Shabbos Chol Hamoed – October 5-6, 2012

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SHABBOS, Oct. 5 – 6, 2012 20 Tishrei 5773

Parashas Chol Ha'Moed Sukkot Light Candles by 6:25pm

Friday Mincha 6:25pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at University Blvd.

There will be no Kiddushes, but cookies and grape juice will be available in the Sukkah for those wishing to make a brocha before leaving Shul.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 6:05pm

Shabbos Mincha – University 6:20pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, Nusach Sefard 6:20pm

Shabbos Ends 7:22pm


Gloria & Arnie Sherman and Sharon & Aaron Weinberg on the birth of a granddaughter Yardena Pearl (Yardena Sara), to their children Dahlia & Yoni Weinberg of Sharon, Massachusetts. Mazal Tov also to all of the aunts, uncles and cousins.

Judy & David Marwick on the birth of a granddaughter, Tehillah Laya, to Dr. Miriam & Rabbi Binyamin Marwick of Baltimore.

Esther Becker on the birth of twin great granddaughters, Ruby Arriana and Sydney Layla, to her grandchildren Talia & Gavi Wolk of Dallas. Mazal Tov to the entire family.

Shemini Atzeres: Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the 8:45am Minyan

Rabbi Ethan Eisen will speak at the 8:00am Minyan

Simchas Torah: Rabbi Elchanan Adler will speak between Mincha & Maariv (Arcola)

The YISE Simchas Torah Family Extravaganza takes place this year on Monday night, Oct.8. Join us for exciting singing, dancing, and delicious treats for the kids, and a special Kiddush provided by the Youth Department! For more details or sponsorship opportunities please contact

For a complete list of davening times for Shmini Atzeret and Simchas Torah, refer to the YISE "New and Improved" Tishrei Times posted around the Shul and online.


The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15am sharp.

YISE Shabbos groups 2 – 5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony; Girls 1st – 4th grade meet in the Small Beis Medrash; Boys 1st – 4th grade gather outside the Social Hall and walk over to the Yeshiva. Groups run 10am – 11:15am. Please pick your child(ren) up promptly.

There will be groups on Shemini Atzeres. There will not be groups on Simchas Torah.

Make a positive change in your family's life!

YISE Nursery presents the six-week workshop,

"How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk," Sunday nights, Oct. 14 to Nov. 18, 8pm to 9:30pm, at the Rosenthal home, 1220 Arcola Ave. $100/person, $120/couple; includes 3 books. Registration is limited; email Lianne Heller or call 301-593-7365.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) Sunday morning study group for women, will resume Sunday, Oct. 14, at 9:30am.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men takes place Sundays, 8:30pm, at his home. For more information contact

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Men's Gemara shiur meets in the Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am Tuesdays & Fridays, and will resume Friday, Oct. 12.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday morning Tehillim shiur resumes Oct. 17, 11am, in the small Beis Medrash.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women, 8pm, Wednesday nights, in the small Beis Medrash, resumes Oct. 17.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men will resume after Simchas Torah, Wednesday nights at University Blvd. after Maariv.

Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash for Men – Tuesday evenings at 8pm in the YISE Social Hall.

Two weekly programs with the Greater Washington Community Kollel here at YISE: This Sunday Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics – the important topic of "Tzedaka: Giving Charity The Right Way", Sunday mornings, 9:30am . Yesodei Hatorah, a unique skillsbuilding program designed to foster independent Gemara proficiency. Thursday evenings, time TBA. For more info call 301-213-6504 or see


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur meets in the small Beis Medrash after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will meet 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur 1 hour before the Sephardi Mincha.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha/Maariv at Arcola.

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur 9am in small Youth Room behind the Women's Balcony.

Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum – Women's shiur Shabbos afternoons, meets this Shabbos two hours before Mincha at the Davis residence, 11403 Monticello Ave.

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill – YISE's Chesed Committee is organizing to support members with a variety of urgent needs (medical crisis, caring for family, etc). We need your assistance helping out with meals, rides, childcare, etc. For further info or to volunteer, call Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517, or email; or complete a volunteer form that can be dropped at either of the synagogue's mailboxes (on the wall by the Sanctuary or the executive director's office).


Women's Daytime Tehillim, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am. Contact Arleeta Lerner for information, 301-649-0552.

The Women's Discussion Group "Positive Word Power" will meet this Shabbos, 5:00pm, at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1006 Lamberton Drive.

Tehillim for Shidduchim — Those who planned to say Tehillim for shidduchim this Sunday, Oct. 7, should do so from their home at 9:30am. If you want to be assigned Tehillim or if you have any questions, call Jan Moses, 240-461-5294 or

The Beacon's 50+Expos are set for Sunday, Oct. 7, at Ballston Mall in Arlington, Va., and Sunday, Oct. 14, at White Flint mall in N. Bethesda, from noon to 4 p.m. each day. Free health screenings, flu shots, info from more than 50 government agencies, nonprofits and businesses, live entertainment, giveaways and door prizes. Keynote speaker: Mark Plotkin, political commentator. Free. Call 301-949-9766 for more info.

There will be a daily mincha minyan in Bethesda starting Wednesday, Oct. 10. Please email for more information.

Computer Training Online – Starting the week of Oct. 14, the OU will present online classes in Computer Aided Design (Basic and Advanced), Dreamweaver Web Design (Beginners), Excel (Beginners), Photoshop, and HTML (Beginners). Info and register at

Seforim Sale. Sunday, October 14, 2-5 pm, Ohev Sholom Talmud Torah, 18318 Georgia Avenue, Olney. For more info call 301-518-5340 or email

"Mind, Body & Soul" with Rabbi Reuvane Slater, noted lecturer and educator at JDS. Presented by The Greater Washington Community Kollel in partnership with the JCC of Greater Washington, 8 Wednesday evenings at 8:00 pm beginning Oct 17. Register, visit (link:HTTP:// Registration code: 11237. Cost:$18. JCC of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville.

Turn Your Great Idea Into a Successful Business — Featuring Seth Goldman, founder, Honest Tea. 600 Eye Street, NW, Oct. 17, 7-9pm. Sponsored by JSSA. Info/register at

Save the Date Nov. 4 – Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington invites the community to its annual Gala Brunch . This year's honorees are Sara Glashofer, Lori Tolchin and Irit Rasooly Goldman. The event will be held on Sunday November 4, 2012 at 10:00 am at KMS. For more information go to , email or call 202-331-4481. Reservations and ads for the Journal are now being accepted.

A special thank you to Yosef Hakim of The Services Squad. Yosef spent two days working to clean the carpet in the Beis Medrash so the Sephardi Minyan would have a cleaner place in which to daven for Yom Tov.

Kiddushes to the left of me, Kiddushes to the right of me…

There has been some confusion about the Simchas Torah celebrations and where to send money to sponsor the events.

The YISE Youth Department hosts the Simchas Torah Youth Extravaganza which includes a kiddush at night and distribution of flags and candy for both Simchas Torah night and day. To co-sponsor the event, please email See flyer at for more information.

The YISE Sisterhood hosts Simchas Torah kiddushim during the day at Arcola and University Blvd. branches of YISE. Sponsorship checks should be made out to YISE Sisterhood and sent to Hedy Bauman, 1131 University Blvd. W., #610, Silver Spring, MD 20902 or email to pledge a donation. Sponsors will be publicly acknowledged (unless otherwise noted).

Minyan Update: Starting Thursday, Oct. 11, there will be a Maariv Minyan at 7:15pm at University Blvd.

Talk to the Rabbi — Rabbi Rosenbaum is available by phone (No meetings are scheduled) from 10am until 11am, Monday through Friday, barring extenuating circumstances. Of course people can call at any time and either speak to him or leave a message. His office number is 301-593-4465, ext. 405.

Don't Waste it – Planning a Simcha? Mazal Tov! What will you do with any left over catered food from certified kosher stores or caterers? The Yehudah Mond Foundation can distribute your extra food with local families who have a need. To donate, call or have your caterer contact or call 301-537-7158.

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