Parshas Ki Tetze: August 20-21, 2010

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Shabbos August 20-21, 2010

Parshas Ki Tetze 11 Elul 5770

Light Candles 7:38pm Earliest Candle lighting 6:32pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 6:45pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:40pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the 8:00am Minyan and the 8:45am Main Minyan.

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

The Main Minyan Heimish Kiddush will be joined by the Sefardic Minyan in honor of Elisheva & Michael Franco`s marriage, and is sponsored by Simi & Sammy Franco.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:35pm

Shabbos Ends 8:37pm


Simi & Sammy Franco on the marriage of their son Michael to Elisheva Birnbaum, daughter of Chana & Ken Birnbaum of Baltimore. Mazal Tov to the grandparents Janet & Mel Rottenberg and Dottie & Nathan Franco and to all the aunts, uncles, siblings, nephews, niece and cousins.

Nechama & Ted Goodman on the engagement of their daughter Rachel to Yoni Sagal, son of Gaby & Jeffrey Sagal of London, England.

Gloria Feldman on the birth of a granddaughter, Aviva Tzipporah. Parents are Tamar & Joey Schmerlinger. Aunts and uncles are Bayla & Jeremy, Ezra and Shana.

Yael & Rabbi Sanford H. Shudnow on the birth of a grandson. The parents are Rabbi Shudnow`s son Erez and daughter-in-law Nechama Dina Safar (Shudnow) of Brooklyn. Mazal Tov also to aunt and uncle Sarrit & Yossi Kovacs of Kemp Mill.

Shaine Spolter on the Bar Mitzvah in Israel of her grandson Simcha, son of Rena & Rabbi Reuven Spolter, which was celebrated last Shabbos at the main Minyan. Mazal Tov also on the birth of a granddaughter Moriyah, daughter of Rena & Rabbi Reuven Spolter.


Monday, August 23 – The Man With the Truck, Arcola Social Hall, 5:30pm-8:30pm

Monday, August 23 – Becker Disposables, Arcola Lobby 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Wednesday, August 25 – YISE Board of Directors mtg, Small Social Hall, 8:15pm

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

Sunday, August 29 – YISE attends a National`s 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


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

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Youth Minyan Kiddush Club.

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 meet this Shabbos one hour before Mincha.

Wacky Olympics and Annual Barbecue – The YISE Youth Department and Social Committee invite all families to the year`s kick-off event. Please join us at the Girls` Yeshiva playing fields on Sunday, September 5, from 4-6 pm, for fun games, cool prizes, yummy treats, delicious food, and lots of fun! Stay tuned for more details.


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 on Wedneday, September 1.

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 will not meet this week.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

R` Matt Welik – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University Blvd.

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


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.

The YISE Youth Department offers High Holiday babysitting services for children ages 2-7, on both days of Rosh Hashanah and on Yom Kippur. 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!

The YISE & Yeshiva of Greater Washington Community Tuesday Night Beis Medrash for Men returns Tuesday night, Aug. 24 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.


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 welcome!

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. Come learn about the fun programming and the ways that scouting can supplement the other activities in which your son is involved. Bring your son for activities led by some older scouts. Light, pareve refreshments served. For info, contact Cubmaster Jeffrey Cohen – or 301-775-7173.

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

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:

The Tehillim for Shidduchim Group will meet this Sunday, August 22, 7:00 pm. at SEHC. All women are invited to attend.

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 a 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

Yeshiva of Greater Washington Bazaar – Sunday, Aug. 29, noon-4 p.m. in the Girls School cafeteria located at 2010 Linden Lane. Vendors of jewelry, hats, food, raffles and much more. Great opportunity to shop for Yom Tov!


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.)

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. The program will include a d`var Torah by Marilyn Fine on "Sister Acts: Tales of Sisterhood in the Tanach" exploring the many sides of female relationships as well as a performance by Kol Gilah, a community-based women`s choir. Tempting desserts will conclude the program. All women welcome and encouraged to attend! (But we kindly request no children under the age of 12 years old.)

Sponsorships are welcome at $18 (or more). Checks, made out to YISE Sisterhood, should be sent to Hedy Bauman, 1131 University Blvd. W. #610, Silver Spring, MD, 20902.

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

Davening Times Week of August 22- 28, 2010

MORNING SERVICES (Aug. 22 – Aug. 28)

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. 22 – Aug. 26)

Arcola/University Sunday – Thursday 7:35pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Aug. 22 – Aug. 28)

Talis & Tefillin 5:39am

Krias Sh`ma 9:49am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:45pm

Next 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

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

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