Sukkos – October 12-15, 2011

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Sukkos/Shabbos Chol Hamoed, Oct. 12 – 15, 2011 – 15-17 Tishrei, 5772

Wednesday October 12 – Eruv Tavshilin

Light Candles 6:16pm

Mincha 6:20pm

Maariv 6:45pm

Kiddush in Sukkah after 7:14pm

Thursday October 13

Mincha – Sephardi 6:10pm

Mincha 6:20pm

Maariv 6:45pm

Light Candles/Kiddush after 7:13pm

Friday October 14

Light Candles 6:13pm

Mincha – Sephardi 6:10pm

Mincha 6:15pm

Saturday October 15 (Chol Hamoed)

Early Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Mincha 6:10pm

Shabbos Ends 7:10pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the 8AM Minyan and 8:45AM Main Minyan the first two days of Yom Tov, and University Blvd. on Shabbos.


Carol, Tuvia, Eli and Riki Lazar on the birth of a new son and brother.The bris will take place at the Lazar residence, 708 Lamberton Drive, after the 8:45 am davening this Friday (second day of Sukkot).

Laurie & Stuart Cohen on their new grandson, Malkiel Aharon, son of Justin & Adena Cohen, of Silver Spring. Mazal Tov also to the Adena's parents, Rabbi & Mrs. Friedman of Baltimore.

New Shiurim

Rabbi Rosenbaum will begin giving a class in Tehillim, Wednesday mornings at 11am, after the Yomim Tovim.

Beginning Oct. 30, Rabbi Rosenbaum will lead a study group for women based on the mussar (spiritual self-improvement) work "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe. The group will meet at YISE Sunday mornings at 9:30am. For further information contact Esti Zemelman, 301-649-4485.

Women's review of Halachos and Hashkafos of Taharas Mishpachah, with Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum, Oct. 31, Nov. 7, Nov.14, 8 pm at YISE.

Men's Halacha review with Rabbi Rosenbaum, Nov. 21, 8 pm at YISE


Sukkah Hop – YISE Youth Department's Annual Sukkah Hop! Parents and children K-6th grade join us for this year's exciting Sukkah Hop! Thursday Oct.13, at 4pm at the YISE Arcola Sukkah! Rain or Shine! Come ready for delicious treats and lots of fun!

Simchas Torah – Don’t miss the Simchas Torah Family Extravaganza Thursday, Oct. 20! Join us for exciting singing, dancing, delicious treats and a special Youth Dept. Kiddush! For details or sponsorship opportunities contact

Rabbi Rosenbaum will give his shiur for boys this Shabbos afternoon, one hour before Mincha.

A hearty Yasher Koach -Thanks to the following people who helped erect the Shul's Sukkah: Art Boyars, Stuart Cohen, Ari Kanal, Moshe Kasser, and Eli Landy. Special thanks to Rabbi Rosenbaum for his moral support!

Camp Shomrai – Sukkot – Back by popular demand! Captain Sillybones, the Pirate – coming to Camp Shomrai – Sukkot – Tuesday, October 18! Register now to secure your place! Call or email Lianne Heller for more information 301-593-7365 or


Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Wednesday night advanced Gemara shiur for men at University Blvd. after Maariv will resume after Sukkos.

Rabbi Rosenbaum’s Gemara shiur for men, Tuesday and Friday mornings, will resume after Sukkos (Sunday night is still on).

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 , which meets at 8pm in the Arcola Social Hall, will resume October 26, after the Yomim Tovim.

Be inspired by Linas Hatzedek… Sunday mornings, 9:30am, in the Beis Medrash following the 8:45am Shacharis.

Yesodei HaTorah (Gemara Basics) resumes Thursday, November 3, at 8pm.


R' Pinchas Werner – 8:15am Shiur will resume Oct. 22.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur will resume Oct. 22.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf ..

Rabbi William Millen – Gemara Shiur resumes Oct. 22.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur one hour before the Sephardi Mincha.

Rabbi Dovid Katzenstein will give the shiur at Arcola between Mincha and Maariv Shabbos afternoon.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha shiur resumes Shabbos Breishis, Oct. 22.

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur will resume after Yom Kippur.

YISE Sisterhood seeks sponsors to subsidize the festive Simchas Torah kiddushim it annually provides at both the Arcola and University Blvd. branches of YISE. Sponsorships for these kiddushim can be made in honor of loved ones or upcoming simchas, in commemoration of yahrtzeits, or to simply show appreciation for the YISE community and YISE Sisterhood. Any sponsorship amount is greatly appreciated as costs for these "free" kiddushim are high and no "admission" is charged!

Sponsorship checks should be made out to YISE Sisterhood and sent to Hedy Bauman, 1131 University Blvd. W., #610, Silver Spring, MD 20902 or email to pledge a donation. Sponsors will be publicly acknowledged (unless otherwise noted).

Also, YISE Sisterhood is seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and cleaning up the Simchas Torah kiddushim. Please contact if you can volunteer. Tizku L'mitzvot and Chag Sameach from the YISE Sisterhood!


Women's Daytime Tehillim new day & new time, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am. Contact Arleeta Lerner for details, 301-649-0552.

The Franco Foundation and the High Holy Days – The Franco Foundation is an important part of our community's safety net for individuals and families unable to face emergencies and pay for basic needs. Please send your generous tax-deductible donation to the Franco Foundation c/o Allan Franco, 613 Bromley St., Silver Spring 20902. You can also refer cases to

The Annual Coat Drive continues – New and lightly worn coats you aren't using are welcome, as are hats and gloves. Unfortunately there are people who need our help. Contact Adam Bashein to arrange coat pick up. 301-943-4370 or

Career Gateway for Mid-life and Older Workers – Starting Oct. 17, JCA offers five 6- hour classes over 2 weeks, covering networking, resumes, and interview skills. 12320 Parklawn Drive, Rockville. .

Help in Selecting Your Medicare Drug Plan – You have from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7 to sort through your many options and act on your decision. Learn how at Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington's next eldercare program, Sunday, Oct. 23, 9:30-11:30 am., at YISE. Hilary Dalin, a director at the National Council on Aging, will speak.

Online Computer Training starts Oct. 24 – The OU will offer classes in Adobe Photoshop, Excel, PowerPoint, and Web Design. More info and register at

Networking Skills – the ABCs – Avoid job-search turn-offs and mistakes. Learn tools for creating and cultivating networking relationships in professional and social settings. Monday, Oct. 24, 6:30-8:30pm, 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville. Sponsored by JSSA. More info and register (required) at

Senior Beacon 12th Annual 50+ Expo – Hold the Date, Sunday, Nov. 6, White Flint Mall, N. Bethesda. Exhibitors include: Banks & Investor Services; Estate Planners; Elderlaw Attorneys; Reverse Mortgage Specialists ; Hospitals, Physicians & Health ; Professionals; Home Care Agencies; Housing Providers & Retirement Communities; Home Improvement and Design/Build Companies; Tour Providers and Tourism Agencies; Entertainment Venues; Nonprofit Organizations ; Local/State/Federal Government Agencies… and more!

Save the Date: Sunday. Nov. 13, BCGW Breakfast – BCGW /Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington. Call 202 331-4481 for information.


Saturday, Oct. 29 – Bar mitzvah of Chaim Hes, 8:45AM Main Minyan

Friday, Nov. 4 – Ruach Minyan, Arcola Social Hall, 5:50pm
Kashrut Alert – David’s Bagels brand Dark Chocolate Non-Pareils, bears an unauthorized Star-K symbol. The product is not certified by Star-K. Corrective measures are being taken.

Borrowing a Wheelchair for Yom Tov -Wheelchairs may be borrowed from Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington by calling 202-331-4481. Press 1 for equipment.

Be Safe while Walking at Night – YISE Youth Committee now has reflective belts available for sale, at the price of $9 per belt or 3 belts for $25. To purchase your belt or for more information, contact Michael Ravin, 301-681-0233 or Program profits benefit YISE Youth Programs.

Visits to Alfred House Shalom – Residents in this assisted living community at 711 Lamberton Street, would appreciate visits, and some entertainment. Please call in advance to Surita, 301-281-1672.


MORNING SERVICES (Oct. 16 – Oct. 22)

Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Monday/Tuesday 6:10am 6:25/7:35/8:45am 6:05am "

Wed.- Hoshanah Rabbah 6:05am 6:15/7:00/8:45am 6:05am "

Thurs.- Shemini Atzeres 8:30am 7am/7am/8am/8:45am 8:00am "

Friday – Simchas Torah 8:30am 6:45/8:30am 7:30am "

Shabbos 8:30am 7am/7am/8am/8:45am 8:00am "

AFTERNOON SERVICES Mincha -Maariv (Oct. 16 – Oct. 18)

Sunday – Tuesday – Arcola & University 6:15pm

HALACHIC TIMES (Oct. 16 – Oct. 22)

Talis & Tefillin 6:32am

Krias Sh'ma 10:05am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:24pm

Next Shabbos, October 21-22, 2011

Parashas Bereshis – 24 Tishrei, 5772 Light Candles by 6:03pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 6:00pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard, Arcola & University 6:05pm

Early Shabbos Mincha – Arcola 2:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 5:45pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard, Arcola & University 6:00pm

Shabbos Ends 7:01pm

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