Parashas Mishpatim/Shekalim – February 17-18, 2012

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SHABBOS, FEB. 17-18, 2012

Parshas Mishpatim/Shekalim- Shabbos Mevorchim 25 Shevat, 5772

Light Candles by 5:29pm

Friday Mincha 5:30pm

Ruach Minyan – Arcola Social Hall 5:30pm

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

Rabbi Will Yeamans will speak at University Blvd.

The Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard Kiddush is sponsored by Lewis Sosnowik in memory of his parents and in honor of the engagement of his granddaughter Sima Sosnowik and by Vivian & Arnold Kirshenbaum on the occasion of his father's yahrzeit.

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

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

There will be a Shabbos Mevorchim Kiddush at University Blvd.

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:25pm

Shabbos Ends 6:29pm


Debra & Arthur Sapper on the birth of a granddaughter to their children Sarah & Rabbi Dovid Brotsky of White Oak.

Lewis Sosnowik on the engagement of his granddaughter Sima Sosnowik to Moshe Grossman of Queens, NY.

Linda & Ed Zurndorfer on the engagement of their daughter Shira to Sruli Stein, son of Shelley & Phil Stein of Teaneck, NJ. Mazal tov to Shira's grandmother, Esther Becker, siblings, nephews and niece and the extended family.


Saul Newman on the passing of his mother, Ann Newman. The funeral took place in Beit Shemesh Tuesday. Saul is sitting Shiva at 11719 Lovejoy St. from Motzei Shabbos through Monday morning. Maariv Motzei Shabbos 6:30pm; Shacharis Sunday 8:00am, Monday 6:45am; Mincha/Maariv Sunday 5:30pm.

Kumsitz/Melave Malka – Please join us for a Melave Malka of inspiring song, ruach, and Divrei Torah this Motzei Shabbos, Feb. 18, at the home of Hillary & Avrum Leeder, 705 Lamberton Dr., at 8:30 pm. Refreshments provided by hosts. For information contact Rabbi Rosenbaum.

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


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

This week's Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Youth Minyan Kiddush Group.

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.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, meets Sunday at 9:30am in the Arcola Social Hall.

Marketing and Disclosure – This Sunday, join the Greater Washington Community Kollel as they begin a new and fascinating topic – Marketing and Disclosure: The Do's and Don'ts. 9:30am, Beis Medrash.

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 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.

Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah- Tuesday, 8-9pm, small side Arcola Social Hall. A joint program of YISE and Kollel Zichron Amram. The program offers shiurim in beginners and advanced gemara, and also in Machshava (at this point we are learning Chovos Halevavos).Also, one on one chavrusas are available and can be arranged for those who are interested. A series of shiurim on Megillas Esther began last Tuesday.

Yesodei Hatorah continues Thursdays at 8pm in the Arcola Social Hall.


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur 8:15am, 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 – Shiur will meet 1 hour before Mincha. The shiur meets 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 Rosenbaum- Shiur at University Blvd. between Mincha / Maariv.

Rabbi Will Yeamans – Shiur at Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

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

YISE Nursery Purim Cards – Support our community children by ordering our beautiful full color, glossy Purim cards featuring artwork by our students! Order 3 cards for $6, 10 cards for $18, envelopes included. Email your name, phone number and number of cards needed. Cards available for pickup from Shul office or YISE Nursery beginning Feb. 24.


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

YU Alumni Dessert Reception – with special guest Rabbi Kenneth Brander, Dean, YU Center for the Jewish Future. Motzei Shabbos, February 18, 8-10pm at the home of Andrea & Nick Muzin, '97YC, '01E, 12201 Kemp Mill Road.

Yachad Scavenger Hunt — All children ages 5 – 12 are invited to join a Yachad of Greater Washington event this Sunday, Feb. 19 from 12:30 – 1:30pm. We'll have a scavenger hunt and then pizza. Cost is $5 per participant. RSVP to for details. Older students interested in volunteering (student service hours will be earned), please send an email .

"Rav Moshe Feinstein, zt'l, and the IRS," with Rabbi Eli Reingold. The Federal Holiday Learning Program for Men of the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington. Monday, Feb. 20- 9-10am: Chavrusa Learning 10-10:30 am: Shiur at the Yeshiva of Greater Washington Boys' Campus, 1216 Arcola Ave. For more information contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

YGW Girls' Division Production 2012: "A Grand Design"- Sunday, Feb. 26, 6pm and Monday, Feb. 27, 7pm, women only, MJBHA Sylvia S. Ely Auditorium. For info and ticket purchase or place an ad in the playbill: or 301-962-5111 ext 1407.

Learn QuickBooks Online – The OU will offer two series of classes, both starting February 27. More info and register at

CPR Class at YISE – Bikur Cholim is offering a course in adult and child CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) Sunday, Feb. 26, 9:30am to 1:30pm in the upstairs Youth room at YISE. The instructor is Juli Egebrecht, AHA CPR instructor for 36 years. The cost is $25 per person and includes the instruction booklet that should be reviewed prior to the course. Space is limited to 8 participants. For information and to sign up for the CPR course, contact Esti at 301-649-4485 or email

YGW Women's Alumnae Association and the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington present a shiur for women – "Focus on Halacha: Review of Muktzeh" with Rabbi Eli Reingold. Monday, Feb. 27, 8:30pm at YGW Boys' Campus, 1216 Arcola Ave. For more information please contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

The Invisible Resume. Learn how to prepare conversations to increase interview success and develop good answers to difficult questions. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 1-2:30pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Info and register at

The Golden Network's Upcoming Events in Kemp Mill – Feb. 29, 4:30pm. "Sparks Catch Flame in an Assimilated Family," a personal story by Mr. David Haley. University Towers, party room of bldg. 1111. For more info contact or 301- 681-7631.

Second Annual Siyum Tanach

The second yahrzeit of Rav Anemer zt"l will be marked with our second annual siyum Tanach at a seudah shlishit on April 28, Shabbos Tazria-Metzorah. The Adult Education Committee will coordinate the effort, which will culminate around the time of the Rav's yahrzeit (Rosh Chodesh Iyar). The Committee has divided the Tanach into 133 sections, and an online sign-up form can be accessed at the synagogue's website, or you may call Bob Levi at 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 February 15, over one-fifth of the slots have been spoken for.


The 11th Annual Purim Yahrzeit shiur in memory of Jane Axelrod (Raizel bas Simcha) is Purim, Thursday, March 8, 10:30am in the Penthouse Party Room at 1121 University Blvd W. (University Towers).The shiur ends by 11:00am. Please note new venue.

Shiur on Megillas Esther — As part of the Tuesday night Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash program for men, from 8 to 9, Rabbi Yitzchak Scher will be giving a shiur on Megillas Esther with the Gra's commentary every week until Purim.

The sixth annual Rose & Bernard Singer Megilla Reading Program will take place this Purim, honoring the parents of YISE member Saul Singer. The purpose of the Program is to ensure that no Jew in our community misses out on hearing a megillah reading because of illness, infirmity, or due to some other reason that prevents him or her from getting to Shul on Purim. Saul asks that those who can read Megillah and those who may need someone to read for them contact him at 301-593-1193 or at

Amit is selling beautiful Purim cards at $2.00 each. Please contact Rachel Pinchot, 301- 754-3773, or Esther Edeson, 301-593-1468.

Honor your friends with Purim donations – The Franco Foundation is an essential part of our community's safety net. Your donations for matanot la'evyonim will be distributed on Purim and will help individuals and families pay for basics — food, clothing, and shelter. Please help with your generous tax-deductible donation to the Franco Foundation, c/o Allan Franco, 613 Bromley Street,Silver Spring, 20902.

Purim cards – Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington is selling Purim cards for $2.50 each. 5 new designs! They are available for purchase online at , at the Kosher Pastry Oven or by phone through Shirlee at 301-467-3775.

Purim is just around the corner – The Yehuda Mond Foundation will be distributing Matanos L'evyonim on Purim day , and is selling beautiful cards to send to friends and family – 5 for $10, 10 for $18, or 25 for $40. The Foundation also has cards available year-round to acknowledge donations in honor of simchas. Please contact Naomi Mond,,for more information or to order and pick up your cards.

What They Never Told You About Purim – Rabbi Marvin H. Goldman, 1121 University Blvd W., Apt. 1501PH, Thursday, March 1, 1:30-3:00pm. Light Purim refreshments will be served. For more info or to RSVP contact Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517 or

Visitors for Homebound – Homebound widows and others in the University Towers would like occasional visits from Kemp Mill Community members. Please contact Miriam Friedman at if you are willing to visit once or occasionally.

Reminder- 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. Listings for non-Shul events may appear only once, or not at all if space is needed for Shul events. There are no guarantees for non-Shul events.


Friday, Feb. 17 – Ruach Minyan, 5:30pm sharp in the Arcola Social Hall.

Sunday, Feb. 26 – Sisterhood Annual Membership Tea, 10am-Noon. Arcola Social Hall.

Sunday, Feb. 26 – Come Ice Skating with the YISE Social Committee! 2:45pm – 4:45pm at Wheaton Ice Arena. See enclosed flyer or the Shul website for details.

The YISE Sisterhood Announces its 3rd Annual Membership Tea Sunday, Feb. 26, 10am to 12 noon at the YISE Arcola Social Hall. Enjoy some "Winter Warmth" at the morning's program, including a dairy brunch complete with warm hors d'oeuvres, warm drinks, and warm desserts, as well as a heartwarming D'var Torah by Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum.

The event will also include a 30 minute Pottery Barn presentation on decorative table settings. Pottery Barn representatives will arrange and discuss a variety of table settings and answer your design questions.

We encourage all women in the community to attend and become involved in their Sisterhood! Tea (Brunch) Fee: Sisterhood Members, Advance Reservation: $10. Sisterhood Members, At the Door: $15. Non-Sisterhood Members: $18. RSVP requested.

DAVENING TIMES WEEK OF Feb. 19- Feb. 25, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (Feb. 19- Feb. 25)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

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

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

Tuesday/Wednesday 6:30am 6:55/7:35/8:30am 6:15am "

Thursday/Friday Rosh Chodesh 6:10am 6:35/7:35/8:30am 6:05am "

Shabbos 8:30am 7:00/7:00/8:00/8:45am 8:00am "


Mincha-Maariv (Feb. 19 – Feb. 23) Talis & Tefillin 6:03am

Sunday – Arcola & University – 5:35pm Krias Sh'ma 9:34am

Monday – Thursday- Arcola – 5:35pm Mincha (Earliest) 12:53pm

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

NEXT SHABBOS, FEB. 24-25, 2012

Parshas Terumah- 2 Adar, 5772 Light Candles by 5:36pm

Friday Mincha 5:40pm

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:20pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:35pm

Shabbos Ends 6:36pm

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