Parashas Miketz/Shabbos Chanukah December 3-4, 2010

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Shabbos, Dec. 3-4, 2010

Parshas Miketz, Shabbos Chanukah, Shabbos Mevorchim 27 Kislev 5771

Light Candles 4:27pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 3:00pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University, Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 4:30pm

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

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

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Anne & Scott Schlesinger and Donna & Aaron Sandberg in honor of their new granddaughter, Elana Tova, born to their children Sarah & Yitzi Sandberg.

The 8:45AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Aviva & Pinchas Werner with gratitude to Hashem for the birth of their daughter, Freidel Leah.

University Blvd. will host a Shabbos Mevorchim Kiddush.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:25pm

Shabbos Ends 5:30pm

Begin saying V`tein Tal u-Matar at Maariv


Bertha & Jack Spiro on the engagement of their grandson Daniel, son of Tzippy & David Horovitz of Beit Shemesh, to Chava Forman, of Ramat Gan, Israel, daughter of Drs. Francine & Stanley Forman, of Merion Station, PA.


Geoffrey Rosenbloom and family on the passing of his father, Maurice H. Rosenbloom. The funeral was Thursday in Oxon Hill, MD. Shiva will be observed at 6317 Park Heights Ave., #501, Baltimore, through Saturday night, and from Sunday morning through Wednesday morning at 806 Kersey Road in Kemp Mill. Minyan schedule in Kemp Mill is as follows: Mincha/Maariv: Sunday/Monday/Tuesday: 4:30pm. Shacharis: Sunday: 8:00am; Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday: 6:45am.


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. Pick up the 2-5 year olds in the large Youth room and the 1st-4th graders in the small Youth room.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Rosenthal family in memory of Solomon C. Katzoff, Mary Weisberg, and Robert L. Gluckstern..

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys meets 1 hour before Shabbos Mincha.

Chanukah Family Game Night! Parents and children in grades 3-6 are invited to a fun evening of exciting games, cool prizes, and delicious treats. Join us for lots of fun in the Arcola Social Hall on Motzei Shabbos Chanukah, December 4, 7:00-8:30pm. The cost is $3 per child, parent free. For more information, email

Community Friday Night Dinner – Join the YISE Social Committee and friends on Dec. 10 for a great post-Chanukah event. Buffet meal with guest speaker. Adults $14, kids (3-8) $7, Sponsors $36 (includes 2 adult meals). Drop-off / mail checks to Allison Lazar, 1213 Arcola Ave. See flyer in the shul for details; for questions contact Deadline 12/8/10.


Talmud Yoma – Shiur Monday thru Thursday, small Beis Medrash, 11am-12 Noon.

Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Community Tuesday Night Learning for Men – in the YISE small Social Hall. Learning 8pm-9pm, followed by Maariv and light refreshments. Five shiurim & chavrusas. Contact Rabbi Eli Reingold, 301-996-5910. Rabbi Zev Katz`s Wednesday morning Chumash class, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, meets at 11am in the small Beis Medrash at Arcola.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan`s Wednesday evening Advanced Men`s Gemara shiur, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, meets at 7:30pm, after Maariv at University Bl.

Rabbi Rosenbaum has begun a new Gemara shiur for men, Tuesday and Friday mornings, Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am. The shiur will cover Gemara, Rashi, and Tosfos with a look at practical halachic conclusions drawn from the sugyos. For more information contact Aaron Branda at or Rabbi Rosenbaum.

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 meets at 8pm in the Arcola Small Beis Medrash.

The Greater Washington Community Kollel Linas Hatzedek program presented in conjunction with the YISE Adult Education Committee on Sunday mornings, 9:30am, following the 8:45am Shacharis. This program will not take place on Sunday, Dec. 5, and will resume on Dec. 12.


R` Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur in the youth room behind the balcony. Men & women welcome.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur, will take place this Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Alshich on the Parsha 45 minutes before Sephardi Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

Rabbi Rosenbaum- Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

R` Hershel Wohl- Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University Blvd.

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

If you wish to have a conversation of more than a few words during davening, please step outside.

Special thanks to Mr. David Kaler & the staff at Garden of Remembrance Cemetery in Clarksburg, MD. They accepted 30 boxes of Shaimus from YISE for proper burial at no cost to the Shul. Garden of Remembrance can be reached by calling 301-428-3000. Thanks also to Wrap-2-Go for providing transportation and manpower to get the Shaimus to Clarksburg. Wrap-2-Go can be reached at 301-328-1418.

Chanukah-To-Go 5771 is available online only at

Mezuzot Doctor – Have your Mezuzot checked by an experienced sofer certified by the Star-K of Baltimore. In accordance to Halacha, Mezuzot are to be checked twice every seven years. Home visits can be arranged, however the cost is $8 dollars per Mezuza delivered to the office. By appointment only 240 423-8810, 609 Hyde Rd. Rabbi Yehoshua Levy.

Tehillim for Shidduchim – Due to Chanukah, next week`s Tehillim for Shidduchim will be held Sunday, Dec. 5, 7:30pm, Southeast Hebrew Congregation. This is a one-time change.


Women`s Daytime Tehillim Group – 2pm-3pm, Tuesdays. Contact Arleeta, 301-649-0552.

The Women`s Group studying "Practical Applications of the Chafetz Chaim & Insights of the Parsha through the Eyes of Rav Pam" will not meet this Shabbos.

3rd Grade Girls Shabbos Group will meet today at the home of Shira Tanzer, 711 North Belgrade Rd., from 3:30 to 5:00 pm.

Snif Bnei Akiva for 3rd-6th graders will be held this Shabbos, Shabbos Chanukah, at KMS at 3:30pm. The walking group will leave from YISE at 3pm. This week is going to be special as the activities will all revolve around Chanukah!

A new Daily Shacharis Minyan in Rockville has begun at Aish DC, 6:45am on non-Torah reading days, and 6:35am on Torah reading days. 11418 Old Georgetown Rd. (corner of Old Georgetown and Tilden). The minyan will end at 7:25am.

The Greater Washington Community Kollel`s Fall Semester is in progress. New programs include: Mishna Enrichment for 5-6 boys, Mondays 7:45 – 8:30pm; Philosophy of Mitzvahs for 7-9 boys Thursdays, 8:30 – 9:00pm; Megilla Gems for Women with Mrs. Sara Malka Winter Tuesday, 8:00pm. Located at 10900 Lockwood Dr. For info contact

Announcing Job Search Club – The Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative weekly forum for jobseekers. Support in all aspects of the jobhunt — interview skills, the search process, accessing experts. The Club meets Thursdays, 7:30 pm, at YISE (upstairs Beis Medrash). For more information contact 301-525-9737, or Cheryl Jacobson, 301- 649-5549, cvjacobs@comcast.

Chanukah Mesiba -Monday, Dec. 6, 7:15 p.m., The Greater Washington Community Kollel will host a community-wide Chanukah Mesiba for men, women, and children. Starts 7:30 p.m., with words of inspiration by Rabbi Steven Baars for adults and Chanukah magic for children. Hot food, live music and dancing! 10900 Lockwood Dr.

Do you know individuals or families who can`t afford to buy food for Shabbos or Yom Tov? The Yehuda Mond Foundation will arrange confidential local food deliveries. Contact Rabbi Moshe Arzouan if you know anyone who could benefit from this service. For information on the Foundation, and how to provide much-needed taxdeductible support to this project, visit

Honor thy Elderly Mother and Father – Bikur Cholim Eldercare series presents, Sunday, Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30 am, at Kemp Mill Synagogue, Rabbi Dr. Moshe Bleich, LSCW-C, on "Kibbud Av v`Ehm" to geriatric parents: Responsibilities and Limitations from a Jewish perspective, and Ruth Kershner-Oliver, LCSW-C, Jewish Council on Aging, Director of Cahnmann Center for Supportive Services, on Accessing Resources to Help your Loved One. RSVP to 202-331-4481.

Eat, Play, Kibbitz – Join Amit Birah Chapter for a Night of Poker, Games, and David Chu`s Chinese Cuisine Saturday, Dec. 25, 8pm, at the home of Maris and Kevin Liss, 604 Hermleigh Road. $50 per person (includes playing chips and dinner) $75 young couple couvert. RSVP or for information, Sara Solomon at MES Annual Meeting – The Mikvah Emunah Society of Greater Washington, will hold its annual meeting on Motzei Shabbos Jan. 1, 8pm at YISE. The guest speaker will be Rabbi Yaakov Bieler. All are invited to attend.

Kemp Mill Chesed Meals New Website! Jewish Kemp Mill community members are invited to join a new community calendar site. The goal is to make planning chesed meals and handling other needs efficient and convenient. If you can make kosher meals for those in need or need meals yourself after birth of a baby, an illness, injury, death or other reason, visit or contact a coordinator (Jen Green, Sarrit Kovacs, Elinor Litwack, Stephanie Frumkin, Amy Mizrahi, or Sharon Shimoff).


Saturday, Dec. 4 – Chanukah Family Game Night, 7 – 8:30pm, Arcola Social Hall

Monday, Dec. 6 – YISE Board of Directors Meeting, 8pm, Small Beis Medrash

Friday, Dec. 10 – Community Friday Night Dinner. Details page 2.

Saturday, Dec. 11 – Special Seudah Shlishit for all the Shul, Daf Yomi siyum on

Seder Nezikin and the Tor family celebrating Dani`s upcoming marriage to Adina Rogers.

Monday, Dec. 13 – (3rd of 3)"Cooking on Shabbos"- Rabbi Rosenbaum, 8pm

The Installation Committee thanks everyone for the overwhelming response to the Melave Malka. We regret that some names were not included on the certificate due to a delay in receiving payment. Due to this error we will update the listing of names on the certificate and welcome additional sponsors. If you would like to be included please email: or call Barbara Price at (301) 649-6562 by Wednesday, December 8. We thank you for your continued support and response.

The Haimish Kiddush Group was created to ensure that there is always a kiddush for the 8:45 Shabbos Minyan. It worked! The Group is looking to continue this success with more members in 2011. Just $100 to join. Contact Raph Ginsburg, for details.

Davening Times Week of Dec. 5- Dec. 11, 2010

MORNING SERVICES (Dec. 5- Dec. 11)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

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

Monday/Thursday 6:15am 6:45am/7:35am ** 6:05am "


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

Friday 6:30am 6:55am/7:35am 6:15am "

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

*Nusach Sefard Minyan ** Belonofsky Sanctuary

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Dec. 5- Dec. 9)

Sunday – Arcola & University – 4:35pm;

Arcola Monday – Thursday – 4:35pm

University – Maariv only Monday – Thursday 7:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Dec. 5- Dec. 11)

Talis & Tefillin 6:20am

Krias Sh`ma 9:35am

Mincha (Earliest) 12:32pm

Next Shabbos, Dec. 10-11, 2010

Parshas Vayigash 4 Tevet 5771

Light Candles 4:27pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 4:30pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 4:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 3:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 4:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – University 4:25pm

Shabbos Ends 5:30pm

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