Parshat Matos-Masei: July 9, 2010

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This week`s Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Zipporah & Jason Rosenblatt in honor of the Rabbi Morris and Rebbetzin Esther Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture, Sunday, July 11.

Shabbos July 9-10, 2010

Parshat Matos/Masei Mevorchim HaChodesh 28 Tammuz 5770

Light Candles 8:18pm Earliest Candle lighting 7:04pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Early Friday Mincha 2 – Arcola Social Hall 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 8:20pm

Rabbi Danny Kramer will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

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

The Hashkamah-Nusach Sefard Kiddush is sponsored by Zipporah & Jason Rosenblatt to commemorate the yahrzeits of their fathers, Rabbi Morris D. Rosenblatt, z"l, and Rabbi Nandor Marton, z"l.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Marla & Marty Teichman in memory of their son Jeffrey on the occasion of his third yahrzeit, and in honor of their great-grandchild Chaim Yosef`s first birthday.

There will be a Mevorchim HaChodesh Kiddush at University Blvd. this Shabbos.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 8:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:15pm

Shabbos Ends 9:24pm

Mazal Tov to:

Miriam Plotinsky & Kenny Handwerger on the birth of a daughter Ayla Elisheva. Mazal Tov also to big brother Koby Zev and to grandparents Rosalie & Stanley Handwerger and Anita & Mel Plotinsky.

Simi & Sammy Franco on the birth of a grandson to their children Luna & Avi Peretz. Mazal tov also to great-grandparents Dottie & Nat Franco and Janet & Mel Rottenberg, and to all the aunts, uncles, cousins and all the mishpocha. The Shalom Zachor will be at the Franco residence, 11525 Monticello Avenue at 9:30pm.

Condolences to:

Ira Thompson on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Ruth Thompson, z"l. The funeral took place in New York. Ira is sitting shiva at 11415 Monticello Avenue, through Monday morning. Minyan schedule is: Sunday – Shacharis: 8:00am, Mincha/Maariv: 8:15pm; Monday – Shacharis: 6:50am.

No Business Like Shul Business…

A special membership meeting will take place on July 21 at 7pm and July 27 at 7pm in the Belonofsky Sanctuary for election of the YISE Rabbi.

High Holidays at YISE – If you need help completing the seating form or just want to say hello, stop by the Shul on Sunday from 10 AM to 12 Noon, in the lobby outside the Social Hall. Checks, cash and credit cards accepted

A review series of Hashkafos and Halachos of Taharas Mishpachah for married women: July 13, July 27, 8:00 pm, small side of the social hall. Presenters: July 13–Mrs. Sima Jacoby, July 27–Rabbi Dovid and Atara Rosenbaum.

As the Shabbos Shorts was about to print, we received word of the passing this morning of former YISE member Dr. Bruce Shnider. Information of funeral and shiva arrangements will be distributed to the community when available.


Wednesday, July 21 – Senior Luncheon, 12 noon, Arcola Social Hall. Cosponsored by YISE and the DC JCC.

Monday, July 26 – The Man With the Truck, Becker Disposables, Arcola Social Hall, downstairs lobby.


The Youth Minyan will start at 9:15am in the small side of the Social Hall. This week`s Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Faygah, Jed, Mordechai, Tzivia, Avrumi, Shoshanah, Gavriella and Nechama Linfield in honor of the anniversary of Moshe`s bar mitzvah.

Summer groups for children ages 2-5 begin this Shabbos in the youth rooms upstairs, and will run from 10 – 11:15. . Groups for 1st- 4th grade will resume after the summer.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Shiur for 6th – 8th grade boys will not meet this Shabbos.


Rabbi Zev Katz`s Wednesday morning YISE Chumash class, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, will resume on Wednesday, July 21, at 11:00 am.

The Wednesday evening Advanced Men`s Gemara shiur previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, is now conducted by Rabbi Moshe Arzouan, following 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 will resume July 14.


R` Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur in the youth room behind the balcony. This week`s shiur will be: "Hey, nice tie! The issur of chanufa." All are welcome.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur 30 minutes before Mincha at Arcola.

Rabbi Tzvi Klugerman – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

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

No Business Like Shul Business…

Ilona & Shmuel Blech are moving to Monsey and wish to thank all their friends "…for the 50 wonderful years we lived in the Shomrai Emunah community. We will miss you, but we will certainly keep in touch and hope to always share good news with you."

YISE has the nicest Kiddushes, on a regular basis, of any Shul in Metro DC, but we need volunteers to help clean up after! Call Alan at the Shul office, 301-593-4465, ext. 401.

Briefly Noted

Community Shloshim Gathering for Chaya Zlata Geisinsky, z"l, bat Harav Yehoshua z"l, Monday, Rosh Chodesh M`Av 5710 – July 12, at the Sylvia S. Ely Auditorium, MJBHA. Mincha 7:15pm – Program begins 7:30pm.

Career Fair – The Partnership for Public Service will host its eighth annual Public Service Career and Internship Fair July 14, 3pm-7pm at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. Last year`s event connected 78 federal agencies with more than 6,000 students and jobseekers.

Community Programs & Listings

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 not meet this Shabbos.

The Rabbi Morris & Rebbetzin Esther Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture will take place Sunday, July 11, at Congregation Kneseth Israel, 1125 Spa Road, Annapolis 21403. Deborah Tannen will speak on "She Said/ He Said/ We Said: Talking in (Jewish) Families." The lecture is free and open to the public. Continental breakfast: 10am.; lecture: 11am.

The Brand Is You: Marketing Yourself with LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google – Workshop presented by Cory Lebson of Lebsontech LLC. Tuesday, July 13, KMS, 7:00- 8:30pm; please note early start time. Sponsored by the Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative. To register, visit For other job-related assistance, contact Avi Zemelman at

"Educating Your Child As an Individual: Discover the Amazing World of Learning Styles" – An Evening for Women presented by Greater Washington Community Kollel Neshei, featuring experienced educator Mrs. Esther Schwarz, Assistant Principal, Yeshiva of Greater Washington, Girls Division, and the groundbreaking film F.A.T. CITY. Followed by a Question and Answer session with Mrs. Chana Biberfeld, Learning Specialist / Middle School Coordinator, Yeshiva of Greater Washington. Wednesday, July 14, 8:15pm, Southeast Hebrew Congregation, 10900 Lockwood Drive. Light refreshments will be served.

"She Weeps Bitterly At Night", Communal and Personal Loss: Why and How Do We Grieve," a talk given by Dr. Norman Blumenthal. Sunday, July 18, 7:00pm at KMS. Sponsored by the Lichy Family, The David Lichy Kollel Library of the MJBHA and Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington in commemoration of the tenth yahrzeit of David Lichy, z"l.

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 is required, 301-610-8380. Next open sessions are on July 20/21 and Aug. 17/18.

Women`s Basketball every Wednesday night at 8:30pm at the Yeshiva Girls Gym. Contact Shuli Taragin, 301-641-6132, if interested.

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. Contact Rabbi Moshe Arzouan. For more information on the Foundation, and how to provide much-needed tax-deductible support to this project, visit

Helpline for addictions – Do you or someone you love, have a problem with any type of addiction? Call 866-zehayom for confidential help geared towards the frum community. For more information go to, sponsored by the Yehuda Mond Foundation.

Kemp Mill Chesed Meals – New Website! All Jewish Kemp Mill community members are encouraged to join a new community calendar site. Help make planning chesed meals and handling other needs an efficient and convenient community effort. If you are able to make kosher meals for those in need or want to request meals yourself after the birth of a baby, an injury, death or other reason, contact a coordinator (Jen Green, Amy Mizrahi, Elinor Litwack, Stephanie Frumkin, or Sharon Shimoff) or visit

Rabbi Rosenbaum will be away Sunday, June 27 through Tuesday, July 13. In his absence, halachic questions can be addressed to Rabbi Hyatt or Rabbi Reingold, who have both kindly agreed to be of assistance. Anyone who has an urgent matter to discuss with Rabbi Rosenbaum can contact the office staff, who will inform Rabbi Rosenbaum. Rabbi Rosenbaum has planned his trip so that there will be ample time to address Tisha B`av shaalos upon his return.

We welcome the young children of our members, but strollers should be left outside alongside the shul. If bad weather requires you to bring your stroller inside, please fold it up to minimize the amount of space required. Thank you for your cooperation.

It`s your Shul – treat it like you would want your home treated!

Davening Times Week of July 11 – July 17 2010

MORNING SERVICES (July 11 – July 17)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

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

Monday/Rosh Chodesh 6:10am 6:35/7:35am** 6:00am "

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

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

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

*Nusach Sefard Minyan ** Belonofsky Sanctuary

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (July 11 – July 15)

Arcola/University Sunday -Thursday 8:20pm

HALACHIC TIMES (July 11 – July 17)

Talis & Tefillin 4:54am

Krias Sh`ma 9:32am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:51pm

Next Shabbos July 16-17, 2010

Parshat Devarim/Shabbos Chazon 6 Av 5770

Light Candles 8:14pm Earliest Candle lighting 7:02pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Early Friday Mincha 2 – Arcola Social Hall 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 8:15pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:10pm

Shabbos Ends 9:19pm

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, July 14, at 12 Noon.

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