Parshat Behaaloscha: May 28, 2010

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This issue of the Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Lee & Craig Oppenheim and family on the occasion of the yahrzeit of Lee`s mother, Chana Raisel bat Abraham HaLevi, z"l.

Shabbos May 28-29, 2010

Parshat Behaaloscha 16 Sivan 5770

Light Candles 8:07pm Earliest Candle lighting 6:54pm

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 8:10pm

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

Rabbi Simmy Merkin will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

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

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Chevra."

The 8:45 AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Sonya & David Levy in honor of the birth of their daughter, Moriya Shahar.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7: 50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:05pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:05pm

Shabbos Ends 9:14pm

Mazal Tov to:

Rosanne & Howard Benn on the birth of their new grandson, Sholem Mordechai, to Rabbi Dovid and Michelle (Miriam) Lipman of Beitar Illit, Israel. Mazal Tov as well to the grandparents Karen and Bernard Lipman and aunt and uncle Ahuva and Yaakov Lipman and all the other aunts, uncles and cousins.

Karen & Cary Presser, proud grandparents of Gabriella Leora, born May 24 to Yona & Elazar Engel, of Baltimore. Mazal tov also to grandparents Orit & Rabbi Moshe Engel of Lakewood, N.J. and great grandparents Harry Presser, Martha Engel and Dr. and Mrs. Perets.

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

Estie & Azik Schwechter on the birth of a baby girl, Matar Batsheva.

Condolences to:

Chaim Himmelfarb and family on the loss of his beloved brother, Julian (Yechiel) Himmelfarb, z"l, of Hashmonaim, Israel. Burial was at the cemetery in Moshav Chadid (Shoham). Shiva will be observed at Rehov Hazayit 22, Hashmonaim until Monday morning. Chaim can be reached at 011-972-8-976-1738.


Shabbos, June 5 – Rabbi David Fohrman, Scholar-in-Residence

Shabbos, June 5 – Torah, Tefila & Tofutti, 4pm, Arcola Social Hall

Remember- YISE Annual Banquet, Monday, May 31

Mincha 5:45pm, Buffet Dinner 6pm, Program 7:45pm

We welcome the young children of our members, but strollers should be left outside and on the side of the shul. Placing strollers in the lobbies (or near the doors) is a danger to members who walk through the lobbies and could cause injury to others.


The Youth Minyan will start at 9:15am in the small side of the Social Hall. The Youth Minyan Kiddush this week is sponsored by the Klugerman family in honor of the yahrzeit of Dov Klugerman, a`h, and with thanks to all who leined, led the davening and helped out the Youth Minyan this year.

Groups will meet this Shabbos from 10am until 11:15am. 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 balcony. Pick up the 2-5 year olds in the large Youth room and the 1st-4th graders in the small Youth room.

Torah, Tefillah, and Tofutti postponed to next Shabbos – This week`s T, T & T has been postponed one week, to June 5, from 4-5pm. Please join us in the Arcola Social Hall for familystyle chevrusah learning, inspiring discussions, and delicious (parve) ice cream, followed by early Mincha. Contact for more information.

Special Thanks – The YISE Youth Department would like to give a special thanks to Rene Isser and Rabbi Klugerman for teaching the Shavuos Night learning for middle schoolers. Both programs were a great success! Thank you to all who participated.

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


The Wednesday morning class previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, is now conducted by Rabbi Zev Katz at 11am in the small Beis Medrash.

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 shiur for Women meets at 8pm in the small Social Hall.

Community Beis Medrash in the small Social Hall – YISE & Yeshiva of Greater Washington Tuesday night for men. Mincha at 7:45pm; 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 info.


R` Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shabbos morning shiur in the small youth room behind the balcony. This week`s shiur will be on "Two Loaves Are Better than One: Halachos of Lechem Mishna." Men and women welcome.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Gemara shiur, Mesechet Taanit, 1 hr before Sephardi Mincha.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara shiur, Mesechet Chagigah, 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Arcola Parsha shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

Rabbi Reingold – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

R` Yitzi Becker – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur will resume June 12.

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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 Rebbetzin Myrna Klavan, 1106 Arcola Avenue, 5:00 pm. All women welcome!

This week`s First Grade Girl`s Shabbos Group is at the home of Jill & Jonathan Katz, 3:45pm. Second Grade Girl`s Shabbos Group will meet at the Tanzer home from 4:00 – 5:30 pm. 711 N. Belgrade Rd. Playtime only, no group leaders.

Sunday evening with Rabbi Daniel Hadar – Learn how to help fellow yidden connect with their yiddishkeit. Come this Sunday, May 30, 7:45pm, to the home of Dr. Gary & Mrs. Helene Goodman, 10711 Stoneyhill Dr., Silver Spring. Men and women invited, light refreshments will be served. RSVP to 301-681-6660 or

Blood Drive – MJBHA has teamed up with INOVA Blood Services to facilitate a blood drive, Tuesday, June 1, 2:30 pm – 7:30 pm at MJBHA. For more info or to schedule an appointment visit, click on Blood Drive, or contact Rabbi Jeffrey Frances, or 301-962-9400 x5586.

Financial First Aid- Jewish Social Service Agency`s June 2 free workshop is for people experiencing financial hardship due to the difficult economy. You will gain tools to deal with immediate to long-term financial needs -mortgage options, creditors and credit rating, downsizing, and budgeting. Call to register at 301-610-8330.

Rebbetzin Bayla Berger will give a talk on Shabbos, June 12, on Ahavas Yisrael, at the home of Rebbetzin Klavan, 1106 Arcola Ave, 6pm. Shalos seudas will be served. For more info call 301-237-7306.

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? If so call 866-zehayom for confidential help geared towards the frum community. For more information go to, which is sponsored by the Yehuda Mond Foundation.

66th MJBHA Anniversary – The Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy invites the community to its 66th Anniversary Celebration, honoring Rabbi Yitzchok and Sally Breitowitz and Mindy Horowitz, Wednesday, June 9, 27 Sivan 5770, 6:30 pm, Beth Sholom Congregation, 11825 Seven Locks Road, Potomac. Senator Joseph & Hadassah Lieberman, Honorary Chairs. Carrie Gluck and Jodi Mazel, Chairs. To RSVP, visit

Free jobsearch bootcamps – These popular, monthly bootcamps, run by JSSA are "sold out" every month. Kickstart your jobsearch and learn about the hidden job market, networking, effective resumes, and interviewing. Limited openings, so pre-registration required, 301-610-8380. Next open sessions are on June 15 and 16, July 20 and 21, and August 17 and 18.

Community programs are listed as space is available, at the discretion of the YISE staff. There are no guarantees. Submissions are subject to editing for space or stylistic requirements. Items should be sent to


YISE Sisterhood Games and Pizza Night! Sunday, May 30, 7:45pm, at the home of Aliza Chlewicki, 11602 Monticello Ave. Lots of games available or bring your favorites. All women welcome! $8 Sisterhood members, $10 non-members.

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

Davening Times Week of May 30- June 5, 2010

MORNING SERVICES (May 30 – June 5)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday/Monday (Memorial Day) 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

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 (May 30 – June 3)

Arcola/University Sunday – Thursday 8:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (May 30 – June 5)

Talis & Tefillin 4:42am

Krias Sh`ma 9:24am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:44pm

Next Shabbos June 4-5, 2010

Parshat Shelach 23 Sivan 5770

Light Candles 8:12pm Earliest Candle lighting 6:58pm

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

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