Parashas Ekev – August 10-11, 2012

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The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Fay Kasser on the occasion of the yahrzeit of her father, Avraham Mincer, z"l.

SHABBOS, August 10-11, 2012 23 Av 5772

Parashas Ekev – Mevorchim HaChodesh Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:43pm

Light Candles by 7:50pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:30pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:50pm

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

Rabbi Dr. Ranon Cortell will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

Rabbi Barry Greengart will speak at University Blvd.

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 by "The Haimish Kiddush Group."

The Mevorchim HaChodesh Kiddush at Univ. Blvd. is in honor of the Cooper Family making aliyah, and the forthcoming marriage of Yonatan Dorfman.

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 7:45pm

Shabbos Ends 8:51pm


Dana & Max Sicherman on the birth of a daughter, Atara Esther. Mazal Tov to grandparents Barbara Sicherman and Nina & Peter Tarley as well as the Sicherman and Tarley families.

Tzivia & Rabbi Sam Bramson on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson, Mordechai Dovid Waidenbaum, son of Libby & Rabbi Nuta Waidenbaum.

The Nusach Sefard Minyan on its 10th anniversary as part of YISE. The Nusach Sefard minyan is sponsoring the Nusach Sefard/Sephardi Seudah Shlishis after mincha in honor of the Anniversary.


Helene Zeltser and family on the passing of Melvin Zeltser. The funeral took place on Sunday. The family got up from Shiva Friday.

Can't find your form? High Holiday Registration forms are available outside the Belonofsky Sanctuary and Beis Medrash .

Snack in the Park Shabbos – The YISE Social Committee invites everyone to Snack in the Park this Shabbos, Aug. 11, 4pm – 5pm. Snacks & drinks will be served near the Kemp Mill Park playground. If it rainsor the Eruv is down we'll all run to the Social Hall!

Send in your High Holiday forms right away to get the seats you want.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, resumes Sunday, Aug. 12, 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 meets at 11am in the small Beis Medrash.

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

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men is on summer break. The shiur will resume in late August starting Mesechta Kesubos.

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

Classes and programs with the Greater Washington Community Kollel will be on hiatus until Elul Semester. This includes Linas Hatzedek (Sunday mornings) and Yesodei Hatorah (Thursday evenings).


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

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

Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

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

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

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

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

R' Moshe Kasser – Shiur between Mincha/Maariv at University Blvd.

Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum – Women's shiur Shabbos afternoons, resumes this Shabbos, two hours before Mincha at the Koss residence, 11405 Monticello Ave.

YISE rents space in the Parkland Pool parking lot behind the Shul. Please use those spaces when you come to the Shul. If you use Shopping Center parking you may be towed and incur a towing charge.

It's your Shul. Take care of it the way you want your home cared for.

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.


Reminder: While the scaffolding is in the driveway and on the University Blvd. side of the Shul please keep your children away from the scaffolding and work areas. As you enjoy the improved look of the Shul building, do your part to help fund the improvements. Just send your check to the Shul marked "Renovation."


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 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony from 10am – 11:15am.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is being sponsored by the Isser family on the occasion of the second Yahrtzeit of Dvorah bat Chaim Eliyahu (Dora Wyrobnik), mother of Rene Isser and grandmother of David, Yonatan, Ariel and Eitan.

Youth Groups Wish List – The YISE Shabbos Youth Groups would appreciate donations of the following new or lightly used items: Apples to Apples Game, Jewish Edition; Little People toys; Doll house furniture; Wooden trains and tracks; Doctor sets; Jewish children's books; Artscroll Children's Siddurim; To donate, please contact the Shul office or email

Youth Groups Position Available – YISE Youth Committee is seeking a groups coordinator for YISE Shabbos youth groups held at the Yeshiva of Greater Washington for the 2012-13 school year. Excellent communications skills and experience working with school aged children a necessity. For more information or to apply, email Michael Shimoff at


One Day Sale! Sunday is Chic in Silver Spring! Sheitels, Mitpachot, Hats, Robes, and Jewelry. Four Chic Boutiques, One Convenient Location. Sunday, August 12, 11am – 6pm at YISE. Featuring Classic Sheitels ( visit Classic Sheitels on Facebook or 443-717-1111); Judith de Paris (visit Judith de Paris on Facebook or 301-593-7033); Frum and Fabulous Hats and Robes (visit Frum and Fabulous on Facebook or 412-651-8229); Treasure Teva Jewelry (240-216-8966). Shop early, Yom Tov is just around the corner!

Baruch Levine in Concert! Monday, Monday, Aug. 13, 8:30pm, YISE Arcola Social Hall. Special guest appearance by Yisroel Juskowicz. $18 general admission, sponsorships available. A fundraiser to benefit youth programming at Camp Gevaldig. Get tickets or more information at or 443-928-3687.

The YGW Dirshu Kollel Mishnah Berurah Daily will be starting "The Halachos of Techumin" on Monday night, August 13, after Maariv at YISE Arcola. The shiur will last 30-40 minutes. Join Rabbi Eli Reingold and bring a Mishnah Berurah volume 4 if you have one.

No Income—Now What? Unemployed and facing cash flow shortages? Worried about how to protect your financial future? Wednesday, Aug. 15, 1-2:30 pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Info and register at

Computer Training Online – Starting week of August 19: Excel Level 1, Access Level 1, Adobe Illustrator CS5 Essentials. Sponsored by OU. Info and register at Do the mitzvah of Bikur Cholim! Visit people in Kemp Mill who would greatly appreciate it. Earn Community Service points! For more information contact Miriam Friedman,

Don't Waste it! Planning a Simcha? Mazal Tov! Donate any left-over catered food from certified kosher stores or caterers. The Yehudah Mond Foundation can distribute extra food to local families in need. To donate, call or have your caterer contact or call 301-537-7158.


Shabbos, Aug. 11 – Nusach Sefard Minyan 10th Anniversary

Sunday, Aug. 12 – Sunday is Chic in Silver Spring! Sheitels, Mitpachot, Hats, Robes, and Jewelry. One Day Sale, YISE Arcola Social Hall, 11am – 6pm

Wednesday, Aug. 15 – YISE/JC Senior Luncheon, 12 noon, Social Hall

Shabbos, Aug. 18 – Bar Mitzvah of Avrumi Linfield, 8:45AM Main Minyan

Food shopping is harder with Magruder's closed. If you need help food shopping or know of someone who does, contact or 301-593-7359. He'll try to provide or find help, in coordination with the YISE Chesed Committee.

Earn Community Service hours this school year by helping out at Shul. For details call Alan at 301-593-4465, ext. 401.

Davening Times Week of August 12 – August 18, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (August 12- August 18)

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 "

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

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

AFTERNOON SERVICES (August 12- August 16)


Sunday – Thursday – Arcola & University – 7:50pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Aug. 12 – Aug.18)

Talis & Tefillin 5:29am

Krias Sh'ma 9:45am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:48pm

NEXT SHABBOS, August 17-18, 2012 30 Av 5772

Parashas Re'eh/Rosh Chodesh Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:35pm

Light Candles by 7:41pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:20pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 6:45pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:45pm

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 7:40pm

Shabbos Ends 8:41pm

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