Parshas Ki Tavo: August 27-28, 2010

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Shabbos August 27-28, 2010

Parshas Ki Tavo 18 Elul 5770

Light Candles 7:28pm Earliest Candle lighting 6:24pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 6:30pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:30pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the 8AM and 8:45AM Minyanim this Shabbos.

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

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

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Levi family in honor of Bob`s birthday.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:10pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:25pm

Shabbos Ends 8:26pm


Nancy & Avi Karkowsky on the marriage of their daughter Malki to to Jamie Sorge. Mazal Tov also to Chavi, Josh & Matan Yosef, Manny, Shuli, Zev, Rafi and Grandma Bea.

Linda & Ed Zurndorfer on the wedding of their son, Yehuda, to Ariella Roth, daughter of Ricki & Michael Roth of West Orange, New Jersey. Mazal Tov to Yehuda`s grandparents, Esther & Sidney Becker, and to his family, David, Jenny & Ari Zurndorfer, Donniel, Tova Leah, Chananel, Yekutiel & Pitachya Karl and Shira Zurndorfer. Mazal Tov to the entire extended Zurndorfer-Roth family.

Rabbi Sanford H. Shudnow on his art exhibit of 14 original works at the Wheaton Branch of Montgomery County Public Libraries (Georgia and Arcola Avenues) in Silver Spring, Maryland. The exhibit continues into mid September.


Shabbos, August 28 – Women`s Seudah Shlishit, sponsored by YISE Sisterhood

Sunday, August 29 – YISE attends a Nationals baseball game (see inside)

Sunday, August 29 – YISE Nursery Mulch Moving Day; 10am at the Nursery.

Monday, August 30 – Review of Hilchos Succah, Rabbi Rosenbaum, 8:15pm after Maariv, Beis Medrash

Sunday, September 5 – Wacky Olympics & Annual YISE BBQ (see inside)

Volunteers Needed! Help set up the Arcola Avenue building for High Holidays Sunday Sept. 5, 9:30am to 1pm. Back-up session Monday, Sept. 6, 9am to 1pm. For more info, or to sign up for either session for even a couple of hours, contact Art at or 301-649-7333.


The Youth Minyan will start at 9:15am in the small side of the Social Hall.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Sima, Richard and Eliana Soskin in honor of the 1st anniversary of Yonah`s Bar Mitzvah.

Summer groups for children ages 2-5 are in the youth rooms upstairs, and will run from 10 – 11:15. Groups for 1st- 4th grade will resume after summer.

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


Rabbi Zev Katz`s Wednesday morning YISE Chumash class will not meet this Wednesday.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan`s Wednesday evening Advanced Men`s Gemara shiur, previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, which follows Maariv at University Blvd., will resume this Wedneday, Sept.1, and will begin the first chapter of Masechet Bava Metzia.

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 on the small side of the Arcola Social Hall.


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, Mesechet Chagigah, 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur 30 minutes before Mincha at Arcola.

Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University Blvd.

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


Wacky Olympics and Annual Barbecue – The YISE Youth Department and YISE Social Committee invite you to join your friends at this year`s kick-off event at the Kemp Mill Park, 120 Claybrook Drive, Sunday, Sept. 5, 3:30-6 pm. Come and enjoy an all-you-can-eat barbecue, fun activites, softball game, cotton candy, delicious food, and lots of fun! Register before Aug. 31 for the early-bird rate, $7.50/adult and $5.00/child (2-8). To RSVP or for more information, email or call 301-754-2626.

Ladies, mark your calendar for a day at the Spa – Join women from the local Jewish communities for an all-inclusive day of luxury at The Pearl Modern Spa and Boutique on Sunday, October 24, 10am to 6pm. Keep an eye on your mail for the registration form along with the new HaShomer.

High Holiday Babysitting services for children ages 2-7, on both days of Rosh Hashanah and on Yom Kippur, provided by the YISE Youth Dept.. The fee for the service will be $18 per session per child. In order for your child(ren) to participate, you must make a reservation in advance. Space is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Reservation forms are available in the shul lobby or can be requested by emailing

Nationals Game August 29 – The YISE Social Committee invites you to see the Washington Nationals take on the St. Louis Cardinals. Tickets are $10. Please contact ASAP!


Shofar blowing – If you are able to blow shofar or need to have shofar blown for you (at home), please contact Aron Trombka at or 301-681-3025.

Women`s Daytime Tehillim Group – 2pm-3pm, Tuesdays. For information contact Arleeta Lerner, 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 meet this Shabbos at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1106 Arcola Avenue, 4:30pm. All women are welcome!

The YISE & Yeshiva of Greater Washington Community Tuesday Night Beis Medrash for Men – in the YISE small Social Hall. Learning 8-9pm, followed by Maariv and light refreshments. Five shiurim & chavrusas. Contact Rabbi Eli Reingold, 301-996-5910, or R` Moshe Haim Blate, 404-273-3392 for details. Please note- this program is now named Beis Medrash Zachron Gedaliah, in memory of the late Rabbi Anemer, z"l.

Cub Scout Pack 452, the local Shomer Shabbat Cub Scout Pack, is holding an information session on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 7pm at MJBHA, 13300 Arctic Ave, Rockville, for boys 1st through 5th grades. Bring your son for activities led by some older scouts. Light, pareve refreshments served. For info, contact Cubmaster Jeffrey Cohen – or 301-775-7173.

The Elul Semester has started at the Greater Washington Community Kollel. Classes are held at SEHC, 10900 Lockwood Drive, Silver Spring. For more information e-mail:

Have your Mezuzos checked during the High Holiday season in accordance with Jewish custom, twice in seven years. Rabbi Levy is happy to make house calls for a nominal fee to remove & replace all the Mezuzot. The cost is 8 dollars per Mezuza check. Call to schedule an appointment. Leave a message for Rabbi Levy at 240-423-8810, or

High Holy Days Appeal – The Franco Foundation is an important part of our own community`s safety net for individuals and families unable to face emergencies and pay for basic needs. Please send your generous tax-deductible donation to the Franco Foundation c/o Allan Franco, 613 Bromley St., Silver Spring 20902. You can also refer cases to

Packages for Soldiers! High Holiday packages are being sent to Jewish soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sponsor a package for $36; each package includes challahs, grape juice, kosher food, and more. For more information, contact Cori Oxman (

Workshops on Social Media Job Tools – JSSA has organized three free presentations to develop skills in the use of social media by LinkedIn expert Jason Alba, as follows: (1) 11810 Falls Road, Potomac: Mon. Sept. 27 (7-9 pm) and Tues., Sept. 28, 9-3 pm and (2) 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, Wed., Sept. 29, 9-3 pm. Register early at or call 301-610-8419.

KASHRUT ALERT- There are reports that Pita Plus, a kosher restaurant in College Park, has been sold and is no longer Kosher.

FOR WOMEN ONLY – Please join us for this summer`s second YISE Sisterhood-sponsored Summer Women`s Seudah Shlishit, Shabbos Ki Tavo, August 28, 5pm – 7pm, YISE Arcola Social Hall.

The theme of this Seudah Shlishit program is "Bein Isha L`Isha: Between Woman and Woman," and will continue to explore the joys, challenges, and importance of fostering female friendships and relationships.

Attendees will enjoy a "Mid-East Feast" of authentic Mediterranean falafel, salads and spreads with decor that will inspire and create Mediterranean memories, while meeting and mingling with other women from the community.

For more information, contact either Vicki Binstock at or Esther Goldfeiz at

If you see a child tearing a strip off the wall covering in the Social Halleven if it is not your child – please tell them to stop! (This actually happened and the adult did nothing.)

Davening Times Week of August 29- Sept. 4, 2010

MORNING SERVICES (Aug. 29 – Sept. 4)

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

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

*Nusach Sefard Minyan ** Belonofsky Sanctuary

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Aug. 29 – Sept. 2)

Arcola/University Sunday – Thursday 7:25pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Aug. 29 – Sept. 4)

Talis & Tefillin 5:46am

Krias Sh`ma 9:51am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:42pm

Next Shabbos September 3-4, 2010

Parshas Nitzavim-Vayelech 25 Elul 5770

Light Candles 7:17pm Earliest Candle lighting 6:15pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:20pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:15pm

Shabbos Ends 8:15pm

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