Parashas Bamidbar/Shavuos – May 25 – 28, 2012

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SHABBOS-SHAVUOS, May 25-28, 2012 5-7 Sivan 5772

Parashas Bamidbar Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:52pm

Light Candles by 8:05pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Social Hall 6:40pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 8:05pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

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

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

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

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

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:45pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:00pm

Shabbos Ends 9:11pm ~ Light Candles for Shavuos after 9:11pm

See insert for Schedule of Shavuos Davening and Shiurim


Gail & Chaim Sanders on their son Ami receiving his Master's Degree (MS) from Columbia University in "Sustainability Management."

The Flowers for Shavuos are donated in memory of David Kramer, z"l, on the occasion of his 10th Yahrzeit by Karen & Howie Schulman, Miriam Kramer & Aaron Levy & family, Miri & Danny Kramer & family and Adina & Daniel Moses & family.

Nancy & David Finkelstein on the bar mitzvah of their grandson, Yosef Peikes, son of Rachel & Jonathon Peikes of Kew Gardens Hills, NY.


We welcome the following new members, approved at the recent YISE Board of Directors meeting: Mr. Ari & Mrs. Elisheva Jacobs; Mr. Oren & Mrs. Rivky Perez; Mr. Eliyahu & Mrs. Leana Schwartz; Dr. Nisan & Dr. Andrea Siegel; Dr. Eugene & Dr. Eliane Wesley.

We welcome Rabbi Will Yeamans and his wife, Sarah, who are joining us for Shabbos and Yom Tov.


Monday, May 28 – YISE Shavuos Ice Cream Party – Arcola Social Hall, 4:30 – 5:30pm.

Friday, June 1 – Hachnassat Sefer Torah, YGW to YISE, 5:45pm. For more information email or call 301-592-8247.

Shabbos, June 2 – Bar Mitzvah of Binyamin Broth, Hashkamah Minyan, 7am.

Monday, June 4 – The Man With The Truck 5:30pm to 9pm, Arcola Social Hall.

Shabbos, June 9 – Graduates' Kiddush following 8:45AM Main Minyan. To sponsor call the Shul office, 301-593-4465, ext 402.

Wednesday, June 13 – YISE Nursery Graduation, Arcola Social Hall, 9:15am.


The Youth Minyan will meet promptly at 9:15am in the small Social Hall on Shabbos and on the 2nd day of Shavuos. There is no Youth Minyan on the 1st day of Shavuos.

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 are no groups on the 1st day of Shavuos. Groups will meet on Shabbos and on the 2nd day of Shavuos.

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


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, will resume Sunday, June 3, 9:30am in the Belonofsky Sanctuary.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men will resume Sunday June 3 at 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 covers Gemara, Rashi, and Tosfos with a look at practical Halachic conclusions drawn from the Sugyos. For information contact Aaron Branda,, or the Rabbi.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday morning Tehillim shiur meets in the small Beis Medrash at 11am.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women meets at 8pm on Wednesday nights.

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

Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics – will resume June 3 at 9:30am.

Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash for Men Tuesday Evenings, 8pm in the YISE Social Hall. Classes and Instructors: Machshava [Jewish Thought] by Rabbi Y. Scher; Gemara Sukkah by R. J. Cohen; Mishna Berurah by Rabbi Eli Reingold; Advanced Gemara Beitzah by Rabbi M.C. Blate; Chavrusas always available For info contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910. Yesodei Hatorah – A unique skills-building program designed to give you independent Gemara proficiency Thursday evenings after Mincha-Maariv, Arcola Social Hall.


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

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur 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 one hour before the Sephardi Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha Shiur will not meet this week.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Pirke Avos between Mincha/Maariv at Arcola.

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


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

Kindergarten Girls' Shabbos Group will meet on May 26 at the home of Willa Rothenberg, 11746 Lovejoy St, 4pm – 5pm.

Positive Word Power women's discussion this Shabbos, 5pm at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1106 Arcola Ave.

Do the mitzvah of bikur cholim! Visit people in Kemp Mill who would greatly appreciate it. Community Service points may be earned as well. For more information, contact Miriam Friedman at

"Insights into Megillas Rus" with Rav Aaron Lopiansky – A special shiur for women: Shabbos Bamidbar/Erev Shavuos May 26, 5:45pm at the YGW Boys' Campus. Presented by YGW Women's Alumnae Association and the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington. For information contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

"Good Advice/Bad Advice: A Case of Lifnei Iver" – Rabbi Eli Reingold, May 28 [Second Day Shavuos]. The Federal Holiday Learning Program for Men, presented by the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington. Monday, Chavrusa 5:30pm; Shiur 6:45pm; Mincha 7:30pm at the Boy's Campus. For information call 301-996-5910.

Facebook for Business: What You Need to Know. Tuesday, May 29, 7-8:30pm. Sponsored by OU. Info/register at

Mobile App Development – Informational webinar on this growing field, Tuesday, May 29, 8-9pm. Info/register at

Job Opportunities in Non-profits for Experienced Workers – Learn how to position yourself for a job in the non-profit sector. Wednesday, May 30, 1-2:30pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Info/register at

MES Dinner to honor Diament & Eizenstat – Attend the Mikvah Emunah Society annual dinner honoring Elizabeth Diament & Jessica Eizenstat, June 6 at the Newton White Mansion. See website for invitation and details at or call or text 240-687-1573.

Caring for Ourselves, Caring for Others – With appropriate information or support, family caregivers can help their loved ones over a life time. Suzanne Mintz, President and CEO of National Family Caregivers Association and Rabbi Dr. Moshe Bleich, Senior Social Worker at the Department of Veterans Affairs, will share personal and halachic insights on caregiving. Sunday, June 10, 7:20-9:30 pm, at 411 Hermleigh Road, the Mayberg home. Sponsored by Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington, Eldercare Project, and Chesed Committees of Young Israel Shomrai Emunah and Kemp Mill Synagogue.

CAMP SHOMRAI – A few spots remain available for 5-year-olds and 6-year-olds at Camp Shomrai. Call or email Lianne Heller for information, 301-593-7365 or

Community programs are listed as space is available, at the discretion of the YISE staff. There are no guarantees. Submissions are subject to editing.

Sanctuary carpet tiles re-installation starts Monday, June 4

The carpet tiles in the Belonofsky Sanctuary require replacement, and ColorCarpetWorks (the original installer) has agreed to replace them at no cost to the Shul. Installation is scheduled to start Monday, June 4. We expect the work to be completed prior to Shabbos, June 9. If you rent a Talis Box, please remove your possessions from your talis boxes by Sunday, June 3, so that the carpet installation can proceed below that unit. If you have any personal seforim in the pews, please remove them as well. Thank you for your cooperation.

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

Davening Times Week of May 27 – June 2, 2012


Sunday/Monday See Shavuos Schedule

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

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

Shabbos 8:30am 7:00/7:00/8:00/8:45am 8:15am "



Sunday – Thursday – Arcola & University – 8:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (May 27-June 2)

Talis & Tefillin 4:44am

Krias Sh'ma 9:25am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:44pm

NEXT SHABBOS, June 1-2, 2012 12 Sivan 5772

Parashas Nasso Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:57pm

Light Candles by 8:10pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Social Hall 6:45pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 8:10pm

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:05pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:05pm

Shabbos Ends 9:17pm

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