Parshat Pinchas: July 2, 2010

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This issue of the Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by the family of Mrs. Helen G. Spector, a"h, on the occasion of her first yahrzeit.

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

Rabbi Ethan Eisen will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

Rabbi Amram Hes will speak at the 8:45AM Main Minyan.

The Hashkamah /Nusach Sefard Kiddush is sponsored by "The Group," and by Jonathan Bart on the occasion of the yahrzeit of his father, Dr. Robert Bart.

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Charles Karlin and Melanie and Sandy Karlin and family in commemoration of the first yahrtzeit of their wife, mother and grandmother, Katie Littman Karlin z"l (Kayla Gittel Bat Shimon Ber).

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by Naomi & Jan Meisler and family in honor of their parents`, Jules and Bobbi Meisler`s the 45th wedding anniversary and in honor of Jules` completion of Mishnayos Seder Taharos.

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

Mazal Tov to:

Tzivia & Rabbi Sam Bramson on the engagement of their granddaughter Chava Gila Chaitovsky, daughter of Esther & Myron Chaitovsky, to Zev Lerner, son of Dr. Sheldon & Rochel Lerner.

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

Debbie & Dr. Clark Rogers and Abby & Chaim Tor on the engagement of their children, Adina Rogers and Dani Tor.

High Holidays order forms were mailed last week! Don`t wait – order your seats right away!

A review series of hashkafos and halachos of taharas mishpachah for women: July 6, July 13, July 27, 8:00 pm, small side of the social hall. Presenters: July 6, 13–Mrs. Sima Jacoby, July 27–Rabbi Dovid and Atara Rosenbaum.

The vote to approve Rabbi Rosenbaum as the Shul`s Rabbi will be held in the Belonofsky Sanctuary Tuesday evening, July 27, at 7pm.


The Youth Minyan will start at 9:15am in the small side of the Social Hall. This Shabbos is a Youth Minyan Kiddush Club Kiddush.

There are no Shabbos Youth Groups this Shabbos. 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.

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


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 Smicha. All are welcome.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Arcola Parsha shiur meets this Shabbos 30 minutes before Mincha.

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

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

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

No Business Like Shul Business…

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.

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.

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

Rivky Krestt will continue a refresher course on Taharat HaMishpacha at KMS, for married women only. The class meets from 10:00-11:00 am, Wednesdays, July 7 and 14.

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

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!

The Rabbi Morris and Rebbetzin Esther Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture will take place Sunday, July 11, at Congregation Kneseth Israel, 1125 Spa Road, Annapolis 21403. Deborah Tannen will speak on "She Said/ He Said/ We Said: Talking in (Jewish) Families." The lecture is free and open to the public. Continental breakfast: 10am.; lecture: 11am.

The Brand Is You: Marketing Yourself with LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google – Workshop presented by Cory Lebson of Lebsontech LLC. Tuesday, July 13, KMS, 7:00-8:30pm; please note early start time. Sponsored by the Kemp Mill Employment Assistance Initiative. To register, visit For other job-related assistance, contact Avi Zemelman at

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. Help 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

Missing – A talis bag with tefillin belonging to Rabbi Yossi Berger was misplaced last week at the Mond bris at YISE. If you know where the bag is, please call 301-537-7158. There is a $200 reward being offered.

A new resource 24 hours a day – launched in June with the aim of providing an online listing of local minyan times, retail establishments, simchas and levayas, and more. The site is aimed directly at the Orthodox community and the local staff – all members of the frum community – will ensure every article, video and even ad will be appropriate for the community to read.

An aerobics class for women will meet on Tuesday evenings from 8:00-9:00 pm (reasonable rates.) Work on your muscles using weights to the sounds of Jewish/Israeli music. Location: 1111 University Boulevard West, apt. 217. Contact Stella Levy, 240-899-7720 or stellalevy@yahoo. com to register.

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.

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.

Davening Times Week of July 4- July 10 2010

MORNING SERVICES (July 4 – July 10)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sun./Mon. (Indep. Day)8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

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

Thursday 6:15am 6:45am/7:35am 6:05am "

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

*Nusach Sefard Minyan

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha-Maariv (July 4 – July 8)

Arcola/University Sunday -Thursday 8:25pm

HALACHIC TIMES (July 4 – July 10)

Talis & Tefillin 4:47am

Krias Sh`ma 9:30am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:51pm

Next Shabbos July 9-10, 2010

Parshat Matos/Masei 28 Tammuz 5770

Light Candles 8:18pm Earliest Candle lighting 7:04pm

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 9:24pm

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