Parashas Beshalach – February 3-4, 2012

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SHABBOS, FEB. 3-4, 2012

Parshas Beshalach- 11 Shevat, 5772 Light Candles by 5:13pm

Friday Mincha 5:15pm

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

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

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Chevra," with cholent and kugel sponsored by Shaul's Kosher Market.

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

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:10pm

Shabbos Ends 6:14pm

Celebrating Tu B'Shevat – Thanks to The Candy Man for co-sponsoring fruit and nut platters for our Kiddushes and to the YISE Nursery School for providing table centerpieces.


Vivian & Arnold Kirshenbaum on the birth of a grandson, Shlomo Dov. Parents are Shira & Doni Berliant of Baltimore. Mazal Tov also to the great-grandmother Catalina Kirshenbaum.


Ronnie Bergman and family on the passing of his brother, Martin Bergman, in Chicago. The funeral took place on Sunday in Skokie, IL, and Ronnie sat Shiva in Chicago.

Bankruptcy in Halacha – In conjunction with YISE, the entire community is invited to join the Greater Washington Community Kollel for a lecture by Rabbi Moshe Heinemann: "Bankruptcy in Halacha". Sunday, Feb. 12, 9:30am at YISE. For information contact or 301-593-4260.

Super Bowl Sunday At Shomrai! The YISE Youth Department presents Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 5, kick off 6:30 p.m. Boys ages 9 and up, Moms & Dads welcome! Football trivia during breaks. Hot Dogs and Wings provided at a nominal fee. Contact Avi Litwack for more info,

Are you a teen looking to make a difference in your community? The YISE and KMS Holocaust Committee is looking for students grades 8 through 12 who are interested in joining the Holocaust youth subcommittee to assist with programming for this year's annual Yom Hashoa program. Interested? Contact Mrs. Debby Levitt,, Mrs. Rene Isser, or Mrs. Debbie Katz, for more information. Please make contact ASAP because the Committee hopes to set up a meeting for the coming week.

Lost and Found at YISE – The items of clothing in the YISE lost and found are currently in the lower lobby coat room. They will remain there for pickup until Monday, Feb. 6. After that time they will be donated to a charitable organization.


The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15am in the small Social Hall.

This week's Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Rosenthal family, on the yahrtzeits of Evelyn W. and Robert D. Katzoff.

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 are from 10am – 11:15am. Please pick your child(ren) up promptly.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women, based on the work "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, will meet at 9:30am, this Sunday.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men meets Sunday night, 8:30pm, at his home. For more information contact

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Men's Gemara shiur meets Tuesday & Friday mornings, Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am. The shiur covers Gemara, Rashi, and Tosfos with a look at practical halachic conclusions drawn from the sugyos. For information contact Aaron Branda at or Rabbi Rosenbaum.

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

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men meets Wednesday night at University Blvd. at 7:30 (after the 7:15 Maariv).

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women meets Wednesdays at 8pm in the Arcola Beis Medrash.

Linas Hatzedek – "Patronizing a Jewish Business," 9:30am, small Beis Medrash.

Yesodei Hatorah continues Thursdays at 8pm in the Arcola Social Hall.


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur 8:15am, 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 resume this Shabbos, Feb. 4, 1 hour before Mincha. The shiur meets in the Beis Medrash.

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

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha Shiur will meet ½ hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Rosenbaum- Shiur at Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

Rabbi Josh Blaustein – Shiur at University Blvd. between Mincha / Maariv.

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 Lerner for details, 301-649-0552.

Rabbi Saul Koss will be speak on topics in Jewish History Monday, Feb. 6, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, at 1111 University Blvd. W., apt. 215. Light refreshments will be served. For more information contact Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517 or Sponsored by the YISE Chesed Committee and Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington.

Join a shiur thatwill go through the halachos of eruv one at a time and will build up your knowledge and understanding of the concepts. Dirshu Mishnah Berurah Daf Yomi Behalacha will start the fourth volume of Mishnah Berurah Feb. 6. Each night one page of the Mishnah Berurah is learned, explained and practical halachic applications are discussed. Conducted by Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold, Monday through Thursday, 8pm -8:40pm followed by Maariv, at the Yeshiva Boys campus.

Networking to Advance Your Career – Dr. Mel Ciment will explain why, even in the age of LinkedIn and Facebook, "old fashioned" one-on-one networking is still vital. Monday, Feb. 6, 7:30-8:15pm, KMS. Sponsored by the Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative and Wrap2Go. To reserve a seat and handout, email

Celebrate Tu b'Shevat, the Jewish ‘New Year of the Trees.' Tuesday, Feb. 7, bring your friends and family to a holiday dinner and Tu b'Shevat seder sponsored by the Kayamut/ Sustainability Circle and hosted by the Kosher Pastry Oven. A four course dinner begins at 6:30 pm. The seder – complete with Torah learning, fruits of the holiday and environmental information – starts at 8:00 pm. Dinner, including tax and tips, is $25 for adults/teens and just $12 for children. The seder is $5 per adult/teen (no children, please).

LinkedIn—Intermediate Level. JSSA will offer a workshop for experienced LinkedIn users on Wednesday, February 8, 1:00-2:30pm, 200 Wood Hill Road. For prerequisites and to register, go to

YGW Senior Girls fundraiser – The YGW senior girls are selling KIKI RIKIS for a limited time! Their fundraiser lasts until Feb. 19. To order or for more information email them at or visit their website at

Computer Training Online. The OU will offer online computer training, starting the week of February 6, in Excel (Beginners), Dreamweaver, HTML, and JavaScript. More info and register at

Visits to Alfred House Shalom – Residents in this assisted living community at 711 Lamberton Street would appreciate visits and some entertainment. Please call Surita in advance, 301- 281-1672.

Kosher Food Festival in Richmond – Synagogue Kenesseth Beth Israel (KBI) of Richmond, VA, will host a kosher food festival Feb. 19-20, Presidents Day weekend. The Food Festival hours will be 11:30am to 7:30pm both days. The food is under VAAD supervision of Rabbi Asher. For information contact or phone the synagogue, 804-288-7953.

Bnai Akiva Snif this week is 4:05 pm at KMS. Walking groups leave YISE at 3:35 pm.

It's YOUR Shul- Take care of it the way you'd want your home cared for!

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


Friday, Feb. 3 – Rabbi Rosenbaum's rescheduled Friday Night Oneg shuir 8pm at the Lazar home, 1213 Arcola Ave. Topic: Hilchos Ani Ha'mehapech B'chararah.

Sunday, Feb. 5 – Super Bowl with YISE Youth – 6:30pm, Arcola Social Hall.

Sunday, Feb. 12 – Bankruptcy in Halacha – Rabbi Moshe Heinemann, 9:30am, Arcola Social Hall.

Sunday, Feb. 26 – Sisterhood Annual Membership Tea, 10 a.m.-Noon. Arcola Social Hall.

The Nominating Committee has been appointed by the Board to select the new slate of officers and board members for the Shul. Please contact Chair Maury Litwack at or any of the members – Stuart Rosenthal, Sarah Sicherman, Allison Lazar or Howie Schulman with suggestions for potential board members or officers. This year the committee will make a recommendation for the next YISE President.

Any YISE member living in University Towers who needs help with food shopping, especially in bad weather, contact or 301-593-7359.

DAVENING TIMES WEEK OF Feb. 5 – Feb. 11, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (Feb. 5 – Feb. 11)

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 "

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

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


Mincha-Maariv (Feb. 5 – Feb. 9) Talis & Tefillin 6:17am

Sunday – Arcola & University – 5:20pm Krias Sh'ma 9:43am

Monday – Thursday- Arcola – 5:20pm Mincha (Earliest) 12:53pm

Monday – Thursday – University – Maariv – 7:15pm

NEXT SHABBOS, FEB. 10-11, 2012

Parshas Yisro- 18 Shevat, 5772 Light Candles by 5:21pm

Friday Mincha 5:25pm

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:05pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:20pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:20pm

Shabbos Ends 6:22pm

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