Parashas Ki Savo – September 7 – 8, 2012

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SHABBOS, Sept. 7 -Sept. 8, 2012 21 Elul 5772

Parashas Ki Savo Light Candles by 7:10pm

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

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:10pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:10pm

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

Rabbi Ethan Eisen will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

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

The 8AM Minyan:After saving their allowance for 6 months, Maital Kugler and Sarina Litwack were finally able to earn enough money to sponsor the 8am minyan kiddush in their own honor. The Kuglers and Litwack's are proud to have such hard working babies/daughters (and a Mazal Tov to their families as well)!

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored in honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Gita and Charles Siegman by their children and grandchildren.

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 6:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 7:05pm

Shabbos Ends 8:08pm

Selichos Motzei Shabbos – Arcola – 12:45am (Drasha followed by Selichos) University Boulevard – 1:00 am.


Gita & Charles Siegman on their 50th wedding anniversary.

Lauren & Alex Nizhnikov on the upcoming marriage of her brother Richard to Toby Dackman, daughter of Rebecca Dachman and Yisraela & Avy Dachman of Chicago. Mazal Tov to Toby's siblings Yitzy, Laya, and Eliana and to Richard's nephews Adam and Yochanan.

Amy & Reuven Mizrahi on the engagement of their son Mordechai to Leah Fastow, daughter of Simcha & Gershon Fastow of Brooklyn. Mazal Tov to all their siblings, Hanna, Raphael, Yossi, Chaya and Menachem.


Nancy James on the passing of her mother, Betty Baum. The funeral took place on Tuesday in New York. Shiva is being observed at 1003 North Belgrade Road through Monday morning. Shacharis: Sunday – 8:00am (no Selichos), Monday – 6:15am (Selichos followed by Shacharis). Mincha/Maariv – Sunday 7:15pm. The family requests no visitors between 12 noon & 1pm, between 6pm & 7pm or after 10:30pm.

Volunteers urgently needed to set up at Arcola and University Blvd (Nusach S'fard Minyan) for High Holy Days. Move books, mechitzahs, etc. Men, women, and responsible older children welcome. Community Service credit available. Thursday, Sept. 13, 8pm; Sunday, Sept. 16 (erev RH), at 10am. Contact Art Boyars 301-919-5974 or


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) Sunday morning study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, meets this week, 9:30am, in the balcony of the Belonofsky Sanctuary.

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 takes place Wednesday night at University Blvd. after Mincha/Maariv.

Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash for Men – Tuesday Evenings at 8pm in the YISE Social Hall. The Bais Medrash will resume after the Chagim on Oct. 16.

Two weekly programs with the Greater Washington Community Kollel here at YISE:

This Sunday Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics will begin the important topic of "Tzedaka: Giving Charity The Right Way", Sunday mornings, 9:30am.

Yesodei Hatorah, a unique skills-building program designed to foster independent Gemara proficiency. Thursday evenings, time TBA. For more info call 301-213-6504 or see

"Rosh Hashana: A Day Shrouded in Mystery" – A Special Shiur with Rav Aaron Lopiansky. For men and women at the Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 8pm, in the YISE Social Hall. For more info contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur 8:15am, small Youth Room behind the Women's Balcony.

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

Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will meet 1 hour before Mincha.

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

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

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha/Maariv at Arcola.

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

Kiddushes to Resume Shabbos Ha'Azinu, Sept. 29 — Following this Shabbos, there will not be Kiddushes on Shabbos, Sept. 15 or Sept. 22, as the Social Hall will be set up for Rosh Hashanah/Yom Kippur davening. No food will be prepared or cosumed in the Social Hall.

YISE Lulavim/Esrogim Through Eli Chai

YISE will again be obtaining its Lulavim and Esrogim through Elli Chai on University Blvd. Orders may be placed through the Shul office, 301-593-4465, ext 402, by email at or on the web at You must order through the Shul to get the discount. Deadline for orders is Friday, Sept. 21.

There will be 3 tiers of pricing/quality, as follows: Aleph $70; Bet $55; Gimmel $45. This is a modest increase in price over last year.

Have you reserved your Seats yet for the High Holy Days?

Letters with assigned seat information were mailed this week. If you have not received the letter by Monday and you have requested seats, please send an email to or call Jules Meisler, 301-367-1266, for clarification.

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill – YISE's Chesed Committee is organizing to support members with a variety of urgent needs (medical crisis, caring for family, etc). We need your assistance helping out with meals, rides, childcare, etc. For further information or to volunteer, call Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517; email,; or complete a volunteer form that can be dropped at either of the synagogue's mailboxes (on the wall by the Sanctuary or the executive director's office).

The Nusach Sefard Minyan will meet in the small Beis Medrash Motzei Shabbos, Sept. 8 at 10:15 pm. The meeting will address High Holiday seating preferences for University Boulevard, as they are assigning seats for the first time.


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

The Women's Discussion group "Positive Word Power" will meet this Shabbos, 5:30pm, at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1006 Lamberton Drive. Please bring suggested books for additional discussion.

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,

Shofar blowing at your home – If you can blow shofar for others or need to have shofar blown for you (at home), contact Aron Trombka, or 301-681-3025.

Rabbi Saul Koss will speak on Jewish History and Rosh Hashana Monday. Sept. 10, 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 Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington and the YISE Chesed Committee.

The ultimate kindness – Chevra Kadisha is called the ultimate good deed, chesed shel emet, as the recipient cannot return the favor. The Chevra Kadisha of Greater Washington urgently needs volunteers to conduct taharot, the process by which bodies of Jews are prepared for burial according to Jewish tradition. Opportunities are available daily. For men, contact Joel Bauman, or 301-704-6830; for women, Devorah Grayson,

Reminder- 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. Items for non-Shul events may appear only once, or not at all if space is needed for Shul events.

Learn the Laws of Techumim with Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold – Dirshu Mishnah Berurah Daf Yomi Behalacha learns the fourth volume of Mishnah Berurah. Each night one page of the Mishnah Berurah is learned, explained and practical halachic applications are discussed. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:00-8:40 pm followed by Maariv, Boys' Campus, 1216 Arcola Ave. Tuesday, as part of YISE Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash, at YISE 8:00-8:55 pm followed by Maariv. For more info contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.


The Woman's Role in the Yamim Noraim-Hashkafah and Halacha – A shiur for women with Rabbi Eli Reingold. Monday, Sept. 10, 8:30pm at the YGW Boys' Campus, 1216 Arcola Ave. Presented by YGW Women's Alumnae Association and the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington. For more info contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

High Holy Days Appeal – The Franco Foundation is an important part of our community's safety net for individuals and families unable to face emergencies and pay for basic needs. Send your generous tax-deductible donation to the Franco Foundation, c/o A. Franco, 613 Bromley St., Silver Spring 20902. You can also refer cases to

Can't Afford a Lulav/Etrog? If you, or someone you know, cannot afford a lulav/etrog, the Yehudah Mond Foundation will purchase a set for you. Contact Rabbi Moshe Arzouan, 301-905-2937.

Yom Tov and Year-round Assistance – Donations to the Yehuda Mond Foundation help a growing number of individuals and families in need, year round. The Foundation's Tomchei Shabbos will send beautifully designed cards to the family or individual that you select to acknowledge donations to honor someone's simcha, yarhzeit or any other notable occasion. Contact or send donations to 812 Hyde Court, Silver Spring.

An Evening of Inspiration – Greater Washington Community Kollel invites men and women to a Pre-Rosh Hashana Symposium to hear words of insight and inspiration from Rabbis of the community. Featuring Rabbi Menachem Winter, Rabbi Yosef Singer, Rabbi Rosenbaum, and Rabbi Moshe Walter, Sunday, Sept. 9, 8:15pm at the Kollel, 10900 Lockwood Dr.

Rosh Hashana Cards from the Yeshiva of Greater Washington – "L'Shana Tova! (in Hebrew) Wishing you a year of health and happiness. A donation has been made by (line) to the Yeshiva of Greater Washington. Individual card: $3.00 – 10-pack: $25 – Premium individual card: $4.00 (we fill in your note and mail it) Email: Call: Donna Goldman, 301-962-5111 ext. 1552.


Computer Training Online – Courses beginning week of Sept. 9: Dreamweaver (Intermediate), MS Excel (Intermediate), MS Word, and Javascript (Intermediate). Sponsored by OU. Info and register at

The Right Attitude and Behaviors- from Resume to Job Offer – Learn how your attitudes shape your behavior, as reflected in your resume and interviews. Sept. 10, KMS. General presentation 7:30-8:15pm; individual consultations to follow. Sponsored by JobAssist. To register, email

2-Day Job Search Boot Camp – Learn how to add "heat" to your resume, network effectively, and ace interviews. Sept. 10-11, 9am-4pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Must attend both days. Info and register at

LinkedIn for Beginners – Introduction to creating and using a profile. Sept. 12, 1-2:30pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Info and register at

The Rachel Bassan Horwitz Fund is used for medical needs in our area, in communities in the US and Israel. Thousands and thousands of dollars have been distributed to individuals requiring assistance. Our funds are depleting and in order to continue this much needed Medical Fund your financial help is needed! Tax deductible contributions may be made payable to: Young Israel Shomrai Emunah, (YISE) Charity SPECIAL Fund, c/o Norma Burdett – 11720 Lovejoy St., Silver Spring, MD 20902 Earmark: Bassan Fund. For more information call Norma Burdett, 301-593-5964 or Pearl Bassan, 301-649-3137.

Community Service Day – September 9th commemorating 9/11 – Sponsored by YISE, KMS & MJBHA. Volunteer at A Wider Circle (distribution center) in Silver Spring (Session 1: 11am – 1pm, Session 2: 1pm – 3pm; sessions limited to 20 volunteers each) or clean up a park in Kemp Mill/ Wheaton anytime between 11am and 3pm. High School students can receive community service hours. For more info./RSVP, email Miriam Friedman at and state where you’d like to volunteer (A Wider Circle, Kemp Mill Shopping Center Park, park on Claybrook/Lamberton, Arcola Elementary – at the back), when, and how many. All ages may participate. You can just show up at any of the parks to help if even if you don’t RSVP. You will receive gloves and garbage bags to fill.


Monday, Sept. 10 – Mr. Rosenberg, "The Man With the Truck" 6pm-9:30pm

Tuesday, Sept. 11 – Elzee's Clothing, 11am to 8:30pm, Arcola Social Hall

Monday, Sept. 24 – Rabbi Frand, Annual Drasha, 8pm, Belonofsky Sanctuary


The Youth Minyan will meet promptly at 9:15am in the small social hall.

YISE Shabbos groups -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 this week is sponsored by the Youth Minyan Kiddush Group.

Youth Minyan Slichos – The Youth Minyan will have a special Slichos minyan at 1:00am, Motzei Shabbos, Sept. 8. The Minyan will take place in the usual location on the small side of the social hall. For more details, email

Davening Times Week of Sept. 9 – Sept. 15, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (Sept. 9- Sept. 15)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)
Sunday 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

Monday/Thursday 5:45am 6:15/7:00/8:15am 5:20am "

Tues/Wed/Friday 6:00am 6:25/7:00/8:15am 5:30am "

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

AFTERNOON SERVICES (Sept. 9- Sept. 13)


Sunday – Thursday – Arcola & University – 7:05pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Sept. 9- Sept. 15)

Talis & Tefillin 5:57am

Krias Sh'ma 9:54am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:37pm

The 7:00am Arcola Minyan will meet next week in the Social Hall Monday through Friday.

NEXT SHABBOS, Sept. 14-Sept. 15, 2012 28 Elul 5772

Parashas Nitzavim Light Candles by 6:59pm

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

Friday Mincha 7:00pm

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 6:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 6:55pm

Shabbos Ends 7:56pm

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