Parashas Emor – May 11-12, 2012

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SHABBOS, May 11-12, 2012 20 Iyar 5772

Parashas Emor Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:43pm

Light Candles by 7:52pm

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

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 7:55pm

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 sponsored by "The Chevra."

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Bev Morris & Art Boyars in honor of Jack's graduation and the birthday of Naomi Ben-Attar Yablong.

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:50pm

Shabbos Ends 8:57pm


Simi & Sammy Franco on the birth of a grandson to their daughter and son in law, Luna & Avi Perez. Mazal Tov also to the great-grandparents, Janet Rottenberg and Dottie & Nathan Franco and to big brother Moshe and to all the aunts, uncles and cousins.

Lois & Sid Meyers on the Bas Mitzvah of their granddaughter, Shoshana Strauss, daughter of Jessica & Rabbi Yekusiel Strauss of South Fallsburg, NY.

Nancy Perez on the birth of twin grandchildren, a boy and a girl, Gavriel and Nomi, to her children Michaela & Dan Perez of Lower Merion, PA. Mazal Tov also to aunt and uncle Rivky & Oren Perez.


Barbara Price and family on the passing of Dr. Clifton Price. The funeral service will be held at 9am this Sunday morning in the YISE Arcola Social Hall. Burial will be at 3 pm at Beth David cemetery in Elmont, Long Island.


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

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.

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, meets Sundays at 9:30am in the Belonofsky Sanctuary.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men meets Sunday nights, 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.

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.

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

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men takes place on Wednesday nights at University Blvd. starting one hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women meets in the Social Hall, 8pm on Wednesdays.

Join the Greater Washington Community Kollel for the following weekly programs at YISE:

Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics – Take part in our fascinating new series "Unlawful Encroachment or Healthy Competition" Sunday mornings 9:30am.

Yesodei Hatorah – A unique skills-building program designed to give you independent Gemara proficiency Thursday evenings after Mincha-Maariv, Arcola Social Hall.

"Experiencing Prophecy at Mount Sinai" – A Special Shavuos Shiur for men and women with Rav Aaron Lopiansky at the Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash.- Tuesday May 22, 8pm in the YISE Belonofsky Sanctuary.- Mincha 7:40pm, Maariv to follow. For information contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.


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 meet this week 1/2 hour before Mincha.

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

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

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

Yahrzeit Commemoration for Reuven Fishman, zt"l, and Dedication of Bookcase in Memory of Dr. Jay Stern, zt"l

Please join us at University Blvd. on Thursday, May 17, after Maariv, approx. 8:30pm. There will be a combined annual commemoration of the Yahrzeit of Reuven Fishman, zt"l, and the dedication of a newly constructed bookcase in memory of Dr. Jay B. Stern, zt"l. The program will consist of the learning of Mishnayot, words of tribute, and light refreshments. Men and women are welcome.

Last week's Shabbos Shorts should have listed Wrap2Go as sponsoring the Cholent & the Kugel for the 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush. We apologize for the error.

Starting Sunday, May 13, there should no longer be any concerns with the purchase of post-Pesach chametz at any store.


Shabbos, May 12 – YISE Sisterhood Seudah Shlishit, 5-7pm, Arcola Social Hall

Sunday, May 13 — Funeral service for Dr. Clifton Price, 9am, Arcola Social Hall

Tuesday, May 15 – Elzee's Fashions, 11am to 10pm, Arcola Social Hall

Wednesday, May 16 – Senior Luncheon, 12 Noon, Arcola Social Hall. Featured speaker: Rabbi Saul Koss

Wednesday, May 16, YISE Annual Election Meeting , 7pm – 8pm, Arcola Social Hall

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


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

Kindergarten Girls' Shabbos Group will meet May 12 at the home of Chani Namrow, 6 Fulham Ct., 4pm- 5pm.

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

Bikur Cholim recognizing volunteers – Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington invites the community to a free event honoring its volunteers Sunday, May 13, 7:30pm. Dr. David Pelcovitz will speak on Bikur Cholim as a Pathway to Resilience at the home of Sharona & Dr. Leo Rozmaryn, 801 Stonington Road. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsorships are available . RSVP's are appreciated. Contact 202-331-4481or email

Don't Drive Yourself Meshuga, Take Control of Your Life – by Dr. George Saiger, Psychiatrist. Presented by The Golden Network Thursday, May 16, 1pm, Riderwood Village Square music room, 3140 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring. For more information contact 301-681-7631 or email

How to Win in the Workplace – Use the Wheel of Fortune "tool" to learn key competencies needed to win in the workplace and sample behaviors to adopt/avoid. Monday, May 21, 7:30- 9pm, Kemp Mill Synagogue. Register at

Retool, Recharge, Reinvent – This JCA-sponsored event will cover resumes, interviewing, changing careers, and surfing the net for jobs. Monday, May 21, 10am-3pm, Marriott Bethesda North Hotel and Conference Center. 5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesday. Info at

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

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.


Join the YISE Sisterhood for a Seudah Shlishit honoring all women, Shabbos afternoon, May 12, 5-7 p.m., in the YISE Arcola Social Hall. Attendees will enjoy a "make-your-own wrap" bar and a variety of desserts while socializing. Hear inspiring words of Torah from guest speaker Arleeta Lerner on the topic "Aprons." All women are welcome and encouraged to attend! (But we kindly request no children under the age of 12 years old.) Sponsorships are welcome at $18 (or more).

Checks should be made out to "YISE Sisterhood," and sent, preferably in advance of the seudah so we are able to formally thank you at the event, to Hedy Bauman (Treasurer), 1131 University Blvd. W. #610, Silver Spring, MD, 20902.

For more information, contact Stephanie Frumkin at

Davening Times Week of May 13 – May 19, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (May 13 – May 19)

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 "


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

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



Sunday – Thursday – Arcola & University – 8:00pm

HALACHIC TIMES (May 13-May 19)

Talis & Tefillin 4:57am

Krias Sh'ma 9:28am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:41pm

NEXT SHABBOS, May 18-19, 2012 27 Iyar 5772

Parashas Behar/Bechukosai Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:48pm

Light Candles by 7:59pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Social Hall 6:35pm

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 8:00pm

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:55pm

Shabbos Ends 9:05pm

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