Parashas Pinchas – June 28-29, 2013

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June 28-29, 2013 – 21 Tammuz 5773 – Parshas Pinchas

Light Candles by 8:20 (and not before 7:05) – Havdalah 9:27

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:20, and not before 7:05

* Mincha 6:55 (Arcola Social Hall), 7:00 (Univ., Nusach Sefard and Sephardi), 7:30 , 8:20

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:15 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Mincha 2:30, 5:00, 8:00 (Sephardi),8:15 (Arcola and Univ.)

* Maariv/Havdalah 9:27

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 Minyan Rabbi Ethan Eisen

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – Frieda Bart and Jonathan Bart on the 16th Yahrzeit of their husband and father, Bob Bart (Berel Reuven Ben Aryeh Leib).

* 8 AM Minyan – Friends of Yoninah & Adam Segal in appreciation of Adam's 10 years as Gabbai.

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Leah & Alex Kott in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Benzion.

Shabbos Shiurim:

* R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur at 8:15 AM.

* Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur on break until August 10.

* Rabbi David Hyatt – Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi William Millen – Shiur on Tefilah at 7:15 PM.

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 7:15 PM.

* Rabbi Amram Hes – Shiur at 7:45 PM.

* Rabbi Dr. Barry Freundel – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

* Rabbi Josh Blaustein – Shiur after Mincha at University.

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual self-improvement), Sundays at 9:30 AM in the Balcony.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara Shiur for Men, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 AM-6:45 AM, Arcola Social Hall.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Tehillim Shiur, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM, in the small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash Shiur for Women, Wednesdays at 8:00 PM, in the small Beis Medrash.

* Bais Medrash Zichron Gedaliah for Men, Tuesdays at 8:00 PM in the YISE Social Hall.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, Wednesdays at 7:10 PM before Mincha at University.

* Greater Washington Community Kollel:

* Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics – Join us as we continue the fascinating topic of "Dina D'malchusa Dina: The Intersection of Jewish and Secular Law.' Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM.

* Yesodei Hatorah, a skills-building program designed to foster independent Gemara proficiency. Thursday evenings at 8:45 PM.

Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15 AM sharp.

Please join us this week for groups: 2-5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony. Groups run 10 AM-11:15 AM. Please pick up your child(ren) promptly.

There will be NO groups on July 6th (July 4th weekend).

Mazal Tov

* Tenise & Joel Becker on the birth of a grandson, Shmuel Tzvi, to their children Hadassah & Yitzi Becker of Yerushalayim and to his siblings, Avigael and Shua, and to the great-grandmother Esther Becker, and to all the aunts, uncles, and cousins.

* Leah & Alex Kott on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Benzion Yitzchak. Mazal Tov to all his sisters, sister-in-laws, brothers and brother-in-laws and to all his friends who are here to celebrate this Simcha.

* Leah & Alex Kott on the birth of a grandson in Israel, to their children Chava & Shmuel Kott and also on the birth of a granddaughter in Montreal, to their children Miriam & Dovid Riven.


* Nancy Karkowsky and family on the passing of their husband and father, Avi Karkowsky. The funeral was held this week. Shiva will be held through Monday morning at their home, 1142 Kersey Road. The Minyan schedule is as follows: Mincha/Maariv: Sunday – 8:20. Shacharis: Sunday – 8:00, Monday – 6:45.

YISE Programs and Listings

Rabbi Dr. Barry Freundel, of Kesher Israel in Georgetown, will give a Shiur at Arcola between Mincha and Maariv on Praying for the Government.

Mourning the Churban – Reading the Symbols – Rabbi Lopiansky's Tisha B'Av Shiur for men and women on Tuesday, July 2 at 8 PM at the Bais Medrash Zichron Gedaliah program presented by YISE and the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington at YISE, Mincha at 7:45 PM, Maariv to follow. For more information please contact Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910.

YISE Communique – The Shul has been sending out a number of important cyberbriefs in the past few months. We cannot always put everything into the mail. If you have e-mail and have not been receiving cyberbriefs, please contact us at so that we can add your e-mail to our list and you can begin receiving cyberbriefs.

Job Assist Events:

* Foundations of Graphic Design – Online, Sunday, July 7. Info and register at

* LinkedIn for Beginners – Wednesday, July 10, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Info and register at

Community Service Day – co-sponsored by YISE, KMS, & MJBHA. Come do a mitzvah! Two options: do one or do them both. On July 14, we will be doing a park cleanup from 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon. Bags and gloves will be distributed by the steps at the Kemp Mill Shopping Center Park. From 12:00 noon – 2:00 PM, come help out at A Wider Circle (distribution center) at 9159 Brookville Rd, 301-608-3504 (limited to 20 people). Upper School students get community service hours. For more information and to RSVP for A Wider Circle, please contact Miriam Friedman at

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill – YISE's Chesed Committee has started a program to help members undergoing serious medical crises. If you or someone you know needs help with meals, carpools, childcare, etc., or to volunteer, please contact: Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517, or pick up a form in the lobby.

The Rachel Bassan Horwitz Fund is used for medical needs in our area, elsewhere in the US, and in Israel. 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: YISE Charity SPECIAL Fund, c/o Norma Burdett – 11720 Lovejoy St., Silver Spring, MD 20902. Earmark: Bassan Fund. For more information: Norma Burdett, 301-593-5964 or Pearl Bassan, 301-649-3137.

Help keep the YISE Sisterhood active and vibrant!!!

Want to serve the women of YISE and the greater Kemp Mill community? Have ideas for exciting events and outings that you'd like to make a reality? Looking to make new friends and get more involved in your community? This is YOUR time to shine! The YISE Sisterhood is seeking a few good women to join the Sisterhood Board, which currently has a number of vacancies. To ensure the continuity of YISE Sisterhood, the current Board will hold an open selection meeting on July 1, at 7:30 PM, in the YISE Arcola Social Hall.

Board Positions include:

* President/Co-President – Responsibilities include leading a team of wonderful and motivated women in planning and implementing events open to women of all ages in the community.

* Vice President – Responsibilities mirror those of the President/Co-President, albeit in an ancillary role.

* Program Coordinators (2) – Responsibilities include planning and implementingg, at minimum, the Sisterhood's annual Mothers Day Seudah Shlishit, two Summer Seudah Shlishits, the Simchat Torah Kiddush, Purim bags for children, and the Sisterhood Membership Brunch.

* Secretary/Communications/Publicity – Responsibilities include taking notes at board meetings, publicizing Sisterhood events, and communicating/coordinating events with the shul office.

* Treasurer – Responsibilities include managing the Sisterhood account.

At the July 1 meeting, current Board Members will answer questions about the positions and responsibilities and describe their experience being on the Board and becoming a member of the YISE Sisterhood family. Anyone interested in even possibly joining the Board is encouraged to email in advance of the event and to attend the meeting.

Community Programs and Listings

The Women's Discussion Group will meet 5:30 PM at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1006 Lamberton Drive. We will be reading "The Garden of Emunah.'

Parsha / Tehillim Groups – for boys and girls entering 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades, Shabbos afternoons at 6:00 PM for 45 minutes at the home of Ofer Levy, 1101 Lamberton Drive. Learn the weekly Parsha, read Tehillim, and enjoy a Shabbos party.

Women's Daytime Tehillim, Wednesdays, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Contact Arleeta Lerner for information, 301-649-0552.

Unveiling for Hanna Aronovich will be held this Sunday, June 30, at Garden of Remembrance at 11:00 AM.

GWCK Teen Summer Kollel – For boys in grades 5 – 9, through July 12, Weekday evenings, 10900 Lockwood Drive. For more information, contact Rabbi Menachem Winter at 301-213-6504 or

Yeshiva of Greater Washington is holding a major fundraiser to support its Scholarship Fund. A raffle with a top prize of $50,000. Purchase tickets by July 4. Drawing on July 23. For information contact 301-962-5111 ext. 1522 or or visit

"Rent Control Legislation: ‘Contra-Torah, Socialistic and Communistic' or ‘Right, Correct and Accepted?' A Case Study In Halachic Attitudes Toward Modern Social Welfare Legislation' – Independence Day- The Federal Holiday Learning Program for Men on Thursday, July 4, with Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman presented by the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington- Chavrusa at 9:00 AM; Shiur at 10:00 AM at the YGW Boys Campus. For more information please contact Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910.

Megillat Eicha: Sounds of Music – The Rabbi Leonard Dickstein Beit Midrash Program and Woodside Synagogue welcome internationally acclaimed expert on Tanach, Mrs. Shani Taragin, for a guest lecture. Tuesday, July 9, at 7:15 PM at Woodside Synagogue (followed by Mincha/Maariv at 8:20 PM)

Fill the Void – Save the date for a special screening of the critically acclaimed film, by Rama Burshtein, Monday, July 22, 15 Av, Tu B'Av, at the Bethesda Landmark Theater, 7235 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, 7:30 PM. Advance purchase required. Visit to purchase today. Tickets: $15/per person; $25/two tickets.

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? Please call 1-866-zehayom for confidential help geared toward the frum community. Sponsored in part by the Yehudah Mond Foundation.

The Week Ahead

Sunday, June 30 Monday, July 1 Tuesday, July 2 Wednesday, July 3 Thursday, July 4 – Independence Day Friday, July 5
Arcola 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:15, 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30
University 8:00 N/A N/A N/A 8:00 N/A
Sephardi 7:30 6:05 6:15 6:15 7:30 6:15

Arcola 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 See Shabbos Schedule
University 8:25 N/A N/A 8:25 8:25

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 4:45 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:28 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:50 PM

Next Shabbos

July 5-6, 2013 – 28 Tammuz 5773

Parshas Matos/Masei – Mevorchim Hachodesh

Light Candles by 8:19 – Havdalah 9:25

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:19, and not before 7:05

* Mincha 6:55 (Arcola Social Hall), 7:00 (Univ., Nusach Sefard and Sephardi), 7:30 , 8:20

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:15 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Mincha 2:30, 5:00, 8:00 (Sephardi), 8:15 (Arcola and Univ.)

* Maariv/Havdalah 9:25

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, June 29 Bar Mitzvah of Benzion Yitzchak Kott

Monday, July 1 YISE Sisterhood Meeting, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, Arcola Social Hall

Wednesday, July 3 Senior Lunch, 12:00 Noon, Arcola Social Hall

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, July 3, at 12 noon.

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Office Hours:

Monday thru Wednesday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM and Friday 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Closed Thursday

Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum Dr. Marc Katz – President

Alan Zimmerman – Executive Director