Parashas Bereshis – October 12-13, 2012

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This issue of the Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Mrs. Marion Krakow & family in memory of Flora Frankel, Bluma bas Shmuel Eliezer, on the occasion of her yahrzeit.

SHABBOS, Oct. 12-13, 2012 27 Tishrei 5773

Parashas Bereshis Light Candles by 6:15pm

Friday Mincha 6:15pm

Ruach Minyan (Arcola Social Hall) 6:15pm

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

Rabbi Josh Blaustein will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

The Hashkamah/Nusach Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Bonnie and Ira Evans in honor of their son Gabriel's upcoming marriage to Sara Jacobson of Houston.

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by their friends in honor of MeeRa & Stephan Miller joining K'lal Yisroel.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush (Dairy, not Cholov Yisrael with "regular" pareve items) is sponsored anonymously in honor of the boys who close the Friday night and Shabbos morning davening, and their families.

There will be a Shabbos Mevorchim Kiddush at University Blvd.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – University 6:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, Nusach Sefard 6:10pm

Shabbos Ends 7:12pm


Tzivia & Rabbi Sam Bramson on the birth of a great-grandson, Zev Brown, to their

grandchildren Adi & Avromi Brown, and to the great-grandparents, Libby & Rabbi Nuta Waidenbaum.


The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15am sharp.

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 & walk to the Yeshiva. Groups run 10am – 11:15am. Please pick child(ren) up promptly.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Rona & Aaron Lerner in honor of the 2nd anniversary of Yoni Broth's Bar Mitzvah


The YISE community thanks the following people for helping with High Holy Days setup and resetting: Alan Baldinger; Paul Berner; Moshe Broder; Stuart Cohen; Moshe Dorfman; Ben Eastman; Esther Edeson; Harry & Marion Felsen; Steve & Miriam Friedman, Matan, Edan, and Merav; Raph Ginsburg; Yale Ginsburg; Barry Greengart; Nancy Karkowsky; Moshe Kasser; Shlomo and Yosef Kugler; Eli Landy; Louis Lazar; Jules Meisler; Sammy Merzel; Sid Meyers; Louis Morris; Melvin Sassoon; George Teitelbaum; Ephraim Wakschlag. (Any helpers we forgot to list should let us know so we can correct our error.)

The YISE Sisterhood thanks the following sponsors for making this Simchas Torah Kiddush possible: Anonymous; Alan and Esther Baldinger; Pearl Bassan; Hedy Bauman; Gerda and Manfred Blumenthal; Stuart Cohen; Bonnie and Ira Evans; Jonathan and Marilyn Fine; Simi and Sammy Franco; Stephanie and Dan Frumkin; Gilbert and Faith Ginsburg; Raphael Ginsburg; Esther and Eliezer Goldfeiz; Rabbi and Mrs. Tuvia and Feigy Grauman – In memory of my mother Chana Leah Bas Menachem Mendel Halevi (Ann Grauman) whose yarzheit is Shmini Atzeret; David and Esther Hornestay; James Family; Nancy and Abraham Karkowsky; Debbie and Marc Katz; Chava and Howard Kern; Saul and Susan Koss; Shonny Kugler; Jay and Allison Marcus; Serena Mayer – Upon the upcoming 10th yarzheit of her mother, Rita Walker (a'h) and in appreciation for the warmth and hospitality of the YISE community; Barbara and Jules Meisler; Shmuel and Nechama Melamed; Marion and Bernard Muller; Nancy Perez; Vicki and Jay Pollack; Karen Presser; Florence and Lawrence Radkowsky; Donna and Geoffrey Rosenbloom; Judith and Stuart Rosenthal; Debi and Max Rudmann; Ken and Elise Saks – In honor of Ken's parents, Bill and Ellen Saks; Karen and Howard Schulman; Sephardi Minyan; Sima and Richard Soskin – In honor of Esther Goldfeiz and all her hard work for the Sisterhood.and Shul; Elaine and Jerry Taragin; George and Phyllis Teitelbaum; Bela and Ephraim Unell; Wakschlag Family; D.S. Weinstein; Harriet and Richard Weinstein. Special thanks also to the many volunteers who made the Sisterhood's Kiddush a great success!


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) Sunday morning study group for women, will resume this Sunday, Oct. 14, at 9:30am.

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.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday morning Tehillim shiur resumes Oct. 17, 11am, in the small Beis Medrash.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women, 8pm, Wednesday nights, in the small Beis Medrash, resumes Oct. 17.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Wednesday night advanced Gemara shiur for men resumes next week, Oct. 17, after the 7:15pm Maariv minyan.

Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash for Men – Tuesday evenings at 8pm in the YISE Social Hall. Two weekly programs with the Greater Washington Community Kollel here at YISE: This Sunday Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics – Join us for the important and relevant topic of "The Mitzva of Lending and Prohibition of Interest: Common Issues". Sunday mornings 9:30am beginning Oct. 21. Yesodei Hatorah, a unique skills-building program designed to foster independent Gemara proficiency. Thursday evenings, beginning Oct. 18, time TBA.


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur will meet this Shabbos.

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

Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will not meet until further notice.

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

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha/Maariv at Arcola.

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

Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum – Women's Shabbos Shiur will return in the Spring.

Ladies – Mark your calendars now! The chagim might be over, but the sweetness of this new year continues! Join YISE Sisterhood Sunday, Nov. 4, 7:30-9:30pm, as Rachelle Ferneau, local chocolatier and recent creator of Dear Coco truffles, introduces us to the world of chocolate and chocolate-making. $20 fee. Details to follow in the next Shabbos Shorts!


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

1st Grade Girls' Shabbos Group will meet Oct.13 at the home of Chani Namrow, 6 Fulham Ct, from 4:30 – 5:45 pm.

The Women's Discussion Group "Positive Word Power" will meet this Shabbos, 5:00pm, at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1006 Lamberton Drive.

Don't miss The Beacon's 50+Expo Sunday, Oct. 14, at White Flint Mall in N. Bethesda, noon to 4 p.m. Free health screenings, flu shots, info from more than 65 government agencies, nonprofits and businesses, live entertainment, giveaways and door prizes. Keynote speaker: Mark Plotkin, political commentator. Free. Call 301-949-9766 for more info.

Computer Training Online – Starting the week of Oct. 14, the OU presents online classes in Computer Aided Design (Basic and Advanced), Dreamweaver Web Design (Beginners), Excel (Beginners), Photoshop, and HTML (Beginners). Info/register at

Seforim Sale Sunday, Oct. 14, 2-5 pm, Ohev Sholom Talmud Torah, 18318 Georgia Avenue, Olney. For more info call 301-518-5340 or email

The Tehillim for Shuddichum Group that meets at SEHC at 9:30am on Sundays will resume meeting at the Shul now that the Yom Tovim are over.

"Mind, Body & Soul" with Rabbi Reuvane Slater, noted lecturer and educator at JDS. Presented by The Greater Washington Community Kollel in partnership with the JCC of Greater Washington, 8 Wednesday evenings at 8:00 pm beginning Oct 17. Register, visit (link:HTTP:// Registration code: 11237. Cost:$18. JCC of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville.

Turn Your Great Idea Into a Successful Business — Featuring Seth Goldman, founder, Honest Tea. 600 Eye Street, NW, Oct. 17, 7-9pm. Sponsored by JSSA. Info/register at

Save the Date Nov. 4 – Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington invites the community to its annual Gala Brunch . This year's honorees are Sara Glashofer, Lori Tolchin and Irit Rasooly Goldman. The event will be held on Sunday November 4, 2012 at 10:00 am at KMS. For more info go to , email or call 202-331-4481. Reservations and ads for the Journal are now being accepted.

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill – YISE's Chesed Committee is starting a new program in collaboration with Bikur Cholim and other services to help members undergoing serious medical crises. When the needs arise, we will need a pool of volunteers to help provide meals, carpools, childcare, etc. To volunteer, please contact Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740,, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517, .


The Ruach Minyan returns to YISE this Friday, 6:15pm, Arcola Large Social Hall.

The next YISE/JCC Senior Luncheon is Wednesday, Oct. 17, Arcola Social Hall.

The YISE Nursery is again collecting Esrogim! please bring your esrog to the Nursery, 813 University Blvd West, or to the Shul office, 1132 Arcola Avenue.

Make a positive change in your family's life! YISE Nursery presents the six-week workshop, "How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk," Sunday nights, Oct. 14 to Nov. 18,8pm to 9:30pm, at the Rosenthal home, 1220 Arcola Ave. $100/person, $120/couple; includes 3 books. Registration is limited. Email Lianne Heller or call 301-593-7365.

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

Davening Times – Week of October 14 – 20, 2012


University 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 "

Tuesday/Wednesday (Rosh Chodesh)

6:10am 6:35/7:35/8:30am 6:00am "

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

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


Sunday – Mincha/Maariv – Arcola & University 6:10pm Talis & Tefillin Earliest) 6:31am

Monday – Thursday – Mincha/Maariv – Arcola 6:10pm Krias Sh'ma (Latest) 10:05am

Monday – Thursday – Maariv – University 7:15pm Mincha (Earliest) 1:24pm

NEXT SHABBOS, October 20-21, 2012 4 Cheshvan 5773

Parashas Noach Light Candles by 6:05pm

Friday Mincha 6:05pm

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:45pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 6:00pm

Shabbos Ends 7:02pm

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