Parashas Tetzaveh – February 11-12, 2011

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Parashas Tetzaveh 8 Adar 1 5771 Light Candles 5:22pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 5:25pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 5:25pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the Sephardi Minyan.

Rabbi Barry Greengart will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

Rabbi Amram Hes will speak at the 8:45AM Minyan.

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

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

The Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Haimish Kiddush Group."

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:05pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:20pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:20pm

Shabbos Ends 6:23pm


Sharon & Mayer Samuels on the birth of a son. Mazal Tov to grandparents Eilene & Dr. Lawrence Riemer of Lompoc, CA, and Suzie & Albert Samuels of Forest Hills, NY. Mazal Tov also to big brother Avi and big sister Shoshana.

Leor & Avi Baldinger on the birth of a daughter, Nava Chana. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Esther & Alan Baldinger and Cori & Rabbi Brett Oxman, as well as all of the aunts, uncles and cousin Tehilla.

Abby & Chaim Tor on the brit of their new grandson, Shai Yosef Flynn, born Dec. 30. Mazal Tov to parents, Talia & Yitz Flynn, brothers, Gabi & Binyomin Flynn, aunt and uncles, Adina & Dani Tor, and Natan Tor.

Fran & Alan Broder on the birth of a granddaughter, born Thursday morning to their children Eva & Hillel.

Joelle & Bill Zimbalist on the engagement of their son Joseph to Aliza Machefsky. Mazal Tov also to Aliza`s parents, Kathy & Sidney Machefsky of St. Louis.


Lucy Blitzstein and family on the passing of her father, Victor Benisti, in Florida. The funeral was held in Florida. Lucy will be sitting at her home through Sunday morning, 11507 Monticello Ave., and will be receiving visitors Saturday evening from 7:30pm to 9:30pm.

Miriam Botwinick on the passing of her father, Irwin Botwinick, in Israel. She is sitting shiva in Yerushalyim until next Wednesday. Phone # is 011-972-2-6786688.

YISE Annual Banquet This Sunday, February 13, 6:00pm

Our honorees are Susan & Bob Levi

The Young Leadership Award will be presented to Yoninah & Adam Segal

Youth Honorees

Devorah Bresler, Shmuel Gabai, Lev Heller, Ariel Isser, Melanie Kugler, Jonathan Levi, Hanna Mizrahi, Esther Shmunis

The New Daily 8:30am Minyan continues in the Beis Medrash. Join us there!

TalisBox Renters – The new carpet is coming to the Belonofsky Sanctuary starting February 20. The Talis Boxes must be moved to get carpet under them. Your box must be empty by Wednesday, Feb. 16. If there is a problem, please call the Shul office, 301-593-4465, ext. 401, by Feb.14.


Mommy & Me Spring Session 2011 – YISE Nursery presents Mommy & Me with Morah Deena Hadar! 10 Thursdays at 10:30am; $100 or $12 per session. Come join us Torah tales and tefillah songs, music and movement, arts and crafts & books and puppets! Fun for moms and for babies 16 months and up! Got questions or want to register? Contact Lianne Heller, or call 301-593-7365.

Camp Shomrai summer plans are complete! Watch for registration information. Questions? Call Lianne Heller at 301-593-7365 or e-mail


Wednesday, Feb. 16 – Senior Luncheon co-sponsored by YISE and the JCC. Speaker: Dr. Sam Book, "Where is our economy going?" Arcola Social Hall, 12 Noon


Talmud Yoma – Shiur Monday thru Thursday, small Beis Medrash, 11am-12 Noon.

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 Reingold, 301-996-5910.

Rabbi Zev Katz`s Wednesday morning Chumash class, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, meets Wednesdays, 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, 7:30pm, after Maariv at University Blvd.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Gemara shiur for men, Tuesday and Friday mornings, Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am.

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 8pm, Small Beis Medrash.

The Greater Washington Community Kollel Linas Hatzedek will not take place this Sunday, Feb. 13.


R` Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur in the youth room behind the balcony. All are welcome.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur, takes place Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Alshich on the Parsha 45 minutes before Sephardi Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur meets ½ hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University Blvd.

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


Kashrut Notice – Oakleaf Catering Group, also known as Hoffman Lewis, and Schleider Hoffman Caterers, will no longer be under the supervision of the Rabbinical Council of Washington, effective April 1, 2011.


2nd grade girls Shabbos Group will meet this Shabbos at the home of Keren Rabin, 11812 Auth Lane, from 4pm-5pm.

3rd Grade Girls Shabbos Group will meet this Shabbos at the home of Dalya Namrow, 6 Fulham Ct., from 4:00 – 5:30 pm.

Father & Son Learning at the Boys` Yeshiva – For Nursery to 6th grade. Motzei
Shabbos, 7:15 pm. Learning, pizza, raffles, prizes, special programs. For more information, call Rabbi Hes, 301-593-7991 or Nehemia Mond, 301-754-2221

Women`s Daytime Tehillim Group – 2pm-3pm, Tuesdays. Arleeta, 301-649-0552.

Time Management – Harvey Kramer, President of Execupro, will present a free workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 7:30pm, YISE. Sponsored by the Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative. To reserve a seat, contact David Marwick, For other jobrelated assistance, contact Avi Zemelman at

Yesodei HaTorah – The Greater Washington Community Kollel is planning a weekly shiur for men in Kemp Mill, using this proven method to equip beginners with the skills they need to study Gemara independently. Focus is on key Aramaic vocabulary and the structure of Talmudic discourse. Thursdays, 8pm, YISE. If interested, contact David Marwick, or Rabbi Menachem Winter, Rosh Kollel, or 301-213-6504.

Camp Ahava Registration Now Open – 6/27-8/19; Ages 5-12 & CIT Program; SSJC. Flexible sessions. Extended hours available. Structured exciting activities, programs & trips! Warm, nurturing, safe environment. Professional instructors, experienced counselors. Register early for extra savings! New Director, Stephanie Frumkin: 301-649-4425 or;

Tomchei Shabbos – Do you know individuals or families who can`t afford food for Shabbos or Yom Tov? The Yehuda Mond Foundation will arrange for confidential local food deliveries. Contact Rabbi Moshe Arzouan. For more information on the Foundation, and how to provide much-needed tax-deductible support to this project, visit

Gemachs – Visit to find out about area gemachs, where you can donate or borrow items, ranging from bicycles and children equipment to simcha clothes.

Free Career Workshops – JSSA will offer the following free workshops over the next few weeks. All events take place in Rockville and require online registration. Go to; find your event; and follow the link to register.

Career Changing 101. February 23, 1-2:30 pm. Job Search Boot Camp, March 2-3, 9am-4pm. Networking 101, March 7, 6:30-8pm. Headhunting 101. March 29, 7-8:30pm.

Helpline for Addictions – Do you, or some one you love, have a problem with drugs, alcohol, compulsive gambling, overeating, pornography, or any other form of addiction? Please call 1- 866-Zehayom (866-934-2966) for confidential help geared toward the frum community. Sponsored in part by the Yehudah Mond Foundation.

Have your Mezuzos checked in accordance with Jewish custom, twice in seven years. Rabbi Levy makes house calls for a nominal fee to remove & replace all the Mezuzos. The cost is 8 dollars per Mezuza check. Call to schedule an appointment. Leave a message for Rabbi Levy at 240-423-8810, or

An individual solicitor has been going from door to door in a number of Jewish communities claiming he is raising funds on behalf of organizations in the Gush Etzion area including Yeshivat Har Etzion and Tomchai Shabbat of Alon Shevut. This individual does not represent Yeshivat Har Etzion or any of its affiliate programs, ie., Migdal Oz, Herzog College or the Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash; nor does the Yeshiva raise funds in this manner.


Youth Groups this Shabbos meet 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); 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.

Be Safe while Walking at Night – Help yourself and your loved ones be safe at night by wearing a reflective belt. Reflective belts help cars and trucks be more aware of pedestrians. YISE Youth Committee now has reflective belts available for sale, at the price of $9 per belt or 3 belts for $25. To purchase your belt or for more information, contact Michael Ravin, 301-681-0233 or

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

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored this week in honor of the anniversary of Mordechai Linfield`s bar mitzvah by Moshe, Tzivia, Avrumi, Shoshana, Gavriella, and Nechama Linfield.

Come Ice Skating with the YISE Social Committee! 11:15am – 1:00pm, Sunday, Feb. 13, at Wheaton Ice Arena. $6.25 covers Skating and Rental. Pay admission at the door, 11717 Orebaugh Ave., Wheaton. Join us at Ben Yehuda following skating and receive a free regular soft drink with purchase of two slices of pizza when you show your skating wristband.. Questions:

Davening Times Week of Feb. 13 – Feb. 19, 2011

MORNING SERVICES (Feb. 13 – Feb. 19)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

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

Monday/Thursday 6:15am 6:45/7:35/8:30am 6:05am "

Tues./Wed./Fri. 6:30am 6:55/7:35/8:30am 6:15am "

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

*Nusach Sefard Minyan

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Feb. 13 – Feb. 17)

Sunday – Arcola & University – 5:30pm

Arcola Monday – Thursday – 5:30pm

University – Maariv only Monday – Thursday 7:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Feb. 13 – Feb. 19)

Talis & Tefillin 6:09am

Krias Sh`ma 9:38am

Mincha (Earliest) 12:53pm

Next Shabbos, Feb. 18-19, 2011

Parashas Ki Sisa 15 Adar 1, 5771 Light Candles 5:30pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 5:30pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 5:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:25pm

Shabbos Ends 6:30pm

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