4:38pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 4:40pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 4:40pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the 8AM and 8:45AM minyanim.

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

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored in commemoration of the yahrzeit of Gloria Mehlman, z"l, by Jack Mehlman, Betsy & Tevie Mehlman and family, Nancy & Pesach Mehlman and family, Judy & Moshe Mehlman and family,

Surah Mehlman, Judy & Zevi Mehlman and family, Faygah & Jed Linfield and family, and Miriam & Dovid Cohen and family.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:20pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:35pm

Shabbos Ends 5:38pm

Mazal Tov To:

Nancy & Pesach Mehlman on the upcoming marriage of their daughter Rivka to Tani Friedman. Mazal tov also to Rivka`s brothers Shlomo, Yoni and Moshe and to her grandfathers Jack Mehlman and Menache Israel, and also to all of her aunts, uncles and cousins.

Arleeta & Rabbi Dr. Ivan Lerner on the birth of a granddaughter to their children Tamar & Rabbi Michoel Lerner of Kiryat Sefer. Mazal tov also to Great Grandmother Dena Lerner Gerber of Baltimore.

Barbara & Dr. Clifton Price on the engagement of their son Ari to Gila Rossman, daughter of Evelyn & Larry Rossman of Washington Heights, NY. Mazal tov also to all the mishpocha.

Condolences To:

Marc Katz & family on the passing of his mother, Gerrie Katz, z"l. The funeral took place Friday at Judean Memorial Gardens in Olney. Shiva will be observed at the Katz home, 704 Lamberton Drive, through Thursday morning. The family requests no visitors between 12:00 noon and 1:00pm, between 6:00pm and 7:00pm or after 10:00pm. Minyan schedule is as follows: Shacharis: Sunday: 8:00am; Monday/Thursday: 6:45am; Tuesday/Wednesday: 7:00am. Mincha/Maariv: Sunday through Wednesday: 4:35pm.


Wednesday, Nov. 17 – Senior Luncheon, 12 Noon, Arcola Social Hall

Friday, November 19 – Ruach Minyan, Arcola Social Hall, 4:35pm

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

Sunday, Nov. 21 – YISE Sisterhood Tea, 10am-Noon, Arcola Social Hall

Sunday, Nov. 21 – Youth/Nursery Chanukah Party & Gift Sale, at YISE Nursery, 1- 4pm

Monday, Nov. 22 – 1st of 3-part series on Cooking on Shabbos- Rabbi Rosenbaum, 8pm, Beis Medrash


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); 2-5 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.

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

The first Dor L`Dor of the season is this week! All families are invited to come and join in the YISE Arcola Social Hall Motzei Shabbos, Nov. 13, 7pm for family chevrusah-style learning, pizza, and prizes! To sponsor this program, call Michael Shimoff, 301-592-1606.

Join us for the Annual YISE Youth & Nursery School Chanukah Party and Gift Sale, Sunday, Nov. 21 at the YISE Nursery, 811 University Blvd., 1 to 4pm. $5 per child with no admission fee for adults. This is a community-wide event.

Chanukah Family Game Night! Parents and children in grades 3-6 are invited to a fun evening of exciting games, cool prizes, and delicious treats. Join us for lots of fun in the Arcola Social Hall on Motzei Shabbos Chanukah, December 4, 7:00-8:30pm. The cost is $3 per child. For more information, email


The Monthly Melava Malka Tanach series continues this Motzei Shabbas, Nov. 13, at 8:30pm. It will include a shiur by Rabbi Rosenbaum on the Torah personality of Eisav. The program will take place at the Mendelson home (Warwick Apartments, #220). This popular shiur is open to the entire community. Light refreshments provided by the host family.

Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Community Tuesday Night Learning for Men – in the YISE small Social Hall. Learning 8pm-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 has started a new Gemara shiur for men, 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 contact Aaron Branda at or Rabbi Rosenbaum.

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 Linas Hatzedek program presented in conjunction with the YISE Adult Education Committee on Sunday mornings will resume this Sunday, Nov. 14, at 9:30am, following the 8:45am Shacharis.


R` Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur in the youth room behind the balcony. This week`s shiur will be "Siblings and Simchas: Marrying Off Older Children First." Men & women welcome.

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 30 minutes before Mincha at Arcola.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

Rabbi Reuven Kasierer – 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. Contact Arleeta, 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, 4pm.

The 2nd Grade Girls Shabbos Group will meet at Estie Schwechter` s house at 703 Horton Dr., 3:30- 4:30pm on Nov. 13, Shabbos Vayetze. To host the Shabbos group for 2nd grade girls or to be included in the email list, contact or call at 301-681-3971. The available dates are Dec. 4, Dec. 18, Feb. 12 and Feb. 26.

3rd Grade Girls Shabbos Group will meet this Shabbos at the home of Dalya Namrow, 6 Fulham Court, 3:30pm to 5pm.

Snif Bnei Akiva meets this week at KMS at 3pm. A walking group will leave from YISE at 2:30pm, and will return at 4:30pm. All 3rd-6th graders are welcome.

How to pay for long-term care – Bikur Cholim`s Eldercare Program series. Learn the basics about long-term care insurance: whom it`s for, what it costs, etc. Speakers include Baruch Wertenteil from the Wertenteil Agency and Michael Lachance, from the Maryland Department of Aging. Sunday, Nov. 14, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at YISE.

Two Job Workshops for Students – It`s not too early to start thinking about next summer, because deadlines start closing in January. Summer 2011 Jobs: Rafi Katz, a former summer intern, will discuss how you can snag that coveted Washington internship or other summer job. Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7:30-9:00pm, KMS. Register at Write Your First Resume: JobAssist staff will explain what should, and shouldn`t, be in your resume. Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7:30-9:00pm, YISE. Register at For other job-related assistance, please contact Avi Zemelman at

Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington presents the next GSHMAC program Tuesday, Nov. 16, 7:45pm, at the home of Peninah & Shalom Hoffman, 10707 Huntwood Dr., Silver Spring. RSVP to 301-754-2272. Rabbi Boruch Rabbinowitz will speak on " How to connect to Hashem in times of Nisayon {challenge}." Free and open to the public.

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

NCSY Fall Programs – 1. Latte & Learning every week at 8:30-9:3pm, Sundays,- 915 Ellsworth St., in Downtown Silver Spring, Thursdays at 865 Rockville Pike, Winter Green Plaza.

2. NCSY Senior Mid-Winter Shabbaton, Dec. 9-12, Amazing Shabbat Experience and Scavenger hunt in Times Square. 3. NCSY Teen Seudat Shlishit at Kemp Mill Synagogue Parshat Vayetzei, Nov. 13. For more details on any of these programs or to sign up contact Rabbi Nissim Levin at 301-651-7468, or Facebook: Nissim Levin.

The Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse, JCADA, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary Sunday, Nov. 21, 6:30pm, at Ohev Sholom. Honorees are Barbara Zakheim, cofounder and past President of JCADA; and Resa Levy, President of the Montgomery County Center for Family Justice Foundation. Dinner & dessert buffet reception. Dietary laws observed. For details and reservations, call 301-315-8040 or email

Kashrut Alert – Brunswick Sardines in Oil – Several consumers reported finding krill (a small crustacean similar in appearance to a small shrimp) in some cans of Brunswick Sardines in Oil. The product code of the cans in question is 0215CB Best by Aug 2015. Consumers are advised to contact the Orthodox Union to report such findings, and to contact Bumble Bee Seafoods for a refund.

The YISE Sisterhood Annual Membership Tea -Sunday, Nov. 21, 10am to noon at the Arcola Social Hall.The morning program will include a dairy brunch, a d`var Torah by Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum, a look back at Sisterhood`s exciting year of programming, and a look forward towards innovative and creative ideas for future events. Bring your ideas and be ready to discuss how we can make a good thing even better!

Tea (Brunch) Fee: Sisterhood Members: $12; Non-Sisterhood Members: $18 *RSVP Requested* 2010-2011 Sisterhood Membership Fee: $36. Membership dues can be paid at the door. The Annual Tea begins the 2010-2011 Sisterhood membership year. Join the Sisterhood now and support future quality women`s programming! Women only. For information or to RSVP, contact or Vicki Binstock (co-president), 301-318-2126.

We have again been asked to post this reminder: Some members are allergic to certain perfumes and scents. Please do not wear heavy amounts of such to shul.

Davening Times Week of Nov. 14- Nov. 20, 2010

MORNING SERVICES (Nov. 14 – Nov. 20)

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 (Nov. 14 – Nov. 18)

Sunday – Arcola & University – 4:40pm; Arcola Monday – Thursday 4:40pm

University – Maariv only Monday – Thursday 7:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Nov. 14 – Nov. 20)

Talis & Tefillin 6:01am

Krias Sh`ma 9:21am

Mincha (Earliest) 12:24pm

Next Shabbos, November 19-20, 2010

Parshas Vayishlach 13 Kislev 5771

Light Candles 4:33pm

Ruach Minyan – Arcola Social Hall 4:35pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 4:35pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 4:35pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:30pm

Shabbos Ends 5:34pm

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