Parashas Vayera – November 11-12, 2011

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Shabbos, Nov. 11-12, 2011

Parashas Vayera – 15 Cheshvan, 5772

Light Candles by 4:39pm

Friday Mincha 4:40pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at 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 Kiddush is sponsored by the Chevra, with Kugel and Cholent generously donated by Wrap2Go.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Melanie & Sandy Karlin in honor of Raphael's Aufruf.

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:20pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:35pm

Shabbos ends 5:39pm


Melanie & Sandy Karlin on the aufruf and forthcoming marriage of their son, Raphael, to Shayna Stollman. Mazal Tov to Raphael's siblings, Matthew, Sarah and Benjy and to his grandparents, Charles Karlin and Dolores & Leonard Schwartz. Mazal Tov to Shayna's parents, Deborah & Yacov Stollman, and to her siblings, Isaac, Leila and Este.

Esther & Alan Baldinger for their son Ezra and his chavrusa Yaakov Boruch Beren receiving Semicha from the Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Washington.

Marion Krakow on the birth of a great-granddaughter, Ava Leah, born to Wendy & Oren Penn of Potomac, MD. Mazal Tov also to grandmother Bette Ellen Weigert and aunt & uncle Bernice & Eddie Cohen and all the mishpocha.

Paula & Michael Schopf on the birth of a grandson. Mazal Tov also to the parents, Lisa & Simmy Schopf, of Kemp Mill.

Three Mazal Tovs to Shaine Spolter! One, upon the birth of a grandson, Simcha, born to Tamar & Dr. Yonatan Spolter, of Cleveland; Two, upon the birth of a grandson born to Yael & Rabbi Symcha Zylberberg, of Lakewood; Three, upon the engagement of her grandson Symcha Raczkowski, son of Sarah & Baruch Raczkowski, of Baltimore, to Michal Katz, daughter of Chanie & David Katz, of Baltimore.

B'ruchim HaBaim! We are pleased to welcome back Sarah & Rabbi Will Yeamans. Rabbi Yeamans joined us in the summer as a rabbinic intern. He will be continuing to join us occasionally for Shabbos throughout the year.


The Youth Minyan will not meet this Shabbos

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 are from 10am – 11:15am.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Shabbos Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys will resume in the Spring.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women based on the work "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, meets Sunday mornings in YISE's, Arcola Social Hall at 9:30am. For further information contact Esti Zemelman, 301-649-4485.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara shiur for men meets 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 NEW shiur in Tehillim meets Wednesday morning at 11 am in the Arcola Beis Medrash.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men meets Wednesday night at University Blvd. at 7:30 (after the 7:15 Maariv).

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women meets Wednesday night at 8pm in the Arcola Beis Medrash.

Greater Washington Community Kollel presents Linas Hatzedek – continues with business ethics. Sunday mornings, 9:30am in the Arcola Beis Medrash.

Yesodei HaTorah (Gemara Basics) Thursdays at 8pm in the Arcola Beis Medrash.


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur at 8:15am in the youth cancelled this week.

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 one hour before the Sephardi Mincha.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur at Arcola between Mincha / Maariv.

Rabbi Will Yeamans – Shiur at University between Mincha / Maariv.

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur at 9 am in the small youth room.

Women'sTaharas – Mishpacha class, part 3: A Shalom Bayis Discussion with Rebbetzin Rosenbaum and Halachic Question and Answer with Rabbi Rosenbaum, Monday, Nov. 14, 8 pm.

Men's taharas mispacha class: A Halachic Review with Rabbi Rosenbaum, Monday, Nov. 21, 8 pm

A Shalom Bayis Discussion for Men and Women with Rabbi Rosenbaum, Monday, Dec. 5, 8 pm.

Think you're paying too much? Think you're charging too much? Come hear Rabbi Rosenbaum discuss Hilchos Ona'ah next Friday night, Nov. 18, 8pm, at the Simon home, 918 Kenbrook Ct. For this winter's Friday Night Oneg series, topics revolve around Business Halachos. Refreshments will be provided by the host family.


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

Bnai Akiva will not have a Snif this Shabbos. Bnei Akiva presents a Friday Night Oneg for ZACH (7th and 8th graders) at the Turitz home, 504 Hermleigh Road, 7:30pm -9:30pm. Parents should arrange chaperoned walking groups. To have high school madrichim escort your kids home; contact Tova Rosenthal, or Elan Turitz,

Mishna Enrichment for 5th and 6th grade boys – Rabbi Dovid Brotsky will be studying Masechta Bikkurim and focusing on the subject as well as skill building. 7:45 – 8:30pm Monday evenings at the Greater Washington Community Kollel., 10900 Lockwood Dr.

The Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington Annual Event honoring Eddie Snyder, Shirlee Franco and the Minyan at NIH is Sunday, Nov. 13, 10am at YISE. For more information or to make a reservation go to

Jewish History with Rabbi Koss – Rabbi Saul Koss will speak on topics in Jewish History Monday, Nov. 14, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, at 1111 University Blvd. W., apt. 215 (Mr. Marvin Konick's apartment). Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517 or

Camp Darom Modern Orthodox sleep-away camp on the shores of Lake Grenada in Mississippi, sponsored by Baron Hirsch Congregation of Memphis, will hold a special presentation to potential campers Monday, Nov. 14, 8pm. in Silver Spring. Meet the Director and Silver Spring staff. Call 901-683-7485 or email to RSVP for info. Ten Steps to a Federal Job – The OU presents a web-based seminar with Kathryn Troutman, the acknowledged expert in the field. Thursday, Nov. 17, 5:30-7pm. Registration required at

The Forgotten People of Gush Katif – Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon, Founder of JobKatif will discuss his non-profit organization's efforts on behalf of the former residents of Gush Katif and the Northern Shomron Sunday, Nov. 20, 7:30pm, at the home of Sarah & Buddy Stern, 700 Stonington Road. For more information, call Sarah, 301-593-3733. The Israeli Government is currently matching all donations to JobKatif on a 3 to 1 basis.

The MJBHA PTO is sponsoring a Hat Sale/Boutique from 3-9 pm, Monday, Nov. 21 in the Ethel S. Lerner Cafeteria at the school. Proceeds will allow the PTO to conduct future programming. Items to be sold include hats, jewelry, pottery, table clothes, Judaica and more. There will also be a silent auction. Checks and credit cards.accepted.

Do the mitzvah of bikur cholim! Visit people in Kemp Mill who would greatly appreciate it. Community Service points may be earned as well. For more information, contact Miriam Friedman,

Tefillah Gems – Discover the true beauty of the timeless words of Pesukei D'zimrah. Mrs. Sara Malka Winter – Tuesdays 8pm at the Kollel, 10900 Lockwood Dr.


Shabbos, Nov. 12 – Aufruf of Raphael Karlin, Arcola, 8:45AM Main Minyan

Wednesday, Nov. 16 – Senior Luncheon, 12 Noon, Arcola Social Hall

For repairs, timing can be everything – For example, please tell us about sefer holders on back of the pews that are beginning to fall apart before the bottom falls out. It requires at least three times as long to reinstall the bottom once it falls out compared with a holder whose bottom is only loose. We have volunteers who help YISE with repairs to the building and its contents. As soon as you notice something, notify Alan in the office, 301-593-4465 or

Reminder – Listings in the Shabbos Shorts are included as space is available, at the discretion of the YISE Staff. There are no guarantees that any non-Shul programs will appear. Items submitted to the Shabbos Shorts may be edited for space or stylistic requirements.

A Weatherproof (brand) dark green winter parka with hood, X-Large, with distinctive orange pull strings for the hood and waist, was mistakenly taken from the sanctuary lobby two weeks ago (Shabbos after Mincha). A similar Weatherproof jacket, Medium, with a winter cap in the pocket was left on the coat rack. If the medium jacket is yours, please check your closet to see if you have the other one, I would like to re-exchange jackets. Call Chaim Himmelfarb, 301-649-1559.


MORNING SERVICES (Nov. 13 – Nov. 19)

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

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


Mincha-Maariv (Nov. 13 – Nov. 17) Talis & Tefillin 6:00am

Sunday – Arcola & University – 4:40pm Krias Sh'ma 9:20am

Monday-Thurs.- Arcola – 4:40pm Mincha (Earliest) 12:24pm

Monday-Thurs. – University – Maariv – 7:15pm

NEXT SHABBOS, NOV. 18-19, 2011

Parashas Chayei Sarah- 22 Cheshvan, 5772

Light Candles by 4:34pm

Friday Mincha 4:35pm

Early Shabbos Mincha 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:30pm

Shabbos Ends 5:34pm

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 12 Noon.

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