Parashas Re'eh – August 26-27, 2011

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Shabbos, August 26-27, 2011

Parashas Re'eh, Shabbos Mevorchim 27 Av, 5771

Earliest Candle Lighting 6:26pm Light Candles by 7:30pm

Friday Mincha (Plag) – Arcola 6:15pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha 2 – Social Hall 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:30pm

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

Rabbi Will Yeamans will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

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

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

The 8:45 Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Masha & Seth Katz and Family in honor of Yisrael's Bar Mitzvah.

There will be a Shabbos Mevorchim Kiddush at University Blvd.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:25pm

Shabbos Ends 8:28pm


Masha & Seth Katz on the Bar Mitzvah of their son Yisrael. Mazal Tov also to brothers, Hershel & Meir, to grandparents, Howard Katz and Elsa & Isaac Silberberg, and to all the aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Esther & Alan Baldinger on the birth of a granddaughter, Rus Yitlah, born to Yiscah & Ezra Baldinger. Also, Mazal Tov to all the extended family and of course, big sister, Tehilla.

Rosalyn & Arnold Bramson on the marriage of their granddaughter, Nomi Spector, daughter of Janet & Robert Spector, to Michael Plaut, son of Draisel & Gaby Plaut.

Hadassah & Abie Franco on the birth of their daughter Rena Tziporah. Mazal Tov also to the grandparents Simi & Sammy Franco and Rivka and Howard Elling and to the great-grandparents Janet Rottenberg and Dottie & Nathan Franco and to all the aunts, uncles and cousins, and to big sister Simi.

Baruchim HaBaim to:

The following new members were voted in at the YISE board meeting this week: Chana & Rabbi Chaim Biberfeld; Raisa &Dr. Alex Slepoy; Drs. Aliza Fink & Michael Zatman.

Sandbags are being placed outside the glass doors of the Social Hall in order to prevent rainwater from leaking under the doors. In an emergency, please be careful exiting through those doors, which will still be useable.

It's time to reserve your High Holiday seats!

You've received your order forms. Please fill yours out and send in your reservations right away.

YISE End of Summer Barbecue

Join your friends for our annual summer barbecue! Sunday, September 4, 4:30pm – 7:00pm at Yeshiva of Greater Washington Boys Field, 1216 Arcola Ave. Early bird special $7.50 (adult), $5 (kids 2-8) through August 31. After August 31 $9 (adult), $6.50 (kids 2-8). For more information, email or call 484-437-2793. Sponsored by the Social Committee.


Please give a warm welcome to Rabbi Yehuda Malka, who has been selected to be the new YISE Youth Minyan Coordinator. A member of the Boys Yeshiva faculty, Rabbi Malka will begin his new duties at YISE this Shabbos.

The Youth Minyan meets at 9:15am.

Youth Groups this Shabbos meet from 10am to 11:15am for 2-5 year-olds ONLY in the large Youth room behind the women's balcony. Groups for 1st – 4th grade boys and girls will resume in the fall.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Shabbos Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys will not meet this week.


Bais Medrash Zichron Gedaliah is on summer break.

Rabbi Zev Katz's Wednesday morning Chumash shiur is on summer break.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Wednesday evening Advanced Men's Gemara shiur will resume Wednesday, August 31.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara shiur for men, Tuesday and 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 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 Social Hall.

Linas Hatzedek is on hiatus from after Tisha B'Av until Elul Semester.

Yesodei HaTorah/Gemora Basics will resume Sept. 8 at 8pm.


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 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur 1 hour before the Sephardi Mincha.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha and Maariv at Arcola.

Rabbi Will Yeamans – Shiur between Mincha and Maariv at University Blvd.

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


Women's Daytime Tehillim Group will resume in September.

The Women's Group meeting at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1106 Arcola, will have a discussion this Shabbos, 5:30pm, on the book Power of the Positive Word.

How To Stay Focused in Your Jobsearch – Come join the Job Club Thursday nights at 7:30 pm. Learn how to better present yourself, expand your network, to land work. The Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative has been helping people for years! Come see for yourself at YISE Arcola Small Social Hall. For more information, and to confirm the meeting is on for this week, contact Richard Dine,, or Cheryl Jacobson,

PowerPoint OnlineIntermediate Level in One Week – Classes are August 29-September 1, 7:45-9:45pm. Sponsored by the Orthodox Union. For prerequisites and fees and to register (required), go to www.ou/jobs/webcasts. "Boot Camp" for Job Seekers – 2-day workshop, September 7-8 (must attend both days), for those serious about finding a job now. Learn how to unearth the hidden job market, search for jobs in today's tough job market, write a powerful resume, organize your job search, network effectively, and interview with confidence. Sponsored by JSSA; 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. For info, contact For fees and to register (required), go to

What you need to know about Social Security – Bikur Cholim's continuing Eldercare program focuses on Social Security: will it be there? Planning for retirement, how to apply, survivor and disability benefits, and more. Tom Tobin, executive formerly with Social Security's Office of Communications. Sunday, Sept. 18, 9:30-11:30 am, KMS

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 Yehuda Mond Foundation.

Rides and Volunteers for Seniors – The Senior Connection, a non-profit organization serving lower Montgomery County, provides free escorted rides to scheduled medical appointments, helps with grocery shopping and pays friendly visits or makes phone calls to share companionship. For help contact Volunteers are also needed, with trips typically scheduled during non-rush hours and less than 5 miles from home. For more information go to or contact Marcia Custer, 301-962-0820.

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

Cell Phone Found -. Please call 301-593-0248 to claim.

Condolences to the family of long time member Max Ellenbogen on his passing. The funeral will be held on Monday, August 29 at 10am at Torchinsky's Funeral Home.

The Exit Door by Rabbi Rosenbaum's chair in the Belonofsky Sanctuary is temporarily closed. It is NOT an emergency exit at this time. Problems with water leaking through the door require us to close it at this time.


Shabbos, August 27 – Bar Mitzvah of Yisrael Katz, 8:45AM Main Minyan

Monday Aug. 29 – The Man with the Truck 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

Sunday, Sept. 4 – YISE End of Summer Barbecue – 4:30pm – 7pm – Details on pg 2

Monday, Sept. 12 – Basic Colors, 12 Noon to 7pm, Arcola Social Hall; Becker's Disposables 4:30pm to 8:30pm.

The YISE Safety Committee has placed 3 emergency phones around the Shul: one upstairs near the shul office under the sink, one near the meat kitchen under the sink in the social hall, and one in the First Aid kit under the tallesim near the Belonofsky Sanctuary. These phones only call 911.

Davening Times Week of Aug. 28 – Sept. 3, 2011

MORNING SERVICES (Aug. 28 – Sept. 27)

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

Friday 6:30am 6:55/7:35/8:30am 6:15am "

Shabbos 8:30am 7:00/7:00/8:00/8:45am 8:15am

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Aug. 28 – Sept. 1)

Sunday through Thursday – Arcola & University 7:25pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Aug. 28 – Sept. 3)

Talis & Tefillin 5:45am

Krias Sh'ma 9:51am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:43pm

Next Shabbos, September 2-3, 2011

Parashas Shoftim 4 Elul, 5771

Light Candles by 7:19pm

Early Friday Mincha – Social Hall 6:30pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:20pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:20pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:15pm

Shabbos Ends 8:17pm

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