Parashas Tetzaveh – March 2-3, 2012

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The Shabbos Shorts are sponsored this week by Gil Ginsburg in gratitude to his children for buying the honor of Kol HaNearim for him on Simchas Torah: Yale, David, Benjamin, Raphael, Herzl, and Melissa.

SHABBOS, March 2-3, 2012

Parshas Tetzaveh, Parshas Zachor- 9 Adar, 5772 Light Candles by 5:44pm

Friday Mincha 5:45pm

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

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

The 8:00 Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Eva & Nissy Moskowitz and Eva & Ben Bazian on the occasion of the birth of their grandson, Zacharia Raphael, to their children, Shoshana & Doni Moskowitz.

The 8:45 Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Faith &Gil Ginsburg in honor of their 56 co-members of the Haimish Kiddush Group, and everyone who attends the 8:45 Main Minyan and makes it such a nice place to daven.

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:40pm

Parashas Zachor will be repeated at the 2:30pm Early Mincha and at the regular Arcola Mincha.

Rabbi Rosenbaum will give a general review of Halachos of Purim between Mincha and Maariv at Arcola.

Shabbos Ends 6:44pm


Esther & David Hornestay on the engagement of their granddaughter, Talia Klammer, daughter of Shari & Rabbi Stuart Klammer of Woodmere, NY, to Ari Glovinsky; and Mazal Tov as well on the engagement of their grandson Avi Hirschhorn, son of Lisa & Shimon Hirshhorn of Raanana, Israel, to Orel Strauss.

Lew Sosnowik on the birth of a great granddaughter, Malka, born to Chaya & Shlomo Maza, of Cedarhurst, NY.

Elinor & Mordechai Litwack on the birth of a daughter, Sarena Aderet. Marla & Marty Teichman on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson, Asher Alter Meth, of Baltimore

PURIM CARNIVAL! The YISE Youth Department invites the entire community to an exciting evening at our annual Family Purim Celebration and Carnival in our Arcola Social Hall Wednesday, March 7. Ma'ariv and Megilla will begin promptly at 6:40pm with festivities to follow. Join us for awesome carnival games, cool prizes, cotton candy, popcorn, pizza, and LOTS of FUN!! Games, cotton candy and popcorn tickets will be sold for $0.50 each or $5 all-inclusive per child. To help sponsor this event or purchase tickets in advance, email

"When did we make this official?" Join us for the final installment of this Winter's Friday Night Oneg series with Rabbi Rosenbaum this Friday night, March 2, 8:45pm. The Rabbi will discuss the Halachik reasoning behind "When Agreements Becoming Binding". Hosted by the Branda Family, 1014 S Belgrade Rd. Refreshments provided by the host family.


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

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men meets Sunday night, 8:30pm, at his home. For more information contact

A Purim Perspective ~ Persia and the Jews: Then and Now – Presented by Mrs. Sara Malka Winter Monday, March 5, 8pm, for women only, at YISE. For more information, email or call 301-593-4260. Sponsored by The Greater Washington Community Kollel in conjunction with YISE.

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.

A Special Purim Shiur for men and women by Rabbi Aaron Lopiansky, presented by the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington and the Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah. Tuesday, March 6, 8pm in the Belonofsky Sanctuary. For more information contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.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 will resume Wednesday night, March 14, at University Blvd. after Maariv.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women will not meet this week. Yesodei Hatorah will resume next week.

Linas Hatzedek resumes this Sunday – Join the Greater Washington Community Kollel as they continue the fascinating topic – Marketing and Disclosure: The Do's and Don'ts. 9:30am, Beis Medrash.


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

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, 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 Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

Rabbi Josh Blaustein- Shiur at University Blvd.between Mincha / Maariv.

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

Any YISE member living in University Towers who needs help with food shopping, especially in bad weather, contact or 301-593-7359.

To submit a listing for the Shabbos Shorts – Email the item to Please put your contact information at the end of the email, in case we have questions.

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 28, over one-third of the slots have been spoken for.


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

Kindergarten Girls' Shabbos Group will meet on March 3 at the home of Reyut Wasserstein, 918 Annmore Dr, 4pm – 5pm.

Bnei Akiva this Shabbos, March 3, will take place at KMS at 4:30 pm. Walking groups will leave YISE at 4 pm.

Expand Your Universe at the 1st Annual YGW Boys' Division Science Fair- Open to the Community Sunday, March 4, 2-5pm at the YGW Girls' Campus Cafeteria, 2010 Linden Lane, Silver Spring. For more info contact Shira Kasser –

Stressed—At Work or in Your Job Search? Harvey Kramer, President, Execupro, Inc., will show you how to recognize the warning signs of stress and analyze how you deal with pressure. Monday, March 5, 7:30-9pm, KMS. Sponsored by Kemp Mill JobAssist and Wrap2Go.

Rabbi Koss on Jewish History – Monday, March 5, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, 1111 University Blvd. W., apt. 215, Mr. Marvin Konick's apartment. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the YISE Chesed Committee and Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington.

Job Search 2-Day Boot Camp – March 7 and 8, 9am-4pm (must attend both days), sponsored by JSSA. Covers networking, resumes, interviews, and more. 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Info and register at

Jewish Texts Study presents this Spring's mini course, "The Jews Under Christianity and Islam: A Comparison." Wednesdays with Dr. George Berlin, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 9:30-11:30am. For information, email or call 301-593-6714.

Make Rainy Days "Green" – Take advantage of wet weather. Tuesday, March 13, 8 pm at the Silver Spring Jewish Center, the Kayamut Sustainability Circle will explore the amazing opportunity of rain barrels. This is a great introduction right before the County's hands-on April and May workshops on rain barrels and landscape conservation. Free, and all are invited.

Pirchei is coming to Kemp Mill! Boys in 1st through 6th grades, join us with your father for a kick-off pizza party and an introduction to the program: Sunday, March 11, 5:30 pm, YGW Cafeteria. Weekly Pirchei sessions begin March 17, Shabbos Parshas Vayakhel-Pekudei, 4-4:55 pm,YGW Classrooms. For information or to join our e-mail list, contact Ranon Cortell or Pinchas Werner at

The Mitzvah of Matanos Laevyonim

Those wishing to fulfill the mitzvah of matanos laevyonim through the Shul, with the primary recipients being individuals from the community, can bring their donations to the Shul Purim night. They can also be given to Rabbi Rosenbaum in person or dropped off at the office any time before Purim. PLEASE DO NOT MAIL CONTRIBUTIONS. Checks can be made out to YISE Charity Fund.

YISE Nursery Purim Cards – Support our community children by ordering 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.


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.

The sixth annual Rose & Bernard Singer Megilla Reading Program, in memory of the parents of YISE member Saul Singer, recruits those who read Megillah to do so for shut-ins and other community members who might miss out on hearing a megillah reading. Contact Saul at 301-593-1193 or at

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.

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.


The wrong raincoat – Someone inadvertently took the wrong rain coat Friday night in shul. If someone took a long, black rain coat of the brand Champs and might have left behind one of the brand name Bradley Jons please contact Rabbi Rosenbaum.

Found – A pair of brown women's gloves were found in the Shul offices. Call 301-593- 4465, ext 402 to claim.

Found – Key and keychain with name in small letters on it, found in the Social Hall. Identify the name and retrieve your key. Call 301-593-4465, ext 402.

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


The 2012 YISE Annual Banquet

Sunday, April 29 at YISE


Seth & Masha Katz

Community Service /Young Leadership Award:

Rabbi Scott & Mrs. Shevi Miller


Due to the ongoing challenges involving road construction and utility work, the Eruv is likely to be down for the foreseeable future.

The Eruv Association will do its best to make repairs, but do not expect an announcement about the status of the Eruv until close to Shabbos. Call one of the shul hotlines just before candle-lighting. The Silver Spring Eruv Association recommends you never put yourself in a situation where you must have the Eruv. To volunteer for the Eruv Association, contact


The March operating hours for the Wallerstein Mikvah are: Sunday-Thursday: 7:30 – 9:30pm. Special Hours only for Purim night, Wednesday, March 7, 8:30 – 10:30pm. Saturday: The Mikvah will open one hour and 45 minutes after the latest candle lighting, and remain open for two hours. Friday nights: call 301-681-3737 to schedule an appointment. Please call at least 24 hours in advance and someone will contact you to schedule the appointment. Please note that the Mikvah actually closes at 9:30pm. Last shower is at 9:15pm (15 minutes before closing); Last bath is at 9pm (30 minutes before closing). There are no appointments, except for Friday and Yom Tov evenings. For any other assistance, leave a message on the Mikvah answering machine and someone will contact you within 24 hours.

Talk to the Rabbi -Rabbi Rosenbaum is available by phone (no meetings are scheduled) from 10am to 11am, Sunday through Friday, barring extenuating circumstances. Of course, people can call at any time and either speak with him or leave a message. His office number is 301-593-4465, ext. 405.


Wednesday, March 7 – YISE Purim Carnival. See front page for details.

Friday, March 9 – Ruach Minyan, Arcola Social Hall, 5:55pm sharp.

Motzei Shabbos, March 10 – Dor l'Dor – 8:00pm, Arcola Social Hall

Shabbos, March 17 – Rabbi Dr. Dovid Katz, Scholar-in-Residence

Monday, March 26 – Rabbi Rosenbaum's Pre-Pesach Shiur, 8pm, Arcola Social Hall

Sunday, April 29 – YISE Annual Banquet honoring Masha & Seth Katz. Details inside.


The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos promptly at 9:15am in the small Social Hall. YISE is pleased to announce that Rabbi Scott Miller will be our new Youth Minyan Coordinator, beginning this Shabbos.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Moshe, Tzivia, Avrumi, Shoshana, Gavriella and Nechama Linfield in honor of the anniversary of Mordechai's Bar Mitzvah and Yoni, Binyamin, Aviva and Betzalel Broth in honor of the anniversary of their awesome older brother, Aryeh's Bar Mitzvah.

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 run 10am – 11:15am. Please pick your child(ren) up promptly.

DAVENING TIMES WEEK OF March 4 – March 10, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (March 4 – March 10)

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

Wednesday – Taanis Esther – See Purim Schedule

Thursday – Purim – See Purim Schedule

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


Mincha-Maariv (March 4 – March 8) Talis & Tefillin 5:44am

Sunday – Arcola & University – 5:50pm Krias Sh'ma 9:22am

Monday – Tuesday- Arcola – 5:50pm Mincha (Earliest) 12:51pm

Monday – Tuesday- University – Maariv – 7:15pm

Wednesday-Thursday – See Purim Schedule

NEXT SHABBOS, March 9-10, 2012

Parshas Ki Sisa- 16 Adar, 5772 Light Candles by 5:51pm

Friday Mincha 5:55pm

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:50pm

Shabbos Ends 6:51pm

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, March 7, at 12 Noon.

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