Parashas Shoftim – August 24-25, 2012

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The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Florence & Larry Radkowsky in memory of their fathers, Emanuel Kramer (Menachem Nassan Ben Mordechai Hakohen) z"l, & Aaron Radkowsky (HaRav Aharon Ben Leiv Zalman Hakohen) z"l, and by Rosanne & Howard Benn in commemoration of the 8th Yartzheit of Rosanne's mother, Natalie R. Blum, Nechama bat Ephraim haLevi v' Raiza.

SHABBOS, August 24-25, 2012 7 Elul 5772

Parashas Shoftim Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:27pm

Light Candles by 7:31pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Large Social Hall 6:15pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 6:45pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Ruach Minyan – Arcola Large Social Hall 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:35pm

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

Rabbi Will Yeamans will speak at University Blvd.

The Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard Kiddush is sponsored by Barbara Price and family and Abby & Rabbi Israel David Bacharach in honor of the Aufruf of Herschel Bacharach.

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

The 8:45 AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Steve Siesser to commerarate the 20th anniversary of the Bar Mitzvah of his son, Daniel Aryeh and the 20th anniversary of the Yahrzeit of his father, Nathan Siesser.

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:05pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 7:30pm

Shabbos Ends 8:30pm


Joyce & Nino Srour on the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Brenah to Avi Siegel, son of Phyllis & Steven Siegel, of Kew Gardens Hills. Mazal Tov to siblings Merric Srour, Randi, Jonny, and Nati Mass, and to the grandparents Phyllis Dworsky, Berthe Srour, and Norma & Marvin Siegel.

Debbie & Clark Rogers on the birth of a grandson, Gabriel Mark. Parents are Jonathan & Joanne Rogers of Baltimore. Mazal Tov also to his siblings, Zachary & Talia.

Judy & Louis Morris on the birth of a grandson, Akiva. Parents are Shelly & Michael Morris of Baltimore.

Sylvia & Julius Dorfman on the marriage of their grandson, Yonatan Dorfman to Elisheva Markov. Mazal Tov also to his parents Michal & Berel Dorfman.


Work has been completed on the exterior renovation of the Shul building. A few minor items will be completed next week. Thanks to all who contributed. To those who have not yet done so, send your check to the YISE office. Be a part of the mitzvah!

Shabbos Groups — Groups officially commence for all ages on Shabbos, Sept. 8. Any girls interested in being group leaders this year should contact Sarah Sandberg,


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) Sunday morning study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, meets this week, 9:30am, in the balcony of the Belonofsky Sanctuary.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men takes place Sundays, 8:30pm, at his home. For more information contact

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Men's Gemara shiur meets in the Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am Tuesdays & Fridays.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday morning Tehillim shiur meets at 11am in the small Beis Medrash.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women meets at 8pm, Wednesday nights, in the small Beis Medrash.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men will resume Wednesday night starting Mesechta Kesubos.

Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash for Men will resume Tuesday, August 28. Two weekly programs with the Greater Washington Community Kollel here at YISE!

This Sunday Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics will begin the important topic of "Tzedaka: Giving Charity The Right Way", Sunday mornings 9:30am . Yesodei Hatorah, a unique skills-building program designed to foster independent Gemara proficiency. Thursday evenings, time TBA. For more info call 301-213-6504 or see


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur 8:15am, small Youth Room behind the Women's Balcony.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur meets in the small Beis Medrash after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

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

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur meets ½ hour before Mincha.

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

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

R' Moshe Kasser – Shiur between Mincha/Maariv at University Blvd.

Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum – Women's shiur Shabbos afternoons, meets this Shabbos two hours before Mincha at the Koss residence, 11405 Monticello Ave.

YISE Lulavim/Esrogim Through Eli Chai

YISE will again be obtaining its Lulavim and Esrogim through Eli Chai on University Blvd. Orders may be placed through the Shul office, 301-593-4465, ext 402, by email at or on the web at If you go directly to Eli Chai, tell them the order is for YISE.

There will be 3 tiers of pricing/quality, as follows: Aleph $70; Bet $55; Gimmel $45. This is a modest increase in price over last year. Deadline for orders is Friday, Sept. 21.

Lost/Found – Ring found in the Toddler Room last week. Please call the office for more information 301-593-4465, ext 403

YISE Sephardi Minyan Program

Shabbat with Rabbi Zamir Cohen

Friday night, Aug. 31, and Saturday, Sept. 1

The Rabbi's talks will all be in Hebrew.

Call Chaim Tor, 202-415-1422, or Israel Sayag, 240-447-8051, for further information about the program.

Join the YISE Social Committee annual YISE BBQ Sunday, Sept. 2, 4pm – 6pm in Claybrook Park, corner of Claybrook and Fairoak Drives. Early Bird prices (until Aug. 31) – Kids 2-8 $5, Kids 9+ and Adults $9. Regular prices Kids 2-8 $6 each, Kids 9+ and Adults $10 each. Kids under 2 Free. For more information or to reserve and pay, go to or contact Tuvia at 646-469-5865 or


Computer Training Online – Starting the week of August 19: Excel Level 1, Access Level 1, Adobe Illustrator CS5 Essentials. Sponsored by OU. Info and register at Customize Your Resume, Get the Job You Want – Convince an employer you are well qualified for your target job. Monday, Aug. 27. Sponsored by JobAssist. Arcola Social Hall. General presentation 7:45-8:15pm. Individual consultations to follow. Registration required by August 24 at

Do the mitzvah of Bikur Cholim! Visit people in Kemp Mill who would greatly appreciate it. Earn Community Service points! For more information contact Miriam Friedman,

Join us Sept. 9 for Chesed Day commemorating 9/11 on – Sponsored by YISE, KMS, and MJBHA. You can volunteer at A Wider Circle (distribution center) in Silver Spring (Session 1 – 11am-1pm, Session 2 – 1pm-3pm – limited to 20 per session) or clean up a park in Kemp Mill/Wheaton anytime between 11am – 3pm. US students can receive community service points. For more info and to RSVP, email Miriam Friedman, and state where you'd like to volunteer, when, and how many.

Looking to donate or borrow? A variety of gemachs are available in our equipment, from bicycle, simcha outfits, GPS, and much more. It might inspire you to start your own. For details go to

Pirchei Kemp Mill Is Back! All boys in grades 1 thru 6 are invited to attend. Weekly Pirchei sessions begin Shabbos, Sept. 1, Parshas Ki Seitzei, 4:00-4:55pm in the YGW classrooms. If you are interested in sponsoring a week of Pirchei or if you want to join our email list contact Ranon Cortell or Pinchas Werner at

Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington Pre-Rosh Hashana Boutique – Sunday September 2, 11am – 3pm at the home of Shirlee & Steven Franco, 12101 Brookhaven Dr. Hats, jewelry, shells, children's gifts, serving accessories, home decor & design, desserts & baked goods; raffle prizes & door prizes; light refreshments. For more information contact Rhonda Lehman, or 301-351-1725.

Pre-Yom Tov Mall Event – Shomrei Emunah of Baltimore invites everyone to a Pre-Yom Tov Mall Event in support of Shomrei Emunah and community wide small businesses. One-stop Yom Tov shopping with over 25 vendors! Sunday, Sept. 9, 11am – 4pm, Shomrei Emunah, 6221 Greenspring Ave., Baltimore.


Friday, Aug. 24 – Ruach Minyan, Arcola Social Hall, 7:15pm

Monday, Aug. 27 – The Man With the Truck, Arcola Social Hall, 5:30pm-8:30pm

Shabbos, Sept. 1 – Bar Mitzvah of Yehoshua Mehlman, 8:45AM Minyan

Sunday, Sept. 2 – YISE Social Committee BBQ, 4pm – 6pm. Contact Tuvia for details, 646-469-5865 or


The Youth Minyan will meet promptly at 9:15am in the small social hall. YISE Shabbos groups – For the summer, Shabbos Youth Groups will be only for 2 – 5 yearold children. 2 – 5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony from 10am – 11:15am. Groups for Grades 1 – 4 Boys and Girls resume Sept. 8.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush this week is sponsored by the Youth Minyan Kiddush Group.

Davening Times Week of August 26 – Sept. 1, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (August 26- Sept. 1)

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/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 (August 26- August 30)


Sunday – Thursday – Arcola & University – 7:30pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Aug. 26 – Sept. 1)

Talis & Tefillin 5:43am

Krias Sh'ma 9:50am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:43pm

NEXT SHABBOS, August 31-Sept. 1, 2012 14 Elul 5772

Parashas Ki Seitzei Light Candles by 7:21pm

Early Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 6:30pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Ruach Minyan- Arcola Large Social Hall 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:25pm

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:05pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, University & Nusach Sefard 7:20pm

Shabbos Ends 8:19pm

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