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This week's Shabbos Shorts is sponsored by the Blitzstein, Scher and Elbaum Family in memory of the 11th Yahrzeit of their husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Nathan Blitzstein, z'l (Nisson Ben Shaul).
SHABBOS, April 6-7, 2012 15 Nisan 5772
PESACH Light Candles by 7:19pm
Seder starts After 8:18pm
See Pesach schedule (enclosed) for Pesach davening times
Shabbos, first day Yom Tov
8:45AM Minyan – Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak
8:00AM Minyan – Rabbi Josh Blaustein will speak
University Blvd. – Rabbi Barry Greengart will speak
On the second night of Yom Tov, Maariv will end around 8:20pm
There will be no speeches on the second day of Yom Tov
Second day Yom Tov afternoon (Sunday) Mincha/Maariv
Arcola – Rabbi Dovid Katzenstein
University Blvd. – Rabbi Josh Blaustein
Yom Tov ends Sunday at 8:20pmp
MAZAL TOV TO:
Becca & Brett Kugler on the birth of their daughter, Maital Liora. Mazal Tov also to grandparents Maddy and Sam Kugler, Phyllis and Ralph Mollerick, and Neal and Nechama Jacobs, and to the great-grandmothers Shonny Kugler and Lorraine Heller and their extended families. A special Mazal Tov to the siblings , Akiva, and Boaz.
PESACH YOUTH GROUPS
There will not be any Youth Groups on the first two days of Pesach. On the 7th and 8th days of Pesach, Youth Groups will take place at the regular time in the regular locations.
SECOND ANNUAL SIYUM TANACH
The second yahrzeit of Rav Anemer zt"l will be marked with our second annual Siyum Tanach at Seudah Shlishit April 28, Shabbos Tazria-Metzorah, around the time of the Rav's Yahrzeit (Rosh Chodesh Iyar). The Adult Education Committee has divided the Tanach into 133 sections, and all have been spoken for.
To be a sponsor or otherwise contribute to the Siyum call Simi Franco at the Shul office, 301-593-4465, ext. 401.
Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, resumes April 22 at 9:30am in the Belonofsky Sanctuary.
Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men meets Sunday night, 8:30pm, at his home, will resume after Pesach. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rabbi Rosenbaum's Men's Gemara shiur will resume after Pesach in the Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am Tuesdays & Fridays. The shiur covers Gemara, Rashi, and Tosfos with a look at practical Halachic conclusions drawn from the Sugyos. For information contact Aaron Branda at email@example.com or Rabbi Rosenbaum.
Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday morning shiur in Tehillim will resume after Pesach.
Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men will resume Wednesday, April 25.
Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women Wednesday nights will resume after Pesach.
Yesodei Hatorah will resume after Pesach.
Linas Hatzedek will resume after Pesach.
Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah- will resume after Pesach
R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur 8:15am, in the small Youth Room behind the Women's Balcony.
Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.
Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.
Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will resume April 21, 1 hour before Mincha, in the Beis Medrash.
Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur one hour before the Sephardi Mincha.
Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha Shiur will not meet this Shabbos.
Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur 9am in small Youth Room behind the Women's Balcony.
On the last day of Pesach (April 14), the Kemp Mill/White Oak Eruv WILL BE DOWN. Please plan accordingly.
Please watch your children – The number of children wandering the Shul on Shabbos without adult supervision appears to be growing. Wallpaper has been stripped off walls and wheelchairs damaged by children on their own. Please encourage your child(ren) to take care of the Shul as if it were their home.
PESACH KASHRUT ALERT
We would like to notify the community of a problem with cucumber salad that was purchased on Wednesday, April 4 at Shaul's kosher market. The salad was made with an ingredient that is kitniyos. Please return the product to the store for a full refund. In the event the product was used with any utensils, the utensils are still kosher for Passover. We wish the community a Chag Kasher v' Sameach.
The Vaad HaRabbanim of Greater Washington
COMMUNITY PROGRAMS & LISTINGS
Women's Daytime Tehillim, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am, will resume after Pesach. Contact Arleeta Lerner for details, 301-649-0552.
Bnei Akiva meets this Shabbos at KMS at 5pm. A walking group leaves YISE at 4:30pm.
The Franco Foundation and Maot Chittim (Food For Passover) – This week is your last chance to help families and individuals within our community who are less fortunate and struggling. The Franco Foundation will be sending out assistance to families and individuals to help with their preparations for Pesach. Please send your tax deductible donations to The Franco Foundation, 613 Bromley Street, Silver Spring, MD, 20902. You may also contact Allan at firstname.lastname@example.org if you know of persons or families who might need our help, and we will respond promptly.
Presentation for Emunah Women's Neve Michael Children's Village – at the home of Marion and Bernie Muller, 11557 Daffodil Lane, on Chol Hamoed Wednesday April 11, 8pm. Neve Michael is home to over 300 at risk children in Israel.
LinkedIn—Intermediate Level – For those who have created a profile and want to ramp up use of their network. Wednesday, April 11, 1-2:30pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Info/register at www.jssa.org.
Learn the Ropes -Join the fun at the Ropes course in Sandy Springs Adventure Park, Thursday, April 12, Chol Hamoed, 9:30am – 1:30pm, 16701 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring (weather permitting). For ages 7 and older. Dress comfortably and don't forget food and drinks. Huge discount on tickets – only $25 per person! For more info and to RSVP contact Miriam Friedman at email@example.com.
Do the mitzvah of bikur cholim! Visit people in Kemp Mill who would greatly appreciate it. Community Service points may be earned as well. For more information, contact Miriam Friedman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find a New Job in Half the Time – Learn networking tips to create success at every event, create real connections, and find great hidden jobs. Monday, April 23, 2-4pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. Info/register at www.jssa.org.
Join NASA and film maker, Dan Cohen, Sunday, April 29, 7pm – Come to the screening of An Article Of Hope, a story of Israeli Astronaut Col. Ilan Ramon and the Space Shuttle Columbia, as it explores the journey of the tiny Torah from a German concentration camp to the heights of space. (May not be appropriate for students 7th grade and younger) Q&A session following the screening with: Col. Carl Walz – former NASA Astronaut and Space Station resident on Expedition 4, Dan Cohen – Emmy Award winning movie producer/director, Benjamin J. Neumann – director, NASA's Human Spaceflight Capabilities Division and Dr. Jitendra Joshi – NASA scientist. No charge, MJBHA. For info contact Ellie Katz Neumann, 301-460-4118 or email@example.com .
Rides and Volunteers for Seniors – The Senior Connection, a non-profit organization serving lower Montgomery County, provides free escorted rides to scheduled medical appointments, helps with grocery shopping and pays friendly visits or makes phone calls to share companionship. To request assistance contact seniorconnectionmc.org. Volunteers are also needed, with trips typically scheduled during non-rush hours and less than 5 miles from home. For information go to www.seniorconnectionmc.org or contact Marcia Custer, 301-962-0820.
UPCOMING YISE EVENTS
Sunday, April 22 – Annual YISE/KMS Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah Commemoration – 7:30pm at KMS
Shabbos, April 28 – 2nd Annual Siyum Tanach – Seudah Shlishit between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola
Sunday, April 29 – YISE Annual Banquet honoring Seth & Masha Katz. See insert.
YISE YOUTH ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Youth Minyan will meet on the first two days of Pesach promptly at 9:15am in the small Social Hall.
Post-Pesach Pizza Raffle! Enter for a chance to win the first pizza out of Ben Yehuda's oven after Pesach and help the YISE Youth Department. Tickets are $10 each, or two for $18. To purchase tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is April 12.
DAVENING TIMES WEEK OF April 8 – April 14, 2012
See Pesach Schedule enclosed or in HaShomer
Stores Where Chometz May Be Purchased Immediately After Pesach 2012
ALL ESTABLISHMENTS UNDER CAPITOL K SUPERVISION
National and Local Stores *
Sam's Discount Warehouse
Shoppers Food Warehouse
* PLEASE NOTE THAT CHOMETZ CANNOT BE PURCHASED AT GIANT, SAFEWAY, OR TARGET IMMEDIATELY AFTER PESACH AS THE DISTRIBUTOR WHO SUPPLIES THESE STORES IS JEWISH. CHOMETZ MAY BE PURCHASED FROM THESE STORES BEGINNING MAY 13, 2012, FOUR WEEKS AFTER PESACH.
If you have questions about any other stores, please contact Rabbi Rosenbaum.
Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Tuesday, April 10, at 12 Noon.
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Office Hours: Open Monday- Wednesday, 9am-5pm, Thursday 9am-1pm, Friday Closed for Pesach
Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer, zt"l
David Mazel – President Alan Zimmerman – Executive Director