Parashas Vayigash/December 10-11, 2010

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Shabbos, Dec. 10-11, 2010

Parshas Vayigash 4 Tevet 5771

Light Candles 4:27pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 4:30pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 4:30pm

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

The Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Chaim Neustadter on the occasion of the yahrzeit of his mother, Goldie Neustadter, z"l.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Iris & Adam Bashein in honor of the anniversary of Adam`s Bar Mitzvah and his turning the big Mem, and by Abby & Chaim Tor on the occasion of the Shabbat Chattan of their son, Dani.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 3:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 4:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – University 4:25pm

Shabbos Ends 5:30pm


Barbara & Richard Marcus on the marriage of their son Sam to Emily Silberklang, daughter of Roselyn Wroblewski and Melvin Silberklang, of Englewood, NJ. Mazal tov to the Marcus, Silberklang and Wroblewski families.

Harriet & Elliot Jacob on the birth of their granddaughter, Dahlia Esther, to their children Aviva & Yoni Freiden, of Memphis.

Abby & Chaim Tor and Deborah & Dr. Clark Rogers on the marriage of their children, Dani & Adina. Mazal Tov to all the mishpocha as well.


Youth Groups this Shabbos meet at 10am. 1st – 4th grade girls meet upstairs in the small Beis Medrash; 1st – 4th grade boys at the Yeshiva (meet in the YISE downstairs lobby at 10am); 2-5 year olds meet in the large Youth room behind the women`s balcony. Pick up the 2-5 year olds in the large Youth room and the 1st-4th graders in the small Youth room.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Francine Klugerman in honor of Avichai Yosef Klugerman, whose name appears in the parsha this week, and in honor of Rabbi Klugerman`s birthday.

Dor L`Dor is this week! All families are invited to come and join in the YISE Arcola Social Hall Motzei Shabbos, Dec. 11, 7pm for family chevrusah-style learning, pizza, and prizes! To sponsor this program, call Michael Shimoff, 301-592-1606.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys will not meet this Shabbos.

SAVE the DATE – YISE Annual Banquet Sunday, February 13, 2011.

Our honorees are Bob & Susan Levi. The Young Leadership Award will be presented to Adam & Yoninah Segal. Youth Honorees will be the seniors who are leaders in our Youth Groups and Youth Minyan. Please plan to join us.

The Congregation is invited!

Please join us as we celebrate a major milestone and accomplishment in Torah study in our community as the Daf Yomi makes a siyum on Seder Nezikin at a special community Shalosh Seudos, Shabbos Parshas Vayigash, Dec. 11. Mincha will be held early at 4pm, followed by Shalosh Seudos. The Seudah is co-sponsored by Abby & Chaim Tor on the occasion of the Shabbat Chattan of their son, Dani, and his marriage to Adina Rogers.


Talmud Yoma – Shiur Monday thru Thursday, small Beis Medrash, 11am-12 Noon. Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Community Tuesday Night Learning for Men – in the YISE small Social Hall. Learning 8pm-9pm, followed by Maariv and light refreshments. Five shiurim & chavrusas. Contact Rabbi Eli Reingold, 301-996-5910.

Rabbi Zev Katz`s Wednesday morning Chumash class, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, meets at 11am in the small Beis Medrash at Arcola.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan`s Wednesday evening Advanced Men`s Gemara shiur, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, meets at 7:30pm, after Maariv at University Bl.

Rabbi Rosenbaum has begun a new Gemara shiur for men, Tuesday and Friday mornings, Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am. The shiur will cover 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 Small Beis Medrash.

The Greater Washington Community Kollel Linas Hatzedek program presented in conjunction with the YISE Adult Education Committee on Sunday mornings, 9:30am, following the 8:45am Shacharis. This program will resume this Sunday, Dec. 12.


R` Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur in the youth room behind the balcony. All welcome.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur, will take place this Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Alshich on the Parsha 45 minutes before Sephardi Mincha.

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

Rabbi Rosenbaum- Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

R` Hershel Wohl- Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University Blvd.

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

If you wish to have a conversation of more than a few words during davening, please step outside.


Women`s Daytime Tehillim Group – 2pm-3pm, Tuesdays. Contact Arleeta, 301-649-0552.

The Women`s Group studying "Practical Applications of the Chafetz Chaim & Insights of the Parsha through the Eyes of Rav Pam" will not meet this Shabbos.

Shabbos Group for 2nd grade girls will meet at Ahava Leibtag`s house, 11714 Kemp Mill Rd,. from 3:30-4:30pm. To host the Shabbos group or to be included in the email list contact Shira Kavanagh, 301-681-3971 or

4-year-old Girls Shabbos Group will meet today at the home of Neshama Leeder, 705 Lamberton Dr, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm.

Bnei Akiva Movie Night – Saturday nite, Dec.11, at KMS 6:30-8:30pm for 3-6 graders ("Diary of a Wimpy Kid"); 9:00-11:00 pm for 7-8 graders ("The Spy Next Door"). Cost : $ 36 MAS ( includes entrance/discounts to all Bnei Akiva events throughout the school year ) or $7 for movie night. RSVP suggested- Questions? Call Bernice Cohen, 240-475-1186, or Lisa Mellman, 301-593-1958.

Melave Malka series at KMS will feature Ron and Allis Radosh, authors of "A Safe Haven: Harry S. Truman and the Founding of Israel," Saturday, Dec. 11, 8pm.

Networking Without a Network – The OU will present an online workshop on job search strategies for job seekers with limited contacts, Monday, Dec. 13, 5:30-6:30pm. For more information and to register, go to Previous OU webcasts on resumes, interview skills, etc., are available at

Clearing the Air – Come hear a discussion of our indoor and outdoor air quality and what we can do to improve it and "breathe easier". Monday, Dec. 13. 8 pm, at the Silver Spring Jewish Center. Sponsored by the Kayamut/Sustainability Circle, it`s free and everyone is welcome. Announcing Job Search Club – The Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative

weekly forum for jobseekers. Support in all aspects of the jobhunt — interview skills, the search process, accessing experts. The Club meets Thursdays, 7:30 pm, at YISE (upstairs Beis Medrash). For more information contact 301-525-9737, or Cheryl Jacobson, 301- 649-5549, cvjacobs@comcast.

Do you know individuals or families who can`t afford to buy food for Shabbos or Yom Tov? The Yehuda Mond Foundation will arrange confidential local food deliveries. Contact Rabbi Moshe Arzouan if you know anyone who could benefit from this service. For information on the Foundation, and how to provide much-needed taxdeductible support to this project, visit

Admission Open House at JPDS Dec. 16 – 9:30am, 6045 16th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. To RSVP or to arrange a personal tour, contact Sindy Udell, Director of Admission at 202-291-5737 ext. 103 or The last open house of the academic year will be held on Jan. 5 at 9:30 am. Bus service is available from D.C. and Montgomery County including stops in Kemp Mill and other Silver Spring locations.

Visiting the Sick the Jewish Way – Come learn the proper way to perform the special Mitzvah of Bikkur Cholim! In conjunction with YISE Adult Education Committee, the GWCK invites the community to "Visiting the Sick the Jewish Way," a lecture by Rabbi Yosef Singer, Rabbi of YIEIP. Sunday morning, Dec. 19, 9:30am at YISE.

Honor Thy Elderly Mother and Father – Bikur Cholim Eldercare series presents, on Sun., Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am, at KMS, Rabbi Dr. Moshe Bleich, LSCW-C and Ruth Kershner-Oliver, Jewish Council on Aging, Director of Cahnmann Center for Supportive Services, "Honoring Your Geriatric Parents: Responsibilities and Limitations from a Jewish Perspective and Accessing Resources to Help your Loved One." RSVP 202-331-4481 or

MES Annual Meeting – The Mikvah Emunah Society of Greater Washington, will hold its annual meeting on Motzei Shabbos Jan. 1, 8pm at YISE. The guest speaker will be Rabbi Yaakov Bieler. All are invited to attend.

Kemp Mill Chesed Meals New Website! Jewish Kemp Mill community members are invited to join a new community calendar site. The goal is to make planning chesed meals and handling other needs efficient and convenient. If you can make kosher meals for those in need or need meals yourself after birth of a baby, an illness, injury, death or other reason, visit or contact a coordinator (Jen Green, Sarrit Kovacs, Elinor Litwack, Stephanie Frumkin, Amy Mizrahi, or Sharon Shimoff).


Saturday, Dec. 11 – Special Seudah Shlishit for all the Shul, Daf Yomi siyum on

Seder Nezikin and the Tor family celebrating Dani`s marriage to Adina Rogers.

Saturday, Dec. 11 – Dor L`Dor – Motzei Shabbos, 7 pm in the Arcola Social Hall

Monday, Dec. 13 – (3rd of 3)"Cooking on Shabbos"- Rabbi Rosenbaum, 8pm

Wednesday, Dec. 15 – Senior Lunch, 12 Noon, Arcola Social Hall. Entertainment

will be provided by the Day Tones, an all male chorus.

Saturday, Dec. 18 – Farewell Kiddush for Sarah & David Maslow. Following 8:45am Main Minyan, in the Arcola Social Hall. All invited.

Friday December 31 — Ruach Minyan, Arcola Social Hall, 4:40pm

Kashrut Alert – Weight Watchers Fruities and Cappuccino Cream Melts and other candies manufactured in Italy bear an unauthorized Star-K. Corrective action is being taken.

The Haimish Kiddush Group was created to ensure that there is always a kiddush for the 8:45 Shabbos Minyan. It worked! The Group is looking to continue this success with more members in 2011. Just $100 to join. Contact Raph Ginsburg, details.

Davening Times Week of Dec. 12- Dec. 18, 2010

MORNING SERVICES (Dec. 12- Dec. 18)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

Monday/Thursday 6:15am 6:45am/7:35am 6:05am "

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

Friday (10th of Tevet) 6:10am 6:35am/7:35am ** 6:00am "

Fast Begins: 5:55am Fast Ends: 5:32pm

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

*Nusach Sefard Minyan ** Belonofsky Sanctuary

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Dec. 12- Dec. 16)

Sunday – Arcola & University – 4:35pm;

Arcola Monday – Thursday – 4:35pm

University – Maariv only Monday – Thursday 7:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Dec. 12- Dec. 18)

Talis & Tefillin 6:24am

Krias Sh`ma 9:39am

Mincha (Earliest) 12:35pm

Next Shabbos, Dec. 17-18, 2010

Parshas Vayechi 11 Tevet 5771

Light Candles 4:29pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola Small Beis Medrash 12:45pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 4:15pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 4:15pm

Kabbalos Shabbos/Maariv will immediately follow the 4:15pm Mincha

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:25pm

Shabbos Ends 5:32pm

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