Parashas Ki Sisa – March 9-10, 2012

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The Shabbos Shorts are sponsored this week by Arleeta & Rabbi Ivan Lerner in honor of the 11th yahrzeit of Arleeta's mother, Jane Axelrod, z"l, Raizel bas Simcha.

SHABBOS, March 9-10, 2012

Parshas Ki Sisa- 16 Adar, 5772 Light Candles by 5:51pm

Ruach Minyan 5:55pm

Friday Mincha 5:55pm

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

The Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard Kiddush is sponsored by Miriam & Yekhiel Tzvi Weill in memory of Yekhiel's father, HaRav Avigdor ben Eliezer Chanoch, z"l.

The Congregation is invited to the 8:45AM Main Minyan Simcha Kiddish, sponsored by Melissa & Chad Miller in honor of the Bas Mitzvah of their daughter, Talya.

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:50pm

Shabbos Ends 6:51pm

SPRING FORWARD- Before going to sleep Saturday night, set your clock forward 1 hour


Howard Katz on the Bar Mitzvah of his grandson, David Azriel Katz, son of Linda & Noah Katz of Baltimore, and to aunts & uncles Masha & Seth Katz and Aliza & Manasseh Katz and all the cousins.

Arleeta & Rabbi Dr. Ivan Lerner on the Bat Mitzvah of their granddaughter, Hadassah Lerner, of Kiryat Sefer, daughter of Tamar & Rabbi Michoel Lerner. Mazal Tov also to grandparents Ilene & Henry Miller, of Pisgat Ze'ev Mizrach, and Great Grandmother Dena Gerber of Baltimore.

Gail & Chaim Sanders on the birth of their new granddaughter, Sarah, born to Dvora & Aryeh Sanders of Ramat Beit Shemesh, and sister to Miriam, Nechama, Eliezer and Tzipora Sanders.

Miriam & Jeff Zuckerman on the engagement of their son, Dani, to Batya Herzberg, daughter of Sharon & Dr. Abe Herzberg of Woodmere, New York.

Melissa & Chad Miller and siblings Chana Aliza, Aryeh, and David on the Bas Mitzvah of their daughter and sister, Talya. Mazal Tov also to the grandparents, Harriet & Ernie Brodsky and Jane & Stephen Miller.

Sue Stern on the engagement of her grandson, Akiva Groskin, son of Dr. Manoach Groskin, of Hashmonaim, Israel to Shira Wexler, daughter of Mrs. Michelle Wexler of Efrat. Mazal Tov also to all the aunts, uncles & cousins.

Susan & Rabbi Saul Koss on the engagement of their granddaughter Aidel Sarah Guttman of Milwaukee to Natan Lindell of Philadelphia (brother of Josh & Esther Lindell of Kemp Mill).

Nino & Joyce Dworsky Srour on the engagement of their daughter Brenah to Avi Siegel. Also Mazal Tov to Brenah's brother Merric and to Avi's parents, Phyllis & Dr. Steve Siegel of Kew Gardens Hills, and their daughter and family Randi, Johnny and Nati Mass.

Moving Mincha/Maariv – YISE's weekday Mincha/Maariv is moving to the Belonofsky Sanctuary, effective Monday, March 12.

Tehillim will be said for Rabbi Yisroel Yosef ben Yocheved Anemer starting Sunday, March 11, 8:30pm, and continuing until further notice. Please call 1-760-569-7676, code #517657.


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

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 nights at University Blvd. after Maariv.

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

Yesodei Hatorah meets 8 pm Thursday nights in the Social Hall.

Linas Hatzedek this Sunday – Join the Greater Washington Community Kollel as they continue the fascinating topic – Marketing and Disclosure: The Do's and Don'ts. 9:30am, Beis Medrash.


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

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 ½ hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold – Shiur at Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

Rabbi Rosenbaum- Shiur at University Blvd.between Mincha / Maariv.

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

Pesach: What Do We Tell the Children? A special Pesach Shiur for men and women by Rabbi Eli Reingold Tuesday, March 20, 8:00 pm in the Belonofsky Sanctuary. Presented by the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington and the Beis MedrashZichron Gedaliah of YISE. For more information contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

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The 2012 YISE Annual Banquet

Sunday, April 29 at YISE

Honorees: Seth & Masha Katz

Community Service /Young Leadership Award: Rabbi Scott & Mrs. Shevi Miller


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

Make Rainy Days "Green" – Take advantage of wet weather. Tuesday, March 13, 8 pm at the Silver Spring Jewish Center, the Kayamut Sustainability Circle will explore the amazing opportunity of rain barrels. This is a great introduction right before the County's hands-on April and May workshops on rain barrels and landscape conservation. Free, and all are invited.

Preparing the Kitchen for Pesach – YGW Women's Alumnae Association and the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington present a shiur for women – "Focus on Halacha" with Rabbi Eli Reingold. Monday, March 12, 8:30pm at YGW Boys' Campus, 1216 Arcola Ave. For more information contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

Pirchei is coming to Kemp Mill! 1st through 6th grade boys, join us with your father for a kick-off pizza party and introduction to the program: Sunday, March 11, 5:30 pm, YGW Cafeteria. Weekly Pirchei sessions begin March 17, Shabbos Parshas Vayakhel-Pekudei, 4-4:55 pm,YGW Classrooms. For information or to join our e-mail list, contact

Computer Training Online – The OU offers online computer training, starting the week of March 12: Dreamweaver, MSExcel—Intermediate, HTML, and JavaScript. More info and register at

Join Bnei Akiva at their Annual Shabbaton, March 16-17, at KMS. Friday night dinner for 3rd- 6th graders, Seudat Shlishit for chanichim and their families. For more details contact Lisa Mellman 301-593-1958 or

Pre-Pesach Boutique – Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington invites you to a pre-Pesach Boutique Sunday, March 18, 11am- 3pm at the home of Sarah and Buddy Stern, 700 Stonington Road. Hats, jewelry, shells, skirts, serving pieces, children's accessories, raffle prizes and more! A portion of proceeds will go to fund BCGW programs.

Second Annual Siyum Tanach

The second yahrzeit of Rav Anemer zt"l will be marked with our second annual siyum Tanach at Seudah Shlishit April 28, Shabbos Tazria-Metzorah, around the time of the Rav's yahrzeit (Rosh Chodesh Iyar). The Adult Education Committee has divided the Tanach into 133 sections, and you can sign up online at the, or call Bob Levi, 301-593-2399 to register for a particular section. Individuals, couples, families, or chavrusas can sign-up for one or more of the Tanach sections to study. Don't delay! As of March 8, over one-halfof the slots have been spoken for.


Friday, March 9 – Ruach Minyan, Arcola Social Hall, 5:55pm sharp.

Motzei Shabbos, March 10 – Dor l'Dor – 8:00pm, Arcola Social Hall

Monday, March 12 – Basic Colors, Girls/Women's Clothes, 11:30am-6pm, Social Hall

Monday, March 12 – Becker Disposables, 4pm-8pm, Downstairs lobby

Shabbos, March 17 – Rabbi Dr. Dovid Katz, Scholar-in-Residence

Monday, March 26 – Rabbi Rosenbaum's Pre-Pesach Shiur, 8pm, Arcola Social Hall

Sunday, April 29 – YISE Annual Banquet honoring Seth & Masha Katz. Details inside.


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

The Youth Minyan is invited to the Simcha Kiddush sponsored by the Miller family.

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.

Final Dor L'Dor of the season, March 10, 8pm – Join Dor L'Dor, family chevrusah-style learning in a fun environment in the Arcola Social Hall. – Delicious pizza, interactive discussions, a raffle of exciting prizes and lots of fun!

DAVENING TIMES WEEK OF March 11 – March 17, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (March 11 – March 17)

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/Wednesdat/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 (March 11- March 15) Talis & Tefillin 6:33am

Sunday – Thursday Arcola & University – 7:00pm Krias Sh'ma 10:16am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:49pm

All listed times are Daylight Saving time

NEXT SHABBOS, March 16-17, 2012

Parshas Vayakhel-Pekudei, Parah – 23 Adar, 5772 Light Candles by 6:58pm

Friday Mincha 7:00pm

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 6:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 6:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 6:55pm

Shabbos Ends 7:58pm

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