Sukkos – September 18-28, 2013

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September 18-28, 2013 – 15-24 Tishrei 5774

Sukkos / Shemini Atzeres / Simchas Torah / Shabbos Bereshis

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Marion Krakow & Family on the Yahrzeit of their beloved mother & grandmother, Flora Frankel, Z"L (Bluma Bas Shmuel Eliezer).

Sukkos Schedule

(All Minyanim without locations noted are at Arcola.)

Erev Sukkos, Wednesday, September 18:

* Eruv Tavshilin

* Light Candles by 6:53

* Mincha 6:55 (All locations)

* Maariv 7:25 (All locations)

* Kiddush after 7:51

First Day Sukkos, Thursday, September 19:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:00 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 – Rabbi Rosenbaum

* Univ. – Rabbi Barry Greengart

* 8:00 – Rabbi Josh Blaustein

* Mincha 6:55 (Sephardi at 6:50)

* Maariv 7:25 (All locations)

* Light Candles/ Kiddush after 7:50 (No preparations shall be done before this time.)

Second Day Sukkos, Friday, September 20:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:00 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Divrei Torah:

* 8:00 & 8:45 – Rabbi Rosenbaum

* Light Candles by 6:50

* Mincha/Maariv 6:50 (Sephardi at 6:45)

Shabbos Chol Hamoed Sukkos, September 21:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:15 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Mincha 2:30, 6:30 (Sephardi), 6:45

* Shiur:

* University – Rabbi Rosenbaum

* Arcola – Rabbi Dovid Katzenstein

* Maariv/Havdalah 7:46

Chol Hamoed Sukkos, Sunday, September 22:

* Shacharis 6:30, 7:30 (Sephardi), 7:30, 8:00 (Univ.), 8:45

* Mincha/Maariv 6:50

Chol Hamoed Sukkos, Monday, September 23:

* Shacharis 6:10, 6:25, 7:35, 8:45

* Mincha/Maariv 6:50

Chol Hamoed Sukkos, Tuesday, September 24:

* Shacharis 6:10, 6:25, 7:35, 8:45

* Mincha/Maariv 6:50

Hoshanah Rabbah, Wednesday, September 25:

* Shacharis 6:10 (Univ.), 6:10, 7:00, 8:45

* Eruv Tavshilin

* Light Candles by 6:41

* Mincha 6:45 (All locations) (Nusach Sefrard – followed by Maariv with Hakafos)

* Maariv 7:15 (All locations)

* Kiddush after 7:40

Shemini Atzeres, Thursday, September 26:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:00 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Yizkor – not before 10:30

* Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 – Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 – Rabbi Amram Hes

* Mincha 6:45 (Sephardi at 6:35)

* Maariv 7:30 (Arcola only)

* Light Candles/ Kiddush after 7:38 (No preparations shall be done before this time.)

* Hakafos 7:50 (Arcola only) Simchas Torah, Friday, September 27:

* Shacharis 6:45, 7:30 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Arcola only)

Parking Announcement

Please park on the Ben Yehuda side of the parking lot. The Shopping Center Management requests that YISE members abide by the parking agreement and not park on the CVS side. Thank you.

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Shabbos Bereshis Schedule

Mevorchim Hachodesh

Friday Night, September 27:

* Light Candles by 6:38

* Mincha 6:40, (6:35 Sephardi)

Shabbos Day, September 28:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:15 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Mincha 2:30,6:20 (Sephardi), 6:35 (Arcola and Univ.)

* Maariv/Havdalah 7:35

Divrei Torah:

* University Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 Minyan Rabbi Josh Blaustein

* 8:45 Minyan Rabbi Yehuda Shinensky

Shabbos Shiurim:

* R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur will not meet this week.

* Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur at 9:00 AM.

* Rabbi David Hyatt – Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will not meet this week.

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 5:35 PM.

* Rabbi Amram Hes – Shiur will resume on October 5.

* Rabbi Elchanan Adler – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

Mazal Tov

* Cindy & Bob Gerstl on the birth of a grandson, Noah Samuel, to their children Noemi & Seth Charnow and to brothers Joseph, Daniel and Benjamin.

* Sarah & Matthew Karlin on the birth of a son and to big brother, Yakov Gedaliah. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Melanie & Sandy Karlin and Leo Sushner; great-grandparents, Dolores & Leonard Schwartz, Charles Karlin and Trudi & Merv Levin and to all the aunts, uncles and cousins.

* Judy & Sheldon Klein on the birth their first grandchild, a boy, to their children Adina & Dudu Navon of Kfar Uriah, Israel.

* Erica & Barry Kolatch on the birth of a grandson, born to Naomi & Mark Marcus of Somerville, MA on the second day of Rosh Hashanah. Mazal Tov also to big sister Alana, grandparents Charlotte & Joe Marcus, and all 5 great grandparents.

Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will meet the first two days of Sukkos, Shabbos Chol Hamoed, Shemini Atzeres and Shabbos Bereshis at 9:15 AM sharp.

Youth Groups for 2-5 year olds will be held on the first two days of Sukkos, S`habbos Chol Hamoed, Shemini Atzeres and Shabbos Bereshis in the youth room behind the balcony.

Youth groups on Shabbos Chol Hamoed, Shemini Atzeres and Shabbos Bereshis for Girls 1st-4th grade (gather in the main lobby) and Boys 1st-4th grade (gather outside the Social Hall) and walk to the Yeshiva. Groups run 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Please pick up child(ren) promptly.

YISE Youth Department's Annual Sukkah Hop! All parents and children Pre-K to 6th grade are encouraged to join us for this year's exciting Sukkah Hop! Please join us on Shabbos Chol Hamoed, September 21, at 4:00 PM at the YISE Arcola Sukkah to begin our journey, Rain or Shine.

YISE Programs and Listings

Thanks – The YISE community thanks the many volunteers who setup for High Holy Days and reset afterward. (Too many to name here.)

Bnei Akiva will again sell Aravot on Hoshanah Rabbah morning, September 25, at Arcola and University. Look for them in the lobbies.

Simchas Torah – The Simchas Torah Family Extravaganza will take place on Thursday evening, September 26. Join us for exciting singing, dancing, and delicious treats for the kids, and a special festive Fleishig Kiddush provided by the Youth Department! For more details or sponsorship opportunities please contact

YISE Sisterhood Simchas Torah Day Kiddush at YISE – Sponsorships for the Kiddush can be made in honor of loved ones or upcoming Simchas, in commemoration of Yahrzeits, or to simply show appreciation for the YISE community and YISE Sisterhood. Sponsorship checks should be made out to YISE Sisterhood and sent to Hedy Bauman, 1131 University Blvd. W., #610, or e-mail Ilana Branda at to pledge a donation. Sponsors will be publicly acknowledged (unless otherwise noted). Additionally, YISE Sisterhood is seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and cleaning up the Simchas Torah kiddush. Please contact if you can volunteer.

Cleanup in Sligo Creek Park – Fun Chesed opportunity co-sponsored by YISE, KMS, & MJBHA Sunday, September 29, between 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM. In conjunction with Friends of Sligo Creek, clean up the Kemp Mill Shopping Center Park/Sligo Park. Meet at the entrance to Sligo Creek Park near Shalom's. Gloves and bags will be distributed. Upper School students may receive Community Service hours.For more information, please contact Miriam Friedman at

The Greater Washington Community Kollel in conjunction with YISE invite the community to a lecture on "Dina D'Malchusa Dina and Political Economy: Halachic Perspectives On Socialism vs. Libertarianism" by Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman, Rosh Chaburah and Senior Lecturer at the Kollel. Sunday morning October 6, 9:30 AM in the YISE Social Hall.

We Need Your Email Address – YISE still has over 100 people who receive all Shul notices by snail mail. This costs the Shul additional money and staff time! Help us reduce these costs. Please go to to sign up or send your email address to

Job Assist Events:

* QuickBooks for Intermediate Users – Monday, September 30. Times, prerequisites, and register at

* LinkedIn II for Intermediate Users – Wednesday, October 9, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Prerequisites and register at

* Speed Networking for Job Seekers – Wednesday, October 9, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, 14330 Travilah Road, Rockville. Info and register at

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual self-improvement), Sundays at 9:30 AM in the Balcony – Will resume on September 29.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara Shiur for Men, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 AM-6:45 AM, Arcola Social Hall – Will resume on October 1.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Halacha Chabura for Men, Tuesday evenings. For more details, please contact

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Tehillim Shiur, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM, in the small Beis Medrash – Will resume on October 2.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash Shiur for Women, Wednesdays at 8:00 PM, in the small Beis Medrash – Will resume on October 9.

* Bais Medrash Zichron Gedaliah for Men, Tuesdays at 8:00 PM in the YISE Social Hall – Will resume on October 1.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, Wednesdays following Mincha/ Maariv at University – Will resume on October 2.

* Greater Washington Community Kollel:

* Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics – Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM – Will resume on October 6.

* Yesodei Hatorah, a skills-building program designed to foster Gemara proficiency. Thursdays, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Will resume on October 17.

Community Programs and Listings

The Warwick Sukkah is back! New location by the pool deck. Please contact todd. or 301-593-4161 for more information.

YGW Special Chol Hamoed Sukkos Learning Open For All Boys And Men Of The Community – L'ilui Nishmas Etan Ben Dovid (Mr. Etan Savir, a"h) September 22, 23, & 24 – 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at YGW Boys Campus. Breakfast in the YGW boys Sukkah & learning in the Belonofsky Beis Medrash. Breakfast served until 9:30 AM; Chavrusah learning until 10:20 AM; Shiur until 11:00 AM. Sunday – Rabbi Reingold; Monday – Rabbi Lopiansky; Tuesday – Rabbi Kreiser. Questions? Contact Rabbi Amram Hes at 240-475-9581 or

Simchas Bais HaShoeiva – Sunday Night Chol HaMoed, September 22 at 8:00 PM, the community is invited. Live music and light refreshments in The Foxman Bais Medrash – YGW Boys Campus. Dedicated in memory of her father, Rabbi Moshe H. Levinson, zt"l, by Shonny Kugler, Long & Foster Real Estate. Questions? Call Rabbi Simmy Merkin at 301-962-5111 ext 1522.

Ropes Course on Chol Hamoed – The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring Friends School on Monday, September 23. Sukkah on premises. Discounted tickets $29+tax for 3 hours. Monkey Grove for ages 4 and up is $15+tax for 1 hour. Tickets for the invitation event are available online only and need to be purchased in advance by visiting Starting times for Monday, September 23: 11:30 AM, 12:00 Noon, 12:30 PM,1:00 PM. For more information, contact Miriam Friedman at or call the Adventure Park at 240-389-4386.

The Winter Family invites the entire community to the first Yahrzeit commemoration for Rabbi Kalman Winter ZT"L for words of comfort and inspiration. Please join us to pay honor and tribute to a Rav who played such a pivotal leadership role in the Silver Spring Community for over 30 years. The commemoration will take place Thursday, October 10, 8:00 pm at South East Hebrew Congregation.

High Holy Days Appeal – The Franco Foundation helps individuals and families pay for basic needs as they face a tough economy or manage with tragic emergencies. Please send your generous tax-deductible donation to the Franco Foundation c/o Allan Franco, 613 Bromley Street or through Paypal, at the You can also refer cases to

Shabbos and Yom Tov Program – Tough times are driving more people for financial assistance from the Tomchei Shabbos and Yom Tov program of the Yehudah Mond Foundation. For details on contributing by phone, mail, or internet go to

Mikvah Emunah Society is pleased to announce that the Woodside Keilim Mikvah is now back in service! It's located at the rear of 1305 Ballard Street, and the entrance is through the driveway. The Keilim Mikvah is open only during daylight hours.

Greater Washington Community Kollel – Fall Semester resumes on Sunday, October 6. Take advantage of the many opportunities and exciting classes and programs to find something just right for you! For more information, visit us at or email us at

Professional Clothing Drive – Donate your gently used professional clothes and accessories. Help men & women literally suit up for the office. For more information contact:

Over 50 and looking for work? The JCA is offering five new sessions of The Career Gateway. This program comprises 30 hours of small-group instruction for only $75! The first session begins September 23. For more information, contact Ellen Greenberg at 301-255-4215 or

Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy is getting a new track! In order to build excitement for the project and help get the community out and running, please join us for a 5K Fun Run: Come on out try the new track by running a 5K with your friends and the community. Sunday, October 13, 9:00 AM. $54 entry fee and includes a t-shirt. 100% of collected fees will be used for the track upgrade. To sign up visit For more information, contact

Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington Annual Event will take place on Sunday, October 20, at 10:00 AM at Beth Sholom. Honorees are Dr. Kurt Newman, Dr. Roger Packer and community service honoree, Mrs. Miriam Friedman. For more information and to make a reservation, please visit

The Week Ahead

Sunday, September 29 Monday, September 30 Tuesday, October 1 Wednesday, October 2 Thursday, October 3 Friday, October 4 Rosh Chodesh
Arcola 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:15, 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:15, 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 6:00, 6:35, 7:35, 8:30
University 8:00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Sephardi 7:30 6:05 6:15 6:15 6:05 6:15

Arcola 6:35 6:35 6:35 6:35 6:35 See Shabbos schedule
University 6:35 N/A N/A 6:35 N/A

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 6:16 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 10:00 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:29 PM

Next Shabbos

October 4-5, 2013 – 1 Cheshvan 5773

Parshas Noach / Rosh Chodesh

Light Candles by 6:27 – Havdalah 7:24

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 6:27

* Mincha 6:30 (All locations), Ruach Minyan

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:15 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Mincha 2:30, 6:10 (Sephardi), 6:25 (Arcola and Univ.)

* Maariv/Havdalah 7:24

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 4 Ruach Minyan, 6:30, Arcola Social Hall

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, October 2, at 12 noon.

Submit items for the Shabbos Shorts to:

Office Phone: 301-593-4465 Office Fax: 301-593-2330

Eruv line: 301-593-5561 E-Mail:


Office Hours:

Monday (9/23) and Tuesday (9/24) 9:00 AM-5:00 PM,

Wednesday (9/25) 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Thursday (9/26) and Friday (9/27) – Closed

Monday through Thursday (9/30 – 10/3) 9:00 AM-5:00 PM,

Friday (10/4) 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum Dr. Marc Katz – President

Alan Zimmerman – Executive Director