Parashas Korach – June 20-21, 2014

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Young Israel Shomrai Emunah – Shabbos Shorts

June 20-21, 2014 – 23 Sivan 5774 – Parshas Korach – Mevorchim Hachodesh

Light Candles by 8:19 (and not before 7:04)- Havdalah 9:26

The Shabbos Shorts is sponsored this week by Arleeta & Rabbi Dr. Ivan Lerner in honor of the birth of their great-grandson.

Shabbos Schedule

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:19, and not before 7:04

* Mincha 6:50 (Social Hall), 7:00 (Sephardi, Nusach Sefard), 7:15 (Univ.), 7:20, 8:20

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:15 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Mincha 2:30, 5:00, 8:00 (Sephardi), 8:15 (Arcola & Univ.)

* Maariv/Havdalah 9:26

Divrei Torah:

* 8:45 Main Minyan Rabbi Rosenbaum

* 8:00 Minyan Rabbi Silver

Kiddush Sponsors:

* Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard – "The Group"

* 8:00 Minyan – "The Chevra"

* 8:45 Main Minyan – In honor of the Graduates

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 at 7:15 PM.

* Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur at 7:15 PM.

* Rabbi Amram Hes – Shiur at 7:45 PM.

* Rabbi Rosenbaum – Shiur after Mincha at Arcola.

* Rabbi Silver – Shiur after Mincha at University.

Mazal Tov

* Florence & Joel Avigan on the birth of a great-granddaughter, Chava Sara, born to her grandchildren, Bilah & Moshe Barzel of Modiin, Israel. Mazal Tov to the whole Mishpacha.

* Chava & Rafi Cohen on the birth of a son. Mazal Tov to grandparents Michele & Ben Cohen of Riverdale, and Brachi & Ariel Fischer of Monsey, and to big sisters Talya and Eliana and all of the aunt, uncles and cousins. The Shalom Zachor will be held at the Cohens' house this Friday night starting at 9:00 PM and the Bris will be on Tuesday after the 6:55 Minyan.

* Arleeta & Rabbi Dr. Ivan Lerner on the birth of a greatgrandson, born to Rivki & Yaakov Lichter of Baltimore. Mazal Tov to grandparents, Alyson & Rabbi Dr. Daniel Lerner and Miriam & Bernie Lichter, great-grandparents Joan & Dr. Jonathan Pinchas and great-great-grandmother, Dena Lerner Gerber.

* Gita & Charles Siegman on the marriage of their granddaughter, Michal, daughter of Atara & Joel Stein of Beit Shemesh, to Menachem Schechter, in Israel.

Weekday Shiurim

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

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Gemara Shiur for Men, Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 AM – 6:45 AM, in the small Beis Medrash – will not meet on Friday.

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

* Rabbi Rosenbaum's Haftoros 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.

* Rabbi Silver's Halacha Shiur for Men, Tuesdays at 8:00 PM, in the Social Hall, part of the Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah Program, is currently studying the Halachos of Tefillah.

* 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

* Beis Medrash Zichron Gedaliah for Men, Tuesdays at 8:00 PM in the YISE Social Hall. (Mincha at 7:45 PM. Maariv at 9:00 PM.)

* Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's Advanced Gemara Shiur for Men, Wednesdays at 6:50 PM at University – will not meet for the next few weeks.

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

Please continue to Daven for the kidnapped Israeli teens, Yaakov Naftali Ben Rachel Devorah, Gilad Michael Ben Bat Galim, and Eyal Ben Iris Teshurah. Some appropriate chapters of Tehillim would be 121, 130, and 142. May they and all those searching for them be protected from all harm and return home speedily.

YISE Youth Announcements

The Youth Minyan will join and lead services at the 8:45 Main Minyan this Shabbos, Parshas Korach.

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.

YISE Youth Open House – Middle School and High School students, please join us on Sunday, June 22 in the Arcola Social Hall for an open house to meet the new Youth Director, and to hear about/share ideas for events and activities for the upcoming year. Boys open house will be 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM and girls will be from 8:15 PM – 9:15 PM. Snacks will be provided. Please RSVP to

Family 5K Rabbi Relay Race – Come out to YISE on Sunday, July 13th at 10:30am for the first 5K Rabbi Relay Race to raise money for Tzedakah. Families/individuals can walk/jog/run the Kemp Mill neighborhood, answer questions from Rabbis at local shuls, and end with pizza and Music at YISE. $5 per child 2-18, or $15 which includes an event t-shirt and slice of pizza. More pizza will be available for purchase. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Brett Kugler at

YISE Programs and Listings

Special Youth Shabbos this Week – We are pleased to announce that this Shabbos, Parshas Korach, the Youth Minyan will lead services at the 8:45 Main Minyan. We are sure that parents and community members alike will Shep much Nachas. (Please note that the regular 9:15 Youth Minyan will not take place this Shabbos.)

A youth/family Shalosh Seudos will meet in the large social hall at 5:20, following the 5:00 Mincha. Suggested ages are pre-school through 3rd grade. Parents and other siblings are welcome.

YISE Together-for-5 – Continues with a series of audio Shiurim by Rabbi Rosenbaum on "The Halachos of Kiddush." For more info, visit

Rabbi's Vacation – Rabbi Rosenbaum will be on vacation from Thursday, June 26 through Sunday, July 6. People with Halachic questions should feel free to call Rabbi Silver at 917-363-5840. Anyone who needs to speak with Rabbi Rosenbaum about a pressing matter should contact a member of the office staff, who will alert Rabbi Rosenbaum.

Message from the YISE Bookkeepers – Our fiscal year closes on Monday, June 30. We would greatly appreciate all members paying their outstanding obligations.

Bais Medrash Zichron Gedaliah – Summer Session began on June 10. Shiurim at 8:00 PM; Mincha at 7:45 PM; Maariv at 9:00 PM.

Summer Session Shiurim:

* Gemara Kop: Thinking through Maseches Sukkah – R' Nachum Schwartz

* Halachos of Tefillah – Rabbi Binyamin Silver

* Strengthening Our Emunah: Alei Shur (R' Shlomo Wolbe) – Rabbi Yitzchak Scher

* What's Under the Hood? An in-depth analysis from the sources of pertinent halacha topics – R' Moshe Chaim Blate

Join us for the open Beis Medrash or we can help you set up a Chavrusa in any topic. Located in the YISE Social Hall.

GWCK Sunday Kollel Brunch & Learn for Men – Start your week off the right way with your choice from new classes being offered at YISE on Sunday mornings! Join us for bagel brunch at 9:30AM, followed by classes from 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. Shiurim options:

* Timeless Talmud – Learn Talmud in-depth with a focus on practical applications – Rabbi Menachem Winter, beginning with Keitzad Mevarchim and the laws of blessings. This week's topic: Is the obligation to recite blessings Biblical?

* Parsha Discourses – Analyses of selected topics from the weekly Parsha – Rabbi Yitzhak Grossman. This week's topic: Parshas Chukas: Women as Prophetesses, Judges, Holders of Public Office and Voters.

* Unraveling the Navi – An exploration of the Navi with classic commentaries, beginning with Sefer Yehoshua – Rabbi Dovid Brotsky. This week's topic: Expanding the borders of Israel.

* Before We Begin – Study Jewish philosophy through the introductions of the Rambam, beginning with the Introduction to Perek Chelek – the 13 Principles of Faith – Rabbi Yonatan Zakem. This week's topic: What the World to Come isn't.

YISE Nursery Announcements:

* YISE Nursery presents Camp Shomrai 2014 – Download camp forms at or contact 301-593-7365 or for further information.

* YISE Nursery registration for 2014-2015 school year – Call 301-593-7365 with questions or to make an appointment for a tour.

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.

Community Programs and Listings

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

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy's Shiurim on Alshich 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM and Gemara Pesachim 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM, Monday through Friday at 609 Hyde Road. Walk-ins welcome. For more information, or 240-423-8810.

Women's Discussion Group – Shabbos afternoons, 5:30 PM at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1006 Lamberton Drive, reading "Getting to Know Your Soul" by Rabbi Ittamar Schwartz, author of Bilvavi Mishkan Evna.

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

The Mikvah Emunah Society announces that the Ballard Street Keilim Mikvah had been repaired and refilled, and is open for use.

Woodside Synagogue's Kosher Kitchen Series: "Keeping Bugs in Check, the most up to date information on checking fruits and vegetables," with Rabbi Sholom Tendler, Kashrus Administrator at the Star-K, Monday, June 23, 7:15 PM.

GWCK Junior/Teen Boys Summer Kollel – Beginning this Monday, June 23.. There will be snacks, raffles and prizes! Classes for 5th and 6th graders will be 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM and classes for 7th – 9th graders will be 8:15 PM – 9:00 PM, Monday – Thursday at the Kollel.

Pray through Song – All women and girls are invited to an evening of singing and coming together led by soulful singer Dahlia Topolosky to support efforts to "Bring our Boys Home." This Tuesday, June 24 at 8:00 PM at the home of Shuly Babitz, 913 Annmore Drive. Please RSVP to or

Toastmasters' Meeting – Wednesday, June 25 at 8:00 – 9:00 pm in the 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.

Hilchos Brachos, Part 2: Let Them Eat Cake…Mezonos Rolls? Pizza??- Shiur for Women. Monday, June 30 with Rabbi Eli Reingold. 8:30 PM, YGW Boys Campus. Presented by The YGW Women's Alumnae Association and the Kollel Zichron Amram. For more information please contact Rabbi Reingold at 301-996-5910.

Job Assist Events:

* Computer Training Online – Beginning & Intermediate Microsoft Word & Excel. On-line classes start on Tuesday, June 24, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Info and register at

* Federal Jobs – Workshop by Joe O'Hare. Free. Wednesday, June 25, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. At KMS. To reserve e-mail

The Week Ahead

Sunday, June 22 Monday, June 23 Tuesday, June 24 Wednesday, June 25 Thursday, June 26 Friday, June 27

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

University 8:00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Sephardi 7:30 6:05 6:15 6:15 6:05 6:15


Arcola 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 8:25 See Shabbos schedule

University N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Halachic Times: Earliest Talis & Tefillin: 4:40 AM, Latest Krias Shma: 9:26 AM, Earliest Mincha: 1:49 PM

Next Shabbos

June 27-28, 2014 – 30 Sivan 5774

Parshas Chukas – Rosh Chodesh

Light Candles by 8:20 – Havdalah 9:27

Friday Night:

* Light Candles by 8:20, and not before 7:05

* Mincha 6:55 (Social Hall), 7:00 (Sephardi, Nusach Sefard), 7:15 (Univ.), 7:20, 8:20

Shabbos Day:

* Shacharis 7:00, 7:00 (Nusach Sefard), 8:00, 8:15 (Sephardi), 8:30 (Univ.), 8:45

* Mincha 2:30, 5:00, 8:00 (Sephardi), 8:15 (Arcola & Univ.)

* Maariv/Havdalah 9:27

Upcoming Events

Shabbos, June 21 Graduation Kiddush & Shalosh Seudos

Monday, June 23 The Man With The Truck, 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM, Arcola Social Hall

Next Shabbos Shorts Deadline: Wednesday, June 25, 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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