Parashas Yisro: January 21-22, 2011

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Shabbos, Jan. 21 -22, 2011

Parashas Yisro 17 Shevat 5771 Light Candles 4:58pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 5:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 5:00pm

Rabbi Twersky will speak following the 8:45AM Main Minyan.

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

The 8 am Chevra Kiddush is jointly sponsored by the Chevra and Wrap2Go. Haim Gabay and Azik Schwechter of Wrap2Go have generously agreed to provide the cholent and the kugel for this and future 8AM Chevra kiddushes.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the YISE Adult Education Committee in honor of Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Mayer Twersky.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 4:55pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 4:55pm

Shabbos Ends 6:00pm


Debby & Barry Greengart on the birth of a granddaughter, Hadasah Penina, born to their children Batya & Chaim Preiser of Baltimore.

Ruth & Richard Chaifetz on the birth of a granddaughter, Sophie Roslyn. Parents are Melissa & Carl Chaifetz of Indianapolis. Mazal tov also to grandparents Szeina & Lurie of Virginia & all the siblings & aunts & uncles.

Mrs. Marcia Goodman on her Special Birthday.

Eileen & Stan Goldschmidt on the birth of a grandson to their children Adena & Avi Burstein, of Riverdale, N.Y. Mazel Tov also to the great grandmother, former YISE member Mrs. Freda Goldschmidt.


Ina Lerman on the passing of her father, Elliott Miller. The funeral took place Wednesday in Pikesville. Shiva will be observed at the home of Ina`s sister, Ann Berman, 3212 Northbrook Rd., Baltimore. Ina may be reached during Shiva at 410-653-2850 or 301-325-4926 (cell). The family requests no visitors between 12:00 noon and 2:00pm and between 6:00pm and 7:00pm. The minyan schedule is as follows: Shacharis: Sunday 9:00am, Monday/Tuesday: 7:00am; Mincha/Maariv Sunday/Monday: 4:55pm.

Judy Rosenthal on the passing of her father, Robert D. Katzoff. The funeral took place Thursday in Pikesville. Shiva will be observed at the Rosenthal home, 1220 Arcola Avenue, through Wednesday morning. The family requests no visitors between 12 noon and 1:00pm, between 6:00pm and 7:00pm or after 10:00pm. The minyan schedule is as follows: Shacharis: Sunday 8:00am, Monday 6:45am, Tuesday/Wednesday: 7:00am; Mincha/Maariv: Sunday/Monday/Tuesday: 5:00pm.


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. 11:15am – pick up 2-5 year olds in the large Youth room and 1st-4th graders in the small Youth room.

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

Children in grades K-2 are invited to a post-Tu B`Shvat celebration Sunday, Jan. 23. Join us from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon in the YISE Social Hall for exciting activities, delicious snacks, and lots of fun. The cost is $5 per child.

Sushi! Boys in grades 6-8 are invited to a Sushi making demonstration Motzei Shabbos, Jan. 29, 8:00-9:15 pm, at the Miller home, 816 Hillsboro Drive. Enjoy the delicious sushi dinner that you will learn to make yourself. You will also get your own bamboo sushi mat to take with you. The cost is $10 per person.


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, will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 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`s Gemara shiur for men, Tuesday and Friday mornings, Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am, will resume Jan. 25.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Sunday night shiur for men in Mishna Brurah meets at his home. For more information contact It will not meet this Sunday.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Wednesday night Women`s shiur meets 8pm, Small Beis Medrash. It will resume Jan. 26.

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

"Opening Our Homes and Hearts" – Sunday morning, Feb. 6, 9:30am in conjunction with YISE Adult Education Committee, The Greater Washington Community Kollel presents an inspiring lecture on Hachnasas Orchim given by Rabbi Yitzchak Charner, Headmaster of The Torah School of Greater Washington. The lecture will be at YISE.


R` Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur in the 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, takes 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 Mayer Twersky – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

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

Ice & Snow Warning – Morning minyanim usually occur before the snow and ice around YISE have been treated. Please be very careful walking to and from the Shul.


Shabbos, Jan. 21/22 – Rabbi Mayer Twersky, YU Distinguished Professor of Talmud and Jewish Philosophy, Scholar-in-Residence in the YISE Community Lecture series. Rabbi Twersky will speak Friday 8:30pm, Approx. 11:15am after Musaf and at 5:15pm.

Monday, Jan. 24 – The Man With the Truck, Arcola Social Hall, 5-8:30pm
Becker Disposables, 4:30-8:00pm

Friday, Feb 4 – Ruach Minyan – Arcola Social Hall, 5:15pm


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

4-year-old Girls Shabbos Group will meet at the home of Ariella Litwack, 807 Lamberton Dr, 3:30 – 4:30 pm. Please pick up between 4:30 – 4:40 pm.

Snif Bnei Akiva will be held this week at KMS at 4pm. All 3rd-6th graders are welcome! The walking group will leave from YISE at 3:30pm.

An Evening About Jewish Identity – Jan. 22, 8:00pm, MJBHA Band Room. A movie presentation: Wasserman Ish HaGeshem (the Rain Man) by Idit Shechori. Tu B`Shevat style refreshments. Panel discussion relating to the Jewish identity in the US featuring: Rabbi Nissan Antine, Rabbi of Beth Sholom; Rabbi Jack Bieler, Rabbi of KMS; Rabbi Benamou, Rabbi of Jewish Rockville Outreach Center. For more information, visit

Rabbi Saul Koss, "Topics in Jewish History" – Feb. 7, 1:30pm -2:30pm at the home of Marvin Konick, 1111 University Blvd., #215. No Charge, light refreshments served. RSVP to Miriam Friedman 301-754-1517. Presented by Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington.

Yesodei HaTorah – The Greater Washington Community Kollel is planning a weekly shiur for men in Kemp Mill, using this proven method to equip beginners with the skills they need to study Gemara independently. Focus is on key Aramaic vocabulary and the structure of Talmudic discourse. Thursdays, 8pm, YISE. If interested, contact David Marwick, or Rabbi Menachem Winter, Rosh Kollel, or 301-213-6504.

Do a mitzvah, and help those in need. Donate your gently worn sheitels to the Wig Out Gemach! Contact Stephanie, 301-768-6801.

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

Gemachs – Visit to find out about area gemachs, where you can donate or borrow items, ranging from bicycles and children equipment to simcha clothes.

Looking for a job? Join the Job Club Thursday nights, 7:30pm, in YISE`s small Beis Medrash. Benefit from networking with fellow participants, practice your "elevator speech", and more. The Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative has been helping people for years and has now expanded its offerings to include a Job Club. For more information contact Richard Dine,, or Cheryl Jacobson,

It`s your Shul – Treat it like you would want your home to be treated

Rabbi Rosenbaum will be away through Sunday, January 23. Rabbi Reingold,

Rabbi Hyatt and Rabbi Kreiser (Rockville) have kindly agreed to answer shaalos in his absence.

Missed Minyan? Kaddish? Not anymore (potentially)! We are looking to start an 8:30am weekday minyan (M-F) at YISE pending sufficient interest. If you are interested please email Let us know your status: daily attendee, few days a week, once a week, and we`ll take care of the rest!

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YISE Annual Banquet Sunday, February 13, 2011

Our honorees are Susan & Bob Levi

The Young Leadership Award will be presented to Yoninah & Adam Segal

Youth Honorees
Devorah Bresler, Shmuel Gabai, Lev Heller, Ariel Isser, Melanie Kugler, Jonathan Levi, Hanna Mizrahi, Esther Shmunis

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Davening Times Week of Jan. 23 – Jan. 29, 2011

MORNING SERVICES (Jan. 23- Jan. 29)

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 "

Tues./Wed./Fri. 6:30am 6:55am/7:35am 6:15am "

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

*Nusach Sefard Minyan

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Jan. 23- Jan. 27)

Sunday – Arcola & University – 5:05pm

Arcola Monday – Thursday – 5:05pm

University – Maariv only Monday – Thursday 7:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Jan. 23- Jan. 29)

Talis & Tefillin 6:26am

Krias Sh`ma 9:49am

Mincha (Earliest) 12:52pm

Next Shabbos, Jan. 28 -29, 2011

Parashas Mishpatim 24 Shevat 5771 Light Candles 5:06pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 5:10pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 5:10pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 4:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:05pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:05pm

Shabbos Ends 6:08pm

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