Parashas Bamidbar and Shavuos – June 10-13, 2016

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shavuos Shorts

June 10-13, 2016 – 5-7 Sivan 5776 – Parshas Bamidbar and Shavuos

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Esther & Jacob Edeson in honor of their 54th wedding anniversary.

Mazal Tov

* Jacqueline & Rabbi Haim Arzouan on the birth of a grandson to Shoshana & Josh Suchoff. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Miriam & Larry Suchoff of New City, NY.

* Rosalie & Stanley Handwerger on the birth of a granddaughter, Maya Valentina (Maya Gavriella) to their children Anna Belgorodsky & Steve Handwerger. Mazal Tov to the grandparents, Viktoria & Mikhail Belgorodsky and brother Dave.

* Susan & Abe Zwany on the birth of a grandson, Boaz Yaacov, to Sharona & Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Leib Seidel of Baltimore. Mazal Tov to Boaz's siblings Gavriel Dov, Leora and Aliza Maayan, and to all the aunts, uncles and cousins.

Shabbos Schedule

June 10-11, 2016 – 5 Sivan 5776

Parshas Bamidbar

Light Candles by 8:15 – Havdalah 9:23

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:15, and not before 7:00

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:45, 7:15, 8:15 University: N/A Sephardi: 7:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 University: N/A Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

The 9:15 Minyan meets in the Boys' Yeshiva.

* Mincha:

Arcola: 2:30, 5:00, 8:10 University: N/A Sephardi: 3:00 Nusach Sefard: 8:10

* Maariv and Light Candles after: 9:23 (Sephardi 9:00)

(No preparations shall be done before this time.)

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 and 9:15 Minyanim Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* Sephardi Minyan – David Mordechai in honor of his daughter Avigail Bat Ahuva and by the Sephardic Minyan.

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Marina & Gregory Shmunis

* 9:15 Minyan – "The Kemp Mill Singles Crew"

Shabbos Shiurim:

* Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur at 9:00 AM, behind the balcony.

* Rabbi David Hyatt – Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan, Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi William Millen – Shiur at 7:10 PM.

* Rabbi Amram Hes – Shiur at 7:40 PM.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 8:30 PM.

Shavuos Schedule

The flowers for Shavuos are donated in memory of David Kramer, Z"L,on the occasion of his 14th Yahrzeit by Karen & Howie Schulman and family.

First Day Shavuos, Sunday, June 12:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 5:05, 7:00, 8:00, 8:45 University: N/A Sephardi: 4:12 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

* Mincha:

Arcola: 8:15 University: N/A Sephardi: 8:10 Nusach Sefard: 8:10

* Maariv: 8:50

* Light Candles after 9:24

(No preparations shall be done before this time.)

Second Day Shavuos, Monday, June 13:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 University: N/A Sephardi: 8:15 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

The 9:15 Minyan meets in the Boys' Yeshiva.

* Yizkor – not before 10:30

* Dvar Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan – Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 and 9:15 Minyanim – Rabbi Silver

* Mincha:

Arcola: 8:15 University: N/A Sephardi: 8:10 Nusach Sefard: 8:10

* Shiur:

* Arcola – Rabbi Silver

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:24

Spend Shavuos at Shomrai

* Please note: All Minyanim at University are cancelled this Shabbos and Shavuos.

* The 9:15 Minyan will not meet on the first day of Shavuos.

* Learning program starts at midnight Motzai Shabbos – see flyer.

* I Accidentally Left My Bedroom Light on Friday Night, What Should I Do? Rabbi Rosenbaum will give a Shiur Shavuos night for 4th–6th grade boys from 12:00 AM to 1:00 AM.

* Tikkun Leil Shavuos – The Pastry Oven Cakes are donated by Nissy & Eva Moskowitz in memory of loved ones.

* Second Day Lunch – Monday, June 13, the Second day of Shavuos, 12:30 PM at YISE – reservations required.

* A Sundae on Monday – Join YISE Youth for a Family Ice Cream Party. Monday, June 13, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Arcola Social Hall.

YISE Programs and Listings

Dating Survival Guide: Practical and Productive Tips for Women in Shidduchim Ages 18-24 – A panel led by Rebbetzin Estee Silver. Monday, June 13, the second day of Shavuos. 5:30 PM, at the home of the Wakschlags, 11604 Monticello Avenue. Questions ahead of time are encouraged. Please send questions to:

YISE Together-for-5 – Begins on Tuesday, June 14, with a new series of audio Shiurim by Rabbi Rosenbaum about the Halachos of Travelling. For more info, visit

Fight the Bite: How can you reduce the threat of the Zika virus from mosquitoes? Dr. Joseph Sklar, infectious disease specialist, and Dr. Richard Broth, a high-risk pregnancy obstetrician, will discuss the risk and the protective measures you can take. Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum will introduce the program. Sunday, June 19, 10:30 AM – 12:00 Noon at YISE (Social Hall). Sponsored by Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington, and the Chesed committees of YISE, KMS and SSJC.

Membership Directory – The 2016 YISE Membership Directory will be printed soon. To submit changes to your directory entry, go to or contact The deadline for changes is Wednesday, June 15.

Tefillah in Times of Difficulty: A Unique Way to Connect – Shiur for women with Rabbi Rosenbaum. Sunday, June 19, at 8:30 PM at the home of Masha Schore, 911 South Belgrade Road.

Camp Shomrai is back! Camp Shomrai is back for another great summer for ages 2-5! For inquiries, please contact Sarah Dollman at

The First Annual YISE Volunteer Appreciation Kiddush will take place on July 9, recognizing the many volunteers who make our Shul so special. Contact to sponsor.

Shiurim from Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer, ZT"L, are available at

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos and the 2nd day of Shavuos at 9:15 AM sharp, followed by a Kiddush on Shabbos sponsored by the Friedman and Solomson families in honor of two great Gabbaim, Edan Friedman and Noach Solomson. Happy belated, but same day birthdays!

Groups this weekend:

* Shabbos (Parsha Shenanigans) and Second day of Shavuos: 2-5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony; Girls 1st-4th grade gather in the main lobby and Boys 1st-4th grade gather outside the Social Hall and walk to the Yeshiva. Early care for 2-5 year-olds runs from 9:30-10:00. Groups run 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Please pick up child(ren) promptly.

* No groups on the first day of Shavuos.

Community Programs and Listings

Daf Yomi meets in the Yeshiva Beis Medrash – Sunday at 6:30 AM, Monday through Thursday at 9:00 PM, and Shabbos 1-1/2 hours before regular Mincha.

Dirshu Daf Yomi B'Halacha on Hilchos Tefillah, learn Mishna Brurah with Rabbi Eli Reingold, Monday – Thursday, 8:00 PM – 8:45 PM at YGW. For information contact him at 301-996-5910 or

Tehillim – Wednesday mornings. Contact Arleeta Lerner at 301-649-0552.

Kemp Mill Pirchei – will resume in the Fall.

Shiur on Parsha – This Shabbos, June 11, with Rabbi Marvin Goldman. at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 316, at 4:00 PM.

Behind Every Great Woman Stands a Man: Boaz – Shiur for women by Rabbi Ahron Lopiansky, first day Shavuos, Sunday, June 12, 5:15 PM, YGW–Tiferes Gedaliah Boys Campus, Belonofsky Bais Medrash.

The Responsibility of Parents and The Mitzvos of Children – Shiur for men by Rabbi Eli Reingold, second day Shavuos, Monday, June 13, Chavrusa Learning at 5:45 PM, Shiur at 6:45 PM, YGW–Tiferes Gedaliah Boys Campus, Foxman Bais Medrash.

Will You Be a Hero? Zichron Menachem Annual Hair-Raising Event offers you the opportunity to get a free haircut and do a Mitzvah at the same time. Tuesday, June 14, after Shavuos: Progressions Salon and Spa, 12211 Nebel Street, Rockville. 4:30 PM, 5:30 PM, and 6:30 PM. Make your appointment today by contacting Nancy Mehlman at For more information on Zichron Menachem, visit

Toastmasters' Meeting – Wednesday, June 15, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM in the YISE Small Social Hall. See what Toastmasters is all about and find out how you can become a more confident communicator and leader. Contact Scott Schlesinger at for more information.

Berman Hebrew Academy 72nd Anniversary Dinner and Casino Night – Thursday, June 16, 6:45 PM, at BHA. Blackjack, Craps, Texas Hold ‘Em, and Roulette. Sponsorships and RSVP on-line at Take a chance – join us and support Berman.

10th Anniversary Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture – Presented by JPDS of the Nation's Capital, featuring U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro. Monday, June 20 at 7:30 PM, at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. Purchase tickets at

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual selfimprovement), Sundays at 9:30 AM, in the room behind the Balcony – will not meet this week.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara Shiur for Men, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 AM – 6:45 AM, in the room behind the Balcony.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Halacha Chabura for Men, Tuesday evenings at 8:00 PM, in the Social Hall. For more details, please contact – will next meet on June 14.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Nach Shiur, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM, in the small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash Shiur for Women, Wednesdays at 8:00 PM, in the small Beis Medrash – will not meet this week.

* Rabbi Silver's Parsha Shiur for Men and Women. A mix of Halacha and Aggada. Tuesday evening at 7:30 PM. For more details, please contact

* GWCK Sunday Kollel Brunch and Learn for Men – Sunday mornings. Bagel brunch at 9:30 AM followed by classes from 10:00 AM – 10:45 AMwill not meet this week.

* Rabbi Levy's Amud Yomi Shiur, Sunday 6:25 AM- 7:25 AM and Monday through Friday 6:25 AM – 7:10 AM in the Beis Medrash.

* The Golden Network's Torah Hour with breakfast and learning, Tuesday mornings following the 8:30 Shacharis, in the Arcola Social Hall. Open to men and women. For more information 301-338-4810 or

* Bais Medrash Zichron Gedaliah – Tuesdays at 8:00 PM in the Social Hall; Mincha at 7:45 and Maariv to follow. Choose from classes:

* Gemara Kop with R' Nachum Schwartz

* Becoming an Inspired Eved Hashem – Alei Shur (R' Shlomo Wolbe) with Rabbi Yitzchak Scher

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, Wednesdays at 7:00 PM at University – will not meet this week.

* GWCK Yesodei Hatorah, a skills-building program designed to foster Gemara proficiency, Thursdays, 8:45 PM to 9:30 PM in the small Social Hall

The Week Ahead
Sunday, June 12 & Monday, June 13 Tuesday, June 14 Wednesday, June 15 Thursday, June 16 Friday, June 17
Arcola Shavuos – See schedule on front page. 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30 6:15, 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 6:30, 6:55, 7:35, 8:30
Sephardi 6:15, 7:15 6:15, 7:15 6:10, 7:10 6:15, 7:15

Arcola 8:25 8:25 8:25 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 8:20 8:20 8:20

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 4:37 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:25 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:47 PM

Next Shabbos

June 17-18, 2016 – 12 Sivan 5776

Parshas Nasso

Light Candles by 8:18 – Havdalah 9:26

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:18, and not before 7:03

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:45, 7:20, 8:20 University: 7:15 Sephardi: 7:00 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

Arcola: 7:00, 8:00, 8:45, 9:15 University: 8:30 Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

* Mincha:

Arcola: 2:30, 5:00, 7:45 University: 8:15 Sephardi: 7:35 Nusach Sefard: 7:50

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:26

Upcoming Events
Monday, June 13 Shavuos Lunch (reservations required)

Monday, June 13 A Sundae on Monday, 4:00 PM

Wednesday, June 15 Senior Lunch, Speaker: Anita Joseph, Department of Health and Human Services "Services for Seniors in Montgomery County"

Shabbos, June 18 Bar Mitzvah of Aryeh Kraiman

Sunday, June 19 Fight the Bite, 10:30 AM

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, June 15 at 12:00 Noon.

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