Parashas Miketz – December 23-24, 2011

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SHABBOS, DEC. 23-24, 2011

Parashas Miketz, Shabbos Chanukah, Shabbos Mevorchim – 28 Kislev, 5772

Light Candles by 4:32pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 3:00pm

Friday Mincha 4:35pm

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

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

The 8:00AM Kiddush is sponsored by Techiya & Yaakov Toaff in honor of their children Yishai and Maya's 4th birthday, and also sponsored by Simin & Hillel Askarinam on the yahrzeit of Hillel's father, Elazar Ben Nissan z"l.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Haimish Kiddush Group.

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:30pm

Shabbos Ends 5:35pm


Tzivia & Rabbi Sam Bramson on the birth of a great granddaughter, Aliza, to their grandchildren Chava Rochel & Reuven Gleiberman of Lakewood, NJ.

Naomi & Nechemia Mond on the birth of a baby boy. Mazal Tov also to grandparents Betty & Stuart Ozar and Ita & Jimmy Mond, great-grandparents Rosaline Sonnenwirth, Marilyn & Milton Ozar, and Sylvia Mairanz, and to the extended Mond and Ozar families. The Shalom Zachor is scheduled for Friday night, 8pm, at the Mond home, 812 Hyde Ct. The Bris is scheduled for Shabbos morning at the Yeshiva following the 8:00 minyan.

Feigy & Tuvia Grauman on the birth of a granddaughter, Ariella Zisi, to their children Shulamith & David Lesnoy. Mazal Tov to siblings Zanvy, Charne, Deena and Yaakov and to all the aunts, uncles and cousins.

Yoninah & Adam Segal on the birth of their daughter Elisheva Golda and to siblings Ravi, Shoshana, Shimon and Levi.


Lawrence Korb and family on the passing of his mother, Minnie Korb. The memorial service took place at YISE. Burial was at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in Adelphi, MD. Shiva was observed last week.

Bernard Muller and family on the passing of his mother, Elizabeth Muller. The funeral took place in New York. Shiva was observed in New York and Silver Spring, and will be completed in Jerusalem.

End of Year Tax Deductions!

Make a gift now to the YISE Rededication project to remake the exterior of the YISE Arcola building and dedicate it to our late Rav, Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer, zt"l. Do it before Jan. 1 and take a tax deduction for 2011


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

The Youth Minyan Shabbos Chanukah Kiddush is sponsored by the Youth Minyan supporters in honor of our outstanding youth.

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 are from 10am – 11:15am. Please pick your child(ren) up promptly.

The YISE Annual Chanukah Party Celebration is Sunday, Dec. 25, 10am – 2pm. Activities for Preschool and young elementary ages includes: Cool arts and crafts! Special projects! Doughnut decorating! Delicious snacks! Face painting and more! Just $5 per child! See flyer in Shul or contact for details.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women based on the work "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, will meet this Sunday.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men meets Sunday night 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 NEW 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 night at University Blvd. at 7:30 (after the 7:15 Maariv).

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

Greater Washington Community Kollel Linas Hatzedek – cancelled this week Yesodei HaTorah (Gemara Basics) Thursdays, 8pm in the Arcola Social Hall.

Tefillah Gems – Discover the true beauty of the timeless words of Pesukei D'Zimrah. Mrs. Sara Malka Winter – Tuesdays 8pm at the Kollel, 10900 Lockwood Dr.

YISE Sisterhood Presents: "First Step to a Healthier 2012" Ladies, would you like to make eating better a priority for 2012, but you just don't know where to start? Start off 2012 the right way! YISE Sisterhood is hosting an informative and fun presentation by Jennifer Reilly, Registered Dietician and author of Cooking with Trader Joe's Cookbook: Skinny Dish!, Motzai Shabbos, Jan. 7 at YISE Arcola, beginning at 8pm. Ms. Reilly will guide you through a discussion of healthy eating, prepare easy-to-make healthy dishes right before your eyes, and answer your nutrition questions. Participants will each get a taste of the delicious items prepared during the presentation. You'll leave the event with a better understanding of nutrition and with recipes to help you begin your journey to eating better.


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur 8:15am, in 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 – Gemara Shiur will resume in February.

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

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha Shiur will not meet this week.

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

Rabbi Dovid Katzenstein- Shiur at Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

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


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

Men's Federal Holiday Learning program – Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington presents the Federal Holiday Learning Program for Men."The Mitzvah of Chanukah: Who Is the Target? Publicizing the Miracle for Non-Jews" with Rabbi Eli Reingold. Monday, Dec. 26, at the Yeshiva Boys' Campus, 9-10am: Chavrusa Learning; 10-10:30 am: Shiur. For information contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

Is the School Workload Overwhelming Your Teen? Tuesday, Jan. 10, 7:30 pm, Sulam presents "Is the School Workload Overwhelming Your Teen? Tips for Frazzled Students and their Parents from the Experts" featuring Kyle Kane of Bass Educational Services, LLC. Ms. Kane is a consultant for the Sulam high school transition team, offering comprehensive college planning services for students with learning differences.

The Rotating Rebbe Shiur invites anyone interested in joining as the Shiur begins Masechet Kiddushin on Shabbos at 10:55 AM (after the 8AM kiddush) in the Yeshiva. We welcome men of all backgrounds.

QuickBooks Online Training. Beginning December 26, the Orthodox Union will offer Beginners and Intermediate-level QuickBooks training online. More information and register at

Job Search Boot Camp. On Wednesday and Thursday, January 4 and 5, JSSA will offer a comprehensive boot camp for serious job-seekers. Must attend both days. More info and register at

Career Gateway for 50+ Job Seekers. Starting Monday, January 9, JCA will offer a series of workshops for mid-life and older workers. More info at

"Saving the Life of a Sinner: Pikuach Nefesh for an Over" – Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington presents the Federal Holiday Learning Program for Men. with Rabbi Eli Reingold, Monday, Jan. 2, at the Boy's Campus, 1216 Arcola Ave. 9 -10am Chavrusa Learning, 10 -10:30am: Shiur. For info contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

It's YOUR Shul- Take care of it the way you'd want your home cared for!


Shabbos, Dec. 24 – Youth Minyan Chanukah Kiddush after davening.

Sunday, Dec. 25 – Youth Chanukah Party Celebration – Details inside.

Friday, Dec. 30 – Ruach Minyan, Arcola Social Hall, 4:40pm

Shabbos, Jan. 7 – Bar Mitzvah of Eitan Isser, 8:45AM Main Minyan

Last chance to win two tickets to Israel – purchase raffle tickets! Email $10 for one entry, $18 for two entries, $36 for four entries, $90 for ten entries. Winner to be announced at Chanukah party on Sunday, Dec. 25 at 12:30pm. Raffle tickets will also be sold at the party. Thanks for supporting our community school!

Kashrut Alert from the CRC – The following flavors of Snapple 11.5 oz cans made by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, St. Louis, are now made on dairy equipment and labeled OK-DE: Diet Lemon Tea, Green Apple Juice, Kiwi Strawberry, Lemon Tea, Mango Madness, Orange Mango, Peach Tea, Raspberry Tea. Any Snapple cans of these flavors still on the market with labels bearing the OK symbol (not marked DE) were produced on pareve equipment.

Orthodox widow in University Towers seeks Shabbos guests for dinner and lunch. Food from Max's, Shalom's, etc. 732-319-2929.


MORNING SERVICES (Dec. 25 – Dec. 31)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday Chanukah 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

Monday (Rosh Chodesh) 6:30am 6:35/7:35**/8:30am 6:00am "

Tuesday (Rosh Chodesh) 6:10am 6:35/7:35**/8:30am 6:00am "

Wednesday (Chanukah) 6:15am 6:40/7:35**/8:30am 6:05am "

Thursday 6:15am 6:45/7:35/8:30am 6:05am "

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 (Dec. 25- Dec. 29) Talis & Tefillin 6:30am

Sunday – Arcola & University – 4:40pm Krias Sh'ma 9:46am

Monday – Thursday – Arcola – 4:40pm Mincha (Earliest) 12:42pm

Monday – Thursday – University – Maariv – 7:15pm

**Belonofsky Sanctuary

NEXT SHABBOS, DEC. 30-31, 2011

Parshas Vayigash – 5 Teves, 5772 Light Candles by 4:36pm

Friday Mincha 4:40pm

Ruach Minyan (Arcola Social Hall) 4:40pm

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:20pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:35pm

Shabbos Ends 5:40pm

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