Parshat Behar/Bechukotai: May 7, 2010

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Shabbos May 7-8 2010

Parshat Behar/Bechukotai, Mevorchim HaChodesh 24 Iyar 5770

Light Candles 7:48pm Earliest Candle lighting 6:39pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 6:45pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:50pm

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

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

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Art Boyars & Bev Morris on the occasion of the third Yahrzeit, 28 Iyar, of his mother, Sarah Boyars, z"l.

There will be a Mevorchim HaChodesh Kiddush at University Blvd. this Shabbos.

Early Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:45pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:45pm

Shabbos Ends 8:53pm

Mazal Tov to:

Vicki Binstock on the engagement of her daughter, Shoshana, to Noam Feldman. Mazal Tov to Shana`s brothers Avi & David, her grandmother Florence Avigan (Joel), and Aunt Karen & Howard Schulman, cousins Daniel Kramer and Adina Moses and their families. Mazal Tov to Ruth & Gary Feldman of Bala Cynwyd, PA.

Condolences to:

The family of former YISE member Blossom Reutlinger, who passed away last week in Israel. The funeral and shiva took place in Israel.

Baruchim Habaim:

The following new members were voted in at the YISE Board meeting: Rysel House, Shira & Moshe Kasser, Shani & Yehuda Malka, Masha & Reuven Schore.


Shabbos, May 22 – Bar Mitzvah of Herschel Mehlman, 8:45AM Minyan

Sunday, May 23 – Shloshim for Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer, z"l, 3pm, Belonofsky Sanctuary

Shabbos, June 5 – Rabbi David Fohrman, Scholar-in-Residence

The YISE Annual Banquet Monday evening, May 31, Memorial Day weekend


Rabbi Dovid and Atara Rosenbaum, celebrating five years with YISE

Michael and Sharon Shimoff, Young Leadership Award

Youth Honorees:

Tova Hillman, Sarit Klugerman, Adam Paisley & Jeremy Rosenthal

All-New website! On Monday, May 17, we will re-launch with an all-new look, easy to use navigation, online donate features, and more!

Shloshim for Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer in Israel May 12, 8:00pm in Bet Shemesh. Details at


The Youth Minyan will start at 9:15am in the small side of the Social Hall. The Youth Minyan Kiddush this week is sponsored by the Rosenthal family in honor of Tova`s Hebrew birthday

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.

Ice Cream Party! Children of all ages are invited to an special milchig Ice Cream Party on the 2nd day of Shavuos, May 20, from 4 to 5 pm. Come join us for delicious treats and lots of fun in the small side of the Social Hall! For more information email

Torah, Tefillah, and Tofutti is back! All families are invited to join us in the Arcola Social Hall on Shabbos, Parshas Beha`aloscha, May 29, 4 to 5 pm, for family chevrusah-style learning, inspiring discussions, and parve ice cream, followed by early Mincha. To sponsor this event, please contact

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


Rabbi Rosenbaum will be giving a shiur in Pirkei Avos for women from 8:00pm to 9:00pm, in the large side of the Social Hall, on Tuesday nights during Sefira.

The Wednesday morning class previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, will now be 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, will now be conducted by Rabbi Moshe Arzouan, Wednesday nights 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 shiur for Women meets at 8pm in the small Social Hall.

Community Beis Medrash in the small Social Hall – YISE & Yeshiva of Greater Washington Tuesday night Beis Medrash for men @ YISE. Mincha at 7:45pm; 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.


R` Pinchas Werner – Shiur on points of topical interest in the Parsha, 8:15am-8:45am, in the small youth room behind the balcony. Men of all backgrounds 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 William Millen – Gemara shiur, Mesechet Chagigah, 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes -Parsha shiur will not meet this Shabbos.

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

Rabbi Reuven Kasierer – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University Blvd.

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur meets 9am in the small room behind the balcony.


Camp Shomrai 2010 registration is OPEN! Camp Shomrai provides an outstanding, safe, educational, and most of all – FUN – summer experience. To find out more about our summer science theme and to download registration forms, go to

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


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 Shabbat at the home of Rebbetzin Myrna Klavan, 1106 Arcola Avenue, 4:30pm. All women welcome!

First Grade Girls` Shabbos Group this Shabbos is at the home of Danya Tyberg, at 4pm.

The Women`s Rosh Chodesh Shiur for Chodesh Sivan will be presented by Yvonne Marzouk on Wednesday night, May 12, 8:30pm, at the home of Chaya Shinensky, 601 Hyde Road. All women are welcome.

How Can I Help My Child Cope? Wednesday, May 12, 7:30pm at Hebrew Day School, 1840 University Blvd. W. "How Can I Help My Child Cope? Strategies for the Classroom, Home and other Social Environments." Led by Judi Lapidus, OTR/L, a pediatric occupational therapist.

A community flea market benefitting MJBHA – Sunday, May l6, 11am – 4pm, at the MJBHA cafeteria. Chose among a large variety of items from clothing and home goods to DVD`S, video games and electronics. Consider donating your good condition items. All items not sold will be donated to charity. To donate items contact Rebecca Oz, 202-281-5814,; or Roz Rosen, 301-871-1815 or levi13717 @

Mikvah Emunah Society community-wide symposium on Jewish Married Life presented by Rabbi Yaakov and Rebbetzin Peshi Neuberger. Sunday May 16 – 7:00pm Mincha, 7:15pm program at YISE Arcola.

Learn computer skills online – The OU will webcast classes, generally 90 minutes each, on vital computer skills. Six-part series on PowerPoint starts May 17; series on Dreamweaver, Excel, Photoshop, Quickbooks, and Word start later. For info and to register, please visit For individualized attention to your career needs, please contact Avi Zemelman at

Blood Drive – MJBHA has teamed up with INOVA Blood Services to facilitate a blood drive, Tuesday, June 1, 2:30 pm – 7:30 pm at MJBHA. For more info or to schedule an appointment visit, click on Blood Drive, or contact Rabbi Jeffrey Frances, or 301-962-9400 x5586.

Financial First Aid JSSA – Jewish Social Service Agency`s June 2 free workshop is for people experiencing financial hardship due to the difficult economy. You will gain tools to deal with immediate to long-term financial needs –mortgage options, creditors and credit rating, downsizing, and budgeting. Call to register at 301-610-8330.

Women`s Basketball game every Wednesday night at 8:30 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? If so call 866-zehayom for confidential help geared towards the frum community. For more information go to, which is sponsored by the Yehuda Mond Foundation.

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 required, 301-610-8380. Next open sessions are on June 15 and 16, July 20 and 21, and August 17 and 18.


Remembering Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer, z"l: There will be a Shloshim for our Rav,z"l, on Sunday May 23, 3:00pm at YISE Arcola. A web page in memory of our Rav is located at

The YISE community is invited to the University Blvd. Shul after Maariv, Sunday, May 9, for the annual commemoration of the yahrzeit of Reuven Fishman, z"l. Reuven, an idealistic Ba`al Teshuva who befriended our community, was murdered by Arab terrorists in Jerusalem in 1978. Mishnayos will be learned and light refreshments served.

Donate Your Car to YISE & get a tax deduction! Call Alan at YISE, 301-593-4465, ext. 401.

Davening Times Week of May 9- May 15, 2010


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

Wednesday 6:30am 6:30am**/7:35am 6:15am "

Friday-Rosh Chodesh 6:10am 6:35am/7:35am ** 6:00am "

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

*Nusach Sefard Minyan ** Belonofsky Sanctuary

Yom Yerushalayim davening Wednesday is at 6:30am in the Belonofsky Sanctuary.

It includes a Haftara and Hallel without brachot.

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (May 9 – May 13)

Arcola/University Sunday – Thursday 7:55pm

HALACHIC TIMES (May 9 – May 15)

Talis & Tefillin 5:02am

Krias Sh`ma 9:30am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:41pm

Next Shabbos May 14-15 2010

Parshat Bemidbar 2 Sivan 5770

Light Candles 7:55pm Earliest Candle lighting 6:45pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:55pm

Early Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:50pm

Shabbos Ends 9:00pm

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, May 12, at 12 Noon.

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