Parashas Tzav/Shabbos HaGadol – March 30-31, 2012

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SHABBOS, March 30-31, 2012 8 Nisan 5772

Parshas Tzav- Shabbos HaGadol Light Candles by 7:12pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 6:30pm

Ruach Minyan – Arcola Social Hall 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University & Sephardi 7:15pm

The Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard Kiddush is sponsored by Yitz & Ruth Rochel Stokes for Hakoras Hatov.

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

The 8:45 Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Raph Ginsburg in honor of his brother Rabbi Benjamin Ginsburg publishing his first sefer, "Insights into Pesach, Sefiras HaOmer, and Shavuos."

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – University 6:20pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 6:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & Nusach Sefard 6:40pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Shabbos HaGadol Drasha will take place following Mincha in the Belonofsky Sanctuary. Copies of his source materials will be available in the lobby.

Shabbos Ends 8:12pm


Rebbetzin Yocheved Anemer on the engagement of her granddaughter, Rochel, daughter of Rabbi & Mrs. Zev Anemer, to Moisha Matzker of Brooklyn.

Rivka & Yaakov Silverman on the engagement of their son Shmuel to Sara Natelson, daughter of Joan & Ephraim Natelson, and the engagement of their daughter Glicka to Henry Baum, son of Eva Kalusin.

A small Chometz Dumpster will be placed in the Parkland Pool parking lot behind YISE on Monday morning, April 2. You can dump Chometz there through mid-day Thursday, April 5. Please only put Chometz in the dumpster. Regular garbage can go in regular trash cans for weekly pickup.

Second Annual Siyum Tanach

The second yahrzeit of Rav Anemer zt"l will be marked with our second annual Siyum Tanach at Seudah Shlishit April 28, Shabbos Tazria-Metzorah, around the time of the Rav's Yahrzeit (Rosh Chodesh Iyar). The Adult Education Committee has divided the Tanach into 133 sections, and you can sign up online at the, or call Bob Levi, 301-593-2399 to register for a particular section. Individuals, couples, families, or chavrusas can signup for one or more of the Tanach sections to study.

Don't delay! 89% of the slots have now been spoken for. Remaining: Yirmaya – 2 sections, Yechezkel – 3sections, Mishlei – 1 section, Iyov – 4 sections, Divrei Hayimim – 5 sections.

Please continue saying Tehillim for Rabbi Yisroel Yosef ben Yocheved Anemer Sundays through Thursdays, 8:30pm, through erev Pesach, April 4. Please call 1-760-569-7676, code #517857.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, resumes April 22 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

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Men's Gemara shiur will meet April 3 and then resume after Pesach in the Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am Tuesdays & Fridays. 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.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday morning shiur in Tehillim will resume after Pesach.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men will resume Wednesday, April 25.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women Wednesday nights will resume after Pesach. Yesodei Hatorah will resume after Pesach.

Linas Hatzedek will resume after Pesach.

Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah- 8-9pm Tuesday, small side Arcola Social Hall. A joint program of YISE/Kollel Zichron Amram. The program offers shiurim in beginners and advanced gemara, and also in Machshava (currently learning Chovos Halevavos).Also, one on one chavrusas are available and can be arranged for those who are interested. The sessions between now and Pesach will focus on the Pesach Haggadah with the commentary of the "Maaseh Nissim."


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

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will resume April 21, 1 hour before Mincha, in the Beis Medrash.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shabbos HaGadol Drasha at Arcola between Mi ncha/Maariv.

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

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

Gentlemen: Please clean out your Talis Box before Pesach!

Please watch your children – The number of children wandering the Shul on Shabbos without adult supervision appears to be growing. Wallpaper has been stripped off walls and wheelchairs damaged by children on their own. Please encourage your child(ren) to take care of the Shul as if it were their home.

Talk to the Rabbi -Rabbi Rosenbaum is available by phone (no meetings are scheduled) from 10am to 11am, Monday 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.

Ad blanks for the Banquet Journal were mailed last week. Additional ad blank forms are located in the boxes outside the Belonofsky Sanctuary and the Beis Medrash or at Please complete and return them before Pesach.


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

Bnei Akiva meets this Shabbos at KMS at 5pm. A walking group leaves YISE at 4:30pm.

The Franco Foundation and Maot Chittim (Food For Passover) – This week is your last chance to help families and individuals within our community who are less fortunate and struggling. The Franco Foundation will be sending out assistance to families and individuals to help with their preparations for Pesach. Please send your tax deductible donations to The Franco Foundation, 613 Bromley Street, Silver Spring, MD, 20902. You may also contact Allan at if you know of persons or families who might need our help, and we will respond promptly.

Pre-Pesach BBQ – Yeshiva of Greater Washington 8th Grade is having a Pre Pesach BBQ, Wednesday April 4, 5-7pm at the Boys campus, 1216 Arcola Ave. To pre-order, email by Monday to guarantee they have enough food.

Job Search Boot Camp – Learn how to sell yourself in today's marketplace, add "heat" to your resume, interview skills, and social networking. April 4-5, 9am-4pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Info/register at

Presentation for Emunah Women's Neve Michael Children's Village – at the home of Marion and Bernie Muller, 11557 Daffodil Lane, on Chol Hamoed Wednesday April 11, 8pm. Neve Michael is home to over 300 at risk children in Israel.

LinkedIn—Intermediate Level – For those who have created a profile and want to ramp up use of their network. Wednesday, April 11, 1-2:30pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Info/register at

The Candy Man Kosher For Passover treats – Candy ~ Chocolates ~ Teas ~ Dried Fruits ~ Nuts and a beautiful selection of Passover trays and gift baskets. *Zelda's Chocolate Marshmallow Frogs and Locusts just hopped in! Regular store hours this week: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10:30 – 6; Thursday 8:30 – 8; Friday 8:30 – 3; Saturday Closed; Sunday 10:30 – 4:00. The Candy Man will close on Thursday, April 5 at 2pm, remain closed during Passover, and reopen on Sunday, April 15.

aHead of Fashion pre-Pesach walk-in hours. No appointment needed, come treat yourself to a new pre-tied bandana, cap, hat or tichel before Pesach: Sat 3/31 from 9-10:30 pm or Sun 4/1 from 8:30-10 pm. Enter by the carport at 1014 S Belgrade. Appts available at other times by request.

We regret to inform you of the passing of former YISE member Harry Atkin, husband of Gerrie Atkin and father of Amy, Daniel, Michael, Jonathan, Pnina and Joseph, and the owner of Nuthouse Pizza.


Friday, March 30 – Ruach Minyan, 7:00pm, Arcola Social Hall

Shabbos, March 31 – YISE Pre-Pesach Luncheon

Sunday, April 1 – Financial Literacy for Teen Girls – 1:00pm – Details inside.

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


The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos promptly at 9:15am in the small Social Hall.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Youth Minyan Kiddush Group in honor of Esther Edeson for everything she does for the minyan.

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 to the Yeshiva. Groups start at 10am and end at 11:15am. Pickup of 2-5 year-olds is in the youth room behind the balcony. Pickup of 1st – 4th grade boys & girls will be in the downstairs lobby. Pickup is promptly at 11:15am and children will not be released without an adult.

Join Jewish Women International at a financial literacy event for Jewish teen girls! Sunday, April 1st – 1:00pm to 4:30pm at YISE Arcola Life$avings workshops define the basics of money management, teaching young women how to effectively spend, manage and save their hard-earned money. To register, contact Avi Litwack, 301.576.3284 /

Would you like to be a part of this year's Banquet Committee? If so, contact Barbara Price, 301-649-6562 or or Nancy James, 301-649-3263.

DAVENING TIMES WEEK OF April 1 – April 7, 2012

MORNING SERVICES (April 1 – April 7)

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 "

Tuesday/Wednesday 6:30am 6:55/7:35/8:30am 6:15am "

Friday (Erev Pesach) 6:15am 6:55/7:35am 6:15am "

Each Minyan will be followed by a Siyum. There is no 8:30am Minyan.


Mincha-Maariv (April 1 – April 5) Talis & Tefillin 5:59am

Sunday – Thursday Arcola & University – 7:20pm Krias Sh'ma 9:56am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:44pm

NEXT SHABBOS- See Pesach Schedule in HaShomer which is available outside the Sanctuary and Beis Medrash.

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