Parashas Matos/Masei – July 20-21, 2012

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SHABBOS, July 20-21, 2012 2 Av 5772

Parashas Matos/Masei Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:59pm

Light Candles by 8:11pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:45pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 8:15pm

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

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

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Chevra."

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Zev Gershon in honor of his mother Hannah's birthday.

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University& Nusach Sefard 8:10pm

Shabbos Ends 9:16pm


Rabbi Josh Blaustein, YISE Member and MJBHA teacher and alumnus (Class of 2000) on receiving the 12th Annual Grinspoon-Steinhardt Award for Excellence in Jewish Education and for being recognized nationally for his gifted teaching.

Illana & Aaron Branda on the birth of a baby girl. Mazal Tov also to siblings Adira and Ra'anan.


Eddie Snyder & family on the passing of his brother, Stanley Snyder. Shiva is being observed at 11706 Fulham Street through Monday morning. Minyan schedule: Maariv Motzei Shabbos 9:16pm, Shacharis Sunday 9:00am, Mincha/Maariv Sunday 8:10pm, Shacharis Monday 6:45am.

Save the Date: Women's Seudah Shlishit – August 4

Ladies, join us for the YISE Sisterhood-sponsored Summer Women‘s Seudah Shlishit on Shabbos Nachamu afternoon, August 4, 5pm-7pm, in the YISE Arcola Social Hall. The theme of the seudah is "Summer Fun." Attendees will enjoy pareve summery fare while meeting and mingling with other women from the community. A summer-themed Dvar Torah by Rene Isser will follow. Summer desserts and drinks will conclude the program. All women are welcome and encouraged to attend! (We respectfully request no children under the age of 12 years old.) Sponsorships are welcome at $18 (or more). Checks, which should be made out to YISE Sisterhood, should be sent to Hedy Bauman, Sisterhood Treasurer, 1131 University Blvd. W. #610, Silver Spring, MD 20902.

The High Holiday forms were mailed out last week.

You can fill out your forms and bring them to the Shul this Sunday morning between 10am and 12 noon. Members of the Committee will be in the downstairs lobby to assist with the forms, answer your questions and accept the completed forms. Remember, the deadline for High Holiday forms is Thursday, July 26.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, meets Sundays 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 Arcola Social Hall.

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 on Wednesday nights at University Blvd.

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

A Week of Inspiration – The second annual Summer Seminar for men and women, hosted by the Greater Washington Community Kollel! (See flyer insert )

Join the Greater Washington Community Kollel for these 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. Time TBA.


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

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur meets in the small Beis Medrash 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 1 hour before the Sephardi Mincha.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur at Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

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

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

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

Food shopping will be harder with Magruder's closed. If you need help with 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.


Reminder: The scaffolding now reaches to the patio area. Please caution your children against climbing on it! Please don't let your children roam unsupervised during this project. Please stay away from areas marked with yellow CAUTION tape.

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.


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

Is Any Job the Right Job? Getting What YOU Need to Know From an Interview. Should you accept any job to ensure an income? Are you sure that the job is the right fit for you? How can you negotiate a compensation package? Sponsored by JSSA. Tuesday, July 24, 7- 8:30pm, 200 Wood Hill Road. Info/register at

Emergency Appeal – The Franco Foundation continuously helps individuals and families struggling to pay for necessities. There have been numerous requests from those who suffered significant losses because of extended loss of power. Please send your generous, taxdeductible donations to: Alan Franco, 613 Bromley Street, Silver Spring, MD 20902 or contact Allan at

Helpline for Frum with Addictions – Do you, or some one you love, have a problem with drugs, alcohol, overeating, or any other form of addiction? Call 1-866-zehayom for confidential help geared toward the frum community. Sponsored in part by the Yehudah Mond Foundation.

Teen/Junior Summer Kollel – Exciting classes, prizes, raffles, and refreshments! 5-6 grade boys Mon. – Thurs. 7:30-8:15pm. 7-9 grade boys Mon. – Thurs. 8:15-9:00pm, June 25 – July19, at the Kollel 10900 Lockwood Dr. Sponsored by the Greater Washington Community Kollel.

Tisha B'Av – Understanding The Tears – Rabbi Shmuel Leigh, Thursday, July 26, 9am, Shacharis 8am. Ahavas Torah – Woodside Synagogue, 9001 Georgia Ave. Presented by The Golden Network.

Quickbooks for Beginners. Learn the basic rules of accounting with Quickbooks! Monday, July 30. Sponsored by OU. Info/register at

12th Siyum Hashas Webcast Aug. 1 – MJBHA will host a live webcast of the 12th Siyum Hashas, celebrating the conclusion of the 7+ year Daf Yomi cycle, Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 7pm.

Space in the MJBHA Sylvia S. Ely Auditorium is limited so please reserve your spot by visiting

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.

Come and assist the broader community! Volunteers from our shul will be helping at A Wider Circle distribution center. Receive Community Service credit sorting through toys, clothes, furniture and other donated items, or moving or fixing furniture. Sunday, July 22 – 11am-1pm or 1pm-3pm. For info/RSVP, contact Miriam Friedman, A Wider Circle, 9159 Brookville Rd. # C, Silver Spring, is just up the road from the Torah School/Girls Yeshiva campus. 301-608-3504 or email: for questions or to donate. Sponsored by the YISE and KMS Chesed committees.


Sunday, July 29 – Tisha B'Av observed. Fast starts (7/28) 8:23pm, Fast ends (7/29) 9:08pm

Shabbos, August 4 – YISE Sisterhood Seudah Shlishit, Social Hall, 5-7pm


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 yearolds meet in the youth room behind the balcony from 10am – 11:15am.

The Youth Group Kiddush is sponsored by the Youth Minyan Kiddush Group.

To put an item in the Shabbos Shorts, send your news to Regular deadlines are Wednesdays at 12 noon. Check the back page for upcoming deadlines around Yom Tovim, etc. 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.

Davening Times Week of July 22 – July 28, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (July 22 – July 28)

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 "



Monday – Thursday – Arcola & University – 8:10pm

HALACHIC TIMES (July 22 – July 28)

Talis & Tefillin 5:05am

Krias Sh'ma 9:37am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:51pm

NEXT SHABBOS, July 27-28, 2012 9Av 5772

Parashas Devarim/Shabbos Chazon Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:55pm

Light Candles by 8:05pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:45pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 8:05pm

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 6:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University& Nusach Sefard 6:00pm

Shabbos Ends 9:09pm

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July 28 – Erev Tisha B'Av

Mincha 6:00pm

Seudah Shlishit should be eaten at home following Mincha.

Fast Begins 8:23pm

Maariv 9:09pm

Non-leather shoes to be worn on Tisha B'Av should be brought to shul on Friday, July 27, before the start of Shabbos. "Those coming for Eichah who have not davened maariv should make sure to say "baruch hamavdil bein kodesh lechol" before driving to shul."

Eicha 9:30pm

July 29 – Tisha B'Av


University Blvd. 8:00am

Arcola – Belonofsky Sanctuary 6:30am

Arcola – Social Hall (Kinos with Commentary) 8:00am

Arcola – Belonofsky Sanctuary 8:30am

Chatzos 1:15pm

Early Mincha – Arcola Belonofsky Sanctuary 2:00pm

Videos from the Chofetz Chaim Foundation and from Project Inspire 2:45pm start

Mincha – Arcola Belonofsky Sanctuary & University Blvd. 7:50pm

Maariv – Arcola Belonofsky Sanctuary & University Blvd. 8:40pm

Fast Ends (Havdalah must be made before eating) 9:08pm

The YISE Youth Department invites kids age pre-school to fourth grade for hands on Tisha b'av activities. Join us on the small side of the social hall from 2:00-4:30 on Tisha b'Av Sunday.