Parashas Shoftim – September 2-3, 2011

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This week's Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Arleeta & Rabbi Dr. Ivan Lerner in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson Yehuda Simcha, son of Tamar & Rabbi Michoel Lerner of Kiryat Sefer. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Ilene & Henry Miller of Pisgat Z'eev Mizrach and Great Grandmother Dena Gerber of Baltimore.

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

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

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

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Allyson & Yacov Malen in appreciation and gratitude to the community for their love & support, and in celebration of their making aliyah.

The 8:45 Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Zimbalist family in honor of the marriage of their son, Joseph, to Aliza Machefsky.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:15pm

Shabbos Ends 8:17pm


Rebbetzin Yocheved Anemer on the birth of a great-grandson, Gedalia Kahana, in Israel.

Joelle & Bill Zimbalist on the marriage of their son, Joseph, to Aliza Machefsky, daughter of Kathy & Sidney Machefsky of St. Louis. Mazal tov to Sara & Simmy and Renee & Michael Zimbalist. And a special Mazal Tov to Joseph's nieces and nephews, Nechama, Aviva, Shira, A. J., Eli Moshe, Avraham, Jared, Shoshana, Nikki, and BatSheva Zimbalist.

Marla & Marty Teichman on the marriage of their granddaughter Tova, daughter of Rabbi & Mrs. Menashe Goldberger of Atlanta, to Yaakov Shimon, son of Rabbi & Mrs. Menachem Zehnwirth of Baltimore.

Karen & Howard Schulman on the birth of a grandson, Mason Ilan (Mordechai Ilan) to their children, Adina & Stan Salomon. Mazal Tov as well to brother Adam, grandparents Chaim & Leah Salomon, great-grandparents Irene & Bernard Amernick and Florence & Joel Avigan, Aunt Tali, and all the aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces.

Minette & Frank Akman and Vera & Bernard Erlich on the engagement of their granddaughter, Elana, daughter of Shoshana & Aaron Akman, to Ben Levin, son of Barbara & Ted Levin of Baltimore.


Minnie Korb on the passing last week of her brother, Herschel Rapoport.

YISE End of Summer Barbecue This Sunday! See next page for info!

YISE End of Summer Barbecue

Join your friends for our annual summer barbecue! Sunday, September 4, 4:30pm – 7pm at the Yeshiva Boys Field, 1216 Arcola Ave. $9 (adult), $6.50 (kids 2-8).

For more information, email or call 484-437-2793. Sponsored by the YISE Social Committee.

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.


The Youth Minyan meets at 9:15am.

YISE Shabbos groups start this week! 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 10:00am – 11:15am.

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


Bais Medrash Zichron Gedaliah – On Tuesday, Sep. 6, Rabbi Aaron Lopiansky will speak on "The Role of Torah in Teshuvah," 8-9pm, followed by Maariv. YISE Belonofsky Sanctuary for men & women. Regular classes resume on Tuesday, Sep. 13.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Wednesday night advanced Gemara shiur for men at University Blvd. after Maariv is now studying Baba Basra, Perek Chezkas HaBatim.

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.

Be inspired by Linas Hatzedek! Starting Sunday, Sept. 11, be inspired and prepared for the Yamim Noraim as the Kollel begins the topic of Teshuva. Sunday mornings, 9:30am, following the 8:45am Shacharis.

Yesodei Hatorah will resume Thursday 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 meets ½ hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha and Maariv at Arcola.

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

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


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

How To Stay Focused in Your Jobsearch -Join the Job Club Thursday nights, 7:30 pm. Learn to better present yourself, to expand your network, to land work. 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,

Elul Semester begins, Sunday Sept. 4! Join the Greater Washington Community Kollel for Elul Semester, and choose from an array of exciting classes appropriate for beginner and scholar alike. Learn one-on-one with a Kollel Rabbi. The Kollel is located at 10900 Lockwood Dr. For more information email or call 301-593-4260.

Yeshiva's Legal Holiday Learning Program – Monday, Sept. 5, at the Boys' Yeshiva, 1214 Arcola. Chavrusa learning 9-10am, followed by a shiur from 10-10:30am, on the topic "Don't Bug Me: The Responsibility to Check Food for Insects."

Hot Tips for Today's Job Market – Free workshop, sponsored by JSSA, will explore (1) job search strategies, (2) expanding your contacts and better marketing yourself, and (3) resume do's and don'ts. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 10:30-11:30 am, Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Road. For info, email

Chanukat Habayit of the Yitzchak Wallerstein Mikvah – Join the Mikvah Emunah Society Sunday, September 11, 1pm. The program begins at KMS, followed by a dedication ceremony and tour of the Wallerstein Mikvah. Light refreshments will be served. RSVPs are not required but appreciated. Please email, or call 240-678-2628.

Hey, Potential Cub Scouts! – Cub Scout Pack 452 offers a full scouting program within an observant Jewish environment for boys in 1st through 5th grade. Come to an open house "Join Scouting Night" at the MJB Hebrew Academy, Sunday Sept. 11, 4pm. For more information, contact or call 301-807-7230.

Pre-Rosh Hashana learning program – Rabbi Koss will speak on topics in Jewish History, Rosh Hashana and the holidays Monday, Sept. 12, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, at 1111 University Blvd. W., apt. 215, Mr. Marvin Konick's apartment. Light refreshments for a sweet new year will be served. For more information, contact Miriam Friedman – or call 301-754-1517,. Sponsored by Bikur Cholim and the YISE Chesed Committee.

LinkedIn for Beginners – Free introduction to creating and using a profile for those who have not created a profile. Sponsored by JSSA. Wednesday, Sep. 14, 1:00-2:30 pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. For info, email 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

The Chicken and the Egg: Healthy and Sustainable Choices – Which eggs are best to eat, for your health and the environment? Come hear what Victoria Rothenberg and Sharon Turpie have learned about eggs: organic vs. free-range, chickens' conditions, and what the Torah says about kindness to animals. 8 pm on Monday, Sept. 19, Silver Spring Jewish Center. Free event, sponsored by the Kayamut/Sustainability Circle.

Can't afford a Lulav/Etrog? If you, or someone you know, cannot afford a lulav/etrog, the Yehudah Mond Foundation will purchase a set for you. Please contact Rabbi Moshe Arzouan, 301-905-2937.


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

Shabbos, Sept. 10 – Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Aaron Glatt, M.D., after the 8:45AM Minyan (approx. 11am) & after Mincha (approx. 5:20pm).

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

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

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 Sept. 4 – Sept. 10, 2011

MORNING SERVICES (Sept. 4 – Sept. 10)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday/Monday (Labor Day) 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

Thursday 6:15am 6:45/7:35/8:30am 6:00am "

Tues./Wed./Friday 6:30am 6:55/7:35/8:30am 6:00am "

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

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Sept. 4 – Sept. 8)

Sunday through Thursday – Arcola & University 7:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Sept. 4 – Sept. 10)

Talis & Tefillin 5:52am

Krias Sh'ma 9:53am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:40pm

Next Shabbos, September 9-10, 2011

Parashas Ki Seitzei 11 Elul, 5771

Light Candles by 7:08pm

Early Friday Mincha – Social Hall 6:30pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:10pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 7:10pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 6:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:05pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:05pm

Shabbos Ends 8:06pm

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