Parshas Vayera: October 22-23, 2010

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Shabbos, October 22-23, 2010

Parshas Vayera 15 MarCheshvan 5771

Light Candles 6:01pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 6:05pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 6:05pm

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

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

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored in honor of Craig Simon by his 8AM Minyan friends.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Pinchas Werner as a seudas hoda`ah for a recent car accident and by Bev Morris & Art Boyars commemorating the 38th Yahrzeit (16 MarCheshvan) of Jacob M. Morris, z"l, the 1st Yahrzeit (16 Tishrei) of Dr. Carl Boyars, z"l, and the anniversary of the Bar Mitzvah of Mikey Butler, z"l.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:45pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 6:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 6:00pm

Shabbos Ends 6:59pm


Rita & Kheder Shukur on the marriage of their daughter Sarah to Richard Weiss, son of Joan & David Weiss of Potomac

Hannah Gershon on the birth of a new great grandson. Parents are Miriam & Eitan Kupietsky of Jerusalem.


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

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Herschel, Yehoshua and Tova Mehlman in honor of the anniversary of their brother Yehudah`s Bar Mitzvah.

Youth Groups will meet this Shabbos 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 to walk across); 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.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Shiur for 6th-8th grade boys meets this Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.

Kemp Mill Community Krystallnacht Program 7:30PM, Nov. 7

"Into the Arms of Strangers," a feature length documentary about the Kindertransport will be presented at 7:30 pm Sunday, Nov. 7 in the YISE Social Hall. This program, presented as an adjunct to Yom HaShoah program last April, is sponsored by the YISE/KMS Holocaust Committee.

The unveiling for Dr. Shmuel Kotz will be held this Sunday, Oct. 24, 11:30am, at the Young Israel Section of Mount Lebanon Cemetery.


At the Sound of the Tone – Rabbi Rosenbaum now has a confidential voice mailbox on the YISE phone system. The YISE phone number is 301-593-4465.The Rabbi`s extension is 411. His email address is

Thanks for the L&E (Lulavim & Esrogim) – Rabbi Mendlowitz has asked us to express his appreciation to all those who purchased lulavim & esrogim from him before Succos. His efforts and your support raised nearly $1000 for YISE, while also supporting Sulam and other valuable programs. YISE thanks Rabbi Mendlowitz for all the time and effort he invested in this project.

Got Refrigeration? YISE has a number of older, small refrigerators which need replacement. Do you have a reasonably modern fridge (or even better, a freezer!?!) in good working condition that you are planning to replace? Don`t throw it out, give it to YISE! Call Alan at the Shul office: 301-593-4465, ext. 401.

Man`s Coat Missing – Nautica brand, black, size large, without a liner. Missing from YISE coat-rack. If you took it by mistake, please return it or call 240-422-6590.


Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Community Tuesday Night Learning 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,

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 Blvd.

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 ArcolaSmall Beis Medrash.

The Monthly Melava Malka Tanach series returns Motzei Shabbos Oct. 23, at 8:30pm, and will include a shiur by Rabbi Rosenbaum on the Torah personality of Rivkah. The program will take place at the Simkovich home (Warwick Apartments, #1010). This popular shiur is now in its 4th year and is open to the entire community.

The Greater Washington Community Kollel in conjunction with YISE Adult Education Committee presents Linas Hatzedek, a program dedicated to elucidating the laws of interpersonal conduct. Sunday mornings at YISE. Shacharis at 8:45am, chavrusah style learning with a Kollel Rabbi from 9:30 – 10:15am.


Friday Night Oneg Shabbos Is Back – Save The Date, Oct.29 – Join your neighbors at this popular monthly Friday night shiur by Rabbi Rosenbaum. Each program covers a Halachic aspect of Shabbos followed by an Oneg Shabbos – This month`s Shiur: Memachaik (Smoothing: including halachos of rubbing soaps, creams, etc.).

R` Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur in the youth room behind the balcony. This week`s shiur will be on bikur cholim. All are welcome.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur, will not take place this Shabbos.

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

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur will meet this week 1/2 hour before Mincha.

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

R` Moshe Crane – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University Blvd.

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

Starting November 2, Rabbi Rosenbaum will be giving a Gemara shiur for men on Tuesday and Friday mornings in the Arcola social hall from 6:00-6:45. The shiur will cover Gemara, Rashi, and Tosfos with a look at the practical halachic conclusions drawn from the sugyos. It will begin with the third perek of Meseches Shabbos. For more information please contact Aaron Branda at or Rabbi Rosenbaum.


Women`s Daytime Tehillim Group – 2pm-3pm, Tuesdays. For information contactArleeta 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!

4-year-old girls Shabbos Group will meet at the home of Zara Rosenbaum, 907 Brentwood Lane, from 3:30 – 5:00 pm.

Come to a Project Inspire-sponsored BBQ – Sunday, Oct. 24, 5pm-7pm. at the home of Bracha & Chaim Melman. Enjoy an inspiring event with Rabbi Daniel Hadar, learning how to reach out to fellow Jews in a meaningful way. Adults welcome. RSVP to or 301-592-0090.

Community Yard Sale – Novels, furniture, kitchen utensils, household goods, clothing, toys, games, electronics, and more! Plus: major seforim sale-dozens of lightly used seforim at major discounts! Sunday, Nov. 7, 12:30-4:30pm, at YGW, 1216 Arcola Ave. For more information, or if you have anything you`d like to donate to the yard sale, call 301-649-7077 ext 1469. A project of the senior class of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington.

The Mikvah Emunah Society, in conjunction with the opening of the new mikvah, will host two scholars at KMS. Rabbanit Chana Henkin will be speaking Shabbos, Oct. 30, at 4:00 pm, on "The Centrality of Mikvah in Jewish Life." Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin will be at KMS on Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 pm, making a presentation on "Tumah, Tahara, and Parah Adumah. What Do They Mean for Our Generation?"

YISE Nursery is sponsoring a six-week parenting class, "How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk," given by Judy Rosenthal starting Sunday, October 31 at 8 pm at the Rosenthal home, 1220 Arcola Ave. $50 per person or $75 per couple plus books. Space is limited; contact Lianne Heller, or (301)593-7365.

MJBHA Open House -Prospective families are invited to a Veteran`s Day Open House. Thursday, Nov.11, 10am – 11:30 am., at 13300 Arctic Avenue, Rockville. For information or to RSVP, call Sharon Butler, Admissions Director, 301-962-9400, x5630 or

Online computer classes – The OU is sponsoring 6-part online computer classes in Dreamweaver, Excel, Photoshop, PowerPoint, and Quickbooks, starting the week of Nov. 1. Cost is $36/course. For information and to register, go to For other job-related assistance, contact Avi Zemelman at

Visitors – Do you know someone who needs a visitor? Housebound or in the hospital, volunteers are ready to drop by on Wednesday evenings and visit for a while. Contact Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517 or

Blood Drive, Sunday, Oct. 31 – Ohev Sholom/The National Synagogue is hosting a Children`s Hospital Blood Mobile, from 9:30am to 2:30pm, at 1600 Jonquil Street, NW. For information and to make an appointment, contact Carol at

Gathering for Gilad – There will be a rally Nov. 11 at 6pm on the Mall called "1600 for 1600," to mark the 1600th day of Gilad Shalit`s captivity. The goal is to have 1600+ attend. Sponsored by UMD ZOA Students. For information contact


Sunday, Nov. 7 – Krystallnacht Commemoration program, Arcola Social Hall, 7:30pm. Video presentation, "Into the Arms of Strangers," a documentary

Tuesday, Nov. 9 – Rabbi Motty Berger, 8pm, presented by YISE Adult Education Committee.

YISE rents space in the Parkland Pool parking lot behind the Shul. Please use those spaces when you come to the Shul. If you use Shopping Center parking you may be towed and incur a towing charge.

Davening Times Week of October 24 – 30, 2010

MORNING SERVICES (Oct. 24 – Oct. 30)

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

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (Oct. 24 – Oct. 28)

Sunday – Arcola & University – 6:00pm; Arcola Monday – Thursday 6:00pm

STARTING THIS WEEK: University – Maariv only Monday – Thursday 7:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Oct. 24 – Oct. 30)

Talis & Tefillin 6:40am

Krias Sh`ma 10:09am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:23pm

Next Shabbos, October 29-30, 2010

Parshas Chayei Sarah 22 MarCheshvan 5771

Light Candles 5:53pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola & University 5:55pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 5:55pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 5:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 5:50pm

Shabbos Ends 6:51pm

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