Parshat Emor: April 30, 2010

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YISE Shabbos Shorts

Shabbos April 30-May 1, 2010

Parshat Emor 17 Iyar 5770

Light Candles 7:42pm Earliest Candle lighting 6:34pm

Early Friday Mincha – Arcola 6:45pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi & Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Arcola 7:45pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the 8AM Minyan.

Rabbi Akiva Leiman will speak at the 8:45AM Main Minyan.

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

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Dorfman family

in honor of Moshe`s Bar Mitzvah.

The 8:45AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the "Haimish Kiddush Group."

Early Mincha – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:25pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:40pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:40pm

Shabbos Ends 8:45pm

Mazal Tov to:

Fariba & David Danesh on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Sarah Leah. Mazal tov also to the siblings, Shlomo Ya`acov, Rachamim Akiva, Rivkah Rachel, and Yosef Chaim.

Miriam & Sheldon Lisbon on the engagement of their granddaughter, Shani Schreiber, daughter of Julie & Chezkel Schreiber, to Elisha Levinson of Toronto.

Barbara & Dr. Clifton Price on the birth of a grandson, Zecharya Shlomo (Zachary Solomon),born to their children, Shoshana & Dave Shrank of Levittown, PA. Mazal Tov also to all the aunts, uncles and mishpocha.

Sylvia & Julius Dorfman on the Bar Mitzvah of their grandson, Moshe, son of Michal Dorfman and Beryl Dorfman. Mazal Tov also to siblings Yonatan & Chana.


Shabbos, May 1 – Bar Mitzvah of Moshe Dorfman, 8AM Minyan

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

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


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 – 5yr 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.

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

The YISE Sisterhood Seudah Shlishit scheduled for Shabbos, May 8, has been cancelled out of consideration for the family of Rabbi Anemer, z"l.


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 Gemora shiur previously taught by Rabbi Anemer, z"l, will now be conducted by Rabbi Moshe Arzouan, starting this Wednesday night 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 thesmall 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, Masechet Chagigah, 1 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes -Parsha shiur will meet this Shabbos 30 minutes before Mincha.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at Arcola.

R` Yitzi Becker – Shiur between Mincha & Maariv at University Blvd.

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


Buy a raffle ticket, just $10, and support the YISE Nursery! Prizes include a full summer camp at Camp Shomrai (transferrable) and a Laptop computer. Other prizes are an electronics package, a carseat, a toy package and a beautiful Tiger`s Eye pendant. The drawing will be held Sunday, May 2, at the YISE Nursery Lag B`Omer Carnival. You do not need to be present to win. For tickets e-mail Lianne Heller,, and state # of tickets you want to buy.

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

A tallis was found in Rabbi Rosenbaum`s shtender. If it is yours, please call the office, 301-593-4465, ext. 401.


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, 4:00pm. All women welcome!

An aerobics class for women meets Tuesdays, 8:00-9:00pm. A fun way to work on yourmuscles with weights and Jewish music. Location: 1111 University Boulevard West, Apt. # 217. Contact Stella Levy, 240-899-7720 or stellalevy@yahoo. com for info/registration.

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

Lag B`Omer – Cougar Camp and PTA Vaad/Horim of MJBHA invite you to join their Lag B`Omer Celebration! Sunday, May 2, 3 – 7pm, at MJBHA, 13300 Arctic Avenue, Rockville. For more information contact Michael Becker at Visitors brighten their day – Assisted living residents at Muriel House (4 Saddlerock Court) welcome visitors of all ages, children included. Nothing formal required: drop in for a short period, sing, play musical instruments, in the morning or mid-afternoon. Call 301-681-6196 before coming.

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

Prayerbook and Biblical Hebrew class forming in Kemp Mill, one in day and one in evening, for those who can read, but want understanding, fluency, transparency in prayers and readings from Torah and Tanach. Low fee, sliding scale. Contact 301-649-6517, 202-361-4167, or

Israel in a Time of Global Change at American University, Monday, May 17, 8:00am-4:30pm. Presented by AU`s Center for Israel Studies and The American Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE). 12 leading Israeli scholars will address topics such as "The Complexities of Israeli Citizenship: The Jewish and Democratic Nature of the State," "Are Images from Israel ‘Jewish`? – A Filmmaker`s Perspective" and "Maintaining Jewish Identity in an Era of Globalization." AICE Executive Director Mitchell Bard will give the keynote address: "The Obama Administration`s Middle East Policy: Bridge to Peace or Nowhere." Free to the public. Go to to register. Contact Stephanie Kogan with questions or for detailed information, or 301-565-3918.

Online Chinese Auction – The Greater Washington Community Kollel is currently hosting an online Chinese Auction, drawing date: June 30. Fabulous prizes! Exciting vacations! Visit for your chance to win.

Share your simcha – Don`t know what to do with left over catered food from your simcha? The Yehudah Mond Foundation will distribute your extra food to individuals and local families in need. To donate, call or have your caterer contact 301-537-7158 or

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.

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


The YISE community is invited to the University Blvd. Shul after Maariv Sunday, May 9, for our 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.

Special thanks to Chaim Fruchter for loaning and setting up his speaker system for use in the Shul during the "Memories of the Rav" program last Sunday.

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

Davening Times Week of May 2- May 8, 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 "

Tues/Wed/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 (May 2 – May 6)

Arcola/University Sunday – Thursday 7:50pm

HALACHIC TIMES (May 2 – May 8 )

Talis & Tefillin 5:11am

Krias Sh`ma 9:33am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:41pm

Next 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

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

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, May 5, at 12 Noon.

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