Parashas Bo: January 7-8, 2011

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This week`s Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Rosanne & Howard Benn in commemoration of the 6th yartzheit of Rosanne`s father, Howard S. Blum, Tzvi Hirsch ben Mayer David.

Shabbos, Jan. 7 -8, 2011

Parashas Bo 3 Shevat 5771 Light Candles 4:43pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 4:45pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 4:45pm

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

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

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

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Ahuva & Yaakov Lipman in gratitude to Hashem for grading us on a generous curve.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:40pm

Shabbos Ends 5:47pm


Fran & Alan Broder on the engagement of their son Moshe to Batsheva Chapman of Baltimore.

Anna & Jack Rutner on their children, Heather & Michael Plotsker, receiving the Hakaret Hatov award at the 9th journal dinner of Congregation Eitz Chayim of Dogwood Park in West Hempstead.

Rebbetzin Yocheved Anemer on the engagement of her grandson, Noach Yitzchok Weber, son of Chaya & Ephraim Weber of Brooklyn, to Tziporah Uhr of Toronto.

Nechama & Ted Goodman on their daughter Rachel`s marriage toYoni Sagal, son of Gaby & Jeffrey Sagal of London, England.

Estie & Rabbi Zev Katz on the birth of a granddaughter to their children Michal & Mayer of Lakewood, NJ.


Ruth Rochel Stokes, who is recovering from knee surgery.

Simi Franco, who is recovering from surgery.


Rivka Silverman & family on the passing of her father, Alexander Sadle. The funeral was last Sunday at Bnai Israel Cemetery, in Oxon Hill.

Rabbi Rosenbaum plans on being away Thursday, Jan. 13 to Sunday, Jan. 23.

Rabbi Hyatt and Rabbi Reingold have both kindly agreed to answer shaalos in his absence. Anyone who needs to contact Rabbi Rosenbaum regarding a pressing matter should contact the shul office.

Kemp Mill Park Redesign meeting – The third meeting in the process to redesign, etc. the small park at Lamberton and Arcola is scheduled for this coming Wednesday, Jan. 12, 6:30-9:30, at Kemp Mill Elementary School, 411 Sisson St. The draft design will be presented for comment, then there will be a final meeting scheduled for the spring. This is the link to the website for this county project:


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.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Mrs. Francine Klugerman in honor of the anniversary of Hillel`s bar mitzvah and his birthday.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys will meet this Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.

NEW DATE The next Dor L`Dor will be on Motzei Shabbos, January 8, 7:00pm. Please note the date change. All families are invited to join us in the Arcola Social Hall for family chevrusah-style learning, inspiring discussions, delicious pizza, exciting prizes and a special treat. For more information, please email

Children in grades K-2 are invited to a post-Tu B`Shvat celebration Sunday, Jan. 23. Come and join us from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon in the YISE Social Hall for exciting activities, delicious snacks, and lots of fun. The cost is $5 per child.

Sushi! Boys in grades 6-8 are invited to a Sushi Making Demonstration Motzei Shabbos,

Jan. 29, 8:00-9:15 pm, at the Miller`s home, 816 Hillsboro Drive. Come enjoy the delicious sushi dinner that you will learn to make for yourself. You will also get your own bamboo sushi mat to take with you. The cost is $10 per person.


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 Eli Reingold, 301-996-5910.

Rabbi Zev Katz`s Wednesday morning Chumash class, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, will not meet for two weeks. It will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 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, meets at 7:30pm, after Maariv at University Bl.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Gemara shiur for men, Tuesday and Friday mornings, Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am, will not meet this Friday.

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 meets 8pm, Small Beis Medrash.

The Greater Washington Community Kollel Linas Hatzedek program is presented in conjunction with the YISE Adult Education Committee on Sunday mornings, 9:30am, following the 8:45am Shacharis.


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 this Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.

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

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur will meet ½ hour before Mincha this Shabbos.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

R` Matt Welik – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University Blvd.

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


Motzei Shabbos, Jan. 8 – Dor L`Dor, 7pm, Arcola Social Hall

Monday, Jan. 10 – The Man With The Truck, 5:00pm to 8:30pm, Arcola

Becker Disposables, 4pm-8pm- Downstairs lobby

Monday, Jan. 17 – Rabbi Lazer Brody, Belonofsky Sanctuary, 8pm

Shabbos, Jan. 22 – Rabbi Mayer Twersky, YU Distinguished Professor of Talmud and Jewish Philosophy, Scholar-in-Residence in the YISE Community Lecture series.


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

3rd Grade Girls Shabbos Group will meet this Shabbos at the home of Shira Tanzer, 711 North Belgrade Rd, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm.

4-year-old Girls Shabbos Group will meet today at the home of Reyut Wasserstein, 918 Annmore Dr, from 3:30 – 4:30 pm. Please pick up between 4:30 – 4:40 pm.

Bnei Akiva Snif will take place this week at KMS at 3:45pm. A walking group will leave from YISE at 3:15pm. We hope to see all 3rd-6th graders there!

Online Computer Courses – The OU offers online Beginners- and Intermediate-level courses in Dreamweaver, Excel, Photoshop, and Quickbooks, starting in January. Courses include six 90-minute sessions. $36 registration fee each; register at

"A Team Approach to Caring for a Loved One Who Is Nearing the End of Life," Sunday, Jan. 9, 9:30am-11:30am (at KMS) KMS, JSSA and Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington present a panel discussion led by Suzanne Adelman, LCSW-C, DCSW, Clinical Supervisor, Hospice Coordinator, Crisis Response Program, Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) and Rabbi Dr. Ivan Lerner, clinical and industrial psychologist, educator and Rabbi.

"A Taste of Tu b`Shevat" – It`s almost 2011, and we`re thinking about the (Jewish) New Year (of the Trees). Join Silver Spring`s Kayamut/Sustainability Circle Jan. 10, 8 pm, at the Silver Spring Jewish Center to get into the spirit of Tu b`Shevat with Torah learning, fruits of the holiday and environmental lessons. This event is for adults and teens only and is free of charge, but RSVPs are requested. Email or call Ann Jacobson, 301-681-2976, by this Sunday, January 9.

Business and Tax Planning for Very Small Startup Businesses – Sharon Samuels will discuss these issues on Tuesday, Jan.11, 7:30-9:00pm, KMS. Sponsored by the Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative. Register at For other job-related assistance, contact Avi Zemelman,

The year`s first Bnei Akiva Shabbaton is coming up! Save Shabbat, Jan. 29 for all 3rd-6th graders. Join us for shabbat davening, lunch, snif and other activities, along with a special Motzai Shabbos activity. More details and a flyer to follow. For more information, or to RSVP, contact Miriam Zaghi at

Do a mitzvah, and help those in need. Donate your gently worn shietels to the Wig Out Gemach! Contact Stephanie, 301-768-6801.

KASHRUT ALERT – General Mills is discontinuing the OU-D kosher certification from all sizes of Bugles Original. The OU-D symbol will begin to be removed from packaging in February. You may see some Bugles Original packages with the OU-D symbol and some without as the transition occurs. The Bugles with the OU-D are in fact kosher.

Rabbi Lazer Brody, a decorated IDF war hero who transformed himself into one of the leading Kiruv Ravs of this generation, will speak at 8pm, Monday evening, Jan. 17, in the Belonofsky Sanctuary at YISE. Rabbi Brody is the author of the award winning daily web journal, "Lazer Beams"( His topic will be "The Silver Spring of Emuna and The Golden Well of Bitachon." Free. For information, or to schedule a private meeting with Rabbi Brody, contact Zev Zalman (aka Robbie) Ludwick, 301-412-3758.

*** SAVE the DATE ***

YISE Annual Banquet Sunday, February 13, 2011

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

Please plan to join us.

Davening Times Week of Jan. 9 – Jan. 15, 2011

MORNING SERVICES (Jan. 9- Jan. 15)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

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

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

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

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

*Nusach Sefard Minyan

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Jan. 9- Jan. 13)

Sunday – Arcola & University – 4:50pm

Arcola Monday – Thursday – 4:50pm

University – Maariv only Monday – Thursday 7:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Jan. 9- Jan. 15)

Talis & Tefillin 6:30am

Krias Sh`ma 9:51am

Mincha (Earliest) 12:48pm

Next Shabbos, Jan. 14 -15, 2011

Parashas Beshalach 10 Shevat 5771 Light Candles 4:50pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 4:50pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 4:50pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:45pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:45pm

Shabbos Ends 5:53pm

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