Parshat Balak: June 25, 2010

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This issue of the Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by Marion, Robert,Barry, Larry Krakow & Bette Krakow Weigert on the Yahzreit of Bernard Krakow (Dov Berel Ben Yitzchak Moshe), a"h, beloved husband, father, grandfather & great-grandfather.

Shabbos June 25-26, 2010

Parshat Balak 14 Tammuz 5770

Light Candles 8:20pm Earliest Candle Lighting 7:05pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Early Friday Mincha 2 – Arcola Social Hall 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 8:20pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

Rabbi Feldman will speak after the 8:45AM Minyan.

The Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard Kiddush is sponsored by members of Rabbi Hyatt`s shiur in honor of completing Mesechta Avoda Zara, and anonymously co-sponsored in honor of Yoni Broth`s wearing a talit for the first time in preparation for his becoming a Bar Mitzvah.

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the YISE Adult Education Committee in honor of Rabbi Daniel Z. Feldman serving as Scholar-in-Residence this Shabbos.

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 8:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:15pm

Shabbos Ends 9:27pm

Fast Day – 17th of Tammuz (Tuesday) Starts 4:01am, Ends 9:27pm

Mazal Tov to:

Malka & Ari Koretzky on the birth of a baby girl.

Judy & Louis Morris on the birth of a grandson to their children, Shelly & Michael Morris, of Baltimore.

Rysel House, daughter of Celia & David House, on her engagement to Ethan Cohen of Detroit, MI.

Condolences to:

Michael Shimoff & family on the passing of his mother, Sandra Shimoff, z"l. The funeral was Sunday in Baltimore, with burial in Israel. Shiva information: Maariv Motzai Shabbos 9:27pm at 1003 S. Belgrade Rd.; Sunday Shacharis 8:00am, Mincha/Maariv 8:20pm, Monday Shacharis 7:00am at 5800 Stuart Ave., Baltimore, MD 21215.


Shabbos, June 26 – Rabbi Daniel Z. Feldman, Scholar-in-Residence.

Shabbos, June 26 – Torah, Tefillah & Tofutti, 4pm, Arcola Social Hall

Wednesday, July 30 – YISE Board meeting, 7:30pm, small Arcola Social Hall

High Holidays order forms are in the mail! Don`t wait – order your seats right away!

Cookie Bakers Needed! Please volunteer to bake this summer, as both of our regular bakers will NOT be available, due to medical issues! The Baking lesson is quick! If you have 60 minutes to volunteer for the Shul, contact Esther Edeson, 301-593-4465, ext. 402 or Call or email asap to arrange for training and to set up a schedule. Many Chocolate Chip cookie fans will appreciate your time and efforts!


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

Groups will meet this Shabbos from 10am until 11:15am. 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 balcony. Pick up the 2-5 year olds in the large Youth room and the 1st-4th graders in the small Youth room.

This is the last Shabbos for the current session. Summer groups will start July 10 for 2-5 year olds upstairs in the youth rooms. There are no summer groups for girls and boys in the 1st-4th grade.

Torah, Tefillah, and Tofutti this Shabbos, 4pm – 5 pm. All families are invited to join us in the YISE Arcola Social Hall for family-style chevrusah learning, inspiring discussions, and delicious (parve) ice cream, followed by early Mincha. Contact for more information.

Rabbi Rosenbaum`s Shiur for 6th – 8th grade boys will meet this Shabbos 1 hour before Mincha.


The Wednesday morning class previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, is now conducted by Rabbi Zev Katz at 11am in the small Beis Medrash.

The Wednesday evening Advanced Men`s Gemara shiur previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, is now conducted by Rabbi Moshe Arzouan, following 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 will resume July 14.


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

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Gemara Shiur, Mesechet Taanit, 1 hr before Sephardi Mincha.

Rabbi Danel Z. Feldman – Shiur 1 hour before Mincha

Rabbi Amram Hes – Arcola Parsha Shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

Rabbi Daniel Z. Feldman – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

R` Natan Bogart – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University.

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

No Business Like Shul Business…

Missing – A talis bag with tefillin belonging to Rabbi Yossi Berger was misplaced this week at the Mond bris at YISE. If you know where the bag is, please call 301-537-7158.

The following names were inadvertently left off the Sponsors` List for the Graduates Kiddush last week: Gila & Rabbi Myron Wakschlag and Yahaloma & Aryeh Schnapp. We apologize for the error.

YISE has the nicest Kiddushes, on a regular basis, of any Shul in the Metro DC area, but we need volunteers to help clean up after! Call Alan at the Shul office, 301-593-4465, ext. 401.

The Coat Room / Coat Racks are not for long-term storage – Members are leaving coats, sweaters, etc., around the Shul. We don`t have room to keep them here. Please take home your clothes, books, bags, etc. by Monday, July 7. Items still in Shul then will be removed.

Nine is Not Enough – There have been evenings recently when getting a Minyan for Mincha/Maariv at University Blvd. has been difficult… and that is a major problem for daveners there who have to say Kaddish. If you have the time and are going to daven anyway, head for University Blvd. some evenings and help keep the Minyan going.

It`s your Shul – treat it like you would want your home treated!

Briefly Noted

The unveiling of a monument for Mrs. Helen G. Spector, a"h, is scheduled for Monday, July 5, 12 noon, National Capitol Hebrew Cemetery, Capitol Heights.

Community Programs & Listings

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 Rebbetzin Myrna Klavan, 1106 Arcola Avenue, 4:30pm. All women welcome!

Free jobsearch bootcamps – These popular, monthly bootcamps run by JSSA are "sold out" every month. Kickstart your jobsearch and learn about about the hidden job market, networking, effective resumes, and interviewing. Limited openings, so pre-registration is required, 301-610-8380. Next open sessions are on July 20/ 21 and Aug. 17/18.

Women`s Basketball every Wednesday night at 8:30pm at the Yeshiva Girls Gym. Contact Shuli Taragin, 301-641-6132, if interested.

Do you know individuals or families who can`t afford to buy food for Shabbos or Yom Tov? The Yehuda Mond Foundation will arrange local food deliveries in a confidential manner. Contact Rabbi Moshe Arzouan. For more information on the Foundation, and how to provide much-needed tax-deductible support to this project, visit

Helpline for addictions – Do you or someone you love, have a problem with any type of addiction? Call 866-zehayom for confidential help geared towards the frum community. For more information go to, sponsored by the Yehuda Mond Foundation.

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

Career Fair – The Partnership for Public Service will host its 8th annual Public Service Career and Internship Fair July 14, 3pm-7pm at the National Building Museum. Last year`s event connected 78 federal agencies with more than 6,000 students and jobseekers.

The Mesorah Women`s Learning Institute Summer 2010 programming – Monday June 28, July 5, and 12 at 8pm, The Holocaust. Mrs. Esther Schwarz, historian, assistant principal YGW, at the home of Mrs.Ita Mond, 527 Northwest Drive, Silver Spring. A Guided Tour of the Holocaust Museum given by Mrs. Ita Mond, a tour guide at the museum, July 7. Leaving Mrs. Mond`s home at 10am, allow 2.5 hours for the tour itself. Wednesday and Thursday morning, July 14-15, 10:30am-12 Noon, Seminary style shiur. Perplexing Rashi`s: Directions in the Torah, What Do They Mean? Mrs. Rochie Reingold. Young Israel Shomrai Emunah, small Beis Medrash. Babysitting available, but you must preregister. For more information or to register call Sorah Rivakh Goodman, 301-681-6347 or email

Community programs are listed as space is available, at the discretion of the YISE staff. There are no guarantees. Submissions are subject to editing for space or stylistic requirements. Items should be sent to

We welcome the young children of our members, but strollers should be left outside alongside the shul. If bad weather requires you to bring your stroller inside, please fold it up to minimize the amount of space required. Thank you for your cooperation.

Rabbi Rosenbaum will be away Sunday, June 27 through Tuesday, July 13. In his absence, halachic questions can be addressed to Rabbi Hyatt or Rabbi Reingold, who have both kindly agreed to be of assistance. Anyone who has an urgent matter to discuss with Rabbi Rosenbaum can contact the office staff, who will inform Rabbi Rosenbaum. Rabbi Rosenbaum has planned his trip so that there will be ample time to address Tisha B`av shaalos upon his return.

Thank You from the YISE Sisterhood – Approximately 120 people attended the successful Sisterhood-sponsored Seudah Shlishit last Shabbos. The Sisterhood Board thanks the many volunteers who helped before, during, and after the event; the sponsors who helped offset the costs of this popular event; and especially the hard-working shul staff, particularly Esther Edeson and Alan Zimmerman, who went above and beyond their normal responsibilities to ensure the event`s success. Mark your calendar for the next Women`s Seudah Shlishit, scheduled for August 28!

Davening Times Week of June 27- July 3, 2010

MORNING SERVICES (June 27 – July 3)

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 (17 Tammuz)6:10am 6:35am/7:35am 6:00am "

Wednesday/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 (June 27- July 1)

Arcola/University Sunday-Monday-Wednesday-Thursday 8:25pm

Arcola Early Mincha 2:00pm Arcola/University Mincha 8:00pm, Maariv 9:05pm

HALACHIC TIMES (June 27 – July 3)

Talis & Tefillin 4:42am

Krias Sh`ma 9:27am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:50pm

Next Shabbos July 2-3, 2010

Parshat Pinchas 21 Tammuz 5770

Light Candles 8:19pm Earliest Candle lighting 7:05pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Early Friday Mincha 2 – Arcola Social Hall 7:30pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 8:20pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 8:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 8:15pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 8:15pm

Shabbos Ends 9:26pm

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, June 30, at 12 Noon.

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