Parashas Behaaloscha – June 9-10, 2017

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

June 9-10, 2017 – 16 Sivan 5777 – Parshas Behaaloscha

Light Candles by 8:15 (and not before 7:01) – Havdalah 9:22

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Tova Kwiat with Hakaras HaTov to her parents for their guidance and support throughout all the years of her education.

Mazal Tov

* Adina & Fred Friedman on the birth of a granddaughter, Bracha Golda, to their children, Devorah & Shmuel Friedman of Baltimore.

* Donna & Geoffrey Rosenbloom and Nancy & Charles Greenberg on the birth of a granddaughter, Rachel Rus, to Mira & Marc Greenberg of Baltimore. Mazal Tov to great-grandfather, Henry Sandler, to her siblings, and to all of the aunts, uncles and cousins!


* Jeffrey Lawrence on the passing of his mother, Mickey Lawrence. The funeral took place on Sunday in Florida. Shiva was completed before Shabbos.

* Ira Ungar on the passing of his sister, Lili Ungar. Ira will be observing Shiva at his home, 613 Winona Ct., through Tuesday morning. Minyan schedule: Mincha/Maariv: Sunday/Monday: 8:15, Shacharis: Sunday: 9:00, Monday: 6:45, Tuesday: 7:00.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:15, and not before 7:01

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:50, 7:15, 8:15 Sephardi: 7:15 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

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

The 9:15 Minyan will Daven at the Yeshiva.

* Mincha:

Arcola: 2:30, 5:00, 8:10 Sephardi: 7:50 Nusach Sefard: 8:10

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:22

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 and 9:15 Minyanim Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* 8:00 Minyan – "The Chevra"

* Sephardi Minyan – Davida & Adam Yitzhaky and Luna & Avi Perez

* 8:45 Main Minyan / 9:15 Minyan – Graduation Kiddush

Shabbos Shiurim:

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

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

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi Levy – Shiur at 7:05 PM, Large Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

Weekday Shiurim

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mussar Study Group for Women (spiritual self-improvement), Sundays at 9:30 AM, in the room behind the Balcony.

* 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 Small Beis Medrash. For more details, please contact – will not meet this week.

* 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 room behind the Balcony – 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 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM. Choose from classes:

* Timeless Talmud with Rabbi Menachem Winter

* Parsha Discourses with Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman

* Unraveling the Navi with Rabbi Hillel Shaps

* Before We Begin with Rabbi Yonatan Zakem

* 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.

* Rabbi Levy's Shiur for women on The Value of Modesty – based on text by Rav Shimshon Dovid Pincus ZT"L. Alternate Sundays, 7:00 PM in the Large Beis Medrash.

* The Golden Network Presents:

* Rabbi Barry Greengart's Shiur on Daily Halachos for Men and Women, Tuesday mornings 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM.

* Rabbi Raphael Malka's Mishnah Class for Men, Tuesday mornings, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

* For more information: 301-732-1773 or

* Rabbi Yitzchak Scher's Shiur for Men and Women on Megillas Rus. Tuesdays, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM, in the Small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men – will resume in August.

* Rabbi Yonatan Zakem's Shiur for Men and Women, Pearls of Prayer, exploring the depth and meaning of our daily prayers. Wednesdays, 9:15 PM, Small Beis Medrash.

* GWCK presents CLAS (Community Learning at Shomrai) – 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM at YISE. For more information, please contact Rabbi Yonatan Zakem at or 513-313-4899.

* Men (classes located in the YISE Beis Medrash):

* Monday: 613 with Rabbi Hillel Shaps.

* Tuesday: In The Beginning with Rabbi Zacharia Schwartz.

* Wednesday: Torah Topics with Rabbi Menachem Winter.

* Thursday: Yesodei Hatorah with Rabbi Avraham Sussman.

* Thursday: Inspired Avodah with Rabbi Yitzchak Scher, Kollel Zichron Amram and Rebbe, YGW.

* Monday – Thursday: Shivti led by Rabbi Yonatan Zakem, under the guidance of Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman.

* Women (class located in the Small Social Hall):

* Monday: Women of Valor with Mrs. Sara Malka Winter – will not meet this week.

YISE Programs and Listings

Early Mincha Minyan – YISE is proud to offer a number of learning opportunities with the GWCK, at 8:00 PM Monday through Thursday. To facilitate the schedule of these programs, a 7:45 Mincha Minyan will take place in the Small Beis Medrash.

Ins and Outs of a Hospital Stay: Medical and Halachic insights – Understand how insurance works & how to communicate with hospital staff. Learn what halacha says about paying for health treatments when other obligations exist, and what is the community's responsibility to help defray costs. Speakers: Rabbi Brahm Weinberg, KMS, and Dr. Ira Rabin, V.P. MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Sponsors: Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington, YISE, KMS, SSJC, SEHC, Ohr Hatorah, Minchas Yitzhok, and Chabad of Silver Spring. Sunday, June 25, KMS Beis Medrash, 10:30 AM – 12:00 Noon.

How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk – YISE Shomrai Nursery Parenting Series. A six session workshop to help parents develop life long, close, communicative relationships with their children. Facilitated by Judy Rosenthal, parent educator and consultant, who has worked with parents of young children for over 10 years. 6 sessions beginning June 25. At the home of Judy Rosenthal. Cost: $100 per person / $120 per couple. (Includes a copy of "How to Talk so Kids will Listen, And Listen so Kids will Talk" by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, and class materials.) To Register: contact or 301-593-7365.

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

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill – YISE's Chesed Committee has a program to help members undergoing serious medical crises. If you or someone you know needs help with meals, carpools, childcare, etc., or to volunteer, please contact: Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517, If you are unable to cook a meal or help out, but would like to make a donation to Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill, please contact Simi Franco in the office.

The Rachel Bassan Horwitz Fund is used for medical needs in our area, elsewhere in the US, and in Israel. Thousands of dollars have been distributed to individuals requiring assistance. Our funds are depleting and in order to continue this much needed medical fund your financial help is needed! Tax deductible contributions may be made payable to: YISE Charity SPECIAL Fund, c/o Norma Burdett, 11720 Lovejoy St., Silver Spring, MD 20902. Earmark: Bassan Fund. For more information: Norma Burdett, 301-593-5964 or Pearl Bassan, 301-649-3137.

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will meet this Shabbos at 9:15 AM sharp in the Small Social Hall.

Please join us this week for groups: 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 for all ages run 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Please pick up child(ren) promptly.

The YISE Youth Committee wants YOUR help!! Check your email, Facebook or the Shul website and fill out the NEW YISE Youth Survey with your family's information!

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 Seuda, learn Mishna Brurah with Rabbi Eli Reingold, Monday – Thursday, 8:00 PM – 8:40 PM at the Boys Yeshiva. For information contact him at 301-996-5910 or

Kollel Dirshu Silver Spring is learning Maseches Kesuvos. Learn in the morning (5:45 AM – 6:30 AM) or in the evening (9:00 PM – 10:00 PM) at the Boys Yeshiva. For more information, please contact Rabbi Eli Reingold at 301-996-5910 or Ranon Cortell at 240-277-2730.

New Daily Halacha Program from Rabbi Eliyahu Reingold – Receive a new Daily Halacha every morning in your inbox! To join the over 100 daily listeners, send a blank email with "Subscribe" in the subject line to

Shmiras Halashon – Rabbi Levy's Shiur for men in Shmiras Halashon, weekday afternoons, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, 609 Hyde Road.

Silver Spring Gemachim – For a complete list:

Pirkei Avos Shiur at University Towers – Shabbos, June 10 at 1121 University Blvd. West, Apt. 516, at 4:00 PM.

Kemp Mill Pirchei – For boys, first through sixth grade in the Yeshiva classrooms, Shabbos afternoons, 4:00 PM – 4:55 PM. If you're interested in sponsoring, please contact,

Sulam Annual Gala – Tuesday, June 13 at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda. For more information and to register,

Toastmasters' Meeting – Wednesday, June 14, 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.

Medical Trends & Health Care Costs in Retirement – Featuring Dr. Robert Pokorski, Prudential's Medical Director. Thursday June 15, at 6:30 PM at YISE. Great news! We're living longer. Advances in medical care are largely responsible for this wonderful gift. But, at what price? Join us for this informational session. For more information or to register please contact Avi Strum at 240-389-9969 or Dinner provided. Kindly RSVP by Sunday, June 11 as seating is limited. Co-sponsored with the JCCGW.

Annual Yad Zlata Concert – Superstars of Jewish Music, Eighth Day Band, the hottest Jewish band with millions of YouTube hits. Plus special performance by star singer / songwriter, Boruch Sholom. Sunday, June 25, 7:00 PM at the Berman Hebrew Academy. Information and tickets at or 240 200-4515.

The Week Ahead

Sunday, June 11 Monday, June 12 Tuesday, June 13 Wednesday, June 14 Thursday, June 15 Friday, June 16
Arcola 6:30, 7:30, 8:45 6:15, 6:45, 7:35, 8:30 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 7:30 7:10 7:15 7:15 7:10 7:15

Mincha /Maariv
Arcola 8:20 7:45 (Mincha), 8:20 7:45 (Mincha), 8:20 7:45 (Mincha), 8:20 7:45 (Mincha), 8:20 See Shabbos schedule
Sephardi 8:15 8:15 8:15 8:15 8:15

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 4:37 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:24 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:47 PM

Next Shabbos

June 16-17, 2017 – 23 Sivan 5777

Parshas Shlach – Mevorchim Hachodesh

Light Candles by 8:18 – Havdalah 9:26

Friday Night:

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

* Mincha:

Arcola: 6:50, 7:20, 8:20 Sephardi: 7:15 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

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

* Mincha:

Arcola: 2:30, 5:00, 8:15 Sephardi: 7:55 Nusach Sefard: 8:15

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:26

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, June 10 Graduation Kiddush

Thursday, June 15 YISE Nursery Graduation, 9:30AM, Arcola

Wednesday, June 21 YISE Board of Directors Meeting, Small Beis Midrash, 7:30 PM

Shabbos, June 24 Aufruf of Benjy Katz

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, June 14 at 12:00 Noon.

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