Parashas Korach – June 19-20, 2015

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

June 19-20, 2015 – 3 Tammuz 5775 – Parshas Korach

Light Candles by 8:18 (and not before 7:04) – Havdalah 9:26

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:18, and not before 7:04

* 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 University: 8:30 Sephardi: 7:45 Nusach Sefard: 7:00

* Mincha:

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

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:26

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 Minyan Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* 8:45 Main Minyan – The Koretzky family in honor of Meir's Bar Mitzvah

Shabbos Shiurim:

* Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur at 9:00 AM.

* Rabbi David Hyatt – Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Shacharit.

* Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will not meet this week.

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 7:25 PM.

* Rabbi Amram Hes – Shiur at 7:45 PM.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

* Rabbi Silver – Shiur after Mincha at University

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Joey Franco – Mortgage Banker – 301-529-5387.

Mazal Tov

* Malka & Rabbi Ari Koretzky on the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Meir. Mazal Tov to his siblings, Rena, Shalom and Ahuva, and to his grandparents, Margie & Dr. Martin Koretzky and Sora & Rabbi Shaya Kivelevitz.

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 small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Halacha Chabura for Men, Tuesday evenings. For more details, please contact

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

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash Shiur for Women, Wednesdays at 8:00 PM, in the small Beis Medrash.

* Rabbi Silver's Parsha Shiur for Men and Women. A mix of Halacha and Aggada. Tuesday evening at 9:00 PM at the home of Marion & Harry Felsen. Refreshments provided by the hosts.

* 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 AM. Choose from classes:

* Timeless Talmud with Rabbi Menachem Winter

* Parsha Discourses with Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman

* Unraveling the Navi with Rabbi Zecharia Schwartz

* Jewish Philosophy 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.

* 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; 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

* Iyunim L'Halacha with R' Moshe Haim Blate

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, Wednesdays at 7:00 PM at University – Shiur is on summer break and will resume in August.

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

YISE Programs and Listings

We welcome new members who were voted in at recent Board meetings:

Serena & Ben Kalish, Michal & Duvie Merkin, Sarah Ahuva Shalom, Tania & Nachum Shedlo.

The YISE Membership Directory will be published soon. If you are a member and have moved or would like any changes in your published directory listing, please submit your changes at: or send an e-mail to or contact the YISE office.

The Despair of Galus, the Joy of Geulah: Is There Anything in Between? – Shiur for Women with Rabbi Rosenbaum. Sunday, June 21, at 8:30 PM at the home of Masha Schore, 911 South Belgrade Road.

Going Deep – The Meaning of the Amidah – Six Monday night Shiurim with Rabbi Rosenbaum for men and women. Meets June 22 to July 27 from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM. in the small Social Hall. Part of the YISE Meaningful Tefilah Project (Mincha and Maariv are part of the class).

NEW SHIUR THIS WEEK – Sefer Daniel: Template for Exile, Vision of Redemption – Six-part summer series for women given by Rebbetzin Atara Rosenbaum, meets on Tuesdays, June 23 – July 28, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, in the youth room behind the women's balcony.

The Dialogue Between the Rabbi and Questioner in the Halachic Process – YISE, in conjunction with the GWCK, invites men and women of the community to a Jewish Ethics lecture by Rabbi Moshe Walter. Sunday, June 28, at 9:30 AM at YISE.

Tisha B'Av: The Responsibility of Being the Chosen People – The Pre-Three Weeks BMZG Community Shiur for men and women with Rabbi Yitzchak Scher, Rebbe – Yeshiva Gedolah, at YISE. Tuesday June 30, Mincha at 7:45 PM; Shiur at 8:00 PM; Maariv to follow. For more information contact Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910.

Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington and the YISE Chesed Committee – Rabbi Koss will be speaking on topics in Jewish History. Monday, July 6, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, 1111 University Blvd. W., apt. 215. Light refreshments will be served. For information, please contact Miriam Friedman at 301-754-1517 or

Helping Hands Across Kemp Mill – YISE's Chesed Committee is looking to add names to its volunteer list. Please contact: Melanie Karlin, 301-681-4740, or Miriam Friedman, 301-754-1517, to be included. Please note there is an immediate need for drivers to the Hebrew Home and back to Kemp Mill. Please sign up if you can help out.

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

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.

The Haimish Kiddush Group was created in 2010 to ensure that there will be a kiddush following the 8:45 Minyan every Shabbos. The Group would like to invite you to join us in 2015. The cost to become a member is $100. You can also choose to be set up with automatic renewal that will charge you each year for the Haimish Kiddush Group. If you are interested in joining or have any questions, please contact Raph Ginsburg at

The 8:45 Main Minyan L'Chaim Group was created to provide a L'Chaim every Shabbos there is a Haimish Kiddush and is financially and operationally separate from the Haimish Kiddush. We are seeking additional sponsors. When making a pledge, please ensure that your donation is designated for the L'Chaim Group. Contact Abe Zwany at to join.

Dedicate a Brick, and Help Build a Kelim Mikvah

Dedicate a brick in the path to the Cheryl Stern Community Kelim Mikvah. Your engraved brick will be placed on the sidewalk in front of the Mikvah.

Brick: 4" x 8" brick paver on the Kelim Mikvah path.

Lines: 3, Characters per line: 20, Cost: $ 180.00 each

Double Brick: 8" x 8" brick paver on the Kelim Mikvah path.

Lines: 6, Characters per line: 20. Cost: $ 500.00 each

Donations are 100% tax deductible.

For more details visit:

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will not meet this week and will resume on Shabbos Parshas Shoftim, August 22.

Please join us this week for groups: 2-5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony; Groups run 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Please pick up child(ren) promptly.

Community Programs and Listings

Mazal Tov to Gita & Charles Siegman on the marriage in Israel of their granddaughter, Hadar, daughter of Atara & Joel Stein of Beit Shemesh, to Amos Kalfon.

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.

Women's Discussion Group – Shabbos afternoons, 5:30 PM at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1006 Lamberton Drive.

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

Women's Dance Performance – Sunday June 21, 2:30 PM at the American Dance Institute in Rockville. An incredible afternoon of dance for the women of Silver Spring. Featuring performances by La Zooz's Spring Session classes, New York professional dancer, Sydney Schiff, Artistic Director Michelle Penn and more! Tickets $10. Please reserve in advance at Light reception to follow.

Toastmasters' Meeting – Wednesday, June 24, 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.

GWCK Youth Summer Kollel – June 29 – July 16, Monday – Thursday evenings, 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM for 5th and 6th grade boys, 8:15 PM – 9:00 PM for 7th – 9th grade boys. At the Kollel. Refreshments, raffles, and prizes!

Dirshu Daf Yomi B'Halacha on Hilchos Tefillin. With Rabbi Eli Reingold, learn Mishna Brurah on Monday – Thursday evenings, 35 minutes before Mincha at YISE Arcola. For information contact him at 301-996-5910 or

Workplace Skills Workshop:

* Resumes – Beyond the Basics – Free workshop with Joe O'Hare. Wednesday, June 24, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM. At KMS. To reserve a seat, please email DMarwick@Job

SAVE THE DATE – Mikvah Emunah Society's 2015 Dinner – Wednesday, September 2, honoring Donna & Jeff Lawrence. Details to follow shortly.

The Ultimate Kindness – Chevra Kadisha is called the ultimate good deed, Chesed Shel Emet, as the recipient cannot return the favor. The Chevra Kadisha of Greater Washington needs volunteers to conduct Taharot. Opportunities are available daily and volunteers from throughout the region are welcome. For more information or to volunteer, contact: For Women's Division – Devorah Grayson, 202-438-7060. For Men's Division: (301) 593-1193 or

The Week Ahead

Sunday, June 21 – Father's Day Monday, June 22 Tuesday, June 23 Wednesday, June 24 Thursday, June 25 Friday, June 26
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 6:15, 7:10 6:20, 7:15 6:20, 7:15 6:15, 7:10 6:20, 7:15

Mincha /Maariv
Arcola 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 See Shabbos schedule
Sephard 8:20 8:20 8:20 8:20 8:20

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 4:39 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:26 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:49 PM

Next Shabbos

June 26-27, 2015 – 10 Tammuz 5775

Parshas Chukas

Light Candles by 8:19 – Havdalah 9:27

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:19, and not before 7:05

* Mincha:

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

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis:

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

* Mincha:

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

* Maariv/Havdalah: 9:27

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, June 20 Bar Mitzvah of Meir Koretzky, 8:45 Main Minyan

Monday, June 22 Basic Colors, 12:00 Noon to 6:00 PM

Shabbos, June 27 Bar Mitzvah of Ezra Mond, 8:45

Main Minyan

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, June 24 at 12 Noon.

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Monday through Thursday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Friday 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

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Rabbi Binyamin Silver – Asst. Rabbi Maurie Rosenberg – Executive Director