Parashas Balak – July 6-7, 2012

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SHABBOS, July 6-7, 2012 17 Tammuz 5772

Parashas Balak Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 7:05pm

Light Candles by 8:18pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:55pm

Ruach Minyan – Arcola Small Social Hall 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 8:20pm

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

Rabbi Ethan Eisen will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

The Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard Kiddush is sponsored by Frieda and Jonathan Bart on the 15th yahrzeit of their beloved husband & father, Dr. Robert Bart, z"l, & by the Edesons in honor of their children, Helene & Nathan Edeson on their 25th Wedding Anniversary.

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Marilyn & Judd Lifschitz in honor of their son in law, Jose Greenspon, completing his training as a pediatric surgeon and becoming Assistant Professor of Surgery at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in St Louis.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Haimish Kiddush Group."

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 8:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University & Nusach Sefard 8:15pm

Shabbos Ends 9:25pm



Rosalyn & Arnold Bramson on the birth of their first great-grandchild, Avrohom Chaim Avi) Plaut. Parents are Nomi & Michael Plaut of Fresh Meadows, NY.

Lyn & Tad Downing & Leah & Dr. Alex Kott on the marriage of their children, Avery & viva.


The Youth Minyan will meet promptly at 9:15am in the small social hall.

YISE Shabbos groups – For the summer, Shabbos Youth Groups will be only for 2 – 5 year-old children. Groups for Grades 1 – 4 Boys and Girls resume in the fall. 2 – 5 yearolds meet in the youth room behind the balcony from 10am – 11:15am.

The Youth Group Kiddush is sponsored by the Youthg Minyan Kiddush Group.

Rabbi Rosenbaum is on vacation through Monday, July 16. Anyone who needs to contact him about a pressing matter during that time should contact a member of the office staff, who will inform Rabbi Rosenbaum. All other halachic questions can be referred to Rabbi Hyatt, 301-593-4837, or Rabbi Moshe Walter of Woodside, 301-980-8953.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, will resume July 22.

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. The Shiur resumes Friday morning, July 20.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday morning Tehillim shiur resumes July 18.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women meets at 8pm, Wednesday nights, in the small Beis Medrash, and will resume Wednesday, July 18.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men takes place on Wednesday nights at University Blvd.

Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash for Men will resume Tuesday, August 28.

Linas Hatzedek – Join the Greater Washington Community Kollel as we study the fascinating laws of Business Ethics. Unlawful Encroachment or Healthy Competition? 9:30am Sunday mornings at YISE Arcola. For more information, call 301-593-4260 or email


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur 8:15am, in the small Youth Room behind the Women's Balcony.

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

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will meet 1 hour before Mincha, in the Beis Medrash.

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

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

Rabbi Josh Blaustein – Shiur at Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

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

Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum – Women's shiur Shabbos afternoons will resume July 21, two hours before Mincha at the Koss residence, 11405 Monticello Ave.

To put an item in the Shabbos Shorts, send your news items to Regular deadlines are Wednesdays at 12 noon. Check the back page for upcoming deadlines around Yom Tovim, etc. Community programs are listed as space is available, at the discretion of the YISE staff. Submissions are subject to editing for space or stylistic requirements. There are no guarantees for non-Shul events.


The M&O Exteriors crew worked on the renovation July 4 to keep the project moving forward. We appreciate their efforts, as we appreciate your patience with the noise and inconvenience as the project proceeds.

Reminder: Please caution your children against climbing on the scaffolding! It may look like a jungle gym to them, but it is not. It can be dangerous. Please don't let your children roam unsupervised during this project. Please stay away from areas marked with yellow CAUTION tape.

Growing Up Jewish During the Battle of London

An intimate conversation with Dr. Gilda Haber, YISE member and author of the recently published Cockney Girl, about growing up in London at the outset and during the second World War. Program starts 7pm, sunday, July 15, in the YISE Small Social Hall.


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

Advancing Chesed with Technology – We need your ideas and energy for a YISE chesed group in formation that will tap technology to organize family, friends, and community to assist those in need with meals, rides, childcare, etc. To help or learn more, please contact Melanie Karlin,, or Max Rudmann,

Computer Training Online. Courses for week of July 8: (1) Dreamweaver—Beginners; (2) Excel—Beginners; (3) Powerpoint—Beginners; and (4) Let's Build a Facebook Business Page Together. Sponsored by OU. Info/register at

2-Day Job Search Boot Camp – Learn how to sell yourself, add "heat" to your resume, social marketing, and interview tips. Sponsored by JSSA. Wednesday-Thursday, July 11-12, 9am-4pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Register at

Succeeding in the Workplace – Tips from Professionals – Learn about workplace professionalism before and after getting the job. Sponsored by JobLink of Maryland. Monday, July 16, 7:30pm, Cong. Shomrei Emunah, 6221 Greenspring Ave., Baltimore. Pre-registration required at

Summer 2012 with The Mesorah Women's Learning Institute – Rebbetzin Nechama Karlinsky, Tisha B'av Evoking That Tear, Monday July 9, 8pm, YISE Social Hall; Mrs. Yael Cortell, Tefilla, Monday, July 16, 8pm YISE Social Hall, Seminary Style shiur; Mrs. Rochie Reingold, An In-Depth Exploration of the Punishment of Adam, Chava and the Nachash, Tuesday & WednesdayMrs. Shira Smiles, Inner and Outer Dignity, Monday July 23, 8pm, Southeast Hebrew Congregation. Evening Lectures $10 per shiur or $25 for all three. Seminary style shiur $18. For more information call Sorah Rivkah Goodman 301-681-6347 or email

Chesed during the Nine Days for Youth & Adults – Volunteer at A Wider Circle distribution center! Receive Community Service credit sorting through toys, clothes, furniture, or whatever people donate that day, or moving or fixing furniture. Sunday, July 22 – from 11am-1pm or 1pm-3pm. For info/RSVP, contact Miriam Friedman, Where: A Wider Circle, 9159 Brookville Rd. # C, Silver Spring, just up the road from the Torah School/Girls Yeshiva campus. 301-608-3504 or email: for questions or to donate. Sponsored by the YISE and KMS Chesed committees.

Help for Senior Citizens – The Senior Connection needs volunteers to provide seniors with free, escorted transportation to medical appointments, help with grocery shopping and other errands, and friendly visits to share companionship. Please consider giving a few hours a month. For information or to volunteer, contact The Senior Connection today at 301-962-0820, or Visit us at

Join the second annual Summer Seminar for men and women of the community with the Greater Washington Community Kollel! Choose from an offering of 8 inspiring classes or come for all! In conjunction with and located at YISE, Monday – Thursday, July 23-26, 8:00 – 9:30pm, preceded by Mincha at 7:45pm. Refreshments will be served. See upcoming flyer or email us at for more information.


Friday, July 6 – Ruach Minyan, Small Social Hall, 7pm sharp

Monday, July 9 – The Man With The Truck, 5:30pm to 9:00pm

Sunday, July 15 – Growing Up Jewish During the Battle of London, 7pm, Small Social Hall

Wednesday, July 18 – Senior Luncheon, 12 Noon, YISE Social Hall

Shabbos, August 4 – YISE Sisterhood Seudah Shlishit, Social Hall, 5-7pm

Dedicate a window There are only a few stained glass windows left to

dedicate at YISE, and the price of glass is going up. Dedicate your window before the price increase! For more details contact

The High Holiday forms will be mailed out to the Congregation next week.

Please fill your forms out and return them to the Shul office as soon as possible,

Davening Times Week of July 8 – July 14, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (July 8 – July 14)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday (Fast day) 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

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

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



Sunday: Mincha – Arcola 2pm, Arcola & Univ. 8pm

Maariv – Arcola & University 8:55pm


Monday – Thursday – Arcola & University – 8:20pm

HALACHIC TIMES (July 8 – July 14)

Talis & Tefillin 4:51am

Krias Sh'ma 9:31am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:51pm

NEXT SHABBOS, July 13-14, 2012 24 Tammuz 5772

Parashas Pinchas Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 7:03pm

Light Candles by 8:15pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:50pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 8:15pm

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University& Nusach Sefard 8:10pm

Shabbos Ends 9:21pm

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