Parashas Metzora – April 8-9, 2011

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Shabbos, April 8-9, 2011

Parashas Metzora 5 Nisan, 5771 Light Candles 7:20pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:20pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

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

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

The 8:45AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Shirlee & Steven Franco and Sima & Spencer Gakner in honor of the engagement of their children, Luna & Yaakov.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:15pm

Shabbos Ends 8:21pm


Shirlee & Steven Franco and Sima & Spencer Gakner on the engagement of their children, Luna & Yaakov. Mazal Tov also to the grandparents, Dottie & Nathan Franco and Alexander Gakner, and to the siblings, Nathan, Paulette, Dariel and Lee-El, as well as the aunts, uncles and cousins.

Ira Zimmerman on the birth of a grandson. The parents are Rivka & Shimy Klein of Baltimore.

Gail & Chaim Sanders on the birth of a granddaughter to Sara and Daniel Gutman in Israel.

Sigla & Marshall Potter on the birth of a new baby grandson, born to their children Reena and Yitzchak Grant, in Jerusalem, on the morning of Rosh Chodesh Nisan. Mazal Tov also to his siblings, Chaim Dov, Yocheved, Temima and Baruch Tzvi,


Esther Becker, Joel Becker and Linda Zurndorfer on the passing of their husband and father, Sidney Becker, z"l, Thursday morning. The funeral service took place Friday. Shiva will be observed at the Becker residence, 1121 University Blvd. W., Apt. 105, through Thursday morning. Minyan schedule is as follows: Shacharis: Sun/Tues/Wed: 7:30am. Mon/Thurs: 7:20am. Mincha/Maariv: Sun through Wed: 7:20pm. The family requests no visitors between 12:00 noon and 1:00pm, between 5:30pm and 6:30pm or after 10:00pm. Visiting hours Motzei Shabbos: 8:30-11:00pm.

Beth Greene Perera on the passing of her husband, Shabtai Perera, z"l. The funeral will take place Sunday morning, 10:00 AM at Garden of Remembrance. Shiva will be observed in the Perera residence beginning on Sunday. Further shiva details will follow.

Cleaning the Shul for Pesach – Rabbi Barry Greengart will supervise the bedika at YISE Arcola. We ask that members with talis boxes please clean out all chometz from their box by end of business Monday, April 11.


Rabbi Rosenbaum will be available at the following times for the selling of Chometz:

Sunday April 10: Arcola after 7:30am Shacharis and after 8:45am Shacharis

Monday April 11: Arcola after Maariv

Thursday April 14: Arcola after Maariv

Sunday April 17: University Blvd. after Shacharis

Monday April 18: University Blvd. & Arcola following the Siyum

Or call Rabbi Rosenbaum to make arrangements to sell your chometz.


Talmud Yoma – Shiur Monday through Thursday, small Beis Medrash, 11am- Noon.

Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Community Tuesday Night Learning for Men – The Learning program is on Pesach break. It will resume Tuesday, May 3.

Rabbi Zev Katz's Wednesday morning Chumash class, previously taught by

Rabbi Anemer, z"l, meets at 11am in the small Beis Medrash.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Wednesday evening Advanced Men's Gemara shiur, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, after Mincha/Maariv at University Blvd.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara shiur for men, Tuesday and Friday mornings, Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Sunday night shiur for men in Mishna Brurah meets at his home. For more information contact

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday night Women's shiur 8pm, Small Beis Medrash.

The Greater Washington Community Kollel Linas Hatzedek will meet this Sunday with the continuing topic of Hachnasas Orchim. The program is presented jointly with the YISE Adult Education Committee Sunday mornings, 9:30am, following 8:45am Shacharis.

Gemara Basics – The Greater Washington Community Kollel's weekly Yesodei HaTorah shiur for men meets Thursdays, 8-9pm, in the large Social Hall.


R' Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur, youth room behind the balcony. All are welcome.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur, resumes this Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur on Halacha 1 hour before Sephardi Mincha.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha/ Maariv at Arcola will explain the concept of a Friday night "plag minyan," which begins at Arcola next Friday night.

Rabbi Reuven Kasierer – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University.

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur 9am, upstairs behind the women's balcony.


Youth Groups this Shabbos meet at 10am. 1st – 4th grade girls meet upstairs in the small Beis Medrash; 1st – 4th grade boys at the Yeshiva (meet in the YISE downstairs lobby at 10am); 2-5 year olds meet in the large Youth room behind the women's balcony. 11:15am – pick up 2-5 year olds in the large Youth room and 1st-4th graders in the small Youth room.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys will meet this Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.

Save the Date, May 14 for a Women's Seudah Shlishit – Join in a Seudah Shlishit honoring all women Shabbas afternoon, May 14, 4- 6pm in the YISE Arcola Social Hall. Attendees will enjoy a "make-your-own wrap" bar and a variety of chocolate desserts while socializing with other women from the community. In the spirit of Mother's Day (May 8), bring and share your favorite Mother's Day memories as we together explore the silly and serious sides of being a daughter, a sister, a mother, and/or a grandmother. More details to follow! All women are welcome and encouraged to attend! (But we request no children under 12). 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 Aliza Chlewicki at


3rd Grade Girls' Shabbos Group will meet at the home of Ayelet and Miriam Licht, 11609 Yeatman Terrace, from 4 – 5 pm.

2nd Grade Girls Shabbos Group will meet this Shabbos at Rachel Ravin 's home, 11714 Fulham St. from 4-5pm.

There will be a women's discussion group on Shabbos at 5pm, at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1106 Arcola Ave.

Looking for a job? Come join the Job Club, Thursday nights at 7:30 pm in YISE's small Social Hall. Benefit from networking with fellow participants, practice your "elevator speech," and more. For information, contact Richard Dine,, or Cheryl Jacobson,

Let Yeshiva Seniors clean your car for Pesach! Sunday, April 10, 12:30-6:30pm at the Boys Yeshiva, 1216 Arcola Ave. Cars: $25; Mini-vans/SUV's: $35; Vans: $40. For more information call the Yeshiva Seniors, 301-649-7077, ext. 1469.

Bnai Akiva April 10 – All 3rd-6th graders are welcome to join Bnei Akiva on Sunday morning, April 10, from 9-11:30 at KMS for a pre-Pesach breakfast and activity. Fee $5, free for all MAS members. RSVP to or 301-593-3394.

Shiur & Pre-Pesach Boutique – Sunday, April 10, Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington invites the community to a shiur by Dr. Erica Brown and a pre-Pesach boutique featuring hats incredible, kikki rikki shells and much more. Boutique open 6 – 8pm, Shiur 8-8:30pm at the home of Dr. Erica Brown 318 Stonington Rd. The Shiur is in memory of the yahrzeit of Lorraine Glassenburg, z"l.

Let all who are hungry come and eat – Help local families and individuals, struggling to make ends meet, make Pesach with a generous donation to the Franco Foundation. Mark it Maos Chittim. Mail to Allan Franco, 613 Bromley Street, Silver Spring, MD, 20902.

Flowers by Stella – Floral arrangements & bouquets- Let Flowers by Stella prepare your flowers for Pesach! Attractive & economical and delivery is free! Pesach order deadline Wednesday, April 13. Stella Levy, 240-899-7720 or .

Kashrut alert – According to the Star-K, Fresh Express bagged salads must bear a Star-K Pto be considered kosher for Passover.

If you are in need of Pesach Hospitality, or you can host a family for a meal, call Sharon Augenbaum, 301-593-2336 or e-mail by April 7.


Shabbos, April 16 – Pre-Pesach Luncheon, after 8:45AM Main Minyan

Pre-Pesach Luncheon: Join the Social Committee for Shabbos lunch, April 16th. Adults $18, Children (ages 3 to 7) $10. Reservations are limited, so reserve early. Drop-off or mail checks made out to YISE, with number attending, to Allison Lazar, 1213 Arcola Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902. Your spot will only be confirmed once payment is received. For questions email

Pre-Pesach Chometz Food Drive – Running through April 14, the Pesach Chometz food drive collects donations for the Capital Area Food Bank. Collection box in downstairs lobby at Arcola.

Donations for Maos Chitim may be brought to the Shul office during regular business hours. Checks should be made out to YISE Charity Fund.

It's your Shul- care for it like you would want your home cared for.

Davening Times Week of April 10 – April 16, 2011

MORNING SERVICES (April 10 – April 16)

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

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

*Nusach Sefard Minyan

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (April 10 – April 14)

Sunday – Thursday – Arcola & University 7:30pm

HALACHIC TIMES (April 10 – April 16)

Talis & Tefillin 5:46am

Krias Sh'ma 9:49am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:43pm

Next Shabbos, April 15-16, 2011

Parashas Acharei Mos, Shabbos HaGadol 12 Nisan, 5771

Light Candles 7:27pm

Friday Mincha (Plag) – Arcola 6:10pm

Friday Mincha 2 – Arcola Social Hall 700pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 6:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – University 6:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 6:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 6:55pm

Shabbos Ends 8:28pm

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